Joint Patents

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When should I file a joint patent application?

Joint Patents

If you invented your new product idea with a partner or group, you can get a joint patent. The joint patent will list each inventor as the owner of the patent. If, on the other hand, one person in the group came up with the ideas for the invention and the others followed instructions, the person with the ideas should be listed as the sole inventor on the patent application. This person will own the patent individually.

   

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