Mar. 31: 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

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.

Panel:

  • 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

UPDATE:

Decision: June 19, 2014
Argument: Transcript; Audio

Issue: 

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.

Briefs:

Brief of petitioner Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd.
Brief of respondents CLS Bank International, et al.

Amicus Briefs:

Brief amicus curiae of Retailers in support of neither party
Brief amicus curiae of Dale R. Cook
Brief amicus curiae of Paul R. Michel
Brief amicus curiae of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Brief amicus curiae of Professor Lee Hollaar, and Peter K. Trzyna
Brief amicus curiae of Proove Biosciences, Inc.
Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association
Brief amici curiae of James B. Lampert, and David A. Chavous
Brief amicus curiae of Sigram Schindler Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
Brief amicus curiae of International Business Machines Corporation
Brief amici curiae of Trading Technologies International, Inc., et al.
Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
Brief amici curiae of Professor Robin Feldman, and U.C. Hastings Institute for Innovation Law
Brief amicus curiae of SHFL entertainment, Inc.
Brief amicus curiae of Brian R. Galvin
Brief amicus curiae of Conejo Valley Bar Association
Brief amicus curiae of Margo Livesay Ph.D.
Brief amicus curiae of IEEE-USA
Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Brief amicus curiae of Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Brief amicus curiae of Advanced Biological Laboratories, SA
Brief amicus curiae of Ronald M. Benrey
Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed
Brief amicus curiae of The Juhasz Law Firm, P.C.
Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al.
Brief amicus curiae of the United States
Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Liberties Union
Brief amici curiae of Law, Business, and Economics Scholars
Brief amicus curiae of Red Hat, Inc.
Brief amicus curiae of Tony Dutra
Brief amicus curiae of BSA / The Software Alliance
Brief amici curiae of RichRelevance, Inc., et al.
Brief amici curiae of Software Freedom Law Center, et al.
Brief amici curiae of Professors Peter S. Menell and Jeffrey A. Lefstin
Brief amici curiae of Microsoft Corporation, et al.
Brief amici curiae of Checkpoint Software, Inc., et al.
Brief amici curiae of Google Inc., et al.
Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation
Brief amicus curiae of Computer & Communications Industry Association
Brief amicus curiae of American Antitrust Institute
Brief amici curiae of The Clearing House Association L.L.C., et al

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