Amicus Briefs

Publications

NRG Energy, Inc. v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Josiah Neeley

STATEMENT OF INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE

The R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public-policy research organization with a mission to engage in policy research and outreach to promote…

Lydia Olson, et al. v. State of California, et al.
C. Jarrett Dieterle

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT

In September 2019, the State of California adopted AB 5, which purports to cure the “harm” and “unfairness” to workers who are “exploited” when they are classified…

Comcast Corporation v. International Trade Commission
Charles Duan

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT

Can a federal trade agency that deals with the importation of patent-infringing goods assert jurisdiction over companies that import nothing and products that infringe no…

CJ CheilJedang Corp. v. International Trade Commission
Charles Duan

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT
The question presented, relating to whether the Court of Appeals has erred in inferring a rebuttal of a presumption of prosecution history estoppel despite the written record of…

Intel Corp. v. Fortress Investment Group
Alexandra H. Moss

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT

Defendants’ motion to dismiss rests in part on a common but crucial misunderstanding of patent law. Based on the various references in the complaint to their portfolios of…

General Electric Company v. United Technologies Corporation
Charles Duan

INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT

Amici agree with Petitioner that a dissatisfied party to a patent challenge before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”), brought by one competitor…

Apple, Inc. v. VirnetX Inc., et al.
Charles Duan

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT
Certiorari is warranted on both questions presented, because they are questions of law that the Federal Circuit has consistently failed to answer, because lack of clarity impacts…

Kelvin Leon Jones, et al. v. Ron DeSantis, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Florida, et al.
Arthur Rizer

STATEMENT OF THE ISSUE
Whether the district court correctly enjoined SB7066’s legal financial obligation requirement as applied to those genuinely unable to pay.
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT
This case…

Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc.
Charles Duan

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT
The Java SE declarations of this case are simply a language of commands. As an application programming interface, or API, they exhibit features common to any language: a…

Federal Trade Commission v. Qualcomm Incorporated
Charles Duan

INTEREST OF AMICUS CURIAE
The R Street Institute¹ is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public-policy research organization. R Street’s mission is to engage in policy research and educational outreach that…