Notre Dame Law

Michael O. Garvey | January 20, 2016 


Mark P. McKenna, professor of law and associate dean for faculty development in the University of Notre Dame Law School, is among the leaders of a group of 37 law professors who filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the Apple v. Samsung case, in which Samsung has appealed its patent loss to Apple in a lower federal circuit court dispute over the copying of iPhone technology.

The petition, which was drafted by McKenna; Mark Lemley, professor of law at Stanford University; Kathy Strandburg, professor of law at New York University; and Rebecca Tushnet, professor of law at Georgetown, argues in favor of Samsung’s position that design patent rights should be limited to cover non-functional and ornamental aspects of a product.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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