Patents may be granted to the assignee of the inventor of record in the Patent and Trademark Office, upon the application made and the specification sworn to by the inventor, except as otherwise provided in this title.
35 U.S. Code § 152 - Issue of patent to assignee
Historical and Revision Notes
Based on Title 35, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 44 (R.S. 4895).
Language is changed and the reference to reissue is omitted in view of the general provision in section 251.
1975—Pub. L. 93–596 substituted “Patent and Trademark Office” for “Patent Office”.