Determining Patent Inventorship: A Practical Approach

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Volume 13, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

This Article provides a basic understanding of the law of inventorship and a practical approach to handling inventorship review when patenting. Considerations of inventorship under the present case law and under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, signed into law on September 16, 2011, are also presented.

Sherry L. Murphy, Determining Patent Inventorship: A Practical Approach, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 215 (2012), available at

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