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Synonyms for patent

Synonyms for patent

Synonyms for patent

a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention

an official document granting a right or privilege

obtain a patent for

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grant rights to

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make open to sight or notice

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(of a bodily tube or passageway) open

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clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

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The paper was stamped American Embassy,' and it was the digest of several opinions as to the effect of the new patent law upon the import of articles manufactured under processes controlled by the Coulson & Bruce syndicate.
The first thing you want in a new country, is a patent office; then work up your school system; and after that, out with your paper.
174,465--"the most valuable single patent ever issued" in any country.
For his three or four years of inventing he had re- ceived nothing as yet--nothing but his patent.
The grants of land, made either by the crown or the state, were but letters patent under the great seal, and the term “patent” is usually applied to any district of extent thus conceded; though under the crown’, manorial rights being often granted with the soil, in the older counties the word “manor” is frequently used.
If Marmaduke don’t send that fellow off the Patent, he may ornament his village with his own hands for me,” Here Richard paused a moment, and cleared his throat by a loud hem, while the negro, who was all this time busily engaged in preparing the sleigh, proceeded with his work in respectful silence.
PATENT MEDICINES were patent lies, but, like the charms and indulgences of the Middle Ages, they deceived the people.
In February 2006, the United States Patent Office issued its seven millionth patent, and continues to issue hundreds of thousands of patents per year.
applied for the first in a series of patents on a drug it called Oxycontin--a painkiller to which Rush Limbaugh would later become addicted.
Around the world, a substantial majority of all human beings may be disqualified from new drugs by patents and the resulting monopoly pricing.
IBM has pledged open access to key innovations covered by 500 IBM software patents to individuals and groups working on open source software.
patents cover living plants, ornamental designs and useful inventions (the latter are called "utility" patents).
Toledo, Ohio, a privately held genomic biotechnology company offering standardized, quantitative, multi-gene expression analysis products and services, has announced that its multi-gene expression technology has recently received 11 international patents.
One of the natural consequences of that opening up of the world of business methods to patents was that people in the financial community--including in the insurance world--have jumped in, and they've jumped in with both feet," said Steven J.
Some of these corporations may be holding unexploited intellectual assets, such as patents.