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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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OTC: DTOR) has acquired 100% interest in four Nevada, US-based unpatented mining claims from US-based Comstock Resources Development, the company said.
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.
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Russell Industries Inc (Pink Sheets: RINDD), a United States-based alternative and renewable energy company, has announced that it has renewed 63 of its unpatented Uranium Mining Claims.
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.
Development stage renewable energy company Renaissance BioEnergy Inc (OTCBB:RENS) signed and closed an agreement on Friday to acquire a 100% interest in 15 unpatented lode mining claims and another 12.
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.
Urex also owns a 100% interest in the La Jara Mesa Extension uranium property consisting of 137 unpatented mining claims in the Grants Mining District, Cibola County, New Mexico.