Definitions

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  • adj. Not patented.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of devices and processes) not protected by patent

Etymologies

un- +‎ patented (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But so this second tier public option only provides “basic care” and “unpatented drugs”.

    Matthew Yglesias » Revenge of the Public Option

  • Two links worth reading: Harvard research fellow Ben Adida views Google's decision as a pragmatic bet on making the Web more open as I've noted before, one reason the Web has succeeded so well is its unpatented, royalty-free status, while Mozilla's Asa Dotzler advances a more market-oriented argument by pointing out that Chrome, Firefox and Opera add up to about 40 percent of the Web audience.

    Google to eject H.264 video from Chrome browser

  • The generics say their brand rivals, if left unchecked, can describe their patents broadly in FDA submissions to shut out generic competition, even for unpatented uses of a drug.

    High Court to Hear Generic-Drug Case, Rejects Abu Ghraib Challenge

  • It is false marking to mark as patented an unpatented article if done with the intent to deceive the public and as such, is a fineable offense.

    Revitalizing false patent marking

  • Assorted pharmaceutical firms use it in their patented nicotine-delivery products which, they hope, will one day replace the public-domain natural unpatented tobacco plant.

    FDA To Promote Increased Smoking

  • Finally, Monsanto is not trying to remove open pollinated/unpatented seeds from the market.

    Monsanto and Seed Cleaners

  • A mineral evaluation by the BLM determined minimal commercial mining potential and there are currently no active patented or unpatented claims within the boundaries.

    Mike Rosso: Browns Canyon Wilderness Study Area

  • When I left for India last month, the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River were at serious risk from uranium mining -- when I returned, Interior Secretary Salazar had announced that his agency will temporarily make 1 million acres of public lands surrounding the Grand Canyon off-limits to new uranium mining claims, as well as to exploration and development of existing, unpatented claims.

    Carl Pope: The Rest of the Story

  • Other Withholding Taxes Royalties, license fees or other compensation paid by a Mexican licensee to a non-resident for unpatented technology of trademarks are subject to withholding tax at the rate of 35%.

    Doing business in Mexico: general legal, business & entry issues

  • When royalties arising under the same contract are paid for both patented and unpatented technology, the withholding tax rate will be 15% Interest payments to non-residents are subject to withholding tax rates of 15%, 21% or 4.9% or 10% for residents of a tax treaty partner, and 35%, depending on the type of payee.

    Doing business in Mexico: general legal, business & entry issues

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