patent (British, US)
n brevet m (d'invention)
a patent for sth un brevet pour qch
→ The first English patent for a typewriter was issued in 1714.
→ They held a number of patents for their inventions.
[application] de brevet
→ They should discuss their research before filing a patent application.
[protection] des brevets
vt faire breveter
→ In the early 1870s he patented a new kind of sugar.
to be patented
[invention] être breveté (e)
→ The invention has been patented by the university.
[lie, nonsense] patent (e) , manifeste → It was a patent lie. → This was patent nonsense.
npl brevet m d'invention
n infraction f au droit des brevets
n droit m des brevets
→ a change in patent law
n cuir m verni
n spécialité f pharmaceutique
n (British) ~Institut m national de la propriété industrielle
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