Intellectual-property law has emerged as a major focus for the high court amid growing concern about the scope and practical application of intellectual-property protections.IP law is a "major focus for the high court"? Seriously? Is there even a shred of evidence to support that statement? The Court hears about 70 cases per term. In recent years, one or maybe two of those have been IP cases. I call that a "tiny fraction" -- not a "major focus."
Thursday, May 28, 2009
WSJ: IP 'a major focus for the high court.' Seriously?
This Wall Street Journal article plows over some familiar ground in recounting Sonia Sotomayor's experience as an IP litigator and a judge adjudicating copyright and trademark disputes. It also includes the following sentence: