The person to whom letters patent are issued by the government.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • patentee — pat‧en‧tee [ˌpeɪtnˈtiː, ˌpæ ǁ ˌpæ ] noun [countable] LAW a person or company who owns the patent for an invention, product, or method of doing something: • The patentee normally has up to 12 months to apply for patents in other countries. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • patentee — pat·en·tee /ˌpat ən tē/ n: a person to whom a grant is made or privilege secured by patent the patentee assigned the patent to his employer Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Patentee — Pat ent*ee , n. One to whom a grant is made, or a privilege secured, by patent. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • patentée — ● patenté, patentée adjectif Qui était assujetti à la patente. Qui est reconnu comme ayant le monopole de telle activité, telle qualité : Chroniqueur patenté de la rubrique sportive …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • patentee — noun Date: 15th century one to whom a grant is made or a privilege secured by patent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • patentee — /pat n tee / or, esp. Brit., /payt /, n. a person, group, or company that has been granted a patent. [1400 50; late ME; see PATENT, EE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • patentee — pat·ent·ee || pætn tɪː / peɪt n. owner of a patent, one who has the exclusive right to an invention or design …   English contemporary dictionary

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