- George W. protects the freedom and liberty of America.
- You do realize that's patent bullshit, don't you.
by PoopyPoo May 19, 2005
A legal that inventors have to come up with so other people don't steal or wordgank/wordtheir inventions.
"I didn't get a patent on my "Scat-a-pult" and someone put one on the market already.
by meetoo September 6, 2003
To take an existing commodity and claim ownership over its production rights.
Let's patent rice and sell it to the asians.
by Adam Roberts' Cat November 19, 2011
If you copy it I'll fucking kill you.
Person 1: This is my invention, its patented
Person 2: I'll just copy that...
Person 1: FIE UPON YOU!
(murders Person 2)
by SpeckledJim November 15, 2010
Pattern. Used when a person has a trick up his sleeves.
Oui ah chootee, you always patent more than badminton.
by mightydodo November 2, 2010
a trophy or award given to you that you earned by something you did
jackson earned 2 patents for his project on the telephone
by ashash123 January 24, 2009
A company-or divison of a company-whose sole reason for being is to sue other companies/individuals for patent infringment.Sometimes the troll is a large tech company with many patents.Other times it's a smaller company that purchases patents...then goes huntin'.Don't let this stop you from makin' shit.
UNBIASED ANCHORMAN:"Great news CRACKBERRY ADDICTS!The USPTO
ruled today that PATENT TROLL NTP's claims
against RIM are invalid.Whew...that was
close!More after these emai-uh messages."
by L.MARTIN December 22, 2005