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A Patent is a property right granted by the government to an inventor to exclude others from making, using, selling, importing, and offering an invention for up to 20 years from the application date.

A trademark is a word, name, symbol, or device that is used in trade with goods to indicate the source of the goods and to distinguish them from the goods of others.

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