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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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Located on-strike from Pumpkin Hollow, Altan Nevada's Venus Project now consists of 208 unpatented mining claims covering approximately 4,169 acres (16.9 km-2), all situated on Bureau of Land Management (Federal) land.
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The Unity Mine is comprised of patented and unpatented mining claims covering over 5.7 square kilometres of the Warren Vein System.
Under apportionment, patent damages "must reflect the value attributable to the infringing features of the product, and no more." In this way, the value of an infringing product's unpatented features prevents the patent owner from unfairly collecting a royalty.
He said the reason they were not able to confiscate any CDs and DVDs was an indication that businesses were now aware of risks associated with selling unpatented disks.
Even if it were possible to identify patentees with zero error, and a large fraction of exhibits were found to be unpatented, this does not imply that inventors were actively avoiding patents and the patent system.
According to the terms of the contract a total sale price of USD460,000 has to be paid at closing, Nevada Select will retain a 2.5 percent net smelter royalty (NSR) on 153 unpatented mining claims, and Gold Resource will receive Isabella property deeds at Closing, and will own 100 percent of all 153 claims.