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Identifying who is and is not an inventor can be a challenging, if not awkward, task for many legal departments at companies and universities. Many scientists and engineers are accustomed to acknowledging even the smallest contributions of their colleagues in publications. However, unlike authorship, inventorship is a legal determination whereby a competent patent practitioner gathers all of the relevant information and completes an inventorship analysis. This article highlights the importance of determining correct inventorship and provides tips on how the inventorship determination may be done correctly from the outset.

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