Milestone / OnSSI OEM Agreement Analyzed and Legal Move

By John Honovich, Published May 17, 2016, 11:16am EDT (Info+)

OnSSI has withdrawn its lawsuit from US courts, but the fight is far from done.

In this note, we examine what is happening, digging into the 2009 Milestone / ONSSI OEM agreement and how that impacts the market.

US ** *******

***** ** ***** ****** **** ** US *****, ** *********** **** ******* existed ** ******* ** *** ****** (*** ****** *********** ******).

***** ********* ** ****:

“***** **** ******* ** **** *** claims ** ******* *** ********* ******** its ** ****** *********** *** ******* prejudice.***** ******* *** ***** ** **-**** those ****** ** *** ** ****** it ****** ********* ** ** **”. 

*** ********* ****** ** ***** ******** to ***** ** ** *****, **** OnSSI *** ***** ********* ***. (*** US **********) *** **** *** ******** with ********* *** *** ********* */* (the ****** ****** *******).

OEM *********

******* ********** ******** *** **************** ********* *** ***** *** *********, as **** ***********'* ********.

***** **** ****** **** ********, ** did **** ***** * ******** ********:

  • ****** ***** ***** **** ** **** 15 ****** ****** ** ********* *** agreement.
  • ***** *** *** ******* ** ******* or ****** *** ***** ****, ** shown ** *** ******* *****:

Notice **** ***** **** *, ****

* **** ****** ***** ******** ********* acquiring ******, * ********* *** / NVR, **** ********* * ****** ** terminate *** *** ********* **** *********. This **** *****, ** ***** ** Section *.* *****, ***** ********** ***** from ********** ** ********* ***** ***** acquired ***.

15 ****** ** ******* *, ****

*** ** ****** ***** **** *** ** October *, ****, ***** *** *** final **** **** ***** **** ********* licenses. **** *** *********** ** ********* **** **** *** ***** ************** ** ******* *** *** ***** about *** ***** ******, ***** ********* lots ** *********.

Who ***** **?

***** *** **** **** ******* ***** who ****** *** '*******'. ********* *** said **** ***** ***, *** ***** these *********, **** ***** ** ** correct. ** *** ***** ****, ***** was ********* ****** ** ********* ** if **** **** ****** ** ***** ***** own ***.

Dispute ******* - ******** ****** *** *****

*** ************ **** *****, *** ******* issues ***** ******. ***** ****** **** Milestone **** ***** $* ******* *** that ***** ** ******* **** *** software ******* *** ******** ********* ******* OnSSI *******. ******* ***********, **** ****** significant ****** ** ***** *** *** taken*********** *************** ** *** ********** *******.

** *** **** ****, ******* *********** is ****** ** ***** * ********** faster **** * **** ***** *** US ***** ****. ** **** ****** as *** **** ********.

Comments (3)

Milestone A/S is an European company. According to EU-laws I am really wondering how a term in a contract could be legal preventing other competitors from making business with ONSII ?

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1, that's an interesting point. We do not know enough about EU law to offer a meaningful comment.

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All this over a space bar...

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