enforceability of patent

Definition of "enforceability of patent"
  1. The ability of a patent owner to bring a lawsuit against a party who uses, makes, or sells a patented invention without permission. This right lasts for the term of the patent plus an additional six years under legal time limitations for filing such a lawsuit
How to use "enforceability of patent" in a sentence
  1. The company's legal team sought to establish the enforceability of the patent for their new device.
  2. John was cautioned about the enforceability of the patent as he started selling his invention without proper authorization.
  3. Knowing the enforceability of the patent, the rival company refrained from copying the design.

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