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What I’ve Learned About Thieves and Patent Law

The first step in any dispute over entitlement must be to decide who was the inventor or inventors of the claimed invention.

The inventor is defined in section 7(3) as “the actual deviser of the invention”. The word “actual” denotes a contrast with a deemed or pretended deviser of the invention; it means, as Laddie J said in University of Southampton’s Applications[2005] RPC 220, 234, the natural person who “came up with the inventive concept.”

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Duncan Riach

Duncan Riach

Top Writer. Self-Revealing. Mental Health. Success. Fulfillment. Flow. MS Engineering/Technology. PhD Psychology. duncanriach.com

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