Declaratory Judgment


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Declaratory Judgment

A ruling by a court (or, less commonly, a regulator) that resolves a dispute but does not order an action. That is, a declaratory judgment states a fact. For example, a declaratory judgment may state who owns a patent or a piece of property.
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Hyperion filed a declaratory judgment action in Federal District Court for the Northern District of California against HyperRoll on November 30, 2004.
A copy of said Petition for Declaratory Judgment and Summons shall be delivered to you or your attorney upon reguest.
Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), provider of broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, said that American Airlines has dismissed the declaratory judgment action it filed against Gogo on February 12, 2016.
The injunction has--and the declaratory judgment lacks--a number of features that allow a court to effectively manage the parties.
The action was seeking a declaratory judgment that 22 of Digimarc's patents are invalid or that Verance's products do not infringe Digimarc's patents.
On March 15, 2006, the Supreme Court granted defendant's declaratory judgment action--on default--against the named assignors, and issued a stay of all proceedings.
The CAFC's reasonable apprehension of suit test requiring that a breach of contract must exist before the courts could have jurisdiction over declaratory judgment suits that seek to invalidate patents clearly flies in the face of the Altvater decision.
In response to a preliminary injunction petition filed by Pfizer in October, the two companies seek a declaratory judgment that their right to manufacture and sell amoldipine besilate remains valid.
However, AAU reserved rights, contending its policies did not cover the underlying claim, and filed a declaratory judgment in 1988.
The appeals court denied the officials' request for declaratory judgment that would allow them to prevent inmates to participating in CONS activities, noting that an appeals court had held that CONS was a religion that was entitled to First Amendment protection.
Declaratory judgment action challenging Board regulation on labor-management relations at Reserve Banks.