Definition of Patent system

1. Noun. A legal system for protecting the rights of inventors.

Generic synonyms: Legal System
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patent System

patent application
patent blue V
patent ductus arteriosus
patent hammer
patent hammers
patent infringement
patent law
patent leather
patent log
patent medicine
patent of invention
patent pool
patent pools
patent right
patent system (current term)
patent thicket
patent thickets
patent troll
patent trolls

Literary usage of Patent system

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"Two important goals are changes in Japan's patent system and a unified ... Successful negotiations to change the Japanese patent system could help some ..."

2. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"The chief defe English patent system is the absence of the li that has always ... A patent system just to ini hardly fail to be expedient to the nation. ..."

3. The Popular Science MonthlyScience (1893)
"American patent system. D. Walter Brown, 39 : 421. Inventor's manual, 36 : 854. patent system of the United Slates. Levin П. Campbell, 89 : 565. ..."

4. The Law of Patents for Useful Inventions by William Callyhan Robinson (1890)
"were intended to establish and develop a permanent patent- system, by which the reciprocal rights of the inventor and the public might be carefully ..."

5. Foreign Patent and Trademark Laws: A Comparative Study with Tabular by Arthur Philip Greeley (1899)
"The English patent system. Opposition. The system in force in Great Britain, commonly referred to as the English system, may be considered a modified ..."

6. Select Essays in Anglo-American Legal History by Association of American Law Schools, Mikell, William Ephraim, 1868-, Ernst Freund, John Henry Wigmore (1909)
"... made by the Lower House to obtain the data requisite for an investigation of the history of the patent system under the prerogative and at common law. ..."

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