- The person to whom letters patent are issued by the government.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
Look at other dictionaries:
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
patentee — ► NOUN ▪ a person or body that obtains or holds a patent … English terms dictionary
patentee — [pat΄ n tē′] n. a person who has been granted a patent … English World dictionary
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
patentee — /ˌpeɪtən ti:/ noun a person or business that has acquired a patent ● We shall have to obtain the patentee’s permission to manufacture the product … Marketing dictionary in english
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
patentee — noun One to whom a grant is made, or a privilege secured, by patent … Wiktionary
patentee — patÂ·entÂ·ee || pÃ¦tn tÉªË / peÉªt n. owner of a patent, one who has the exclusive right to an invention or design … English contemporary dictionary