1) Open; expanded; evident; apparent; unconcealed; manifest; public; conspicuous.
2) Open to public perusal; -- said of a document conferring some right or privilege; as, letters patent. See Letters patent, under 3d Letter.
3) Appropriated or protected by letters patent; secured by official authority to the exclusive possession, control, and disposal of some person or party; patented; as, a patent right; patent medicines.
4) Spreading; forming a nearly right angle with the steam or branch; as, a patent leaf.
5) A letter patent, or letters patent; an official document, issued by a sovereign power, conferring a right or privilege on some person or party.
6) A writing securing to an invention.
7) A document making a grant and conveyance of public lands.
8) The right or privilege conferred by such a document; hence, figuratively, a right, privilege, or license of the nature of a patent.
1) 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.
Example Sentences for
1) These positions are given to a person by letters Patent , which are a special letter from the monarch
2) In 2001 , the Patent for the glue that 3M uses on Post-It notes expired , so many other companies now make similar sticky notes
3) The harmonic minor is also occasionally referred to as the Mohammedan scaleUnited States Patent : 5386757 as its upper tetrachord corresponds to the Hijaz jins , commonly found in Middle Eastern music
4) This is called a Patent application
5) All of her medicines seemed to be the commercial, Patent variety.
6) The Academy examined novelty.MarketsAndPatents.com , Nowotarski , Bakos , `` A Short History of Private Patent Examination ' , Insurance IP Bulletin October 2009 Examinations were generally done in secret with no requirement to publish a description of the invention
7) In England , Wales and Northern Ireland it is a purely ceremonial post conferred by letters Patent
8) 1931 -- Thomas Edison submits his last Patent application
9) June 22 - Louis Daguerre receives Patent for his Daguerrotype camera
10) 1937 - Joseph-Armand Bombardier receives Patent for sprocket and track traction system used in snow vehicles
11) The Patent right usually ends after about 20 years
12) 1911 -RRB- Rather , a Patent provides the right to exclude others from making , using , selling , offering for sale , or importing the Patented invention for the term of the Patent , which is usually 20 years from the filing date Article 33 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights -LRB- TRIPS -RRB- subject to the payment of maintenance fees
13) 1983 - LZW Patent filed in USA
14) The company had always taken every precaution to prevent people crossing the lines except by the bridges, both by placing notices in every station and by the use of Patent spring gates at level crossings.
15) Recovering himself in a minute he opened for us two hulking Patent cabinets which held his massed suits and dressing-gowns and ties, and his shirts, piled like bricks in stacks a dozen high. ‘I ve got a man in England who buys me clothes.
16) 1973 - Patent for the ATM granted to Don Wetzel , Tom Barnes and George Chastain
17) This is called Patent examination
18) Mars received a Patent for his own process on March 3 , 1941
19) He got the Patent for these on March 3 , 1941
20) All of her medicines seemed to be the commercial, Patent variety.
21) 1894 -- W.K. Dickson receives a Patent for motion picture film
22) He also got permission from Lewis Paul for 250 spindles for his Patent roller-spinning machine , an early model of the water frame
23) He had on a dress suit and Patent leather shoes and I couldn’t keep my eyes off him but every time he looked at me I had to pretend to be looking at the advertisement over his head.
24) Typically , however , a Patent application must include one or more claims defining the invention which must be new , non-obvious , and useful or industrially applicable
25) Recovering himself in a minute he opened for us two hulking Patent cabinets which held his massed suits and dressing-gowns and ties, and his shirts, piled like bricks in stacks a dozen high. ‘I ve got a man in England who buys me clothes.
26) The company had always taken every precaution to prevent people crossing the lines except by the bridges, both by placing notices in every station and by the use of Patent spring gates at level crossings.
27) The Victoria Cross for Australia was created by letters Patent signed by Elizabeth II , Queen of Australia , on 15 January 1991
28) Low at the United States Patent Office
29) His step was elastic, and his face betokened inward pleasantry, as he advanced to Mr Bumble, and shook him cordially by the hand. ‘I have taken the measure of the two women that died last night, Mr Bumble,ssaid the undertaker. ‘You’ll make your fortune, Mr Sowerberry,ssaid the beadle, as he thrust his thumb and forefinger into the proferred snuff-box of the undertaker: which was an ingenious little model of a Patent coffin.
30) The 1929 US Ruby Red -LRB- of the Redblush variety -RRB- has the first grapefruit Patent