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patentee

noun [C]     /ˌpeɪtəntˈiː, ˌpætəntˈiː/ LAW
a person or company that owns the legal right to make or sell something: The patentee is expected to arrange for the invention to be worked commercially to the fullest extent that is reasonably practicable.
(Definition of patentee noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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