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09:55 Feb 23, 2009
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
English term or phrase:专利中的grandfather原则
原文为：The Medical Devices Act (MDA) allowed a device to be "grandfathered" for approval if the manufacturer established to the FDA that a new device was the substantial equivalent of a device that had been in use prior to the passage of the MDA.