reduction to practice

Legal Definition of reduction to practice

: the process of demonstrating that an invention works correctly for its desired purpose

Note: Under federal patent law reduction to practice is taken into account in establishing priority of invention.

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“Reduction to practice.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/reduction%20to%20practice. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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