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Employer could not pass a patent examination or requested a withdrawal

I am not a lawyer. What you can do is probably determined by the specifics of your case. I will address a few things that jump out at me. First, if you created and developed the invention before ...
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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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Can I order an Inventor plaque from USPTO?

I don't believe the USPTO issues plaques. At least they've never sent me one. However, there are several companies who do sell them. They are very efficient. Sometimes the way I've found out a patent ...
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State law about employers giving inventor chance to take forward an application before abandoning

Assignments may be differently worded; but you very likely assigned full title and ownership. If the assignee wants to waste the patent opportunity it’s their right. Actually, the assignee may have ...
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Employer won't pay patent issue fee. What to do?

I am willing to pay the issue fee myself. Is this allowed? I do not believe it is possible to validly pay the fee yourself (though, since I have never had the occasion to try, I could be wrong). The ...
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