10. Ownership

  1. Joseph P. Kennedy,
  2. Wayne H. Watkins and
  3. Elyse N. Ball

Published Online: 2 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118410103.ch10

How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers

How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers

How to Cite

Kennedy, J. P., Watkins, W. H. and Ball, E. N. (2012) Ownership, in How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118410103.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118369371

Online ISBN: 9781118410103

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Keywords:

  • ownership, bundle of rights in a property;
  • determining who owns an invention;
  • selling, licensing and assigning patents;
  • hired-to-invent doctrine;
  • inventing on your own time

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Selling, Licensing and Assigning Patents

  • Hired-to-Invent and Shop Rights

  • Inventing on Your Own Time

  • Non-Compete Agreements

  • The Bayh–Dole Act