Who Owns Patent Rights When The Inventor Is A Director Of A Company?

Who owns patent rights when the inventor is a director of a company?

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This presents a fairly common and important question. The issue of ownership of or entitlement to a patent is a fundamental aspect of patent validity. A patent issued to a patentee who was not entitled to the patent is a ground for invalidity and can result in the revocation of the patent. When determining entitlement …