power to inspect. Patents. The authority of a third party to review a patent application. ? The power may be given by the applicant or an assignee, often to a potential buyer. It must specify which application the person is authorized to see, and it becomes part of the record of the application. See ACCESS(4), (5). [Cases: Patents 97. C.J.S. Patents ¡ì¡ì 135¨C138, 145, 178.]
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