MONOPOLIES AND TRADE PRACTICES
BAD FAITH ASSERTIONS OF PATENT INFRINGEMENT
48-1702. definitions. As used in this chapter:
(1) "Demand letter" means a letter, e-mail or other communication asserting or claiming that the target has engaged in patent infringement, or that the actions of the target would benefit from the grant of a license to any patent, or any similar assertion.
(2) "Idaho person" means a person as defined in section 48-602, Idaho Code.
(3) "Target" means an Idaho person:
(a) Who has received a demand letter or against whom an assertion or allegation of patent infringement has been made;
(b) Who has been threatened with litigation or against whom a lawsuit has been filed alleging patent infringement; or
(c) Whose customers have received a demand letter asserting that the person’s product, service or technology has infringed a patent.
[48-1702, added 2014, ch. 277, sec. 1, p. 700.]