Amicus Briefs

CPIP scholars play an active role in the legal debate about intellectual property rights and the technological, commercial, and creative innovation they facilitate. CPIP scholars have written, organized, and/or joined amicus briefs in a wide variety of cases.

Below are some selected highlights.


TDE Petroleum Data Solutions, Inc. v. AKM Enterprise, Inc., Brief of 15 Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petition for a Writ of Certiorari (U.S. Feb. 16, 2017)

Converse, Inc. v. International Trade Commission, Brief of 11 Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellant (Fed. Cir. Feb. 3, 2017)

Trading Technologies International, Inc. v. CQG, Inc., Brief of Ten Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiff-Appellee (Fed. Cir. July 18, 2016)

Fox News Network, LLC v. TVEyes, Inc., Brief Amicus Curiae of Intellectual Property Scholars in Support of Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross-Appellant (2d Cir. June 22, 2016)

MCM Portfolio LLC v. Hewlett-Packard Company, Brief of 13 Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (U.S. May 27, 2016)

Sequenom, Inc. v. Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., Brief of 19 Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petition for a Writ of Certiorari (U.S. Apr. 20, 2016)

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. Covidien LP, Brief of Amici Curiae Eleven Law Professors in Support of the Petition for Rehearing En Banc (Fed. Cir. Mar. 14, 2016)

Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee, Brief of Law Professors Gregory Dolin, Irina D. Manta, Adam Mossoff, Kristen Jakobsen Osenga, and Mark F. Schultz as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (U.S. Feb. 29, 2016)

Cooper v. Lee, Brief of Professor Adam Mossoff as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners (U.S. Feb. 29, 2016)

Eli Lilly and Co. v. Government of Canada, Non-Disputing Party Amicus Curiae Submission of Intellectual Property Law Professors (NAFTA Ch. 11 Trib. Feb. 12, 2016)

Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Warner Chilcott PLC, Brief of Law Professors Gregory Dolin, MD, JD, Adam Mossoff, JD, and Kristen Osenga, JD, as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellees’ Opposition to Appeal (3d Cir. Dec. 21, 2015)

Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., Brief of Professor Adam Mossoff as Amicus Curiae in Support of Neither Party (U.S. Dec. 16, 2015)

Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc.Brief of Twenty-Three Law Professors in Support of Appellant’s Petition for Rehearing En Banc (Fed. Cir. Aug. 27, 2015)

Fox News Network, LLC v. TVEyes Inc., Brief of the Copyright Alliance and Various Professors of Law and Copyright Experts as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiff’s Renewed Motion for Summary Judgment (S.D.N.Y. July 15, 2015)

Authors Guild v. Google, Inc., Brief of Jon Baumgarten, Stuart Brotman, Raymond Nimmer, Mark Schultz, and John Simson as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants The Authors Guild, Et Al. (2d Cir. Apr. 14, 2014)

State of New York v. Actavis PLC, Brief of Professors Dolin, Holte, Lande, Mossoff and Osenga as Amici Curiae in Support of Defendants-Appellants and Urging Reversal (2d Cir. Jan. 15, 2014)

Soverain Software LLC v. Newegg Inc., Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (U.S. Nov. 18, 2013)