Defining the Breach: License Agreement v. License Infringement

Defining the Breach: License Agreement v. License Infringement

Two companies enter into an intellectual property licensing agreement. Later, a dispute erupts over whether the licensee has used the IP outside the scope of the license agreement such as marketing a brand on a new product line or selling patented goods in another territory. Does this extra-license use constitute breach of license agreement?  Infringement of the IP rights or both?  Or, is it license infringement?

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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas.  He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.  Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.

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