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'Who gets the patent?'
1997\01\08@165522 by Craig Knotts

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    If he had the idea and you did the work, your name should be on the
    patent as well as his as co-inventor.  I've got my name on three
    patent applications that way.


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......

 (Relative to the
> thread on intellectual property - this other guy had the idea, I did
> the work, he got the patent.  What's wrong with this picture?)
>
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> Bob Fehrenbach    Wauwatosa, WI     .....bfehrenbKILLspamspam@spam@execpc.com

Absolutely nothing.  There are different reward systems for different
kinds of effort
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1997\01\08@171758 by Robert Lunn

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>     If he had the idea and you did the work, your name should be on the
>     patent as well as his as co-inventor.  I've got my name on three
>     patent applications that way.

       "Should"?

       This is far too strong a word.  Did Bob work under the close
       direction of the inventor, or, during the process of doing the
       work, did Bob make a significant original contribution to the
       invention?

___Bob

1997\01\08@184527 by Bob Fehrenbach

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Robert Lunn <.....robertKILLspamspam.....RDD.NECA.NEC.COM.AU> wrote:
>>     If he had the idea and you did the work, your name should be on the
>>     patent as well as his as co-inventor.  I've got my name on three
>>     patent applications that way.
>
>        "Should"?
>
>        This is far too strong a word.  Did Bob work under the close
>        direction of the inventor, or, during the process of doing the
>        work, did Bob make a significant original contribution to the
>        invention?

  My software was terrific :-)

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Bob Fehrenbach    Wauwatosa, WI     EraseMEbfehrenbspam_OUTspamTakeThisOuTexecpc.com

1997\01\09@102730 by Mark A. Corio

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In a message dated 97-01-08 16:56:48 EST, you write:

>     If he had the idea and you did the work, your name should be on the
>     patent as well as his as co-inventor.  I've got my name on three
>     patent applications that way.

This is a perfect way to invalidate a patent!!!
Only people who contribute to the novel IDEA should be named as inventors.
If taken to court, someone only has to prove that anyone on the patent is not
a co-inventor or that a real co-inventor is not listed in order to invalidate
the patent and put the idea into the public domain.  I am not a lawyer but
have been avised of this by lawyers during filing of several of my patents.

Mark A. Corio
Rochester MicroSystems, Inc.
200 Buell Road, Suite 9
Rochester, NY  14624
Tel:  (716) 328-5850 --- Fax:  (716) 328-1144
http://www.frontiernet.net/~rmi/

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1997\01\09@110256 by Wireless Scientific

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At 10:25 AM 1/9/97, Mark A. Corio wrote:
>In a message dated 97-01-08 16:56:48 EST, you write:
>
>>     If he had the idea and you did the work, your name should be on the
>>     patent as well as his as co-inventor.  I've got my name on three
>>     patent applications that way.
>
>This is a perfect way to invalidate a patent!!!
>Only people who contribute to the novel IDEA should be named as inventors.
>If taken to court, someone only has to prove that anyone on the patent is not
>a co-inventor or that a real co-inventor is not listed in order to invalidate
>the patent and put the idea into the public domain.  I am not a lawyer but
>have been avised of this by lawyers during filing of several of my patents.



Yes this might be true but co-inventing a patent and actually implementing
the idea are to different things.

1997\01\09@160517 by Mark A. Corio

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In a message dated 97-01-09 11:04:49 EST, you write:

>Yes this might be true but co-inventing a patent and actually implementing
>the idea are to different things.

This is my point exactly.....implementation is not the patentable thing
(therefore not co-inventor eligible), only idea generation is patentable.

Mark A. Corio
Rochester MicroSystems, Inc.
200 Buell Road, Suite 9
Rochester, NY  14624
Tel:  (716) 328-5850 --- Fax:  (716) 328-1144
http://www.frontiernet.net/~rmi/

***** Designing Electronics For Research & Industry *****

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