umbrella patent

noun

: a patent in which claims are made all-embracing in order to give some color of right for litigating against those alleged to infringe it

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“Umbrella patent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/umbrella%20patent. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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