10 Years Of MedImmune: How License Agreements Changed

Law360, New York (February 15, 2017, 11:50 AM EST) -- Last month marked 10 years since the U.S. Supreme Court sided with MedImmune in a royalty dispute with Genentech, transferring the power within a license agreement from the licensor to the licensee. This Law360 Expert Analysis series explores the decision's impact on licensing and litigation.

Jonathan Lourie

Vicki G. Norton A decade ago, the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in MedImmune LLC v. Genentech Inc.[1] permitted patent licensees to seek declaratory judgments of patent invalidity, unenforceability or noninfringement without first terminating or breaching the license agreement. Prior to MedImmune,...
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