Patent in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Patent

an official government document that allows the creator of a product to only create and sell this product for a period of time

Examples of Patent in a sentence

After the consultation with a lawyer regarding my invention of a self-cleaning placemat, the lawyer explained that the patent would take years to acquire for my product. 🔊

Many investors will require the designer to have a patent on their product so that no one else will be able to copy it. 🔊

Cissy’s Cookie Company sued Union Desserts due to Cissy’s patent on her cookie cutters and finding out that Union has been manufacturing and selling the same cookie cutter. 🔊

“You need to get a patent on your new light bulb,” said a friend, “so that no one else can replicate your product.” 🔊

In the next few years, Sarah’s patent will expire and anyone could make and sell the printer that she first invented. 🔊

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