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Patent Update: That Was My Invention, Not Yours!

Patent Update

The law permits only one patent per invention, but occasionally, two individuals separately apply for patents on the same invention. This can occur when each individual independently conceives of the invention without knowledge of the other. But, it can also occur when individuals work together but file separately and disagree as to who supplied the original concept. In either case, the conflict must be resolved...

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