|a.||1.||Of or pertaining to Rome, or the Roman people; like or characteristic of Rome, the Roman people, or things done by Romans; as, Roman fortitude; a Roman aqueduct; Roman art.|
|2.||Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion.|
|3.||(Print.) Upright; erect; - said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.|
|n.||1.||A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a Roman citizen were conferred.|
|2.||Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; - in distinction from Italics.|
PATENT, ROMAN. The Roman patents will be considered by taking a view of the
persons to whom they may be granted; the different kinds of patents; the
cost of a patent; and the obligations of the patentee.
2.-Sec. 1. To whom patents are granted. Every person, whether a
citizen of the estates of the pope or foreigner, man or woman, adult or
infant, may obtain a patent for an invention, for an improvement, or for
importation, by fulfilling the conditions prescribed in order to obtain a
grant of such titles. Persons who have received a patent from the Roman
government may, afterwards, without any compromise of their rights or
privileges, receive a patent in a foreign country.
3. The different kinds of patents. In the Roman estates there are
granted patents for invention, for improvements, and for importations.
4.-1st. Patents for inventions are granted for, 1. A new kind of
important culture. 2. A new and useful art, before unknown. 3. A new and
useful process of culture or of manufacture. 4. A new natural production. 5.
A new application of a means already, known.
5.-2d. Patents for improvements may be granted for any useful
improvement made to inventions already known and used in the Roman states.
6.-3d, Patents for importations are granted in two cases, namely: 1.
For the introduction of inventions already patented in a foreign country,
and the privilege of which patent yet continues. 2. For the introduction of
an invention known and freely used in a foreign country, but not yet used or
known in the Roman states.
7.-3. Cost of a patent. The cost of a patent is fixed at a certain
sum per annum, without regard to the length of time for which it may have
been granted. It varies in relation to patents for inventions and
importation. It is ten Roman crowns per annum for a patent for invention and
improvement, and of fifteen crowns a year for a patent for importation.
8.-Sec. 4. Obligation of the patentee. He is required to bring into
[?] his invention within one year after the grant of the patent, and not to
suspend the supply for the space of one year during the time the privilege
9. He is required to pay one half of the tax or expense of his patent
on receiving his patent, and the other half during the first month of the
second portion of its, duration.
, Gothic novel
, bastard type
, black letter
, comic novel
, detective novel
, dime novel
, epistolary novel
, erotic novel
, fat-faced type
, historical novel
, lower case
, novel of character
, novel of ideas
, novel of incident
, novel of manners
, novel of sensibility
, penny dreadful
, picaresque novel
, pornographic novel
, problem novel
, proletarian novel
, propaganda novel
, psychological novel
, regional novel
, river novel
, roman a clef
, sans serif
, satirical novel
, science-fiction novel
, sentimental novel
, shilling shocker
, short story
, small cap
, small capital
, sociological novel
, stream-of-consciousness novel
, thesis novel
, type body
, type class
, type lice
, upper case