Patentamt

Substantiv

full

patent office

noun

Definitions of patent office

a governmental or intergovernmental authority that issues patents. In some jurisdictions, the term patent agency is used, although the term patent agency can also be used to refer to a business that advises clients on patent law and to apply for patents on their behalf

New guidelines issued in March by the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) limit patent subject-matter eligibility across industries.