express abandonment

Definition of "express abandonment"
  1. A deliberate discontinuation of a patent application by filing a documented declaration in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, becoming effective upon action from a USPTO official
How to use "express abandonment" in a sentence
  1. The inventor decided to file for express abandonment of his patent application after failing to make significant progress.
  2. Express abandonment is often the last resort for entities unable to continue with their patent application process.
  3. The US Patent Office received an express abandonment for the new technology patent, thus canceling its progress.

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