November 27: SCOTUS Series – Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC


3:30 PM Registration | 5:00 PM Panel | Room NT01 (Ceremonial Classroom)
American University Washington College of Law
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.


Issue in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC: Whether inter partes review, an adversarial process used by the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to analyze the validity of existing patents, violates the Constitution by extinguishing private property rights through a non-Article III forum without a jury.


Professor Jonas Anderson, American University Washington College of Law, Moderator

Ginger Anders, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, representing Amici – Intel et al.

Erik C. Hawes, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, representing Petitioner – Oil States

Professor Amanda Frost, American University Washington College of Law, Panelist

Lukman Azeez, Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP, representing Amici – General Electric



There will be a second panel immediately prior, discussing the SAS Institute Inc. v. Matal argument.