42 Int'l Law. 463 (2008)
International Intellectual Property Law

handle is hein.journals/intlyr42 and id is 479 raw text is: International Intellectual Property Law
EDITED BY: MELVYN J. SIMBURG *
PATENTS COORDINATOR: PETER HAVER
TRADEMARK COORDINATOR: SUSAN BRUSHABER
COPYRIGHTS COORDINATOR: ScoTT BAIN
. Patents*
A. UNITED STATES

1. U.S. Supreme Court
On January 9, 2007, the Supreme Court held that declaratory judgment jurisdiction
exists for a patent licensee to challenge the validity of a patent while continuing to pay
royalties in performance of its license agreement.] Medlmmune, a licensee in good stand-
ing under a patent owned by Genentech, brought a declaratory judgment action seeking a
* Editor, Melvyn J. Simburg (msimburg@sksp.com) of Simburg Ketter Sheppard & Purdy, LLP; Patents
Coordinator, Peter Haver, (PeterMHaverDMH@aol.com); Trademark Coordinator, Susan Brushaber
(SBrushaber@shblegal.com) of Schuchat, Herzog & Brenman, LLC; Copyrights Coordinator, Scott Bain,
(SBain@RIAA.com).
* Authors, Patent Section: Suong Nguyen, Henry Blanco White, Bruce McDonald, Paul Jones.
1. Medmmune, Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., 127 S. Ct. 764 (2007).

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