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Client Update | Compensation for Service Inventions where a Collective Labor Arrangement Applies

16 August 2017

On May 17, 2017, the Compensation and Royalties Committee under Section 134 of the Patent Law, 1967 (respectively, the “Law” and the “Committee”) held that a collective labor arrangement that deals, inter alia, with compensation for inventions in the course of employment constitutes an agreement between the employer and the employee for the purposes of Section 134 of the Law. The Committee thus has no authority to consider the issue of compensation owed for such inventions. The names of the parties were not published.

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