Group 5 presented Oracle v. Google – Fair Use on Trial. Group 5 members set the stage by providing the relevant history of the case, then reenacted portions of the jury trial. The issue was whether Google’s use of the Java APIs (owned by Oracle) was a fair use. Thank you, Group 5!
Group 4 presented “Current Events in U.S. Supreme Court IP Jurisprudence.” Thank you, Group 4!
Group 3 presented a Writing Seminar. Five brave Seattle IP Inn of Court members volunteered to submit an introduction to a summary judgment motion for The Hebrew University of Jerusalem v. General Motors, a 2010 Central District of California case. The writing samples were submitted anonymously and critiqued by panel members the Honorable James L. Robart, Steven O. Fortney, Andrew Culbert and Isabella Fu. Warren Rheaume moderated. Dario Machleidt enlisted volunteers and compiled the writing samples. Thank you, Group 3!
The William L. Dwyer Inn of Court hosted the Hon. Robert J. Bryan Inn of Court and The Seattle IP Inn of Court for our annual joint meeting of the Inns. The William L. Dwyer Inn also presented on Technology & Access to Justice in Washington. Thank you to the William L. Dwyer Inn for both hosting and presenting!
To kick off the Inn year, Group 1 presented the Financial Aspects of Intellectual Property Litigation. Thank you, Group 1!