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Patent Law

What is a patent?

A patent is an intellectual property right granted by the government to an inventor to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling an invention througout the United States or importing an invention into the United States for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure of the invention when the patent is granted.

                                                         U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


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