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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Protecting Yourself From Infringement Claims, Part 1

Feb 09, 2005, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Kucharik)

"How does indemnification protect against patent infringement?

"Bruce Sunstein: It's normal to expect that when you buy something, like a car, that if somebody is going to accuse your car of infringing a patent and they sue you, that you would be able to ask the person who sold that car to you--or who manufactured the car--to defend you against the claim of infringement. The law, for years, has implied a warranty of freedom from infringement. In effect, there is an expected indemnification of infringement of any kind..."

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