Definition of Reissue

1. Noun. A publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale.

Exact synonyms: Reprint, Reprinting
Generic synonyms: Publication
Derivative terms: Reprint, Reprint

2. Verb. Print anew. "They never reprinted the famous treatise"
Exact synonyms: Reprint
Generic synonyms: Reproduce
Derivative terms: Reprint, Reprint, Reprinting

3. Verb. Issue (a new version of). "If you forget your password, it can be changed and reissued"
Generic synonyms: Issue, Supply

Definition of Reissue

1. v. t. & i. To issue a second time.

2. n. A second or repeated issue.

Definition of Reissue

1. Verb. To issue again. ¹

2. Verb. To reprint a series of postage stamps from old plates. ¹

3. Verb. In patent law: to permit a patent with ministerial errors to be corrected and enforced for the remainder of the original term of the patent. ¹

4. Noun. Something that has issued, or been issued again. ¹

5. Noun. A second or subsequent printing of postage stamps from old plates. ¹

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Definition of Reissue

1. issue [v -SUED, -SUING, -SUES] - See also: issue

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reissue

reissner's membrane
reissue (current term)
reiter's disease
reiter syndrome

Literary usage of Reissue

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"reissue No. 8035 was taken out without those claims. No one of the six claims of reissue No. 8035 was infringed by the lock of the defendants, ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"a reissue granted after a surrender by another and its ratification by the legal owner is ... An executor may surrender the patent and obtain the reissue. ..."

3. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1919)
"147, 53 CCA 341, holding void claims 3, 4, and 5 of Ide reissue No. ... 603, upholding reissue where mistake in drawings renders machine inoperative in part ..."

4. Patentable Invention by Edward Sabine Renwick (1893)
"168, the reissue with an enlarged claim was held to be void, although the application for the reissue was filed only thirteen days after the issue of the ..."

5. Text-book of the Patent Laws of the United States of America by Albert Henry Walker (1904)
"patent, and the date of the application for a reissue thereof;1 and that Court has also held that the operation of the rule is not ousted by the fact that ..."

6. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1919)
"EFFECT OF reissue OF NOTE THAT HAS BEEN PAID. to or payment by the acceptor cannot hold the drawer liable.36 Payment by another for the maker at or after ..."

7. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1918)
"The reissue is deemed to relate back to the time of the original application, and to be a continuous proceeding therewith.9 And until the amended patent has ..."

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