Originally Posted by ptyerman
I should imagine the OS as a whole is part and parcel of it. I don't know IP law, so can't say for sure, will have to google up the last court results and try and decipher them.
As for copyright, that is a completely different thing and will still apply, as will any patents unless declared invalid by a court.
But if copyright is still valid and the company no longer in existence, who will be suing?