Questions tagged [patent]

Questions about the conveying of, or rights conferred by patents.

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Can I negotiate a patent idea for a raise, under French law?

I am an electronics engineer in a medium size company (50 people) specialized in precision measurements. I work on the development of a very cool product: innovative and with good potential. The way ...
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Putting a patent in a resume when the list of inventors is very long

I have a patent in which I am listed as the last inventor, and there are about 10 inventors in total for this patent. I want to put this patent on my resume since it's very relevant to the work I am ...
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What is the impact or relevance of previously accepted patents for employment oppotunities in IT?

I have had a couple of employers ask me if I have an existing patent. Why is this relevant please? How does having or not having one impact future employment opportunities? Please elaborate on the ...
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Can and how to mention an unsuccessful patent application in resume

Is it OK to mention about a patent application in resume which is either under process or has been rejected? If yes how to put it in the best way on my resume?
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Asking if I'll be paid for an extension to an internship contract

I would like to ask about the professional, polite, and conservative way of making sure that my rights are preserved in my current situation. I've been doing a paid internship over the summer that is ...
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Patent after leaving a job [closed]

During my postdoc I work at a large company. This year I came up with an algorithm, and they wanted to patent it. Europe doesn't allow software patents, so they made one of these "it's a hardware ...