Assist Wanted – Decide Patent Moot Courtroom

Yearly my introductory patent regulation class holds a moot court docket event as a capstone expertise. The scholars analysis the problems and write briefs (and responsive briefs) after which we now have oral arguments.  We even have a $ponsor (the McKool Smith agency) and so the winner will get $1,000.

I want a couple of extra judges for rounds on November 15, 2022 (by way of ZOOM). Please solely join in case you are an legal professional (or retired legal professional) with expertise within the patent area.

Signal-up right here:

There are three time slots:

  • 4-7 pm (Decide 3 rounds);
  • 5-7 pm (Decide 2 rounds);
  • 7:45 -8:45 (Championship spherical)

This 12 months’s case relies upon a current resolution in Philips v. Fitbit. The district court docket discovered for the defendant on each eligibility and indefiniteness.  Patentee is interesting on each grounds.  Earlier than the competitors, I’ll ship round a Decide’s Transient that features extra particulars and potential questions.  In case you are not out there, please ahead the request to others who you assume is likely to be nice judges.  I’m engaged on CLE approval, however it’ll most likely solely be for Missouri legal professionals.  Patents in swimsuit: US6013007.pdf; US8277377.pdf.

Thanks a lot! Dennis