utility patent

Definition of "utility patent"
  1. A 20-year protection for novel, useful, and nonobvious inventions, which is the most common type of patent
How to use "utility patent" in a sentence
  1. The inventor issued a utility patent for his unique water purification device.
  2. The company holds a utility patent which protects their exclusive manufacturing process.
  3. She applied for a utility patent to protect her innovative software application from being replicated.

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