America Invents—And so Can You? The Dichotomy of Subject-Matter Eligibility Challenges in Post-Grant Proceedings

By:  Krystina L. Ho


In 2011, Congress passed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, a broad-sweeping reform of the American patent system. Within this landmark piece of legislation, Congress created trial-like administrative proceedings as a cost-effective alternative to litigation. Inter partes review ...READ MORE

Rethinking Public Education Litigation Strategy: A Duty-Based Approach to Reform

By:  Rebecca I. Yergin


With a persistent and, in some places, increasing education achievement gap falling along lines of race and class, advocates have often turned to the courts to improve this nation’s public schools.  Public law litigation has historically helped ...READ MORE