withdrawn patent

Definition of "withdrawn patent"
  1. An approved patent application that the applicant decides not to go ahead with, preventing its issuance on the scheduled date, and hence, it will not appear in the patent database or official USPTO site
How to use "withdrawn patent" in a sentence
  1. Due to apprehension about its patent's potential misuse, the company decided it would become a withdrawn patent before its scheduled issuance date.
  2. He intentionally made it a withdrawn patent as he wishes to revise some claims before going ahead.
  3. A withdrawn patent doesn't appear on the official USPTO website.

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