PIJIP SCOTUS Series: WesternGeco v. ION Geophysical

PIJIP SCOTUS Series: WesternGeco v. ION Geophysical

Monday, April 16, 2018
Yuma Building, Room Y401
American University Washington College of Law
Washington, DC



In PIJIP’s ongoing Supreme Court Series, a panel of counsel for amici and parties will discuss the case on the afternoon following oral argument before the Court. A reception will follow.

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred in holding that lost profits arising from prohibited combinations occurring outside of the United States are categorically unavailable in cases in which patent infringement is proven under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f).

Confirmed panelists includeDerek Shaffer, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan (representing amici – Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc., et al.); Charles Duan, R Street Institute (representing amici – Electronic Frontier Foundation And R Street Institute); Irena Royzman, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP (representing amicus – New York Intellectual Property Law Association).