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Wrongful Termination For Patent Harassment?

Law360 (January 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- You became the head of Intellectual Property at your company in part because you realized the importance of getting new inventions on file as quickly as possible. You instituted systems to get the paperwork done and prodded the inventors to get their declarations signed and on file.

Your efforts paid dividends. The company's patent portfolio grew. It all looked good until ... your actions led to a huge wrongful termination claim.

It started with this one employee named John. He frequently complained about management and his...
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