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From what you explained above, you really have few options here as of course Company X clearly owns the rights. You are at the mercy of company X regarding what they allow you to do or not do with the product.
Your first step needs to be negotiating for the rights to A1. Until you engage in such negotiation, you really have no idea what their attitude is towards this product. They may be looking to get out of the product or may want to stop dealing with it and they may make you a better deal. If they do, you can always seek a loan and use the IP rights, which are property rights, as collateral
for the loan.
If you cannot make such a deal, the only other alternative is open up as an independent servicer of the product. While you could not sell the product as you do not have the rights to the product, there is no law preventing you from servicing it as you do not need the IP rights to do that. Many independent contractors service protected property, such as MicroSoft products, and that is not illegal unless you have some form of non-compete agreement in force.
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