The Intersection Of IP And Bankruptcy Law

Law360, New York (February 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- As the worldwide economy expanded over the past decade, intellectual property assets have increased dramatically in value and become an ever increasing share of a company's balance sheet.

Now, as the economy contracts and many companies are facing bankruptcy, a key question concerns the status of the intellectual property that may have been assigned, transferred, sold or licensed if one of the parties to the transaction declares bankruptcy.

The answer may be critically important to any company that may lose rights to manufacture a licensed product...
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