Meaning of PATENT in English

PATENT

I. noun

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patent leather

patent leather shoes

patent medicine

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■ NOUN

application

It is essential that any ideas and development work concerning a possible future patent application are kept absolutely secret and confidential.

A record 5-year high in the number of published patent applications is indicative of the increased level of innovation throughout the company.

leather

When found, she was wearing a pink floral dress, lilac tights, a white cardigan and black patent leather shoes.

Marion looked down at her low-heeled patent leather pumps and sighed.

■ VERB

apply

His company has applied for patents on the method.

He applied for a patent for his design on 26 July 1907.

From the priority date, the patentee normally has up to 12 months to apply for patents in other countries.

The Megan and Morag experiments also enabled us to apply for patents .

file

Following in the well-trodden footsteps of Christopher Columbus, western corporations have filed a number of patents on these attributes.

By the time he died, though, he had filed over a thousand patents and was a very wealthy man.

The first person to file a patent on the idea was W. Bartlett Jones of Chicago in 1927.

He has filed a patent on his idea, and hopes to have a working prototype by the end of the year.

grant

But if an application is made to patent a computer-controlled furnace it may well succeed and be granted a patent.

They were granted the first patent on the airplane in 1906.

The United States patent and trademark office has granted three patents to RiceTec of Texas.

hold

The group displayed material from Syngenta, the multinational which holds the golden rice patents .

Does he hold the patent on himself, so that every part of him is his, and only his?

The institute will hold the patent and distribute the royalties.

Bristol-Myers Squibb holds the international patent on stavudine.

infringe

At about the time of the exhibition, it emerged that the firm was infringing the Medlock patent .

D infringes the patent for the computer chips, regardless of knowledge.

The Heinen letter claims' Latitude appears to specifically infringe Apple's patents and copyrights.

It has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft stating that it has infringed two Stac patents .

obtain

By this time Sadler was interested in steam engines: in 1791 he obtained a patent for an unsuccessful rotary engine.

Unocal obtained the patent in February 1994 and was sued in April 1995.

protect

Some computer inventions have to be protected by copyright rather than patents .

S., Roundup remains protected by patents until 2000.

Farmers must also agree to destroy any leftover seed each year in order to protect Monsanto's patent .

take

He has taken out patents for the process and for the chips.

And they are taking out a patent on it.

Murdock lost no time in setting out for London to take out a patent for his model.

Peregrine Phillips took out a patent in 1831 for the contact or catalytic process for the manufacture of sulphuric acid.

Roebuck was very interested in Watt's invention and suggested that he take out a patent for it.

When, in 1979, he had found that the technology was available for his ideas, Campbell took out patents .

Albright purchased the patents , and then took out his own patents on improvements to Schrötter's method.

I haven't forgotten the way you talked about taking out patents on some of the techniques I developed here.

use

In some cases a patentee can be compelled to grant a licence to use his patent on reasonable terms.

Each company seeks unspecified damages and injunctions that would stop the other from using its patents .

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At about the time of the exhibition, it emerged that the firm was infringing the Medlock patent .

He had a patent and had earned millions of dollars in royalties.

However, spilled milk and out-dated patents are two things equally useless, so I shall catch the late train tomorrow.

It is essential that any ideas and development work concerning a possible future patent application are kept absolutely secret and confidential.

It is indoctrination Misguided pride leaves us impervious to any version of success that does not bear the patent of our system.

The Megan and Morag experiments also enabled us to apply for patents.

The United States patent and trademark office has granted three patents to RiceTec of Texas.

II. adjective

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■ NOUN

leather

She noticed with disgust that there were several droplets of blood on the patent leather .

And black patent leather tap shoes covered her most famous toes, which nobody realized yet were famous.

The woman stepped lightly away on her high-heeled, patent leather boots to her basket-work Mini parked beside the public convenience.

Footwear first, of course: Gucci patent leather , square-toed boots are in.

He reached centre-stage and crossed one leg in front of the other - patent leather pumps whining in the glow from the footlights.

Pearlized white patent leather handbags are popular, says Aaronson.

medicine

Taken on to sell insurance, patent medicines and beauty products, I sold my own animals and bought an old bicycle.

We are exposed to chemicals everywhere, in oven cleaners, detergents, patent medicines , hair sprays-everywhere.

For instance, he collects on his little card index all references in Wells to feeding, eating, and patent medicines .

Now, when I stopped at the Emporium, I looked at the patent medicine display first.

He had sorted the boxes of patent medicines and stacked them in one corner away from the cartons of collar studs and bootlaces.

The new display focuses primarily on the role of patent medicines from 1870 to 1906.

system

It should also be noted that no patent system can be watertight.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Footwear first, of course: Gucci patent leather, square-toed boots are in.

Her reluctance to go made her heart ache, but the truth was patent .

This entitled them to bring a patent action against the buyers to enforce the patent.

III. verb

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process

What remains For MacDonald and Wimpey, of course, is patenting their process and cloning their hybrid for the purpose of franchising.

Union Carbide have patented a process for the catalytic conversion of synthesis gas to ethylene glycol.

Fox Talbot continued to work on his own photographic process in 1839-40 and patented his positive-negative process in 1841.

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Cox made millions by patenting a device used in steel production.

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For the outside walls, he used cinder-block masonry, with a patented concrete stucco sprayed on.

He was scarcely out of school before he had patented a rock-boring machine for coal mines.

Healthcare companies are scrambling to patent the new approach first.

The advantage of tera-ethyl lead was that it could be patented and royalties charged.

They patented the Sam Torrance Putter and Sam signed a contract.

They took Joly's method a step further when they patented their autochrome system in 1904.

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