Inventor entitled to share of employer’s actual, not potential patent earnings, says Court of Appeal –

Posted November 29th, 2010 in compensation, employment, news, patents by sally

“The inventor of a medical device is entitled to a ‘fair share’ of the actual benefit earned from that device by his employer, the Court of Appeal has ruled. An inventor cannot complain if his employer did not exploit the invention well or at all, it said.”

Full story, 29th November 2010