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patentee

[ pat-n-teeor, especially British, peyt- ]

noun

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


patentee

/ ˌpæ-; ˌpeɪtənˈtiː /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of patentee1

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; patent, -ee

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Example Sentences

In California tobacco is cured by the method known as (p. 455) the "Culp process" from the name of its patentee.

Notwithstanding, the employer is the owner of the patent and may compel the patentee to transfer it to him.

It must be new not only to the patentee, but to all the people in this country, and at the time he filed his invention.

In time they would return to their patentee and proprietor, and it was then that things became exciting.

The patentee had chiefly in view the movement of troops by this method.

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