Definition of Patents. Meaning of Patents. Synonyms of Patents

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Definition of Patents

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 Patents from wikipedia

- patents, and utility models and Gebrauchsmuster are sometimes called petty patents or innovation patents. The additional qualification utility patent...
- patent in the United States are intellectual property patents and land patents, though letters patent are issued for a variety of other purposes. They function...
- nations to have patents declared invalid. United Kingdom patents can be reviewed by way of a non-binding opinion issued by the Patent Office, or by formal...
- fails to get licenses to all patents that are essential to complying with a standard, owners of the unlicensed patents may demand or sue for royalties...
- Patents is a search engine from Google that indexes patents and patent applications. Google Patents indexes more than 87 million patents and patent applications...
- ethical issue involving gene patents is how the patents are used post-issuance. A major concern[who?] is that the use of patented materials and processes will...
- hidden in patent archives. There are a minimum of 278 patents issued to Tesla in 26 countries that have been accounted for. Many of Tesla's patents were in...
- group of contracting states, the unitary patent aims to be cheaper than European patents. Instead, unitary patents will be accepted in English, French, or...
- programs and the Patent Cooperation Treaty Software patents under national laws: Software patents under United States patent law Software patents under United...
- Europe, patent infringement of both national patents and European patents are essentially dealt upon by national courts. Although European patents are granted...
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