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> Code of Alabama Title 8, Chapter 12a - Patent Infriingement
Code of Alabama Title 8, Chapter 12a - Patent Infriingement
Section 8-12a-1 - Definitions.
The following terms shall have the following meanings: (1) DEMAND LETTER. A letter, e-mail, or other communication asserting or claiming that the target has engaged...
Section 8-12a-2 - Assertion of Patent Infringement in Bad Faith.
(a) A person may not assert a claim of patent infringement in bad faith. (b) The Attorney General may investigate claims of patent infringement alleged...
Section 8-12a-3 - Commencement of Actions.
An action under Section 8-12A-2 shall be commenced no later than five years after the violation occurred. (Act 2014-218, §3.)
Section 8-12a-4 - Enforcement and Licensing of Patent.
Provided that the assertion of patent infringement is not made in bad faith, nothing in this chapter shall be construed to deem it a violation...
Section 8-12a-5 - Violations.
Any person who continuously and willfully violates Section 8-12A-2 shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. (Act 2014-218, §5.)
Section 8-12a-6 - Construction of Chapter.
(a) This chapter shall not be construed to limit rights and remedies available to the State of Alabama or to any person under any other...
Section 8-12a-7 - Relation to Federal Law.
A demand letter or civil action that includes a claim for relief arising under 35 U.S.C. § 271(e)(2) is not subject to the requirements of...
Last modified: November 15, 2016