patentable invention


patentable invention
See patentability.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • patentable invention — A patent is granted under the Patents Act 1977 by the Patent Office to the owner or owners of an invention (the patentee) which is novel, inventive and capable of industrial application. It can cover machines, products and processes. It gives the …   Law dictionary

  • patentable — pa‧tent‧a‧ble [ˈpeɪtntəbl,ˈpæ ǁ ˈpæ ] adjective LAW a patentable invention is one which it is possible to get a patent for: • Generally, any innovation applicable to industry which is of commercial significance is patentable. * * * patentable UK …   Financial and business terms

  • Invention — An invention is a new form, composition of matter, device, or process. Some inventions are based on pre existing forms, compositions, processes or ideas. Other inventions are radical breakthroughs which may extend the boundaries of human… …   Wikipedia

  • invention — A creation of something new. Within the meaning of the patent laws:–an operation of the intellect, a product of intuition, of something akin to genius, as distinguished from mere mechanical skill. 40 Am J1st Pat § 40. A word impossible of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Patentable subject matter — Patent law (patents for inventions) …   Wikipedia

  • patentable — Possessing the requisites of utility, novelty, and invention which entitle one to a patent. 40 Am J1st Pat § 21. Referring to a result, together with ingenuity in bringing it about. National Cash Register Co. v Boston Cash Indicator & Recorder Co …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • patentable — patent ► NOUN ▪ a government licence giving an individual or body the sole right to make, use, or sell an invention for a set period. ► ADJECTIVE 1) easily recognizable; obvious. 2) made and marketed under a patent. ► VERB ▪ obtain a patent for.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Unity of invention — Patent law (patents for inventions) …   Wikipedia

  • Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention — Contents 1 Ratifications and accessions 2 Further reading 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • improvement on invention — That which improves on a patentable or patented invention. 40 Am J1st Pat § 18. A change m a machine by introducing some mechanical principle or mode of operation not previously existing m the machine. 40 Am J1st Pat § 52. An achievement which… …   Ballentine's law dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.