Definition of Doctrine of equivalents

1. Noun. (context: legal US) A legal rule in most patent systems that allows a court to hold a party liable for patent infringement even though the infringing device or process does not fall within the literal scope of a patent claim, but nevertheless is equivalent to the claimed invention. ¹



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