Inventorship 101: Inventors, Joint Inventors and Co-Inventors

Inventorship is one of the most fundamental concepts in patent law. Inventors are the people who contribute the ingenuity necessary to create an invention. It is, however, possible for a patented invention to be the work of two or more joint inventors, sometimes referred to as co-inventors.

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The U.S. Patent System Is Broken, Says The Inventor Of The Hoverboard

In the early 21st century, cross-border commerce has outpaced laws which are designed to protect intellectual property. Inventors are having their ideas ripped off en masse and infringers are operating with near impunity. This is no better exemplified than by the story of Shane Chen.

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Two Indian-Americans inducted into US National Inventors Hall of Fame – Times of India

BENGALURU: Two Indian Americans – Sumita Mitra and Arogyaswami Paulraj – have been inducted into the US Patent Office’s National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHoF) this year. The NIHoF honours “people responsible for the greatest technological advances that make human, social and economic progress possible.”

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Why Children Don’t Grow Up to Be Inventors

The United States is far from a meritocracy when it comes to creating the next generation of innovators.

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10 Critical Pieces of Advice for Inventors – IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

There really is no one-size-fits-all approach inventors can follow, and there is no inventing roadmap to success that will work in all cases. Notwithstanding, there are certainly a number of things that can and should be understood if an inventor is going to pursue inventing as more than a hobby.

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