Milestone / OnSSI OEM Agreement Analyzed and Legal Move

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 17, 2016

OnSSI has withdrawn its lawsuit from US courts, but the fight is far from done.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

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