IP at the Supreme Court Series: Life Technologies Corporation v. Promega

Supreme Court Building
 

December 6, 2016
4:00pm | Room NT01

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.

Panel:

Prof. Jonas Anderson, American University Washington College of Law (Moderator)
Thomas Saunders, WilmerHale (Counsel for Respondent)
Irena Royzman, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP (representing New York IP Law Association on amicus brief)
Prof. Timothy HolbrookEmory Law School (representing Intellectual Property Professors on amicus brief)
Doris Hines, Finnegan (representing AIPLA on amicus brief)
John Griem, Jr., Carter, Ledyard & Millburn, LLP (representing Agilent Technologies on amicus brief)

Issue:

Whether the Federal Circuit erred in holding that supplying a single, commodity component of a multi-component invention from the United States is an infringing act under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(1), exposing the manufacturer to liability for all worldwide sales.

UPDATE:

Decision: February 22, 2017
Argument: TranscriptAudio

All briefs available on SCOTUSblog: Life Technologies Corporation v. Promega

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