Definition of Patent. Meaning of Patent. Synonyms of Patent

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Definition of Patent

Patent
Patent Pat"ent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Patented; p. pr. & vb. n. Patenting.] To grant by patent; to make the subject of a patent; to secure or protect by patent; as, to patent an invention; to patent public lands.
Patent
Patent Pat"ent, n. [Cf. F. patente. See Patent, a.] 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 to an invention. (b) A document making a grant and conveyance of public lands. Four other gentlemen of quality remained mentioned in that patent. --Fuller. Note: In the United States, by the act of 1870, patents for inventions are issued for seventeen years, without the privilege of renewal except by act of Congress. 2. The right or privilege conferred by such a document; hence, figuratively, a right, privilege, or license of the nature of a patent. If you are so fond over her iniquity, give her patent to offend. --Shak.

Meaning of Patent from wikipedia

- A patent is a form of intellectual property that gives its owner the legal right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention for a limited...
- Letters patent (Latin: litterae patentes) (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch...
- of law, an invention is patentable if it meets the relevant legal conditions to be granted a patent. By extension, patentability also refers to the substantive...
- Patent infringement is the commission of a prohibited act with respect to a patented invention without permission from the patent holder. Permission may...
- The Benz Patent-Motorwagen ("patent motorcar"), built in 1885 built by Karl Benz, is widely regarded as the world's first production automobile, that is...
- A patent is a set of rights granted by a government to an inventor. Patent may also refer to: Letters patent, a type of legal instrument issued by a monarch...
- A patent application is a request pending at a patent office for the grant of a patent for an invention described in the patent specification and a set...
- A patent attorney is an attorney who has the specialized qualifications necessary for representing clients in obtaining patents and acting in all matters...
- Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a medical condition in which the ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth: this allows a portion of oxygenated blood...
- A patent office is a governmental or intergovernmental organization which controls the issue of patents. In other words, "patent offices are government...
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