Definition Edit

U.S. patent law Edit

A co-inventor (also written as coinventor) or joint inventor is an inventor who is named with at least one other inventor in a patent application, wherein each inventor contributes to the conception (creation) of the invention set forth in at least one claim in the patent application.[1]

References Edit

  1. MPEP 605.07, MPEP 2137.01.

See also Edit

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