IP at the Supreme Court Series: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA v. Sandoz

Supreme Court Building

October 15, 2014
4:00pm | Room 603 

Reception to Follow

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.


  • Prof. Michael Carroll, American University Washington College of Law
  • Matthew HoffmanPartner Goodwin Procter
  • Suzanne MichelSenior Patent Counsel, Google, Inc.
  • Prof. Jonas Anderson, American University Washington College of Law


Whether a district court’s factual finding in support of its construction of a patent claim term may be reviewed de novo, as the Federal Circuit requires (and as the panel explicitly did in this case), or only for clear error, as Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 52(a) requires.


Decision: January 20, 2015
Argument: TranscriptAudio

All briefs available on SCOTUSblog: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc.