Topic: inventor patent rights

Invention Protection Upheld in Spite of Bayh-Dole Act: A Legal Reading List

“Because all ownership rights stem initially from the inventor, even in the case of federally funded research, the inventor’s ownership rights trump the Bayh-Dole vesting provision…” The U.S. Supreme Court recently gave employee/inventor patent owners a boost in their Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University v. Roche Molecular Systems decision. Here’s what law… Read more »