A label sometimes affixed to new products informing others that the inventor has applied for a patent and that legal protection from infringement (including retroactive rights) may be forthcoming.
A "Patent Pending" notice on a product informs others that an application for a patent has been filed, and that legal protection (including retroactive rights) may be forthcoming.
The condition that occurs between the time that a patent application has been filed on an invention and the deposition of that application either by abandonment of the application or issue of the patent.
The status of an invention between the time when:a utility patent application has been filed and when it is issued or rejected, or a provisional patent application has been submitted and when a subsequent patent application (filed within one year) is issued or rejected. Inventors often mark their devices "patent pending" to deter competitors from copying the idea or claim it as their own.
It's a warning that inventors use to defend their rights on the inventions they have patents for. People who copy the inventions or use them without legal rights can be sued and asked to pay ...
Patent Pending is a ska punk band from Mt. Sinai, New York. The band has been together since 2001 and has played hundreds of shows all across the United States.
Patent Pending is the debut album by Heavens, a side project formed by Matt Skiba, vocalist and guitarist for Alkaline Trio, and Joe Steinbrick, bassist for F-Minus.