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patent office

n.
A government bureau that grants applications for patents.

Patent Office

(ˈpætənt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a government department that issues patents. Abbreviation: Pat. Off
2. (Law) a government department that issues patents. Abbreviation: Pat. Off
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Noun1.Patent Office - the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new onesPatent Office - the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones
Commerce Department, Department of Commerce, DoC, Commerce - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Patent Office

n the Patent Officel'ufficio brevetti
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