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(p. 365) Patent regimes and the application process 

(p. 365) Patent regimes and the application process
(p. 365) Patent regimes and the application process

Charlotte Waelde

, Abbe Brown

, Smita Kheria

, and Jane Cornwell

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date: 12 November 2019

This chapter explains the architecture and procedures of contemporary patent systems as they operate in the UK, within the European patent system, and through international agreements, instruments, and procedures. It considers the patent registration process in the UK. Unlike copyright, patent protection is a registered right, granted by an intellectual property office following an application and examination process.

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