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    What Does a Patent “Cover”?

    by  • 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...

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