Definition of Prosecution history estoppel

1. Noun. (legal) In United States patent law, the circumstance under which a person who has filed a patent application, and then made amendments to the application to accommodate the patent law and secure issuance of the patent, is prevented from bringing a cause of action for infringement of the patent where the allegedly infringing acts falling within the matter disclaimed by the amendment. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prosecution History Estoppel

prosector
prosector's wart
prosectors
prosects
prosecutability
prosecutable
prosecute
prosecuted
prosecutes
prosecuting
prosecuting attorney
prosecuting officer
prosecution
prosecution histories
prosecution history
prosecution history estoppel (current term)
prosecutions
prosecutive
prosecutive case
prosecutive cases
prosecutor
prosecutorial
prosecutorially
prosecutors
prosecutorship
prosecutorships
prosecutrix
prosecutrixes
prosed
prosegment

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