ANTLIKE PERSISTENCY

ANTLIKE PERSISTENCY

antlike persistency. Patents. Slang. The steady tenacity of a patent solicitor who tries to wear down the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by prosecuting patent claims until the PTO eventually relents. ? Judge Learned Hand coined this pejorative expression in Lyon v. Boh, 1 F.2d 48, 49¨C50 (S.D.N.Y. 1924).
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