Definition of "coinventor"
  1. An inventor who collaborates with one or more other inventors in creating an invention detailed in at least one claim of a patent application
How to use "coinventor" in a sentence
  1. Even though Jones did not actually build the device, he still received credit as a coinventor due to his essential calculations.
  2. As a coinventor, Smith shared the legal rights to the invention with her partner.
  3. Even though they worked in separate labs, Johnson and Lee were named as coinventors on the patent application for their combined input in the creation.

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