Inventor’s Oath or Declaration

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The Declaration is a legal document signed by each inventor and filed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). By signing the Declaration, an inventor represents:

  1. They contributed to at least one of the claims,
  2. They acknowledge they read and understand the patent application, and
  3. They agree to provide to the USPTO (or their attorney) relevant information during the examination of the patent application.

 

Synonyms:
Oath, Declaration
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