Why the Assignability of Intellectual Property Licenses in Bankruptcy Might Not be Settled After All

November 2017
American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review

In an effort to provide insight into questions about the ability to assume, or assume and assign, intellectual property licenses through the bankruptcy process, Chapman attorney Peter Bach-y-Rita co-authored a recent article in the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. Some have argued that it is well settled that nonexclusive patent, copyright and trademark licenses are non-assignable in bankruptcy; however, the law may be less well settled than it appears.

This article was originally published by the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. The article is posted with permission.

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