joint inventor

Definition of "joint inventor"
  1. An individual listed alongside others in a patent application, with all parties having contributed to the idea behind at least one invention stipulated in the application
How to use "joint inventor" in a sentence
  1. As a joint inventor, she shared the credits and obligations of the patent application.
  2. Both John and Jane were listed as joint inventors in the patent application.
  3. Being a joint inventor allowed him to share in the rights and benefits derived from the patent.

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