Definition of patent right in English:

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patent right

Pronunciation: /ˈpatnt rīt/


The exclusive right conferred by a patent: one of the collaborators has agreed to waive its patent rights to the cowpea gene
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  • In principle, it is patent rights that confer property rights in innovations.
  • The first consideration prohibits an inventor from commercially exploiting the invention beyond the statutory grant of exclusive patent rights.
  • In the first case, the grant often comes with exclusive use clauses, patent rights, or is simply contract work.

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Syllabification: pat·ent right

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