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Descriptor English: Patent
Descriptor Spanish: Patente
Descriptor Portuguese: Patente
Descriptor French: Brevet
Entry term(s): Patents
Tree number(s): V02.675
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020490
Scope note: Work consisting of documents granted by a government giving exclusive rights to an inventor or assignee to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years.
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. Patents as a subject are indexed under the main heading PATENTS AS TOPIC; INDEXER: Do not use
History Note: 2008(1999)
DeCS ID: 33662
Unique ID: D020490
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/03
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Patent - Preferred
Concept UI M0030160
Scope note Work consisting of documents granted by a government giving exclusive rights to an inventor or assignee to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years.
Preferred term Patent
Entry term(s) Patents



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