What is METHOD?

In patent law. “Engine” and “method” mean the same thing, and may be the subject of a patent. Method, pivperly speaking, is only placing several things, or performing several operations, in the most convenient order, but it may signify a con- trivance or device. Fessen. Pat. 127; Ilorn- blower v. Boulton, 8 Term R. 100.

More On This Topic

Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of METHOD helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary