January 10, 2007
Scotus Issues Significant Patent Decision Today
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a key decision today in patent law. The Court basically said that one who enters into a license agreement can still challenge the underlying patent. The decision changes the long standing precedent in the Federal Circuit.
This should add a new wrinkle to how tech companies deal with each other when wielding patent claims.
The decision is Medimmune v. Genentech, 05-608.
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