reduction to practice

reduction to practice
reduction to practice: the process of demonstrating that an invention works correctly for its desired purpose
◇ Under federal patent law reduction to practice is taken into account in establishing priority of invention.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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