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  • adjective Not patented.

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  • adjective (of devices and processes) not protected by patent


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un- +‎ patented


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  • It is false marking to mark as patented an unpatented article if done with the intent to deceive the public and as such, is a fineable offense.

    Archive 2009-08-01 Rebecca Tushnet 2009

  • It is false marking to mark as patented an unpatented article if done with the intent to deceive the public and as such, is a fineable offense.

    Revitalizing false patent marking Rebecca Tushnet 2009

  • Two links worth reading: Harvard research fellow Ben Adida views Google's decision as a pragmatic bet on making the Web more open as I've noted before, one reason the Web has succeeded so well is its unpatented, royalty-free status, while Mozilla's Asa Dotzler advances a more market-oriented argument by pointing out that Chrome, Firefox and Opera add up to about 40 percent of the Web audience.

    Google to eject H.264 video from Chrome browser Rob Pegoraro 2011

  • But so this second tier public option only provides “basic care” and “unpatented drugs”.

    Matthew Yglesias » Revenge of the Public Option 2010

  • The generics say their brand rivals, if left unchecked, can describe their patents broadly in FDA submissions to shut out generic competition, even for unpatented uses of a drug.

    High Court to Hear Generic-Drug Case, Rejects Abu Ghraib Challenge Brent Kendall 2011

  • A mineral evaluation by the BLM determined minimal commercial mining potential and there are currently no active patented or unpatented claims within the boundaries.

    Mike Rosso: Browns Canyon Wilderness Study Area 2009

  • When I left for India last month, the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River were at serious risk from uranium mining -- when I returned, Interior Secretary Salazar had announced that his agency will temporarily make 1 million acres of public lands surrounding the Grand Canyon off-limits to new uranium mining claims, as well as to exploration and development of existing, unpatented claims.

    Carl Pope: The Rest of the Story 2009

  • Other Withholding Taxes Royalties, license fees or other compensation paid by a Mexican licensee to a non-resident for unpatented technology of trademarks are subject to withholding tax at the rate of 35%.

    Doing business in Mexico: general legal, business & entry issues 2007

  • Assorted pharmaceutical firms use it in their patented nicotine-delivery products which, they hope, will one day replace the public-domain natural unpatented tobacco plant.

    FDA To Promote Increased Smoking 2009

  • Finally, Monsanto is not trying to remove open pollinated/unpatented seeds from the market.

    Monsanto and Seed Cleaners 2009


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