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- v. Present participle of invalidate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. tending to invalidate or prove false.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. establishing as invalid or untrue
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Writing about United States v. Eichman, she says, “[T] he Court, in invalidating the statute, made the correct decision.”
And "invalidating" the labor contract would reduce that 10% by a few percent, so what is the savings there, really, compared to other measures that might actually have a chance of fixing the problem.
When considering whether or not to use reexamination proceedings, you would want to consider the patent claims, the prosecution history, the specification, the prior art of record, and the new "invalidating" prior art that you might bring to the attention of the patent office.
This is the kind of invalidating response so many ignorant, and uncaring people use to invalidate some of us as people.
Probably enough the majority will emphasize it by 'invalidating' the election of the Monarchist!
Service Fund of 1,600,000 francs for the Minister of the Interior -- and the work of 'invalidating' the elections of troublesome deputies goes merrily on, and in the remote valleys and hills of France poor village curates are mulcted of half their humble stipends for the offence of calling upon their parishioners to vote for the candidates who do not attack their religion.
Sure, a defendant can, at their own expense, search for and maybe find the "invalidating" art -- but even if it is later proved that patentee was in possession of prior art before grant, costs will be difficult to recover.
'invalidating' the election of members of the minority.
I think that their argument, which thankfully has little chance of being adopted, is fundamentally misguided because it places total trust in elected officials to comply with the Constitution and eliminates the crucial check of courts invalidating unconstitutional government actions.
The problem is that the Court sees no difference between invalidating laws requiring segregation and invalidating laws to end segregation.