Translation: from english

patent applied for or pending

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  • patent pending — (also patent applied for) ► used to show that the person who has made or is selling a product has asked for a patent on it: »The company has a patent pending on the machine. Main Entry: ↑patent …   Financial and business terms

  • Patent pending — This article is about patents. For the band, Patent Pending, see Patent Pending (band). For the Heavens album, see Patent Pending (album).The expressions patent pending (sometimes abbreviated by pat. pend. or pat. pending ) or patent applied for… …   Wikipedia

  • patent — the granting by a government of monopoly rights to the owner of an invention to manufacture and sell it for a certain number of years, conditional on the owner being willing to immediately reveal the ideas incorporated in the invention, so that… …   Financial and business terms

  • patent — / peɪtəntˌ pætənt/ noun an official document showing that a person has the exclusive right to make and sell an invention ● to take out a patent for a new type of light bulb ● to apply for a patent for a new invention ♦ ‘patent applied for’ or… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • patent — / peɪtəntˌ pætənt/ noun an official document showing that a person has the exclusive right to make and sell an invention ● to take out a patent for a new type of light bulb ● to apply for a patent for a new invention ♦ ‘patent applied for’,… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • patent pending — n. A notice placed on an object informing others that its inventor has applied for a patent on it and is awaiting the government’s decision. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell.… …   Law dictionary

  • Patent troll — is a pejorative but questioned term used for a person or company who is a non practicing inventor, and buys and enforces patents against one or more alleged infringers in a manner considered by the target or observers as unduly aggressive or… …   Wikipedia

  • Patent prosecution — describes the interaction between an applicant, or their representative, and a patent office with regard to a patent, or an application for a patent. Broadly, patent prosecution can be split into pre grant prosecution, which involves negotiation… …   Wikipedia

  • Patent Reform Act of 2005 — The Patent Reform Act of 2005 (USBill|109|H.R.|2795) was United States patent legislation proposed in the 109th United States Congress. Texas Republican Congressman Lamar S. Smith introduced the Act on 8 June 2005. [ Dennis Crouch,… …   Wikipedia

  • pending — ▪ I. pending pend‧ing 1 [ˈpendɪŋ] preposition formal while waiting for something, or until something happens: • A decision has been delayed pending further inquiries.   [m0] ▪ II. pending pending 2 adjective …   Financial and business terms

  • patent — n. 1) to grant, issue a patent 2) to apply for; obtain, take out a patent 3) to hold a patent 4) to infringe a patent 5) patent pending ( a patent has been applied for ) 6) a patent on (she took out a patent on her invention) * * * [ peɪt(ə)nt]… …   Combinatory dictionary


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