Brooklyn, NY asked in Health Care Law and Intellectual Property for New York

Q: Could you tell me which inventor would be the primary on the project? It is just whoever is listed first?

I am conducting a research report on the patented product and need to find who would be the best expert witness on a hypothetical case wherein the product may be scrutinized in a medical malpractice case.

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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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A: The inventor of the patent is named under the patent information on the USPTO webpage, and where there are multiple inventors they are typically listed in order of primacy. E.g, see: https://patents.justia.com/company/tesla. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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