Indirect infringement

Becker, Daniel M.
March 2006
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery;Mar2006, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p181
Academic Journal
The article discusses the characteristics and prerequisites of indirect infringement of intellectual property rights under the U.S. patent law. Indirect infringement can be found when a party actively induces a third party to infringe a patent. There were two types indirect infringement, contributory infringement and inducement of infringement. Both types require an underlying act of direct infringement by an identified third party.


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