Supreme Court IP Series: Peter v. Nantkwest

SCOTUS Buiding
 

October 07, 2019
4:30pm | Room NT-01 

Reception to Follow

American University Washington College of Law regularly invites counsel of record and counsel for selected amici to offer post-argument reflections in intellectual property (and related) cases heard by the Supreme Court. These events are held on the afternoon of oral argument before the Court.

Issue

Whether the phrase “[a]ll the expenses of the proceedings” in 35 U.S.C. § 145 encompasses the personnel expenses the United States Patent and Trademark Office incurs when its employees, including attorneys, defend the agency in Section 145 litigation.

UPDATE:

Decision: December 11, 2019
Argument: TranscriptAudio

All briefs available on SCOTUSblog: Peter v. Nantkwest

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