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INVENTOR. One who invents or finds out something.
     2. The patent laws of the United States authorize a patent to be issued to the original inventor; if the invention is suggested by another, he is not the inventor within the meaning of those laws; but in that case the suggestion must be of the specific process or machine; for a general theoretical suggestion, as that steam might be applied to the navigation of the air or water, without pointing out by what specific process or machine that could be accomplished, would not be such a suggestion as to deprive the person to whom it had been made from being considered as the inventor. Dav. Pat. Cas. 429; 1 C. & P. 558; 1 Russ. & M. 187; 4 Taunt. 770; B ut see 1 M. G. & S. 551; 3 Man. Gr. & Sc. 97.
     3. The applicant for a patent must be both the first and original inventor. 4 Law Report. 342.

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Rudd Canaday, co-inventor of UNIX, has recently joined their team as Senior Architect & Engineer.
A second patent application, published as US20090105167 and including Potti as co-inventor, was rejected partly because the co-inventors did not provide the DNA sequences, called probe sets, that they used on their micro-array chips to detect gene activity, wrote Sean Aeder, the examiner.
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Paul Allaire and Eric Maslen, engineering professors at the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA), and co-inventors, explain that, "This feat can be accomplished because the HeartQuest artificial heart has a rotor suspended in a magnetic field so there are no internal touching parts.
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Among the symposium panelists will be Martin Hellman, co-inventor of public key encryption theory, Vint Cerf, co-inventor of TCP/IP protocol, Federico Faggin, co-inventor of the microprocessor, John Cioffi, inventor of the DSL modem, Chuck Geschke and John Warnock, co-founders of Adobe Systems and Curt Carlson, CEO of SRI, one of the nation's leading research centers.
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