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  1. i.e.

    i.e.

    This is an abbreviation for id est. Literally, in Latin the phrase means "that is" or "that is to say." In modern usage, the term is used indicate... [Read more]
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  2. implied contract

    implied contract

    An agreement between two parties that may be missing some of the elements of a formal contract. This agreement might not be in writing, but is... [Read more]
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  3. in chambers

    in chambers

    The discussions or hearings that are held in a judge's office, which is called her chambers. This is also termed "in camera."
    in camera
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  4. in kind

    in kind

    A distribution or substitution in lieu of money, a payment, money instead of something, or a combination of money and goods. This term is often used... [Read more]
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  5. in limine

    in limine

    Literally, in Latin this phrase means "at the threshold." In modern usage, the term is for a motion to suppress illegally obtained... [Read more]
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  6. in perpetuity

    in perpetuity

    This term refers to doing something forever. For example, if someone is awarded damages in perpetuity, they are to be awarded something forever... [Read more]
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  7. indenture

    indenture

    Historically, before the ease of reproduction, an indenture or indented deed referred to any deed or contract signed by more than one party that had... [Read more]
    indented deed
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  8. indirect damage

    indirect damage

    These types of damages are calculated from the losses that do not flow directly from an injurious act. These are all of the indirect damages that... [Read more]
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  9. infringement

    infringement

    An act that interferes with an exclusive right of another.
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  10. infringement by sale

    infringement by sale

    Refers to the sale, resale, or offer of interest in a patented invention that is not authorized by the patent owner.
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