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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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What is the difference between filing a patent as an individual and filing a patent under a corporation or LLC?

There is a big difference in the case of more than a single inventor. But it is not what you seem to be concerned about. Filing, prosecuting and obtaining a patent grant are not going to directly lead ...
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pre-patent liability

By saying "non-inventor", I taking it that the person who applies for the patent has stolen the idea from looking at your shipped product. In that case, they should not get a patent since the product ...
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pre-patent liability

In order to receive a patent, the technology described has to be novel. Any product on the market at the time an application is submitted would constitute prior art and should preclude any one else ...
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Patent Search Failure

It would depend on the agreement you signed with the attorney (and drafted by the attorney, of course!). Personally, I don't think the attorney should be liable if it's found your company hasn't ...
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