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Name: Federal Act on employees' inventions.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Conditions of work
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1986-08-15
Entry into force:
ISN: DEU-1986-L-42217
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Text No. 121, 1994-12-31, H.C. Nipperdey, C.H. Beck Verlag, Germany, Munich
Abstract/Citation: Provides an exception from the general principal that all products arising from work belong to the employer. If an employee invents an entirely new, patentable product, the employer may acquire rights to the product in return for compensation equal to the value of the product.

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