basis patent

basis patent
A patent in a virgin field; a pioneer patent. A patent following a discovery in a field theretofore unknown to the discoverer, or if once known, had since become unknown, to him, which appears to the scientific world or the industry to which it pertains as a startling, unexpected, unprophesied, and unheralded innovation. Northwest Engineering Corp. v Keystone Driller Co. (CA7 Wis) 70 F2d 13.

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