"Patents as Topic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
. Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Works about exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Patents as Topic".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Patents as Topic".
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