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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 120 : BAD FAITH ASSERTIONS OF PATENT INFRINGEMENT

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 4196)
  • § 4196. Definitions

    In this chapter:

    (1) "Demand letter" means a letter, e-mail, or other communication asserting or claiming that the target has engaged in patent infringement.

    (2) "Target" means a Vermont person:

    (A) who has received a demand letter or against whom an assertion or allegation of patent infringement has been made;

    (B) who has been threatened with litigation or against whom a lawsuit has been filed alleging patent infringement; or

    (C) whose customers have received a demand letter asserting that the person's product, service, or technology has infringed a patent. (Added 2013, No. 44, § 6; 2013, No. 47, § 2, eff. May 24, 2013.)