patentee

[ pat-n-tee or, especially British, peyt- ]
/ ˌpæt nˈti or, especially British, ˌpeɪt- /

noun

a person, group, or company that has been granted a patent.

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Origin of patentee

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at patent, -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for patentee

patentee
/ (ˌpeɪtənˈtiː, ˌpæ-) /

noun

a person, group, company, etc, that has been granted a patent
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