Certainly. The actual holder of the patent will depend upon the employment agreement. If the employee developed the idea while working for the employer, the patent will belong to that employer. Many employers have a program set up to give a bonus to the employee if the patent is granted. If it is created outside of work, the individual retains all rights.
Depends on whether you're employed to create inventions and whether your employer has asked you to assign your rights to the company, and whether the invention is related to the company's business.
If your invention was "created" as part of your employment, then no, you have no particular right to apply for a patent, as you do not technically own it; the company does. The company could, for example, decide to keep your invention "trade secret" or (contrarily) to disclose it for the world to use without anyone able to patent it. Or they may simply not have the interest in the new discovery to justify putting any money into it.
Generally, in U.S. patent practice, an employee has a fiduciary obligation to the company to disclose all new inventions related to the business. The company can then decide if it wants to retain patent counsel for the purpose of strategizing and filing one or more patent applications. However, the name of each and every inventor (of the invention claimed) must be shown on the patent application. The patent attorney will usually ask each inventor to sign a formal "assignment of rights" in the invention and the patent(s) that may be issued.
On the other hand, a number of very successful companies have been formed when an inventor obtained permission to patent something that his employer had refused to pursue.
Other countries have rules that may differ somewhat, such as whether the company or the owner is the initial "owner" of the intellectual property, and who has the right or the power to file an application.
Apply for a Europian patent.
Patents apply to any machine created under that patent until the patent expires. It does not matter how many times the machine is used or how many times it changes hands, the patent is still a patent.
There is only one way to get a patent: apply to the Patent Office in your country.
There are many companies out there that will tell you how to get a patent, however, most are scams. You can apply for a patent with the US Patent Office at www.uspto.gov.
You can apply for a patent by going to the United States Patent and Trademark Office website. Click on the "Patents" tab, then follow the instructions to submit your application as a PDF file.
If someone has invented something that they wish to patent, they will need to apply for a patent at the nearest patent office and provide details of the invention, preferably take the invention with them.
An inventor can apply for a US patent by going to websites such as thoughtstopaper. They can also apply for a US patent by searching for guidance help near their neighborhood. They can then receive the necessary information needed to power their search further.
In the United States only inventors can apply for patents. However, inventors can (and often do) transfer ownership of patent applications and issued patents to others, such as the inventor's employer corporation. In some cases, an employee agreement requires inventors to make such transfers.
For patent information, you need to contact The US Patent and Trademark Office or you can also visit their websiteand find some additional patent information there.
You will want to visit the official Patent and Trademark office online to see if your idea has been patented first then apply for a patent.
Getting a patent is a great idea to protect your idea. You can apply for a patent online www.InventionHome.com.
Yes; you would apply for a "utility" patent.
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You can find a European patent attorney by using the EPO website. The EPO, or European Patent Office, contains a wealth of information on how to find a representative as well as how to apply for a patent.
Apply for a patent on the idea. You can check with a patent attorney, or Google "Patents", which should steer you in the right direction.
One can apply for a Patent when his idea is new and he wants to pursue that idea to make a business but afraid of copycats. In such case he can apply for Patent and then he can be sure that if somebody copies his idea, he can go and sue them with his Patent. There are mainly two types of patents: 1)Utility Patent: If your idea is technical in nature for example a software, machine part, business method, etc. 2)Design Patent: If your idea is simple design and involves only the aesthetic of a product for example design of a bottle, design of mobile phone etc.
anybody with an original and untaken idea with an invention to prove it
No, an illegal alien cannot apply for a patent. If you are not legally in the US then why should you have the rights given by the Constitution? -I got a patent as an Illegal alien. I also served subpoenas. There is no law against this. I am now a US citizen. God bless USA !
It simply needs to be novel and non-obvious. Once you have determined that your product is entirely new and different, you may apply for a patent through your country's patent office.
In the US you may not apply for a patent for a product that you did not invent; only the inventor may apply for a patent. Further, if someone else is already making the product, it probably won't pass muster under 35 USC 102, which reads in relevant part: A person shall be entitled to a patent unless the invention was known or used by others in this country before the invention thereof by the applicant for patent. In short, no.
Apply at a patent office (not a Patton office).
It is unclear whether one would need to apply for a patent or a trademark for a bag design. However, there is a website called Ask The Inventors which is easily found and gives lots of useful information on these topics.
The first full-time Patent Office employee was Dr. William Thornton, in 1802. Prior to that, clerks of the State Department handled patents as needed.