(a) Except as provided by Section 52.053, an invention developer performing or offering to perform invention development services
in this state shall maintain a bond issued by a surety company authorized to transact
business in this state.
(b) The principal amount of the bond must equal at least the greater of:
(1) five percent of the invention developer's gross income from the invention development
business in this state during the invention developer's last fiscal year; or
(c) The invention developer must file a copy of the bond with the secretary of state
before the date the invention developer begins business in this state.
(d) Before the 91st day after the last day of the invention developer's fiscal year,
the invention developer shall change the amount of the bond if necessary to conform
with this section and Section 52.052.
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