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What legal responsibilities does a listed inventor have?

The inventors responsibility, as an inventor, is to truthfully sign the declaration regarding being a true inventor and fulfilling the duty of disclosure and candor to the USPTO during the prosecution ...
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A question regarding patent

The general rule (and I am not a lawyer) is that when you work for a company, the company owns your work product. Thus is you invent something while at work, your company owns the invention. They are ...
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Question about the original assignee in this patent

How do you find a company? You search on the internet. A Google search yielded this: https://www.ca-registry.com/C0480237-roto-rico-co-inc amongst other hits. Evidently, the company has dissolved.
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us11541217 - Tattooing Apparatus

If you click on the "USPTO Patent Center" link you'll get to a page which lists a "Address and Attorney/Agent Information" tab. From that you can get the law firm that prosecuted ...
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Who will be the assignee in such hypothetical situation?

If companies A & B are competitors, both company A and company B may have just cause to fire each of their respective coinventor employees for discussing subject matter that pertains to each ...
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Who will be the assignee in such hypothetical situation?

If both Alex and Bob were not working at the time and the invention is unrelated to their companies products, then likely neither company has any rights to the invention. In any case, consulting with ...
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Who will be the assignee in such hypothetical situation?

If the topic falls under the agreement Alex has with A, Alex assigns their rights to A. Otherwise Alex retains rights. If the topic falls under the scope of Bob’s agreement with B,then Bob assigns to ...
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