patent

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biological theft; illegal collection of indigenous plants by corporations who patent them for their own use biopiracy
drug that has a trade name and is protected by a patent (can be produced and sold only by the company holding the patent) brand-name drug , proprietary drug
United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913 Commerce , Commerce Department , Department of Commerce , DoC
patent granted control , copyright , franchise , grant , invention , license , protection
United States inventor who built early sewing machines and won suits for patent infringement against other manufacturers (including Isaac M. Singer) (1819-1867) Elias Howe , Howe
when the patent protection for a brand-name drug expires generic versions of the drug can be offered for sale if the FDA agrees generic drug
contract giving someone the legal right to use a patent or trademark licensing agreement
patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable nostrum
violation of the rights secured by a patent patent infringement
medicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription patent medicine
right granted by a patent; especially the exclusive right to an invention patent right
protected by trademark or patent patent , proprietary , trademarked
inventor to whom a patent is issued patentee
copyright or patent, expired public domain
payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property royalty
(patent law) a document drawn up by the applicant for a patent of invention that provides an explicit and detailed description of the nature and use of an invention specification
someone who draws up specifications giving details (as for obtaining a patent) specifier
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