from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The party that possesses or has been granted a patent.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who holds a patent; one to whom a patent is granted.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One to whom a grant is made, or a privilege secured, by patent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun One to whom a
grantis made, or a privilege secured, by patent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the inventor to whom a patent is issued
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In both cases, the court indicated that being a direct competitor of the patentee was a substantial factor in granting the injunction.
Patent Office do not show whether a patentee is a Negro or a
Gideon Parchomovsky and Peter Siegelman argue that the intersection is good, because the patentee will price lower-than-monopoly during the patent period to create brand loyalty, and after the patent expires people will continue to pay the slightly-higher price.
Agenda: ban reverse payments in patent settlements used to delay the entry of competing generic drugs against the (ex) patentee.
The underlying improper conduct must be shown by clear and convincing evidence; the burden is on the accused infringer to show that the patentee knew or should have known that the suit was baseless.
So the more patents that are “out there,” the greater are the costs involved in negotiating for a license from every patentee whom the new inventor may arguably be infringing.
Allow patentee to recoup investments, but allow preferential pricing for a specialized group, and prevent arbitrage.
Amazon. com became the most visible business method patentee with its one-click patent for a service that allows repeat visitors to move directly to the virtual checkout with one click (completing payment and shipping information in the process).
Most newspaper readers have learned merely that he is the patentee of a locomotive boiler of some peculiar construction.
I enclose herewith a circular giving a description of the ‘Gatling Gun,’ of which I am inventor and patentee.