Mar. 31: Supreme Court Series – Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc.

 

March 31, 2015 | Room 600
4:00pm Commil v. Cisco Discussion, co-sponsored by the Federal Circuit Bar Association
5:15pm Kimble v. Marvel Discussion; 6:30pm 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. The live webcast will be available once the event begins.

Panel:

  • Prof. Michael Carroll, American University Washington College of Law (Moderator)
  • Roman Melnik, Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP, counsel for petitioners Stephen Kimble and Robert Michael Grabb
  • Thomas Saunders, WilmerHale, counsel for respondent Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
  • Charles Duan, Public Knowledge, counsel for amicus curiae Public Knowledge
  • Brian Seal, RatnerPrestia, counsel for amicus curiae Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc.
  • Richard Samp, Washington Legal Foundation, counsel for amicus curiae Washington Legal Foundation
  • Joshua Segal, Jenner & Block LLP, counsel for amicus curiae AIPLA (invited)

Update:

Decision: June 22, 2015
Argument: Transcript; Audio

Issue:

Whether this Court should overrule Brulotte v. Thys Co., which held that “a patentee’s use of a royalty agreement that projects beyond the expiration date of the patent is unlawful per se.”

Briefs:

Brief of petitioners Stephen Kimble, et al.
Brief of respondent Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
Reply of petitioners Stephen Kimble, et al.

Amicus Briefs:

Brief of Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Brief of American Intellectual Property Law Association
Brief of Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc.
Brief of University of Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories
Brief of BioTime, Inc.
Brief of Professor Robin Feldman, et al.
Brief of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
Brief of Intellectual Property Owners Association
Brief of New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Brief of Center for Intellectual Property Research of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, et al.
Brief of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, et al.
Brief of Nautilus, Inc.
Brief of Public Knowledge
Brief of United States
Brief of William Mitchell College of Law Intellectual Property Institute
Brief of Washington Legal Foundation 

SCOTUSblog Entry: Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc.

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