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Creative License?

A recent court ruling could put a damper on licensing.

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This story appears in the June 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

A portfolio licensing agreement between bio-tech companies MedImmune and Genentech was going well--that is, until it went bad.

When MedImmune took a patent dispute with Genentech to court, Genentech argued that MedImmune didn't have any legal footing to do so since it hadn't terminated its patent license. A lower court sided with Genentech, but the Supreme Court ruled that MedImmune didn't have to breach or terminate its patent license to take its complaint before a judge.

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