• (adj): (of devices and processes) protected by patent.
    Example: "They are patented inventions"

Some articles on patented:

ST Kinetics - Ordnance - 120 Mm Super Rapid Advanced Mortar System (120SRAMS)
... The semi-automatic Ammunition Transfer System and the patented Valve System in the breech mechanism provides an effective vent for the trapped air to let ... The patented Cooling System is able to reduce the temperature that builds up in the barrel quickly to enable continuous firing without blockage ... The patented Blast Diffuser reduces the blast overpressure by about 8 to 10 decibels ...
L. E. Baynes - Chronology
1919 patented first automatic variable pitch airscrew, 1924-1927 responsible for aerodynamic design of Short Singapore Flying-Boat 1929-1930 Designed and manufactured first ... High-Lift Research Aircraft 1949 Designed and patented the first Variable-Sweep Fighter Aircraft for supersonic flight 1950-1962 Designed and manufactured airliner ...
Aro Manufacturing Co. V. Convertible Top Replacement Co. - Background
... Prior to the Supreme Court’s decision in Aro I, when a purchaser of a patented product replaced some components of the product (because they were worn or otherwise ... or relatively inexpensive component" of the patented combination, or an element that would expectedly wear out after a very short period of use — although ... major reconstruction." No element, not itself separately patented, that constitutes one of the elements of a combination patent is entitled to patent monopoly, however essential it may be to the patented ...
Charles Chubb (businessman)
... Here he improved on the "detector" lock, originally patented in 1818 by his brother, Jeremiah Chubb ... In 1835, he patented a process intended to render safes burglar-proof and fireproof, and subsequently established a large safe-factory in London ... business by his son, John Chubb (1816–1872), who patented various improvements in the products of the firm and largely increased its output ...
Doctrine Of Repair And Reconstruction
... States patent law distinguishes between permissible repair of a patented article, which the right of an owner of property to preserve its utility and ... this Court require the conclusion that reconstruction of a patented entity, comprised of unpatented elements, is limited to such a true reconstruction of the entity as to "in fact make a new article ... the patent grant, into play for a second time, it must, indeed, be a second creation of the patented entity ...

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