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METHOD. The mode of operating or the means of attaining an object.
     2. It has been questioned whether the method of making a thing can be patented. But it has been considered that a method or mode may be the subject of a patent, because, when the object of two patents or effects to be produced is essentially the same, they may both be valid, if the modes of attaining the desired effect are essentially different. Dav. Pat. Cas. 290; 2 B. & Ald. 350; 2 H. Bl. 492; 8 T. R. 106; 4 Burr. 2397; Gods. on Pat. 85; Perpigna, Manuel des Inventeurs, &c., c. 1, sect. 5, Sec. 1, p. 22.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Although these findings highlight the short-term demand for a barrier method that women can use, they do not necessarily indicate widespread acceptance.
Under this method, taxpayers can calculate the decrease in the FMV of their personal residence by relying on reports prepared by their flood or homeowners' insurance company.
Using Exchange 5.5, a common method to recovering a mailbox is to restore a full database backup to a Recovery Server.
Using a multiple-case studies method, Zach studied the information-seeking behavior of orchestra and museum administrators.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute (TEI), I am writing to urge that the Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) inventory accounting method be retained as part of the Internal Revenue Code.
The scope of this method is as follows: This method describes a procedure for measuring the crushing resistance of a laboratory fluted strip of corrugating medium, and provides a means of estimating, in the laboratory, the potential flat crush resistance of a corrugated board.
We have learned over time that the development of successful alternative methods in toxicology testing requires the successful integration of three elements: First, there must be a solid foundation of understanding the basic biology and toxicology of the tissues and organs being studied.
We believe it's time to change the method of accounting for life insurance, and in this article we'll describe an alternative method we think FASB should consider.
In many rubber factories, visual comparison to reference photographs remains a common, and in some ways effective, method for measuring dispersion.
One aim is to provide a description of a new method that can be used to fully expose and visualize the structures in the posterior tympanum.
2002-62 provides relief to tax payers who selected one of these two fixed-payment safe-harbor methods by permitting them to make a one-time change from such a method to the third safe-harbor method, where the amount changes from year to year based on the value of the account from which the distributions are made.
In the meantime, my mother was busy networking among her contacts to determine interest in learning more about this method. With funding from the Knights of Columbus, she organized a workshop on the Ovulation Method.

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