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My 88 year old father invented many products during his

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My 88 year old father invented many products during his career at GSK and retired in c1988. As an example a major steroid still used in asthma inhalers worldwide. He is wondering if he has any rights - how would he go about finding out
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 1 year ago.

Unless his contract says otherwise, the law is that anything invented by an employee in the cluster of employment belongs to the employer so it is unlikely that he would have intellectual property rights of his own, I'm afraid. Is there anything to suggest otherwise?