misuse of patents

Definition of misuse of patents

: an attempt of a patent owner to extend his monopoly beyond the express terms of the patent grant resulting in the denial by the courts of protection to the patent

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“Misuse of patents.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misuse%20of%20patents. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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