that's a doozy that one. I have that one.
I was in contact with support for a while on this, a couple of months perhaps ... but I got too busy with work to chase it up more.
the only "solution" I had was repeatedly pressing authorise and getting really angry.
then I stopped trying to edit max patches all together. that worked. I stopped getting angry then.
The relationship between these two applications feels as stable and integrated as a coffee table taped to a donkey.
my traditional rant about max4Live is available here:viewtopic.php?p=1708378#p1708378