University of Pittsburgh

Patent Law - Brean

Publish Date/Time: 
December 20, 2013

Please see the following concerning the first-week assignment for this course:

Week 1:  January 7

Topic(s)

Assigned Readings for Class Discussion

Course Introduction

Overview and History of the U.S. Patent System

Mueller, Chapter 1 (pp. 1-51)

 

35 U.S.C. § 154; 35 U.S.C. § 283

eBay Inc. v. MercExchange, L.L.C., 547 U.S. 388 (2006) (should courts

grant injunctive relief to “patent trolls”?)

 

Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Elecs. Co., 695 F.3d 1370 (Fed. Cir. 2012) (application of “nexus” test for irreparable harm)

 

Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Elecs. Co., 909 F. Supp. 2d 1147 (N.D. Cal. 2012) (denial of permanent injunction)

 

Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Elecs. Co., No. 2013-1129, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 23167 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 18, 2013) (revisiting of nexus test)

 

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