Re: Help for patent liability definition
Christian PERRIER wrote:
> From Justin explanations, I see this as "la personne juridiquement
> responsable à propos d'un brevet".
> If the patent is own by a given company, then patent liability
> concerns that company. If the patent is owned by an individual, then
> patent liability belongs to this individual.
> I understand this as "who can enforce the patent in a court".
> Depending on the context, that can also be "who can be sued for a
> patent infrigment".
No, "patent liability" isn't about who owns the IP, it's about whether
you're vulnerable to being sued for infringing it. Compare:
JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package