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design patentnoun [C]

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LAW in the US, a ​legaldocument that ​protects the way something looks so that others cannot ​copy it: It's possible that your ​creations may ​qualify for a ​designpatent. apply for/​grant a ​designpatent
(Definition of design patent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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