patent pending

(redirected from Patent applied for)
Also found in: Acronyms.

patent pending

n. often abbreviated to "pat. pend." or "pat. pending," the term is printed on a product to inform others that an application for a patent has been filed with the United States Patent Office, but the patent has not yet been granted. (See: patent)

References in periodicals archive ?
This includes Zanthin[R] natural astaxanthin complex, Cranberol[TM] cranberry seed oil and powder, AstaCran[TM] astaxanthin/cranberry seed oil, Valerex[R] 2.5% valerian extract beadlet--the leading new oral skin-care formulation (patent applied for) and the full range of USPIus[R] saw palmetto oils and powders.
It is spearheaded by a unique Web uniformity Improvement Technology (patent applied for) that transforms the sheet in a way that benefits overall machine and converting runnability, provides more uniform crepe profiling and contributes significantly to a reduction in dust.
The secret of Engel's new X-Melt technology (patent applied for) is to pre-compress the melt in the barrel to a pressure of 14,500 to 36,275 psi with the aid of a shutoff nozzle.
With an array of award-winning benefits, the patent applied for MICROsteam[TM] Valve Technology achieved star status in the Consumer Packs category of the competition.
Taylor says several processors have expressed an interest in the technology, and Plenco has agreed to supply 11956 resin (patent applied for) to any licensee.
The patent applied for MICROsteam[TM] device is incorporated into the ECOflex[R] sleeve and therefore offers valuable benefits to food manufacturers such as fully automated application; shelf edge branding; and in line date, best before, price and weight coding.
Maintaining FlexLink's characteristic features of a modular conveyor, the new Hygienic Conveyor has many innovative design features including a folded stainless steel top section with a connecting system (patent applied for) that enables sections to be joined without the need for welding.
The new patent applied for tube is FDA approved and holds the potential for a wide variety of products including confectionery and non-food items.
Construction features include a patented K-zone system for flexibility, 'a patent applied for' waterfiow system for energy savings, adjustable capacity, turbulent water flow for quick heat transfer, and long retention time.
Only the sleeve mandrel needs changing when the container size changes and downtime is further reduced by the use of a 'patent applied for rotary' cutter, which uses readily available disposable blades that can be changed in two or three minutes.
The sleeve tooling (patent applied for) is 3D printed in plastic for light weight because of the relatively low payload capacity of the cobots.
The patent applied for growing method developed by Algalo allows for the efficient and competitive cultivation of algae containing high concentrations of active elements.

Full browser ?