By Article 4ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, "The inventor shall have the right to be mentioned as such in the patent". But there is no right to object to false inventorship and no right to be named as inventor outside the four corners of the granted patent; nor is there any right to be acknowledged as the founding father of a new area of science of technology.
|Ho boy, here come moral rights again!|
[Is it like novelty wonders Merpel?] Not at all. [Then, how do you know if a work is original?]
Well you look for the imprint of the author's personality on his work. If you can find arbitrary signs of a will to create, than the work as to be considered original, protected by law and therefore the author shall be entitled to moral rights on this work. Simple.
“It is a commitment from Twitter to our employees that patents can only be used for defensive purposes. We will not use the patents from employees’ inventions in offensive litigation without their permission. What’s more, this control flows with the patents, so if we sold them to others, they could only use them as the inventor intended.”