Legal definition of licensing a patent
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licensing a patent

A patent licensee does not have to materially breach or terminate a license agreement in order to bring an action against the licensor challenging the patent covered by that agreement.Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., 549 U.S. 118 (2007).
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