Patents, Sun and Estoppel
Posted Feb 1, 2005 14:55 UTC (Tue) by johnchx
In reply to: Patents, Sun and Estoppel
Parent article: Sun: Patent use OK beyond Solaris project (News.com)
The legal doctrine of promissory estoppel kicks in where one person makes a promise about something and another person acts in reliance on that promise.
If you (and Sun) happen to live in a jurisdiction whose laws recognize promissory estoppel. If you happen to live in a "consideration" jusrisdiction, you've got nothin'. Yes?
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