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  • n. In United States patent law, an implied license under which a firm may use a patented invention, invented by an employee who was working within the scope of their employment, using the firms' equipment, or inventing at the firms' expense.


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  • When I was about six, Momma and Daddy bought a gas station and souvenir shop right across the street from River Bend.

    It Ain’t All About the Cookin’

  • Now, in the time of the consulship of Marcus Minucius Rufus and Spurius Postumius Albinus, his grandson — another Marcus Fabricius Margarita — was so well stocked that a rich man might be fairly sure if he went to Fabricius Margarita that he would find a suitable pearl in the shop right there and then.

    The First Man in Rome


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