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Get Ownership of your IP Right; Otherwise it can Turn into a Nightmare!

When filing a patent application, there are lots of things to consider. Most of the attention is directed towards getting the disclosure of the invention right and ensuring that you have adequately covered your commercial product/concept to prevent your competitors from entering the market space. Jenny Donald of Forresters warns that too often, little thought is given to who actually owns the invention. And if you get this wrong, it can be incredibly difficult to rectify the situation at a later stage.