Translation of patent in Spanish:


patente, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪt(ə)nt//ˈpætnt//ˈpat(ə)nt/


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    patente feminine
    to take out a patent on sth patentar algo
    • patent pending, patent applied for patente solicitada / en trámite
    • before noun patent agent agente de patentes
    • (in US) patent attorney abogada especialista en patentes
    • Design patents cover the non-functional features of useful objects.
    • Prior to the Civil War, free Blacks could legally obtain patents on their inventions.
    • The pressure for the FDA to act will only intensify as biotech patents expire.
    • One problem is that there is apparently no penalty for filing a bogus patent.
    • The specific applications of the invention are known as claims and are crucial to determining patent infringement.
    • The technology has been patented in South Africa, with international patents pending.
    • A design patent was filed and issued in 1986.
    • The number of issued software patents grew exponentially in the U.S. beginning in the early 1980s.
    • He didn't win, but he received a patent for his invention in 1870.
    • Defenders of business method patents say they encourage innovation.
    • The present proceedings were initiated by the claimant, whose claim alleges that Process A infringes the patent in suit.
    • Multinational pharmaceutical companies hold patents on drugs that can bring immense relief to AIDS sufferers.
    • The first is to identify the inventive concept embodied in the patent in suit.
    • Since it was developed over 20 years ago, all the original patents have run out.
    • Obviously, lower standards for granting patents induce more applications, which generates more fees.
    • Hence, the USA far exceeds the EU in the number of biotechnology patents.
    • All countries have to offer protection on drugs for which patents were filed after 1995.
    • They don't care much about licensing, software patents or threatening legislation.
    • Last year, the country was granted 146 U.S. patents for various technologies and products.
    • They are granting patents, but they are lamely trying to deny that these are food additives.

transitive verb

  • 1

    a patented design un diseño patentado


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    (invention) patentado
  • 2

    (handbag/shoes) de charol
  • 3

    (obvious) patente formal
    (obvious) evidente formal