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assign

Law a person to whom property is assigned; assignee

assign

[ə′sīn]
(computer science)
A control statement in FORTRAN which assigns a computed value i to a variable k, the latter representing the number of the statement to which control is then transferred.
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Even with the patent policy concerns underpinning the doctrine, the Supreme Court limited the application of assignor estoppel in Westinghouse.
Significantly, one of the powers of the court is to allow the assignee to operate the business of the assignor for limited periods, if it is in the best interest of the estate to do so.
Aiding and abetting al Qaida; at least $35 billion ($50 million for each assignor plus $4 billion for property damage and business interruption) plus punitive damages.
7,919,420 B2; Steffen Bornemann and Markus Haberer, assignors to Fiberweb Corovin GmbH, Peine, Germany Filed 3/20/2009, issued 4/5/2011.
If a partnership agreement provides that any residual powers will be exercisable on the assignee's belief, or the friendly assignment is accompanied by a written agreement for the assignor to exercise any residual powers in the assignee's favor, both the IRS and the Tax Court should treat the assignee as a substitute partner.
7,918,839 B2; Bruno Ehrnsperger, Andrew Sauer and Donald Roe, West Chester, OH, assignors to The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH.
7,355,091; StSnley Kellenberger, Vincent Newbill, Daniel Quillin, Wendy Van Dyke, James wang and Jennifer Marvin, assignors to Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
7,101,624; James Bradley, assignor to Cello-Foil Products, Inc.
8,012,137; Carmen Lira, Appleton, WI; Deborah Snell Hannah, Appleton, WI; Adrienne Rae Loyd, Neenah, WI and Channon Lee Arteman, Appleton, WI; Assignors to Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Neenah, WI
7,935,099 B2; Shun-ketsu Sue, Ebrahim Rezai and Ravindra Palitha Ranatunga, assignors to The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH.
Subject to the terms of the policy, the APVI program provides sellers, assignors and the licensors of intellectual property on The Patent & License Exchange indemnification for actual losses up to $10 million if the anticipated transaction revenue including all up-front fees, annual payments, and milestone payments is voided by an unfavorable patent validity court decision.