Definitions

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  • n. The holder of a patent.

Etymologies

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patent +‎ holder

Examples

  • What this means is that patent trolls will be less likely to hold their victims for ransom through injunction unless the patentholder can demonstrate that they meet a four-part test, already in use for other injunctions involving equity, which is hard for a non-producer to meet.

    Boing Boing: May 14, 2006 - May 20, 2006 Archives

  • Even if a patentholder wins at trial, the defendent could file an appeal and still have injunctions in abeyence.

    Boing Boing: May 14, 2006 - May 20, 2006 Archives

  • In patent law, "inequitable conduct" suggests the patentholder knowingly misrepresented itself or withheld relevant information in applying for its patent, allowing the court to deem its patent unenforceable.

    U.S. Loses Oil-Lease Appeal

  • Arguing that genes shouldn't be patented, the ACLU and others sued Myriad Genetics, the patentholder of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer gene tests.

    Reason Magazine

  • It will potentially make it far less likely for a trial judge to issue an injunction at any stage of the proceedings, including if the patentholder wins the trial but the defendant plans to appeal.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Injunctions are used as the threat by which a patentholder extracts money without necessarily having a patent that covers the use of the business-method in question.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Wiley Rein and Hunton & Williams have represented patentholder NTP in a dispute against RIM.

    The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times

  • The Register notes that the Microsoft-led group that includes 3Com, SMC Networks, and Accton are pushing the, which prevents injunctions in most cases in which a patentholder isn't actively involved in making a product that uses the patent.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Now, this is sort of odd because CSIRO's lawyers state in several reports today that they didn't expect the judge to go along in light of the Supreme Court decision -- one of several recent ones that limit patent protection and patentability -- that states pretty bluntly that injunctions in patent cases shouldn't be issued even when a patentholder has had their claims upheld.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • The exception is if the patentholder is competing in the marketplace with the company that was found to violate their patents.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

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