Meaning of “patent protection” in the English Dictionary


"patent protection" in Business English

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patent protectionnoun [ U ]

uk us LAW

laws that protect a person or a company that has created a new product or way of doing something, by stopping anyone else from copying or using it for a particular period of time:

apply for/extend/grant patent protection The biotechnology firm said it was applying for patent protection for the discoveries.

(Definition of “patent protection” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)