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Licensing an invention. Who prosecutes infringements ?

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Licensing an invention. Who prosecutes infringements ?
« on: June 14, 2017, 07:28:32 AM »
Generally speaking is the licensee of an invention responsible
for prosecuting infringements at their expense ?

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Re: Licensing an invention. Who prosecutes infringements ?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2017, 01:54:25 PM »
This is something that can be negotiated.   Generally speaking usually the licensee has the right (but is not required) to prosecute infringers.   I have never seen a license that requires or forces one party to go after infringers as that could cost millions and it would be unwise and risky for someone to pre-commit to that expense and risk in an agreement.

(this is not legal advice, just my business opinion based on license agreements I have seen)

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