October 6th, 2017

Federal Circuit Holds Oral Arguments at Fordham Law

On October 5, for the first time since 2007, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuitsat in session in New York City. A three-judge panel from the court based in Washington, D.C. held oral arguments at Fordham University School of Law. Circuit Judges Alan D. Lourie, Kathleen M. O’Malley, and Richard G. Taranto […]

February 24th, 2017

Prof. Hugh Hansen Joins Amicus Brief of IP Scholars in Oracle v. Google Fair Use Appeal (CAFC)

On February 17, 2017, Prof. Hugh C. Hansen joined an amicus curiae brief submitted by thirteen intellectual property scholars in support of the plaintiff-appellant, Oracle America, Inc., in Oracle Am. v. Google, Inc., 2017-1118 (Fed. Cir.). The appeal concerns the proper copyright fair use analysis as applied to computer software, specifically APIs. In supporting a reversal of […]

June 18th, 2015

Prof. Hansen Files Amicus Brief in In re Tam (Federal Cir.)

In June, Prof. Hansen filed an amicus brief in the sua sponte hearing en banc ordered by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re: Simon Shiao Tam. The hearing followed from the Federal Circuit panel decision taken on appeal from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). The case presented the […]

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