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Archived updates for Monday, January 17, 2005

Patent Rights After Death

This pamphlet from Dunlap, Codding, & Rogers, PC gives four timeless answers concerning where patents go when inventors die:

  1. May an Inventor Devise Their Patent Rights? (Yes)
  2. Do Patent Rights Pass to the Inventor's Estate if They Die Intestate? (Yes.)
  3. What If the Legal Representative of the Estate Is Also the Heir Entitled to the Patent Rights? (Document the chain of title.)
  4. Does the Right to Obtain a Patent Pass to the Estate in the Event That the Inventor Dies Before the Patent Is Granted? (Yes.)
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