Definition of "nonobviousness"
  1. A necessity for patent protection that stipulates an invention must provide unforeseen or surprising outcomes not predictable based on existing technology
How to use "nonobviousness" in a sentence
  1. The nonobviousness of her new software earned it patent protection.
  2. He argued the nonobviousness of his invention in the court to acquire a patent.
  3. The patent office evaluates an invention on several criteria, nonobviousness being a crucial one.

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