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What if someone else invented with me (Co-Inventor Disagreements)?

When more than one person contributes to the conception of an invention, each person contributing will be a co-inventor of that invention on the corresponding patent application. The combination of all of those that contributed to the conception of an idea claimed in a patent is known as the inventorship of the patent or patent application. This article explains steps that can be taken to handle future situations where a disagreement arises between the co-inventors.

Inventorship
Inventorship cannot be negotiated. In other words, you cannot agree that someone that did not contribute to the conception of the invention is an inventor. Likewise, you cannot agree that someone that did contribute to the conception of the invention is not an inventor. If a person contributed to the conception of the invention …

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