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disclosure

One of the primary objectives of the patent system.  In return for the government-granted right to exclude that is embodied in the patent, the inventor must disclose to the public through his patent the invention for which protection is sought.  Inventors unwilling to disclose their invention to the public may instead opt for trade secret protection.

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