read on

Definition of "read on"
  1. In patent law, it's the act of literally describing elements of an invention, leading to patent infringement if the patent details characterize all elements of the infringing device
How to use "read on" in a sentence
  1. In their defense, they argued that the patent didn't read on their new device.
  2. The court decided the patent did indeed read on the elements of the offending technology.
  3. The claim of patent infringement was based on the patent's read on the key parts of the defendant's product.

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