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Reissue Patent

reissue patent n

: a patent that is issued to fix defects (as invalid claims) of an original patent and that replaces and is granted for the remainder of the term of the original patent



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.