Definition of "invention"
  1. Under U.S. patent law, it refers to a novel device, method, or discovery which demonstrates exceptional creative capacity or skill, and contributes significantly and uniquely to the advancement of science
How to use "invention" in a sentence
  1. The patent office requires proof that an invention has a unique and significant contribution to its field before they grant a patent.
  2. The technological leap forward was due to an invention that significantly advanced the state of current technology.
  3. The inventor was awarded a patent after demonstrating that his invention brought a novel approach to solving an existing problem in the field.

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