basic patent

basic or pioneer patent
One discovered in new field and recognized by scientific world or industry as startling, unexpected, and unprophesied. Northwest Engineering Corporation v. Keystone Driller Co., C.C.A.Wis., 70 F.2d 13, 16
See also pioneer patent

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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