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unpatented

(ʌnˈpeɪtntɪd)
adj
(Law) law not protected by patent
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Adj.1.unpatented - (of devices and processes) not protected by patentunpatented - (of devices and processes) not protected by patent; "unpatented inventions"
nonproprietary - not protected by trademark or patent or copyright; "nonproprietary products are in the public domain and anyone can produce or distribute them"
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unpatented

[ˈʌnˌpeɪtntɪd] ADJsin patentar

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The company's Hasbrouck property covers twenty-eight patented mining-claims and 583 unpatented mining-claims as well as the Three Hills property in the vicinity that is comprised of 6 patented A[degrees]claims as well as 100 unpatented mining-claims that are sited at Nye County as well as in the Esmeralda County, in Nevada, United States.
These properties consist of 33 unpatented lode mining claims in New Mexico, known as the Rio Puerco uranium mine, 10 unpatented lode mining claims in Nevada, known as the Apex uranium mine, and 29 unpatented lode mining claims in Nevada, known as the Lowboy uranium mine, and any and all future uranium unpatented lode mine claims MET may be successful in acquiring.
To keep down manufacturing costs, they used a simple, unpatented milling apparatus.
La Stella said he feared competitors would get their hands on the unpatented technology.
has challenged Coeur's ownership of a substantial portion of its unpatented claims at its Rochester property located in northern Nevada.
s interest, subject to certain royalties, in 29 unpatented mining claims located in Humboldt County, Nev.
OTCBB:RENS) ("the Company") announced today that today it entered into and closed an agreement to acquire a 100% (one hundred percent) interest in 15 (fifteen) unpatented lode mining claims, as well as an additional 12.
In addition, the company announces that it has staked 19 new unpatented claims around the initial 13 MAN claims, including the area between the recently purchased Courtland claims and the MAN claims.