SCOTUS Series: Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service

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February 19, 2019
4:00-6:00 | Room NT-01

Issue: Whether the government is a “person” who may petition to institute review proceedings under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act.


  • Jonas Anderson
    American University Washington College of Law, Moderator
  • Martine E. Cicconi
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, Counsel for Amicus Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (in support of Petitioner)
  • Charles Duan
    R Street Institute, Counsel for Amicus R Street Institute (in support of Respondents)
  • Elizabeth Beske
    American University Washington College of Law, (in support of Neither Party)

PIJIP's Supreme Court Series

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.