Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR)
The Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) is a conference designed to provide intellectual property practitioners, jurists, legal academics and law students with a review of IP cases from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2012 Term, a preview of cases on the docket for the 2013 Term, and a discussion of cert. petitions to watch.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
This conference is eligible for 5.0 hours of IL MCLE credit.
Video: Chief Judge Wood’s Keynote Address at SCIPR 2013
Chief Judge Diane Wood’s Keynote address, “Is It Time to Abolish the Federal Circuit’s Exclusive Jurisdiction in Patent Cases,” given at the Chicago-Kent’s Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) on September 26, 2013.
The Honorable Diane Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit delivered the keynote address at SCIPR 2013.
The conference also covered the six IP cases decided during the 2012 Term:
- Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. (patentability of human DNA sequences)
- Bowman v. Monsanto Company (patent exhaustion in second generation of genetically modified seeds)
- Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (international copyright exhaustion)
- Already, LLC v. Nike, Inc. (impact of covenant-not-to-sue on declaratory judgment jurisdiction in trademark cases)
- Gunn v. Minton (Federal Circuit jurisdiction over patent malpractice claims)
- FTC v. Actavis, Inc. (antitrust and reverse payments to settle patent litigation)