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DOMINATING PATENT [1 record]

Record 1 2015-01-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Patents (Law)
OBS

A patent which covers an invention forming a necessary adjunct to the practicing of a subsequent invention. A common example occurs with the invention of an improvement to a patented invention previously conceived.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Brevets d'invention (Droit)
OBS

Brevet couvrant une invention indispensable à la mise en œuvre d'une invention ultérieure. Un exemple classique est celui d'une invention brevetée à laquelle une invention ultérieure apporte une amélioration, propriété industrielle.

Spanish

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