Apr 25: Supreme Court Series – Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons and Cuozzo Speed Techonologies LLC, v. Lee

 

4:00 Panel | Room NT-01 | Warren Building
American University Washington College of Law
New Campus – 4300 Nebraska Ave., NW
Washington DC, 20016
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In PIJIP’s ongoing Supreme Court Series, a panel of counsel for amici and parties will discuss the case on the afternoon following oral argument before the Court. The live webcast will be available once the event begins.

A live webcast will be available on this page when the event begins.


Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons

Issue: What is the appropriate standard for awarding attorneys’ fees to a prevailing party under § 505 of the Copyright Act?

Panel for Kirtsaeng (co-sponsored with the DC Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA)

  • Prof. Peter Jaszi, American University Washington College of Law
  • Eleonara Zlotnikova, Counsel for Petitioner
  • Ishan Bhabha, Counsel for Respondent
  • Seth Greenstein, Counsel for Public Knowledge, in Support of Petitioner
  • Kathryn Wagner, Counsel for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (NY), in Support of Respondent

Briefs:

Amicus Briefs:


Cuozzo Speed Techonologies LLC, v. Lee

Issues:

  1. Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that, in IPR proceedings, the Board may construe claims in an issued patent according to their broadest reasonable interpretation rather than their plain and ordinary meaning.
  2. Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that, even if the Board exceeds its statutory authority in instituting an IPR proceeding, the Board’s decision whether to institute an IPR proceeding is judicially unreviewable.

Panel for Cuozzo (co-sponsodered with the Federal Circuit Bar Association):

  • Prof. Jonas Anderson, American University Washington College of Law
  • Adjunct Prof. James Toupin, American University Washington College of Law
  • Jeffrey Wall, Counsel for Petitioner
  • Eric Citron, Counsel for Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC, in Support of Petitioner
  • Greg Rapawy, Counsel for Dell et al., in Support of Respondent

Briefs:

Amicus Briefs:

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