patented claim

patented claim

[′pat·ənt·əd ′klām]
(mining engineering)
A mining claim to which a patent has been secured from the government by compliance with the laws relating to such claims.
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The new, broad patented claim covers the methods for deriving, isolating and/or extracting amino acid compositions from fenugreek seeds.
every "element" of the patented claim. (50) As we have
Under the agreement, Gowest would acquire 100 per cent interest in four patented claims totalling 64 hectares located in Whitney Township near Timmins.
In light of their summer findings, Rainy River Resources has also acquired an option to purchase the mineral rights on three patented claims totaling 466 acres adjoining its southern boundary.