Written by Louise Aagaard, HØIBERG A/S
Once an invention has been conceived the rights to a patent on that invention belong to the person who invented it. Thus, as a starting point a patent simply belongs to the inventor. However, even if the starting point is very simple there are many challenges in assuring correct ownership of a patent. First of all, in order to establish the ownership of a patent it is very important to identify who the inventor in fact is.