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  • n. Plural form of patentholder.


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  • While calling on international organizations to provide needed assistance, a Chinese Health Ministry official also indicated the government would start manufacturing generic AIDS drugs if Western patentholders did not lower their prices by the end of the year.

    The Blood Ties That Bind

  • I appreciate the PTO's goal to create the most efficient and effective process to ensure both continued innovation and protection for the research and development efforts of patentholders.

    Sen. Schummer Asks PTO to Delay Implementation of Continuation Rules

  • The DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA), which represents studios and patentholders of anti-copying technology on DVDs, argued that RealDVD violated the license of its Content Scramble System (CSS), and made illegal permanent copies of copy-protected DVDs.


  • In fact, in violation of the patent bargain, many patentholders fail to publish adequate descriptions (i.e. working software source code) even after acquiring a patent.

    Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)

  • A Texas court, in a jurisdiction which patentholders attempt to get their cases remanded to, found Buffalo infringed CSIRO's rights.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • The CAFC ignores the statutes and prevents future litigants from holding patentholders to deadlines they ignored during prosecution.

    Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)

  • The rights of patentholders that have no competitive products were circumscribed by the Supreme Court to limit their power in getting injunctions.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • They venue shopped and sued in the Texas court known for finding in favor of patentholders.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Each test favors patentholders actively engaged in producing products or operating services that involve the patent.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • First, they will limit the ability of patentholders, primarily patent trolls, to recover damages in patent litigation far in excess of the actual economic value of those patents.

    Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)


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