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.


Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service and United States, Brief of Seven Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (U.S. Dec. 17, 2018)

Brammer v. Violent Hues Productions LLC, Brief of Amicus Curiae Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School in Support of Plaintiff-Appellant (4th Cir. Oct. 29, 2018)

American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. v. Neapco Holdings LLC, Neapco Drivelines LLC, Brief of Amici Curiae 12 Patent Law Scholars in Support of Plaintiff-Appellant (Fed. Cir. July 6, 2018)

Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service and United States, Brief of 15 Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (U.S. June 25, 2018)

Natural Alternatives International, Inc. v. Creative Compounds, LLC, Brief of Amicus Curiae Patent Law Scholars in Support of Plaintiff-Appellant and Reversal (Fed. Cir. Apr. 20, 2018)

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. v. True Health Diagnostics, LLC, Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiff-Appellant (Fed. Cir. Feb. 28, 2018)

RecogniCorp LLC v. Nintendo Co. Ltd., Brief of Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (U.S. Dec. 4, 2017)

Oil States Energy Services LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group LLC, Brief of 27 Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (U.S. Aug. 31, 2017)

Amgen Inc. v. Sandoz Inc., Brief for Amici Curiae 11 Professors in Support of Amgen Inc., et al., as Cross-Petitioners (U.S. Mar. 17, 2017)

TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, Brief of 22 Law, Economics and Business Professors in Support of Respondent (U.S. Mar. 8, 2017)

Cascades Projection LLC v. Epson America, Inc. and Sony Corporation, Brief of Amici Curiae 13 Law Professors in Support of the Petition for Hearing En Banc (Fed. Cir. Mar. 1, 2017)

Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent (U.S. Feb. 23, 2017)

Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., Brief of 44 Law, Economics and Business Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent (U.S. Feb. 23, 2017)

Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corporation, Brief of Amici Curiae Professors of Patent and Administrative Law in Support of Neither Party (Fed. Cir. Feb. 23, 2017)

Oracle America, Inc. v. Google, Inc., Brief Amicus Curiae of Intellectual Property Scholars in Support of Plaintiff-Appellant (Fed. Cir. Feb. 17, 2017)

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)