Logourl black

Public-Use Bar

Definition

A statutory bar to patentability found in 35 U.S.C. § 102 that exists if an invention that was ready for patenting was used publicly more than one year before the invention’s patent application was filed.

Related Rules [?]


The related rules section is for members only and includes a compilation of all the rules of law in Quimbee's database relating to this key term.

To access the related rules, please start your free trial or log in.