When the inventor is insane or legally incapacitated.
In case an inventor is insane or otherwise legally incapacitated, the legal representative (guardian, conservator, etc.) of such inventor may make the necessary oath or declaration, and apply for and obtain the patent.
(35 U.S.C. 6, Pub. L. 97-247)
[48 FR 2709, Jan. 20, 1983]
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