• Supreme Court Upholds Licensee's Right to Challenge Validity of Patent
  • April 20, 2007 | Author: Erika E. Rose
  • Law Firms: Saul Ewing LLP - Baltimore Office; Saul Ewing LLP - Philadelphia Office
  • On January 9, 2007, the United States Supreme Court held that a patent licensee has standing to challenge the validity of the patent under the Federal Declaratory Judgment Act even though the licensee continued to pay royalties to the patent holder pursuant to a license agreement.