TERM OF THE DAY AUGUST 24, 2016 patent




1. Limited


 legal monopoly




 to an individual


 or firm to make, use, and sell


 its invention


, and to exclude others from doing so. An invention is patentable if it is novel


, useful, and non-obvious. To receive


 a patent, a patent application


 must disclose all details of the invention so that others can use it to further advance


 the technology


 with new inventions. Patentable items fall under … Read more 


To protect an invention from being copied or stolen, it is beneficial to obtain a patentthat will prove original ownership and legal rights to the inventor.