Oct. 31: Supreme Court Series – Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc.


4:00 Registration | 4:15 Panel | 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. 

*Continuing Legal Education – 1 credit will be applied for – registration:  $55
For further information, contact:  Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, 202.274.4075 or secle@wcl.american.edu.

Issue: What is the appropriate test to determine when a feature of a useful article is protectable under section 101 of the Copyright Act.

Panel (co-sponsored by the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.)

Prof. Christine Farley, American University Washington College of Law (Moderator)
Prof. Peter Jaszi
, American University Washington College of Law
Steven Crosby, Feldman Law Group (Counsel for Petitioner)
Charles Duan, Public Knowledge (representing Public Knowledge, et al. on amicus brief)
David Leichtman, Robins Kaplan LLP (representing IP Owners Association on amicus brief)
Charles Boulbol, Charles Boulbol, P.C. (representing Council of Fashion Designers of America on amicus brief)
Mary K. Brennan, Flicker, Garelick & Associates, LLP (representing Fordham Fashion Law Institute on amicus brief)
Prof. Christopher Buccafusco, Cardozo Law School (representing Professors Buccafusco and Fromer on amicus brief)


Amicus Briefs