Validity

Refers to whether an intellectual property right is properly granted …

Vendor-First Clause

Provision in an agreement, typically a limited patent license, that provides …

Venue

Refers to the particular branch of a court where a …

Verification

Literally means checking the accuracy of facts. In patent application …

Versioning

Two meanings: 1. A promotional practice allegedly inadvertently created by …

Vertical Merger

A merger between entities that are not horizontal competitors, for …

Vessel Hull

US law, more specifically the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act …