Customer [Patents] Law and Legal Definition

According to 37 CFR 4.2 (b) [Title 37 -- Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights; Chapter I -- United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce; Subchapter A – General; Part 4 -- Complaints Regarding Invention Promoters; Patents], the term customer means “any individual who enters into a contract with an invention promoter for invention promotion services.”