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an official document that gives someone who has invented something the legal right to make or sell that invention for a particular period of time, and prevents anyone else from doing so สิทธิบัตร 

The Intellectual Property Department has awarded patents to three more inventions by His Majesty the King.

The patent for the HIV/Aids drug Efavirenz will expire on Jan 31, 2012, while that for Lopinavir/Ritonavir falls due on Dec 4, 2016.

If you are an inventor, the prospect of worldwide patent protection for your invention ought to sound like a very good idea.

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