Patent

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Patent

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patent

[adj] - (of a bodily tube or passageway) open 2. [n] - an official document granting a right or privilege 3. [n] - a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention 4. [v] - grant rights to 5. [v] - obtain a patent for 6. [v] - make open to sight or notice
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Patent

A patent is granted under the Patents Act 1977 by the Patent Office to the owner or owners of an invention (the patentee) which is novel, inventive and capable of industrial application. It can cover machines, products and processes. It gives the owner the exclusive right for 20 years from application to make, use, sell, import or licence the inven...
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Patent

an example of an Intellectual Property Right; a state monopoly granted to protect an invention.
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Patent

The granting of the exclusive right to commercialise or exploit an invention. To be granted a patent the invention must be new and not obvious. The person or organisation granted the patent has the exclusive right to exploit it for 20 years. Patents can be granted for the UK and other jurisdictions, such as the European Union and America.
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Patent

A document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention. See also: Inventor.
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patent

Documents conferring the exclusive right to make, use, and sell an invention for a limited period. Ideas are not eligible; neither is anything not new. In the UK, patents are granted by the Patent...
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Patent

not obstructed; open
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Patent

A privilege granted to the first registered inventor of an invention, allowing them to use or sell the invention for a period of time (assuming the annual renewal fees are paid)
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Patent

The grant of an exclusive right to exploit an invention i.e. to use it and benefit from it.  In order to obtain a patent the inventor must show that the invention is new, is not obvious and is capable of industrial application.  Applications for a patent usually accompanied by specifications must be made to the UK Intelletual Property Office....
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Patent

A government grant of temporary monopoly rights on innovative processes or products.
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Patent

Pat'ent (păt' e nt or pāt' e nt) adjective [ Latin patens , -entis , present participle of patere to be open: confer French patent . Confer Fathom .] 1. ( Oftener pronounced pāt' e nt in this sense ) Open;...
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Patent

Pat'ent noun [ Confer French patente . See Patent , adjective ] 1. A letter patent, or letters patent; an official document, issued by a sovereign power, conferring a right or privilege on some person or party. Specifically: (a) A writing securing t...
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Patent

Pat'ent transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Patented ; present participle & verbal noun Patenting .] To grant by patent; to make the subject of a patent; to secure or protect by patent; as, to patent an invention; to p...
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patent

1. ... 2. Open to public perusal; said of a document conferring some right or privilege; as, letters patent. See Letters patent, under 3d Letter. ... 3. Appropriated or protected by letters patent; secured by official authority to the exclusive possession, control, and disposal of some person or party; patented; as, a patent right; patent medicines...
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patent

adjective (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage; `patent ductus arteriosus`
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patent

letters patent noun an official document granting a right or privilege
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patent

noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
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Patent

A legal document issued by a federal government that grants exclusive rights for the production, sale and profit from the invention of a product or process for a specific period of time. Patents also grant the right to prevent others from copying the invention.
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patent

(pa´tәnt) open, unobstructed, or not closed. apparent, evident.
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Patent

• (a.) A letter patent, or letters patent; an official document, issued by a sovereign power, conferring a right or privilege on some person or party. • (a.) Spreading; forming a nearly right angle with the steam or branch; as, a patent leaf. • (a.) Open to public perusal; -- said of a document conferring some right or privilege; as,...
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patent

a government grant to an inventor of the right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention, usually for a limited period. Patents ... [12 related articles]
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Patent

The exclusive right to use documented intellectual property in producing or selling a particular product or using a process for a designated period of time.
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Patent

The legal right to the proceeds from, and control over the use of, an invented product or process, granted for a fixed period of time, usually 20 years. Patent is one form of intellectual property that is subject of the TRIPS agreement.
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