Supreme Court Series: Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International Post Argument Discussion


March 31, 2014 | Room 401

4:00pm registration; 4:15pm program; 5:45pm reception
American University Washington College of Law
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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.


Whether claims to computer-implemented inventions – including claims to systems and machines, processes, and items of manufacture – are directed to patent-eligible subject matter within the meaning of 35 U.S.C. § 101 as interpreted by this Court.

Panelists include:

  • Judge Paul Michel, Chief Judge (Retired), United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Amicus Curiae
  • Professor Pamela Samuelson, Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Professor Kevin Collins, Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law
  • D. Zachary Hudson, Bancroft PLLC, Counsel for Amicus Curiae, International Business Machines Corporation, in Support of Neither Party
  • Paul Hughes, Mayer Brown LLP, Counsel for Amicus Curiae, BSA | The Software Alliance, in Support of Respondent
  • Suzanne Michel, Senior Policy Counsel, Google, Inc., Amicus Curiae

Moderated by: Prof. Jonas Anderson, American University Washington College of Law


Amicus Briefs:

SCOTUSblog Entry: Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International