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Collective Invention and Patent Law Individualism, 1877-2012; or, the Curious Persistence of Inventor's Moral Right

Collective Invention and Patent Law Individualism, 1877-2012; or, the Curious Persistence of Inventor's Moral Right. In Arapostathis & Dutfield, Eds, Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property: Concepts, Actors and Practices, 2013

20 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2017  

Graham Dutfield

University of Leeds

Date Written: September 1, 2017

Abstract

Why do inventors continue to be named in patents when most are owned by firms rather than individuals? And what role, if any, does inventor-naming play in the management of intellectual property rights? This chapter seeks answers.

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Dutfield, Graham, Collective Invention and Patent Law Individualism, 1877-2012; or, the Curious Persistence of Inventor's Moral Right (September 1, 2017). Collective Invention and Patent Law Individualism, 1877-2012; or, the Curious Persistence of Inventor's Moral Right. In Arapostathis & Dutfield, Eds, Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property: Concepts, Actors and Practices, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3030636

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