Category: Volume 44 (2008-2009)

Restructuring Dilemmas for the High Technology Licensee: Will “Plain Meaning” Bring Order To the Chaotic Bankruptcy Law for Assumption and Assignment of Technology Licenses?

This article examines an unresolved tension between intellectual property law, which is premised on the power of an owner or creator to exclude others from the use of a patent or copyright (the “monopoly power”), and the principle that property should be freely assignable, which is intrinsic to restructuring under U.S. bankruptcy law. . . . … Read More