• Posts Tagged ‘assign’

    Dodged a Bullet

    by  • June 27, 2016 • patent • 0 Comments

    Awhile back I titled a blog “Pay Attention to This One.” People did. You can read in more detail about the facts in the appeals court opinion blogged here, but the crux is that an inventor had an oral agreement with his employer that he would be paid a bonus for his inventions in...

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    Pay Attention to This One

    by  • September 27, 2013 • patent • 0 Comments

    Ok, here’s one every in-house patent attorney should pay attention to. It’s a case from North Carolina state court, but has much wider-reaching ramifications. Maybe it’s a fact pattern that doesn’t arise too often, but the result is pretty eye-opening. Plaintiff Robert Morris was the first employee at the defendant company Scenera Research, LLC....

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