What Does a Patent “Cover”?
by Pamela Chestek • July 7, 2011 • patent
What does “cover” mean in a patent assignment clause? Plaintiff Openwave Systems, Inc. developed software for network computing but decided to sell off the client-side part of the business, keeping the server-side. It sold the business to Purple Labs S.A., predecessor to defendant Myriad France S.A.S. Some patents were assigned in the transaction, but...Read more →