IP at the Supreme Court Series: Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics

Supreme Court Building

April 15, 2013
4:30pm | Room 602 

Reception to Follow


In PIJIP’s ongoing Supreme Court series, counsel for parties and amici will discuss intellectual property cases on the afternoon of oral argument, addressing the reaction of the Court at oral argument.


  • Chris Hansen, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Counsel for Petitioners, Association for Molecular Pathology, et al.
  • Joshua Sarnoff, Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology, DePaul University College of Law, Counsel for Amici, Fifteen Law Professors, in Support of Petitioners
  • Gregory Dolin, University of Baltimore/Johns Hopkins University Center for Law and Medicine, Counsel for Amici, University of Baltimore School of Law/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Center for Law and Medicine & Law Professors Gregory Dolin, M.D., et al, in Support of Respondents
  • David Forman, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Counsel for Amicus, Target Discovery, Inc., in Support of Affirmance 
  • Arti Rai, Duke University School of Law, Commentator

Moderated by Jorge Contreras, American University Washington College of Law


Decision: June 13, 2013
Argument: TranscriptAudio


Whether human genes are patentable.

All briefs are available on SCOTUSblog: