• Posts Tagged ‘covenant not to sue’

    Patent Infringement Versus Breach of Contract

    by  • April 29, 2019 • patent • 1 Comment

    Something that license drafters need to think through is how a license grant works, as a permission, not a prohibition. If there is conduct that a licensor wants to prohibit, then it has to ensure that it addresses that need in the agreement. The licensor also needs to think through what remedies will be...

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    No Do-Overs

    by  • February 26, 2012 • patent

    Scanner Technologies Corp., the defendant in the declaratory judgment action, was the owner of 13 patents in the same family. There were multiple suits between it and declaratory judgment plaintiff ICOS Vision Systems, Inc. over “ball grid inspection devices,” which inspect the electrical connections between a microchip and circuit board. In 2008, ICOS filed...

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