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Ongoing employment is consideration (access required)

An employee's agreement assigning patent rights in an invention to his employer is not invalid because the "good and valuable consideration" the employee received was simply his continued employment, an Abingdon federal district judge has ruled. Combining elements of Virginia contract law and federal patent law, the judge held that the employee's continued employment and opportunity ...

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