Licensing Model: Joint Copyright Assignments

Lawrence E. Rosen lrosen at
Tue Apr 15 17:11:59 UTC 2003

> If I'm following your overall point, why doesn't your client 
> simply assign 
> claim for the current litigation and retain his stake in the patent ?

Without going into more detail than I should, I'll simply say that we
want freedom to negotiate licenses and pursue multiple infringers.

The point is, then, that having ownership of IP gives freedom of action.
I don't think someone should assign those rights away prematurely.


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