absence manifeste de nouveauté

English translation: obvious lack of novelty

French term or phrase:absence manifeste de nouveauté
English translation:obvious lack of novelty
Entered by: pooja_chic

13:04 Dec 22, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Patents
French term or phrase: absence manifeste de nouveauté
Apres I'accomplissement de la procedure prevue par les textes rappeles ci-dessus,
Ie brevet est delivré. L'lnstitut National de la Propriete Industrielle n'est pas habilite, sauf
dans Ie cas d'absence manifeste de nouveaute, aen refuser la delivrance, La validite d'un
brevet releve exclusivement de l'appreciation des tribunaux.
obvious lack of novelty
Straight out of the dictionary, I think. Any reason not to use this?
Selected response from:

cc in nyc
Local time: 06:39
Grading comment
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Summary of answers provided
4 +2obvious lack of novelty
cc in nyc

Discussion entries: 1



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
absence manifeste de nouveaute
obvious lack of novelty

Straight out of the dictionary, I think. Any reason not to use this?

cc in nyc
Local time: 06:39
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 19
Grading comment

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  rkillings: 'manifest' adj. also works. The synonymous adjective you wouldn't want to use is 'patent'. :-)
15 hrs
  -> Thank you for your comment.

agree  philippe vandevivere: yep cc
21 hrs
  -> Thank you for your comment.
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also:

Your current localization setting


Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search