Q: If an inventor signs over all rights to his invention to a corporation, Is the corporation required to have an attorney
Is the corporation required to have an attorney to file for the actual patent?
Hello! Yes, if the corporation is to be the “Applicant” on a U.S. patent application, the patent application has to be signed by a registered patent attorney or a registered patent agent.
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A: Not simply "an attorney". It must be a patent attorney (or a patent agent). Make sure that you are looking at patent attorneys only.
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