patent of invention


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Noun1.patent of invention - a document granting an inventor sole rights to an inventionpatent of invention - a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
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About twenty-seven years of age, and spoiled, like others, by success, Martin Falleix had had the luck to become the active agent of Monsieur Saillard, the sleeping-partner in the working out of a discovery made by Falleix in smelting (patent of invention and gold medal granted at the exposition of 1825).
Applications for patent of invention came in second with 986.