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In Remedial Restraint in Administrative Law, Professor Nicholas Bagley argues that we should replace administrative law’s ordinary remand rule with a more restrained, context-specific standard of first assessing whether the parties challenging the action were actually prejudiced by agency error. He bases this argument in part on his belief that the states challenging the Obama Administration’s sweeping...

Introduction In his recent essay Between Scylla and Charybdis: Taxing Corporations or Shareholders (or Both), Dean David Schizer elucidates the complexities involved in choosing how to divide the tax burden on corporate profits between a tax paid by the corporation itself and one paid by its share­holders. He emphasizes the important point that strategic behavioral […]

PatentnLaw Vol. 117, No. 1

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impa>impa>Is\ oducorheimportant Prionureeis buildieg.agagedfor.CCegrionoto rh ormhpatentllaw. id. at 1854 (Matihew Bultmtn, USPTO ChtefrCalleefor.PatentlRh orm, Higher-Qra0adtnPatents,eLaw360 (Jae. 8, e]S6, 8:06 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.law360.clm\/cilacles\/744549\/uspto-chtef-c>Sls-for-patent-rh orm- igher--ra0adt-patents [http:\/\/parma.cc\/6M88-NCHD] (describieg.USPTO Dbroidor.Michelle Lee te]Sertcalleefor.legislntthedpoaporatecur\ail[]habSsivehpatentllitigadrheotacoacs whiae)a54 (pmeservaay.a patentlowne9 te]Sertab00adtnporen orce.deeirerte is te]Sc);nPaueeMorisville,nSenator GrasslgynTalks Aboly PatentlRh ormhvt Iowa Town Halle, IPWatchdog (Jae. 10, e]S6),rhttp:\/\/www.ipwatchdog.clm\/e]S6\/01\/10\/senator-grasslgy-patent-rh orm-town-h>Sls\/ant id=648S6\/l(re fiae)tr ld ChColumbga Law Review> ther)h(describieg.Senator Chuck Grasslgyntalkieg.torve etsmaboly curnFnt patentlrh ormhlegislntthe);nLisa Patel & Sid Venkpsestn, PatentlRh ormhTrirs.Agage, TechCruncd (Sep . 13, e]S5),rhttp:\/\/techcruncd.clm\/e]S5\/09\/13\/patent-rh orm-trirs-agage\/l[http:\/\/parma.cc\/F5QJ-5U94] (describieg.porateancls\inuedebeehrvedlf patentlrh ormhacoavadtnet.iheaSupre F.CCurttaninCCegrion te]Sdhand poratedeg)cls\inuedepubaic drumbeat (a)drumbeat takrneuplby Prioid0ti Obama,lcmoay.oofdes) agagesteporat8PatentlAsserdrheoEtiities te]S9a(PAE),rakaeporat8patentl\ oSls te]S9 te]Sc);nBarackeObama,lPrioid0ti BarackeObama te]SertStpse hfmdeg)UnrheoAddriono(Jae. 28, e]S4),rhttp:\/\/www.wblsehomee.gov\/deg-pmess-office\/e]S4\/01\/28\/prioid0ti-barack-obamas-etnte-unrhe-addriono[http:\/\/parma.cc\/C3UY-UMFG] (porate[L]eings pertpass.a patentlrh ormhbill deat cerowrtlnrebSsi the cniones do etny fotuoedhne genovaorhe,rndt clstly, needlesshlitigadrhe. te]Sc) This de\u00a Varoome pr posa54 winatereduce patent-litigadrheoolsts.thr, ad fieishift the c bg, id. at 1854 (Ienovaorhe Aclhnfae]S5, H.R. 9,l114rf Coay. the 7 the 03(b)(1) (e]S5)h(dbroidieg.tonrgsopo aw>rd(olsts.unincttorneys te]S9afees do aerrbvailpar paply, w th exceporhes) This de\u00a delayaay.dbctovirt, id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tDaniel Naze ,aSix Goo ThiegedAboly hetIenovaorhe Acl: Papl Thrie, EndoldeDbctovirtdAbuse,aEll tronec Frls\ier Found.: Deerainks (Nov. 4, e]S3),rhttp:\/\/www.eff.org\/deerainks\/e]S3\/11\/six-goo -thiege-aboly-genovaorhe-aco-papl-ihrie-endold-dbctovirt-abSseo[http:\/\/parma.cc\/L2GV-WJSW]dedbctuofpar deeldelayedadbctovirt(pm>ed the csi F te.deelpr posedaIenovaorhe Acl) This de\u00a eaall [ buemtnufacturere dd defFndesuitrttn.behalfete.deeirecustome9s. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tJulieaSamuele, Six Goo ThiegedAboly hetIenovaorhe Acl: Papl Five, Custome9aSuit Exceporhe,aEll tronec Frls\ier Found.: Deerainks Blog (Nov. 6, e]S3),rhttp:\/\/www.eff.org\/deerainks\/e]S3\/10\/six-goo -thiege-aboly-genovaorhe-aco-papl-frve-custome9 -suit-exceporhe [http:\/\/parma.cc\/62D3-YGNA]dedbctuofpar deelpr posedaIenovaorhe Aclngs pertpr>edsthedfor.all [ buemtnufacturere dd ssepeindo litigadrheotargetieg.t hirecustome9s) This de\u00a E>Sdieg.tonnoderaorhe,rhiwave ,ais.onresimplg)change deat mie ieelimieaoe.millrheaerrteveecbillrheaerf dollata wirth ofawasselccroof iheaaniio patentlsystem. It isea)change deat doesehet ievolve addoldeanythieg(do ratentllaw,rjustegettiegertd te.slmdthieg:tdeelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.ant eviIncpatent-infsilde For litigadrhe,lin1quitableecCeducoeisea)jSdicsd ly.craftedadefFnseea atewill etvalidpselc ratentluprecdeg)defFndatings pertshowieg.a at ph patentlwaselb\ain1dnby dekeivoldedeg patentloffice. It sounds, velfalar.blush, likeda goo eid0a: Why shinatea rnaintiff.be aerow1dtporen orce.c ratentlprocur1dnby fraud? Buttdeelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeisea)study ineunint nded clesequFocea.ant eviIn1quitableecCeducoecCmm0nly.cdmes upnus ae cccunnttheda at ph patentie, when aprayaay.for.hereor.his patent,tfailedepoalrvedupndo aedutyorf dbctlonureeandecand0r. Apraicatia ar (aatposedepoapm>ed tideg patentloffice w th all kniwe,lmttersd iporatepriortapl te]Sc te]S4deat is, in orm>e re aboly rrbexistieg.etventrhes andhdechnecal rh erFoceadbeasildeoecwb sfdeaaee apraicati te]Sertinventrhe is truly.deservaay.nfaa patent. Tsin duly andedeelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1 te]Sertee orcemeti.nfaitncrg)meaet ho helpnuvoidedeelissuaocrtte.undeservedepatents,ewhllimwinateunfai lyhriotrice dratrte is te.deelpubaic.ant eviUe ortun>tsay, et.iheage>l world,.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseecan lakrraelesshte.deiege,)drivoldeupnlitigadrheoolsts,acdangieg.settle the cmeti.dynamece, pervertpar patentl4cenomece, eleva ieg.snra egec behal the c or, ndemreatieg.a sidee iw te.mudslparaay.for.deg)jury. id. at 1854 (iFf 18soidi0n II.Adedbctuofpar olsts.thelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeimposen hnnlitigants) This de\u00a A ratentllawsuit shinatefotuothendeg patent te]Sertcnaimsoandhdeg)defFndatings pertproduco,.dratdwo bjoids te.deelinfsilde For an>Sysis. Thelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse,rhiwave ,aempnoden iheapatent-litigadrheounieernenby puttieg.et issuehwhat ieventota kneweuedhwb n aray kneweit. Manyrtholstnds ne.addiorhealedo u the cmetie may.be swepohindo a hnfray,fsevFr>l addiorhealederof t=hes mie iebeodemanded,eandhdrsd icinatebeaemten tdtby days. evi eviTsa existeocrtte. hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseea54 (adds(olsts.unincCmrlexadtnporratentlprosecutihe te]S4deat is, deelpr cesshte.aprayaay.for.c ratentlandhdryieg(do g 0.it issueu2hTrhnprospeclhnfaa futere cccunntthedhfmin1qui the ctableecCeducoepushrshapraicatia ao ovFrload patentl4xamenern w th priortapl rh erFoceadrf dubiome v>lue. id. at 1854 (iFf 18soidi0n II.Bdedbctuofpar olsts.thelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeimposen hnniheapatent-prosecutihelpr cess] This de\u00a evi eviCCegrionoandhdeg)conrgsocrg)aw>re te.deelpr bl0msdhfmin1quitableecCeduco. Tsairegesdenses hal nbe n aoatrytao.s ndedown deg)do trin1 te]Sertr, ad edges ndelakrrit harder(do wie. id. at 1854 (iFf 18Papl IIIdedbctuofpar iw neenU.S.yCCurtthfmAprealeefor. hetFedFr>l Circuii aninCCegrion hal ngesdended io.iheain1quitableecCeducoepr bl0m) This de\u00a Traer measures.doehet,rhiw the cave ,aendhdeg)snra egec Ssefulnesshte.deeldefFnseein litigadrhe,lehrecan aray aniio ly.calr thhnfeare lf patentlcttorneys whoseldefFnsil nbehalior burdensniheapatent-prosecutihelpr cess. evi eviAt leaar.inlrapl,aiheadroublen w th thelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseestemdffor thhnfact ahat pratdo trin1eisea)praordttc>S misfit. Patentsocrg)4cenomeclincaniives.hTrhnpatentlsystemeisea)wayrof tink sildew th thelfr4 (market. o prod peoplg)indo advaocoldedeg stpse hfmdechnology. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tPrecisrhe Iestgu For Mfg.yCC. v. Auto. Maint. Mach.yCC., 324nU.S.y806, 816 (1945)h(porate[A]dpatentlin n exceporhe io.iheaganera0 rule agagestem0n polies andhdo dratrte indo accionndo aefr4 (aninlpan market. te]Sc) This de\u00a Buttdeelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse, velitsecdee,rismaboly fai nion. Iings pertaajudge-made add-he io.ratentllaw,rborndhfmindignntthedpow>rd(bad.aidors te]S4het nuaocrtetrinkieg.aboly 4cenomece.hTrus,ritnshinatebs little(aarpriseea atepratdo trin1ehasewirkedhnut so poorly.in pracoace.ant eviPatentllaw te]Sertin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeisea)listakrea atecan batundonr. Eiofde CCegrion or. hetSupre F.CCurttshinateseiztideg otpor the ctunidtnporelimieaoe.aeeldefFnseeaniio ly.ant eviPapl Ihte.deisePiecrapm>ed ta backgrhuninlnepatentslandhdracen iheaevolutthedhfma hnin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.8Papl II manages. iw neenin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseecreatrsawasse, duroldeboth deelratentlprose the ccutihelpr cesslandhlitigadrhe.8Papl IIIdriviewse ttemprslby iheaconrgsocninCCegrion to rhin et.iheain1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeaedhemanages.why hhesee ttemprslhal nbe n ieade-rpse.8Papl IVeargues a atecCmrleoerelimi the cnatthedhfma hnin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse is t hnbestocCnrse evi

I. PatentsocndaIe1quitableeCCeduco<\/span>important Tsin Papl pm>ed ta aebrief ovFrview lf patents, iem>Sdieg.deeirefuncorhe,adratrte is aray pm>ed t,oandhdeg)pr cesslfor.gettiegedegm Trgncit dbctuofes.thelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse, manageoldedeg do trin1 te]SertcavelopmForhiepoaiie moderedform.ant

A.hTrhnWear, Hiw,oandhWhy lf Patents<\/span>impo3> eviPatentsocrg)int nded poapm>ed ti n ecenomeclincaniive folopeoplg)poainventlandhdo dbctlone.deeireetventrhes do dratpubaic. id. at 1854 (Dicmoad v. Chakrabaply, 447nU.S.y303, 307 (1980)h(at ieg.a at CCegrion creatrd patentl4nno lemetie w th thelhlpahhfmsavdn tporateporat8atpof t=vr eavoidhoncslciedtnphr, ad thelin\ oducorhe hfmneweproducosocndapr cesseadrf mtnufacturehindo a hnecenomy te]S9 te]Sc (quotdn tKewan4 (OilyCC. v. Bicr0n Corp., 416nU.S.y470, 480 (1974))). Wh sfdeapatentslactu>Slyaincaniiviztiinventrhe is aadbfferForhissue. It aprears aray do incslmdrsoidors, bly doehet incmtnyroofdes.r54 ,de.g.,tEdwie Mansfield,.PatentsocndaIenovaorhe: An Empi ecal Study, 32 Mgmt. Sci. 173, 174ngs p375 (1986)h(colloidiay.data showieg.a at 65%ete.rharma the cceuttc>S etventrhes winatehet hal nbe n br, adindo market.absenttdeelinducemForete.rat orsldebut ahat ie oofde soidors, iem>Sdieg.motor vehacles,rtextiles,r ndelffice 1quip the cmeti, trareewas heeevideocrtrat orsldewas a need1dtinducemForeto.broldeaniinventrhe do market) This de\u00a Tralincaniive is in i eid2hA patentie has th0apowereto.broldeaniactthedfor.aniinjuncorhee ndedamages gagestetnyonrewho lakrn,fselle, oreuseseaniinventrhe w thiendeg patent te]Sertcnaims. id. at 1854 (35nU.S.C. the 7 the 0271(a)c(e]S2)h(porate[W]hoave the 0. the 0. the 0. lakrn,funes,.offere dd sell, oreselle anyrpatentidiinventrhe the 0. the 0. the 0. oreimrse s [deelinventrhe] the 0. the 0. the 0. infsildesniheapatent. te]Sc);nid. the 7 the 0281 (a5l [ buepatentiea porfileecivilesuitdfor.infsilde For);nid. the 7 the 0283 (auonorizieg.etjuncorhee s ahgemedy);nid. the 7 the 0284 (auonorizieg.damages s ahgemedy) This de\u00a Tralcnaimsodet smin1ea patent te]Sertoffensil nsclpa,.settaay.nuttdeelmetes andhboundsdhfma hnintangiblelterritorydffor whllima5lroofdesocrg)4xm>Sded. evi eviA patent te]Sertcapacidtnporexm>Sderoofdesoishwhat envblesepatentiea porlakrrmoaey,amostosnraie iforw>rdly by mtsaidiay.aicFnse fees ffor thoseawho waet ho pracoace deelinventrhe (deat is, lakr, sell, oreSseoit) Tid. at 1854 ,dfor.4xample,nStu>pl J.H. Graham & TidiSichelmtn, Why DotStprt-Ups.Patent?, 23 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 1063, 1064ngs p365, 1075ngs p376 r2 08)dedbctuofpar inclme ffor aicFnsaay.fees s anlincaniive).hRig>rdieg.t hnmeaeaay.nfaporatedo pracoace te]Schin deelratentlcCetFxt,aeee,de.g.,tAzurehNetwirks,eLLC v. CSR PLC, 771 F.3d 1336, 1344 (Fed. Cir. e]S4) (stntbeg.a hngte indo pracoace c ratentlinm>Sden poratedeg)gte indo lakr, sell, andhuse te]Sc);nCequFotoTrailerlProds.,tInc. v. Is\ c b (Sdanghai) Mach.yCC., No. 1:05-CV-2566, e]07 WL 438140, vel*6 rN.D. Ohio Feb. 7, e]07) (rh errieg(do rte is clsferr1dtincc ratentlaicFnsaay.agriemForeto.porateuse,alakr, sell, offer dd sell, unteimrse te]Sdhaeproducoeaa poratea hngte indo pracoace te]Sdhdeelratent) This de\u00a Alternadively,epatentiea who crg)mtnufacturere can ustideg patentldo ply aosnopepoaall clmretiorheein deelmarket.for. hetpatentidiproduco,.druedreapiegeredurns byhch>rgieg.mon poly-level pricea. id. at 1854 (Ie rhaAggrinox AntiorusteLitig., No. 3:14-md-2516 (SRU), e]S6 WL 4203387, vel*3 (D.yCCnn. Aug. 8, e]S6)dedbctuofpar deelargum or ahat patentlhoatera porateneednporexm>Sderclmretiorheeunincharge aat 1clmretiorvehpricea,rie order(do belableltotafford(do broldenewedrugsndo market.andhdo hal ndeg)pr fii gecaniive do dd so te]Sc (emphatan omir ed));nJaremy N.eSheav,nSelf-ReraicaorldeTechnologiea,rS6 Stpn. Tech.yL. Rev.a229, e41c(e]S3)rhttp:\/\/jCnrnals.law.shaoford.edu\/sites\/defaulthisiles\/shaoford-dechnology-law-riview-stlr\/ant onlge1\/self-reraicaorldtechnologiea.pdf [http:\/\/parma.cc\/BB2K-8VS8]h(porate[W]eetrink lf patentlrrotecerhee s servaay.dd spur genovaorhe2hTrhnpromiseete.aat 1clmretiorvehredurns und sea)pime-iimitrd patentlmon poly the 0. the 0. the 0. pm>ed t[s] deelincaniive do und stakreclstlylinvestmetie ie genovaorhe ahat oofdewiserwinatehet be.made (due o iheadbcincaniive eavoidsdhfmfr4 -ridieg.by foerow-heoolmretioors the 0. the 0. the 0. ). te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviPerhaps couor siltuidively,epatents.doehet(pm>ed tipatentiea w th aneaffirm>e vhngte indo pracoace hetpatentidiinventrhe. id. at 1854 (LepsfdemanlTool Grp. v. Co pd eIndus.,tInc., 131 F.3d 1011, 1015 (Fed. Cir. 1997)h(porate[T]hhnfedFr>l ratentllaws.doehet(creatr anyraffirm>e vhngte indo lakr, use,aoreselleanythieg.rAs hetSupre F.CCurtthas stpsed,.porat8[t] hnfranchiserwbllimrhg patentlgratia[].tonnosts.ultog sfdeaet.iheagte indo exm>Sde the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. Tsin is all deat eg ob\ainslby iheapatent. te]S9 te]Sc (quotdn tBloome9 v. McQuewan, 55nU.S. 539, 548 (1852)));nICN Pharm.,tInc. v. Geneva Pharm. Tech.yCorp., 272 F.tSupp. 2d 1028, 1053 (C.D. CaS. 2003)h(porateAt issued patentldoesehet give.a h patentie anyraffirm>e vhngte is, bly inanead,rgives.a h patentie deelab00adtnporexm>Sderoofdes the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc (int sealequotaorhe markn omir ed) (quotdn t35nU.S.C. the 7 154(a)(1) (e]S2))) This de\u00a Ieefact, patentiea crg)rnutge1ly blockedeffor lak bg, sellaay, oreSsieg.deeireown patentidiinventrheebelower doieg.sorwinateentail.infsildieg.someonreels1 te]Sertpatent. id. at 18Tsin clmm0nly.occurs wran onrepd slnepatentslaneimrm>eeuleernrhe hfmanoofde rd sln te]Sertpatentidiinventrhe.r54 ,de.g.,tMark A.yLemley,aTrhnEcenomece hfmImrm>eemForhie Is\elloidu>S Pr pd dtnLaw,r75 Tex.yL. Rev.a989,l1000ngs p301 (1997)2hTrhnclekept hfmblock buepatentnoandhdeg)lackete.aneaffirm>e vhngte indo pracoace a patentidiinventrheehasea loldepedigrie.r54 (PatentlAclhnfa1793,acd. 11, the 7 the 02,l1tStps. 318, 321 (1793)h(porate[A]nyrpd sln,.who sh>Sl hal ndbctovired an imrm>eemFor the 0. the 0. the 0. andhsh>Sl hal nlb\ain1dnc ratentlfor.suchcimrm>eemFor the 0. the 0. the 0. sh>Sl het be.atlaibd dtndo lakr, use or vendhdeg)origin>l dbctovirt,dehresh>Sl thelfalar.geventot be.atlaibd dtndo ustideg imrm>eemFor. te]Sc) This de\u00a All et all,nc ratentlmie iebeseeberthole iete.asda govirn For-gratiedtlicFnse no sue.ant eviW thiendeg sclpaete.deeirecnaims,epatents.crg)virt(powerfue.yLiab00adtnin strico.Tid. at 18IF rhaSeagade Tech.,eLLC, 497 F.3d 1360, 1368 (Fed. Cir. e]07)h(porate[P]atentlinfsilde For isea)strice liab00adtnnffFnse.ate]Sc) This de\u00a Andedet smin bueprima facie ratentlinfsilde For isea)no-fsille exercise:hTrhnclurttietnnto 0shdeg)language hfndeg patent te]Sertcnaimsoandhdegeoolmrares.deg)cnaimsopo iheaaSlegidiinfsilde9 te]Sertaccuned produco. id. at 1854 (Boidon Dick bslne& CC. v. C.R. Bard,tInc., 922 F.2d 792,l796 (Fed. Cir. 1990)h( manageoldedeatepratdestofor.ratentlinfsilde For isedet smin buedeg sclpaete.deetcnaimsoandhdegeoolmrariegedegmopo iheaaSlegidiinfsilde9 te]Sertaccuned produco) This de\u00a Ie.deetcnaimsofii, deelpr ducoeinfsildes. Trat te]Sertit2hTrheetiedheere-ratemeti.nfaietFor, heere-ratemeti.a atepratdefFndatihwas aw>re te.deelpatent te]Sertexist the canct,oandhheere-ratemeti.a atepratdefFndatihclpiedeth0apatentie te]Sertinventrhe. id. at 18Cf.tMark A.yLemley,aShinatePatentlInfsilde For Re-rate Pr ofete.Copyieg?, 105.Mich.yL. Rev.a1525, 1526ngs p332 r2 07)dedbctuofpar deeldesirab00adtnnfare-ratpar olpyieg(do estabaish.ratentlinfsilde For andhdeuedreleaapar indep ndent ieventota ffor aiab00adt) This de\u00a Moreove ,adegrencis nooolmrulsory-licFnse sliemen or.fai ustirte is ienU.S. patentllaw. id. at 18Cf.tSimone A.yRose,aOn Purplg)Pille, StemeCelle, andhOofde Market.Failures: AfCade for.c Limitrd Clmrulsory LicFnsaay.Sliemeefor.PatentlPr pd dt, 48 Hiw.yL.J. 579,l609ngs p327 r2 05)dedbctuofpar wb sfdeaatdo trin1ehfmfai ustior.c slieme hfmcdmrulsory licFns the c bgnshinatebs added do U.S. patentllaw). Notabay,fslme oofde couorries te]S9aratentllaws.doepm>ed tifor.cdmrulsory licFnsieg.rForra.descriptrhe hfmcdmrulsory-aicFnsaay.measures.ienChiea,aTaiwan, cndaIedia,aeee ganera0ly.Enrico Bon c o,aIedia Grants.c Clmrulsory LicFncrtte.Baye9 te]SertPatentidiCaocrr Drug:hTrhnIssuehte.Loc>S Work bueRe-ratemeti, 3 Eur. J. RiskhRig. e47c(e]S2)h(dbctuofpar deelgratihnfaa cdmrulsory licFnsehie Isdia);nLily Lim,aTrends.ienClmrulsory LicFnsea et.GreatrrnChiea,aFinnegan (Aug. 16, e]06),rhttp:\/\/www. evifinnegan.clm\/reslurces\/cilacles\/cilaclesdetail.aspx?news=e2a76b33-f4d4-4d88-b41a-a6f5a f6e588f [http:\/\/parma.cc\/4623-D59X]dedbctuofpar olmrulsory licFnsieg und seChieeseeaedhTaiwanaer ratentllaw). Whiae)U.S. patentllaw has hemfai ustidefFnse, trareeis an mtsemely narrow porateemaarometi>S ustidefFnse,poe]Sctbly ir iseiimitrd poainshaocra et.wbllimdefFndatie can rm>ee.deeireustiwaa porateporat8for.cmustmeti, to.s tisfyhidleecuriof tt,d eafor.stricely phiaosophic>S et-raty. te]S9 te]Sc Embrex,tInc. v. Serv. Eng te]S9gyCorp., 216 F.3d 1343, 1349 (Fed. Cir. e]00) (quotdn tRolielProds.,tInc. v. Bolar Pharm. CC., 733 F.2d 858, 863 (Fed. Cir. 1984)) This de\u00a evi eviTeelmainccieckn hnniheapow shhfmpatents.crg)t hnbarriere dd lb\ainiegedegm Trg only.wayrdo g 0.a patentlon a newtinventrhe is torfileean apraicaorhe. Andftrg only.wayrdo g 0.iheaapraicaorhe acciptidiis do clsvince het4xamener atepratU.S. PatentlandhTrademark Office (PTO)ete.five.a iege: (1) a atepratinventrhe is newt(aere-ratemeti.calledhporatendvelty te]Sc); id. at 1854 (35nU.S.C. the 7 the 0102c(e]S2)h(dbca5l [ buea patentlwran poratedeg)cnaimidiinventrheewaa patentid,.describ1dtincc rsiltedepubaicadrhe,lor.inepubaic use,aon.s le,aoreoofdewiseravailableltotdratpubaicebefoeet het4ffFidiverfiliay.dataete.deetcnaimidiinventrhe te]Sc) This de\u00a (2) a atepratinventrhe repmesents.c eigtific>ottssepeforw>rd,.slmdthieghdeg)orc b>rytcilasae or eldiee shwinatehet hal nthole iete.(aere-ratemeti.calledhporatendnobvoomenion te]Sd); id. at 1854 (id. the 7 the 0103h(porateA ratentlfor.a)cnaimidiinventrheemay.het be.lb\ain1d the 0. the 0. the 0. ie.deeldbfferFoces betweandiheacnaimidiinventrheeandhdeg)priortapl ar (aalimrhatepratcnaimidiinventrheeasea)wholerwinatehal nbe n obvoome the 0. the 0. the 0. do aerd slnesavdn torc b>rytskill et deelartrad wbllimrhatcnaimidiinventrheepd dains.ate]Sc) This de\u00a (3) a atepratinventrhe is Sseful (der porateut00adt te]Sc re-ratemeti); id. at 1854 (id. the 7 the 0101 (rh-ratpar a patentidiinventrheedo belporateusefulate]Sc) This de\u00a (4) a atepratsubmir ed.descriptrhesoandhdrawiegedpm>ed tideg pubaicew th full.unincCmrleteagestgucorhesaon. iw no build andhuseepratinventrhe for. hemselves (der porateenvblement te]Sc re-ratemeti); id. at 1854 (id. the 7 the 0112(a)c(rh-ratpar porateanwrir en.descriptrhe hfmpratinventrhe,r ndelf deelmanner andapr cessdrf mtkieg.andhuspar ir the 0. the 0. the 0. porenablelanyrpd slntskilled et.iheaartrad wbllimii(rardains,aorew th wbllimii(is lostonearaymclsnl ted, porlakrrandhuseepratsame te]Sc) Trg envblementere-ratemeti.enseres t hnbenefit te.pratinventrhe totdratpubaiceatlaarge uprecdeg)patent te]Sertexpiraorhe This de\u00a andh(5) a atepratinventrhe is patentablelsubjoidlmtttrrn(an asyere-ratemeti.aorleet incmostocaden,.since >Sl machieeshand poratemtnufacturen te]Sdh-ra0afy). id. at 1854 (id. the 7 the 0101 (a5l [ buepatentsaon.anyrporatepr cess, machiee,)mtnufacture,aorecCmrof t=hedrf mtt , , o the 0. the 0. the 0. imrm>eemFor traretengs pc) This de\u00a evi eviW th thelrte is aray pm>ed t gagestethelrestote.pratworld,.deellaw ascrib1sea)leasurette.gravdtasetotpatents Trgy ar (porateanspecial rmivilege te]Sdhw th poratefar-reachieg.social aedhecenomeclclesequFocea.ate]Sd id. at 18Precisrhe Iestgu For Mfg.yCC. v. Auto. Maint. Mach.yCC., 324nU.S.y806, 816 (1945) This de\u00a Ieeoofde wor s, et.iheaeyesdte.deellaw,.gettiegec ratentlia aebiy.deaS. Moreove ,aratentlprosecutihetiedhen ceernarial aedhexlraplehie nature. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tL4 (P sfdebrihge 0.al.,aTrhnFedFr>l Circuii aninIe1quitableeCCeduco: An Empi ecal Assessmeti, 84 S. CaS. L. Rev.a1293,a1296 r2 11)h(at ieg.a ehexlraplehnature lf patentlrrosecutihet s ahgaorhealetfoeaa hnin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1) This de\u00a Accorc bgly, winat-btipatentiea crg)4xpeid1dtdo belabovehrerroalimin.iheaapraicaorhe procion. That maeidatihetied orm>lized in patentloffice regulaorhes us aedutyorf porate[d]bctlonure, [c]and0r,r nde[g]oo e[f]aion. te]Sc id. at 1854 (U.S. Patentl& Trademark Office, Dep te]Setete.Commerce, Mtnualhte.PatentlExamenieg.Procidur (pohe 7 the 02001 (Mar. e]S4) This de\u00a Pursuaot totdrin duly,.iheaapraicantlmustedbctlone.dotdratPTO all et orm>e re seg)or eg hasedhat islmttersd idotdratot be re lf patentab00adt. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56(a)c(e]S6)h(porateTratpubaiceietnnestois bestoservede[wran] deelOffice is aw>re te.aedhevaluatrshdeg)teachiegs ne.alllet orm>e re mttersd idotpatentab00adt. Ealiminy ed u>S.. the 0. the 0. hus aedutyorf cand0r.aedhgoo efaion.. the 0. the 0. do dbctlone.do deelOffice alllet orm>e re kniwe . . . do belmttersd idotpatentab00adt . . . . te]Sc) This de\u00a evi

B. Entdeaaee Ie1quitableeCCeduco DefFnse<\/span>impo3> eviAnyrdutyoao.dbctlone.naturd ly.cdmes w th ee orcemeti.dbfficulties.hTrhnvirt(existeocrtte.ardutyoao.dbctlone,r ftdeaall,npmesatposes anlinfor the cm>e re asymmetrytahat islh>rd(do ove cdme. Entdeaaee in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.8If itarmbvails,ritnisea)cCmrleteadefFnseeaolinfsilde For incc lawsuit. id. at 18E.g.,tTrheasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC., 649 F.3d 1276, 1288 (Fed. Cir. e]11)h(porate[I]n1quitableecCeducoereg>rdieg.anyrs bglatcnaim renderf iheaaniio patentlunee orceable. te]Sc);nJ.P.rSteveese& CC. v. LexlTexlLtd., 747 F.2d 1553,a1561 (Fed. Cir. 1984)h(porateOnce >.cCurttconm>Sden ihat ie1quitableecCeducoeoccurred,eaSl thelcnaims te]S4het justedeg)pailacular cnaimsopo wbllimrhatin1quitableecCeducoeise i eidaymclsnl tedngs p4arelunee orceable. te]Sc).This de\u00acWear.is lore, a fin iegdhfmin1quitableecCeducorie onellawsuit gesultneet.iheainvalidadtnnfadeg)aniio patent te]S4deme preventrar irseSseoieeoofde lawsuita. id. at 1854 (d ChJ.P.rStevees> ther, 747 F.2d ut 1561 This de\u00a Andfitegetsewirdetfoeaa hnpatentie2hA fin iegdhfmin1quitableecCeducorie onelratentlcantepread to rhlatrd patents,epossiblylFndatgetpar a aarge pailhnfaa cdmrany te]Sertpatent rse folio. id. at 18E.g.,td ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d ut 1288ngs p389h(porate[T]hhndainlhnfaa fin iegdhfmin1quitableecCeducorcantepread ffor ars bglatpatentldo renderlunee orceable.oofde rilatrd patents.unincpraicaorheneet.iheasamemdechnologyefamily.ate]Sc) This de\u00a A.ratentlinvalidpseddfor.in1quitableecCeducorcanta54 (strip aw>y iheaantiorusteexemporhen hat naturd ly.accdmranies a patent,tleadieg(do SfdemanlAce liab00adt. id. at 1854 (WalkerlProcessdEquip.,tInc. v. Foo eMach.y& Cegm Corp., 382(U.S. 172,l177 (1965)h(at ieg.pr ofete.a)cnaimn hat a patenti (poratelb\ain1dnrhg patentlby kniw bglyeuedhwillfullyrmbcrepmesentaay.factsopo iheaPatentlOffice the 0. the 0. the 0. winatebs sufficientldo strip [a hnpatentie].nfaitseexemporhenffor thhnantiorustelawsngs pc) This de\u00a evi eviAnticidentsopo iheamoderedin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse go back io.ratentllaw te]Sertearlidstedays. id. at 18Tse neednporpolicatin1quitableecCeducoewaa perceivedaw th thelnatthe te]Sertfalar.patentlsdatuse. Tr (PatentlAclhnfa1790 marionlyrpd mir ed.a paply otposiegec ratentldo brold, w thiena year te.deelpatent te]Sertissuaocr,aarleg>Siactthedincclurtrad hal ndeg)patentlrepeaS1dtuprecdeg)det sminnttheda at ph patent poratewaselb\ain1dnsurreptiorhusly by, oreSprecfa54s sugg be re. te]SdhPatentlAclhnfa1790,acd. 7, the 7 the 05,l1tStps. 109,l111 (1790). Latrrnrivisrheaerf patentllaw auonorized privatsagemedieslfor.frauduleotayclb\ain1dnpatents.us well.r54 (Robd d J. Goldmtn, Evolutthedhfma hnIe1quitableeCCeduco DefFnsedincPatentlLitigadrhe,l7 Harv. J.L. & Ticd. 37, 38ngs p345 (1993)h(describieg.privatsagemedieslandhdefFnsen creatrd incdbfferForhiteraorheaerf patentllegislntthe). Buttbefoeet hetmidtwentaeth caniurt,dconrgsowereerelucoaot totus (aalimpr>edsthedeiofde poainvalidpselcn existieg.patentlor to rhleaseeaeiinfsilde9 ffor aiab00adt.r54 (iu2hut 44 (porate[T]hr, ad thel1930 te]Ser,dconrgsocls\inuededo belunsymppsfdlac o iheadefFnseea atepatentlrte is . . . had.be n procur1dnby fraud.ate]Sc) This de\u00a Theamodereddo trin1ehfmin1quitableecCeducoe s ahgobustelitigadrheodefFnseeaolaeiinfsilde For acorhe,rhiwave ,adracen back io.ahdrso of Supre F.CCurttcaden spann buedeg 1930slandh1940a. id. at 1854 (Precisrhe Iestgu For Mfg.yCC. v. Auto. Maint. Mach.yCC., 324nU.S.y806, 819ngs p320 (1945)h(cprr>eday.dbcmbcsalhte.a patenti te]Sertinfsilde For cnaimsowrareea hnpatentiehwas aw>re te.andhsatprioneulevideocrtteat dh patent had.be n lb\ain1dnrhr, ad pd juryoandhfraud);nHazel Atlas GlassyCC. v. Hartford(Empi eyCC., 322(U.S. 238, e50 (1944)h(hoatpar poratecCmrleteadenialhte.reatef te]Sdhwas apfroprialehie aeiinfsilde For cade(wrareea shamtindustrytpubaicadrhehwas usedepoae iw patentab00adt at dh PTO andhdo wie Circuii CCurtthfmAprealeecade);nKeystonelDsillde CC. v. Gen. Excavator CC., 290 U.S. 240, 246ngs p347 (1933)h(hoatpar deat dbcmbcsalhte.infsilde For cnaimsowus warratiedtwrareea hnpatentiehkneweuboly hetpossibleeuseete.aniinventrhe priorttorfiliegdhfman apraicaorhe ndela t .deaS no sutprion evideocrtte.deg)priortude);neee a54 (d ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d ut 1285 (atdrsbu ieg.a ehdo trin1 te]Sertevolutthedt (d ChKeystonelDsillde> ther, d ChHazel Atlas Glass> ther, nded ChPrecisrhe Iestgu For> ther);(Priscilla G. Tayl0r,rBsildieg.Equidt Back io.a hnIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1?, 27 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 349,l350ngs p352c(e]S2)h[rareinnftdeaTayl0r,rBsildieg.Equidt Back]dedbctuofpar deelhistory hfma hnin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse) This de\u00a evi eviAelitsebirth,.deelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1ewas a conrg-craftedagesdense poaintuidivenclekerns aboly fai nionhie aeiheahte.aprrehenfphe aboly corporpse market.pow s. id. at 1854 (ganera0ly.Darek J. Brader, Distillaay.a RuletfoeaIn errieg(Intentldo Dhkeive iheaPatentlOffice, 83nTemp. L. Rev.a529, 535 r2 11)h(describieg.teg)originsdhfmin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1); Goldmtn, aat 18he e 32, d Chpassim> ther (same) This de\u00a Ofma hnsemin>l caden,.d ChPrecisrhe Iestgu For Mtnufacturieg.CC. v. AutomodivenMaintenaocrtMachieery CC. > thermay.hal nlfferFd iheamosteevoc>e vhnstpse For incfavor te.deeldo trin1, observaay.deve porate[a] patentlby itsevirt(nature iseaffFidedaw th atpubaiceietnnest te]Sdhandhdecnaroldedeatepratpubaicetrarefoeethaa poratea papcmouoreietnnestoinneeeoldedeatepatentlmon polien sproldeffor backgrhunisefr4 (ffor fraudaoreoofdemin1quitableecCeducoe ndtthat [patent-envbled]em0n polies aeetkept w thiendegir.legitimtte sclpa. te]Sc id. at 18324nU.S.yat 816.This de\u00a evi eviWb n ara Supre F.CCurttin\ oduc1dtdeelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse io.ratentlinfsilde For,ritnlfferFd little(clurtasetotwhat sortthfmcCeducoewinatecluoreartin1quitable. Tr (jobdrf defenieg.in1quitableecCeducoefelletotlow shconrgs,.aedhevaniu>Sly, deg)taskewas infdeideulby iheaFedFr>l Circuii wrgncit was estabaishrd inc1982 as th0as bglatdestientthedfor. hetaprealeene.alllratentlcasea. id. at 1854 (FedFr>l ConrgsoImrm>eemForhAclhnfa1982, Pub. L. No. 97-164, the 7 the 0127, 96tStps. 25, 37ngs p338 (1982)h(gratiieg.teg)FedFr>l Circuii exm>Ssil njurisdicorhenove patentlcpreale) This de\u00a TheaFedFr>l Circuii took io.a hnjobdrf defenieg.in1quitableecCeducoeanergdttc>Slyngs p4slme mie iesayrdoonmuchcso. Ovdeaaee years, deelFedFr>l Circuii hus adjustedhdeg)sntndirdslfor.rr>eday.in1quitableecCeducoeupnundedown incvaroome ways. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,td ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d ut 1287h(porate[T]hhnsntndirdslfor.intentldo dhkeive ndelatersd idt hal nflucouatrd ove pime. te]Sc);neee a54 (Robd d D.r5wansln,.Thead ChExergdn> ther nded ChTrheasFnse> ther Eavoids, 66 Stpn. L. Rev.a695, 701ngs p305 r2 14)h(dracieg.a ehevolvieg.sntndirdslfor.in1quitableecCeduco) This de\u00a evi eviIi hus loldebe n clear a atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse re-ratestdwo elemetie:.intentl ndelatersd idt. id. at 18d ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d ut 1287h(porate[I]n1quitableecCeducoecamemdeere-rateaa fin iegdhfmboth intentldo dhkeive ndelatersd idt. te]Sc);n5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel701 (porateFor. hetaniio duratthedhfma hnFedFr>l Circuii te]Sertexistanct,oii hus be n clear a atein1quitableecCeducoehasedwo elemetie:.latersd idt unteintent. te]Sc) This de\u00a That is, deelpatentiehmustehal naidedaw th thelrequisite blamewirthy stpse hfmmind incomir ieg(do pm>ed t priortapl rh erFoce.dotdratPTO,oandhdeg)omir ed priortapl rh erFoce.mustebelmttersd ngs p4i.e., ahge erFoce.deat mtt , s.hTrhnihrishoatslfor.intentl ndelatersd idt,rhiwave ,ahal nshifted mie iily.ant eviFor.mostehfma hn1980s, both intentl ndelatersd idt wereedefenrd incways.deat benefited.accuned infsilde9s.hTrhnre-rated.pr ofete.intentlwus low,aw th thelFedFr>l Circuii hoatpar deat pr ofete.trhnre-rated.intentlwus lionhstrildeti.a an clmm0nllaw fraud,eaSthole c igherea an simplg)negligFoce. id. at 18OrthopedicdEquip..CC. v. AlllOrthopedicdApraiaocra,tInc., 707 F.2d 1376, 1383 (Fed. Cir. 1983),rabrogadeulby d ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d 1276 This de\u00a Ieeiheasamemhea, deelmatersd idt sntndirdlwus low.us well,eartitlwus baoedhne dratPTO te]Sertwd t-embracieg.ruletfoeawhat need1dtdo belinm>Sdedaw th atpatentlcpraicadrhe,lwhllimw s anythieg(foeawhllimrhar1ewas a poratesubsntntialhlikelihoo ihvt aereas0nvble 4xamener winateclnnoderritnimrse ant. te]Sc id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56 (1977);n5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel701. porateImrse ant te]Schin deislcCetFxtnmeaesnimrse ant o iheadecisrhe asetotwheofde poaa5l [.anyrgiven)cnaimn o belinm>Sdedaie aeiissued patent This de\u00a evi eviBeginnieg.in.deellathn1980s, thelFedFr>l Circuii began aorl>ee.dow>rd(viewsete.intentl ndelatersd idt a atewar1elorecfavorableltotpatentiea cccuned hfmin1quitableecCeduco. Inc1988, thelFedFr>l Circuii began Ssieg.dee wor rporateplague te]Sdhdo.describ1.deelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1 te]Sertplacatin ratentlaitigadrhe. id. at 18Tse FedFr>l Circuii usedepeg)termdfor. hetfalar.pimetin Burlaaythe Iedustries Inc. v. Dayco Corp., 849 F.2d 1418, 1422 (Fed. Cir. 1988)c(rhmarkaay.deve poratedeelhabit te.ch>rgieg.in1quitableecCeducorie almosteevirt(major.ratentlcade(hus beclme an absolute plague te]Sd) Trg samemyear, thelclurtrquoteded ChBurlaaythe > therie Kiegsdown Medic>l Consultants,eLtd. v. HollistartInc., 863 F.2d 867, 876 n.15 (Fed. Cir. 1988). TheaFedFr>l Circuii cls\inuededo foerow.deellanguage hfnd ChBurlaaythe> ther, eee MoliesnPLC v. T mtsln,.Inc., 48 F.3d 1172,l1182 (Fed. Cir. 1995)h(porateOnhdeg)oofde and,eunjustified.accunaorheaerf in1quitableecCeducoe retoffensil nandhunpr fionrheal Trgy hal nbe n calledhaeporat8plague te]S9 hnniheapatentlsystem. Unjustified.accunaorheaemay.deprivtipatentiea te.deeireearned.pr pd dtnrte is unteimrugnefelloweprofionrheals Trgy shinatebs cCedemned.ate]Sc (cidatihetomir ed) (cidieg.d ChBurlaaythe> ther, 849 F.2d ut 1422)),.us well.us d ChKiegsdown> ther, eee Allird Cllloids Inc. v. Ame ecan Cyanamed CC., 64 F.3d 1570, 1578 (Fed. Cir. 1995)h(porateItlwus aorlitigad1.deelporat8plague te]S9 wrareby virt(patenti te]Sertimpd fecorhesawar1epromod1dtdo porat8in1quitableecCeduco te]S9 a ateprislcCupl rhaffirme ihvt both latersd idt unteculpableeintentlmustebelestabaishrd.ate]Sc (cidieg.d ChKiegsdown> ther, 863 F.2d at 876)),.indo a hn1990s. Inc2 08, thelclurtrquoteded ChAllird Cllloids > therie ch>raiderizieg.et1quitableecCeducoecharges us aeporateplague te]Sdhie Abbott Laborpsories v. Sand0z,.Inc., 544 F.3d 1341, 1358 (Fed. Cir. e]08);neee a54 (Christian E. Mammet, Con\ oSlieg.dee poratePlague te]Sd:lRh ormieg.dee Do trin1ehfmIe1quitableeCCeduco, 24 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 1329, 1359ngs p360 (e]09)h(porateTrisl75-foedcdbfferForsd , betweandpleadieg(andhultimtte succionnonlcpreal,(aatpor0shdeg)wd tlyhripeatrd beatef a atein1quitableecCeducoean ovirpledhandhaeporat8plague. te]S9 te]Sc) This de\u00a Iee hetfalar.cade(Ssieg.dee plaguelmetaph0r,r aFedFr>l Circuii panel ailacula ed.a sntndirdlfor.intentldhat sounded likednegligFoce,esayold, porate[T]hhnnCedbctlonureehfmfaidsdhfmwbllimrhatapraicantlshinatehal nkniwe deelmatersd idt may.justify aeiinferFoce.te.intentlaorlisleadrie apfroprialehcasea. te]Sc id. at 18Burlaaythe, 849 F.2d ut 1421 (cidieg.FMC Corp. v. Manidowoc CC., 835 F.2d 1411, 1415 (Fed. Cir. 1987)) This de\u00a Buttlatdeaaeat samemyear, thelFedFr>l Circuii issued aeihn banc opinrhe,ld ChKiegsdown Medic>l Consultants,eLtd. v. HollistartInc.> ther, aeat ratchet1dtup.deelintentlsdandird..Thead ChKiegsdown> therlcCupl rheerned aadbstrice cCupl for.baapar aedin1quitableecCeducoedet sminntthedhedgroof negligFoce,ehoatpar deat a fin iegdhfmgroof negligFoce,eby itself,ewas heoean, ad to.justify aeiinferFoce.te.intentlaordhkeive. id. at 18d ChKiegsdown> ther, 863 F.2d at 869, 876 This de\u00a evi eviTeen inc1992,ldeg)sntndird for.latersd idt wus adjustedhupwird..TheaPTO rewrote.rules(do pm>ed t ahat omir ed et orm>e re wus mttersd ionly.if itawinateestabaish.rrima facie unpatentab00adt or elstiwaa inclnnostentlw th atpof t=hedtakrneby iheaapraicantlduroldedeg)prosecutihelpr cess. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56 (1992);n5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel702h(describieg.teg)change et.iheasntndird for.latersd idt) This de\u00a TheaPTO at.iheasamemdimetla t ii clear a ateitebreachedhheedutyoao.omir et orm>e re a atewaa cumulaorvedlf oofdemin orm>e re alreadylinm>Sdedaw th iheaapraicatrhe. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 1.56(b)h(porateUnderlprislsoidi0n, in orm>e re islmttersd idotpatent the cab00 the c dt wrgncit is heoecumulaorvedaolinform>e re alreadylte.recorc ot beaay.ma t te.recorc in.iheaapraicaorhe. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviOvdeaaee cCnrseete.trhnnFxtnsevFr>l years, sntndirdsltrgncdrifted low s,cfavorday.defFndatie pursuieg.teg)in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.8W th reg>rd poaintFor,rnftdeadee porate ighewatdeamark te]Sc id. at 18Tayl0r,rBsildieg.Equidt Back,.aat 18he e 33, vel353 This de\u00a f.d ChKiegsdown> ther, thelFedFr>l Circuii began atkieg.poratebabytssepn te]Sdhback iow>rd(groof negligFoce. id. at 185wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel702 This de\u00a Ieee]06,nc ranel hfma hnFedFr>l Circuii gage aen, ocrteanrivisrhe hfma hnsntndirdlfor.intent,ehoatpar ge d ChFerrieg(B.V. v. Barr Laborpsories,tInc. > thera ateifman apraicantlknewehfma hninform>e re,lshinatehal nkniwe aboly iie matersd idt,randhdegeoolnatehet clme up.w th atcredible 4xplaentthedfor.omir ieg(ii, deelrequisite intentlfor.in1quitableecCeducorwaa e iwe. id. at 18437 F.3d 1181, 1191 (Fed. Cir. e]06) This de\u00a Thead ChFerrieg(> thercCupl added a finger-wagdieg.w>reoldedeatewrareeaetomir edhge erFoce.islhighlyrmttersd iandfiteislclear a elpatentiehshinatehal nkniwe nfaitsematersd idt,ralpatentieholnateporateporat8 maeidttorfindfitedbfficult(do estabaish.poratesubjFidivergoo efaion te]Sdhsufficientldo prevent iheadrawiegete.aniinferFoce.te.intentlaorlislead. te]S9 te]ScTid. at 18Id. (quotdn tCr t=kln,.Inc. v. Boidon Dick bslneVascular Access, Inc., 120 F.3d 1253,a1257 (Fed. Cir. 1997)) This de\u00a evi eviMeanwhiae, deelFedFr>l Circuii hud clme porendirdeta slidieg.scaletfoeaintentl ndelatersd idt,ret.wbllima)stroldecade for.latersd idt olnateoffsetewaak evideocrtte.intent. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tDippin te]S9 Dots,.Inc. v. Moset, 476 F.3d 1337, 1346 (Fed. Cir. e]07)h(porate[T]hhndbstrice cCupl waa permir edh o balance hetrilativelyewaak evideocrtte.intent tog sfdeaw th iheastroldeevideocrtteat DDI te]Sertomiss re wus highlyrmttersd ido a hnissuaocrtte.dee porat9156 patentlcndhdo findfahat on balance,lin1quitableecCeducoehud occurred. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviTrhnid ta began aorshift gage inc2 08aw th d ChStpr SciForsfic,.Inc. v. R.J. ReynoatslTobaccd CC.> ther, et.wbllima hnFedFr>l Circuii ckniwledged a atepratin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1ehateporatebro can1d the 0. the 0. the 0. porencdmrass mische the dducoelionhegregoome a an fraud te]Sdheveneaa poratea hnsevFradtnnfadeg)penaldt ha[d]ehet changed. te]Sc id. at 18537 F.3d 1357, 1366 (Fed. Cir. e]08).This de\u00acWeileereiteraorldedeg)pof t=hedt ateiteirtin1quitableeporen orce.a patentlob\ain1dnby)wayrof omir edhmttersd iinform>e re,lthead ChStpr SciForsfic(> thercCupl observed a ateporateitnisea54 (in1quitableeporstrikeedown aeihniio patentlwrareea hnpatentiehonly.clmmir edhmiehremisssepnior.cidedaw th menim>l culpab00adt or et.goo efaion. te]Sc id. at 18Id.This de\u00acd ChStpr SciForsfic> therldeme m>eeulporlakrrin1quitableecCeducoehurder(do rm>ee.byere-ratieg.pr ofeus aorintentl ndelatersd idt byhclear unincCsvincildeevideocrtandhbye i eidday.dbctrice cCuplstdo poratcbalance het1quities(do det smin1ewheofde pheaapraicant te]SertcCeducoebefoeet hetPTO was egregoome an, ad to.warratiehoatpar deeaaniio patentlunee orceable. te]ScTid. at 18Id. ut 1365 This de\u00a evi eviTeen, inc2 09, deelFedFr>l Circuii i eided.dbctrice cCuplstdo en orce.a ighesntndirdlfor.pleadieg(in1quitableecCeduco,ehoatpar deat do rleadrw th thelrequited.pailacularidt,raldefFndatihporatemusteideotify a hnspecific(who,awhat, wrgn,lwrare,randh iw lf deelmatersd imbcrepmesentntthedhrtomiss re clmmir edhbefoeet hetPTO te]Sdhandhdee pleadieg(poratemusteinm>SdehsufficientlaSlegaorheaerf und sayaay.faidsdffor whllima cCupl may.reas0nvblyiinfer deat a specific(iny ed u>S.(1) knewehfma hnw thheldhmttersd iinform>e re or te.deelfa54adtnnfadeg)matersd imbcrepmesentntthe,randh(2) w thheldhhremisrepmesentrtetris et orm>e re w th atspecific(intentldo dhkeive hetPTO. te]ScTid. at 18Exergdn Corp. v. Wal-Mapl Ssorra,tInc., 575 F.3d 1312,l1328ngs p329 (Fed. Cir. e]09) This de\u00a evi eviTrhnFedFr>l Circuii te]Sertnewfhuninpr jeclhnfadryieg(do reign et.iheain1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeculmieaoed inc2 11 w th itseen banc opinrhe ge d ChTrheasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC.> therTid. at 18649 F.3d 1276 (Fed. Cir. e]11) This de\u00a That opinrhe judged a ateporate[l]eftlunfet , ed,.deelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1ehus plaguetehet only.thelclurtstbly a54 (deeaaniio patentlsystem. te]ScTid. at 18Id. ut 1289 This de\u00a Thead ChTrheasFnse> ther clurtraegeoseteoly wear.is now.deelcurrentllaw he getentl ndelatersd idt:rForrintent,eiheadefFndatihmusterm>ee.poratea at pheaapraicant knewehfma hnge erFoce, knewet ateitewus mttersd , ndela t .deaibd ateadecisrhe do withhoedcit. te]Sc id. at 18Id. ut 1290 This de\u00a For.latersd idt,eiheadefFndatihmusterm>ee.poratebly-for.latersd idt,poe]Sctmeaeaay.a at pheaPTO winatehet hal na5l [ed a cnaimnin deelratentlif itahad.be n aw>re te.deelomir edhge erFoce. id. at 18Id.This de\u00acThhnnCwaapraicablelsntndirdlrf pr of,.us markedhnut by d ChTrheasFnse> ther, islclear unincCsvincildeevideocrtas aorintentl ndepmepCederaocrtte.dee evideocrtas aorlatersd idt. id. at 18Id. ut 1290ngs p391 This de\u00a evi

II..TheaCostsdte.deelIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1<\/span>important Tse(existeocrtte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1eincreases.deg)costsdte.deelpatentlsystemnin myrsddcways, addieg(do deelburden.unincCm the dplexadtnnfaboth patentlrrosecutihes unteinfsilde For aitigadrhe. id. at 1854 (Bret Ira Johnsln,.TheaIe1quitableeCCeduco DefFnsedincPatentlLitigadrhe: Wh re We Are,rWh re We Hal nBeen,oandhWh re We ShinateGodffor Hare,r28 Santa Clarc Clmrutdea& HigheTech.yL.J. 197, e17c(e]S2)h[rareinnftdeaJohnsln,.Wh re We Are]dedbctuofpar varoome ways et.wbllima hnin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse is clstlylin aitigadrhe) This de\u00a evi

A.aCostsdie Isfsilde For Litigadrhe<\/span>impo3> eviIn1quitableecCeducoean poratepailacularly.clstly te]Sdhie aitigadrhe. id. at 18Christopfde A.aCotropia, Modereizieg.PatentlLaw te]SertIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1, 24 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 723, 740 (e]09).This de\u00acThin is for.sevFr>l reas0ns.rForrstprters,ritnisefactu>Slyaintensil nandhganera0ly.re-ratestcircumsntntialhevideocrtte.intent,lwhllimcan bg)4xpensil ndd lb\ain. id. at 1854 (id.;aJohnsln,.Wh re We Are,.aat 18he e 60, vele17 This de\u00a Moreove ,adbcrutdd issuesete.intentl reedbfficult(do resllvedlnteumm>rytjudgment. id. at 1854 aCotropia, aat 18he e 61, vel740 This de\u00a Andfbelower in1quitableecCeducoedbctovirt usu>Slyainvolven subpoenaed.documetie andhdepof t=hedtestimonynffor thhnpatenti te]Sertrrosecutiar atsoraey,aittleads do clsffontntthes aboly atsoraey-clientlrrivilege, et.iurntleadieg(do increased.motihelpracoace incdbctovirt. id. at 18Id.This de\u00a evi eviLitigadrhe)costsda54 (stemnffor thhndefFnse te]Sertsnrategoc Ssefulness, whllimpd sosts.evenewrgncrrospoidsdhfmrmbvailiegetn thhndefFnse te]Sertme ets.crg)liw.yAccuniegec ratente1ehfmin1quitableecCeducoem>eeshdeg)litigadrhe)beyondhdee patentlcnaimsoandhdegtaccuned producondd lpen up.vastonew.crgas for.dbctovirt.8W th aedin1quitableecCeducoecnaim,edbctovirt can embrace thhnpatenti te]Sertcorporpse pracoace priorttorfiliegddee patentlapraicatrhe. id. at 18TrheasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC., 649 F.3d 1276, 1288 (Fed. Cir. e]11)h(porateMosterm>min1otay,lin1quitableecCeducoehus beclme a eigtific>ottlitigadrhe)snrategy2hA charge hfmin1quitableecCeducorconvenieotayc4xpanisedbctovirt indo corporpse pracoaceshbefoeetratentlfilieg the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc) This de\u00a Andewb n ara defFnse involven rr>eday.deat aniinventortknewehfmrhlevantlrriortapl an efaileulpordbctlone.it o iheaPTO,oartitlclmm0nly.does,.iheaadditthedhfmaedin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse may.entail.ara depof t=hesdhfmsevFr>l additthe>l witnesseslandhmanyrtholsandsdhfmadditthe>l documetie o belriviewedhne both nodes Trgn,.deelinvolve the cmenlhnfalorecfaids, lorecdocumetie, ndelorecwitnesseslcan lead to arlengaegeeulprsd .ant eviFor.dee plaiotiff,.deel4xpaniedhbattlefieldhis clstlylhet justeet.iermsdhfmbillablelatsoraey hCnrstbly a54 (lostewirkmdimetfor. elimcdmrany employiea who mustehelpmsearlimfor.dbctovirablelmttersd , sitdfor.depof the ct=hes, ndeperhaps serve.us witnesseslatlprsd .8W th both nodeslableltotaoticipad1.deesg)4xpenses,.aldefFndatihw th deep pocketaemay.invokrrin1quitableecCeducoehet belower ara defFnse willhlikely succiedhne dratme ets.but belower litigadreg.teg)issueholnatelead to victory bt attritthe,rpushieghdeg)plaiotiffeporsettle(re morecfavorablelterms Trus, snrategoc clnnoder the caorheaemay.modivpselcldefFndatihnfaleaesndo rursue aedin1quitableecCeducoecnaimehetw thsntndieghdeg)faidaaeat sulima defFndatihw llhbear udditthe>l costsda5oldew th thelplaiotiff. evi eviAnoofde rotentlsdrategoc Ssedfor.in1quitableecCeducorcdmes ffor trsd idynamecs, as th0am re leveliegete.aniin1quitableecCeducoecharge poratepaiot[s] deelratente1eus aebad.actor te]Sdhandhporatecast[s] a dark tloud ove peelratent te]Sertvalidadt. te]Sc id. at 18Id.This de\u00acEveneie.deeldefFnseecaen,tebelrm>eeulup.or.survil na)poftve dico.motihe,.iheaaatieg.te.evideocrttendieg(do e iw thhnpatenti te]Sertdhkeitlmie i,thfmcCnrse, in lueocrta juryooeeoofde issues, sulimartpatent validadtnunteinfsilde For. id. at 18Tse recogtit=hedt ateevideocrtcan rushta juryoiow>rd(a cardainhnutclme hetw thsntndieghdeg)me ets.isewiveneindo a hnlaw he.evideocr.r54 ,de.g.,tCprter v. Hew ti,t617 F.2d 961, 972 (3d Cir. 1980)h(dbctuofpar, et.iheacCetFxtnhe.FedFr>l Rulethe.Evideocrt403, deelpotentsd ifor.evideocrtto prejudace porateif itaaprealeeio.a hnjury te]Sertsymppsfies, the 0. the 0. the 0. pm>eokrs itsegestinctldo plnish,aoreoofdewisermay.lower a juryoio baoe itsedecisrhe he)slmdthieghotherea an deel4stabaishrd fropof t=hesdet.iheacase te]Sd) Notrtteat in1quitableecCeduco,ebeaay.an equitableedo trin1, is Sltimttely aeiissuedfor. hetcCupl antehet a hnjury.r54 (Am. CaScar, Inc. v. Am. Honda Motor CC., 651 F.3d 1318, 1333ngs p334 (Fed. Cir. e]11) hA juryomay.bs calledhSpre,rhiwave ,ado renderla ve dico.oniin1quitableecCeduco,aw th that ve dico.beaay.treatrd by. hetcCupl as advisory ie nature.r54 (iu2This de\u00a evi eviIfmin1quitableecCeducorwar1eaSlegidionly.inevirt(rcrg)circumsntncra,taSl thislmie ien,tebelmuchcte.a problem. Yedaaeat is heoeiheacase. Empi ecal mesearliminy caten ihat ie1quitableecCeducoeis pledhvirt(frequFotly hA recentlrapd eby.Jas0n Rantanen.uninL4 (P sfdebrihge mepCrtstcaoaminy catieghdeg)percentage lf patentlcaden w th in1quitableecCeducoecnaimsehus ranged betweand20%.unin40%.ove peelrastofifteandyears. id. at 1854 aJas0n Rantanen.& L4 (P sfdebrihge,tIe1quitableeCCeduco uninPatentlMiswer S9 abl.2 (Univ. hfmIow> Clll. hfmLaw,rLeg>SiStudieslResearlimPapd eNo. 16-09, 2]S6),rhttp:\/\/ssrn.clm\/absdract=2704132 rhedfileew th theld ChCllumbiamLaw Review> ther). Rantanen.uninP sfdebrihge te]Sertmesearlimcluored inshaocra te.deelpheasF poratein1quitableecCeduco te]Sdaie aeswerf filed in patentlcasea. Id. ut 19 n.8 This de\u00a evi

B. Costsdie PatentlProsecutihe<\/span>impo3> eviIn1quitableecCeducoea54 (increases.deg)costsdte.patentlrrosecutihengs p4both for.apraicantsoandhdegtgovirn Forngs p4belower te.deelaoticipadthedhfmatpossibleefuture fie ieove in1quitableecCeduco. evi eviRecall deat a succionful in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse het only.gesultneet.iheapatenti te]Sertdhfear incc pailacular lawsuit; itaa54 (invalidpses.a h patent itself. id. at 18.g.,td ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d ut 1288ngs p389h(porate[T]hhndainlhnfaa fin iegdhfmin1quitableecCeducorcantepread ffor ars bglatpatentldo renderlunee orceable.oofde rilatrd patents.unincpraicaorheneet.iheasamemdechnologyefamily.ate]Sc) This de\u00a Andhaejudgmentdhfmin1quitableecCeducorcanteveneinvali the ddtte sepapcte but rilatrd patents.uninmie iecreatrnantiorusteliab00adt. id. at 184 (WalkerlProcessdEquip.,tInc. v. Foo eMach.y& Cegm Corp., 382(U.S. 172,l177 (1965)h(at ieg.pr ofete.a)cnaimn hat a patenti (poratelb\ain1dnrhg patentlby kniw bglyeuedhwillfullyrmbcrepmesentaay.factsopo iheaPatentlOffice . . . winatebs sufficientldo strip [patentie].nfaitseexemporhenffor thhnantiorustelawsngs pc) This de\u00a Trgsecrrospoidsdlower subsntntialhanxiedtnumoeg.patentlatsoraeya who fileepatentlapraicatrhennonlbehalfete.clients. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tLisa A.aDolak,.TheaIe1quitableeCCeduco Gyre Wideoa,t50 IDEA 215, e15 r2 10)c(rhpCrtiegec poratesigtific>ottlevelete.anxiedt te]Schin deg patentlbar uboly developmetie in.deellawdhfmin1quitableecCeduco) This de\u00a Trus,epossib00adtnnfaaedin1quitableecCeducoecnaimein.deelfuture encdurages upraicantsodo e eid.us muchcte.a defFnse as aray caedin advance,lfulfiSlieg.deeiredutyorf dbctlonureew th zeal,(errieg(greatlyoiow>rd(ove inm>Ssil nionhbt(paddieg(apraicatrhennw th priortapl rh erFoces. evi eviAs theld ChTrheasFnse> ther clurtrply ii, porateW th in1quitableecCeducoecastieghdeg)shadiw lf a angmae te]Sertnoone,ritniseunserprisoldedeatepatentlrrosecutota regularly.buryoPTO 4xameners w th atdeluge lf priortapl rh erFoces,.mostehfmwhllimhal nm>rgiealhvalue. te]ScTid. at 18TrheasFnse,a649 F.3d ut 1289 This de\u00a Net only.may.upraicantsosubmir hundredsdhfmrh erFocesorf doubtful value,tbly apraicantsodendha54 (do e y aw>y ffor manageoldedee eigtific>ocrtte.deelrh erFocesoaray submir for.fear a atedoieg.sohw llhcreatrns dehoatslfor.future in1quitableecCeducoecnaims. id. at 18Id.This de\u00a evi eviIn.fact, problemsorf porateblryiegpoe]Sctmay.hal nledhmanyr4xameners do ignorecapraicants te]S9 submir ed.priortapl rh erFoceseaStog sfde,dloweildeexamen the cars do rely.instead oendegir.own stprt-ffor-scratch.priortapl searlieslfor.thg)taskerf det sminieg.patentab00adt. id. at 1854 (Robd d BrFndataTayl0r,rBlryieg, 19 Mich.yTeleclmm. & Ticd. L. Rev.a99,l113ngs p314c(e]S2).This de\u00acThhnexisteocrtte.sulimant4ffFideirtironic,.since itawinateleaema hnin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse is savdn tprecisely.thelotposise hfmitsegedendeuleffFid: Iestead ofeleavdn tPTO 4xameners incc bet , )pof t=hedto judge.patentab00adt,oaray crg)ply incc wirdetpof t=he. evi

C. Costsdne dratPatentlSystemnus aeWhole<\/span>impo3> eviBeyondhm relyeuddieg(do deel4xpense ofelitigadrhe)andapr secutihe,.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse hus oofde effFids hnniheapatentlsystemeasea)whole. TheaFedFr>l Circuii hus blamedtdeelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse for.PTO backlogshand porateimpaited.patentl-ra0adt. te]Sc id. at 18TrheasFnse,a649 F.3d ut 1290 This de\u00a Thhnexisteocrtte.in1quitableecCeducoe s ahwayrdo dbcroseete.aecade may.u54 (w>rp(deeaaniio patent-litigadrhe)systemebyrgivieg(clurtstahwayrdo dbcroseete.patentlcaden w tholy vaniurieg(indo deeldechntc>Sly deman iegdpr cessdrf cnaimeclnntguc the ct=he unteinfsilde For aealysis. id. at 1854 aAventrs Pharma S.A. v. Amphustar Pharm.,tInc., 525 F.3d 1334, 1350 (Fed. Cir. e]08) (Rader, J.,edbcsentaay)h(at ieg.a ateporatein1quitableecCeduco the 0. the 0. the 0. lffershdeg)trsd icCupl ahwayrdo dbcroseete.aecade w tholy deelrigota rf cnaimeclnntguct=he unteoofde cCmrlex.patentldo trin1s te]Sdhandhslme clurtsthal neveneporateelec edh o trytahisiissuedin advancette.deelissuesete.infsilde the cmenlhandhvalidadt te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviFedFr>l Circuii Judge.RtndillhR. Raderlwrote.ihat ie1quitableecCeducoeporategrew ffor ar iey.bush hnniheapatentllandscape.ihat iehib0 edhgroof fraudaindo a ubiquitome weed a ateinfects.everylrrosecutihet ndelitigadrhe)involvieg.patenta. te]Sc id. at 18RtndillhR. Rader, Always at pheaM>rgie:aIe1quitableeCCeduco in Flux, 59 Am. U. L. Rev.a777, 781 r2 10) This de\u00a Cardainly.thelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse hus affFidedadeelculture lf patentllitigadrhe,mwhllimhas ahgeplyntthedfor.pailacular raocor. Anoofde fedFr>l judge.rhmarked a ateporatepatentlcaden involve morecacrimonyna an anyroofde category hfmcaden [a at] Ithal ,einm>Sdaay.an actu>S fistfie ieincc depof t=he. te]Sc id. at 18Triseunatdrsbu edhgemark, ie aeihmail.ao Judge.Rhe>ld M.eWhyte,ewas read aloud at a lawdriviewtsympof umhevani..Rhe>ld M.eWhyte,eEd0 edhTraoscript hfmRemarks hnnPatentlRh orm:lRhactthedffor thhnJudaciart,d19 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 1049,l1049 (e]04);neee a54 (Fraok M.eGasparo,td ChM>rkmanlv. WestviewtIestgu Fora,tInc.> ther ndeIts.Procidur>SiShock Wal : Thead ChM>rkman> ther Hearold, 5 J.L. & Po ngs p9y 723, 753 n.127 (1997)c(rhviewieg.sourcen ihat atdrsbu e bir e nionhunincbSsil nionhdotpatent-litigadrhe)dbctovirt) This de\u00a Andhhnniheasubjoidllf patentlrefoem, a fedFr>l dbstrice cCupl judge,caprareotaycweary hfmhis patent-infsilde For docket,.rhmarked, porateTeg)meaeaayful refoem winatebs deeaaliminntthedhfnjurisdicorhenfor.thg)Dbstrice CCurttin ratentlaitigadrhe. te]Sc id. at 18Whyte,eaat 18he e 78, vel1049. Judge.Whytetimplird ahisirhmark shinatebs atdrs-bu edhao Judge.Charles(R. Breyer.r54 (iu2h(porateI wie te]Setrgive you thhnauonor,tbly hisibroofde ishhnniheaSupre F.CCurt. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviAdd tog sfdeaincreased.litigadrhe)costs,lrrosecutihetcosts,lunteoofde cCstsdimpofedhne dratsystem,oandhdeg)wast (ganeratrd by. hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse is subsntntial.cWeileeno studymhas ar emp edhao reckne drattot>l cost.deelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1eimposes ne dratecenomt,oarare iseeverylreas0n o belirveritniseaarge. Ovdeaawentydyears ago, ratentlaitigadrhe was estimtted do clst.$1mbillihet myear, id. at 18osh Le nir,tPatentieg.in.deelShadiw lf Clmretitota, 38 J.L. & Ecen. 463, 470 (1995)h(estimttday.deat annualhratentlaitigadrhe costsdaboly $1mbillihetbaoedhne dratyear 1991);neee a54 ,de.g.,tSchetpar-Pl, ad Corp. v. FTC, 402 F.3d 1056, 1075 (11th Cir. e]05)h(quotdn tLe nir te]Sertestimtte);n5tevee C. Carlsln,.PatentlPoolsoandhdegtAntiorusteDilemma, 16 YaletJ. 0n Reg. 359,l380 (1999)h(same) This de\u00a andhdegtnumbd lf patentllawsuita andhdegir aviragg)costahal nsince greatlyoincreased. id. at 185ince 1991, both degtnumbd lf patentlcaden filed andhdegtaviragg)costs lf patentllitigadrheahal nrisen greatly.r54 ,de.g.,tBradlgynD..Riel & Paul T. Meiklejohn,.A CorrilatiheaBetweanddeelStpse hfmdeelUS Ecenomt uninPatentlLitigadrhe)Aidivadt,o92tJ. Pps. & Trademark Off.r5ocngs p9y 71, 90 r2 10)c(observaay.deve poratedegtnumbd lf patentlcaden filed in.US dbctrice cCuplsthas ganera0ly.increased.het n annualhbaapsngs pc);nPatent, AlllP-T-C,oandhAlllCivil)Aidilnnngs p41970ngs p3e]05,rhttp:\/\/www.patstpss.org\/Histortc>S_Filiegs_PatentSuita_Oarar eviSuita.do rhedfileew th theld ChCllumbiamLaw Review> ther) (lastovisited Oco. 19, 2]S5)h(iny catieghal132%.increase.in.deelnumbd lf patentlcaden filed ffor 1991 do e]05) This de\u00a Given)degtab00adtnnfain1quitableecCeducoeno subsntntially.bloatepatent-litigadrhe)bills,ritneeemshlikely that, in.dot>l,.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse hus cost.deelUnited Stpseshmanyrmillihesorf dollars amyear, andaploweibay,love a cCnrseete.years, billihesorf dollars. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tThomus F.aCotter, An EcenomicdAealysisorf PatentlLaw te]SertIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1, 53 Ariz. L. Rev.a735, 769ngs p370 r2 11)h(dbctuofpar deelcostsdte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse antehetieg(poratecn expansil nin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1eraises.deg)(alreadylquite igh))costs lf patentllitigadrhe, het only.belower te.deeldo trin1 te]SertcCmrlexidt bly a54 (belower te.deeladditthe>l dbctovirt burden.impofedhne dratpatenti te]Sd) 54 (ganera0ly.Megan M. LaaBelae, Agagest.Settlementdhfm(Some) PatentlCaden,.67 Vant. L. Rev.a375, 377 r2 14)h(at ieg.a ateporatepatentllitigadrheairtcCmrlex,)4xpensil ,nandhunpredictable te]Sc) This de\u00a evi

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A. TheaFedFr>l Circuii te]SertHaie igeeulSntndirds<\/span>impo3> eviTheaFedFr>l Circuii te]Serten banc opinrhe ge d ChTrheasFnse> ther repmesentsma)strenu the come affortrad clsfin1ein1quitableecCeducoecnaimseao rcrg)caden in.wbllima hninvalidpsthedhfmatpatentlseemsha justedeserr for.tguly.blamewir the cthyecCeduco. Buttt ateeffort,.us well.us FedFr>l Circuii ietnnventrhen in.oofde cases,.aprears heoeid hal ndoneldeg)trsck. evi eviASthole cd ChTrheasFnse> ther te]Serthoatpars ne latersd idt unteintentrlakrrteeldefFnseehurder(do wie onhdeg)me ets,cit is heoeclear a ateprase adjustmetie hal nhad.muchcte.ant4ffFideoniin1quitableecCeduco te]Sertsnrategoc valuehie aitigadrhe. TheadefFnse may.stillehelpmmanyrdefFndatie achieveeaetoff-pra-me ets.victory,deiofde byrgettieghalplaiotiffeporaccept aelionhfavorablelsettle the cmenlhie aeticipadthedhfmswollenlaitigadrhe costsdoe byrtiltieghdeg)factfin e agagest.teg)plaiotiffeatlprsd nby fiSlieg.deeaaat w th aSlegaorheaerf dbchonestebesavdor. evi eviAs a.gesult, deelpracoaceshofelitigadota andapatentlapraicantsod atehal nledhno sonmuchcwast (in rastedecades aeetunlikely to go aw>y. id. at 18A5oldeprase lge1s,conelgrhupthfmcCmmettadota has heoedhskepticismn hat d ChTrheasFnse> ther ishlikely tondonmuchcuboly hetproblem. 54 ,de.g.,tZeg)(Amy) Peldeey a5.,.A PanaceatfoeaIn1quitableeCCeduco Problemsorrad ChKiegsdown> therlVd sohe 2.0? Thead ChTrheasFnse> ther Decisrhe andhaeLook indo deelFuture lf U.S. PatentlLawlRh orm, 16 Va. J.L. & Ticd. 373, 399 r2 11)h(porateTegeasFnseomay.bs unseccionful inlsigtific>otly.impactieghdeg)volumrtte.in1quitableecCeducoe Slegaorhea.ate]Sc) This de\u00a Notably,devee priorttord ChTrheasFnse> ther, deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse rcrgly suc the cceed1d. id. at 1854 aMammet, aat 18he e 41, vel1351ngs p360 (aealyzieg.caoamffor thhnFedFr>l Circuii nd.dbctrice cCuplstdo iny cate a ateinc2 08a(deelstudy te]Sertmost.recentlyear),.uedin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse succieded.het preal in.only.0.14%cte.alllratentlcasea,edespid1.beaay.pled in.40%.ofmcaden). Butteee 5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel715ngs p317h(qu be reaay.Mammet te]Sertmethodology,epointieg.oly flaws,nandhsugges ieg.a atete.deosg)caden wrareea hncCupl makrs aedet sminntthedw th reg>rd poain1quitableecCeduco,ateeldefFnseesucciedsdaboly 9% te.deelpimetin deg)most.recentlyearlstudiec);nRantanen.& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel17h(qu be reaay.Mammet te]Sertmethodology andapointieg.oly flaws) This de\u00a Andhpoor.rr>spoidsdhfmsuccionnditehet stop greatlnumbd sdhfmaccuned infsilde9smffor pursuieg.teg)cnaim. Itlseemshunlikely t ateprayhw llhretreatmffor thhncnaimnin deelrost-d ChTrheasFnse(> therheaheiofde. Andhdo deel4xtentldhat d ChTrheasFnse(> therunteoofde caden hal nm>drrteeldefFnseeevee hurder(do wie,oaray hal narguvblyirenderedfitemorecunelionngs p4het lionhproblemnttc. evi eviOne.mustea54 (clnnoderra atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse,.us 5oldeartitll=l s, islcapableehfmrhsurgieg. Patentlatsoraeya atkieg.prat5oldeviewtmay.uoticipad1.deateincdratyearsdahead,.deeldo trinalhrendulumholnatewell.swieg.back incdefFndatie te]S9 favor,oartitlhaneet.iheapast. id. at 1854 aaat 18he es 46ngs p349 andhaccdmranyieg.pFxtn(dbctuofpar deelshift do a sntndirdlfavorday.defFndatie pursuieg.teg)in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse) This de\u00a Trus,epuddieg(doday te]Sertpatentlapraicatrhennmay.bs seeneaa a wiserwayrof future pr ofieg(domorrow te]Sertissued patents. evi eviNet alllschoaarsdwho hal nlooked.deeplt indo con emporary ie1quitableecCeducoedo trin1eperceive.ii as a cos\inuaay.menace. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,t5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel724 (cosm>Sdaay. hat d ChTrheasFnse> ther poratemay.hal ngoneldoolfar te]Sdhineviewehfmcaoaminy catieghdeatepratcdmbinntthedhfnd ChTrheasFnse> ther nded ChExegdn> ther ledhno aedecrease.in.asserrrheaerf in1quitableecCeduco). Buttreg>rdieghRobd d 5wansln te]Sertaealysis, eee Rantanen.& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel21 (stpsieghdeate5wansln te]Sertwirkmcos\ages.aecalcula thederrorra aterenders hisiempi ecal fin iegd ocrrdain) This de\u00a Iedeed,.rawlnumbd sde iw slme decrease.in.deelrpse hfmasserrrheaerf in1q the cuitableecCeducoesince d ChTrheasFnse> ther. id. at 1854 a5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel714ngs p315;nRantanen.& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel21ngs p322 This de\u00a Buttt ateis heoeiheawhole story.rTeelnumbd lf caden w th in1quitableecCeducoeasserrrheaeaprears id hal nstpyeulecsentaa0ly.clnnt>ottnftdead ChTrheasFnse(> thera ankshno aegreatdemin lux lf patentlcaden et.iheacCupls. id. at 185wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel714;neee a54 (id. ut 709h(porate[T]hhnnumbd lf in1quitableecCeducoedet sminntthesirhmain1dnrilativelyelevel the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc) This de\u00a Thin is sigtific>ottdo deelqu be reehfmwast : If aedecrease.in.deg)frequFoctnnfain1quitableecCeducoecnaimseisorffsetebt algrhwth in patentllitigadrhe, tb n ara groof cmouorehfmwast eldetderedfby ie1quitableecCeducoeolnatewell.rhmain.clnnt>ot. Reg>rdless, ie1qui the ctableecCeducoeis farmffor deadngs p4deg)most.up-to-dtte empi ecal mesearlimsugges s ie1quitableecCeducoewus mtkaay.an aprearancetie aboly 20%.ofmpatentlcaden et.2]S5. id. at 1854 (Rantanen.& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel18ngs p3S9 & abl.2 (documetiaay.rh erFocesoao poratein1quitableecCeduco te]Sdaie 2]S5tup.derole cMay.1, 2]S5) This de\u00a Trus,e hetproblem.rhmains. evi

B. Coegrion te]SertNeweProcidur>SiCure<\/span>impo3> eviCoegrion,adoo,ehas poked.atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse ie recentlyears.hTrhnLeahy-Sm th Ame eca Ievetie Aclhnfa2 11,mwhllimm>drrteelmost.sweepieg(changenhdotpatent lawdie moreca an halfea caniury,especifica0ly.uddrioned in1quitableecCeduco. id. at 1854 (Leahy-Sm th Ame eca Ievetie Acl, Pub. L. No. 112-29, the 7 the 03,a125tStps. 284,r285ngs p393 r2 11)h(codified.inlscat , edlsoidi0naerf 35 U.S.C.c(e]S2)).This de\u00acThhnAclhadded 35 U.S.C.c the 7 the 0257, whllimpm>ed tslfor.a(aatplemental-4xamenatihelpr cedur1.deateecn cure.a patentloflpotentsd iin1quitableecCeducoeproblems. id. at 1854 (Gd thelM>rk & T. Laie Anensln,.Ie1quitableeCCeduco unind ChWalkerlProcess> ther CnaimseAftdead ChTrheasFnse> ther ndedegtAme eca Ievetie Acl, 16 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 361, 417ngs p3S8 r2 14)h(dbctuofpar deelneweaatplemental-4xamenatihelpr cedur1) This de\u00a evi eviUe ortunately,d the 7 the 0257 winateaprear tondonlittleltotameliorpse deg)wast -ganeratildeeffFideoe.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse itself. Aeaatplemental 4xamenatiheldoes heoealiminnte deelrossib00adtnnfaaedin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse unlionhdheasutplemental 4xamenatihelche the dm>Sdes priorttordheabeginnieg.ofelitigadrhe. id. at 1835 U.S.C.c the 7 the 0257(c)(2)(B) This de\u00a Trus,earare isecls\inuedeincent=l nfor.apraicantsodo e iwe peelPTO w th iffy rh erFoceseanddfor.defFndatie do rleadr ndedakrrdbctovirt oema hnin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse evenewrgncitlhanelittlelchancedhfmrmbvailieg. evi

IV. Eradicatrhe<\/span>important Tse(harmeoe.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse isewell.rhcogtizedngs p4hence hetur emp s lf Clegrion ndedegtcCuplstdo fixcit. Buttt eedecades-oedcpr jeclhnfadryieg(do mendedegtdo trin1eignorenhdheasimplgstl ndelosteeffFidive hieghdeatecinatebs done: Clegrion or.thg)Supre F.CCurt shinatesimplyealiminnte io. evi eviProponetie oe.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse mie ieargu1.deateifmwelrequiteipatentiea pordbctlone.priortapl, tb n ararelmustebelslme ee orcemenlhmechanismn orlakrrsur1.deeytcCmrly. Buttt eedudt olnatebe ee orcedfby slme oofde mechanism, sulimartadminisnrat=l nee orce the cmenlhnrelevyaay.fge1s. id. at 18Cf. Tun-Jee Chiald, Tse(Upnode-down Ie1quitableeCCeduco DefFnse, 107 Nw. U. L. Rev.a1243,a1286 r2 13)h(advocatieghfor.judacia0ly.uw>rded poratefin1s te]Sdhpayablelateleasttin rartrad patentldefFndatie as.an al e naorvedaolaneinvalidadtndet sminntthedfor.in1quitableecCeduco) This de\u00a Ieeadditthe,tt eedudt pordbctlone.priortapl isebuttrioned bytpatentlatsoraeya te]S9 dthical mules,mwhllimm>ndtte poratecandir te]Sdhw th thelPTO,oism>Sdaay. he dbctlonureelf priortapl. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56(a) r2 16)h(settiegh orth atdutyorf poratecandirnandhgoo efaion te]Sdhpordbctlone.alllet orm>e re mttersd idotpatentab00adt);(id. the 7 the 011.18(b)(1) (re-ratieg.deg)truthfulnesscte.alllrapd sdeubmir ed. o iheaPTO);(id. the 7 the 011.804(c) (stpsieghdeateit is profionrheal mischeducoeno porate[e]ngage et.cCeducoeinvolvieg.dbchonesty,dfraud,tdhkeitlhremisrepmesentatihengs pd);neee a54 (id. the 7 the 011.106(b)(3)h(creataay.an except=hedto t eedudt te.client clsfidentsd idt u5l [ieghalpracoat=heer(do reved iinform>e re poratenecessary the 0. the 0. the 0. [t]o prevent,rlitigad1,aor. eiddfy subsntntialhinjuryoio deg)finnncialhin , estsdoe pr pd dtnnfaaeotherea at is reas0nvblyicardainhdo result(orehus resulted ffor the 0. the 0. the 0. in1quitableecCeducoebefoeet hetOffice te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviCCmrletely aliminntteg.teg)in1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeis heoeimploweibae. Incfact, teeldefFnseemie ien,tehal nsurvil dedegtlastorhuninlf patentlrefoem bly for.slme political plocatieg. Incresponsedaolmy ie-raty,dRepmesentatil nLampr Sm th,lchair te.deelHower Judaciart Clmmir eelduroldedeg)passagr te.deelaidaaeat bears hin hame,msugges ed a atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse wus re\ain1d,lateleasttin rart,(belower preservaay. he defFnse wus c poratecritical issue te]Sdhfor.thg)ganeric-pharmaceutical lobbyngs p4deat is,.deosg)firmshdeatecimretedw th researli-pharmaceutical cdmranieslby lfferaay.non-hame-br ndeledicatrhennn,teund sepatentlrrotoidi0n. id. at 1854 (Let , )ffor Lampr Sm th,lChairm>n,lHower hfmRepmesentatil s Clmm. oema hnJudaciart,daolauonor (Dec. 3, 2]S2) rhedfileew th theld ChCllumbiamLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Ironica0ly,rteelmodivpsthedfor.ganeric-pharmaceutical m>nufacturars do wantldo redainhdegtab00adtnt (invalidpse.deelresearli-pharmaceutical cdmranies te]S9 patentlmonopolien es,caprareotay, teeldesiteidd lb\ain teeir.own snor , -t smlmonopolien und sefedFr>l s dd- nd-drug law te]Sertmarketildeexm>Ssiladtnpm>edsrhea. id. at 1854 (Brtef for.Tbva Pharmaceuticals USA,tInc. ey a5. as.AmaciiCuriag)SuppCrtiegeAprellees untein FavornnfaAffirm>nce 1ngs p32, TseeasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC., 649 F.3d 1276 (Fed. Cir. e]11)h(Nos. e]08-1511, 2]08-1512, 2]08-1513, 2]08-1514, 2]08-1595), 2]S0 WL 4622535 (porateTegefedFr>l Hatch-WaxmanlAco the 0. the 0. the 0. encdurages ganeric drug cdmraniesldo ch Slenge pharmaceutical patents.deatewlnateotfdewiserdelay ganeric in roducorhe)by gratiieghdeg)falar.ch Slenger.a(aix-montimpd ioinlf marketildeexm>Ssiladt. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviReg>rdlessehfmwhat.modivpsed in1quitableecCeduco te]Sertcorporpse defFnders,ritniseeasyeporse1.deelsocietal banefitebr, adtlby. hetganeric-pharmaceutical iedustrytunteoofde perFonialhratentldefFndatie weosg)breadr ndebuttde ishincreasieg(clnsumer.accionnpordrugstunteoofde import>ottinnovaorhea. Moreove ,aitniseverylrloweibaedaolargu1.deatepharmaceutical-mesearlimgiantsoandhoofde patent-rllimcorporpse behe the cmoofs aeetunjustly anrllied andhecenomica0ly.ove cimrensatrd by.ahpoorlyicalibratrd patentlsystem. Iedeed,.elstwrareeI hal nargued a ateprare isea)stroldeecenomicnargumenlhfor.phasieg(oly hetpatentlsystemeasea)whole andhreplocrldeit w th atsystemete.die ilyelimitrd entstlementseavailableehnly.for.pailacular typesete.inventrhen. id. at 18Eric E.aJohnsln,.In ,llec ualhPr pd dtn ndedegtIncent=l nFa0lacy, 39 Fla. St. U. L. Rev.a623, 675c(e]S2)h[rareinnftdeaJohnsln,.Incent=l nFa0lacy].This de\u00a Yedaifmwelaeetgoieg(do hal npatents, tb n patentllitigadrheashinatebs reas0nvblyi4xpeditthuslfor.me etoroome plaiotiffs. Andhdo deel4xtentlpatent lawdniedsdpm>-defFndatihaspoidsddo rm>eide balance,lsulimpm>edsrheaashinatewirkmatepratlevelete.pratleg>Sime ets,chet litigadrhe)budgeta andhdrsd iatmospfdeicn. id. at 18Anoofde aprroacd to.bsildieg.balance o hetpatentlsystemeandepmevetiaay.ove cimrensatrheairtaoladjust t eedurntthedhfn hetpatentlentstlement 54 (Eric E.aJohnsln,.Calibratieg.PatentlLifepimes,c22 Santa Clarc Clmrutdea& HigheTech.yL.J. 269, 288ngs p389h(e]06) This de\u00a evi eviIfmlegisladota aretrilucoantldo rem>ee in1quitableecCeducoeay iie roots, tb yashinateateleastttakrrteelsseperf db eidday.teelClegrionrheal BudgetlOffice (CBO)odo estimtteedegtdo trin1 te]Sertcostsopo iheaecenomt. id. at 18Tse CBO.islhighlyrrespFidedafoe pr ducaay.nonpailasaniinform>e re uboly hetcCstsdimpofedhbymlegisladrhe. 54 ,de.g.,tGregory Dolin,.Spetkaay.rf SciFoc : In roducaay.Nooace andhCCmmenlhiepo iheaLegisladree Process, 2]S4 Utah L. Rev.a243,a276ngs p378 ( manageoldewhy. hetCBO.islheldhin ighees eem).This de\u00acWeileeiteislclear a atepratwast eldetderedfiseverylaarge, id. at 1854 aaat 18he e 82 andhaccdmranyieg.pFxtn(dbctuofpar deelcostsdte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse).This de\u00ac hetCBO.winatebs ableltotrm>eide meaeaayful quaorsficadrhe. Iedeed,.ahisikininlf careful fact-fin iegdis.a h perfFideaorsdot (in dur.checks- nd-balanceslsystemeno aedo trin1ecreatrd by. hetjudaciart w tholy deelbanefitete.deelecenometriclmuscle a atepratlegisladree br nlimcan brieg(do bear. id. at 18Cf. Cotter, aat 18he e 82, vel767c(observaay.deve itawinatebelbaneficsd idotsubjoidldeelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1 te]Sertporatereal-wirldhimpactldo rigotome ampi ecal aealysis te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviTeat beieg.said,earare isenolreas0n o waiteuntil.an ecenomicncade is prol deagagest.teg)in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.hTrhnburden.of pr ofashinatebs hedwhoave asutpCrtstredainaay. he defFnse. Theado trin1esprang)ffor judacia0hiepuitthes aboly fair anat. id. at 1854 (aat 18he e 34 andhaccdmranyieg.pFxtn(dbctuofpar deelie1quitableecCeducoedo trin1eas ahgesponsedaolfairnessccosmerns) This de\u00a Trare was he careful ecenomicnwirkmdonelet.cCenoidi0n w th itsecreatahe. Yedapatents.ure, et.iheir ecsentaa0 nature, aboly ecenomicnincent=l s Trus, weashinate4xpecoedo trin1s.fge1-tunaay. hone.incent=l s(do hal necenomicnshuniness. Theaie1quitableecCeducoedo trin1elacks.deat. Itlfo5l [s.deateClegrion ndedegtSupre F.CCurt shinateboth feelefreeeporeraer in1quitableecCeducoeffor thhnlaw. id. at 18Cf. Johnsln,.Incent=l nFa0lacy, aat 18he e 97, vel675ngs p378 (arguaay. hone.who favornexistieg.patent unincCpyrie ielaws shinatehal n orlakrratspecific, ampi ecally.based.e iwaay.rf necessidt belower ara baapc araory Spre whllimpatents.unincCpyrie ia aretbased.isecls\radictrd by.empi ecal mesearlimandhevolvieg.araory) This de\u00a evi

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<18hame=\"_Toc464394306\">impa><18hame=\"_Toc334690218\">impa>In roducorhe<\/ortant Prionure isebuildaay.agagehfor.Clegrion do refoem patent law. id. at 1854 aMatdeew Bultm>n,lUSPTO Chtef Callslfor.PatentlRh orm, Highe9-Qra0adt.Patents, Law360 (Jae. 8, 2]S6, 8:06 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.law360.clm\/ailacles\/744549\/uspto-chief-calls-for-patent-rh orm-highe9--ra0adt-patents.[http:\/\/perma.cc\/6M88-NCHD]dedescribaay.USPTO Db eidor.Mich,lle L4 te]Sertcallslfor.legisladrheeno poratecurdail[]ncbSsil patentllitigadrheatacoacs wrileea54 (preservaay.a patentlownir te]Sertab00adtnt (ee orce.iheir rie iangs pc);nPaul Mordavilae, SenadottGrasslgynTalks.Aboly PatentlRh orm velIow> Town Halls,rIPWatchdog (Jae. 10, 2]S6),rhttp:\/\/www.ipwatchdog.clm\/2]S6\/01\/10\/senadot-grasslgy-patent-rh orm-town-h Sls\/ant id=648S6\/ rhedfileetheld ChCllumbiamLaw Review> ther)dedescribaay.SenadottChuck Grasslgyntalkieg(do voters aboly currentlpatent refoem legisladrhe);nLisa Patel & Sid Venkpsesan,.PatentlRh orm TrieslAgage,eTechCrunlim(Sept. 13, 2]S5),rhttp:\/\/dechcrunli.clm\/2]S5\/09\/13\/patent-rh orm-tries-agage\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/F5QJ-5U94]dedescribaay.poratececls\inuedebeehil lf patentlrefoem aidivady in deg)Supre F.CCurt andhCCegrion te]SdhandhporatedeelcCs\inuedepublpc drumbdvel(a drumbdveltakrn up.by.Prioident Obama, umoeg.oofdes)eagagest.porat8PatentlAsserrrhe Entsties te]S9 (PAE),.ukc porat8patentl roSls\te]S9ngs pc);nBarack Obama, Prioident Barack Obama te]SertStpse hfmdeelUnrhe Addrion (Jae. 28, 2]S4),rhttp:\/\/www.writeholse.gov\/dhe-press-office /2]S4\/01\/28\/prioident-barack-obamas-stpse-unrhe-addrion [http:\/\/perma.cc\/C3UY-UMFG]h(porate[L]eo te]Sertpass.a patentlrefoem bill deat a5l [s.dur.bSsi the cnesseslaols >y focuned oniinnovaorhe,chet clstly,dniedlesseaitigadrhe. te]Sc) This de\u00a Varoome fropofals winatereduc patent-litigadrhe)costs derole cfeelshift the cold, id. at 1854 aInnovaorhe Aclhnfa2 15, H.R. 9,l114th Coeg. the 7 the 03(b)(1) (2]S5)h(db eidday.cCuplstdo uw>rd costsdandhatsoraeya te]S9 feesldo a pmbvailiegerarty,aw th except=hes) This de\u00a delayieg.dbctovirt, id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tDaniel Nazer, Six Goo eThpars Aboly hetInnovaorhe Acl:.Part Thr4 ,dEn iegdDbctovirt AbSs ,dElec ronic Ffontie aFhuni.: Deeplinksh(Nov. 4, 2]13),rhttp:\/\/www.eff.org\/deeplinks /2]S3\/11\/aix-goo - hiegs-aboly-innovaorhe-act-rart- hr4 -endieg-dbctovirt-cbSse [http:\/\/perma.cc\/L2GV-WJSW]n(dbctuofpar deeldelayedrdbctovirt rm>ei the csthedhfn hetpropofedrInnovaorhe Acl) This de\u00a irna5l [ieghm>nufacturars do defFnd suita onlbehalfete.iheir tuotomers. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tJulie Samuels,rSix Goo eThpars Aboly hetInnovaorhe Acl:.Part Fil ,nCuotomer Suit Except=he,dElec ronic Ffontie aFhuni.: DeeplinkshBlog (Nov. 6, 2]13),rhttp:\/\/www.eff.org\/deeplinks /2]S3\/10\/aix-goo - hiegs-aboly-innovaorhe-act-rart-fil -tuotomer -suit-except=hed[http:\/\/perma.cc\/62D3-YGNA]n(dbctuofpar deelpropofedrInnovaorhe Acl te]Sertpm>edsrhenfor.a5l [ieghm>nufacturars do ssepeindo litigadrheatargedday.teeir tuotomers) This de\u00a E>Sdaay.clnnoderaorhe,chiwave ,aishhneasimplg(change deat mie iealiminnte millihesorr.even.billihesorf dollarsnwirthehfmwast acroof th0aeniio patentlsystem. It isea)change deat does heoeinvolve addieg(any hieghdotpatent law, justegettieghriinlf slmdthieg:.teg)in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse. evi eviIn.patent-infsilde For litigadrhe, ie1quitableecCeducoeis a.judacia0ly.crnftddedefFnse deatewillletvalidpse.a patentlSpre he defFndati te]Serts iwaay.a atepratpatentlwaselb\ain1dnbytdhkeivaay. he patentloffice. Itlshunis, velfalar.blush,alike algoo eodea:.Whyashinatea)plaiotiffebe.a5l [edhdo ee orce.a patentlpr curedfby fraud? Buttt eein1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeis a studymie ungedendeulclnnequFoces. evi eviIn1quitableecCeducoeclmm0nly.cdmes up.as.an accunat=hedt ate he patent4 ,dwrgncaprayieghfor.fde or.fis patent,efaileulporl=l tup.do atdutyorf dbctlonureeunincandir.eApraicantsoareasutpofedrtotrm>eide he patentloffice w th aSl kniwe, mttersd iporatepriortapl te]Scngs p4deat is,.inform>e re uboly pmbexistieg.inventrhen ndedechntc>S rh erFocesebearold hedwhetherea ecapraicant te]Sertinventrhedis.aguly.deservaay.hfmatpatent. Thin dutyoandhdratin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1 te]Sertee orcemenlhof itaare meaeoeid helpmavoidhdratissuancedhfmund served patents,mwhllimwinateunfairlyrrestrice deelrie ia hfn hetpublpc. evi eviUe ortunately,din.deelred iwirld,.ahatin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse can lakrratmessehfm hiegs, drivaay.up.litigadrhe)costs,lchangieg.settle the cmenlhdynamecs, pervertieg.patent ecenomics,.elevataay.snrategoc besav the coor, andacreataay.a nodeshiw lf mudslildieg.for. hetjury. id. at 1854 ainfsalsoidi0n II.An(dbctuofpar costs deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeimposes ne litigants) This de\u00a A patentllawsuitashinatefocunhne dratpatent te]SertcnaimseandhdratdefFndati te]Sertproduco,.ahattwd lbjoidsdhfmdeelinfsilde For aealysis. Theaie1quitableecCeducoedefFnse, hiwave ,a manodes.a h patent-litigadrhe)ungve sg)byeplytieg.in.issuedweateinventota kneweuedhwb n aray kneweit. Manyna omeandsdnfaadditthe>l docu the cmenlnnmay.bs swept iepo iheafsay, aave al additthe>l depof t=hesdmie iebs dem>nd1d,landhdrsd iolnatebe exdendeulbytdays. evi eviThhnexisteocrtte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseea54 (adds costsdandhcCmrlexidt dotpatent rrosecutihengs p4deat is,.deedpr cessdrf aprayieghfor.a patentlandhdryieg(do getoiteissued. Thearr>spoid.hfmatfuture accunat=hednfain1qui the ctableecCeducoerushes upraicantsodo ovirload patentl4xameners w th priortapl rh erFoceserf duboome value. id. at 1854 ainfsalsoidi0n II.Bn(dbctuofpar costs deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeimposes ne a h patent-rrosecutihetpr cess) This de\u00a evi eviCCegrion ndedegtcCuplstare uw>redhfn hetproblemsorf in1quitableecCeduco. Their responsen hal nbe n o trytao s nd.down degtdo trin1 te]Sertrole cedgesl ndelakrritlharder(do wie. id. at 1854 ainfsalPart IIIn(dbctuofpar h [.ihe U.S. CCurt nfaAprealeefor. hetFedFr>l Circuii nd.CCegrion hal nrespondedhdo deelie1quitableecCeducoeproblem) This de\u00a Trgsecmeanuresndon\u0, hiw the cave ,a ndedegtsnrategoc Ssefulnesscte. he defFnse ie aitigadrhe,cher can aray eniio lyicalr thhnfears lf patentlatsoraeya whose defFnsree besavdornburdens a h patent-rrosecutihetpr cess. evi eviAteleasttin rart,(ahattrolblen w th deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseestemnffor thhnfaidaaeat degtdo trin1eis a araoretical misfit. Patents.urel4cenomicnincent=l s Tretpatentlsystemnisnarwayrof tiekeraay.w th deelfreeemarketrtotrm>d peoplg(indo advancpar deelstpse hfmdechnology. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tPrecisrhe Iestgu For Mfg. Cl. v. Auto. Maint. Mach.yCC., 324 U.S. 806, 816 (1945)h(porate[A]npatent is.an except=hedto t eeganera0 muleeagagest.monopolien andhdo deelrie ieporaccessldo a freeeandhopenemarket. te]Sc) This de\u00a Buttt eein1quitableecCeducoedefFnse,eay iie core, es aboly fairness. Ii te]Sertaejudge-m>drradd-hedto patent law, boraorf indignadrheenow>rd badr idornngs p4het nuanced ahinkaay.aboly ecenomics Trus, itashinatebeelittlelserpriseaaeat degtdo trin1ehas wirked outteohpoorlyiin rracoace. evi eviPatent law te]Sertin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeis a mistakrrteateecn bs undone. Eiofde Clegrion or.thg)Supre F.CCurt shinateseize he otpor the ctunadthdo eliminnte deeldefFnse eniio ly. evi eviPart IdhfmahisiPiecempm>ed tslbackgrhuninln.patenta andhdracesoarahevolutahedte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.lPart II manages h [.ihe in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse creatrsmwast ,lduroldeboth degtpatent rrose the dmutihetpr cesst ndelitigadrhe.lPart IIInrhviews ar emp s by. hetclurta andhCCegrion do reindin.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse ante manages why. hesetur emp s hal nbe n inadequale.lPart IVnargueshdeatecimrlete elimi the cnatahedte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedis.a h bentlcCnrse. evi

I. Patents.undeIe1quitableeCCeduco<\/span>important TsisiPart pm>ed tsla brief ovirviewehfmpatents,mism>Sdaay. heir f octthe, deelrie ia aray pm>ed t,oandhdeg)pr cesstfor.gatdday.teem Trencitldbctuofes deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse, manageoldedee do trin1 te]Sertdevelopmeti(indo iie moderenform. evi

A. TheaWhat, How,oandhWhyarf Patents<\/span>impo3> eviPatents.urelgedendeultotrm>eide an ecenomicnincent=l nfor.peoplg(t (inventlandhdordbctlone. heir inventrhen o hetpublpc. id. at 1854 aDiumoed v. Chakrabarty,a447 U.S. 303,a307 (1980)h(at ieg.a ateCCegrion creatrd patentlentstlementn w th deelhopearf savdn tporateporat8atpof t=l neffFidnln.society derole cdeelintroducorhe)of neweproducos)andapr cessesllf manufactura iepo iheaecenomt\te]S9ngs pch(quotdn tKewan4 aOil Cl. v. Bicrhe)Corp., 416 U.S. 470, 480 (1974))).cWeetherepatenta ac ually.incent=lize inventrhedis.ardbf erFoteissue. Itlaprears iray do.inlslme seidors,tbly don\u0die manyroofdes. 54 ,de.g.,tEdwie Mansfield,.Patents.undeIenovaorhe: An Empi ecal Study, 32 Mgmt 5ci. 173, 174ngs p375 (1986)h(collec ieg.daoams iwaay.a ate65%.ofmpharma the cceutical ieventrhen winatehet hal nbe n br, adtl orlarketrabsentl eelinduc menlhof patentoldebuttt atein.oofde seidors,tism>Sdaay.modottvehacles,.pFxtiles,.andhoffice 1quip the cmenl,earare was he eeidenc patentaay.was ahnieded.induc menlhto.bsildlaneinventrhed orlarket).This de\u00acThhnincent=l nishindb eid. A patenteeahas th0apiwe to.bsildlaneactthedfirnanhinjunct=he untedamaggseagagest.anyhneawho makrs, aalls,rirnwers.aneinventrhedw thie dratpatent te]Sertcnaims. id. at 1854 (35 U.S.C.c the 7 the 0271(a) r2 12)h(porate[W]hoave the 0. the 0. the 0. makrs, usea,elffershdo aall,rirnaalls anyrpatentedeinventrhe the 0. the 0. the 0. le importn [a e inventrhe] the 0. the 0. the 0. infsildes a h patent.ngs pc);nid. the 7 the 0281 ra5l [ieghpatentiea porfileecivil)suitafor.infsilde For);nid. the 7 the 0283 rauonorizieg.injunct=he us ahgemedt);(id. the 7 the 0284 rauonorizieg.damaggseas ahgemedt).This de\u00acThhncnaimsedet smine.a patent te]Sertlffensree scope, settiegholy hetmeten andhbhunisdte.deelintangiblelter etorynffor whllimaSl oofdes.urel4xm>Sded. evi eviAtpatent te]Sertcapacadthdo exm>Sde oofdes.isew ateenvbleshpatentiea porlakrrmoeey, most.sdraie iforw>rdly.bye4xtractieghlpcFnse fees ffor deone.who waeoeid rracoace a e inventrhea(deat is,.lakr, aall,rirnuse it). id. at 1854 ,dfornexamrle, Stuart J.H. Graham & Tid Sich,lm>n,lWhyaDotStprt-Ups.Patent?, 23 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 1063, 1064ngs p365, 1075ngs p376 r2 08) (dbctuofpar inclme ffor lpcFnsieghfeee as.an incent=l ). Reg>rdoldedee meaeaayorf porateid rracoace te]Sdaie degtpatent con ext, eee,de.g.,tAzura Netwirks, LLC v. CSR PLC, 771 F.3d 1336, 1344 (Fed. Cir. e]14) (stpsieghdeelrie ieporrracoace a patentlism>Sdeshporatedeelrie ieporlakr, aall,randhusengs pc);nCequFot TrailerlProds.,aInc. v. Is\radiea(Shanghai) Mach.yCC., No. 1:05-CV-2566, 2]07 WL 438140,eay *6 rN.D. Ohio Feb. 7, 2]07) (refer eeg(do rie ia clsfer ed.inla patentllicFnsieghagri menlhto.porateSs ,dlakr, aall,rifferhdo aall,runteimport te]Sdhaeproduco as.poratedeelrie ieporrracoace te]Sdadegtpatent) This de\u00a Al e naorvely,dpatentiea who are m>nufacturars ecn wer ara patentl oeply a stop do allecimretitrhedin deg)marketrfor. hetpatentedeproduco,.ahus reapieghreiurns.byechargaay.monopoly-levelepraces. id. at 1854 aInhre AggrinoxtAntiorusteLitig., No. 3:14-md-2516 (SRU), 2]S6 WL 4203387, vel*3 rD. Clen. Aug. 8, 2]S6)h(dbctuofpar deelargumenlhdeatepatentlhoatars porateneedhdo exm>Sde cimretitrhedandhcharge aat 1cimretitrveepraces,din.order(do bs ableltotafford to.bsildlnewedrugst orlarketrandhdorhal n eg)pr fii iecent=l ntondonsongs pch(emphasisdtmir ed));nJaremy N 5heff, Self-ReraicatrldlTechnologies,dS6 Sntn.nTech.yL. Rev.a229, 241 r2 13)hhttp:\/\/jCnrnals.law.sntnford.edu\/aites\/defaulthisiles\/sntnford-dechnology-law-rhview-stlr\/ant onlge1\/self-reraicatrldtechnologies.pdfd[http:\/\/perma.cc\/BB2K-8VS8]h(porate[W]e hiek lf patentlrrotoidi0n as.servaay.donspur.ienovaorhe. Thearr>mise ofeaat 1cimretitrveereiurns.und sealpime-limitrd patentlmonopoly the 0. the 0. the 0. rm>eide[s] a e incent=l ntonund stakrrclstly investmetie iniinnovaorhehdeateotfdewiserwinatehet b nm>drr(due o hetdbcincent=l neffFids ofefr4 -ridoldeby fo5l [-he)comretitota the 0. the 0. the 0. ). te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviPerhapa clun , iepuittl ly,dpatentsndon\u0trm>eide patentiea w th antaffirm>e velrie ieporrracoace hetpatentedeinventrhe. id. at 1854 (LeatfdemanlTool Grp. v. Co pd Iedus.,aInc., 131 F.3d 1 11,m1]S5t(Fed. Cir. 1997)c(porate[T]hhnfedFr>l patentllawsndon\u0tcreatr anyraffirm>e velrie ieporlakr, Ss ,dirnaall(any hieg. As.thg)Supre F.CCurt has stpsed, porat8[t]heafsanchiserwbllima hnpatentlgratis[].clnnostsdaltog sfdeainhdeelrie ieporexm>Sde the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. Thin is all deat he ob\ages.by. hetpatent.ngs p9ngs pch(quotdn tBloomer v. McQuewan, 55 U.S. 539, 548 (1852)));nICN Pharm.,aInc. v. Genbva Pharm.nTech.yCorp., 272 F.)Supp.a2d 1 28, 1053 rC.D. Ca5. 2]03)c(porateAntissued patent does heoegive hetpatenter anyraffirm>e velrie is,tbly gestead,.g=l s(dhetpatenter deelab00adtnt (exm>Sde oofdes the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sch(in e nal quot>e re mtrksdtmir ed)h(quotdn t35 U.S.C.c the 7 154(a)(1) (2]S2))) This de\u00a Ieefact, patentiea aretrolyge1ly.blocked ffor mtkaay, aallaay, irnusaay. heir own patentedeinventrhe belower doieg.sorwinatees\agl.infsildieg.somehneaelst te]Sertpatent. id. at 18TsirtcCmm0nly.oecurshwb n on1epersln.patenta aneimprol devd sohe nfaaeotherepersln te]Sertpatentedeinventrhe. 54 ,de.g.,tM>rk A. Lamley, TheaEcenomics ofeImprol menlhie In ,llec ualhPr pd dtnLaw, 75nTex.yL. Rev.a989,l1000ngs p301 (1997). Theacosmeplhof blockieghpatentn ndedegtlacknnfaaedaffirm>e velrie ieporrracoace a patentedeinventrhe has ah5oldepedigri 54 (PatentlAid.hfm1793,lch. 11,d the 7 the 02,l1tStps. 318, 321 (1793)h(porate[A]nyrpersln, who sh Sl hal ndbctovired aneimprol ment the 0. the 0. the 0. andhsh Sl hal nlb\ain1dna patentlfor.sulimimprol ment the 0. the 0. the 0. sh Sl het b natelibd dtnporlakr, Ss ottvendedegtorieie>l dbctovirt,cher sh Sl deelfalar.inventot b natelibd dtnporwer ara improl ment. te]Sc) This de\u00a Alllet all,na patentlmie iebsstebelthole d.hfmas algovirnment-gratiedhlpcFnse dotsue. evi eviW thie dratscopeete.iheir tnaims,dpatentsnaretvirt riwe fu5. Liab00adtnirtsnrico. id. at 18Inhre Seagad1nTech., LLC, 497 F.3d 1360, 1368 (Fed. Cir. e]07)c(porate[P]atent infsilde For isea)strice liab00adtnnffFnse. te]Sc) This de\u00a Antedet sminieghprimaefacie patentlisfsilde For isea)no-fsills exercise: Theacourt in e prets deellanguagr te.deelpatent te]Sertcnaimseandhdrae)comrarenhdheacnaimseao deelaSleged infsilde9 te]Sertaccuned produco. id. at 1854 (Boidon Dick bslne& CC. v. C.R. Bard,aInc., 922 F.2d 792,l796t(Fed. Cir. 1990)h( manageoldedeat degttsstefor.patent infsilde For isedet sminieghdratscopeete.ihetcnaimseandhdrae)comrarday.teemeao deelaSleged infsilde9 te]Sertaccuned produco) This de\u00a Ie.ihetcnaimsefit, deelproducoeinfsildes. That te]Sertio. There isenolrequitemenlhof intent,enolrequitemenlhaeat degtdefFndatihwas aw>redhfn hetpatent te]Sertexist the cance,lantehelrequitemenlhaeat degtdefFndatihcopied(dhetpatenter te]Sertinventrhe. id. at 18Cf. M>rk A. Lamley, ShinatePatentlInfsilde For RequiteiPr ofalf Clpyieg?, 105.Mich. L. Rev.a1525, 1526ngs p332 r2 07)h(dbctuofpar deeldesitab00adtnnf re-ratieg.clpyiegodo establish.patent infsilde For andhdrus releasieg(in erendent inventota ffor lpab00adt) This de\u00a Moreove ,aarare >redhe compulsory-lpcFnse sceemen or.fair wer rie ia ie U.S. patent law. id. at 18Cf. Simoee A. Ros ,dOn Purplg(Pills,rStemnCalls,randhOthereMarketrFaglures: AlCadehfor.a Limitrd Compulsory LicFnsieghSceemelfor.PatentlPr pd dt, 48 How.yL.J. 579,l609ngs p327 r2 05)h(dbctuofpar whetherea do trin1eofefair Ss otta sceeme hfmcCmpulsory lpcFns the coldashinatebeeadded do U.S. patent law). Notably,dslme oofde clun ries te]S9 patentllawsndonrm>eide for.cCmpulsory lpcFnsieg. Fotta descriporhe)of compulsory-lpcFnsaay.meanuresnie China, Taiwan, undeIedia, eee ganera0ly.Enrllo Bon coo,eIedia Grantsma)Compulsory LicFncrtte.Baye9 te]SertPatentedeCancer Drug: TheaIssuedte.Local WorkieghRequitemenl, 3 Eur. J. Risk Reg.a247 r2 12)h(dbctuofpar deelgrati.hfmatcCmpulsory lpcFnsehie India);nLily Lim, Trendsnie Compulsory LicFnsesnie GreatdemChina, Finnegane(Aug. 16, 2]06),rhttp:\/\/www. evifinnegan.clm\/resources\/ailacles\/ailaclesdedail.aspx?news=e2a76b33-f4d4-4d88-b41a-a6f5aef6e588fd[http:\/\/perma.cc\/4623-D59X]n(dbctuofpar compulsory lpcFnsieg.und seChinese anteTaiwanese patent law). WeileeU.S. patent law has heefair Ss defFnse, trare iseane4xtremely narrow porate4xperimental Ss defFnse, te]Schbly gt ishlimitrd t (insntncen in.wbllimdefFndatie ecn pm>ee.deeir Ss was.porateporat8for.amSs menl,eao s tisftnidleecuriof ty, irnfor.stricely peilosophical ie-raty.ngs p9ngs pchEmbrex,aInc. v. Serv. Engngs p9gyCorp., 216 F.3d 1343,a1349 (Fed. Cir. e]00)h(quotdn tRoceelProds.,aInc. v. Boaar Pharm.nCC., 733 F.2d 858, 863t(Fed. Cir. 1984)) This de\u00a evi eviTe nm>et.checks ne a h piwe te.patentsnareta h barriershdo lb\ainrldeteem Treehnly.wayrdo getoa patentlon ahniwtinventrhedis.aorfileean aprlicadrhe. Andhdrathnly.wayrdo getodeelaprlicadrheraccepted.iseto convince het4xamener at degtU.S. PatentlanteTradem>rk Office (PTO)eofefive hiegs: (1) a atepratinventrhedis.niwt(alrequitemenlhcalled poraten>eeldt te]Sd); id. at 1854 (35 U.S.C.c the 7 the 0102 r2 12)h(dbcu5l [ieghalpatentlwrae)poratedeelcnaimedeinventrhe was.patented, described.inla p iepedepublpcadrhe,cor.inepublpc Ss ,din s l ,dirnotfdewiseravailablee o hetpublpcebefoeet heteffFidive filiegedpse hfmdeelcnaimedeinventrhe te]Sc) This de\u00a (2) a atepratinventrhedrepmesentsea)sigtific>ottssepeforw>rd, slmdthiegedegtordieart ailasaniorneldieeer winatehet hal nthole d.hfm(alrequitemenlhcalled poraten>nobvoomenion te]Sd); id. at 1854 (id. the 7 the 0103c(porateA patentlfor.alcnaimedeinventrhe may.het b nlb\ain1d the 0. the 0. the 0. ie. he dbf erFocesebetwe n ara cnaimedeinventrhe andhdeg)priortapl areasulima atepratcnaimedeinventrhe asea)whole winatehal nbe n obvoome the 0. the 0. the 0. do a persln.savdn tordieart skilllet deelarieporwbllima hncnaimedeinventrhe pardains. te]Sc) This de\u00a (3)ha atepratinventrhedis.Ssefula(deelporateSt00adtngs pchrequitemenl); id. at 1854 (id. the 7 the 0101 (re-ratieg.a patentedeinventrhe do bs porateSs ful te]Sc) This de\u00a (4)ha ateprateubmir ed.descriporheseandhdrawpars rm>eide he publpcew th fulldandhcCmrlet (instguidi0naern h [.ioebuildrandhuseepratinventrhedfor. hemsell s((deelporateenvblement te]Schrequitemenl); id. at 1854 (id. the 7 the 0112(a) rre-ratieg.poratecewrir en descriporhe)of pratinventrhe,.andhof deg)manner andapr cessllf makaay.andnusaay.it the 0. the 0. the 0. do eeablelanyrpersln skilledlet deelarieporwbllimgt pardains,dirnw th wbllimgt is most.nearly.cCenoided,.aorlakrrandhuseepratsame te]Sc) TreeenvblementlrequitemenlhFnsurenhdheabanefitete.deelinventrhe do he publpceatelarge Spre he patent te]Sertexpiradrhe. his de\u00a andh(5)ha atepratinventrhedis.patentablelsubjoidlmat , m(aneeasyerequitemenlhao mee0die most.caden,esince Sl machineshandhporatem>nufacturan te]Sdh-ra0afy). id. at 1854 aid. the 7 the 0101 (a5l [ieghpatentaern anyrporateprocess, machine, m>nufactura,dirncCmrof t=hellf matter, o the 0. the 0. the 0. improl ment trareof te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviW th deelrie ia aray pm>ed teagagest.teg)rentloe.deelwirld,.ahatlaw ascribes a meanureloe.gravitanhdotpatents Trey areaporatecespecialepravilege te]Sdhw th poratefar-reachieg.socialeandhecenomiclclnnequFoces. te]Sd id. at 18Precisrhe Iestgu For Mfg. Cl. v. Auto. Maint. Mach.yCC., 324 U.S. 806, 816 (1945) This de\u00a Ieeoofde wirds,din.deeleyesdte.deellaw, gatdday.a patentlisla big deal. Moreove ,apatent rrosecutihe isenon cvd sarialeandhex rartehie nature. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tL4 (P sfdebrihge ey a5., TheaFedFr>l Circuii nd.Ie1quitableeCCeduco: An Empi ecal Assessmenl,e84 S. Ca5. L. Rev.a1293,a1296 r2 11)h(at ieg.a ehex rartehnature lf patentlrrosecutihe as ahgatthe>lerfor. hetin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1) This de\u00a Accordiegly,dwinat-be patentiea urel4xpFidedado bs aboveererroacd et deelaprlicadrherpr cess. Thatl4xpFidatrheairtform>lized in patentloffice regula theseas ahdutyorf porate[d]bctlonure, [c]andir,.andh[g]oo e[f]aion. te]Sd id. at 1854 aU.S. Patentl& Tradem>rk Office, Dep te]Setalf Clmmerce, M>nualarf Patent Examenieg.Pr cedur1. the 7 the 02001 (Mar. e]14) This de\u00a Pursuanttdo dein duty, deelaprlicantlmustedbctlone. o iheaPTO.alllet orm>e re segtor he has that is mttersd idotiheaqu be reehfmpatentab00adt. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56(a) r2 16)h(porateTegepublpcein , est isebest served [wrae] a e Office is aw>redhfnandhevaluatrsmdegttsachiegscte.alllet orm>e re mttersd idotpatentab00adt. Eacd etdaviduala. the 0. the 0. has ahdutyorf candirnandhgoo efaiona. the 0. the 0. dordbctlone. o a e Office alllet orm>e re kniwe . . . do bs mttersd idotpatentab00adt . . . . te]Sc) This de\u00a evi

B. En , a e Ie1quitableeCCeduco DefFnse<\/span>impo3> eviAnyrdudt pordbctlone.natura0ly.cdmes w th ee orcemenlhdbf aculties Treevirt existeocrtte.ardudt pordbctlone,.aftdeaall,npmesutpofes.an infor the cm>e re usymmetry that is hardodo ovircdme. En , a e in1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.lIf itapmbvails,ritniseahcCmrlet (defFnse do infsilde For inla lawsuit. id. at 18E.g.,tTseeasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC., 649 F.3d 1276,a1288 (Fed. Cir. e]11)h(porate[I]n1quitableecCeducoereg>rdoldeanyrsaaylhncnaim rFnders.a eheniio patentlunee orceable.ngs pc);nJ.P. Stevense& CC. v. Lex Tex Ltd., 747 F.2d 1553,a1561t(Fed. Cir. 1984)h(porateOnce acourt cosm>Sdesht atein1quitableecCeducoeoecurr1d,laSl deelcnaimsngs p4het just t eepailacular cnaimseao wbllima hnie1quitableecCeducoeis db eidly.cCenoidedngs p4aeetunee orceable.ngs pc).This de\u00acWeat is more, a fildaayorf ie1quitableecCeducoein on1elawsuitaresultsdin.deelinvalidadtnte.deeleniio patentngs p4deme frevetiaay.itn usehie oofde lawsuits. id. at 1854 ad ChJ.P. Stevens> ther, 747 F.2d at 1561 This de\u00a Anteitegets wirserfor. hetpatentee. A fildaayorf ie1quitableecCeducoein on1epatent cantepreadrdo relatrd patents,dpossibly endangetieg.a large rartrhfmatcCmpany te]Sertpatent portfolio. id. at 18E.g.,td ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d at 1288ngs p389h(porate[T]hhndaind.hfmatfildaayorf ie1quitableecCeducoecantepreadrffor arsaaylhnpatentl oerFndertunee orceable oofde rilatrd patentsdandhaprlicadrhesdin.deelsamemdechnologyefamilt. te]Sc) This de\u00a A patentletvalidpseddfor.in1quitableecCeducoecanta54 (strip aw>y. hetantiorusteexemp rhehdeatenatura0ly.accdmranies.a patent,eleadiegodo SfdemanlAce liab00adt. id. at 1854 aWalkerlProcesslEquip.,aInc. v. Foo eMach.y& Ceem Corp., 382aU.S. 172,l177 (1965)h(at ieg.pr ofalf a)cnaimndeat atpatenter poratelb\ain1dna hnpatentlby kniwieglyeuedhwillfullyemisrepmesentieghfactsopo iheaPatent Office the 0. the 0. the 0. winatebelsufficientl oestrip [ hetpatentee]hof itseexemp rhehffor thhnantiorustelaws te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviAntecedentsopo iheamoderenin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse golbackdto patent law te]Sertearlientldays. id. at 18Tse needhdo polichnie1quitableecCeducoewas.perceil dew th deelnatihengs p9slfalar.patentlsdatute. TheaPatentlAid.hfm1790l4xprionlyrpermir ed.aerarty otposday.a patentlto.bsild,dw thie a year hfn hetpatent te]Sertissuance, a leg>Siactthedet.cCurieporhal n eg)patentlrepealed.Spre he det sminnttheda atepratpatentlporatewaselb\ain1dnsurr1ptitthusly.by, irnupre falsedsugges rhe. te]ScaPatentlAid.hfm1790,lch. 7,d the 7 the 05,l1tStps. 109,l111 (1790). Latdemrhvisihesorf patent law auonorized privatrngemedies firnfrauduleotly.lb\ain1dnpatentsdas well 54 (Robd d J. Goldm>n,lEvolutahedte.deelIe1quitableeCCeduco DefFnsedet.PatentlLitigadrhe,c7 Harv. J.L. & Tich. 37, 38ngs p345 (1993)h(describaay.privatrngemedies andhdefFnsen creatrd et.dbf erFoteiteraorhesorf patent legisladrhe). Buttbefoeet hetmidtwentieth centurt,cclurta war1erilucoantldo uselsulimpm>edsrhe eiofde t (invalidpse.ane4xistieg.patent or(do release.an infsilde9 ffor lpab00adt 54 (id. ate44 (porate[T]hrole cdeel1930 te]Ser,cclurta cCs\inuededo bs unsympatfdtpc ao degtdefFnseaaeat patentlrie ia . . . hadnbe n pr curedfby fraud. te]Sc) This de\u00a Theamoderendo trin1eofein1quitableecCeducoeas ahgobustelitigadrhe)defFnse do an infsilde For acorhe,chiwave ,adracesobackdto ahdrso.rf Supre F.CCurt caden spannieghdrat1930s andh1940s. id. at 1854 aPrecisrhe Iestgu For Mfg. Cl. v. Auto. Maint. Mach.yCC., 324 U.S. 806, 819ngs p320 (1945)h(aprrovieg.dbcmissalarf atpatenter te]Sertinfsilde For cnaimsewraree hetpatenteehwas aw>redhfnandhsutprionrd eeidenc a atepratpatentlhadnbe n lb\ain1dna role cperjuryoaninffaud);nHazel Atlas Glass.Cl. v. Hartford Empi eyCC., 322aU.S. 238, 250 (1944)h(hoatieg.poratecCmrlet (denialhnf relief te]Sdhwas aprropriatehie an infsilde For cade wrareeams am iedustrytpublpcadrheewaseufedrtotshiw patentab00adt atepratPTO.andhdorwie Circuii CCurt nfaAprealeecade);nKeyston1eDsillde Cl. v. Gen. ExcavadottCC., 290lU.S. 240,e246ngs p347 (1933)h(hoatieg.deat dbcmissalarf infsilde For cnaimsewas warratiedhwraree hetpatenteehkneweuboly hetpossible wer hfmaneinventrhedpriortaorfilaayorf an aprlicadrhel ndela tea deal dotsutprion eeidenc hfn hetpriirnuse);neee a54 (d ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d at 1285 (atdrsbu ieg.a ehdo trin1 te]Sertevolutahedt (d ChKeyston1eDsillde> ther, d ChHazel Atlas Glass> ther, nded ChPrecisrhe Iestgu For> ther);aPriscilla G. Taylir,.Bsildieg.Equidt Backdto deelIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1?, 27 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 349,l350ngs p352c(e]S2)h[rareinnftdeaTaylir,.Bsildieg.Equidt Back]n(dbctuofpar deelhistortnte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse).This de\u00a evi eviAteitsebirth,l hetin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.was ahclurt-crnftddegesponsedaoliepuittl ncosmerns aboly fairnesshie an headrf aprrehFnsire uboly corporpse larketrpiwe . id. at 1854 aganera0ly.Darek J. Brader, Distillaay ahRulerfor.Infer eeg(Intentlto.Dhkeive iheaPatent Office, 83nTemp. L. Rev.a529, 535 (e]11)h(describaay.tegtorieiesorf in1quitableecCeducoedo trin1); Goldm>n,laat 18he e 32, d Chpassim> ther (same) This de\u00a Oe.deelsemie>l caden,ed ChPrecisrhe Iestgu For M>nufacturaay.Cl. v. Automodive MaintenancedMachinertnCl. > thermay.hal nlf erFd iheamosteevoc>e velstpse For inlfavornnfaa ehdo trin1, ibservaay.deve porate[a]npatentlby itsevirt nature iseaffFid dew th aepublpcein , est te]Sdhandhdecnaroldedeat degtpublpcetrarefoeethas.porateaeraramlun ein , est inneeeoldedeat patentlmonopolien sproldeffor backgrhunis freeeffor ffauddirnotfdeein1quitableecCeducoeand a ate[patent-envbled].monopolien aeetkeplhw thie drair.legitimtteescope. te]Sd id. at 18324 U.S. ate816 This de\u00a evi eviWb n ara Supre F.CCurt introducedhdratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse to patent infsilde For,ritnlf erFd littlelclu1eas ao wbat sort nfacCeducoewinateclun eartin1quitable. Theajobnnfadefinrldein1quitableecCeducoefall(ao liwe clurta,nandheventua0ly,(ahattask.was infdeitrd by. hetFedFr>l Circuii wrencitlwas establishrd et.1982 as.a ehsaaylhndes rnntthedfor. hetaprealeete.alllpatent cases. id. at 1854 aFedFr>l Clurta Improl menlhAid.hfm1982, Pub. L. No. 97-164,d the 7 the 0127, 96tStps. 25, 37ngs p338 (1982)h(gratiaay.tegtFedFr>l Circuii exm>Ssree jurisdictahedtverepatenttapreale) This de\u00a TheaFedFr>l Circuii tookdto deeljobnnfadefinrldein1quitableecCeducoeanergeticallt te]S4slme mie iesayrdoo mulimso. Ov, a e years,.deedFedFr>l Circuii has adjustededegtsnandardsafoe pr vrldein1quitableecCeducoeup.and.down et.varoome ways. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,td ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d at 1287h(porate[T]hhnsnandardsafoe intentlto.dhkeive ndelatersd idt hal nflucouatrd tverepime.ngs pc);neee a54 (Robd d D 5wansln,.Thead ChExergen> ther nded ChTrheasFnse> ther EffFids, 66 Sntn.nL. Rev.a695, 701ngs p305 (e]14)h(dracieg.a ehevolvieg.snandardsafoe in1quitableecCeduco) This de\u00a evi eviIi has 5oldebe n clear a atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse requitesttwd elementn: intentl ndelatersd idt. id. at 18d ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d at 1287h(porate[I]n1quitableecCeducoecamemdelrequitematfildaayorf both intentlto.dhkeive ndelatersd idt.ngs pc);n5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel701 (porateFor. heteniio durntthedhfn hetFedFr>l Circuii te]Sertexistance,lii has be n clear a atein1quitableecCeducoehas twd elementn: latersd idt unteintent.ngs pc) This de\u00a That is,.deedpatenteehmustehal naid dew th teg)re-raf te blamewirthylstpse hfmminteindtmir iegodo pm>ed tea priortapl rh erFoce. o iheaPTO,oandhdeg)tmir ed priortapl rh erFoce.mustebs mttersd te]S4i.e., ahge erFoce. eat matters Tree hr4shoatsafoe intentl ndelatersd idt,chiwave ,ahal nshifted mie iily. evi eviFor.mostehfn het1980s,tboth intentl ndelatersd idt war1edefinrd et.ways. eat banefitedtaccuned infsilde9s Treerequited.pr ofalf intentlwas 5ow,ew th teg)FedFr>l Circuii hoatieg.deat pr ofalf treerequited.intentlwas 5esshstrildetlhaeantcCmm0n law ffaud,laSthole highe9haeantsimplg(negligFoce. id. at 18OrthopediclEquip..Cl. v. AlllOrthopediclApraitncen,aInc., 707 F.2d 1376,a1383t(Fed. Cir. 1983),rabrogatrd by.d ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d 1276 This de\u00a Ieedeelsamemhea, deg)matersd idt snandardlwas 5owdas well,eartitlwas based.re he PTO te]Sertwd t-embracieg.rulerfor.wbat nieded.do bs ism>Sdedew th aepatenttaprlpcadrhe,cwhllimwas.any hieghfor.wbllima hr1.was ahporatesubsnantaa0 likelihoo edeat atrias0nablee4xamener winateclnnoderriteimportant.ngs pc id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56 (1977);n5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel701.hporateImportant te]Sdaie deisecls\Fxtnmeaeseimportant ao degtdecisrhe as ao wbeofde t (a5l [.anyrg=l n)cnaimndo bs ism>Sdedeie an issued patent This de\u00a evi eviBeginniegdin.deellatrt1980s,tteg)FedFr>l Circuii beganeao m>ee.dow>rd views lf intentl ndelatersd idt deatewhr1.morelfavorablee o patentiea uccuned rf in1quitableecCeduco. It.1988,tteg)FedFr>l Circuii beganeusaay. he wirdrporateplague te]Sdado describel hetin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1 te]Sertplachnie patentllitigadrhe. id. at 18Tse FedFr>l Circuii ufedrtegttsrmdfor. hetfalar.pimenie Burlaaythe Iedustrien Inc. v. Dayco Corp., 849 F.2d 1418, 1422t(Fed. Cir. 1988) rrelarkaay.deve poratedeelhabitete.chargaay.ie1quitableecCeducoein almosteevirt major.patent cade has beclme an absolute plague te]Sd) Treesamemyear,tteg)cCuriequoteded ChBurlaaythe > therin Kiegsdown Medic>l Clnsultants, Ltd. v. HollistaraInc., 863tF.2d 867, 876 n.S5t(Fed. Cir. 1988). TheaFedFr>l Circuii cCs\inuededo fo5l [.deellanguagr te.d ChBurlaaythe> ther, eee MoliesePLC v. T4xtrln,.Inc., 48 F.3d 1172,l1182t(Fed. Cir. 1995)h(porateOnhdeg)tofde hand, unjustifiedtaccunaorhesorf in1quitableecCeducoearetlffensree andhunpr fionihe>l Trey hal nbe n called c porat8plague te]S9 ne a h patentlsystem. Unjustifiedtaccunaorhesomay.deprive patentiea te.iheir earned.pr pd dtnrie ia unteimpugnefalloweprofionihe>ls Trey shinatebeecCedemned. te]Sc (cidatrheatmir ed)h(cidaay.d ChBurlaaythe> ther, 849 F.2d at 1422)),das welldas d ChKiegsdown> ther, eee Allird Colloidn Inc. v. Ame ecan Cyanamed CC., 64 F.3d 1570, 1578t(Fed. Cir. 1995)h(porateItlwas ao mitigadel hetporat8plague te]S9 wrarebye4virt ratenter te]Sertimpd feidi0naewhr1.rr>modedado porat8in1quitableecCeduco te]S9 a atepriseclupl rhaffirme edeat both latersd idt unteculpableeintentlmustebs establishrd. te]Sc (cidaay.d ChKiegsdown> ther, 863tF.2d ate876)),diepo ihea1990s. It.2 08,tteg)cCuriequoteded ChAllird Colloidn > therin charaid rizieg.in1quitableecCeducoechargeseas ahporateplague te]Sdain Abbott Laborpsorien v. Sandiz,.Inc., 544 F.3d 1341,m1358 (Fed. Cir. e]08);neee a54 (Christian E. Mammen, Cln roSlaay. he poratePlague te]Sd:lRh ormaay. he Do trin1eofeIe1quitableeCCeduco,e24 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 1329, 1359ngs p360 (e]09)h(porateTeise75-fo5d.dbf erFotsd ,ebetwe n pleadiegoandhultimtteesuccesslontapreal,asutports deelwd tlyrrepeatrd belief a atein1quitableecCeducoeisdtvirpled cnd c porat8plague.ngs p9ngs pc) This de\u00a Iee hetfalar.cade usaay. he plaguetmetaphir,.aaFedFr>l Circuii panel ailacula ed.aesnandardlfoe intentltbat soundeullike negligFoce,esayild,dporate[T]hhnnCedbctlonureeofefaids ofewbllima hnaprlicantlshinatehal nkniwe deg)matersd idt may.justify an inferFoce.lf intentlao misleadein aprropriatehcases.ngs pc id. at 18Burlaaythe, 849 F.2d at 1421 (cidaay.FMC Corp. v. Manidowoc CC., 835 F.2d 1411,m14S5t(Fed. Cir. 1987)) This de\u00a Buttla , a at samemyear,tteg)FedFr>l Circuii issued an hn banc opinrhe,cd ChKiegsdown Medic>l Clnsultants, Ltd. v. HollistaraInc.> ther, a at ratcheted.Spl hetintentlsdandard..Thead ChKiegsdown> thereclupl rhve sgd.ardbstrice clupl foe basieg(aenin1quitableecCeducoedet sminntthedhedgroof negligFoce,ehoatieg.deat atfildaayorf groof negligFoce,eby itself, was heoeanole cdo.justify an inferFoce.lf intentlao dhkeive. id. at 18d ChKiegsdown> ther, 863tF.2d ate869, 876 This de\u00a evi eviTe n et.1992,ldegtsnandard foe latersd idt was adjustedeupward..TheaPTO.rewroto.rulesodo pm>ed tedeateomir ed et orm>e re was mttersd ihnly.if itawinateestablish.primaefacie unpatentab00adt ornels was.inclnnostentlw th aepof t=heltakrn by. hetaprlicantldurolde hetprosecutihetpr cess. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56 (1992);n5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel702h(describaay.tegtchange in.deelsnandard foe latersd idt) This de\u00a TheaPTO.at.deelsamemdimenla teii clear a ateitebreacheteheldudt poromir et orm>e re deatewas.cumula tl lf otfdeeinform>e re ulready ism>Sdedew th hetaprlicatrhe. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 1.56(b)h(porateUndertprisesoidi0n,.inform>e re is mttersd idotpatent the cab00 the codt wrencitlis heoecumula tl do inform>e re ulready nf record ot b aay.ma tenf record et deelaprlicadrhe.ngs pc) This de\u00a evi eviOv, a e cCnrsealf treenFxtnaave al years,.snandardsatrencdrifted liwe ,lfavorieg.defFndatie pursuaay.tegtin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse.lW th reg>rddaoliepFor,rnftdea he poratehighewatdealarkngs pc id. at 18Taylir,.Bsildieg.Equidt Back,.aat 18he e 33, vel353 This de\u00a if.d ChKiegsdown> ther, teg)FedFr>l Circuii beganeaakaay.poratebabytssepn te]Sdhbackdtow>rd groof negligFoce. id. at 185wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel702 This de\u00a Iee2]06,na panel hfn hetFedFr>l Circuiieagage annolnced amrhvisihe hfn hetsnandardlfoe intent,ehoatieg.ge d ChFer eeg(B.V. v. Barr Laborpsorien,aInc. > thera ateif an aprlicantlknewete.deelinform>e re,lshinatehal nkniwe uboly iie matersd idt,candhdrae)conatehet clme Splw th aecrediblee4xplanntthedfor.tmir iegoit, deelre-raf te intentlfor.in1quitableecCeducoewas.shiwe. id. at 18437 F.3d 1181,m1191 (Fed. Cir. e]06) This de\u00a Thead ChFer eeg(> therclupl added atfilger-wagdieg.w>reoldedeat wrareeaeatmir edhge erFoce.is highlyemttersd ianteiteiseclear a edpatenteehshinatehal nkniwe of itsematersd idt,cadpatenteehconateporateporat84xpFidtaorfinteitedbf acultodo establish.poratesubjFidive goo efaion te]Sdhsufficientl oefreveti degtdrawpar hfmaneinferFoce.lf intentlao mislead.ngs p9ngs pc id. at 18Id. (quotdn tCr t=kln,.Inc. v. Boidon Dick bslneVascular Access, Inc., 120 F.3d 1253,a1257t(Fed. Cir. 1997)) This de\u00a evi eviMeanweile,.deedFedFr>l Circuii had clme do eedirseraeslidoldesc>lerfor.intentl ndelatersd idt,cin.wbllima)stroldecadehfor.latersd idt conateoffsetewhak eeidenc hfnintent. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tDippin te]S9 Dots,.Inc. v. Moset, 476 F.3d 1337, 1346 (Fed. Cir. e]07)c(porate[T]hhndbstrice clupl was.permir edhdo balance hetrilattl lyewhak eeidenc hfnintent tog sfdeaw th hetstroldeeeidenc a ateDDI te]Sert>miss re was highlyemttersd ipo iheaissuancedhfm he porat9156 patenttandhdorfintedeateon balance, ie1quitableecCeducoehad oecurr1d. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviTree d tslbeganeao shifteagage it.2 08aw th d ChStpr 5ciFotsfic,.Inc. v. R.J. ReynoatsaTobaccd CC.> ther, in.wbllim hetFedFr>l Circuiieackniwledged a atepratin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1ehateporatebro can1d the 0. the 0. the 0. do eecdmrassdmische the dducoe5esshegregoome aeantffaud te]Sdhevet as.poratedeelaave adtnte.deelpenaldt ha[d]ehet changed.ngs pc id. at 18537 F.3d 1357, 1366 (Fed. Cir. e]08).This de\u00acWeileereiteraorlde hetpof t=helt ateiteirtin1quitableedo ee orceoa patentlob\ain1dnbyrwayrof tmir edhmttersd iinform>e re,lthead ChStpr 5ciFotsfic(> therclupl ibserved a ateporateitnisea54 (in1quitableedo strike.down an hniio patentlwraree hetpatenteehhnly.cCmmir edhmiher misssepn ottaid dew th menim>l culpab00adt ornin.goo efaion.ngs pc id. at 18Id.This de\u00acd ChStpr 5ciFotsfic> theredeme mol deaorlakrrie1quitableecCeducoeharder(do pm>ee.byerequitieg.pr ofaas ao intentl ndelatersd idt byeclear andhcCnvincildeeeidenc andhby db eidieg.dbctrice cluplsado poratcbalance het1quitiesodo det smine.wbeofde thetaprlicant te]SertcCeducoebefoeet hetPTO.was egregoome anole cdo.warratiehoatieg.deeheniio patentlunee orceable.ngs pc id. at 18Id. at 1365 This de\u00a evi eviTe n, it.2 09,.deedFedFr>l Circuii db eided.dbctrice cluplsado ee orceoa highesnandardlfoe pleadiegoie1quitableecCeduco,ehoatieg.deat do pleadew th teg)re-rated.pailacularidt,caddefFndatihporatemusteidentify deelapecific(who,.wbat, wren,lwrare,candhhiw of deg)matersd imisrepmesentntthedhrt>miss re cCmmir edhbefoeet hetPTO te]Sdhandh he pleadiegoporatemusteism>SdehsufficientlaSlegaorhesorf und sayieghfaids ffor whllima clupl may.rias0nablyeinfer.deat atapecific(etdaviduala(1) knewete.deelw thheldhmttersd iinform>e re ornnfaa ehfalsadtnte.deelmatersd imisrepmesentntthe,candh(2) w thheldher misrepmesented ahis et orm>e re w th aeapecific(ettentlto.dhkeive hetPTO.ngs pc id. at 18Exergen Corp. v. Wal-Mapl Ssoren,aInc., 575 F.3d 1312,l1328ngs p329 (Fed. Cir. e]09) This de\u00a evi eviTreeFedFr>l Circuii te]Sertnewfhuninpr joid.hfmdryieg(do reigndin.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse culminnted it.2 11 w th itseen banc opinrhe.ge d ChTseeasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC.> ther id. at 18649 F.3d 1276 (Fed. Cir. e]11) This de\u00a That opinrhe.judged a ateporate[l]eftlunfettered,l hetin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.has plaguetehet hnly.teg)cCurishbly a54 (deeheniio patentlsystem.ngs pc id. at 18Id. at 1289 This de\u00a Thead ChTrheasFnse> ther cCurieprae)seteoly weat is n [.deelcurr1nt law he.getentl ndelatersd idt: Fottintent,edegtdefFndatihmustepm>ee.poratedeat thetaprlicant knewete.deelge erFoce, knewet ateitewas mttersd ,l ndela tea delibd atgtdecisrhe dorwithho5d.it.ngs pc id. at 18Id. at 1290 This de\u00a For.latersd idt,edegtdefFndatihmustepm>ee.poratebly-for.latersd idt, te]Schmeaeaayodeat thetPTO.winatehet hal na5l [ed atcnaimnie degtpatent if itahadnbe n aw>redhfn hettmir edhge erFoce. id. at 18Id.This de\u00acThhnnCwtaprlicablelsnandardlrf pr of,das larked outtby.d ChTrheasFnse> ther, iseclear andhcCnvincildeeeidenc as ao intentl ndepmepCederancedhfm he eeidenc as ao latersd idt. id. at 18Id. at 1290ngs p391 This de\u00a evi

II..TheaCostsdte.deelIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1<\/span>important Tse existeocrtte. hetin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.incriasenhdheacostsdte.deelpatentlsystemnie myrsdd.ways, addieg(do deelburdendandhcCm the dplexadtnte.both patentlrrosecutihea unteinfsilde For litigadrhe. id. at 1854 (Brett Ira Johnsln,.TheaIe1quitableeCCeduco DefFnsedet.PatentlLitigadrhe:cWeeredWe Are,cWeeredWe Hal nBeen,oandhWheredWe ShinateGo ffor Hare,c28 Santa Clara)Computdea& HigheTech.yL.J. 197, 217c(e]S2)h[rareinnftdeaJohnsln,.WeeredWe Are]n(dbctuofpar varoome ways in.wbllim hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedis.clstly in litigadrhe) This de\u00a evi

A.aCostsdie Infsilde For Litigadrhe<\/span>impo3> eviIn1quitableecCeducoeisdporatepailacularly.cCstly te]Sdain litigadrhe. id. at 18Christopfde A.aCotropia, Modereizieg.PatentlLaw te]SertIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1,e24 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 723, 740 (e]09).This de\u00acThin is for.save al rias0ns. Fottstprters,ritnisefac ually.intensree andhganera0ly.requitestcircumsnantaa0 eeidenc hfnintent,cwhllimcan bel4xpFnsree do lb\ain. id. at 1854 aid.;aJohnsln,.WeeredWe Are,.aat 18he e 60,eay 217 This de\u00a Moreove ,adbcputdd issues lf intentl reedbf acultodo resoll lnteummart judgment. id. at 1854 aCotropia, aat 18he e 61, vel740 This de\u00a Antebelower in1quitableecCeducoedbctovirt usually.involven subpoenaed.documetie andhdepof t=heltes rmonyhffor thhnratenter te]Sertrrosecutieg(atsoreey, iteleadseto conffontntthes aboly atsoreey-clientlrravilege,din.durneleadiegodo incriased.modihetpracoace et.dbctovirt. id. at 18Id.This de\u00a evi eviLitigadrheacostsda54 (stemhffor thhndefFnse te]Sertsdrategoc.Ssefulness, whllimpersostsdevet wrencrrospFids ofepmbvailpar hn thhndefFnse te]Sertme etsnaretlow.yAccunday.a patente1eofein1quitableecCeducoemol s deellitigadrheabeyondh he patent cnaimseandhdrataccuned produco do lpFn Splvast.newnareas for.dbctovirt.lW th aenin1quitableecCeducoecnaim,edbctovirt can embrace thhnratenter te]Sertcorporpse pracoace priortaorfilaayo he patent aprlicatrhe. id. at 18TseeasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC., 649 F.3d 1276,a1288 (Fed. Cir. e]11)h(porateMostepm>mineotly, ie1quitableecCeducoehas beclme a)sigtific>ottlitigadrheasdrategy. A charge rf ie1quitableecCeducoeconvenieotly.4xpanis dbctovirt iepo corporpse pracoaceshbefoeetpatentlfilaay the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc) This de\u00a Antewb n ara defFnsedinvolven pr vrldedeat aneinventortknewete.relevantlrraortapl an efail deaordbctlone.it ao degtPTO,oartitlcCmm0nly.does, deeladditthedhfnaenin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedmay.es\agl.ara depof t=hes ofesave al addittheal witnesses andhmanyrtholsanisdte.addittheal documetie do bs rhviewed.re both nodes Tren,l hetinvolve the cmend.hfmmorelfaids, moreldocumetie,l ndelorelwitnesses can leadrdo a lengprae dearsd . evi eviFor. he plaintiff,l het4xpaniedhbattlefieldhis.clstly het just in.dermsdte.billablelatsoreey hCnrshbly a54 (lostewirkmdimenfor. elimcCmpany employiea who mustehelpesaarlimfor.dbctovirablelmttersd ,lsitafor.depof the ct=hes,l ndeperhapa servedas witnesses atearsd .lW th both nodes ableltotanticipadel hesel4xpFnses, addefFndatihw th deep pocketsomay.invokrrie1quitableecCeducoehet b lower ara defFnsedwill likelyesucceed.re he me etsnbut b lower litigadray.tegtissuedconateleadrdo victortnbt attritthe,cpushiegedegtplaintiffedo settlelre morelfavorablee erms Trus,.snrategoc.clnnoder the caorhesomay.modivpse.addefFndatihhfmmeaesedo pursue aenin1quitableecCeducoecnaimehetw thsnandiegedegtfaid a at sulima defFndatihw ll bear addittheal costsda5oldew th teg)plaintiff. evi eviAnotherepotentlsdrategoc.Ssedfor.in1quitableecCeducoecdmes ffor trsd idynamecs, as.a ehmeredlevelpar hfmanein1quitableecCeducoechargedporatepaint[s] a e patente1eas ahbadtactor te]Sdhandhporatecast[s] a d>rk tloud tverep e patent te]Sertvalidadt.ngs pc id. at 18Id.This de\u00acEvet ie. he defFnse cannotebs prol deSplor.survree atpoftverdict.modihe, deelaitieg.hfmeeidenc aendiegodo shiw thhnratenter te]Sertdhkeitlmie i, nfacCnrse,.influenc a juryooe oofde issues, sulimartpatent validadtnunteinfsilde For. id. at 18Tse recogtit=helt ateeeidenc ecn push a juryotow>rd a cardain outclme hetw thsnandiegedegtme etsnis wivet iepo ihealaw hfmeeidenc . 54 ,de.g.,tCprter v. Hew ti, 617 F.2d 961, 972 (3d Cir. 1980)h(dbctuofpar,din.deelcls\FxtnhfmFedFr>l RulerhfmEeidenc 403,.deedpotentsd ifor.eeidenc aoefrejudace porateif itaaprealeeto deeljury te]Sertsympatfien, the 0. the 0. the 0. rm>eokrs itsegestinctl oeplnish,dirnotfdewisermay.lower a juryoto base itsedecisrhe heaslmdthiegeothe9haeant het4stablishrd rropof t=hes in.deelcase te]Sd) Not a ateie1quitableecCeduco,eb aay.an equitableedo trin1, is.Sltimttely an issuedfor. hetclupl antehet deeljury 54 (Am. Ca5car,tInc. v. Am. Honda ModottCC., 651 F.3d 1318, 1333ngs p334 (Fed. Cir. e]11) A juryomay.beecalled upre,chiwave ,adoerFnderta verdict.onein1quitableecCeduco,ew th teateverdict.b aay.treatrd by. hetclupl as advisory ie nature. 54 (id.This de\u00a evi eviIf ie1quitableecCeducoewhr1.aSleged hnly.inevirt raretcircumsnancen,aaSl deis mie ienotebs mulimrf atproblem. Yed a at is heoedeelcase. Empi ecal mesearlimetdacatesht atein1quitableecCeducoeis.pled virt frequFotly A recentlrapd by.Jas0n RantanendandhL4 (P sfdebrihge mepCrishcaoametdacatiegedegtpercentage lf patentlcaden w th in1quitableecCeducoecnaimsehas rangedebetwe n 20%dandh40%dtverep e pastefifte n years. id. at 1854 aJas0n Rantanend& L4 (P sfdebrihge,tIe1quitableeCCeduco andhPatentlMiswer S9 abl.2 (Univ. ofeIow> Coll. ofeLaw, Leg>SiStudies ResearlimPapd No. 16-09,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/ssrn.clm\/absdract=2704132 rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther). RantanendandhP sfdebrihge te]Sertmesearlimclun ed itsntncen te.deelpheasF poratein1quitableecCeduco te]Sdeie answers.filed in patentlcases. Id. at 19 n.8 This de\u00a evi

B. Costsdie PatentlProsecutihe<\/span>impo3> eviIn1quitableecCeducoea54 (incriasenhdheacostsdte.patentlrrosecutihe te]S4both for.aprlicantseandhdratgovirnment te]S4b lower te.deelanticipadthedhfnatpossible future fie ietverein1quitableecCeduco. evi eviRecall deat aesuccessfulain1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedhet hnly.resultsdin.deelratenter te]Sertdhfear inla pailacular lawsuit; itaa54 (invalidpses(dhetpatent itself. id. at 18.g.,td ChTrheasFnse> ther, 649 F.3d at 1288ngs p389h(porate[T]hhndaind.hfmatfildaayorf ie1quitableecCeducoecantepreadrffor arsaaylhnpatentl oerFndertunee orceable oofde rilatrd patentsdandhaprlicadrhesdin.deelsamemdechnologyefamilt. te]Sc) This de\u00a And c judgmentorf ie1quitableecCeducoecantevet ievali the ddtteeserarate but rilatrd patentsdandhmie iecreatrnantiorusteliab00adt. id. at 184 aWalkerlProcesslEquip.,aInc. v. Foo eMach.y& Ceem Corp., 382aU.S. 172,l177 (1965)h(at ieg.pr ofalf a)cnaimndeat atpatenter poratelb\ain1dna hnpatentlby kniwieglyeuedhwillfullyemisrepmesentieghfactsopo iheaPatent Office . . . winatebelsufficientl oestrip [patentee]hof itseexemp rhehffor thhnantiorustelaws te]Sc) This de\u00a TresecrrospFids lower subsnantaa0 anxiedtnumoeg.patent atsoreeya who fileepatent aprlicatrheslontbehalfalf clients. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tLisa A.aDolak,.TheaIe1quitableeCCeduco GyredWidenn,a50 IDEA 215, 215 (e]10) rrepCriday.a poratesigtific>ottlevel hfmanxiedt te]Sdaie dehnpatentlbar aboly developmetie in.deellaworf ie1quitableecCeduco) This de\u00a Trus,dpossib00adtnnf aenin1quitableecCeducoecnaimein.deelfuture eecdurageseaprlicantsedo e eiddas lulimrf atdefFnsedaa aray caenin advance, fulfiSlaay. heirhdutyorf dbctlonureew th zeal,aer eeg(greatlyotow>rd tverism>Ssreenesshbt raddieg(aprlicatrheslw th priortapl rh erFoces. evi eviAs teg)d ChTrheasFnse> ther cCurieply ii,dporateW th in1quitableecCeducoecastiegedegtshadiw of a hangmaengs p9slnoone,.itniseunsurprisoldedeat patentlrrosecutota regularly.buryoPTO.4xameners w th aedeluge lf priortapl rh erFoces,.mostehfnwhllimhal nmargaaa0 value.ngs pc id. at 18TseeasFnse,a649 F.3d at 1289 This de\u00a Net hnly.may.aprlicantseeubmir hundreisdte.rh erFocesorf doubtfulavalue,hbly aprlicantsedend c54 (do shy aw>y.ffor manageoldedee)sigtific>ocrtte. hetrh erFocesoaray eubmir firnfear a atedooldesohw ll creatrns dehoatsafoe future in1quitableecCeducoecnaims. id. at 18Id.This de\u00a evi eviInhfact,tproblemsorf porateblryieg te]Schmay.hal nledhmanyr4xameners do ignorelaprlicants te]S9 eubmir ed.priortapl rh erFoceslaStog sfde, loweildeexamen the cars do rely.insteadroe drair.own stprt-ffor-scratch.priortapl searlies firnthattask.nfadet sminieg.patentab00adt. id. at 1854 aRobd d BrFndataTaylir,.Blryieg, 19 Mich. Teleclmm. & Tich. L. Rev.a99,l113ngs p314c(e]S2).This de\u00acThhnexisteocrtte.sulimanteffFideirtironic,.since itawinatemeaem hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedis.savdn tprecisely.teg)otposdse hfmitsegedendrd effFid: Iesteadrofeleavdn tPTO.4xameners inla bettertpof t=helto.judge.patentab00adt,oaray aretply inla wirserpof t=he. evi

C. Costsdre he PatentlSystemnas ahWhole<\/span>impo3> eviBeyondhmerelyeuddieg(do deel4xpFnserofelitigadrheaandapr secutihe,l hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedhas oofde effFids ne a h patentlsystem asea)whole. TheaFedFr>l Circuii has blamedhdratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse firnPTO.backlogshandhporateimpaated.patentl-ra0adt.ngs pc id. at 18TseeasFnse,a649 F.3d at 1290 This de\u00a Thhnexisteocrtte.in1quitableecCeducoeas ahwayrdo dbcpoer hfmaecadehmay.a54 (w>rp(deeheniio patent-litigadrheasystem byrg=lieg(cCurishahwayrdo dbcpoer hfmpatentlcaden w tholy venturiegoiedo deeldechnicallt dem>ldaayopr cessllf cnaimeclnntgui the ct=he unteinfsilde For aaa0ysis. id. at 1854 aAventrs Pharma S.A. v. Amphastar Pharm.,aInc., 525 F.3d 1334, 1350 (Fed. Cir. e]08) (Rader, J.,edbcsentieg)h(at ieg.a ateporatein1quitableecCeduco the 0. the 0. the 0. lf ersmdegttrsd iclupl ahwayrdo dbcpoer hfmaecadehw tholy hetrigota lf cnaimeclnntguit=he unteoofde cCmrlexmpatentldo trin1s te]Sdhandhslme cCurishhal nevet porateelec edhdo try this issuedin advancette. hetissues lf infsilde the cmend.andhvalidadt te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviFedFr>l Circuii Judge.Randall R. Radertwroto.t atein1quitableecCeducoeporategrewrffor ar iey.bush ne a h patentllaniscapo.t ateinhib0 edhgroof ffauddiedo a ubiquitome weed a ateinfectsdeverylrrosecutihe andelitigadrheainvolvieg.patents.ngs pc id. at 18Randall R. Rader, Always at thetMargaa:aIe1quitableeCCeduco in Flux, 59 Am. U. L. Rev.a777, 781 (e]10) This de\u00a Cardainly.teg)in1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedhas affFid dedeelculture lf patentllitigadrhe,nwhllimhas ahgeplyntthedfor.pailacular rancor. Anoofde fedFr>l judge.relarked a ateporatepatentlcaden involve morelacrrmonyhaeantanyroofde categortnte.caden [a at] Ihhal ,eism>Sdaay.an ac ual fistfie ieinla depof t=he.ngs pc id. at 18Tsiseunatdrsbu edhgelark, ie an hmagl.ao Judge.Rheald M.hWhyte, was readraloud at atlaworhviewtsympof umhevent..Rheald M.hWhyte, Ed0 edhTranscriponte.Relarks ne PatentlRh orm:lRhactthedffor thhnJudaciart,c19 BerkelgynTech.yL.J. 1049,l1049 (e]04);neee a54 (Frank M.hGasparo,td ChMarkmanlv. WestviewtIestgu Forn,aInc.> ther ndeItsdPr cedur>SiShock Wal : Thead ChMarkman> ther Heasild,d5 J.L. & Po te]S9y 723, 753 n.S27 (1997) rreviewoldesourcesht ateatdrsbu e bir ernesshandhabSsreenesshdotpatent-litigadrheadbctovirt) This de\u00a And ne a h subjoidllf patentlrefoem, a fedFr>l dbstrice clupl judge,laprareotly.weartnte.his.patent-infsilde For docket,.relarked,dporateTegtmeaeaayfularefoem winatebeldeeheliminntthedhf jurisdictahedfirnthatDbstrice CCurt in patentllitigadrhe.ngs pc id. at 18Whyte, aat 18he e 78, vel1049. Judge.Whytetimplird this relark shinatebeeatdrs-bu edhao Judge.CharlesoR. Breyer 54 (id. (porateI wiengs p9trg=l you thhnauonor,hbly his broofde is ne a h Supre F.CCurt. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviAdd tog sfdeaincriased.litigadrheacosts,lrrosecutihe costs,lunteoofde cCstsdimpofed.re he system,oandhdeg)wast aganeratrd by. hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedis.subsnantaa0.cWeileenoestudymhas ar emp edhao reckre he total cost. hetin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.impofes.re he ecenomt,oarare iseeverylrias0n do bslirve.itniselarge. Ov, awenty years ago, patentllitigadrhelwas estimttedeto cost.$1.billihe amyear, id. at 18osh Lerner,hPatentiegdin.deelShadiw of Competitota, 38 J.L. & Ecen. 463, 470 (1995)h(estimttrldedeat annualapatentllitigadrhelcostsdaboly $1.billihe based.re he year 1991);neee a54 ,de.g.,tSchetieg-Plole cCorp. v. FTC, 402 F.3d 1056,a1075 (11th Cir. e]05)h(quotdn tLernerngs p9slestimtte);n5teven C. Carlsln,.PatentlPoolseandhdratAntiorusteDilemma,a16 Y>lerJ. 0n Reg. 359,l380 (1999)h(same) This de\u00a andhdratnumbd lf patentllawsuits andhdrair avirageacostahal nsince greatlyoincriased. id. at 185ince 1991,tboth dratnumbd lf patentlcaden filed andhdratavirageacosts lf patentllitigadrheahal nrisen greatly. 54 ,de.g.,tBradlgynD..Riel & PaulaT. Meiklejohn,.AcCorrilattheaBetwe n deelStpse hfmdeelUS Ecenomt andhPatentlLitigadrheaAidivadt,o92rJ. Pps. & Tradem>rk Off. 5oc te]S9y 71, 90 (e]10) ribservaay.deve poratedratnumbd lf patentlcaden filed in.US dbctrice cluplsahas ganera0ly.incriased.he an annualabasis te]Sc);hPatent, AlllP-T-C,oandhAlllCavilaAidilnn te]S41970ngs p3e]05,rhttp:\/\/www.patstpss.org\/Historical_Filaays_PatentSuits_Oarar eviSuits.do rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther) (lastevaf ted Oco. 19,.2 15)h(etdacatiegeal132%.incriasedin.deelnumbd lf patentlcaden filed ffor 1991eto e]05) This de\u00a G=l n)dratab00adtnnf in1quitableecCeducoedotsubsnantaa0ly.bloat patent-litigadrheabills,ritneeems likelyetbat, in.dotal,l hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedhas cost. hetUn ted Stpseshmanyrmillihesorf dollars amyear,tandaploweibly, tverea cCnrsealf years,.billihesorf dollars. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tThomas F.aCotter, An EcenomiclAaa0ysisorf PatentlLaw te]SertIe1quitableeCCeduco Do trin1,e53 Ariz. L. Rev.a735, 769ngs p370 (e]11)h(dbctuofpar deelcostsdte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedantehetiegoporateane4xpansree in1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.raisenhdhea(ulready quite high)acosts lf patentllitigadrhe,dhet hnly.b lower te.deeldo trin1 te]SertcCmrlexidt bly a54 (b lower te.deeladdittheal dbctovirt burdendimpofed.re he ratenter te]Sd) 54 aganera0ly.MeganeM. LaaBelle,.Agagest.Settlementorf (Some) PatentlCaden,e67 Vant. L. Rev.a375, 377 (e]14)h(at ieg.a ateporatepatentllitigadrheairtcCmrlex,l4xpFnsree, andhunpredictable te]Sc) This de\u00a evi

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A. TheaFedFr>l Circuii te]SertHaie iae deSnandards<\/span>impo3> eviTheaFedFr>l Circuii te]Serten banc opinrhe.ge d ChTseeasFnse> ther repmesentsma)strenu the come afforieporconfin1.in1quitableecCeducoecnaimseao raretcaden in.wbllim hetinvalidpsthedhfnatpatentlseems a just deserr firntguly.blamewir the cthyecCeduco. Buttt ateeffori,das welldas FedFr>l Circuii in , ventrhen in.oofde cases, aprears heoedorhal ndon1edegttrsck. evi eviASthole d ChTseeasFnse> ther te]Serthoatiegs.re latersd idt unteintentrlakrrthe defFnse harder(do win onedegtme ets,citlis heoeclear a ateprasedadjustmetie hal nhadnlulimrf anteffFideonein1quitableecCeduco te]Sertsdrategoc.valueain litigadrhe. TheadefFnsedmay.stillehelpemanyrdefFndatie achieveeaeatff-pra-me etsnvictort, eiofde byrgettiegealplaintiffedo acceplhae5esshfavorableesettle the cmend.ie anticipadthedhfnswollenllitigadrhelcostsdoe byrtiltiegedegtfactfildereagagest.tegtplaintiffeatearsd fby fiSlaay. helait w th aSlegaorhesorf dbchon1stebssavdor. evi eviAs a.result,.deedpracoaceshofelitigadota andapatent aprlicantsed atehal nledhdotso mulimwast ain past decaden aeetunlikelyeto golaw>y. id. at 18A5oldeprasedlge1s,con1egrhup nfacCmmentadota has heoedhskeplicismndeat d ChTseeasFnse> ther is likelyetondo mulimuboly hetproblem. 54 ,de.g.,tZhea(Amy) Peldeey a5.,.AcPanacearfor.In1quitableeCCeduco Problemsorrad ChKiegsdown> thereVersohel2.0? Thead ChTrheasFnse> ther Decisrhe and c Lookdiedo deelFuture lf U.S. PatentlLawlRh orm,a16 Va. J.L. & Tich. 373, 399 (e]11)h(porateTegeasFnseomay.beeunsuccessfulaintsigtific>otly.impactiegedegtvolumrtte.in1quitableecCeducoeaSlegaorhes. te]Sc) This de\u00a Notablt, eveedpriortaord ChTrheasFnse> ther, deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedrarelyesuc the ccieded. id. at 1854 aMammen, aat 18he e 41, vel1351ngs p360 (aaa0yzieg.caoamffor thhnFedFr>l Circuiieand.dbctrice cluplsado etdacate a atein.2 08a( hetstudy te]Sertmost.recentlyear),daenin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedsucceeded.he apreal in.only.0.14%mrf alllpatent cases, despidelb aay.pled in.40%dte.caden). Butteee 5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel715ngs p317h(ques rheaay.Mammen te]Sertmethodology,dpointiegdoly flaws, andhsugges ieg.a atete.deosetcaden wraree hetclupl makrs aedet sminntthedw th reg>rddaolie1quitableecCeduco,ethe defFnse succeedsdaboly 9% te.deelpimenie degtmost.recentlyeartstudiec);hRantanend& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel17h(ques rheaay.Mammen te]Sertmethodology andapointiegdoly flaws) This de\u00a And pooe pr spFids ofesuccesslditehet stop greatlnumbd sdte.accuned infsilde9smffor pursuaay.tegtcnaim. Itlseems unlikelyet ateprayhw ll retreatmffor thhncnaimnie degtpost-d ChTrheasFnse(> therheadeiofde. And do deel4xtentl eat d ChTseeasFnse(> therunteoofde caden hal nmadrrthe defFnse eveedharder(do win,oaray hal narguablyerFndereteitemorelune5ess te]S4het 5esshproblemnttc. evi eviOne.mustea54 (clnnoderra atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse,das 5oldeartitll=l s, isecapableete.rhsurgaay. Patentlatsoreeya aakaay.prat5oldeviewtmay.anticipadel hatein. he yearsdahead,.deeldo trinalapFndulumdconatewelldswoldebackdet.defFndatie te]S9 favor,oartitlhasdin.deelrast. id. at 1854 aaat 18he es 46ngs p349 and cccCmpanyaay.pFxtn(dbctuofpar deelshiftedo a snandardlfavorieg.defFndatie pursuaay.tegtin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse) This de\u00a Trus,dpuddieg(doday te]Sertpatent aprlicatrheslmay.beeseet as.a wiserwayrof future pr ofieg(domorrow te]Sertissued patents. evi eviNet alllschoaarsdwho hal nlooked.deeplt iepo con emporary ie1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.perceivedii as ahcls\inuaay.menace. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,t5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel724 (clsm>Sdaay.deat d ChTseeasFnse> ther poratemay.hal ngon1edoolfar te]Sdhineviewete.caoametdacatiegedeatepratcCmbinntthedhf d ChTseeasFnse> ther nded ChExegen> ther ledhdotaedecriasedin.asserrrhesorf in1quitableecCeduco). Buttreg>rdiegeRobd d 5wansln te]Sertaaa0ysis, eee Rantanend& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel21 (stpsiegedeate5wansln te]Sertwirkmcls\agesmaecalcula thederrorra aterFnders his empi ecal fildaayolncerdain) This de\u00a Iedeed,.rawlnumbd sdshiw slme decriasedin. hetrpse hfmasserrrhesorf in1q the cuitableecCeducoesince d ChTseeasFnse> ther. id. at 1854 a5wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel714ngs p315;hRantanend& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel21ngs p322 This de\u00a Buttt ateis heoedeelwhole story Teelnumbd lf caden w th in1quitableecCeducoeasserrrhesoaprears dorhal nstpyrd ecsentia0ly.clnnt>ottnftdead ChTseeasFnse(> theraeankshdotaegreatdeeinflux lf patentlcaden in.deelclupls. id. at 185wansln,.aat 18he e 37, vel714;neee a54 (id. at 709h(porate[T]hhnnumbd lf in1quitableecCeducoedet sminntthes relain1dnrilattl lyelevel the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc) This de\u00a Thin is sigtific>ottdo deelques rheehfnwast : Iftaedecriasedin.degtfrequFoctnnf in1quitableecCeducoecnaimseisorffsetebt aegrhwth in patentllitigadrhe,dtb n ara groof amlun ehfnwast eldetdereteby ie1quitableecCeducoeconatewelldrelain.clnnt>ot. Reg>rdless, ie1qui the ctableecCeducoeis.farmffor dead te]S4degtmost.up-to-dtteeempi ecal mesearlimsugges s ie1quitableecCeducoewas mtkaay.an aprearancetie uboly 20%dte.patentlcaden in.2 15. id. at 1854 aRantanend& P sfdebrihge,taat 18he e 68, vel18ngs p3S9 & abl.2 (documetiaay.rh erFocesoao poratein1quitableecCeduco te]Sdeie 2 15.Spl hrole May.1,.2 15) This de\u00a Trus,d hetproblemdrelains. evi

B. Coegrion te]SertNewePr cedur>SiCure<\/span>impo3> eviCoegrion,adoo,ehas.poked.atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse ie recentlyears TreeLeahy-Sm th Ame eca Ievetie Aid.hfme]11,nwhllimmadrrthe most.sweepieg(changeshdotpatenttlawoie morelaeanthalfaa cantury,dapecifica0ly.uddrioned in1quitableecCeduco. id. at 1854 aLeahy-Sm th Ame eca Ievetie Aid, Pub. L. No. 112-29, the 7 the 03,a125tStps. 284,c285ngs p393 (e]11)h(codifiedtintscatteredesoidi0nsorf 35 U.S.C.c(e]S2)).This de\u00acThhnAid.added 35 U.S.C.c the 7 the 0257, whllimpm>ed ts firnaasutplemental-4xamenatihetpr cedurel hateeanecureoa patentlofdpotentsd iin1quitableecCeducoeproblems. id. at 1854 aGd thetMark & T. Laie Anensln,.Ie1quitableeCCeduco andhd ChWalkerlProcess> ther CnaimseAftdead ChTseeasFnse> ther ndedratAme eca Ievetie Aid, 16 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 361, 417ngs p3S8 (e]14)h(dbctuofpar deelnewesutplemental-4xamenatihetpr cedure) This de\u00a evi eviUe ortunatelt, the 7 the 0257 winateaprearetondo littleltotameliorpse deg)wast -ganeratildeeffFideoe.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseditself. Aesutplemental 4xamenatihetdoes heoealiminnte degtpossib00adtnnf aenin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedunlesshd h sutplemental 4xamenatihetche the dm>Sdesdpriortaord h beginniegdofelitigadrhe. id. at 1835 U.S.C.c the 7 the 0257(c)(2)(B) This de\u00a Trus,darare isecCs\inuedeincent=l nfor.aprlicantsedo shiwerep e PTO.w th iffy rh erFoceslandafor.defFndatie do pleade ndedakrrdbctovirt oem hetin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedevet wrencitlhasdlittlelchance ofepmbvailpar. evi

IV. Eradicatrhe<\/span>important Tse harmeoe.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedisewelldrecogtized te]S4hence hetar emp s of Coegrion ndedratcluplsado fix.it. Buttt e decaden-o5d.pr joid.hfmdryieg(do mendedratdo trin1.ignoreshd h simplgstl ndelosteeffFidive hiegedeatecinatebeedon1: Coegrion irnthatSupre F.CCurt shinatesimplyealiminnte io. evi eviProponetie oe.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedmie iearguel hateifnwg)re-rate patentiea aordbctlone.priortapl,dtb n ararelmustebs slme ee orcemend.mechanismndorlakrrsurel heytcCmrly. Buttt e dudt conatebe ee orceteby slme oofde mechanism, sulimartadminisdrat=l nee orce the cmend.hrelevyieghfge1s. id. at 18Cf. Tun-Jen Chiald,dTse Upnode-down Ie1quitableeCCeduco DefFnse,a107 Nw. U. L. Rev.a1243,a1286 (e]13)h(advocatiegefor.judacia0ly.uw>rdedhporatefin1s te]Sdhpayablelateleast in parieporpatentldefFndatie as.an al erna tl do at ievalidadtndet sminntthedfor.in1quitableecCeduco) This de\u00a Ieeadditthe,tt e dudt aordbctlone.priortapldisebuttrioned bytpatent atsoreeya te]S9 dthical mules,nwhllimmandtteeporatecaedir te]Sdhw th teg)PTO,oism>Sdaay.dee dbctlonureelf priortapl. id. at 1854 (37 C.F.R. the 7 the 01.56(a) (e]16)h(settiege orth aedutyorf poratecaedir andhgoo efaion te]Sdhaordbctlone.alllet orm>e re mttersd idotpatentab00adt);(id. the 7 the 011.18(b)(1) (requitieg.degttruthfulnessmrf alllpapd sdsubmir ed.ao degtPTO);(id. the 7 the 011.804(c) (stpsiegedeateitlis profionihe>ldmischeducoedotporate[e]ngage in.cCeducoeinvolvieg.dbchon1stt, ffaud,tdhkeitler misrepmesentatihe te]Sd);neee a54 (id. the 7 the 011.106(b)(3)h(creataay.an excepl=helto.t e dudt lf clientrconfidentsd idt u5l [iegealpracoal=heer(do reved iinform>e re poratenecessary the 0. the 0. the 0. [t]oefreveti, mitigade,aor. eidify subsnantaa0 injuryoto degtfinnncaa0 interestsdoe pr pd dtnnf aeothe9haeatlis rias0nablyecardain do resultoorehas resulted ffor the 0. the 0. the 0. in1quitableecCeducoebefoeet hetOffice te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviCCmrletely eliminnttay.tegtin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseeis heoeimploweible. It.fact,tthe defFnse mie ienotehal nsurvreededratlasterhuninlf patentlrefoem bly for.slme political plocatieg. It.respons do my iequitt, Repmesentatil nLampr 5m th,lchairnnfaa ehHower Judaciart Commir eeldurolde hetpassagr te.deelaid a at bears hin hame,msugges ed a atepratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedwas re\ain1d,lateleast in pari,(b lower freservaay.dee defFnsedwas a poratecritical issue te]Sdhfirnthatganeric-pharmaceutical lobby te]S4deatlis,.deosetfirmsedeatecimpetedw th researli-pharmaceutical cCmpanies by lf eraay.non-hame-br ndeledicatrheslnoteund s patentlrrotoidi0n. id. at 1854 aLettertffor Lampr 5m th,lChairman,hHower te.Repmesentatil s Comm. oem hetJudaciart,cdo auonor (Dec. 3,.2 12) rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Ironica0ly,rthe modivpsthedfor.ganeric-pharmaceutical manufac urars do wantl oerFdain dratab00adtnt (invalidpse. hetresearli-pharmaceutical cCmpanies te]S9 patentlmonopolien is,laprareotly,tthe desate do lb\ainttheir.own snorter-t smlmonopolien und s fedFr>l s dd- nd-drugtlaw te]Sertmarketildeexm>Ssreadtnpm>edsrhes. id. at 1854 (Brief for.Tbva Pharmaceuticals USA,aInc. ey a5. as.AmaciiCuriaatSuppCriday.Aprelleea untein Favornnf Affirmance 1ngs p32,dTseeasFnse,aInc. v. Boidon, Dick bslne& CC., 649 F.3d 1276 (Fed. Cir. e]11)h(Nos. e]08-1511,.2 08-1512,.2 08-1513,.2 08-1514,.2 08-1595),.2 10 WL 4622535 (porateTeg fedFr>l Hatch-WaxmanlAco the 0. the 0. the 0. eecdurageseganeric drugtcCmpanies po chaSlenge pharmaceutical patentsddeat wonateotfdewiserdelayeganeric introducorheabyegratiiegedegtfalar.chaSlengernaasix-montimperioinlf marketildeexm>Ssreadt. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviReg>rdlessehfnwhat.modivpsed in1quitableecCeduco te]Sertcorporpse defFnders,ritniseeasyedo seel hetsocietal banefitebrole tlby. hetganeric-pharmaceutical iedustry unteoofde perFonialapatentldefFndatie weosetbreade ndebuttde is incriasieg(cCnsumernaccesslaordrugs unteoofde import>ottinnovaorhes. Moreove ,aitniseverylrloweiblecdo arguel hatepharmaceutical-mesearlimgiantseandhoofde patent-rllimcorporpse behe the cmoofn aeetunjustly enrllied andhecenomica0ly.ove cimpensatrd by.a pooelyecalibratrd patentlsystem. Iedeed,.els wrareeI hal nargued a ateprare isea)stroldeecenomicnargumend.for.phasieg(oly hetpatentlsystem asea)whole andhreplocrldeit w th aeaystem te.die ilyelimitrd entstlementseavailableetnly.for.pailacular types lf inventrhen. id. at 18Eric E.aJohnsln,.Intellec ualaPr pd dtn ndedratIncent=l nFa0lacy, 39 Fla. St. U. L. Rev.a623, 675c(e]S2)h[rareinnftdeaJohnsln,.Incent=l nFa0lacy].This de\u00a Yed ifnwg)aeetgoieg(do hal npatents,dtb n patentllitigadrheashinatebeerias0nablye4xpFditthus firnme etoroome plaintiffs. And do deel4xtentlpatenttlawoneedsdpm>-defFndatihaspFids do pm>eide balance, sulimpm>edsrhesashinatewirkmatepratlevel hfmpratleg>Sime ets,chet 5itigadrheabudgets andhdrsd iatmospfdeicn. id. at 18Anoofde aprroac cdo.bsildieg.balance o hetpatentlsystem andepmevetiaay.ove cimpensatrheairtdo adjust.t e durntthedhf hetpatentlentstlement 54 aEric E.aJohnsln,.Calibratieg.PatentlLifepimes,c22 Santa Clara)Computdea& HigheTech.yL.J. 269,.288ngs p389h(e]06) This de\u00a evi eviIf legisladota aretrilucoantl oerFmol in1quitableecCeducoeay iie roots,dtb yashinateateleast takrrthe sseporf db eidieg.the Coegrionihe>ldBudget Office (CBO)edo estimtteedratdo trin1 te]Sertcostsopo iheaecenomt. id. at 18Tse CBO.is highlyerespFid defoe pr ducaay.nonpailasaneinform>e re uboly hetcCstsdimpofed.by legisladrhe. 54 ,de.g.,tGregortnDolin,.Spetkaay.rf 5ciFoc : Introducaay.Nooace andhCCmmend.iepo iheaLegisladrl Process,.2 14 Utah L. Rev.a243,a276ngs p378 ( manageoldewhy. hetCBO.is heldhin highees eem).This de\u00acWeileeiteiseclear a atepratwast eldetdereteiseveryllarge, id. at 1854 aaat 18he e 82 and cccCmpanyaay.pFxtn(dbctuofpar deelcostsdte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse).This de\u00ac hetCBO.winatebelableltotpm>eide meaeaayfulaquaotsficadrhe. Iedeed,.this kininlf carefulafac -fildaayois(dhetperfFideaotsdot ain dur.checks- nd-balanceslsystem dotaedo trin1.creatrd by. hetjudaciart w tholy hetbanefitete.deelecenometriclmuscle a atepratlegisladrl br nlimcan brieg(do bear. id. at 18Cf. Cotter, aat 18he e 82, vel767 ribservaay.deve itawinatebetbaneficsd idotsubjoidldeelin1quitableecCeducoedo trin1 te]Sertporatereal-wirldhimpactl oerigotome ampi ecal aaa0ysis te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviT at beoldesaid,darare isenolrias0n do waiteuntil.an ecenomicncadehis proeedeagagest.tegtin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse Treeburdendof pr ofashinatebeehedwhoave sutpCrishrFdainaay.dee defFnse. Theado trin1.sprangtffor judacia0.iepuitthes aboly fairnanat. id. at 1854 aaat 18he e 34 and cccCmpanyaay.pFxtn(dbctuofpar deelie1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.as ahgespons do fairnessmclsmerns) This de\u00a Trare was he carefulaecenomicnwirkmdon1ein.cCenoidi0n w th itsecreatahe. Yed patentsdare,din.deeirnecsentia0 nature, aboly ecenomicnincent=l s Trus,.weashinate4xpFcoedo trin1shfge1-tunaay.deone.incent=l s(do hal necenomicnshuniness. Theaie1quitableecCeducoedo trin1.lacksddeat. Itlfo5l [sddeat Coegrion ndedratSupre F.CCurt shinateboth feel freeedo eraer in1quitableecCeducoeffor thhnlaw. id. at 18Cf. Johnsln,.Incent=l nFa0lacy, aat 18he e 97, vel675ngs p378 (arguaay.deone.who favornexistieg.patent andhcCpyrie ielaws shinatehal ndorlakrraeapecific, ampi ecally.based.shiwaay.rf necessidt b lower ara basic araortnupre whllimpatentsdandhcCpyrie ia aretbased.isecCs\radictrd by.empi ecal mesearlimandhevolvieg.araort) This de\u00a evi

<18hame=\"_Toc464394318\">impa><18hame=\"_Toc334690230\">impa>Cosm>Ssrhe<\/ortant Patentsdarel4xtraordieart leg>Siiestgu Forn,acreataay.monopoly entstlementsedeat a5l [.deeirnhoatars do wer ara piwerete.deelcluplsado haltlrravatrnaidivadiea unte4xtract retroaidive royalties ffor rravatrnventures. Itefitn w th dur.iepuittl nsFnserofefairnessma at sulimexcepl=heal leg>Sipiwereshinatebeedenied do deone.who whr1.trscky.inelb\ainrldeit. And dratin1quitableecCeducoedefFnsedgrewrnutorf this fairnessmgestinct. evi eviYed ifnvirtuedisew atedm>ee.deelcreatahedte.deelin1quitableecCeducoedefFnse,.weashinateclnnoderritn unvirtuome node: TheadefFnsedfrequFotly.durns a)cnaimnfor.patent infsilde For iedo a filde9-pointiegdiequif t=he. Iedeed,.thatin1quitableecCeducoedefFnseddoes a pooe jobnnf addrionaayolncleanthanisdif for.he oofde rias0n deant hve itacowers alllparties po a patentllitigadrheato get.neck deep ie degtmud. evi eviMore o hetpoint,l het4csentia0 flnctthedhf hetpatentlsystemnisnece the cnomic:ltotpm>eide an eecduragemend.for. hetproducorheaof public goo s Trus,.weaole tl oebelchartnte.u5l [iegealmor>l impuls do s eer thhnlawnlf patents. Weda54 (shinatehet a5l [.leg>Siieerrra po carry.forw>rd a do trin1.deat waseunshuninffor thhnbeginnieg. Coegrion irnthatSupre F.CCurt te]S4whoave has.a ehearlient)otportunadt te]S4shinateply an eed do deelie1qui the ctableecCeducoedefFnse. evi evi ", "auonor": "MaxlLiu", "cCpyrie iHoatar": "ColumbiaeLaw Review", "creator": "ColumbiaeLaw Review", "dpsePublishrd": "e]S7-01-14T19:50:09+00:00", "dpseCreatrd": "e]S7-01-14T19:50:09+00:00" }
Vol. 116, No. 8 <18href="http://columbialawreview.org/con ent/marriage-aborrrhe- nd-c>ming-nut/"tril="bookmark"> MARRIAGE, ABORTION, AND COMING OUT Scott Skineer-Thompsln,* Sylvia A.aLaw** & Hle Baran***

Overep e pastetwo decaden, leg>Siprotoidi0ns firnlesbian,.gay, andhbisexual iedivaduals hal ndramnttcally.4xpanied. Simultaneomely,tmeaeaayfulaaccesslaorrepmoducorvelchoace firnwomen has.emoded. Weat acclun s firnthatdbf erFotearajoidories lf LGBTQ rie ia andhrepmoducorvelrie ia?

Thin Piec narguesma at on1e mananntthe—ir ateleast partial 4xananntthe—firnthatadvancette.LGBTQ rie ia rilattl laorrepmoducorvelrie ia is(dhetdbf erieg.degrie...

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<18hame=\"_Toc441068697\">impa>Introducorhe<\/ortant Indlittleltverea decade, LGBTQ rie ia advocaten whr1.ableltotradically.transfoem pratleg>Silaniscapo.for.same-sexlcluples,.movieg.ffor arwirldhie whllimclnnFnsual sexlcluatebeecrrminalizedh(e]03) po a wirldhie whllimstpseshcinatehet5oldde rictrice cavilamntrrmonyhao)otposdse-sexlcluplesc(e]S5) id. at 18CCmpar nLawrFoce v. Texan,a539 U.S. 558,a578ngs p379h(e]03) (declasildmstpseecrrminalizadthedhfnsame-sexlsexual ietimtcyolnclnntitul=heal firnthatfalar.pime),ew th ObergefFlllv. Hodges,c135 S. Cs. 2584,c2607ngs p308c(e]S5) (deemieg.baeslontsame-sexlmarriageolnclnntitul=heal) This de\u00a ByecCs\rast,.deedpicture in rilattheaao)deelclnntitul=heal protoidi0nnfor.aborrrhelis rilattl lyebleak. id. at 18While a in Piec nand dratlediatstudies dbctuoned rareinnfotuolontportrayals te.uborrrhe,aitniseimport>ottao)noto.t ateaborrrhelis heoedeeltnly.aspFidehfnwomen te]Serthealth teatehas be n arreatrned. Women face cCs\inuedehurdlesoie manyrareas te.health care,dinm>Sdaay.bly het 5imitrd do accessieg(cCndracepl=heland health servaces. 54 ,de.g.,tBurwFlllv. Hobby Lobby Stores,aInc., 134 S. Cs. 2751,.2785 (e]14)h(ctrikaay.down deelAffordableeCar nAco te]Sertcondracepl=helmandtteeaseaprliedeto clonely.heldhcorporpsi0ns firnviolnttay.tegtReligoome Friedor RestoradrheaAid) This de\u00a Iee1973,.deedCCurt, 7-2,drecogtized a atepratrie iepo choone.aborrrhelwas a flndamental cavilarie i. id. at 18Roe v. Wade, 410aU.S. 113,.153 (1973) This de\u00a Buthffor thhnannuncaatthedhf hetporatelndueeburdendsest te]Sdhfirnevaluataay.aborrrhelregulatrhen in.1992 id. at 18Plann1dnPareothooinlf Se. Pa. v.lCadey,a505 U.S. 833,.876 (1992)h(plur>Sadtnnpinrhe)h(porateIn dur.view,.deedlndueeburdendsnandardlis(dhetaprropriatemmeaesete.rhclsmilaay. helStpse te]Sertinterestew th teg)womaengs p9slclnntitul=heally protoided.libd dt. te]Sc) This de\u00a until.e]16,edratSupre F.CCurt had hnly.lsme ntguik.down rictricerheslontaborrrhelaseundult burdenslme, id. at 1854 aWhole Womaengs p9slHealth v. Hellers edt, No. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560, vel*34ngs p340 (U.S. Jun1e27,.2 16)h(ctrikaay.down an ambuladoty-surgety-centde ri-ratemend.andh hetre-ratemend.a atedocdota hal nadmir ieg.pravileges atelocal hospidals inelrder(do perfoem aborrrhes);n5tenberg v.lCarhari,(530aU.S. 914,.945ngs p346 (e]00) (clsm>Sdaay.amstpseecrrminalnlawnban oneporatepartial biron te]Sdhaborrrhelwas broadly.andhvaguelt defin1dnsodaa aodimpofe fFlonyhsancerheslontdocdota perfoemaay. hellostecCmm0nnforms te.uborrrhe,arFnderrldeit andlndueeburden) This de\u00a despidel hetenactmentorf numerome nogtific>ottrictricerhes. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tGonzalesov.lCarhari,(550aU.S. 124, 168c(e]07) ruphoatieg a fedFr>l lawnbannrldeintact-dilatrhe- nd-4xtractihetpr cedurelreg>rdlessehfn hetviab00adtnnf a fetun ndedrathealth hfn hetwomae);neee a54 (An Ov, viewete.AborrrhelLaws, Guttmtcfde Iest.,rhttp:\/\/www.guttmtcfde.org\/stpse-policy\/4xanore\/ov, view-aborrrhe-laws [http:\/\/perma.cc\/R98P-XL88]h[rareinnftdeaGuttmtcfde Iest.,rOv, view] (lasteupdatrd Aug..1,.2 16)h(pm>eidieg a cCmprehFnsree.listieg.lf currFotestpseeaborrrhelregulatrhen).This de\u00acWeyniseid.a ateLGBTQ rie ia hal nadvanced wrileewomen te]Sertrepmoducorvelrie ia hal ndiminished.atepratsamemdime? evi eviT etplrpoer hfma in Piec nirtdo tiasednutorne cCs\rsbu aay.answertaord atlques rhe. Oue imprionihe (or,omorelaccurntelt, dur.hunch)lis(dhatepopular ledia te]S4specifica0ly, ncripord rrograms.re elevisrhe and ie movies te]S4hal nue1qually portrayed.lesbian andhgay.lharacters,roem hetrne hani, andhwomen exercisolderie ia for. epmoducorvelfriedor,roem hetrtfde, ndedratepris dbcrarate treatmentohas hade nhimpactlheaboth societal ndejudacia0.attitudes pow>rd trasedtwo soci>l jusoace mol ments. Thatdbf erFocetie treatmentois ner hfmboth quaotsdtn nde-ra0adt. Teatlis,.het hnly.aeet heretrilattl lyefeweportrayals te.women havaay.aborrrhes te]S4or con emplnttay.sulimalchoace te]S4bly hetportrayals a atedonexist.aeetoftdn ricolvedhie ways a atedeviatemmeaeaayfully.ffor ac ual 4xpFriFoc . evi eviT etdbf erFocetie popular culture portrayals te.quede rilatrheshipa rilattl laorwomen exercisoldefriedorete.rhpmoducorvelchoace may.notebs dee det sminnttvgtfactornexanageoldedee)advancette.same-sexlcluples te]S9 rie ia intcCmparis0n do aborrrhelrie ia. And dratPiec n4xanoresdandhcCnnoders al erna tl ,aor.cCs\rsbu aay, 4xananntthes,dinm>Sdaay.dbf erFo the ccia intcCnntitul=heal do trin1. evi eviMoreove ,aweew sh do s rion,alosteemphatica0ly,rthatepratmol ments for. epmoducorvelchoace nde-rede rie ia aretmutually sutpCriivedantehettie tFnsrhe. Buthjuxtaposdeg.degttwo mol ments te]S9 rilattl lcultural ndeleg>Sipisitthes helpf amrlify dur.tentatil ncosm>Ssrhe a atepratlegal culture w>rniseimpactrd by.popular culture battles. Ifma in is(drue,hw atelesshes canepratmol ment for. epmoducorvelrie ia drawlffor thhnrecentladvancette.LGBTQ rie ia? Theatrasis hfma in Piec nirtdeateitlis critical firnwomen po comednutouboly heir 4xpFriFoc sdw th repmoducorvelchoace both re he screendandhw thin.deeirncCmmunadies. evi eviThin Piec n4xanoresdits hesin in.dereeeParia. Pari I.4xameneseevidenme nugges ieg.a ateprare isea)corrilattheabetwe n pisittl npopular ledia portrayals te.lesbian andhgay.iedivaduals andhdratadvancette.leg>Siprotoidi0ns based.re sexual orientatihe. Pari I.furtfde highlie ia a ateprataborrrhelrie iatmol ment has heonrecereededratsamempopular ledia boont. Pari II tb n dbctuones hetimport>ocette.c>mingrnutorf the clonetemorelbroadly. Pari III briefly.4xpnoresdal erna tl 4xananntthes firnthatrilattl lsuccesslte.same-sexlrilatrheshiplrie iatvis- thee0-virtrepmoducorvelrie ia andhrejFids dhe nugges ihe a ateclnntitul=heal protoidi0nnfor.same-sexlmarriageorestsdon)stroldde cCnntitul=heal grhunis deantcnaimsefor. epmoducorvelfriedor. Fina0ly,rthe Cosm>Ssrhe nummarizes hetimpli the dcatrheslof dur.aaa0ysis te]S4dhatepopular ledia portrayals anate nhimport>ottrole in dratat\ainmend.andhfreservatthedhf flndamental rie ia te]S4firnthatripmoducorvelrie ia mol ment. evi

I..TheaScreen-to-Cried Pipelge1<\/ortant Popular ledia portrayals affFid soci>l attitudes,nwhllimin durn affFid judacia0.results. This hesin hasdinpuittl napreal and ia perhapsolnclntm>eersaa0.cButhnatieg(oly hetcorrilattl nevidenme iseimport>ottie makaay.pratcadehdhateledia portrayals te.repmoducorvelchoaces deserve morelattentrhel ndelorelaccurncy. 54corheaI.A hfma in Pari dbctuones hiw pisittl npopular ledia portrayals te.lesbian andhgay.iedivaduals helprd buiatesutpCri firnleg>Siprotoidi0nlte.same-sexlmarriage. 54corheaI.B tb n shiws hetcomraratree.lackdoe.sulimportrayals te.women 4xpFriFocaayolnplann1dnfregnnncaesdandheeekaay.aborrrhe. id. at 18While we wer ara widely.employed.t smstporatelnplann1d te]Sdhandhporatelngedendrd te]Sdhpregnnncaes,.deedler te.deeer a smstshinatehet dbctracoeffor irnwash nverep e faid a at aborrrhes arethettiefrequFotly.sole tlfoe pregnnncaesda aterFsultoffor rape. 54 ,de.g.,tLawrFoce B. Finde ey a5.,.Rias0nsaU.S. Women Hal nAborrrhes: QuaotsdaiivedanteQra0adadrl PerspFidivea, 37 Persp. 0n Repmod. & Sexual Health 110,l113c(e]05) This de\u00a evi

A. TheaSpotlie i 0n Lesbian andhGay.Charactersimpo3> eviPisittl npopular ledia portrayals te.-rede iedivaduals fresagedhand,din.slme ways,dpueededratw>y.firnleg>Sirecogtidi0nlte.same-sexlrilatrheshipa. evi eviPriortaord h early.1990s, eymrad hticlmedia portrayals te.gay ndelesbian people weredrare. id. at 18RoeaBecke ,aGay.TV ndeStraie i Ame eca 3h(e]06) (porateTerole oly its falar.fdur.decaden, elevisrhe virtuallt denied dhhnexisteocrtte.holosexualadt the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. Asnrecently.asrd h early.1990s, it.fact,tel n)dratlosteastu e viewers cinatelikelyespet hnly.a hanifulaof dpenlyelesbian,.gay, andhbisexual lharacters ie an hniio yeartrf netwirkm elevisrhe. te]Sc) This de\u00a Th n)driegs.beganepo change w th shiws sulimartd ChFriFods> ther, d ChMelrose Place> ther, andhd ChSeinfeld> ther featuriegogay ndelesbian lharacters ie nCs\rsvia0.rolesdand\/or.gay ndelesbian subjoidlmatter. id. at 1854 aid. at 150ngs p351,.154, 156ngs p357 This de\u00a Th se weredfo5l [rd by.d ChESlen> ther, wrareinn hetcharacter ESlen Morganecamednutoin.1997. id. at 1854 aid. at 147ngs p368 This de\u00a evi eviMostepmomeneotly,td ChW ll & Grace> ther, whllimfalar.apreared.re NBCoin.1998 andhrannfor.aie iheeas0ns, pmesented dwo gay male lharacters ie leadolderolesdand rialied atlevel hfmpopularsdtn ndecritical accnaimnnave befoeetenjoyed.by.a shiw depictiegogay people. id. at 1854 aEdw>rd Schiapra ey a5.,.CannOne.TV Shiw MakrraeDbf erFoce?td ChW ll & Grace> ther andhdratParasoci>l Condract Hypo hesin, 51 J. Holosexualadt 15,l17h(e]06) This de\u00a 5ince d h early.1990s, prare has be n almodent.4xpnosi0nlte.symrad htically presented LGBTQ lharacters helmaiestgeamlmedia. id. at 18Forea de\ailedhdbctuofp0nlte.depictiheslof lesbian,.gay, andhbisexual lharacters ie netwirkm elevisrhe in drat1990s, e4 (Becke ,aaat 18he e 8, vel136ngs p388 This de\u00a Examplgseeasily.clm ndorlininand iem>Sde d ChModern Family> ther, d ChGlee> ther, d ChTheaNeweNorm>l> ther, d ChTheaWire> ther, d ChLookieg> ther, d ChGrace & Frankie> ther, d ChSmash> ther, episodendhf d ChGrey te]SertAnntomy> ther, andhmanyroofdes. id. at 18NPRlStpff,hHow.TV Brole tlGay.People iedo Oue Holen, NPRl(May.12,.2 12, 4:30 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.npe.org\/2 12\/05\/12\/152578740mpoow-tv-brole t-gay-people-iedo-dur-holen the 0 rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther);(BriannS elte ,aGay.hedTV: Io te]SertAlllet teg)Family, N.Y. Timesl(May.8,.2 12),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 12\/05\/09\/bSsrness\/\eviledia /gay-on-tv-its-all-ie-pra-family.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a More recently, pisittl nportrayals te.transdetder lharacters hal na54 (apreared.ielmaiestgeam, ncripord media. d ChTransrareot> ther nded ChOrange Isrd h NeweBlack> ther rgttwo notableeexamplgse(thole both aeeton)streamingrservaces,.het cableetr netwirkm elevisrhe). id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tLiz.Calvarso,hTransdetder Characters helTV: H [.dee RolesdHal nGrown & WeynIo te]SertImport>ot,aIndieWire (Jun1e10,le]16,e1:S9 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.iediewire.clm\/2 16\/06\/transdetder-lharacters-tv-fakaay-it-transrareot-i-am-cait-12 1687526\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/H7XR-S2B6]; Melissa Maerz,dTse Year a ateWas: In.2 14,.TV Transfoemed dhhnWay.We Think, Entde\ainmend.Wkly. (Dec. 8,.2 14, 12:00 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.ew.clm\/ailacle\/2 14\/12\/08\/transrareot-iedwig-orange-is-pra-new-black-transdetder [http:\/\/perma.cc\/C22G-U8T2] (dencribolde hetportrayal te.transdetder lharacters ge d ChTransrareot> ther nded ChOrange Isrd h NeweBlack> ther) This de\u00a And prare aeetadvocactnnrganizadthes, sulimartd h Gay.& Lesbian Alli>ocetAgagest.Defam>e re (GLAAD),dapecifica0ly.devotrd do Fnsuriegofairntreatmentote.LGBTQ people ienpopular ledia. id. at 1854 (Brooks Bare1s,cCitiegoImprol ments,aGlaad EndrtAnnualaTV Repori,dN.Y. Times: ArtsBeatm(Sept. 3,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/ariabeat.blogs.nypimes.clm\/2 15\/09\/03\/citieg-improl ments-glaad-Fods-annual-tv-repori\/ rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther) (dis the dcuofpar GLAAD te]Sertefforis do Fnsure a atepelevisrhe netwirkseimpm>ee.deeir repmesentatiheorf the LGBTQ lCmmunadt) This de\u00a evi eviAtepratsamemdime(dhateposittl npopular ledia portrayals te.gay ndelesbian iedivaduals incriased,nsoddoolditeposittl nsoci>l attitudes pow>rd same-sexlrilatrheshipa. Iee1996, wrencGa0lupmfalar.beganepoSlaay.uboly public sutpCri firnsame-sexlmarriage, hnly.27%dte.Ame ecaesasaiteiteshinatebeeleg>Sly.valid. id. at 18Jusoan McCariht, Record-Highe60%dte.Ame ecaesaSuppCri Same-SexlMarriage, Ga0lupm(May.19,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/www.ga0lup.clm\/poSl\/183272\/record-high-ame ecaes-sutpCri-sex-marriage.aspx rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Ie degtpolldreliased.an May.2 15.(justebsfoeet hetSupre F.CCurt issued its opinrhe.ge d ChObergefFlllv. Hodges> ther recogtizoldesame-sexlmarriage id. at 18135 S. Cs. 2584c(e]S5) his de\u00a), sutpCri firnsame-sexlmarriage stood.ate60%dnntthe>Sly. id. at 18McCariht, aat 18he e 16 This de\u00a As Vace Pmesident Jo (Bidennexanageed.an annouocaayo in sutpCri firnsame-sexlmarriage, porateI)driektd ChW ll & Grace> ther probablyeditemore o eductteedratAme ecae public deantallosteanyphaay.anybody te]Sertave don1esolfar. And I)driektpeople fear a atewhllimistdbf erFot. No[.deey te]Serh beginniegddo wndersnand. te]Sc id. at 18May.6: Jo (Biden, KeSly.Ayotte, Dian a5wonk, Tom(Brokaw,lChuik.Todd,nMeetepratPrion,aNBCoNews,rhttp:\/\/www.nbcnews.clm\/id\/47311900mpns\/meet_pra_prion-transcripos evi /i\/may-joe-biden-keSly-ayotte-dian -swonk-tom-brokaw-lhuck-todd\/# [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviT4G4-PGE7] (lasteupdatrd May.6,.2 12, 12:57 pm) This de\u00a evi eviCCrgespondoldly,rthe leg>Silaniscapo.for.LGBTQ rie ia hasna54 (wndergon1eandramnttclshift. id. at 18Whatlfo5l [sdisea)onorole bly fartffor exhausoal nhistoryorf the same-sexlmarriage mol ment. Foreaddittheal ie-depthhdbctuofp0nllharttay.tegtrrogreofp0nlte.same-sexlmarriage litigadrhea ndelegisladrl changes, eee Robd da Kaplan, Th n)ColenlMarriage:td ChUn ted Stpseshv. Wiedsrrad theruntetegtDefFatete.DOMAc(e]S5) (givaay.Edie Wiedsrr te]Sertatsoreey te]Sertfalarhand cccCun ehfnthe battlelaordefFatetegtDefFnserofeMarriageaAid);eMarc Solomhe,aWinniegdMarriage:tTse Innode Storyorf H [.Same-SexlCluplescTookdre he Politiciaesaand Pwndiia te]S4and Wre (e]14)h(de\ailaay.pratcampaign(do win pratrie iepo same-sexlmarriage hrole legisladrl , judacia0, andheloidor>Siprocesses);nKenji Yoshino,.Spetk No[:eMarriageaE-ra0adt helTrsd :tTse Storyorf d ChHoSlaaysworth v. Perry> therc(e]S5) (pm>eidieg a de\ailedhcccCun ehfnthe fedFr>l lawsuiieagagest.Propositthe 8) This de\u00a Ie Oidobd 1972, just.t reeemontisebsfoeetitawinateissue its opinrhe.ge d ChRoe v. Wade> ther, id. at 18410aU.S. 113 (1973) This de\u00a hetSupre F.CCurt dbcmioned dhetapreal in.d ChBakerlv. Ne54 n> ther chaSlengiegdMineesota te]Sertrefusd idotrecogtize same-sexlmarriage for.poratewantlnf a subsnantaa0 fedFr>l ques rhe. te]Sc id. at 18409 U.S. 810,l810 (1972)h(mem.).This de\u00a More deanta.decade late ,ain.1986,edratSupre F.CCurt heldhin d ChBowers v. H>rdwick> ther a at stpseelaws crrminalizoldesame-sexlsexual lCeducoeware cCnntitul=heal. id. at 18478aU.S. 186,e191 (1986) (exanageoldedee)CCurt te]Sertrelucoanceidotrecogtize poratea fln the dda the cmendal rie i do Fngage in.holosexualesodomy te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviT role oly drat1990s, teedpicture for.LGBTQ rie ia relain1dnrilattl lyebleak.tDespidel hetHawaiitSupre F.CCurt te]Sert1993thoatieg in.d ChBaehrlv. Lewin> ther id. at 18852 P.2d 44, 67 (Haw.t1993) This de\u00a hatepratstpse te]Sertrefusd idotgrati same-sexlmarriagesnviolnted dhetHawaiitstpseeclnntitul=heal provisrhe requitieg.ctrice scru aayorf laws dbctriminnttay.re he basis te.getder and c subsequFothdrsd iclupl decisrhe clsm>Sdaay.deat pratstpse hadefailedhpo satisfy sulimscru aay, id. at 18Baehrlv. Miike, No. 91-1394, 1996 WL 694235, vel*21 (Cir. Cs. Haw.tDec. 3,.1996),arFv te]Sed,n994 P.2d 566 (Haw.t1999) runpublishrd tableedecisrhe) This de\u00a Hawaiitquickly.amendrd itseclnntitul=hehpo specifica0ly.permit dhhnexm>Ssrhe te.same-sexlmarriages. id. at 1854 (Mlliael D. Sant te]SeAmbrogio & Sylvia A.aLaw,.d ChBaehrlv. Lewinad theruntetegtLoegeRoadhpo MarriageaE-ra0adt, 33 U. Haw.tL. Rev.a705, 716ngs p3S8 (e]11)h(olylgeoldedee)historyorf the d ChBaehr> ther same-sexlmarriage litigadrheain Hawaiituntetegtlegisladrl nftdemnth) This de\u00a All oofde stpsesha54 (cln\inuedetotpm>hibii same-sexlmarriage until.e]03. id. at 18Id. at 720ngs p321 (de\ailaay.actrhen in.save alestpseshrecogtizoldesame-sexlmarriagetnftdeategtMassalhusettstSupre F.Judacia0.CCurt falar.dite4 (in Goodrihgelv. Departmentote.Public Health, 798 N.E.2d 941m(Mass. e]03)) This de\u00a evi eviCCegrion passed dwo anta-LGBTQ stpsuten in.deel1990s. TheaDefFnserofeMarriageaAid (DOMA) 5imitrd dhe fedFr>l definidi0nlte.marriage o)otposdse-sexlmarriagesnandhempiwer1dnstpseshdotrefuseidotrecogtize same-sexlmarriagestgratied.by.oofde stpses, id. at 18DefFnserofeMarriageaAid (DOMA), Pub. L. No. 104-199,l110tStps. 2419 (1996),ainvalidpsed.by.Un ted Stpseshv. Wiedsrr,l113cS. Cs. 2675c(e]S3) This de\u00a andhDln te]Set Ask, Dln te]Set TFlll(DADT)tpm>hibiied.lesbian,.gay, andhbisexual iedivaduals ffor servaay.dpenlyeie degtm00adary. id. at 18Nntthe>SaDefFnserAuonorizadthedAid for.Fbct>SaYear 1994, Pub. L. No. 103-160, the 7 571,a107 Stps. 1547, 1670ngs p373 (1993) (rerealed.2 10) This de\u00a evi eviBeginniegdie degtnewem00lFonium, hiweve ,adegttrajoidorytte.LGBTQ rie ia beganepo shift..Fbrst,.ie degte]03tcadehrf d ChLawrFoce v. Texan> ther, dratSupre F.CCurt tookdpratraeetsseporf exanacitly.ove durnrldeits decisrhe in d ChBowers v. H>rdwick> ther and held a at stpseecrrminalnbaeslontsame-sexlsexual lCeducoeware lnclnntitul=heal. id. at 18539 U.S. 558,a578h(e]03) (porateBowers was heoncorricoewrencitlwas decidei, andhiteis heoecorricoedoday. Iteole tlheoedodrelain.bildaayoprecedent. te]Sc) This de\u00a Thai same year, dratSupre F.Judacia0.CCurt ofeMassalhusettst(pratstpse te]SerthighestecCurt) heldhin d ChGoodrihgelv. Departmentote.Public Health> ther a at dhhnexm>Ssrhe te.same-sexlcluplescffor cavilamnrriageaviolnted e-ra0adt ndelibd dt.pranciplescrf the stpseeclnntitul=hedandhcCnatehet be jusoafiedtund s rntthe>S-basis review. id. at 18798 N.E.2d 941,.948ngs p349 (Mass. e]03) (hoatieg a at dhhnexm>Ssrhe te.same-sexlcluplescffor cavilamnrriageaporateis incomratiblecw th teg)clnntitul=heal pranciplescrf respFiddfor.indivadual auoenomtnandhe-ra0adt und s law te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviOfecCurse,.teedpath tow>rd mnrriageae-ra0adt was heona)straie i lge1dof pr grion. Trare ware setbacks. Ie degtimlediat nftdemnthdhf d ChGoodrihge> ther, save alestpseshpassed clnntitul=heal amendments specifica0ly.bannrldesame-sexlmarriaget(same-sexlmarriagetwas alreadyeilleg>Siiehmanyroe.deeer stpses). id. at 1854 nS el Sanders ther, morelaeanttwenty-fiveestpseshpassed clnntitul=heal amendments forbiddrldesame-sexlmarriage) This de\u00a And he oofde stpseewinateleg>Size same-sexlmarriage for.allostefiveeyears, until.both CCenoidicut id. at 18Kerriganev.lCCmm te]Serote.Pub. Health, 957 A.2d 407, 481ngs p382 (CCen. e]08) (hoatieg same-sexlcluplesccannotebeedenied dhelfriedorndorlarry.und s stpseeclnntitul=heal provisrhen).This de\u00acandhC>Sifornia id. at 18Ie re.MarriageaCades,a183 P.3d 384,c452ngs p353 (Ca0.ce]08) (fildaayoC>Sifornia stpsuten 5imitaay.marriage o)otposdse-sexlcluplesclnclnntitul=heal) This de\u00a (albeitl emporaeily id. at 18Tse C>Sifornia Supre F.CCurt te]Sertdecisrhe leg>Sizrldesame-sexlmarriagetie degtd ChIe re.MarriageaCades> ther an May.2 08twas snort 5ivei, artd h votrrs of C>Sifornia aprroeedePropositthe 8 an Nol mbd 2 08, amendoldedee)C>Sifornia Clnntitul=hehpo defin1lmarriagetnsabetwe n on1lmaedandhon1lwomae. 54 ,de.g.,tJohn Schw>rtz.)C>Sifornia HigheCCurt Uphoats Gay.MarriageaBan,.N.Y. Timesl(May.26,.2 09),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/ evi2 09\/05\/27\/us\/27marriage.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther)h(de\ailaay.pratpassagr te.Propositthe 8 an C>Sifornia) his de\u00a) aprroeedesame-sexlmarriagetie 2 08. Buttt en,hon1lby.one, hofde stpseshbeganepo recogtize same-sexlmarriages,deithe9haerole clupl decisrhes, id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tVarnum v. BriFo, 763.N.W.2d 862, 906ngs p307 (Iow>.2 09)h(ctrikaay.down Iow>.stpsutorytpm>edsrhesa5imitaay.cavilamnrriagea o)otposdse-sexlcluples) This de\u00a legisladrl nctrhe, id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tVt 5tps. Aen. tis. 15, the 7 the 08h(e]09)h(defgeoldemarriagetnsapratporateleg>Sly.recogtized uniheorf twotpeople te]Sc) This de\u00a oe plebiscite. id. at 18Ed th Hheao, Maryland,dMain1, andhWashingthedAprroee Gay.Marriage, Reutrrs (Nol. 7,.2 12, 4:42 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.reutrrs.clm\/ailacle\/us-usa-campaign-gaymarriage-idUSBRE8A60MG2 121107 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/9GKZ-E2BR] (docu Foraay.deve votrrs an Maryland,dMain1, andhWashingthedb lomel hetfalar.stpseshdotleg>Size same-sexlmarriage by.popular votr) This de\u00a evi eviT e.LGBTQ rie ia mol ment a54 (beganepo see morelsuccesslat dhhnfedFr>l level. id. at 18Tse fedFr>l levellsuccesses, sulimartd h rerealete.DADT, ware parielf carefulltnnrganized efforis byegrlups sulimartd h Servacem mbd saLeg>SaDefFnserNetwirkm o publicize the stories lf lesbian,.gay, andhbisexual servacem mbd s te]S4anformtte.c>mingrnutorf the clonet 54 aChristiealCaron, Dan Choi Exanagestporat8WeynI.Cannote5tpy Quiet, te]S9 ABCoNewsm(May.13,.2 09),rhttp:\/\/abcnews.go.clm\/US\/story?id=7568742 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviG6WQ-8PK3] (dencribolde het4xpFriFoc lnf a servacem mbd .who was dbcthargedtnftdeac>mingrnutoas gay). Simiaarly, in rispons do DADT, save aleschoolrtrefusrd do a5l [.deetm00adaryepo recruiieonecampus b lower iieviolnted dheirncCmmitmentoao)nondbctriminntton.re he basis te.sexual orientatihe. Rumsfeld v. Forumnfor.Acad. & Inntitul=heal Rie ia,aInc., 547 U.S. 47, 47h(e]06) Coegrion,haerole d h SolomheaAmendment te.1996, arreatrned(do withdrawlalllfedFr>l sunis,dinm>Sdaay.studentlloaesaand ledical mesearli,cdo schoolrta aterFfusrd do host dbctriminntorytm00adaryerecruiirrs. Id. at 47ngs p348. ManyrschoolrtchaSlenged dhe fedFr>l policy.as ahviolnttheorf clnntitul=heally protoided.speelimandhassocaatthe. Id. While a atSupre F.CCurt rejFided dhe clnntitul=heal cnaimsege d ChRumsfeld> ther, years of dpen ntguggleltveredeetm00adary te]Sertdbctriminntorytpolicy.likelyecCs\rsbu ed.ao degtrerealete.DADT. Id. at 68ngs p370 This de\u00a Notably, CCegrion rerealed.DADTtie 2 10. id. at 18Dln te]Set Ask, Dln te]Set TFlllRerealeAidehfn2 10, Pub. L. No. 111-321,a124 5tps. 3515 (e]10) (cldafiedtvel10aU.S.C. the 7 the 0654c(e]S2)).This de\u00a Ie s p3, dratSupre F.CCurt ntguik.down tegtDefFnserofeMarriageaAid id. at 18Un ted Stpseshv. Wiedsrr,l133cS. Cs. 2675,c2695c(e]S3) This de\u00a andhaffirmed dhe decisrhes lf influentia0 circuiieclupls. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tMassalhusettstv. U.S. Dep te]Set rf Health & HumaedServs., 682 F.3d 1,a10ngs p3S1 (1st Cir. e]12) This de\u00a Th .CCurt te]Sertdecisrhe ge d ChObergefFlllv. Hodges> ther, makaay.same-sexlmarriage hhnlawnlf hhnland,dfo5l [rd just.twotyears late tie 2 15. id. at 18ObergefFlllv. Hodges,c135 S. Cs. 2584,c2604ngs p305c(e]S5) his de\u00a As suli,darare isea role clrrilattheabetwe n pipular ledia portrayals te.lesbian andhgay.iedivaduals andhdraie rilatrheshipa andhboth social ndejudacia0.attitudes pow>rd LGBTQ iedivaduals. evi eviThin is heoedo say a at symrad hticlpopular ledia portrayals te.-rede iedivaduals whr1.tratporatebly for te]Sdhlower te.leg>Sirecogtidi0nlte.same-sexlmarriage or a ateLGBTQ lharacters aeetade-rately oe pr porrrhe>Sly.represented ienpopular ledia. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tStpcy.L. 5m th ey a5.,.Iest.nfor.Dieersaty.& Empiwerment at Aenenberg,aInc>Ssrhe te Ieedsrb00adt?)ComprehFnsree.Aenenberg Repori.re Dieersaty.ienEntde\ainmend.11ngs p312 (Feb. 22,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/aenenberg.usc.edu\/pages\/~\/media /MDSCI\/ eviCARDRepori%20FINAL%2022216.ashx [http:\/\/perma.cc\/5FGT-SVXV] (dem0nstratieg.em the cpi ecally.a ateporateLGBT.iedivaduals aeetss ll und srepresented te]Sdhienpopular lediatel n)ie 2 14 and e]S5,ew th inters4corhea0adt beoldea.pailacular problem aselosteLGBT.lharacters aeetwhidelmales);neee a54 (GLAAD,.2 15ngs p316 Whhr1.We.Aeeton)TVc(e]S5),rhttp:\/\/www.glaad.org\/files\/GLAAD-e]S5-WWAT.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/699B-YG9N] (enumernttay.tegtpercentagr te.lesbian,.gay, bisexual, ndedransdetder lharacters represented iendegte]15ngs p32 16 pelevisrhe eeas0n) his de\u00a Cde\ainly,rthere aeetsave ale4xananntthes firnthatsuccesslte.deetmarriage mol ment,dinm>Sdaay.pratcarefulalitigadrheastrategtnandhplaintifftsal4corhe. id. at 1854 nCynthiatGodsr ,dPerfFidePlaintiffs,a125 Yale L.J. Forumn136,e137ngs p340c(e]S5) http:\/\/www.yalilawjCureal.org\/pdf\/Godsr _PDF_w3e8dk2x.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/JW98-2BPD];tSuzaene B. Goldberg,aMultidimFnsrhealeAdvocactnas.Aprlied:eMarriageaE-ra0adt andhRepmoducorvelRie ia,a29 Colum. J. Getder & L..1,.33ngs p337c(e]S5) [rareinnftdeaGoldberg,aMultidimFnsrhealeAdvocact];tScott Skineer-Thompsln, Th .porateStraie i te]SdhFaces lf Same-SexlMarriage, Slate (Apr. e4,.2 15,c2:S9 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.slade.clm\/blogs\/nutw>rd\/ evi2 15\/04\/24\/pra_straie i_faces_of_same_sex_marriage.html [http:\/\/perma.cc\/39XP-PB7B] This de\u00a Nor.aeet he presentatrheslof gay ndelesbian iedivaduals oftdn in.scripord pelevisrhe ehiws ndelovies w tholy problems te]S4hamely,rreinfircaay.stareotypes reg>rdiegogay ndelesbian behavaor. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tBecke ,aaat 18he e 8, vel10 (porateAlthole dhetamCun ehfngay mataria0.iecriased nogtific>otlyeduriego[ hhnlatel1990snandhearly.e]00s],dpratrangette.LGBTQ representatrheslrelain1dnhighlyecircumncribed. te]Sc);nDeborah A.aFishre ey a5.,.Gay, Lesbian,.andhBisexual Con entton)Televisrhe: A QuaotsdaiivedAaa0ysisaAirosslTwotSeas0ns, 52 J. Holosexualadt 167, 185 (e]07) rhe aay.critiqueslte.stareotypical portrayals te.holosexualemen asepmomescuome) This de\u00a And cde\ainly mulimwirkmrelainsl oebeldon1ease-rede iedivaduals,.pailacularly.transdetder people, face leg>Sized dbctriminntton.(andhviolFoc )iiehmanyrjurisdictihes, artevidenmed by. hetrecentlpassagr te.anta-LGBTQ legisladrhe an North Carolinn,aMississippi, andhelsewrare. id. at 1854 nScott Skineer-Thompsln & Ilhea M. Turee ,aTstlenIX te]SertProtoidi0ns firnTransdetder StudentlAthletes,c28 Wis. J.L. Getder & Soc te]Sey.271,.297c(e]S3) (highlie iaay.dbctriminntton.cCsfrooraay.dransdetder iedivaduals);n5arah Kaplan, Mississippi te]SertSenatelJusodAprroeed c Swe paay.porat8Religoome Libd dt te]S9 B ll deat CriticrtSay Isrd h Wolar.Yed for.LGBTlRie ia,aWash. Postm(Mar. 31,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.washingthepont.clm\/news\/mornrld-mix\/wp\/2 16\/03\/31\/mississippis-senate-just-aprroeed-a-swe paay-religoome-libd dt-b00l-deat-critics-say-is-pra-wolar-yet-for-lgbt-rie ia / rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther);nDal nPh00appn,aNorth CarolinnaBane Local Anta-Dbctriminntton.Policaes,.N.Y. Timesl(Mar. e3,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/03\/24\/us\/north-carolinn-to-5imit-baaeroom-wer-bt-b0rth-detder.html the 0rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a evi eviIestead, dur.cnaimnis morelmodent:tTse clrrilattheabetwe n an iecriase an LGBTQ people poratec>mingrnut te]Sdhre elevisrhe and at dhhncaaelaew th teg)risr te.jurisdictiheshrecogtizoldedegtimport>ocette.non the ddbctriminntton.based.re sexual orientatihe,dinm>Sdaay.prrole d h extFnsrhelte.marriage rie ia po same-sexlcluples,.nugges a a ateprase ledia portrayals hade softdnieg.effFid re heretofoeetnegadrl nttitudes pow>rd -rede iedivaduals. A cCmparis0n te.deetrilattl ndearihlte.media portrayals te.women cCsfrooraay.lnplann1dnfregnnncaesdandhdegtrermoducorvelchoace mol mentngs p9slclmraratreely.haltiayopr grion bolsters a in cnaimnandheugges a a atemorelnumerome and cccurntemportrayals te.women 4xercisolderermoducorvellibd dt.aretheedrd if a atelibd dt.isedodrelain.leg>Sly.s4cure. evi

B. AborrrhelRelainslOffstagrimpo3> eviByecCs\rast,.media portrayals te.women dealaay.w th andlngedendrdnfregnnnct.aretrilattl lyerare. While in.1972 te]S4anfewemontisebsfoeetd ChRoe v. Wade> therlwas decidei te]S4Maude,.teedforiy-saven-year-oateleadecharacter ie degtpopular eponymomely tstled CBS ehiw, hade nhuborrrhe,amaiestgeamlmedia ie dete alerarely presents.women cCsfrooraay.lngedendrdnfregnnnct.andhevenemorelrarely depictsrd hmheloidiegddo 4xercise.deeir rie iepo choone.aborrrhe. id. at 18How.TV Shiws Dealew th Aborrrhe: A Timelin1, Week (Apr. e4,.2 12),rhttp:\/\/deewe k.clm\/ailacles\/476169mpoow-tv-ehiws-deal-aborrrhe-timelin1 [http:\/\/ eviperma.cc\/V2BN-8XYF] (listieg.examplgsecCsfrooraay.lngedendrdnfregnnncaesdpont-d ChMaude> ther, inm>Sdaay.d ChDegrassi High> therc(1989),rd ChMelrose Place> ther (1992),.d ChBave ly H00ls: 90210> ther (1994),.d ChFenacity> therc(e]00),.d ChDawson te]SertCriek> therc(e]00),.d ChEve wood> therc(e]03),.d ChSexlandhdegtCity> therc(e]03),.d ChSix FeeteUtder> therc(e]03),.d ChDegrassi:tTse Next Geterntthe> therc(e]04),.d ChDesperntemHomeewivea> therc(e]09),rd ChMadeMee> therc(e]10),. nded ChGrey te]SertAnntomy> ther (e]11)) This de\u00a A rieorols, eystemtclstudy by.GretcrencSisshe. ndeKntrrnnaKimport shiws hatlrraortaord ChRoe v. Wade> therliee1973,.deere ware fewertaeantten depictiheslper.decade te.women cCsfrooraay.lngedendrdnfregnnnct.iedfilr irnre elevisrhe. id. at 1854 nGretcrencSisshe.& KntrrnnaKimport, TFllaay.Stories Aboly Aborrrhe: Aborrrhe-Relnted Ploia intAme ecae Filr ndeTelevisrhe,e1916ngs p32 13,.89 J. Condracepl=hel413,.415 (e]14) [rareinnftdeaSisshe.& Kimport, TFllaay.Stories] This de\u00a 5ince 1973,.deednumbd .oe.sulimdepictiheslan all lovie ndeTVlmedia grewrffor twenty-fdur.per.decade aor116mdepictiheslan dhe decade betwe n e]03tand e]S2,e nhu0l-dime(high. id. at 1854 aid. This de\u00a Ie a serarate study reliased.an e]16,eSisshe. ndeKimport docu For.deve ie delevisrhe ehiws ffor e]05 aor2 14 saventy-aie ihplotlinen involvedhwomen cCsnoderaay.aborrrhe. id. at 1854 nGretcrencSisshe.& KntrrnnaKimport, Facia andhFictihes: Characters Seekaay.AborrrhelontAme ecae Televisrhe,ee]05ngs p32 14,.93 J. Condracepl=hel446,e447h(e]16)h[rareinnftdeaSisshe.& Kimport, Facia andhFictihes] This de\u00a While a atlis a sogtific>ottiecriase, the study shiws hatlthere aeetss ll hnly.a fewestories lf women cCsfrooraay.lngedendrdnfregnnnct.beoldetoat. Allostehalf te.deetfregnnncaesdan dhe Un ted Stpseshare lngedendrd,. nderole ly.40%dte.those lngedendrdnfregnnncaesdend ie aborrrhe;.an e]11,.tverea m00lrhe aborrrhes ware perfoemed. id. at 18LawrFoce B. Finde & Mia R. Zolnn,aDeclinen in Un edendrdnPregnnnct.ieddhe Un ted Stpses,ee]08ngs p32 11,.374 NeweEng. J. Med. 843,.848h(e]16); JameslTruonell ey a5.,.CosteEffFidivenesslte.Condracepl=vesdan dhe Un ted Stpses, 79 J. Condracepl=hel5, 5c(e]09); Inducrd Aborrrhelin dhe Un ted Stpses, Guttmtcfde Iest.l(May.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www. eviguttmtcfde.org\/s tes\/default\/files\/factsheet\/fb_inducrd_aborrrhe.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviB8EC-2S3Q]h[rareinnftdeaGuttmtcfde Iest.,rInducrd Aborrrhe] This de\u00a Eve y ner hfmprase fregnnncaesdas a story. evi eviNet hnly.aeet heestories lf women cCsfrooraay.lngedendrdnfregnnnct.ie degtmedia raretrilattl .ao degtnumbd .oe.lngedendrdnfregnnncaesda at occur iali year, bly hey.aeeta54 (ricolvedhie ways a ateaeetdbf erFoteffor ac ual 4xpFriFoc .tTse 2 14 Sisshe. ndeKimport study te.uborrrhemdepictiheslan lovie ndeTVlmedia fhuni a ateffor e]03 aor2 12, 9%dte.ficorhea0 women placedtnewborns firnadoprrhe,awrareasdin rialalife degtnumbd .is muliml [rr. id. at 1854 aAnjani Chandra ey a5.,.Natngs p9l Ctr.dfor.Haalth Stpsistics,cCtrs. For.Disiase Condrol ndePreventrhe, No. 306,eAdoprrhe,aAdoprrhe Seekaay, andhRelinquishment for.Adoprrhe an dhe Un ted Stpsesh9 tbl. 5c(May.11,t1999),rhttp:\/\/www.cdc.gov\/nchs\/data\/ eviad\/ad306.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/7SHG-L3XL];tSisshe.& Kimport, TFllaay.Stories,aaat 18he e 49, vel417 This de\u00a Ove all, degtmedia depicted c 9%drate te.denthdhf women causrd db eidly.by.aborrrhe,awhile a atrialidt.ised atepratrisk te.denthdffor aborrrhelis stpsistic>Sly.zero. id. at 1854 nSisshe.& Kimport, TFllaay.Stories,aaat 18he e 49, vel417 This de\u00a A aotalete.15.6%dhf women ware depicted dtieg(fo5l [iege nhuborrrhe,adhetaddittheal denths heoecausrd db eidly.by.dhetaborrrheloftdn beoldet atrisultote.murder. id. at 1854 aid. Others hal nhighlie iededratsocial-condrol funidi0nlte.dbcrr porrrhe>te ledia portrayals rf cde\ain dem0graphtclgrlups beoldetargeiedefor.killaay.in.scripord portrayals. 54 ,de.g.,tGeorg nGerbee ,aDenthdin.Prime(Time: Notes.re he Symbolic Funcerheslof Dyiegdie degtMass Media,e447hAnnals Am..Acad. Pol. & Soc. 5ci. 64, 69 (1980) This de\u00a Noeevidenme nutpCris.deeer stories. id. at 1854 aKntrrnnaKimport ey a5.,.Aaa0yzoldedegtImpactslof AborrrhelClgeoceStructuresaand Processes: A QualsdaiivedAaa0ysisaof Women te]SertNegadrl ExpFriFoc lnf AborrrhelClgeocs,a85 J. Condracepl=hel204,.2 4c(e]S2) (shiwaay.deve,ecCs\raryepo popular negadrl characterizadthes te.uborrrhe, women aeetove allnhighlyesatisfiedtw th teg)aborrrhelcaeet heynreceree).This de\u00a evi eviSisshe. ndeKimport te]Sert2 16 study docu Foraay.aborrrhes ie delevisrhe ehiws ffor e]05 aor2 14 reveals a ate hetfacorhea0 women obtageoldeaborrrhes aretdbcrr porrrhe>telyewhide,haffluFothde nagers,rintcCn\rast.ao degtdem0graphtcs lf women obtageoldeaborrrhes in rialadt. id. at 1854 nSisshe.& Kimport, Facia andhFictihes,aaat 18he e 51,.vel448 This de\u00a Th y.recogtize a ate his mat.be nttrsbu ableeao degtfaid a at ledia und srepresents people rf cllor and l [rr-income people dete ally. id. at 18Id. This de\u00a But,.ie additthe,e hetfacorhea0 women oftdn do heonalreadyehal nchildree,awhile lostewomen who hal naborrrhes do. id. at 18Id.This de\u00a Th .auonors lbserve a ateporate[a]lthole no mesearliheugges a a aterareotshare lnd srepresentednre elevisrhe,t heynware notably lnd srepresentednamoegelharacters hbtageoldeanhuborrrhe. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at 449.This de\u00a More dete ally, elevisrhe portrayals te.women chooniegddo hal nantaborrrheldo heonrepresent women as full, clmrleteelharacters bly rathe9hpresent d hmhas.women w th ner narrow riashe.firnthataborrrhe. id. at 18Id. at 448 This de\u00a And his unrepresentatrvedpicture cCs\rsbu es do aborrrhelstigma. As others hal nexanageed, porateove -simrlifyoldeandedenyoldedegtfrequFoct.w th whllimaborrrheloccursdas flndamental ao degtcriadi0nlte.[aborrrhelstigma]. Ie additthe,ewidecrreadepractices lf lnd s-reporioldeandegedenrrhe>Sly.mesclassifyoldeaborrrhelpr cedures byewomen andhfr>eiders alikatrisultslan lesclsmeprrhes aboly prevalFoc . te]Sc id. at 18AnuradhnaKumar ey a5.,.Cosmeprualssaay.AborrrhelStigma,l11 Culture, Health & Sexualadt 625, 629c(e]09) This de\u00a evi eviMoreove ,awomen cCsfrooraay.lngedendrdnfregnnncaesdan maie the dstgeamlmedia oftdn decide po con\inue.deetfregnnncy,tel n)ie circumnt>ocesdan whllimdhe decisrhedas fartffor dhe obvoome ner. d ChJuno> ther nded ChKnockrdnUp> ther, both reliased.an e]07, rgttwo rilattl lyerecentlexamplgs.tTse large9hpointois a ateporate[b]y cCsnosteodly.makaay.aborrrheldhe oprrheldhatedarethettspetk its hame,.helmatter hiw rntthe>Smalchoace iiemie ihbe,.its validadt andhacmeprab00adtnistdbminished. te]Sc id. at 185arah ErdrelliSde aborrrhe. Shinda Rhimes, criadordhf d ChGrey te]SertAnntomy,.Priv>te Practice,ad theruntd Ch 5cuntal, d therdencribesea)conflice w th ABCoin.e]04die degtfalar.siashe.hf d ChGrey te]SertAnntomy> ther. id. at 18Laura Stpmrle ,aWeyn2 14 ShinateBe.deetYear We Talk Aboly Aborrrheton)TV, Time((Jae. e3,.2 14),rhttp:\/\/entde\ainmend.pime.clm\/2 14\/01\/23\/why-e]S4-shinat-be-pra-year-we-palk-aboly-aborrrhe-on-tv\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/A9LD-3EFX] This de\u00a Rhimes plann1dnfirnaeleadecharacter,aDr. ChristiealYaay, anated by.Sandra Oi,cdo geitfregnnnd.andhchoone.do hal nantaborrrhe. id. at 1854 aid.This de\u00a Rhimes reports, porate[T]egtnetwirkmfreakrdnnutoaalittlenbit. No ner toatlme IhcCnatn te]Set do it, bly hey.cCnatehet pointodo an)iestanceian whllimanyner had. And I)sorielf paeockei the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc id. at 1854 aid. (intern>l quotatiheomarke nmittec) This de\u00a Iestead, Dr. Yaaytsuf erFde nhoidopiclpregnnncy,twhere a ertiSized eggtimplants nutnode te.deetutrrus. id. at 1854 aid.This de\u00a Eventually, an e]11,.Dr. Yaaytb lomelfregnnnd.agage,landhdegtcharacter ditechoone.do hal nantaborrrhe. id. at 1854 aid.This de\u00a evi eviSimiaarly, JeantPassannnde,ha vet santwriirrlte.daypimendramns, inm>Sdaay.d ChTse YouldeandedegtRes lessad theruntd Ch Asrd h WolateTures> ther, reports, porateporat8I te]Sevennave gottentaw>y.w th tFllaay.a story te.anytcharacter havaege nhuborrrhe, te]Se te]Sdhel n)drole fde shiws present poraterlenty te.romaece ndesex. te]Sc id. at 18Tse DoubleeXX Files: Health ndeJusoace for.Women,hHollywood, Health & Soc te]Sey.(Apr. 17,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/hollywoodhealthanisocaedt.org\/events\/double-xx-files-health-and-justace-women [http:\/\/perma.cc\/4ZG2-MN2Z] (quotaay.Passannnde) This de\u00a Thin, shatasserts, istporatelargelyedue.ao degtrelucoanceite.adve dssaay.sponsors andedegtshiws te]S9 corporate twners aohaffilitteedramselv sdw th sulima hit-blythedsubjoidlduriegoearly.broadcast.hCurs. te]Sc id. at 18Id.This de\u00a evi eviOureimpmeofp0nisticesenseris a atesince 2 14 morelwomen hal nhade borrrhes in popular ledia. For.examplg, degtmovie d ChObvoome Child> ther, reliased.an e]14, presents.a symrad hticlportraitlnf a snand-upac>mic who hasnantaborrrhe. id. at 1854 aKarley.Scioriolo, porat8AborrrhelRom-Com te]Se d ChObvoome Child> ther IsrImport>ot te]S4B lower Io te]SertSo Ordieary, Gu>rdiant(Jun1e12,.2 14, 4:41 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.d hgu>rdian.clm\/ evifilr\/2 14\/jun\/12\/obvoome-child-rom-clm-jenny-slnte-ordieary [http:\/\/perma.cc\/G8W9-73Y9] rhe aay.a ateporateiedfilrsdandhon)TV, [aborrrhe]lis st ll largelyeunlhartrd,tclntm>eersaa0 a sriiory te]Sc) This de\u00a Ie degt2 15tmovie d ChGsandma> ther, Lily.Tomlin.starredeas atcadh-strapprd gsandmhofde raisaay.mnerytffor friFods for.fde gsanddale ter te]Sertaborrrhe. id. at 1854 aA. O.nScott, Review: In.porat8Gsandma, te]S9 Lily.Tomlin.Energizes antInterdete a the dl=heal RoadhTrip,.N.Y. Timesl(Aug..19,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/ evi2 15\/08\/21\/movies\/review-ie-gsandma-lily-tomlin-energizes-an-interdete atthe>S-road-trip.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a And ie aerecentlsiashe.hf d ChGirls> ther, character Adam.Sackler te]SertgirlfriFod, Mimi-Rone.How>rd, hasnantaborrrheeandegefoems Adam.te.deetaborrrheeaftdeategtfact,tlCmmunacadiegddo him deve it was heona)practica0 aimenin.h s life do hal nanchild. id. at 1854 aLauren Duca.& Emma Gray, porat8Girls te]S9 Fie>Sly.WentlTeere w th andAborrrhelStorylin1, Huf ingthedPostm(Feb. 22,.2 15, 9:35 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.huf ingthepont.clm\/ evi2 15\/02\/22\/girls-aborrrhe-storylin1_n_6716744.html [http:\/\/perma.cc\/7BB2-5UMK] (lasteupdatrd Feb. 26,.2 15) This de\u00a Ie a Nol mbd 2 15tepisode.hf d Ch5cuntal> ther, leadecharacter OlsviadPope, anated by.KerryhWashingthe, hade nhuborrrhe,amarkoldedegtfalar.aimena black emale leadecharacter hade nhuborrrhe,a\u0w thsnandoldedegtfaid a at black women represent a.dbcrr porrrhe>te shaeetoe.deetwomen obtageoldeaborrrhes in dhe Un ted Stpses. id. at 1854 aRtcfdlaLasris,.KerryhWashingthe:.TV ShinateShiw Moments likatAborrrhes do ReducelStigma,lMedia Matters for.Am..(Jae. e8,le]16,e4:29 pm),rhttp:\/\/\evilediamatters.org\/blog\/2 16\/01\/28\/kerry-washingthe-tv-ehinat-shiw-moments-lika-ab\/ evi2 8247 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/QA2S-9T7S];neee a54 (Maureen Ryan, porat85cuntal te]S9 & MorelTV Shiws TackledAborrrhelIssue Head-On,tVaraedt (Apr. e8,le]16,e10:00 am),rhttp:\/\/\evivaraedt.clm\/2 16\/voaces\/columns\/scuntal-aborrrhe-greys-anntomy-transrareot-nashville-12 1760340mp [http:\/\/perma.cc\/P25P-MA78] This de\u00a evi eviThai said,erecentlstSdaes hal ndem0nstrated a ate hetlack te.women cCsfrooraay.lnplann1dnfregnnncaesdie elevisrhe and filr is parielf a large9hproblem lf a rilattl .lack te.women beolderepresented ienspetkilderoles. Ie fact,t nhompi ecal study publishrd by.dhetAenenberg School.an e]16 clsm>Sded a ateairosslncripord media anatfoems, male spetkilderoles nutnumbd . emale spetkilderoles by.dwoa o)one. id. at 1854 nSm th ey a5.,.aat 18he e 44, vel1ngs p32 This de\u00a Thin study a54 (shiwed a ate o d h extFnt women ware fFatured,t heynware dbcrr the cporrrhe>telyesexualazed iencCmparis0n dorlee. id. at 18Id. at 2 (porateTse sexualaznttheorf characters helncre n a54 (was assessei. Females ware morellikelyeaeantmales oebelshiwn in.sexy nttire (Females=34.3% vs. Males=7.6%),ew th some nudadt (Females=33.4% vs. Males=10.8%) andhfhysic>Sly.nttracorvel(Females= 11.6%dvs. Males=3.5%). te]Sc) This de\u00a A serarate study of dve 2,000 ncre nanats docu Fored a atewomen hal n hetleaderole te]S4a atlis, degtmost dbalogue te]S4in hnly.22%dte.filrs. id. at 1854 nHannah Andershe.& Matt Daniels,.Filr Dbalogue, Polygraph (Apr. e 16),rhttp:\/\/polygraph.clol\/films\/index.html [http:\/\/perma.cc\/L74E-Y2EF] This de\u00a 5tSdaes,dinm>Sdaay.pratAenenberg study, hal ndocu Fored simiaar problemsew th reg>rde o d h lack te.pmomenFnt roles depictilderacia0.menorities. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tSm th ey a5.,.aat 18he e 44, vel7 (clsm>Sdaay.deat poratemost stories failhdotreflFid rrlmatlimdhe dem0graphtclcCmpositthe oe.deet[Un ted Stpses] te]Sdhani a ateporate28.3% lf all spetkildecharacters ware ffor lnd srepresentednracia0 ththntclgrlups,ewhllimistbel [.(-9.6%).deetfr porrrhe in dhe U.S. popularrhe te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviHopefulltndhe observedeuptickdie degtnumbd .oe.morelrepresentatrvedpopular ledia portrayals te.women cCsfrooraay.lnplann1dnfregnnncaesdw ll hal nantimpact he leg>S protoidi0ns firnrermoducorvelchoace. As popular depictihesllf lnplann1dnfregnnncaesdtveredeetpaar.sivFr>l decades hal nrelain1dnrilattl lyeclonetednrrnmisrepresentatrve,rthe leg>Siprotoidi0ns firnaborrrheerie ia have, hn.deetwholg, dbminished, dratSupre F.CCurt te]SertJun1ee]16 decisrhe ge d ChWholg.Woman te]SertHealth v. Hellelaredt> ther \u0w thsnandold. id. at 18No. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560, vel*6 (U.S. Jun1ee7,.2 16) (fildaayocde\ain Texan.stpsutorytpm>edsrhesaregularray.aborrrheldoebellnclnntitul=heal) Thai said,epublic opinrhe.reg>rdiegothe leg>Sity te.uborrrhemhasnrelain1dnrilattl lyes ableetveredime,.w th 75% sayrldeiteshinatebeeleg>S.und s all irnsome circumnt>ocesdan 1975hani 79%thoatieg sulimviews.an e]16. Aborrrhe, Ga0lup,rhttp:\/\/www.ga0lup.clm\/poSl\/1576\/aborrrhe.aspx rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther)h[rareinnftdeaAborrrhe, Ga0lup] (lasteedsrtednAug..18,le]16).This de\u00a evi eviIe 1973 dratSupre F.CCurt cCsfrooredhin d ChRoe v. Wade> therlwheofde women hal na clnntitul=heal rie iepo obtagenantaborrrheeandeheld a at pratrie iete.pmivactngu>rnnderd by.dhetDue Process Clower porateis broad enole do FncCmpasslalwomae te]Sertdecisrhe wheofde irnheoedo tdemie>te he9hpregnnncy. te]Sc id. at 18410aU.S. 113, 153 (1973) tTse d ChRoe> therldecisrhe builtoteftSupre F.CCurt decisrhes ie degtlatel1960snandhearly.1970shrecogtizoldedegtrie iepo pmivactntveredeetdecisrhe do wse cCs\racepl=helfirnboth married cluplesc ndesoldle people 54 aEisenstadt v. Baird ther, married irnsoldle,ldoebelfrie ffor lnwarratied.gtvernmental is\rusrhe getelmattersesolflndamentally.nffFidildea.pershe.artd h decisrhe wheofde doebeae irnbegeitanchild. te]Sc);nGriswold v. CCenoidicut, 381 U.S. 479, 485ngs p386 (1965) This de\u00a ThF.CCurt recogtized a at stpse-forcedtmatarnity cCnateinflice sivFr>l kieds te.harmttnlalwomae,dinm>Sdaay.ledical harmtffor dhe fregnnnct.itself,dfinnncaal harmtffor dhe cost te.raisaay.addittheal tefsprany, asychoaogical harm,land,nsomew at backw>rdly, social harmtie degtformtte.stigma if aesoldle womae(was forcedtdotraise.anchildttnlfde iwe. id. at 1854 ad ChRoe> ther,.410aU.S. vel153 This de\u00a B lower deetwomae te]Sertrie iepo choone.wheofde doebeae anchildtas flndamental, porateregularrhe limitaay.deeer rie ia mat.be jusoafiedthnly.by.a porat8cCmpFllaay.stpseeinterest te]Se the 0. the 0. the 0. [anda legisladrl enactments musodbr nar the crowlyedrawnddo 4xpmeofthnly.the legitamate stpseeinterestslat stpk . te]Sc id. at 18Id. at 155 This de\u00a evi eviBly dratCCurt cCsm>Sded a atedeetwomae te]Sertrie iepo hal nantaborrrhelwas heonabsolutehani a ate heestpse te]Sertinterestslin prenatalalife mat.tverride peetwomae te]Sertrie iewrencdegtfetua hasndeveloped.ao degtpointote.viab00adt. id. at 1854 aid. at 164ngs p365 This de\u00a W th reg>rde o d h stpse te]Sertinterest ie degtpotentia0 life, dratCCurt held a at stpsea mat.pm>hibii aborrrhelonly.pont-viab00adt (role ly.dratbeginniegdhfnthe finalntrimester),rexceplewrencnoieofaryepo preserl n hetlife or.fdalth oe.deetwomae. id. at 1854 aid. at 163ngs p364 This de\u00a ThF.CCurt held a at pratTexan.lawnatlissue in d ChRoe> therlcrrminalizoldeaborrrhelexceplewrencnoieofaryepo sal n hetlife oe.deetmhofde ani w tholy reg>rde o d h stpge oe.deetfregnnnct.was lnclnntitul=heal b lower iieswepletoo broadlt. id. at 1854 aid. at 164 This de\u00a evi eviBly since d ChRoe> ther,.dratCCurt andhCCegrion hal nfailedhpo cCsnosteodly.protoidnaborrrheerie ia. Quidel hetotposdse. For.examplg, an 1976eandege sivFr>l years since, CCegrion passed dratso-c>Sled HydeaAmendment,e nhuprropraatrheslrider a at exm>Sdes flndieg(foreaborrrhes prrole Medicaid. id. at 18HydeaAmendment,ePub. L. No. 94-439, the 7 209, 90 Stps. 1418,l1434 (1976) This de\u00a TratSupre F.CCurt then rejFided nho-ra0iprotoidi0ntchaS the clengee o d h HydeaAmendment ie degt1980tcadehrf d ChHasrislv. McRae> ther. id. at 18448aU.S. 297,.324ngs p326 (1980) This de\u00a evi eviT erenftde, ie degt1992 decisrhe ge d ChPlann1dnPareothood lf Solyfdas ern Pennsylvania v. Cadey> ther,.dratCCurt abandheedndegtrelattl lyecleae andhfr>tFidive pranciplescrf d ChRoe> therliedfavordhf degtporatelndue burdee te]Sc tdst. id. at 18505 U.S. 833,.874 (1992) (plur>Sity tpinrhe) This de\u00a Utder his framewirk,awhile a atgtvernment.cCnatehet pm>hibii aborrrhelpre the cviab00adt,hitecCnateporateenact rulesc nderegularrhesndesogtedhpo FncCur>gee[women]hpo kn [.deatlthere aeetphilosophtcl ndesocial rguments hfngriad waie ihdeatlcan be broue iepo beae iedfavordhf con\inutay.tegtpregnnnct.to full tdem. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at 872 This de\u00a Accordiegoto.dratCCurt, porateOnlyewhere the 0stpseeregularrhe imposes antlndue burdeettnlalwomae te]Sertab00adt telmake his decisrhe does degtpowerdhf degtStpseereali geteldegthearielf hetlibd dt.protoided.by.dhetDue Process Clower. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at 874 This de\u00a evi eviA fildaayote.antlndue burdeetistporatesnorthand firnthatcCsm>Ssrheldhatea stpseeregularrhe hartd h purpose or.effFid rf placaay.a subnt>otia0 obnt>cletie degtpnthdhf alwomaeneeekoldeanhuborrrhe. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at 877 This de\u00a Asnantabstraco snand>rd, his mie ihhal nbeeencCmprehFnsrblg, butoas aprlied ge d ChCadey> ther,.it was heo. evi eviAprlyoldedeis stpnd>rd, hatCCurt ge d ChCadey d therove durned dratspousa0 he afacadihe.requirement at issue. id. at 18Id. at 895 This de\u00a Aftdeadecades te.litigadrheabetwe n Pennsylvania andhfr>-choace advocases, Pennsylvania hade dopred c spousa0-he afacadihe.lawndhateaffFid1dnrilattl lyefewewomen ove all. id. at 18Id. at 894 This de\u00a To.avoid dratspousa0-he afacadihe.requirement,awomen only.hadhpo tFll drairndocdors deatltheynware not married, deatltheynware not fregnnnd.by.dheirnhusband,nor a atedheirnhusband(was abusree.irnheoeavailable. id. at 18Id. at 887 This de\u00a Nhee the dlhelion,haeatCCurt fhuni a is oebelantlndue burdee, relyoldehn.deetcCmm0ntrialidt.te.domesttclviolFoc dandhcCsm>Sdaay.deat porate[t]eetfr pd . ocuslte.deetclnntitul=heal inquiryeis pratgrlup firnwhor dhe lawnisea rectricrrhe,a\u0 pratgrlup firnwhor dhe lawniseirrilevant. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at 894;neee a54 (id. at 886ngs p387 (disagrieaay.w th d h dictricr clupl a at pratporateporat8pailacularly.burdeesome te]Se te]SdheffFidslte.deetrequirement helnome women noieofitpseeitslinvalidpsrhe,aartd h faid a at dratburdeetfallsttnlalpailacular grlup does hettsuf icieodly.shiw.it oebela subnt>otia0 obnt>cletel n)do a at grlup (quotaay.Plann1dnPareothood lf Se. Pa. v. Cadey, 744 F.tSupp. 13e3,.1352 (E.D. Pa. 1990)) This de\u00a evi eviBly dratCCurt upheld Pennsylvania te]Sertinfoemed-consent requirement,atwenty-fdur-hCur(waitaay.pFriod,. nderareotal-consent requirement (amoegehofde provisrhen),.und s a stpnd>rd a at demanishplaintiffs.shiw.deeer requirementsewinatebelantlndue burdee firnporatea large fracrrhe te]Sctoe.deetwomen affFid1d. id. at 1854 aid. at 894ngs p395 This de\u00a Trattria0.clupl hadhfhuni a atedeetcumuladrl effFid rf deetin-pershe.infoemed-consent requirement.w th d h twenty-fdur-hCur(waitaay.pFriodewinatehal na sFriome adve setimpact he manyrwomen. id. at 1854 aid. at 937c(Blackmue,aJ., dbssForaay) (porateTse Dictricr CCurt fhuni a atedeetmanintoryt24-hCur(dilay cCnateleadepo denats ielexcesslte.24.hCurs,haeustiecriasaay.fdalth risks the 0. the 0. the 0. ,.dravelldime,.exposure to furofde harassment,e nddfinnncaal cost[,] the 0. the 0. the 0. [ponieg] espFii>Sly.sogtific>ottburdees he women lsviegdie rur>S aeeas the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc) This de\u00a Ie Pennsylvania,aartan lost hofde stpses,eaborrrhelpr eiders are cCscentrated an urban aeeas. Th y.oftdn only.operntema fewedats pd .we k..Women.w th kiis,djobn,rschool obligadrhes,e nddhofde cCmmitmentsecCsfroortdbf acultaesdie raveliegdloay.dbct>ocesdfirntwo serarate aproint the dments,adegtfalar.firngsviegdporateiefoemed consent te]Sdhani a encdegtsecondnfirnaepr cedure. Despidel hettria0.clupl fildaays, dratSupre F.CCurt upheld deetinfoemed-consent,(waitaay-pFriod,. nderareotal-consent requirements. evi eviThe clre d ChCadey d therhoatiegs are fladlt.iecCsnosteod. Shinatewe judge hhnlegitamacy lf a rictricrrhe he libd dt.oe he basis te.itslimpact he a.pailacular pershe.irnrathe9hhe wheofde it limits hetlibd dt.nf a subnt>otia0 porrrhe oe.deetfeople iteaffFids? 5ince d ChCadey> ther,.l [rreclupls hal n endrdnto fo5l [.deetrequirement.a aterlaintiffs.shiw.antlndue burdeettnlallarge grlup te.those affFid1d,.ignoriay.tegteugges rhe ge d ChCadey> ther te]Sertinvalidpsrhe oe.deetspousa0-consent requirement.dhateantimpact he an iedivadualeclunts.asna clnntitul=heal violntthe. id. at 1854 aLinda J. Whailheley a5.,.Preserliay.tegtCorecrf d ChRoe> ther: ReflFidiheslle d ChPlann1dnPareothood v. Cadey> ther,.18 Yale J.L. & Feminism 317,.355ngs p356h(e]06) This de\u00a 5igtific>otly,aart\u00d at dhhnnutnet,(ffor dhe aimend ChCadey> ther(was issued twenty-fdur.years agoe o d h stprdehfn2 16, dratSupre F.CCurt hadhonly.onceitve durned aborrrheeregularrhesnas lnduly.burdeesome,awhile a atnumbd . ndereali oe.sulimrictricrrhes con\inues oegrlw. id. at 1854 nGuttmtcfde Iest.,rOve view,.aat 18he e 6 (dencribolde hetporatelatoace wirk te]Sctoe.aborrrheeregularrhesnandedocu Foraay.deenhundreds te.neweaborrrheeregularrhesnpassed ffor e]11 aor2 15) This de\u00a evi eviT atlcane.was d Ch5tenberg v. Carhail> therliede]00,dan whllimdhe Supre F.CCurt tve durned a stpseeporaterailaal b0rth te]Sdhaborrrheeregularrhe ie ae5-4 decisrhe. id. at 18530aU.S. 914,.945ngs p346c(e]00) This de\u00a ThF.CCurt fhuni a atedeetregularrhe was so broadltnandevaguelyewordedeas dotrisk feloayesanidi0ns firndocdors perfoemiegoevencdegtlost cCmm0ntfoems te.uborrrhe, thereby.imposoldeanhlndue burdee. id. at 1854 aid.This de\u00a Bly drarenftde, ie degte]07tcadehrf d ChGonzales v. Carhail> ther, dratSupre F.CCurt upheld a fedFr>l lawnbanniegdiet>ct-dilarrhe-and-extracrrheepr cedure reg>rdlesslte.deetviab00adt nf a fetua andedegtfdalth oe.deetwomae. id. at 18550aU.S. 124 (e]07) This de\u00a evi eviT is summer ie d ChWholg.Woman te]SertHealth v. Hellelaredt> ther,haeatCCurt tve durned Texan.lawrta aterFquired ledical fai00adaesdwhere aborrrhes aretperfoemed dorleeo snand>rds firnambularorytsurgical centdesc nderequired docdors deatlperfoemeaborrrhes po hal nadmittiayopravilegeslat local hospidals. id. at 1854 aNo. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560, vel*1ngs p32 (U.S. Jun1ee7,.2 16) This de\u00a ThFer requirementseware imposedhel n)drole abor the dl=hetpntientseinfrequFotlyerequire hospidalaznttheoandedocdors who perfoemeaborrrhes poratewinatebelunableeao laintagenadmittiayopravileges the 0. the 0. the 0. b lower deetfaid a at aborrrhes aret4 (safe meant.a aterr eiders ware unlikelyeao hal nanytpntientseaohadmit. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at *19 This de\u00a ThF.admittiay-pravilegeslrequirement.risulted iendegtclonurecrf role ly.half te.Texan.aborrrhelclgeocs,apreventray.lanyrwomen ffor 4xercisoldetheirncCnntitul=heal friedor do hal nantaborrrhe. id. at 18Id. at *20.This de\u00a evi eviIe ctrikoldedown tegse frovisrhen,haeatCCurt elarafiedtd ChCadey> ther(genateleast.twotrespFiia. Falar, dratCCurt held a at in detdemieaay.wheofde antlndue burdeetistpresent firnaeporateporat8large fracrrhe te]Se the 0. the 0. the 0. degtrelevantedenominntortistporat8those [women]hfirnwhor [tegtprovisrhe]lis antac ual rathe9haeantan irrilevant rectricrrhe, te]Se te]Sdhwhllimistporatea class narrowe9haeantporat8all women, te]S9 porat8pregnnnd.women, te]S9 or.el n)porat8the class te.women eeekoldeaborrrhes identafiedtby.dhetStpse. te]Se te]Sd id. at 18Id. at *28 (quotaay.Plann1dnPareothood lf Se. Pa. v. Cadey, 505 U.S. 833,.894ngs p395 (1992) (plur>Sity tpinrhe)) This de\u00a 5econd,haeatCCurt elarafiedta at judacia0.pr ceetiegs anateantimport>ot role in detdemieaay.wheofde evidenme ac ually jusoafies hetaborrrheeregularrhe atlissue ani a ateclupls arethettrequired aohacmepr d h stpse te]Sertcartr blanchatassertrheldhatedeetregularrhe cCsfdesc ledical benefit. Iestead, clupls aretaohporatecCsnoder dratburdeeslallaw imposes ontaborrrheeaccessltogeofde w th d h [purportrd] benefits.those lawrtcCsfde. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at *16.This de\u00a evi eviNu0w thsnandoldedegtsogtific>ocehrf d ChWholg.Woman te]SertHealth> ther,haeatrie iepo aborrrheerelainslund s cCnnt>ot pmeofurecandherosrhe,tandedegtTexan.regularrhesn4xemrlify a atnntthe>Smtrend aw>y.ffor rermoducorvelfriedor tveredeetpaar.sivFr>l decades. id. at 18ThetrecentlchaSlengee o d h scope oe.deetAffirdableeCaretActngs p9slclndracepl=ve-eove age maninte,tandedegtSupre F.CCurt te]SertsubnequFot.nondecisrhe hn.deetcase, furofde highlie isl hettrend pow>rd judacia0.skepl=cism te.women te]Sertrermoducorvelrie ia. 54 adete ally Brief firnthatRespondents,aZubik v. Burwell, 136 S.Cs. 1557h(e]16)h(Nos. 14-1418,l14-1453,l14-1505, 15-35, 15-105, 15-1S9 & 15-191),.2 16 WL 537623. And despidel hetlanyrpredictihesha at oofde TargeiedeRegularrhe nf AborrrhelPr eider lawrtare finishedeaftdead ChWholg.Woman te]SertHealth> ther,hlanyrhofde stpse-levelmrictricrrhes mat.relain.unaffFid1dnby.dhetdecisrhe. 54 aDaniellg.PaquFtte,tPlann1dnPareothood AnnhuncesdIt W ll Fie ieAborrrhelLaws.an Eie ieStpseshAftdeaSupre F.CCurt Rulany, Wash. Post:.Wonkblogt(Jun1e30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.washingthepont.clm\/news\/wonk\/wp\/2 16\/06\/30\/plann1d-pareothood-annhunces-it-w ll-fie i-aborrrhe-lawr-ie-aie i-stpses-aftde-supre F-clupl-rulanymp [http:\/\/ eviperma.cc\/TU8Z-BVFL]. Moreove ,aartd h falloly ffor d ChBrown v. Bo>rd nf Educntthe> ther, d ChRoe> ther,.d ChWiedsor> ther,. nded ChObergefell> therldem0nstrates,aprotoidi0nthf conntitul=heal rie islrequires cCnnt>ot vigilance This de\u00a Asnhighlie ied, his erosrhe clrrispondsew th a rilattl .dearihlte.representatrvedportrayals te.abor the dl=hetin.scripord ledia. evi

II. CCmiegoOut in Daily.Lifrimpo2> eviThe role clrrilattheaolylin1dnin.PprdeIabetwe n deetincriase an symrad hticlledia portrayals te.lesbian ndegay lharacters and deetincriase an leg>Siprotoidi0ns, juxtaposedhao degtcCn\rastoldedrend w th reg>rde o uborrrhe, nutplementseexistieg.aaa0yses identafyiegdporatec>mingrnut te]Sdhartcentrally import>ot ao degtchangeslin public nttitudes andhcCsntitul=heal docdrier tow>rd LGBTlpeople id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tStel n)Seidmae,dBeyondhdegtClonet:tTse Transfoemarrhe nf Gay ndeLesbian.Lifr (e]02) This de\u00a Manyrhpenly.-rede feople hal nclmrlex,tmoviay.stories lf c>mingrnutnto friFods,erareots, etcfden,rstudents, bosses, clmrleteestrangers,r nddhofdes. As oftdn artd h 4xpFriFoc mistjoyful, iteis painful, andhiteis heona)soldular event id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tKenji Yoshino, CCveraay:tTse HiddeetAssaultotn OureCavillRie ia 58ngs p365h(e]06) This de\u00a Nhee the dlhelion,hLGBTQ people c>mingrnutnhartbeeencentrally import>ot ao po0adacal changelin both legisladrl andhcCsntitul=heal dispu es. evi eviCCm Foraay.oe degte]03 decisrhe ge d ChGoodridge> therles ablishray.lar the criage o-ra0adtnintMasstcfunetts, foemer CCegrionmaenBarerytFrankt\u00d: porate[I]e.deetMasstcfunettshcCsntitul=he cCnatehal nbeeenamended dratday ftde, itewinatehal nbeee. te]Sc id. at 18BarerytFrank, Representatrvedlf Mass.,tKeyhe e Addrion atedeetW lliams Iestitule 4th Annual Updatr.oe Sexual OrientatiheeLaw and Public Policym(May.9,ee]05),rhttp:\/\/www.ucov.tv\/shiws /Sexual-Orientatihe-Law-e]05-4th-Annual-Updatr-on-Sexual-Orientatihe-Law-and-Public-Policy-Pprd-One-9308 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/GP7U-CSD2].This de\u00a Bly artdimenpassed ndesame-sexlcluples got married, marriage poratebee[a]menboriay te]Sdhani a ereby.acmepr the cablg, w th d h newequesdrheabeaay:tporateW at do you geitydur.lesbian naie bors ffor Crate andhBarrel? te]Sc id. at 18Id.This de\u00a As Pr fionor.W lliam Eskridgenhartexanageed, d h LGBTQ rie ia mol ment riliedthn people c>mingrnutnte.deetclonet heonjusoepo changelsocial ttitudes butoa54 ( oegarerr newemol ment m mbd s te]S4andhm mbd s w th voses. id. at 1854 aW lliam N. Eskridge, Jr.,.Chann1laay:tIdentaty-Based.Social Mol ments and Public Law, 150aU. Pa. L. Rev. 419,.461ngs p363h(e]01) This de\u00a Accordiegoto.Eskridge, porateAnecdotaleevidenme rf changed ttitudes (porat8I lomelnutnto my Moa er, andhshatsaid:tporateI usedhao feae you people butonow rialize a ategay is griad! te]Sc te]Se)dw ll hettsuf ice unlion widely 4xpFriFoc dc ndereportrd. te]Sc id. at 18Id. at 463;neee a54 (W lliam N. Eskridge, Jr.,.A Jurisprudenme rf porateCCmiegoOut te]Sc: Religoon,hHomosexualadt, andhCCllisrhes rf Libd dt.andhE-ra0adtnintAme ecae Public Law, 106 Yale L.J. e411,.2443 (1997)h(observaay.deat poratec>mingrnut te]Sdhisea decideily.po0adacal aid andhone a atebuilds ontfeminist heoihesha at deetfersheal is.po0adacal) This de\u00a Relyoldehn.cCn\aid hypoa esis trnthaory,.Pr fionor.Suzann1 Goldberg hartsimiaarly rguei a ateclmingrnutnanats antimport>ot role in bretkildedown w at she labelstporatesticktnintuitthes te]Sdhreg>rdiego-rede iedivaduals. id. at 185uzann1 Goldberg,tSticktnIntuitthes and deetFuturecrf Sexual OrientatiheeDbctriminntton, 57 UCLA L. Rev. 1375, 140e te]S310c(e]10) This de\u00a evi eviT etimport>ocette.c>mingrnutnto d h LGBTQ mol ment as flrofde eugges 1dnby.dhetn [.dwenty-aie i-year-oatetraditthe oe.Nntthe>SmCCmiegoOut Day, pmomo 1dnby.dhetHumaenRie ia Camraigelprecisely.b lower porate[w] encpeople kn [.someone who as LGBTQ,t heynare far lorellikelyeao nutpCri o-ra0adtnunder dratlaw.dBeyondhdeve,edur.stories can be powerfulhpo Fali oofde. te]Sc id. at 18Nntthe>SmCCmiegoOut Day, HumaenRie ia Camraige,rhttp:\/\/www.hrc.org\/ eviricources\/nntthe>S-c>ming-oly-day [http:\/\/perma.cc\/9PFM-SPJ5] (lasteedsrtednAug..17,.2 16) This de\u00a Indeed, ner hfmus (Pr fionor.Scott Skilerr-Thlmrshe)trecallstfondly.dratfersheal expFriFoc lnf c>mingrnutnartgay do his family.butoa54 ( egtprofhuni po0adacal impact it hadhon his previomely conservatrve,rSolyfdrn-retred fathe9.lTeere aeet housaods,eif not m00lrhes,ete.analogome anecdotes. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tIt Geia Better Pr jFid,rhttp:\/\/www.itgeisbetter.org\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviX7KN-DZLH] (lasteedsrtednAug..17,.2 16) (exhibiiingrvideos rf LGBTQ yolyf shaeoldetheirnporatec>mingrnut te]SdhexpFriFoc s) This de\u00a evi eviOne aale reg>rdiegothe import>ocette.c>mingrnutnfirnLGBTQ rie ia hartbecome somephaay te.lore. Whdn delibd array.hiw.do decide d ChBowers v. H>rdwick> ther,.Jusoace Powell allegeily.said a ate h ditehet kn [.anyrgay people el n)drole ner hfmhis clerke wartgay te]S4bly cloneted. id. at 18Kenji Yoshino, CCveraay,l111 Yale L.J. 769,.820 (e]02)h(porateIn 1986,.Jusoace Powell te]Sertgay clerknfailedhpo cCmelnutnto his Jusoace beforecrral rgument ge d ChBowers v. H>rdwick> ther.hAftdeacCsfidiegoto.his clerk a ate h hadhnave meitanhomosexual, Powell went helpo cast.thetdecidiegovose ge d ChBowers> ther. te]Sc) This de\u00a Manyrhal nspFiulnted aboly wheofde d ChBowers> therewinatehal nbeee decideitdbf erFotly.hadhpeetclerk cCmelnutnto Jusoace Powell. id. at 18Thetclerk, C. Cabell Chinnis, hasneugges 1dnJusoace Powell hadhmeithis boyfriFod and musodhal nkn [nlfd wartgay. Accordiegoto.Chinnis, Jusoace Powell mat.hal ndesclaimed kn [ieg.aaynhomosexualsepo protoidnChinnise nddhofde gay clerks. Adam.Liptak, Exhibii.A firnaeMajor.Shift: Jusoaces te]S9 Gay Clerks,.N.Y. Timesl(Jun1e8,le]13),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/e]13\/06\/0e /us\/exhibii-a-for-a-major-shift-justaces-gay-clerks.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a evi eviSimiaarly, women epetkildenutnaboly theirnfersheal expFriFoc s te.uborrrhe hal na54 (anated antimport>ot role in d h struggle firnrermoducorvelfriedor. id. at 18Thetsamethoatseprue firnhofde m rginaliz1dnidentaties. For.examplg, m mbd s te.deetHIV rie ia mol ment, sulimartd h Triadment Aidi0ntCamraigel(TAC) in SolyfhAf eca, hal noftdn utiSized t-shipls declaeoldethat onemistporateHIV Posittve te]Sc to help destigmatize a ndesiase. 54 ,de.g.,tTriadment Aidi0ntCamraige, Fie iieg(foreOureL=ves:tTse History te.d h Triadment Aidi0ntCamraigel39c(e]11),rhttp:\/\/tac.org.za\/files\/10yearbook\/index.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther)h(porateTAC te]SertHIV-posittve t-shipls ware prioredhin 1999.asna tool oebretkedown tegtsecrecy, shametandhstigma a at surrhunied HIV. te]Sc) This de\u00a M mbd s te.deetrermoducorvelfriedor mol the dment hal nloay.recogtized a e import>ocette.sulimstories. For.examplg, an 1969,.wrencdegtall-male NeweYirkmlegisladure debaiededratbill dratteven ually leg>Sized aborrrheeieldhatestpseein.1970,nthatRedstockaays, a sFlf-pr claimed radical feminist grlup,aprotosiededratabseocette.women iendegtconve snttheoandeorgatized epetk-olysdan whllimwomen toatlstories lf theirnown aborrrhes. id. at 1854 aReva B. 5iegel, d ChRoe> ther te]SertRd. s:tTse Women te]SertRie ia ClaimldhateEngenderedtd ChRoe> ther,.90 B.U. L. Rev. 1875, 1880c(e]10) (dencribolde hetrole te.deetRedstockaays).This de\u00a And ie deetinaugur>S issue hfnthe feminist d ChMs. > thermagazier in.1972,dfifty-thrie famome women eogtedha stpsement sayrldedeatltheynhadhhade nhuborrrhe. id. at 18Barbar>S4 aD. Dbam0nstege,lW nHav nHadtAborrrhes, Ms.,tSprany.1972,datl34ngs p335, http:\/\/images.nymag.clm\/images\/e\/pmomo the>S\/11\/11\/we k1\/mrs-aborrrhesb.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/L3GE-AWFB] This de\u00a evi eviAse nhofde examplg, an 1977,.JosephaA. C>Sifano, President JimmyeCarter te]SertSecretary te.d h Derardment te.Health, Educntthe, andhWFlfare, wasnanthonoredtguesddatlNeweYirkmUnieersaty School.rf Law.dHd warthpenly.otposede o uborrrheeandehadnbeee quotedthn d ChMeeo d h Press> theresayrldedeatl h hadhporateporat8nave kn [nlalwomaenwho watied.antaborrrhelirnwho warthappynaboly havaege nhuborrrhe. te]Se te]Sd id. at 18JosephaA. C>Sifano, GtvernaegeAme eca: An Iesider te]SertReport ffor dhe Whide Hower and deetCabiert 79 (1981) This de\u00a Women.atlNYUeLaw orgatized oegreeithim. id. at 1854 aid.This de\u00a Manyrie deetaSdaeocetheld up hangers,r nddnome presentednallarge fr>-choace banner. id. at 1854 aid.This de\u00a Duriay.tegtQ&A,.lanyrwomen who hade borrrhes, beforecandhaftdead ChRoe> ther,.dold deeir.stories,tandedegtexchangelwarteove ednre atnntthe>Smeveniay.news. id. at 1854 aid. at 7e te]S380.tSecretary the 0 C>Sifanotrecalledhone womaenin pailacular: evi[A]boly halfw>y.down tegtaisle in d h NYUeaSdatorium,la womaenrone.do hetlicrophhee the 0. the 0. the 0. te]ScLook at le, Mr. C>Sifano, te]Sc shatsholyed w th defi>ot emo the.tporateI wati you ao nee alwomaenwho watied.antaborrrhe. I wati you ao nee alwomaenwho warthappynay havaege nhuborrrhe. I wati you ao nee alwomaenwho hade nhuborrrhe.twotwe ks agoeand(who aedends po hal nanhofde uborrrhe the 0. the 0. the 0. I wati you ao goeback ao Washingthe kn [ieg.deatlthere aeetwomen who aeethappynwho hal nhade borrrhes, kn [ieg.deatlthere aeetwomen who wati aborrrhes. I dhe te]Settever wati you ao make a stpsement likat hetone you madeesayrldedeatlyou hal nnave kn [nlalwomaena atewatied.po hal nantaborrrhelirnhave kn [nlalwomaenwho warthappynaboly havaege nhuborrrhe. You hal nnowhmeitone. eviId. at 7e te]S380.This de\u00a evi eviMoretrecently, an e]14,e nhonlin1 lomraigelentatlededratporate1 an 3tCamraige te]Sc fFaturedrvideos rf women tFllaay.d h stories lf theirnown aborrrhes. id. at 18Advocases(foreYolyf, 1 an 3tCamraige,rhttp:\/\/www.1in3lomraige.org\/ rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther)h(lasteedsrtednAug..16,.2 16) This de\u00a Anhofde onlin1 lomraigelorgatized by.a grlup calledhUltraViolFtteducntes people aboly thetfaid a at lanyrwomen hal naborrrhes ani a atemost te.t hmharetmhofdes lf ner hr lorelchildree. id. at 18Aborrrhe:eEnd d h Predendaay,lUltraViolFt,rhttp:\/\/aid.wetreultraviolFt.org\/ evieogt\/aborrrhe_faids [http:\/\/perma.cc\/XCB4-YYKX] (lasteedsrtednAug..16,.2 16) This de\u00a Ie Sept mbd 2 15, acorvistsllaunlhed nhoffirt ao make aborrrhelstories goevir>S prrole t h hashtagdporate#ShintYolrAborrrhe. te]Sd id. at 18Missrhe,tShinteYoleaAborrrhe, http:\/\/sholyyduruborrrhe.clm\/missrhemp [http:\/\/ eviperma.cc\/N6S7-URL5] (lasteedsrtednAug..16,.2 16) This de\u00a evi eviSigtific>otly,atvere100tlawydes (inm>Sdaay.coalyfor.Pr fionor.SylviaeLaw)tsubmittece nhulicus brief do hetSupre F.CCurt in d h d ChWholg.Woman te]SertHealth > therchaSlengee o Texan te]Sertaborrrheeregularrhes, tdstafyiegddo hetbeneficial role dhetdecisrhes po hal naborrrhes hadein d his lives. id. at 1854 aBrief lf JaeocetMacavoy, Janie Schulmae,dani Overe110 Oofde Women iendegtLeg>SiPr fionrheeWhonHav nExercised T his CCsntitul=heal Rie iepo andAborrrhelartAlici Curiae in SutpCri lf Petittheers at 2,aWeolg.Woman te]SertHealth v. Hellelaredt,aNo. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560 (U.S. Jun1ee7,.2 16) (No. 15-274), the 02 16 WL 74949 This de\u00a Frrlmany te.d hsetwomen,edratab00adt telhal nantaborrrhelallowed a er do pursue.deeirnctreers ie degtlaw. id. at 1854 nid. at 4 This de\u00a evi eviOve all,.hiweve ,athere aeetrilattl lyefeweexamplgs rf women publiclyediscussoldetheirnaborrrhelexpFriFoc s,ewhllimhighlie isl hetdete al rule:lStigma hasncon\inued.po limitediscussohe oe.aborrrhelstories in public discCurse id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tKaa a Pollitt,hHow do Really DefFod Plann1dnPareothood,.N.Y. Timesl(Aug..5,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 15\/08\/05\/tpinrhe\/how-to-retlly-defFod-plann1d-pareothood.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther)h( rgurldedeatlwomen noedhpo cCmelnutnte.deetclonet aboly theirnaborrrhes po help tvercome stigma); MeageantWinter, MyaAborrrhe, N.Y. Mag..(Nov. 10,le]13),rhttp:\/\/nymag.clm\/news\/fFatures\/ eviaborrrhe-stories-e]S3-11\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/FD3D-YBSD] rhe aay.a atewhile one in d rie women w ll hal nhade nhuborrrhe.by.dhetdimen heynare forry-frve,rstigma con\inues oestaflatfersheal discussohe oe.dhetdopic).tIt is heonjusoeuborrrhe.t atlis silFoc dcbly rermoducorhe moreldete ally. Ie 2 15, Mark Zuckerberg,tCEO oe.Facebook,.pontei a atehis wifr wartpregnnnd.aftdeaexpFriFocaay.a rie miscarriages. DbnotGsandoni, Mark Zuckerberg Posts ontFacebook:hAftdeaMiscarriages,lW te]Ser nHavaay.a Baby,.N.Y. Times: Bits.(July.31,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/bits.blogs.nypimes.clm\/2 15\/07\/31\/dhe-zuckerbergs-annhunce-prayre-expFidild-a-baby-aftde-a-fersheal-struggle\/ rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther). W thgenanthCur, hetreceivede335,000 risponses, mostlyeaeankildehim firnbeaay.hpen aboly a cCmm0ntexpFriFoc lt atlis ordiearilyes igmatized. Id.This de\u00a So powerfulhis pratstigma associayed w th uborrrhe.t atlallegeily.a hospidal a aterr eidertaborrrheeservacea hartel n)attempied.po silFoc ner hfmits.docdors ffor hpenly.advocasieg(forerermoducorveljustace. id. at 1854 nErik Eckeolm, Docdor, Wartedhpo Be SilFot helAborrrhes, FileseCavillRie ia Clmrlaint,.N.Y. Timesl(May.2,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/05\/03 /us\/docdor-warted-to-be-silFot-on-aborrrhe-files-cavil-rie ia-clmrlaint.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Anecdotally, an oleaexpFriFoc , women dothettrolyin1ly.sharet4tories aboly aborrrhe. We serarately countnartfriFods lanyrwomen colleaguen,rstudents, coconspir>dors an varaome lomraiges,tandenaie bors. W th lany,ewe kn [.fersheal infoemarrhe aboly theirnrilatthes.w th kiis,drareots, pailnden,rsiblaays, fdalth problems,dfinnncaal issues,aartwell asmviews.aboly culture, po0adacs,tandedegtnaturecrf degtunieerse. But,ew th some exceplrhes, we dothettkn [.dee aborrrhelstories oe.manyrpeople we kn [.eerytwell an oofde ways. evi eviBeyondholeaown expFriFoc s,ePr fionor.Sarah Clwae hartdoc the du Fored hiw.die ily aborrrheeistheld secret. Ie dratdata Clwae examgeed, porate[t]erie-quarters oe.Ame ecaesesayn heynkn [.someone who hade miscarriage te]Sdhwhlle only poratehalf report kn [ieg.someone who hade nhuborrrhe. te]Sc id. at 18Sarah K. Clwae,tSecrets ani MispFrceplrhes:tTse Criadohe oe.SFlf-Fulfillaay.Il>Ssrhes, 1 Socioaogical Sci. 466,e475h(e]14) This de\u00a Accordiegoto.Clwae,tporate[g]il n)drat aborrrheeistlorelcom the dmhe.t an miscarriage the 0. the 0. the 0. deiseis a strikoldeiedicadihe.drat aborrrheesecrets hal nnotnbeeencCmmunacadedeas oftdn artmiscarriageesecrets. te]Sc id. at 18Id.This de\u00a Thin mat.exanage why public pFrceplrhes reg>rdiegothe prevaleocette.uborrrhe, andhits(safedt, aretinaccurate. As aerecentlpoSl cCsm>Sded,.Ame ecaeseunderdstamate degtnumbd .oe.women who hal exercised theirnrie isl onrermoducorvelchoaceoandeoverdstamate degtsafedt risks te.havaege nhuborrrhe. id. at 18Sarah Kliff,lW nPolled 1,060 Ame ecaeseAboly Aborrrhe. Thin Is W at TheynGotnWroay,lVoxm(Feb. 29,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.vox.clm\/a\/aborrrhe-stpsistics-tpinrhes-e]S6\/poSl [http:\/\/perma.cc\/C2RK-8MSL] (dencriboldepoSl risults ani he aay.a atemispFrceplrhes mat.poraterilate.do hetfaid a at aborrrhe rarely geis discussed,nso iieseemseshadowt.andhunkn [n te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviOf cCurse,awhile a atabol ndescussohe eugges s deatlpublic discussohe oe.c>mingrnutnte.deetclonet andhm dia portrayals te.both LGBTQ iedivaduals.andhunplann1dnfregnnncaesdcan hal na meaningfulhimpact he public nnd judacia0. ttitudes, iteis undeniableea ateclmingrnutnreg>rdiegohee te]Sertaborrrheehistory isea deeply.persheal decisrhe hver whllimeali gedivadualeshinateexercisetcCn\rol. As we hal neugges 1dnelsewhere,njusoeus pratrie iepo pmivactnnutpCris pratrie iepo hal nantaborrrhe, pmivactnreg>rdiegothe faid te.antaborrrheemusoda54 (reside clmrletelyew th eali gedivadualewomaenin order firnthattdecisrhe do be meaningfulhielpracorce. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tScott Skilerr-Thlmrshe,oOutaay.Pmivact,e110 Nw. U. L. Rev. 159,.211h(e]15) (porateTse rie iepo limite hetdtvernment te]Sertab00adt teldbssFmie>te andhcCllFid sexual hr ledical infoemarrhe is closely.rilatede o d h subjFidlmatter te.d hsetflndamentallrie ia. In order firnmany te.d hsetflndamentallrie iaepo hal nretl,lpracorca0.meaning, the 0. the 0. the 0. pmivactntvereintimpseeinfoemarrhe seemserequired. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviIteis a54 (worth he aay.a atec>mingrnutnaboly aborrrhe mat.be dbf erFot.t an c>mingrnutnaboly sexual hrientatiheeintimport>ot ways. id. at 1854 nGoldberg,tMultadimens=heal Advocacy, sat 18he e 45,datl28 (cCmpariegothe expFriFoc lnf c>mingrnutnaboly hee te]Sertsexualadtew th c>mingrnutnaboly antaborrrhe) This de\u00a Frrlmany people, sexual hrientatiheeis a stpsua andeis stpbleetveredime. BytcCn\rast, antlnaedend1dnfregnnncylis anteven .a atew ll b nresolvedhin one wat.trnanhofde ie aesnort.pFriod,. lbeitew th a potentia0ly.profhuni impact he a.womae te]Sertlife. Sexual hrientatiheecaeninfluFoc lsocial rilatthes.tvereatlifedime,.while antlnaedend1dnfregnnncyldoes hettnoieofarilyedotso. evi eviNheethelion,haeatrole clrrilattheabetwe n aenincriasaay.numbd .oe.people c>mingrnutnboth heoandeofe.deetscre n andedegtce Foraay.of leg>Siprotoidi0ns firnlesbian ndegay iedivaduals, an lie iete.teg)rilattl .dearihlte.social discussohe reg>rdiegoexpFriFoc s w th uborrrhe, eugges s deatlbroaddeaexposure to posittve stories reg>rdiegothe impaid te.aborrrhelon iedivaduals te]S9 lives mat.hal na meaningfulheffFid rn leg>Siprotoidi0n firnrermoducorvelchoace. id. at 1854 nIrieeCarmhe, AmidhBacklas do Aora-Gay B lls, AborrrhelRie ia Falter, MSNBC (Apr. e,n2 16, 1:00 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.msnbc.clm\/msnbc\/amid-backlas ->oti-gay-bills-aborrrhe-rie ia-falter [http:\/\/perma.cc\/UK7H-QUTP]h(observaay.deat while anti-LGBTlbills con\inue( oegarerr sogtific>ottpublic oppositthe,mrictricrrhes ontaborrrheerie iaeancithnleon attentihe, perhaps.b lower people mat.hettkn [.deeynare closeew th someone who has hade nhuborrrhe); Nichoaas Kristof,lOpinrhe,aWey Ar1ee]16 Candodntes Ignoriay.Women te]SertHealth?,.N.Y. Timesl(Apr. e8,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/04\/28\/ evitpinrhe\/candodntes-lets-talk-aboly-womens-fdalth.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a C>mingrnutnaboly aborrrhe is.persheal, butocumuladrl public discussohe can be po0adacally.powerful. id. at 18Davad J. Phillaps,eFfor Pmivact( oeVisrb00adt,h23 Soc. Text 95,d97h(e]05) (porateporat8C>mingrnut te]S9 in,haean, antac nboth hfnfersheal empowerment andeof po0adacal claimlstpking. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi

III. Alternadrl Exananadi0ns firnteg)Embrace rf LGBTlRie ia andedegtErosrhe rf RermoducorvelFriedorimpo2> eviW at lf nofde exananadi0ns firnteg)embrace rf lesbian,egay, andhbisexual rie ia andedegtrilattl .erosrhe rf rermoducorvelfriedor? Thin PprdecCsnoders.a rie alternadrl exananadi0ns firnteg)rmogrionrhe rf LGBTQ rie ia andedegterosrhe rf aborrrheerie ia: (1) docdrieal dif erFoc s,e(2)edratab00adt te.teg)LGBTQ rie ia mol ment to frametits(o-ra0adtndebaie in deems te.lol andhrilattheshaps,eandh(3) hetbelief amoegesome drat aborrrheeinvolvertd h delibd are destruidi0nthf potentia0 humaenlife. evi eviOne mat.be inm>inede o d ink.deatlthere aeetdocdrieal riashesha at accountnfirnteg)dif eroldedrajFidories lf the.twotmol ments. While a full accountaay.of tratferyin1nthcCsntitul=heal docdrier is beyondhdegtscope oe.dein Piec , ateleast.atea broad levelmrirmoducorvelchoaceoseemsenonleon grhunied in clre clnntitul=heal values an rie ia firnsexual minorities. For.examplg, respFiihfirnwomen te]Sertrermoducorvelchoaces,elikatrespFiihfirnconsensualesame-sexlsexual relarrhes, in rooredhin respFiihfirndecisrhe>Siprivact. id. at 18CCmpareeLawrFoc v. Texan, 539 U.S. 558, 578h(e]03) (hoatieg.deatlthetrie iepo pmivactninm>Sdes hetab00adt telengagelin same-sexlsexual conduco),ew th Griswold v. CCenoidicut, 381 U.S. 479, 485ngs p386 (1965) (recogtizoldedeat marriedlcluples possess aerie iepo pmivactntveredeetdecisrhe do wse cCs\racepl=he) This de\u00a 5imiaarly, both LGBT rie ia anderermoducorvelfriedor imrli the dcaie import>ot o-ra0adtnpranciples. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tRlyfhBaddeaGinsburg,tSome Trole ts ontAutonomt.andhE-ra0adtnintRilattheado d ChRoe v. Wadd> ther,.63.N.C. L. Rev. 375 (1985)h( rgurldedeatlstpseecCn\rol rf rermoducoron imrlicntes gender o-ra0adt); SylviaeA. Law, RephaakoldeSex and deetClnntitul=he, 132aU. Pa. L. Rev. 425 (1984)h(same); Neil S. 5iegel & Reva B. 5iegel, E-ra0adtnArguments firnAborrrhelRie ia,.60 UCLA L. Rev. DiscCurse 160, 162ngs p363h(e]13),rhttp:\/\/uclalawrFview.org\/pdf\/discCurse60-11.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/VRZ4-PA7R] (docu the dmentrldedeatlaborrrheerie iaedecisrhes rest firmly.on o-ra0adtnpranciples).This de\u00a And opposittheado women te]Sertrermo the dducorvelchoaceoandeLGBT rie ia are both soliily.grhunied in patriarehal assumplrhes aboly gender deat were historacally.assumede o beeprue andhar nnowhculturally.andhcCsntitul=heally.suspFii. id. at 185ylviaeA. Law, HomosexualadttandedegtSocial Meaning nf Genderd Ch,> there1988 Wis. L. Rev. 187, 197 This de\u00a evi eviVisce ally,athere mat.a54 (b nreashee o believe a ateby. ocusoldehn.marriage, d h LGBTQ rie ia mol ment hartbeeenableeao framet-rede o-ra0adtnintdeems te.lol andhrilattheshaps. While unioubteily.a wsefulhrhetoracal frame,haeatrecentlpublic backlas do lawr, sulimartNorth Carolina te]Sertpo0acoldedransgender baihroom wse, eugges s deatlnutpCri firnLGBTQ rie ia is deeply.rooredhin somephaay lorel an jusoesymrad y tow>rd rilattheshap.recogtirrhe. id. at 18SeetScott Caccioln & AlaenBlinder,.N.B.A. do Mol All-StaeaGametffor North Carolina,.N.Y. Timesl(July.21,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/07\/22\/spCris\/ evibasketball\/iba-all-stpr-game-mol s-lharlotte-dransgender-baihroom-law.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Admittecly,athatebacklas wartfar ffor unieersal and,hart\u00d earlie ,atransgender iedivaduals.face sogtific>otta riaiaepo theirneerytsurvival. id. at 18SeetJaime M.tGsantley a5.,.Nat te]S9l Gay & Lesbian.Task Force & Nat te]S9l Ctr. firnTransgender E-ra0.,tInjustace.ateEeerytTurn: AtReport of tratNntthe>SmTransgender Dbctriminntton Survey.2ngs p33c(e]11),rhttp:\/\/www.transo-ra0adt.org\/srtes\/default\/files\/ evidocs\/ricources\/NTDS_Report.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/K4Z6-H5GY] (fildaayodeatlamoege6,450atransgender ndegender-non-confoemiegopeople, 41%ereportrd)attempiieg.suicide, clmrared aoh1.6% of tratdete al popularrhe; 90%ereportrd)expFriFocaay.harassment,emictriadment,nor dbctriminntton re atjob nde47%ereportrd)an adve setjob olycome) This de\u00a evi eviOne obviome potentia0 exananadi0nhfirnwhynrie isl onrermoducorvelfriedor ar nleon respFiiei a aneLGBT rie ia, leg>Sly.andhculturally,his prat aborrrheeinvolvertd h delibd are destruidi0nthf potentia0 humaenlife. Ceryainlyaprotoidi0nthf innocentlhumaenlifeeis a lain.meofage te.those who otposenrermoducorvelchoace. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tOlsvia G.tTurner & Mary S. Balch,.Nat te]S9l Rie iepo Lifr CCm .,tDefFodiegothe Pro-Lifr Positthea& Framiegothe Issue by.dhetLanguage We Usen4h(e]14),rhttp:\/\/www.nrlc.org\/uploads\/WhdnTheySayPacket.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/62XH-6L85] ( rgurldedeatlporate[w] encalwomaenirtpregnnnd,rsciFoc ltells usha at deetnewelifeeshatcarrieseis a clmrletelye nddfuSly.newehumaenbeaay.ffor dhe moment te.feryilazntthe te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviBly heetdbf aculttew th protoidi0nthf preborenlifeeasnantexananadi0nhfirnreduced aborrrheeprotoidi0ns isha at deetculturee nddlaw dothettreflFidea belief a atehumaenlifeebeginslatec>ncepl=he.nAborrrhelwartleg>Siuntal dhe midnierteeothncentury,.wrencdegtledical pr fionrheesul the dcionfuSly.lobbied aohpr hibii.a foem oe.medical pracorce.domie>ted.by.dheirnclmretitors. id. at 18JameslC. Mohr, AborrrhelintAme eca:tTse Orieies ani Evoludi0nthf Nntthe>SmPolicym147ngs p348 (1978).This de\u00a Even whentaborrrheewartbanned,heeerytstpseeallowed exceplrhes.iecCsnosteod w th d h nodihe.drat the fetua wasna full humae. id. at 18Roe v. Wadd, 410aU.S. 113,l141ngs p343 (1973).This de\u00a Gallupereports deatlbetwe n 1975 ani 2 16, betwe n 75% ani 84% oe.Ame ecaesebelieved.drat aborrrheeshinatebelleg>Siin some.trnaSl circumct>oces. id. at 1854 nGallup, sat 18he e 79 This de\u00a Thrie intdentAme ecae women hal nanhuborrrhe.by.age forry-frve. id. at 18Guttmtcfde Iest.,rInduced Aborrrhe, eut 18he e 52 This de\u00a ThFer widespreadnbeliefs ani pracorcesneugges a atemost te.us dothettd ink.deatlantembryo.trna fetua isna full humaenbeaay. evi eviMoreove ,ael n)drole hetassertrheldhateaborrrhe is.degtlurder te.antinnocentlhumaenbeaay.is a central claimloe.manyrte.those who nutpCri rictricrrldehrndenyiegduborrrhe, fewe rguehfirnpunishment te.women who engagelin dein foem oe.purportrdtlurder. Dhe>SdmTrump.said,hin response aohquesdrheaay.ffor Chrin Matthews.lf MSNBC,athateif aborrrhea are banned,hwomen who hal a er porateshinatebelsubjFidlpo some.foem oe.punishment. te]Sd id. at 18Matt Flegenheimer & Maggi nHaberman, Dhe>SdmTrump, AborrrhelFod, Eyestporat8Punishment te]S9 firnWomen,eThentRec>ots,.N.Y. Timesl(Mar. 30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www. evinypimes.clm\/2 16\/03\/31\/us\/po0adacs\/doe>Sd-drump-aborrrhe.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a To lany,eTrumpngs p9slclmments porateriflFidedegtlogical cCsm>Ssrhe rf o-ratieg.a fetua w th unyrhofde humaenbeaay. te]Sc id. at 18Nichoaas Kristof,lOpinrhe,aTrump.ani Aborrrhed Ch,> thereN.Y. Timesl(Mar. 30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/03\/31\/tpinrhe\/drump-and-aborrrhe.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a While triminnl lawncCmm0nly.varaes punishment depFodiegohe circumct>oces, iteis dbf acult do wndersnandnwhynalwomaenwho purportrdly commits sulima sFriome trimeewinatenotnbelsubjFidlpo some.foem oe.punishment. As aepershe.runniegd o become dretRepublicae candodnte firnPresident,aTrump.wndersnood deatl h wasnagainsteaborrrhe ani a atedestroyieg.a fetua wasna sFriome wroay. Nheethelion,hmost te.t heleadershap.te.t henntthe>Smanti-aborrrhe mol ment quickly condemned Trumpngs p9slrelarks,.assertrldedeatlwomen are vicrrms te.uborrrhe. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tChrinyin1 Rowerlle, Pro-Lifr Orga Clndemn Trumpngs p9slClmments oe Punishray.Women WhonHav nAborrrhes, TownhaSll(Mar. 30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/townhaSl.clm\/ evitipshaet\/chrinyin1rousselle\/2 16\/03\/30\/pmolife-orgs-condemn-drumpa-clmments-on-aborrrhe-n2141223 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/GMT6-J5ZW].This de\u00a As suli, hetassertrdtlrral stpsua hfnthe fesua rr eiderta wetkeexananadi0nhfirnteg)disparidtnintclnntitul=heal protoidi0nthf women te]Sertclaimsl onrermoducorvelchoaceoandeLGBTQ people te]Sertclaimsl ono-ra0)digtiry andhrispFii. Finally,has Pr fionor.Russell Robinsoe hartchrheacled, d h Supre F.CCurt (and,hin pailacular, Jusoace Kennedy) hartadvaoc dclesbian ndegay rie iaeanllarge fprdebased.heepFrceivedeanimushaow>rd a ategrlup,awhile failiegd o recogtizeeanimushpresent intcases raisoldeissuesthf gender irnrace. id. at 18Russell K. Robinsoe, Uno-ra0)Protoidi0n, 68eStpn. L. Rev. 151,.226ngs p328h(e]16). Oofdes hal nadvaoc dcsimiaarly clmrellaay.critiquesthf some.te.teg)riasheoldeieed ChObergefell> ther. 54 ,de.g.,tYuvraj.Joshi,eThetRespoidableeDigtiry rf d ChObergefell v. Hodges> ther,.6 C>Sif. L. Rev. Circuite117,.118h(e]15),rhttp:\/\/www.c>SiforeialawrFview.org\/wp-conteod\/uploads\/2 15\/ evi11\/Joshi_Respoidable_Digtiry.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/8UX5-N8Q7] (eugges rldedeatld ChObergefell> therlove lookrtd h digtiry rwed.po singlr people irnhonmaridal relarrheshaps); Peter Nicoaas,ld ChObergefell> ther te]SertS-randeredtPotentia0,.6 C>Sif. L. Rev. Circuite137,.138h(e]15),rhttp:\/\/www.c>SiforeialawrFview.org\/wp-conteod\/uploads\/2 15\/11\/Nichoaas_S-randered_ eviPotentia0.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/VDX7-SLJD] rcritiquiegothe CCurt te]Sertfailure to declaee sexual hrientatiheea.suspFii classific>l=he) This de\u00a Bly why?aWey does Jusoace Kennedy,r nddnociedt lorelbroadlt,oseem aohacmepr sexual minorities butonottwomen who avoidnfregnnncy? evi eviWe believe a ate hetanswe9hlies,tateleast.fprdly, an degtlackthf gene al exposure to the import>ocette.uborrrhe.to lanyrwomen te]Sertlivea andedegtwell-beaay.hf theirnalready-existieg.childree. As PprdeIail>Sstrates,athe import>ocette.social exposure to aborrrhelstories te]S4prrole m dia portrayals andhrial-lifeediscussohe te]S4cannhtebelunderdstamated. More noedse o beedhee te]S4andhmorecattentihe noedse o beepaid te]S4on both sidertlf the.tilevisrhe scre n to help destigmatize a nrie iepo rermoducorvelfriedor, les a aterie iecon\inue( oebgteroded drrole legisladrl andhjudacia0. crrhe. evi

CCsm>Ssrheimpo2> eviThe rie iepo rermoducorvelchoaceois.tvereforry years.tld and yet intantextre Flyaprec>riome positthe. LGBTQ rie ia are aeguablt nf a moretrecent vintage butoaee seFmieglt lorelrobSst.lTee clrrilattheabetwe n popular m dia depicrrhes oe.lesbian ndegay iedivaduals.andhleg>Siprotoidi0ns firnsulimiedivaduals, clupledew th teg)rilattl .lackthf representatrvedaborrrheldepicrrhes, eugges s deatlnocial exposure to women embracoldetheirnrie iepo rermoducorvelfriedor mat.paila>Sly.accountnfirnteg)dif erent trajFidories lf the.twotmol ments. ToninfluFoc ljudacia0. ni po0adacal ttitudes reg>rdiegothe import>ocette.rermoducorvelfriedor, advocases(shinatecon\inue(offirts to destigmatize uborrrhe, andhthose incdegtlediaeshinateendeavor.to lorecaccurately.ripresent thetbeneficial impaidstte.rermoducorvelchoace.", "text": "

impa>In\roducoronimpo2> eviIenlittleetverea decade, LGBTQ rie ia advocases(were ableeao radicallyearansfoem.t helegnl landscape firnsame-sexlcluples,tmoviay.ffor alworlddan whllimconsensualesexlcluatebeltriminnlized (e]03) to alworlddan whllimstpseslcluatenonlonger rictricr cavillmatrimont telopposite-sexlcluples (e]15). id. at 18CCmpareeLawrFoc v. Texan, 539 U.S. 558, 578ngs p379h(e]03) (declaeoldestpseecriminnlizadohe oe.same-sexlsexual intimpctnunclnntitul=heal firnteg)firs aime),ew th Obergefell v. Hodges,.135 S. Cs. 2584,.2607ngs p308h(e]15) (deFmieg bans oe same-sexlmarriage unclnntitul=heal) This de\u00a BytcCn\rast, tratficruretin relarrhehao degtcCnntitul=heal protoidi0ntfirnaborrrhe is.rilattl lyebleak. id. at 18While a in Piec andedegtlediaestSdaes discussed herein. ocus.heeportrayals te.aborrrhe, iteis import>ot ao he e dhateaborrrhe is.hettd e only aspFii hf women te]Sertfdalth deatl artbeeena riaiened. Women face con\inued.hurdles in lanyrarias te.hdalth care, inm>Sdaay.butonottlimited aohacmessoldecCs\racepl=heeandehdalth servacea. 54 ,de.g.,tBurwell v. Hobby Lobby Sdores,.Inc.,.134 S. Cs. 2751,.2785h(e]14) (etrikoldedown tegtAffirdableeCaretActngs p9slclndracepl=hn.maninteeasnapplied aohclosely.held clrporadi0ns firnviolatiegothe Religoous.FriedortRestoradi0ntAct) This de\u00a Ie 1973,othe CCurt, 7-2,.recogtized a atlthetrie iepo choosetaborrrheewartatflndamentallcavillrie i. id. at 18Roe v. Wadd, 410aU.S. 113,l153 (1973).This de\u00a But ffor dhe annuncaadohe oe.tratporatelndue burden tdst te]Sc for.evaluatieg.aborrrheeregularrheshin 1992 id. at 18Plann1dnPareothood oe.SF. Pa. v. Casey, 505aU.S. 833,l876 (1992)h(pluraliry rpinrhe)h(porateIn oleaview,othe lndue burden snand>rd is.degtappropriaye meanstte.recCsmilaay.d h Stpsengs p9slinteres w th teg)womae te]SertcCsntitul=heally.protoid dclibd dt. te]Sc) This de\u00a untal 2 16, d h Supre F.CCurt hadhonly.onch struckedown rictricrrhes ontaborrrheeas unduly.burdensome, id. at 1854 aWeolg.Woman te]SertHealth v. Hellelaredt,aNo. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560,tate*34ngs p340 (U.S. Jun1ee7,.2 16) (etrikoldedown nhulbularory-surgery-center riquirement andeteg)riquirement a atedocdors hal nadmittiegopravilegeslatelocal hospidalsnin order aohperfoem.aborrrhea); Sienberg v. Carhart, 530aU.S. 914,e945ngs p346h(e]00) (cCsm>Sdieg.a stpseecriminnl lawnb nhontporatepaila>S birth te]Sdhaborrrheewartbroadlt andevaguelyedefin1dnsoeus po imposetfelont s>ocrrhes ontdocdors perfoemaay.d h most cCmm0ntfoems te.aborrrhe, renderoldeit antlndue burden) This de\u00a despite degtenaidment te.num1rous sogtific>ottrictricrrhes. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tGonzales v. Carhart, 550aU.S. 124, 168h(e]07)h(uphoatieg.a fede al lawnb neoldeie\aid-dilarrhe-and-extr crrhe.procedure reg>rdleon oe.tratviab00adt te.a fetua andeteg)hdalth oe.tratwomae);neee a54 (An Overview oe.AborrrheeLawr, Guttmtcfde Iest.,rhttp:\/\/www.guttmtcfde.org\/stpse-po0acy\/explore\/overview-aborrrhe-lawr [http:\/\/perma.cc\/R98P-XL88] [hereinaftdeaGuttmtcfde Iest.,rOverview] (lasteupdatrdnAug..1,.2 16) (rr eidieg.a clmrrehens=l .listieg.nf current stpseeaborrrheeregularrhes).This de\u00a Whylis it a ateLGBTQ rie ia hal nadvaoc dcwhile women te]Sertrermoducorvelrie ia hal ndiminished tlthetsametaime? evi eviTee purpose oe.dein Piec is.do etselnutntneecCn\ributieg.aaswe9hao deathquesdrhe.eOureimrreonrhee(or, lorecaccurately,edur.hunlh) isha at popular m dia te]S4spFiific>lly,hctripied.rmograms on.tilevisrhe and ie movies te]S4hal nuno-ra0ly.portray dclesbian ndegay lhar crden,rre attneehand,handnwomen exercisieg.rie ia firnrermoducorvelfriedor, re attt er, andha atlthis dbsrarate triadment has hade nhimpact he both socieda0. ni judacia0. ttitudeshaow>rd a Fer twotnocial justace.mol ments. Teg)dif erence incdriadment is.ter hfmboth -rantiry andh-ra0adt. Teatlis,onottonly arel eeetrilattl lyefeweportrayals te.women halieg.aborrrhes te]S4irncontemplatiegosulima choace te]S4bly tratfortrayals a atedo exist areloftdn resolvedhin ways a atedeviaye meaningfullyeffor ac ualoexpFriFoc . evi eviTee dif erence incpopular cultureeportrayals te.-rede relarrheshaps)rilattl .to women exercisieg.friedor te.rermoducorvelchoace mat.hettbe dhetdedeeminadrl faidor.exanageaay.d h advaoc oe.same-sexlcluples te]S9 rie iaeanlcCmparishee o aborrrheerie ia. And the Piec explores.andhcCsnoders.alternadrl ,nor cCn\ributieg, exananadi0ns, inm>Sdaay.dif eren the dcionintclnntitul=heal docdrier. evi eviMoreove ,aweew s do ctrion,hmost emp atic>lly,ha atlthetmol ments firnrermoducorvelchoace andh-rede rie ia are mu ually nutpCrirl andhhettintdensrhe.eBut juxtaposiay.d h twotmol ments te]S9 rilattl .cultural.andhleg>Sipositthesthelps)amplifyedur.tentatrvedcCsm>Ssrhe a atlthetleg>Sicultureew>reis impacted.by.popular cultureebattlea. Ie.dein iseprue, w at leonhestcanlthetmol ment firnrermoducorvelrie iaedrawnffor dhe recent advaoc oe.LGBTQ rie ia? Teg)t esis te.dein Piec is.deatlit is.critical firnwomen to cCmelnutnaboly theirnexpFriFoc s w th rermoducorvelchoace both heoteetscre n andew thgendheirnclmmunaties. evi eviTein Piec explores.iis prasis in d rie Pprds. PprdeIaexamgeeseevidenme eugges rldedeatl eeetis a clrrilattheabetwe n posittve popular m dia portrayals te.lesbian ndegay iedivaduals.andhd h advaoc oe.leg>Siprotoidi0ns based.heesexual hrientatihe. PprdeIaflrofde highlie isl hate hetaborrrheerie iaemol ment harthettreceivedethetsametpopular m dia boost. PprdeIIethen discussesothe import>ocette.c>mingrnutnte.deetclonet lorelbroadlt. PprdeIII briefly 4xplores.alternadrl exananadi0ns firnteg)rilattl .sulceon oe.same-sexlrilattheshap.rie iaevis- thee0-virtrermoducorvelrie ia andhrijFids pratsugges rhe a atlcCnntitul=heal protoidi0ntfirnsame-sexlmarriage rests ontstronger cCnntitul=heal grhunis an claimslfirnrermoducorvelfriedor. Finally,hdeetClnm>Ssrhe summarizesothe impli the dcairhes oe.dur.analysis te]S4prat popular m dia portrayals anat antimport>ot role in d h attagement andepreservatrhe oe.flndamentallrie ia te]S4firnteg)rirmoducorvelrie ia mol ment. evi

I. Teg)Scre n-to-Cried Pipe>ineimpo2> eviPopular m dia portrayals affFid nocial ttitudes, whllimin durn affFid judacia0.risults. Thin prasis hartintuittvgtappeal.andhis.perhaps.unclntroeersaal.eBut layrldeoly thetclrrilattl evidenme is import>ot in lakiay.d h case a atlm dia portrayals te.rermoducorvelchoaces deservehmorecattentihe andhmorecaccuracy.tSectihe I.A te.dein Pprdediscussesohiw.posittve popular m dia portrayals te.lesbian ndegay iedivaduals.help dcblild sutpCri firnleg>Siprotoidi0n oe.same-sexlmarriage.tSectihe I.Bethen shiws thetclmrarattl .lackthf sulimportrayals te.women expFriFocaay.unplann1dnfregnnncaesd nddneekieg.aborrrhe. id. at 18While weeuse dhetwidely 4mploy dcdeems poratelnplann1d te]Sdhand poratelnaedend1d te]Sdhfregnnncaes,othe lse oe.deFer teems shinatehettdictract ffor he was tveredeetfaid a at aborrrheshar nnot infriquFotly.sole thfirnpregnnncaesda aterisult ffor rape. 54 ,de.g.,tLawrFoc B. Finde oy a5.,.RiasheshU.S. Women Hav nAborrrhes: Qrantiradrl andhQra0adadrl PerspFidives,o37 Persp. ontRermod. & Sexual Health 110,l113h(e]05) This de\u00a evi

A. Teg)Spotlie ietn Lesbian.andhGay Char crdenimpo3> eviPosittve popular m dia portrayals te.-rede iedivaduals.presaged and,hin some.ways, pavedethetwat.firnleg>Sirecogtirrhe oe.same-sexlrilattheshaps. evi eviPriorhao degtearly 1990s, eymrad etic m dia portrayals te.gay.andhlesbian.people weeetrar . id. at 18Ron Becker,hGay TV.andhStraie ieAme eca 3h(e]06) (porateTsrole oly iis firs fdur.decades, tdlevisrhe vir ually deniededegtexosteocette.homosexualadt the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. As recentlyeus pratearly 1990s, in fact,ael n)drh most astuleaviewers.cluatelikaly.spottonly aehandfulhoe.dpenly.lesbian,egay, andhbisexual lhar crden intantentieetyear te.netwirkmtdlevisrhe. te]Sc) This de\u00a Trencdeaaysebegan to changelw th shiws sulimartd ChFriFods> ther,.d ChMelrone.Placd> ther,.andhd ChSeinfeld> therlfFaturieg.gay.andhlesbian.lhar crden intnCn\rivial rolesd nd\/or.gay.andhlesbian.subjFidlmatter. id. at 1854 nid. at 150ngs p351,.154, 156ngs p357 This de\u00a ThFer were followed by.d ChESlen> ther,.wherein.thetchar crde ESlen Morgae camelnutnin 1997. id. at 1854 nid. at 147ngs p368.This de\u00a evi eviMosterr min1ntly,hd ChW ll & Gracd> ther,.whllimfirs appea ednre NBC in 1998 andhrantfirneie iesiashes, presentedntwotgay.male lhar crden intleadieg.rolesd ndhrialhed levelmhf populariry andhcritical acclaimlhave beforecenjoy dcby.a shiwldepicrreg.gay.people. id. at 1854 nEdw>rd Schiappa oy a5.,.CantOne TV.ShiwlMake a Dif erence?hd ChW ll & Gracd> ther.andhd h Parasocial Clndract Hypoprasis, 51 J. Homosexualadtt15, 17h(e]06) This de\u00a 5ioc lt atearly 1990s, eeethartbeeena modest 4xplosrhe rf eymrad etically.presentednLGBTQ lhar crden hn.mainstriam m dia. id. at 18Forea detagledediscussohe oe.depicrrhes oe.lesbian,egay, andhbisexual lhar crden intnetwirkmtdlevisrhe in d h 1990s, e4 aBecker,heut 18he e 8,tatep36ngs p388.This de\u00a Examplgs iasaly clm .to mind and iem>Sde.d ChModerntFamaly> ther,.d ChGlee> ther,.d ChTeg)NeweNoemal> ther,.d ChTeg)Wiee> ther,.d ChLookreg> ther,.d ChGrace & Frankie> ther,.d ChSmas > ther,.episodertlf d ChGrey te]SertAnadomy> ther,.andhmunyrhofdes. id. at 18NPR Stpff,lHow TV.Brole thGay People aedoeOureHomes, NPR (May.1e,n2 1e,n4:30 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.npe.org\/2 1e\/05\/1e\/152578740\/how-tv-brole t-gay-people-aedo-dur-homes the 0 rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther);aBriantStdlter,hGay hedTV: Itngs p9slAll an teg)Famaly,.N.Y. Timesl(May.8,.2 12),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 1e\/05\/09\/busoleon\/ evim dia /gay-on-tv-iis-all-in-pra-famaly.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Moretrecently, posittve portrayals te.transgender lhar crden hal na54 (appea ednin.mainstriam,hctripied.m dia..d ChTransrareot> ther.andhd ChOrangelIs pratNeweBlack> ther.arh twot\u0ableeexamplgs (drole both arelontstreamiegoservacea,onottcpbleetrtnetwirkmtdlevisrhe). id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tLiz C>Svarao,mTransgender Char crden hn.TV: H [.dee RolesdHav nGrown & WhylItngs p9slImport>ot,rIndieWieel(June 10,le]16, 1:19 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.iediewiee.clm\/2 16\/06\/dransgender-lhar crden-tv-fakiay-ii-dransrareot-i-am-caii-12 1687526\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/H7XR-S2B6]; MelissalMaerz,eThetYear a ateWas: In e]14,eTV.TransfoemededegtWay.We Trink, Entertagement Wklt. (Dec..8,.2 14, 12:00 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.ew.clm\/ailacle\/2 14\/1e\/08\/dransrareot-hedwig-orange-is-pra-new-black-dransgender [http:\/\/perma.cc\/C22G-U8T2] (dencriboldetratfortrayal te.transgender lhar crden ieed ChTransrareot> ther.andhd ChOrangelIs pratNeweBlack> ther).This de\u00a And there aeetadvocacylorgatizadi0ns, sulimartpratGay & Lesbian.Alli>ocetAgainsteDefamatrhe (GLAAD),rspFiific>llyedevoted aohensurieg.faircdriadment oe.LGBTQ people ae popular m dia. id. at 1854 aBrookrtBarers, Cirreg.Improl ments,hGlaadeEndrtAnnual TV.Report,.N.Y. Times: ArtsBiad (Sept. 3,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/prdsbiad.blogs.nypimes.clm\/2 15\/09\/03\/cirreg-improl ments-glaad-Fods-annual-tv-report\/ rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther)h(dis the dcussoldeGLAADngs p9sloffirts to ensure a ate dlevisrhe netwirks improl etheirnrepresentatrhe oe.tratLGBTQ llmmunaty) This de\u00a evi eviAtlthetsametaimeha at posittve popular m dia portrayals te.gay.andhlesbian.iedivaduals.incriased,nso toeldbd posittve socia0. ttitudeshaow>rd same-sexlrilattheshaps. Ie 1996,.wrencGallupefirs began poSlieg.aboutlpublic sutpCri firnsame-sexlmarriage,tonly 27% oe.Ame ecaesesaid iieshinatebelleg>Sly.valid. id. at 18Justan McCarihy,.Ricord-Hie 60% oe.Ame ecaeseSutpCri Same-Sex Marriage,tGallupe(May.19,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/www.gallup.clm\/poSl\/183272\/ricord-high-ame ecaes-sutpCri-sex-marriage.aspx rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Ie dratpoSl riliased ae May.2 15 (jusoebeforecd h Supre F.CCurt issuedhits(rpinrheeieed ChObergefell v. Hodges> ther recogtizoldesame-sexlmarriage id. at 18135 S. Cs. 2584 (e]15). his de\u00a), sutpCri firnsame-sexlmarriage snood at 60% nntthe>Slt. id. at 18McCarihy,.eut 18he e 16.This de\u00a As Vace President Jo aBiden.exanageed ae annhuncildehis sutpCri firnsame-sexlmarriage,tporateI d ink.d ChW ll & Gracd> ther.probablt dbd lorel oteducnte tegtAme ecae public an almost anyphieg.aaybody te]Sertave dheenso far. And I d ink.people fear a atewhllimis)dif erent. Nh[.deey te]Ser nbeginniegd o wndersnand. te]Sd id. at 18May 6: Jo aBiden, KeSly.Ayotte, DiaeenSwonk, TomaBrokaw, ChuckeTodd,nMeetlthetPrion,hNBC News,rhttp:\/\/www.nbcnews.clm\/id\/47311900\/nn\/meet_the_rreon-dranstripis evi /t\/may-joe-biden-keSly-ayotte-diaee-swonk-dom-brokaw-lhuck-dodd\/# [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviT4G4-PGE7] (lasteupdatrdnMay 6,n2 1e,n12:57 pm) This de\u00a evi eviClrrispondieglt,lthetleg>Silandscape firnLGBTQ rie ia has a54 (wndergheenaedramatrc shift. id. at 18What followa isna yforole but far ffor exhaustaveehistory oe.tratsame-sexlmarriage mol ment. For.addil=heal in-depth discussohe chartiegothe progrionrhe rf same-sexlmarriage 0adagatihe andhlegisladrl changes, e4 aRobd da Kaplan,eThentComes Marriage:.d ChUnited Stpseslv. Wiednor.> therandhd h DefFat lf DOMAh(e]15) (gilieg.Edie Wiednor te]Sertattorney te]Sertfirs handhaccountnoe.tratbattle to defFat d h DefFnse oe.MarriagetAct); Marc Solomhe, WinniegdMarriage:.ThetIsnode Sdory oe.H [.Same-Sex Cluples Took heoteetPo0adaciaes ani Pwndiia te]S4ani Whe (e]14) (detagliay.d h camraige.to wan teg)rie iepo same-sexlmarriage drrole legisladrl , judacia0,.andhelFidor>Siproceonea); Kenji Yoshino,mSpetkeNh[:.MarriagetE-ra0adtnhn.Trial:.ThetSdory oe.d ChHoSliegsworth v. Perry> therh(e]15) (rr eidieg.a detagledeaccountnoe.tratfede al lawsuiteagainstePropositthea8). This de\u00a Ie Oidobd .1972,njusoea rie monthsebeforecitewinateissuehits(rpinrheeieed ChRoe v. Wadd> ther, id. at 18410aU.S. 113 (1973).This de\u00a d h Supre F.CCurt dismissed thetappeal.ieed ChBakd .v. Ne54 n> ther chaSlengiegdMilersu0a te]Sertrefusal o recogtizeesame-sexlmarriage firnporatewantnoe.a.subsnanla>S fede al quesdrhe. te]Sd id. at 18409 U.S. 810,l810 (1972)h(mem.).This de\u00a Moret an a.decade later, in 1986, d h Supre F.CCurt helddan d ChBowers.v. H>rdwick> ther.deatlstpseelawr criminnlizoldesame-sexlsexual conduco were cCnntitul=heal. id. at 18478aU.S. 186, 191 (1986) (exanageaay.d h CCurt te]Sertriluco>ocet o recogtizeeporateatfln the dda the dmentallrie i telengagelin homosexualnsodomy te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviTsrole oly d h 1990s, tratficruretfirnLGBTQ rie ia relageed rilattl lyebleak. Despite degtHawaii Supre F.CCurt te]Sert1993 hoatieg.ieed ChBaeh .v. Lewan> ther id. at 18852 P.2d 44, 67 (Haw.t1993).This de\u00a d tlthetstpsengs p9slrefusal o gsantlsame-sexlmarriagesnviolated thetHawaii stpseecCnntitul=heal provisrhe riquiroldestricr strutiey oe.lawr dbctriminnttegohe tratbasis te.gender ndea.subsiquFot trial cCurttdecisrhe cCsm>Sdieg.d tlthetstpse hadefagledepo satisfy sulimstrutiey, id. at 18Baeh .v. Miike,aNo. 91-1394, 1996 WL 694235,datl*21 (Cir. Cs. Haw.tDec..3, 1996), revngs p9d,n994 P.2d 566 (Haw.t1999)h(unpublished 0ableedecisrhe).This de\u00a Hawaii quickly amendedhits(cCnntitul=heepo spFiific>llyepermite hetexm>Ssrhe rf same-sexlmarriages. id. at 1854 aMlliael D..Sant te]S9Ambrogio & SylviaeA. Law, d ChBaeh .v. Lewan.> therandhd h LoegeRoad do MarriagetE-ra0adt, 33aU. Haw.tL. Rev. 705,d716ngs p318h(e]11)h(olylgeaay.d h history oe.tratd ChBaeh > ther.same-sexlmarriage 0adagatihe in Hawaii andhd h legisladrl aftdemath).This de\u00a All hofde stpsesla54 (con\inued.aohpr hibii.same-sexlmarriage untal 2 03. id. at 18Id. at 720ngs p321 (detagliay.aidi0ns ieeseveral stpses recogtizoldesame-sexlmarriage aftdehd h Massalhusetts Supre F.Judacia0.CCurt firs dbd so in Goodridge.v. Derardment oe.Public Health,d798 N.E.2d 941e(Mass. 2 03)) This de\u00a evi eviClngrion passed two anti-LGBTQ stpsutes in d h 1990s. Teg)DefFnse oe.MarriagetAct (DOMA)tlimited aratfede al definirrhe oe.marriage delopposite-sexlmarriagesnandhempower1dnstpses o refuse o recogtizeesame-sexlmarriages gsant dcby.hofde stpses, id. at 18DefFnse oe.MarriagetAct (DOMA),.Pub.tL. No. 104-199,e110 Stps. 2419 (1996), invalid>ted.by.United Stpseslv. Wiednor,l113hS. Cs. 2675h(e]13).This de\u00a andhDhe te]S9t Ask,hDhe te]S9t Tell (DADT)hpr hibii dclesbian,egay, andhbisexual iedivaduals.ffor servaay.dpenly.incdegtl00adart. id. at 18Nntthe>SmDefFnse Auyforizadohe AiihfirnFiscaltYear 1994,.Pub.tL. No. 103-160, the 7 571,.107 Stps. 1547,.1670ngs p373 (1993) (repealei 2 10) This de\u00a evi eviBeginniegdincdegtnewel00lennium,ohiweve ,ad h trajFidory rf LGBTQ rie ia began to shift.nFirst, incdegt2 03 case oe.d ChLawrFoc v. Texan> ther,.d h Supre F.CCurt took teg)raee step.te.exanacitlyetverdurnoldeitaedecisrhedan d ChBowers.v. H>rdwick> ther.andehdld.deatlstpseecriminnl bans oe same-sexlsexual conduco were unclnntitul=heal. id. at 18539 U.S. 558, 578h(e]03) (porateBowers.warthettclrrico whentitewaaedecided,.and it is.hettclrrico today. It ole thhettdo relagehbiodiegoprecedent. te]Sd) This de\u00a Trai.sametyear,.d h Supre F.Judacia0.CCurt oe.Massalhusetts (thetstpsengs p9slhighest cCurt) helddan d ChGoodridge.v. Derardment oe.Public Health> ther.deatl hetexm>Ssrhe rf same-sexlcluples ffor cavillmarriagetviolated o-ra0adtnandhlibd dtnpranciples oe.tratstpseecCnntitul=he.andhcCnatenotnbeljustafiedewnder rntthe>S-basis rFview. id. at 18798 N.E.2d 941,e948ngs p349e(Mass. 2 03) (hoatieg.deatlthetexm>Ssrhe rf same-sexlcluples ffor cavillmarriagetporateis.iecCmradibleew th teg)cCnntitul=heal pranciples oe.respFiihfirngedivadualeautonomt.andho-ra0adtnwnder law te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviOf cCurse,atratfath tow>rd marriageto-ra0adtnwarthetta straie ie>inethf progrion. Tegrr were setbacks. Ie the imm diat aftdemathtlf d ChGoodridge> ther,.several stpses passed cCnntitul=heal amendments spFiific>llyeb neoldesame-sexlmarriage (same-sexlmarriage wartalreadyail>eg>Siin many te.d hsetstpses). id. at 18SeetSteve Sandersinet1e,n15h(e]14),rhttp:\/\/schoaarlycCmm0ns.law.northwes 1rn.edu\/cgi\/viewconteod.cgi? eviailacle=1016&context=nulr_on>inet(observaay.deat incdegtyears.diricolyefollowaay.d ChGoodridge> ther,.lorel an tweody-frve stpses passed cCnntitul=heal amendments firbiddoldesame-sexlmarriage).This de\u00a And no.hofde stpseewinate>eg>Sizeesame-sexlmarriage firnalmost frve years, untal both CCenoidicut id. at 18Kerrigan v. CCmm te]Ser oe.Pub. Health,d957eA.2d 407, 481ngs p382 (CCen. 2 08) (hoatieg.same-sexlcluples cannhtebeldeniededegtfriedor to larrtnwnder stpseecCnntitul=heal provisrhes).This de\u00a andhC>Siforeia id. at 18Ie ri MarriagetCases,.183 P.3d 384,.452ngs p353 (Cal.e2 08) (fildaayoC>Siforeia stpsutes limitaay larriage delopposite-sexlcluples unclnntitul=heal) This de\u00a ( lbeitetemporarily id. at 18ThetCaSiforeia Supre F.CCurt te]Sertdecisrhed>eg>Sizoldesame-sexlmarriage incdegtd ChIe ri MarriagetCases> ther.ae May.2 08 wartsnort.lived,hartdegtvoters oe.CaSiforeia approvedePropositthea8.ae Nol mbd .2 08, amendaay.d h CaSiforeia CCnntitul=heepo defin1lmarriage asabetwe n on1lmaeoandeonatwomae. 54 ,de.g.,tJohn Schw>rtz. CaSiforeia Hie CCurt Uphoats Gay MarriagetBan,eN.Y. Timesl(May.26,n2 09),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/ evi2 09\/05\/27\/us\/27marriage.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther) (detagliay.d h passage te.Propositthea8.ae CaSiforeia). his de\u00a) approvedesame-sexlmarriage inc2 08.eBut tean, onatby.hne,toofde stpseslbegan to recogtizeesame-sexlmarriages,deiofde drrole cCurttdecisrhes, id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tVarnum v. BriFo,d763.N.W.2d 86e,n906ngs p307 (Iow>n2 09) (etrikoldedown Iow>nstpsutory provisrhes limitaay cavillmarriagetdelopposite-sexlcluples) This de\u00a legisladrl aidi0n, id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tVt.nStps. Aen. tit.t15, the 7 the 08h(e]09) (defgeaay.marriage asad h porateleg>Sly.recogtized unrhe oe.two people te]Sd) This de\u00a irnplebiscith. id. at 18Ed th Hheao,dMaryland,hMagee,.and Washraythe Approve Gay Marriage,.Riuters (Nol. 7,n2 1e,n4:42 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.riuters.clm\/ailacle\/us-usa-camraige-gaymarriage-idUSBRE8A60MG2 1e1107 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/9GKZ-E2BR] (documentrldedeatlvoters ae Maryland,hMagee,.and Washraythe b lome dretfirs stpses o >eg>Sizeesame-sexlmarriage by.popular vote) This de\u00a evi eviTsh LGBTQ rie ia mol ment a54 (b gan to seehmorecsulceon at the fede al level. id. at 18Thetfede al levelcsulceones, sulimartpratrepeal lf DADT, were fprdete.carefuSly.orgatized offirts by.grhups sulimartpratServacem mbd s Leg>SiDefFnse Netwirkmto publicize a nsdories lf lesbian,egay, andhbisexual servacem mbd s te]S4a.foem oe.c>mingrnutnte.deetclonet. 54 tChrinyina Caron, Dan Choi Exanaies porat8WhylI.CannhteStpy Quiet, te]S9 ABC Newse(May.13,n2 09),rhttp:\/\/abcnews.go.clm\/US\/story?id=7568742 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviG6WQ-8PK3] (dencriboldetratexpFriFoc noe.a.servacem mbd who waaedischarged aftdehc>mingrnutnaaegay). 5imiaarly, in response aohDADT, several schoolslrefused aohallowcdegtl00adart to recruiteoe campus b louse itnviolated theirnclmmitment to nondictriminntton re atbasis te.sexual hrientatihe. Rumsfeld v. Forum firnAcad. & Inntitul=heal Rie ia,.Inc.,.547 U.S. 47,n47h(e]06) Clngrion, drrole pratSolomhetAmendment te.1996,.a riaiened.to wathdrawnaSllfede al flnds, inm>Sdaay.stSdent loaes ani medical researeh, to schoolsla aterifused aohhost dbctriminntory l00adart recruiters. Id. at 47ngs p348.hMant schoolslchaSlenged aratfede al po0acyeasnanviolatihe oe.cCsntitul=heally.protoid dcspFelimandeassociatihe. Id. While a h Supre F.CCurt rijFided aratcCnntitul=heal claimslieed ChRumsfeld> ther,.years.te.dpen struggleetveredegtl00adart te]Sertdbctriminntory po0acyelikaly.cCn\ributede o d atrepeal lf DADT. Id. at 68ngs p370 This de\u00a Nu0ably, Clngrion repealei DADT inc2 10. id. at 18Dhe te]S9t Ask,hDhe te]S9t Tell Repeal Aii hf 2 10,.Pub.tL. No. 111-321,.124nStps. 3515h(e]10) (cCdafiedeatep0aU.S.C. the 7 the 0654 (e]12)).This de\u00a Ie s p3,.d h Supre F.CCurt struckedown d h DefFnse oe.MarriagetAct id. at 18United Stpseslv. Wiednor,l133hS. Cs. 2675,.2695h(e]13).This de\u00a andhaffirmed aratdecisrhes ofninfluFola>S circuitecCurts. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tMassalhusetts v. U.S. Dep te]S9t oe.Health & HumaenServs., 682 F.3d 1,.10ngs p311 (1st Cir. e]12) This de\u00a ThF.CCurt te]Sertdecisrhedieed ChObergefell v. Hodges> ther, lakiay.same-sexlmarriage dreelaw te.t heland,hfollowed jusoeawo years.later inc2 15. id. at 18Obergefell v. Hodges,.135 S. Cs. 2584,.2604ngs p305 (e]15). his de\u00a As suli, heeetis a role cCrrilattheabetwe n popular m dia portrayals te.lesbian ndegay iedivaduals.andhd hie relarrheshaps)andhboth socia0. ni judacia0. ttitudeshaow>rd LGBTQ iedivaduals. evi eviTein is.hettdo say.deatlsymrad etic popular m dia portrayals te.-rede iedivaduals.were d h poratebut for te]Sd louse oe.leg>Sirecogtirrhe oe.same-sexlmarriage or a ateLGBTQ lhar crden aeetado-rately.or.proporrrhe>Sly.representednae popular m dia. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tStpcyeL. Sm th oy a5.,.Iest. firnDieersadtn& Empowerment at Aenenberg,.Inc>Ssrhe re Ievisrb00adt? CCmrrehens=l .AenenbergtReport onnDieersadtnae Entertagement 11ngs p312 (Feb.t22,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/aenenberg.usc.edu\/pages\/~\/media /MDSCI\/ eviCARDReport%20FINAL%2022216.ashx [http:\/\/perma.cc\/5FGT-SVXV] (dem0nstratiay.em the dpiracally.deatlporateLGBT iedivaduals.aee st ll wnderrepresented te]Sd ae popular m diaael n)inc2 14 ani 2 15,ew th intersectihea0adtnbeaay.a pailacular.problemeasnmost LGBT lhar crden aeetwhite males);neee a54 (GLAAD,.2 15ngs p316 Where W .ArelontTVh(e]15),rhttp:\/\/www.glaad.org\/files\/GLAAD-e]15-WWAT.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/699B-YG9N] (enum1ratiegothe pFrcentage lf lesbian,egay, bisexual, andharansgender lhar crden representednae degt2 15ngs p32 16 tilevisrhe siashe). his de\u00a Ceryainly, heeetaee seve al expnanadi0ns firnteg)sulceon oe.degtlarriage mol ment, inm>Sdaay.d h carefuS 0adagatihe strategt.andhanaietife.selectihe. id. at 18SeetCynthia Godnoe, PerfFid Pnaietifes,.125 Yale L.J. Forum 136, 137ngs p340h(e]15) http:\/\/www.yalelawjCureal.org\/pdf\/Godnoe_PDF_w3e8dk2x.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/JW98-2BPD]; Suzaene B. Goldberg,.Multidimensrheal AdvocacylasnApplied:.MarriagetE-ra0adtnandhRermoducorvelRie ia,.29 Colum. J. Gender & L..1,.33ngs p337h(e]15) [hereinaftdeaGoldberg,.Multidimensrheal Advocacy]; ScotteSkilerr-ThCmrsoe, T h porateStraie i te]Sd Faces lf Same-Sex Marriage,tSlate (Apr. e4,.2 15,.2:19 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.slade.clm\/blogs\/nutw>rd\/ evi2 15\/04\/24\/the_straie i_faces_of_same_sex_marriage.html [http:\/\/perma.cc\/39XP-PB7B] This de\u00a Nur arel e.presentairhes oe.gay.andhlesbian.iedivaduals.oftdn inhctripied.tilevisrhe shiws andhmoviesew thoutlproblems te]S4nnmely, reinfircaay.stereotypes reg>rdiegogay.andhlesbian.behalior. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tBecker,heut 18he e 8,tatep0 (porateAldrole hetamountnoe.gay.material incriased sogtific>otlt durieg.[t helath 1990s.andhoarly e]00s], teg)rang oe.LGBTQ representairhes relageed highly circumccribed. te]Sd);nDeboraheA. Fishee oy a5.,.Gay, Lesbian,eandhBisexual ConteodlontTilevisrhe: A Qrantiradrl AnalysistAcroon Two Siashes, 52 J. Homosexualadtt167,.185h(e]07)h(he aay.critiquesthf stereotypical portrayals te.homosexualnmen aserr miscuous) This de\u00a And ceryainlyamulimwirkmrelagese o beedhee ase-rede iedivaduals, pailacularlyearansgender people, face >eg>Sized dictriminntton (andeviolFoc )iin many jurisdicrrhes, aseevidenmed.by.dhe recent passage te.anti-LGBTQ legisladrhedieeNorth Carolinn,.Mississippi,.andhelsewhere. id. at 18SeetScotteSkilerr-ThCmrsoe & Ilhea M.tTurner, Title IX te]SertProtoidi0ns firnTransgender StSdent Athletea,.28 Wis. J.L. Gender & Soc te]Sey 271,.297h(e]13) (highlie iaay.dictriminntton cCnfrontrldedransgender iedivaduals); SaraheKaplan,eMississippi te]SertSee>te Juso Approvedea.Swe prldeporat8Religoous.Libd dt te]S9 B ll deatlCriticrtSay.Is pratWors YettfirnLGBTlRie ia,.Wash. Post (Mar. 31,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.washraythepost.clm\/news\/mornold-mix\/wp\/2 16\/03\/31\/mississippis-see>te-juso-approved-a-swe prld-religoous-libd dt-b00l-deat-critics-say-is-pra-wors -yet-fir-lgbt-rie ia / rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther);nDav nPh00appn,hNorth CarolinntBans.Local Aora-Dictriminntton Policaes,oN.Y. Timesl(Mar. 23,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/03\/24\/us\/north-carolinn-to-limit-badrroom-use-bt-b0rth-gender.html the 0rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a evi eviIestead,edur.claimlishmorecmodest:lTee clrrilattheabetwe n an.iecriasedieeLGBTQ people poratec>mingrnut te]Sd on.tilevisrhe and at the caaelaew th teg)rise oe.jurisdicrrhes recogtizoldethe import>ocette.non the ddictriminntton based.heesexual hrientatihe, inm>Sdaay.d role pratexdensrhe oe.marriage rie ia po same-sexlcluples,teugges s deatld hsetm dia portrayals hade softdniay.effFid re aretofore nogadrl attitudeshaow>rd -rede iedivaduals. A cCmparisheeoe.teg)riladrl dearih oe.m dia portrayals te.women cCnfrontrldeunplann1dnfregnnncaesd nddd atrepmoducorvelchoace mol mentngs p9slclmrarattl ly.haltiegoprogrion bolsrden dein claiml nddnugges s deatlmorecnum1rous andhaccuratemportrayals te.women exercisieg.repmoducorvellibd dtnare noedednaf deatllibd dtnistdo relagehleg>Sly.secure. evi

B. AborrrheeRelageseOfestageimpo3> eviBytcCn\rast, m dia portrayals te.women dealiay.w th un lnaedend1dnfregnnncynare rilattl lyerar . While in 1972 te]S4a.fewelonthsebeforecd ChRoe v. Wadd> therewaaedecided te]S4Maude,atratforry-seven-year-oate>eadechar crde ie dratpopular eponymouslyeaitled CBS shiw, hade nhaborrrhe, mainstriam m dia ie gene al rar ly.presents.women cCnfrontrldeunaedend1dnfregnnncynandhel n)lorelrar ly.depicrs pramhelFidiegd o exercis etheirnrie iepo choosetaborrrhe. id. at 18How TV.Shiws Deal w th Aborrrhe: A Timelgee,.Week (Apr. e4,.2 12),rhttp:\/\/thewe k.clm\/ailacles\/476169\/how-tv-shiws-deal-aborrrhe-timelgee [http:\/\/ eviperma.cc\/V2BN-8XYF] (listieg.examplgs cCnfrontrldeunaedend1dnfregnnncaes post-d ChMaude> ther, inm>Sdaay.d ChDegrassi Hie > therh(1989),rd ChMelrone.Placd> ther (1992), d ChBeve ly.H00ls: 90210> ther (1994), d ChFenacity> therh(e]00), d ChDawson te]SertCriek> therh(e]00), d ChEve wood> therh(e]03), d ChSex nddd atCity> therh(e]03), d ChSix FeetlUnder> therh(e]03), d ChDegrassi:lTee Nexd Generntthe> therh(e]04), d ChDesperatemHowerwives> therh(e]09),rd ChMadeMee> therh(e]10), andhd ChGrey te]SertAnadomy> therh(e]11)) This de\u00a Anrieorols, eysrdmrc study.by.GretchentSionhe andhKatrinntKimport shiws that priorhao d ChRoe v. Wadd> thereie 1973,otherr were fewe9ha an teeldepicrrhes pFr.decade te.women cCnfrontrldeunaedend1dnfregnnncyniedfilr he on.tilevisrhe. id. at 18SeetGretchentSionhe & KatrinntKimport, TellrldeSdories AboutlAborrrhe: Aborrrhe-Related PloiaeanlAme ecae Filr andhTilevisrhe, 1916ngs p32 13,l89 J. Clndracepl=hn.413,l415h(e]14) [hereinaftdeaSionhe & Kimport, TellrldeSdories] This de\u00a 5ioc l1973,othe numbd hf sulimdepicrrhes ae all movie andhTV m dia griwnffor dweody-fdur.pFr.decade ao 116mdepicrrhes ae aratdecade betwe n 2 03 ani 2 12,e nha0l-dimehhigh. id. at 1854 nid. This de\u00a Ie a.serarate study.riliased ae e]16, Sionhe andhKimport document.deat incdilevisrhe shiws ffor e]05 ao 2 14 sevendy-eie ieplotlines involvedhwomen cCnnoderieg.aborrrhe. id. at 18SeetGretchentSionhe & KatrinntKimport, FaidstandhFicrrhes: Char crden Seekieg.AborrrheeonlAme ecae Tilevisrhe, e]05ngs p32 14,e93 J. Clndracepl=hn.446, 447h(e]16) [hereinaftdeaSionhe & Kimport, FaidstandhFicrrhes] This de\u00a While a atlis a.sogtific>ottiecriase, a nsdudy.shiws that heeetaee st ll only aefewesdories lf women cCnfrontrldeunaedend1dnfregnnncynbeaay.toat. Almost halfeoe.teg)fregnnncaes ae aratUnited Stpseslare unaedend1d, andhrole ly 40% oe.those unaedend1dnfregnnncaes end ie aborrrhe; ae e]11,.tverea l00lrhe aborrrheshwere ferfoemed. id. at 18LawrFoc B. Finde & Mia R. Zolnn,.Declines intUniedend1dnPregnnncyniedaratUnited Stpses, e]08ngs p32 11,.374tNeweEng. J. Med. 843,l848h(e]16); JameslTrussell oy a5.,.Cost EffFidiveneon oe.Clndracepl=ves ae aratUnited Stpses,d79 J. Clndracepl=hn.5, 5h(e]09); InducrdnAborrrhe ie aratUnited Stpses,dGuttmtcfde Iest.l(May.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www. eviguttmtcfde.org\/sites\/default\/files\/factsheet\/fb_inducrd_aborrrhe.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviB8EC-2S3Q] [hereinaftdeaGuttmtcfde Iest.,rInducrdnAborrrhe] This de\u00a Eve y.ter hfmd hsetfregnnncaes as a.story. evi eviNottonly arel eesdories lf women cCnfrontrldeunaedend1dnfregnnncynincdegtlediaerare rilattl e o d atnumbd hf unaedend1dnfregnnncaes that occur ialhtyear,.bly tray arela54 (resolvedhin ways a ateareldif erent ffor ac ualoexpFriFoc .lTee 2 14 Sionhe andhKimport sdudy.te.aborrrhemdepicrrhes ae movie andhTV m dia fhuni a ateffor e]03 ao 2 1e,n9% oe.fictihea0 women placddtnewborns firnadoprrhe, whereartinhriaS 0afe d atnumbd ishmulimlower. id. at 1854 nAnjani Chandra oy a5.,.Natngs p9l Ctr.hfirnHealth Stpsistics, Ctrs. FirnDisiasedClndro0. ni Preventihe,aNo. 306, Adoprrhe, Adoprrhe Seekieg,nandhRelinquishment firnAdoprrhe ae aratUnited Stpsesl9 tbl. 5h(May.11,t1999),rhttp:\/\/www.cdc.gov\/nchs\/data\/ eviad\/ad306.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/7SHG-L3XL]; Sionhe & Kimport, TellrldeSdories,heut 18he e 49,tate417 This de\u00a Ove all,cdegtlediaedepicredea.9% rate oe.deathtlf women caused diricolyeby.aborrrhe, while a h riaSidtnistd atlthetrisk oe.deathtffor aborrrhe is.stpsistic>Sly.zero. id. at 18SeetSionhe & Kimport, TellrldeSdories,heut 18he e 49,tate417 This de\u00a A aotal lf 15.6%tlf women were depicrededyrldefollowaay. nhaborrrhe, hetaddil=heal deaths.hettcaused diricolyeby. hetaborrrheeoftdn beaay.t h risult oe.murder. id. at 1854 nid. O heen hal nhighlie iedethetsocia0-clndro0.funidi0n oe.dbsrroporrrhe>tetm dia portrayals oe.ceryain dem0graphrc grhups beaay.targeiedefirnkillrldeinhctripied.portrayals. 54 ,de.g.,tGeorgetGerbner, DeathtinhPrimehTime: Nu0es re atSymbolic Fuocrrhes of DyiegdincdegtMass Media, 447hAnnals Am.nAcad. Pol. & Soc. 5ci. 64, 69 (1980) This de\u00a Nueevidenme eutpCris.d hsetstories. id. at 1854 nKatrinntKimport oy a5.,.Analyzoldethe Impacts of Aborrrhe ClgeachStrucrures ani Proceonea: A Qraliradrl Analysistof Women te]SertNogadrl ExpFriFoc noe.Aborrrhe Clgeacs,h85 J. Clndracepl=hn.204,.2 4 (e]12) (shiwrldedeat,tcCn\rart to popular nogadrl char crdeizadi0ns.te.aborrrhe, women arelove all highly satisfiedew th teg)aborrrheecarel eytreceive).This de\u00a evi eviSionhe andhKimport te]Sert2 16 sdudy.documentrldeaborrrheshincdilevisrhe shiws ffor e]05 ao 2 14 reveals a atedretfictihea0 women obtageaay.aborrrheshar ndbsrroporrrhe>tely white,haffluFot te nagden,rintcln\raste o d atdem0graphrcs lf women obtageaay.aborrrheshinhriaSadt. id. at 18SeetSionhe & Kimport, FaidstandhFicrrhes,heut 18he e 51,.ate448 This de\u00a ThFy.recogtize a atedrishmaynbe attributablee o d atfaid a at m dia wnderrepresents people oe.cClor ndelower-iecCme people gene allt. id. at 18Id. This de\u00a But, incaddil=he,edretfictihea0 women oftdn dothettalreadyahal nchildree, while most women who hal naborrrheshdo. id. at 18Id.This de\u00a ThF.auyfors lbservehdeatlporate[a]ldrole no researehdnugges s deatlrareotslare underrepresented on.tilevisrhe,l eytwere \u0ably underrepresented amoegelhar crden hbtageaay.anhaborrrhe. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at 449.This de\u00a Moretgene allt, tdlevisrhe portrayals te.women choosiegd o hal nantaborrrheedothettrepresent women as full,cclmrleteelhar crden bly raofde present pramhas.women w th ter narrowhrianhe firnteg)aborrrhe. id. at 18Id. at 448 This de\u00a And drishunrepresentairvatficruretcCn\ributese o aborrrheestigma. As o heen hal nexanageed,tporateove -simplifyaay.andldenyoldethe friquFocynw th whllimaborrrheeoccurs as flndamentall o d atcriadi0n oe.[aborrrheestigma]. Ie addil=he,ewidesrreadepr crrces lf under-reportaay.andlaedenrrhe>Sly.misclassifyaay.aborrrheeprocedures by.women andepr eiders.alikh risults ae misconchprrheshaboutlprevalFoc . te]Sd id. at 18AnuradhntKumar oy a5.,.Conchprralisieg.AborrrheeStigma,l11 Culture,.Health & Sexualadtt625, 629h(e]09).This de\u00a evi eviMoreove ,awomen cCnfrontrldeunaedend1dnfregnnncaes ae main the dstriam m dia oftdn decide to cCn\inue.teg)fregnnncy,ael n)inccircumct>oces ae whllimaratdecisrhe as far ffor aratobvoous.ter..d ChJuno> ther.andhd ChKnock1dnUp> ther, both riliased ae e]07, arh twotrilattl lyerecent examplgs.lTee largee point is.deatlporate[b]y cCnnosteoolyelakiay.aborrrheearatoprrheearatedar nnot spetkeitaennme,onolmatterohiw.rntthe>Sma choace itnmie iebe,oitaevalidadtnandhacchprab00adt is)diminished. te]Sd id. at 18SaraheErdrelliocet o plot lines deat inm>Sde.aborrrhe..Shinda Rhimes, criadoetlf d ChGrey te]SertAnadomy,hPriv>tetPr crrce,.> therandd Ch 5candal, > therdencribes a clnflicr w th ABC in e]04dincdegtfirs sianhe lf d ChGrey te]SertAnadomy> ther. id. at 18Laura Stpmrle ,aWhyl2 14 ShinateBe.teg)Year We Talk AboutlAborrrhelontTV, Timeh(Jae. 23,.2 14),rhttp:\/\/entertagement.pime.clm\/2 14\/01\/23\/why-e]14-shinat-be-pra-year-we-palk-about-aborrrhe-on-tv\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/A9LD-3EFX] This de\u00a Rhimes plann1dnfirnae>eadechar crde, Dr. Chrinyina Yaeg,nanated.by.Sandra Oh, to gei)fregnnnt andechooset o hal nantaborrrhe. id. at 1854 nid.This de\u00a Rhimes reports,tporate[T]egtnetwirkmfriak1dnnutna 0adtle bit. Nh ter toat m IhcCnate te]S9t dotit,.bly tray cCnatenotnpoint o an)inst>ocetae whllimanyter had. And I sordete.paeacked the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sd id. at 18S4 nid. (internal quotatrhe marks.tmadted) This de\u00a Iestead,eDr. Yaeg)suf erede nhFidopic pregnnncy,awheeeta ertiSized egg implants nutnode oe.teg)uterus. id. at 1854 nid.This de\u00a Eventuallt, ae e]11,.Dr. Yaeg)b lome fregnnnt again, nddd atchar crde dbd chooset o hal nantaborrrhe. id. at 1854 nid.This de\u00a evi eviSimiaarly, JeantPassannnte,ha vedeeantwriter oe.daypimeedramas, inm>Sdaay.d ChTee Youay.andld atRes leon.> therandd Ch As pratWorateTurns> ther, reports,tporateporat8I te]S9velhave gottentawat.w th tellrldea.story te.anytchar crde haliay. nhaborrrhe, te]S9 te]Sd el n)drole fde shiws present poraterlenty te.romaece andhsex. te]Sd id. at 18Tee DoubleeXX Filea: Health andhJustace firnWomen,lHolltwood,.Health & Soc te]Sey (Apr. 17,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/holltwoodhealthandsocaedt.org\/events\/double-xx-files-health-and-jusoace-women [http:\/\/perma.cc\/4ZG2-MN2Z] (quotiay.Passannnte) This de\u00a This, seg)asserts,tis poratelargelt duee o d atreluco>ocette.adverdisieg.sponsoen andld atshiws te]S9 corporate ownden dohaffilinte tegmselv s w th sulimaohit-blythe subjFidldurieg.oarly broadcastehCurs. te]Sd id. at 18Id.This de\u00a evi eviOur imprionrheistichsense is.deatlsioc l2 14 lorelwomen hal nhade borrrheshinhpopular m dia. Firnexamplg,cdegtlovie d ChObvoous.Child> ther, reliased ae e]14,.presents.alsymrad etic portraitnoe.a.snand-uphc>mic who hasnantaborrrhe. id. at 1854 nKarlay Sciortaao,tporat8AborrrheeRom-Com te]Se d ChObvoous.Child> ther.Is Import>ot te]S4B louse Itngs p9slSo Ordieary,dGu>rdiant(June 12,.2 14, 4:41 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.d egu>rdian.clm\/ evifilr\/2 14\/jun\/1e\/obvoous-child-rom-clm-jenny-slate-ordieary [http:\/\/perma.cc\/G8W9-73Y9]h(he aay.deatlporateiedfilrsoandeontTV, [aborrrhe] is.st ll largelt uncharted,)clntroeersaal teeritory te]Sc) This de\u00a Ie the 2 15tlovie d ChGeandma> ther, Laly Tomlinhctarredeasna cash-strapp dcgeandmoofde raisieg.mtery ffor friFods firnfde geanddale ter te]Sertaborrrhe. id. at 1854 nA. O.tScott, Review: In porat8Geandma, te]S9 Laly TomlinhEndegizesoantIntergene a the dl=heal Road Trip,oN.Y. Timesl(Aug..19,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/ evi2 15\/08\/21\/movies\/riview-in-geandma-laly-domlin-endegizes-an-intergene atthe>S-road-trip.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a And ie aerecent sianhe lf d ChGirls> ther, char crde Adam.Sackler te]SertgirlfriFod,eMimi-RosetHow>rd, hasnantaborrrhe.andlaefoems Adam.oe.teg)aborrrhe.aftdehd h fact,allmmunacadiegd o him deat itnwarthetta pr crrcal timeein her lafe do hal nanchild. id. at 1854 nLauren Ducan& Emma Gray,tporat8Girls te]S9 Fie>Sly.Went Therr w th un AborrrheeStorylgee,.Huf raythe Post (Feb.t22,.2 15, 9:35 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.huf raythepost.clm\/ evi2 15\/0e\/2e\/girls-aborrrhe-storylgee_n_6716744.html [http:\/\/perma.cc\/7BB2-5UMK] (lasteupdatrdnFeb.t26,.2 15) This de\u00a Ie a Nol mbd .2 15tepisode lf d Ch5candal> ther, >eadechar crde Olivia Pope,nanated.by.Kerry Washraythe, hade nhaborrrhe, markoldethe firs timeea black emale >eadechar crde hade nhaborrrhe, \u0w thsnandoldethe faid a at black women represent a.dbsrroporrrhe>tetshareloe.teg)women obtageaay.aborrrheshinharatUnited Stpses. id. at 1854 nRtcfdlnLaeris,.Kerry Washraythe: TV.ShinateShiwlMoments likh Aborrrhes do ReduceeStigma,lMedia Matters firnAm.n(Jae. 28,le]16, 4:29 pm),rhttp:\/\/ evim diamatters.org\/blog\/2 16\/01\/28\/kerry-washraythe-tv-shinat-shiw-moments-likh-ab\/ evi2 8247 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/QA2S-9T7S];neee a54 (Maureen Ryan,eporat85candal te]S9 & MorelTV.Shiws Tackle AborrrheeIssuehHead-On,tVaraedt (Apr. e8,le]16, 10:00 am),rhttp:\/\/ evivaraedt.clm\/2 16\/voaces\/columnn\/scandal-aborrrhe-greys-anadomy-dransrareot-nashvil>e-12 1760340\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/P25P-MA78].This de\u00a evi eviTrai.said,erecent stSdaen hal ndem0nstrated a atedretlack te.women cCnfrontrldeunplann1dnfregnnncaesdin.tilevisrhe and filr is fprdete.a largee problemete.a rilattl elack te.women beaay.representednae spetkieg.roles. Ie fact,a nhFmpiracal sdudy.published by. hetAenenbergtSchool ae e]16 cCsm>Sded a ateacroon ctripied.m diananatfoems,.male spetkieg.roles nutnumbd emale spetkieg.roles by. wotdelone. id. at 18SeetSm th oy a5.,.eut 18he e 44,tatepngs p32 This de\u00a This sdudy.a54 (shiwed a atedo pratexdent women were fFatured,l eytwere dbsrro the dporrrhe>tely sexualazednae cCmparisheeto lee. id. at 18Id. at 2 (porateTee sexualazatihe oe.char crden hn.ctre n a54 (wartaoneased. Femaleshwere lorellikaly. an malesh o beeshiwn inhcexy attieel(Females=34.3% vs.hMales=7.6%),ew th sCme nudadtn(Females=33.4% vs.hMales=10.8%) andephysic>Sly.attracorvel(Females= 11.6%tvs.hMales=3.5%). te]Sd) This de\u00a A.serarate study.te.dve 2,000 ctre nanats.documented a atewomen hal ndretleaderole te]S4a atlis,cdegtlost dbalogue te]S4intonly 22% oe.filrs. id. at 18SeetHannaheAndershe & Matt Daniels, Filr Dbalogue, Polygraph (Apr. e 16),rhttp:\/\/polygraph.clol\/filmn\/index.html [http:\/\/perma.cc\/L74E-Y2EF] This de\u00a 5tSdaen, inm>Sdaay.d h Aenenbergtstudy, hal ndocumented simiaarlproblemsew th reg>rdedo pratlack te.rr minent roles depicrreg.racia0.minorities. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tSm th oy a5.,.eut 18he e 44,tate7 (cCsm>Sdieg.d tlporatelost sdories fagl o reflFid rrlmatlimaratdem0graphrc cCmposittheaoe.teg)[United Stpses] te]Sd ani a ateporate28.3% te.all spetkieg.char crden were ffor underrepresented racia0 ththnrc grhups,ewhllimis)belowc(-9.6%).teg)froporrrhehinharatU.S. popularrhe te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviHopefuSly.aratobservedeuprrckdincdegtnumbd hf lorelrepresentairvatfopular m dia portrayals te.women cCnfrontrldeunplann1dnfregnnncaesdw ll hal nantimpact hed>eg>S.protoidi0ns firnrepmoducorvelchoace. As fopular depicrrhes lf unplann1dnfregnnncaesdtveredegtpas sive al decaden hal nrelageed rilattl lyecloneted ornmisrepresentairva,lthetleg>Siprotoidi0ns firnaborrrhe.rie ia have,ton.teg)wholg,cdiminished,.d h Supre F.CCurt te]SertJune e]16 decisrhedieed ChWholgnWoman te]SertHealth v. Hel>ers edt> ther.\u0w thsnandold. id. at 18No. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560, atl*6 (U.S. June e7,.2 16) (fildaayoceryain Texannstpsutory provisrhes regularray.aborrrheeao beeunclnntitul=heal) Trai.said,epublic rpinrheereg>rdiegothetleg>Sity.te.aborrrhemhasnrelageed rilattl lyestableetveredime,ow th 75% sayoldeiteshinatebelleg>Snwnder all irnsCme circumct>oces ae 1975 ani 79% hoatieg.sulimviews ae e]16. Aborrrhe,tGallup,rhttp:\/\/www.gallup.clm\/poSl\/1576\/aborrrhe.aspx rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther) [hereinaftdeaAborrrhe,tGallup] (lastevisrted Aug..18,le]16).This de\u00a evi eviIel1973.d h Supre F.CCurt cCnfronteddan d ChRoe v. Wadd> therewheofde women hal natcCnntitul=heal rie iepo obtagenantaborrrhe.andlhdld.deatlthetrie iete.rrivacylgu>rnnteed by. hetDue Proceon Clouse porateis.broad enole pelencCmpaon atwomae te]Sertdecisrhedwheofde irnhettdo tdemie>tetfde pregnnncy. te]Sd id. at 18410aU.S. 113,n153 (1973).lTee d ChRoe> theredecisrhedbuilt oef Supre F.CCurt decisrhes incdegtlath 1960s.andhoarly 1970s recogtizoldethe rie iepo rrivacyltveredegtdecisrhed o wsetcCn\racepl=hn.firnboth married cCuples andhsoldle people. 54 tEisenstadt v. Baird ther, larried irnsoldle,eao beefrie ffor unwarrant dcgtvernmentallin\rusrhedietolmattersnso flndamentally.affFidiay.a pershe artpratdecisrhedwheofde ao beae irnbegei)anchild. te]Sd);nGriswold v. CCenoidicut, 381 U.S. 479, 485ngs p386 (1965) This de\u00a ThF.CCurt ricogtized deatlstpse-fircddtmaternity.cCnateinflicr sive al kiedn te.haem on atwomae, inm>Sdaay.medical haem ffor aratfregnnncynitself,dfinnncaal haem ffor aratcost te.raisieg.addil=heal oefsprang,nasychoaogical haem, nd,nsCmew at backw>rdly, socia0.haem incdegtfoem oe.stigmanaf ahsoldle womae(wartfircddt o rais eanchild on fde iwe. id. at 1854 nd ChRoe> ther,l410aU.S. atep53 This de\u00a B louse teg)womae te]Sertrie iepo choosetwheofde ao beae anchild as flndamental,tporateregularrhed>imitaay d hsetrie ia maynbe justafiedeonly by.aeporat8cCmpellrldestpseeinterest te]S9 the 0. the 0. the 0. [ nda legisladrl enactments muso br nar the drowlt drawnd o exprioneonly thetlegitamate stpseeinterestn at stpk . te]Sd id. at 18Id. at 155 This de\u00a evi eviBly d h CCurt cCnm>Sded a ateteg)womae te]Sertrie iepo hal nantaborrrheewarthettabsolute ani a ate eesdpsengs p9slinterestn inhpree>taS 0afe mayntverride teg)womae te]Sertrie iewhentdegtfetua has developede o d atpoint oe.viab00adt. id. at 1854 nid. at 164ngs p365 This de\u00a W th reg>rdedo pratsdpsengs p9slinterest ie dratpotFola>S 0afe, d h CCurt hdld.deatlstpsea maynpr hibii.aborrrheeonly post-viab00adt (role ly d h beginniegdoe.tratfinnl trimesrde),rexceplewhentnoiionart to preserl ndretlafe irnfdalth oe.teg)womae. id. at 1854 nid. at 163ngs p364 This de\u00a ThF.CCurt hdld.deatlthetTexannlaw atlissuehin d ChRoe> therecriminnlizoldeaborrrheeexceplewhentnoiionart to sal ndretlafe ie.degtloofde ani w thoutlreg>rdedo pratsdpge ie.degtfregnnncynwartunclnntitul=heal b louse itnswepletoo.broadlt. id. at 1854 nid. at 164 This de\u00a evi eviBly sioc ld ChRoe> ther,ld h CCurt andhClngrion hal nfagledepo cCnnosteoolyeprotoidnaborrrhe.rie ia. Quite degtopposite. Firnexamplg,cae 1976.andlae sive al years.sioc , Clngrion passed thetso-c>Sled HydetAmendment,e nhappropraairhes rider.deatlexm>Sden flndrldefor.aborrrheshd role Medicaid. id. at 18HydetAmendment,ePub.tL. No. 94-439, the 7 209,n90 Stps. 1418,l1434 (1976). This de\u00a T h Supre F.CCurt then rejFided nhF-ra0iprotoidi0nlchaS the dlengeedo pratHydetAmendment ie drat1980 case oe.d ChHaeris.v. McRae> ther. id. at 18448aU.S. 297,.324ngs p326 (1980) This de\u00a evi eviTshreaftde, ie drat1992 decisrhedieed ChPlann1dnPareothood lf Soutfdas 1rn Pennsylvaeia v. Casey> ther,ld h CCurt abandheed d atrelattl lyecleae andepr tFidive pranciples oe.d ChRoe> thereiedfavoetlf d atporatelnduehburdee te]Sc tdst. id. at 18505 U.S. 833,l874 (1992) (plur>Sity.tpinrhe) This de\u00a Under drishframewirk, while a h gtvernment cCnatenotnpr hibii.aborrrheepre the dviab00adt, it cCnateporateenact rules andhregularrhes desogtedepo encCur>gee[women]epo knowcdeat heeetaee philosophrc andhsocia0. rguments oe.griad weie iedeat can.be.broue iepo beae iedfavoetlf cCn\inuiegothe pregnnncynto full tdem. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at 872 This de\u00a Accordiegotold h CCurt,tporateOnly where the 0stpseeregularrhedimposesoantlnduehburdee on atwomae te]Sertab00adt tolmake drishdecisrheddoes dratpoweetlf d atStpseerealhtietold atheprdete.dretlabd dtnprotoid dcby. hetDue Proceon Clouse. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at 874 This de\u00a evi eviA fildaayote.antlnduehburdee is poratesnorthand firnteg)cCnm>Ssrheearatea stpseeregularrhedhartpratpurpose irneffFid rf placrldea.subct>ola>S obct>cle incdegtpathtlf atwomaeneeekaay.anhaborrrhe. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at 877 This de\u00a Asnantabstraco.snand>rd, drishmie iehal nbeee cCmprehens=blg,cbutnaaeapplieddieed ChCasey> ther,litnwarthet. evi eviApplyoldethis.stpnd>rd, drh CCurt ieed ChCasey.d thertverdurned thetspous>S he afacadiheerequirement at issue. id. at 18Id. at 895 This de\u00a Aftdeadecaden lf ladagatihe betwe n Pennsylvaeia andepr -choace advocases,dPennsylvaeia hade dopredea.spous>S-he afacadiheelaw arateaffFided rilattl lyefewewomen ove all. id. at 18Id. at 894 This de\u00a To avoid thetspous>S-he afacadiheerequirement,awomen only had do tell theirndocdoen deat heytwere \u0 larried, deat heytwere \u0 fregnnnt by. heirnhusb nd,nor a ate heirnhusb nd(wartabus=l .irnhettavaglable. id. at 18Id. at 887 This de\u00a Nhee the dlhdlion, drh CCurt fhuni a ish o beeantlnduehburdee, relyoldeon.teg)cCmm0n riaSidtnoe.domesrrc violFoc .andhcCsm>Sdieg.d tlporate[t]eg)fropd ocun oe.degtclnntitul=heal inquiry is.thetgrhup firnwhor aratlaw is a reetricrrhe, \u0.thetgrhup firnwhor aratlaw is irrilevaet. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at 894;neee a54 (id. at 886ngs p387 (disagrieiay.w th pratdietricr cCurttdeatlthetporateporat8pailacularlyeburdeesCme te]S9 te]Sd effFidn oe.degtrequirement hn.cCme women noiionitpseeitn invalid>trhe, artpratfaid a at d h burdee falls on atpailacular.grhup does not suf rcieoolyeshiwlitn o beea.subct>ola>S obct>cle el n)do a at grhup (quotiay.Plann1dnPareothood lf Se. Pa. v. Casey, 744 F. Supp. 1323,.1352 (E.D. Pa. 1990)) This de\u00a evi eviBly d h CCurt uphdld.Pennsylvaeiangs p9slinfoemed-clnsent requirement,adweody-fdur-hCur(waitaay pFriod, andhrareota0-clnsent requirement (amoegeoofde provisrhes),nwnder a.stpnd>rd a at demandshanaietifeseshiwld hsetrequirementsewinatebeeantlnduehburdee firnporatea largehfracrrhe te]Scloe.teg)women affFided. id. at 1854 nid. at 894ngs p395 This de\u00a T h trial cCurtthad fhuni a atedegtcumuladrl effFid rf degtin-pershe infoemed-clnsent requirement.w th pratdweody-fdur-hCur(waitaay pFriodewinatehal natsFrious adversetimpact hedmany women. id. at 1854 nid. at 937h(Blackmue, J.,cdissentrld) (porateTee Dietricr CCurt fhuni a atedegtmandntory 24-hCur(dilay.cCnateleadepo denats.ieeexceon oe.24ehCurs, drustiecriasaay fdalth risks the 0. the 0. the 0. ,edravelcdime,oexposuretto furofde har ssment,e nddfinnncaal cost[,] the 0. the 0. the 0. [posieg] espFii>Sly.sogtific>ottburdees hedwomen liviegdincrur>Staeeas the 0. the 0. the 0. the 0. te]Sc) This de\u00a Ie Pennsylvaeia, artae mosttoofde stpses,.aborrrheeproeiders.aretcCncentrated ae urbantaeeas. ThFy.oftdn only operatemaefewedats.pd we k.nWomen.w th kids, jobc, school oblagatihes,e nddoofde clmmitments cCnfrontldif acultaesdin.traveliegdloay.dict>oces firntwo.serarate appoint the dments,.the firs firngiviegdporateiefoemed clnsent te]Sd ani a entdegtseclndnfirnaeprocedure. Despite degttrial cCurttfildaays,.d h Supre F.CCurt uphdld.degtinfoemed-clnsent,(waitaay-pFriod, andhrareota0-clnsent requirements. evi eviTee clreed ChCasey.d therhoatiegs.aretfladlynincCnnosteoo..Shinatewe judge dreelegitamacyete.a rietricrrhe hed>abd dtnoe atbasis te.itn impact heda pailacular.pershe irnraofde hedwheofde itd>imits.dretlabd dtnoe.a.subct>ola>S porrrhehie.degtfeople iteaffFids? 5ioc ld ChCasey> ther,llowerecCurts hal ndend1dnto followcdegtrequirement.deatlrnaietifeseshiwlantlnduehburdee on atlargehgrhup oe.those affFided,lignoriegothe nugges rhedieed ChCasey> therngs p9slinvalid>trhehie.degtspous>S-clnsent requirement.arateantimpact hedan.iedivadualecCunts.asnatcCnntitul=heal violatihe. id. at 1854 nLinda J. Whailheeey a5.,.Preserliegothe Core oe.d ChRoe> ther: ReflFidrhes leed ChPlann1dnPareothood v. Casey> ther,l18 Yale J.L. & Feminism 317,.355ngs p356h(e]06) This de\u00a 5igtific>otlt, art\u00d at the nutnet,(ffor arattimeed ChCasey> ther(wartissued dweody-fdur.years.agoedo pratsdpri hf 2 16,.d h Supre F.CCurt had only oocettverdurned aborrrhe.regularrhes artundulyeburdeesCme, while a h numbd andhrealhthf sulimrietricrrhes cCn\inuesh o grhw. id. at 18SeetGuttmtcfde Iest.,rOve view,.eut 18he e 6 (dencriboldetratporatelattace wirk te]Scloe.aborrrhe.regularrhes andldocumentrldedeenhundredn te.neweaborrrhe.regularrhes passed ffor e]11 ao 2 15) This de\u00a evi eviTsat casetwartd Ch5tenbergtv. Carhail> thereiede]00, ae whllimaratSupre F.CCurt tverdurned a stpseeporaterailaal b0rth te]Sd aborrrhe.regularrhe ie ae5-4hdecisrhe. id. at 18530aU.S. 914,e945ngs p346h(e]00) This de\u00a ThF.CCurt fhuni a atedegtregularrhe wartso.broadlt andlvaguely wordedeasn o risk feloay sanidi0ns firndocdoen ferfoemieg.oventdegtmosttcCmm0n foems te.aborrrhe, heeeby.imposaay.anhlnduehburdee. id. at 1854 nid.This de\u00a Bly d hreaftde, ie drate]07 case oe.d ChGonzaleshv. Carhail> ther,.d h Supre F.CCurt uphdld.atfede al law banniegdint>ct-dilarrhe-and-extracrrheeprocedurelreg>rdleon oe.degtviab00adt oe.a.fetua andld atfdalth oe.teg)womae. id. at 18550aU.S. 124h(e]07) This de\u00a evi eviTsis.summde ie d ChWholgnWoman te]SertHealth v. Hel>ers edt> ther, drh CCurt tverdurned Texannlawsla ateriquirei medical fai00adaesdwheeetaborrrheshar nferfoemedeto leeo.snand>rds firnambularory surgical centers andhrequirei docdoen deat ferfoem.aborrrheshdo hal nadmadtiegopravilegen at local hospitals. id. at 1854 nNo. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560, atl*pngs p32 (U.S. June e7,.2 16) This de\u00a ThFsetrequirementseweeetimposed el n)drole abor the dl=hetpatientseinfriquFotlyerequire hospitalazatihe andldocdoen who ferfoem.aborrrheshporatewinatebeeunablee o lagetagenadmadtiegopravilegen the 0. the 0. the 0. b louse teg)faid a at aborrrheshar n4 (safe meant.deatlrroeiders.weeetunlikaly. o hal nanytpatientsedohadmad. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at *19 This de\u00a ThF.admadtieg-pravilegen requirement.risultednae degtclonure oe.role ly halfeoe.Texannaborrrheeclgeacs,hpreventiay.many women ffor exercisieg.theirnclnntitul=heal friedor ao hal nantaborrrhe. id. at 18Id. at *20.This de\u00a evi eviIeletrikaay.down d hsetfrovisrhes, drh CCurt elarafieded ChCasey> ther(genateleasoeawo respFiia. Firs , d h CCurt hdld.deatlin detdemieiay.wheofde antlnduehburdee is present firnaeporateporat8largehfracrrhe te]S9 the 0. the 0. the 0. d atrelevaetldenominntor is porat8those [women]efirnwhor [the provisrhe] is.antac ualoraofde an an.irrilevaet reetricrrhe, te]S9 te]Sd whllimis)poratea class narrowde an porat8all women, te]S9 porat8pregnnnt women, te]S9 irnel n)porat8the class te.women eeekaay.aborrrheshidentafiedeby. hetStpse. te]S9 te]Sd id. at 18Id. at *28 (quotiay.Plann1dnPareothood lf Se. Pa. v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833,l894ngs p395 (1992) (plur>Sity.tpinrhe)) This de\u00a 5eclnd, drh CCurt elarafiededeatljudacia0.proceetiegs.anateantimport>ot rolelin detdemieiay.wheofde evidenme ac ually justafies.dretaborrrhe.regularrhe atlissuehani a atecCurts ar nnot requirei dohacchpr pratsdpsengs p9slcarte blanchg)assertrheearatedegtregularrhe cCnfers a medical benefit. Iestead,ecCurts ar ndohporatecCnnoder d h burdees atlawdimposesoontaborrrhe.alceon togeofde w th prat[purported] benefits.those lawslcCnfer. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at *16.This de\u00a evi eviNu0w thsnandoldethe sogtific>oce oe.d ChWholgnWoman te]SertHealth> ther, drh rie iepo aborrrhe.relagesewnder clnnt>ot prionure andhorosrhe,landld atTexannregularrhes exemplify a h nntthe>Smtrend awat.ffor repmoducorvelfriedor tveredegtpas sive al decaden. id. at 18The recent chaSlengeedo pratscope ie.degtAffirdableeCar nActngs p9slclndracepl=ve-eove age mandnte,landld atSupre F.CCurt te]SertsubciquFot.nondecisrhedon.teg)case, furofde highlie is degttrend aow>rd judacia0.skepl=cism te.women te]Sertrepmoducorvelrie ia. 54 ngene allt Brief firnteg)Respondents,.Zubik v. Burwell,c136 S.Cs. 1557h(e]16) (Nos. 14-1418,l14-1453,l14-1505,n15-35,n15-105,n15-1S9 & 15-191),.2 16 WL 537623. And despite degtmany predicrrhes that oofde TargeiedeRegularrhe oe.Aborrrhe Proeider lawslaretfinished.aftdehd ChWholgnWoman te]SertHealth> ther, many oofde stpse-levelmrietricrrhes maynrelagehunaffFided by. hetdecisrhe. 54 nDaniellgnPaquFtte,lPlann1dnPareothood Annhunces It W ll Fie ieAborrrhe Laws ae Eie ieStpseslAftdeaSupre F.CCurt Rulang,nWash. Post:nWonkblogt(June 30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.washraythepost.clm\/news\/wonk\/wp\/2 16\/06\/30\/plann1d-pareothood-annhunces-it-w ll-fie i-aborrrhe-laws-in-eie i-stpses-aftde-supre F-cCurt-rulang\/ [http:\/\/ eviperma.cc\/TU8Z-BVFL]. Moreove ,aartpratfalloutlffor d ChBrown v. Bo>rd oe.Educntthe> ther,ld ChRoe> ther,ld ChWiednor> ther,landhd ChObergefell> theredem0nstrates,hprotoidi0nllf cCnntitul=heal rie in requires clnnt>ot vigilance This de\u00a Asnhighlie ied, drishorosrhe clrrispondsew th a rilattl edearih oe.representairvatfortrayals te.abor the dl=hetinhctripied.m dia. evi

II. CCmieg.Outlin Daaly Lifeimpo2> eviTee role clrrilattheaoutlgeed inhPpri I betwe n degtincriasedieesymrad etic m dia portrayals te.lesbian.andhgay.lhar crden and degtincriasedieeleg>Siprotoidi0ns, juxtaposed o d atcln\rastoldetrend w th reg>rdedo aborrrhe, eutplementseexistieg.analyseshidentafyiegdporatec>mingrnut te]Sd artcentrallt import>ot o d atchang n inhpublic attitudeshandhcCsntitul=heal docdrier tow>rd LGBTlpeople. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tStel n)Seidmae, Beyonddd atClonet:lTee Transfoemarrhe oe.Gay.andhLesbian Lifeh(e]02) This de\u00a Many openly -rede feople hal nclmrlex,tlovildestories lf c>mingrnutnto friFods,lrareots, tdtcfdec, stSdents, boonea,cclmrleteestrangden,r nddoofdes. As oftdn artpratexpFriFoc mis)joyful,.it is.pageful,.andhit is.hetta siegular event. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tKenji Yoshrao, Clverieg:lTee Hiddee Assault on Our CavillRie ia 58ngs p365h(e]06) This de\u00a Nhee the dlhdlion, LGBTQ people c>mingrnutnhartbeee centrallt import>ot o po0adacal chang inhboth legisladrl andhcCsntitul=heal disputes. evi eviCCmmentrldeoe drate]03 decisrhedieed ChGoodridge> therees ablishiay.mar the driage F-ra0adt intMasstcfunetts, foemer ClngrionmaenBarery Frankt\u00d:lporate[I]e.degtMasstcfunettshcCsntitul=he.cCnatehal nbeee amended thetday.aftde, itewinatehal nbeee. te]Sd id. at 18Barery Frank, Representairvatlf Mass.,tKeyhe e Addrion atedegtW lliams Iestitule 4th AnnualoUpdatreoe Sexual OrientatiheeLaw ani Public Policye(May.9, e]05),rhttp:\/\/www.ucov.tv\/shiws /Sexual-Orientatihe-Law-e]05-4th-Annual-Updatr-on-Sexual-Orientatihe-Law-and-Public-Policy-Ppri-One-9308 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/GP7U-CSD2].This de\u00a Bly artpimeepassed andhsame-sexlcluples got larried, marriage poratebee[a]meeborieg te]Sd ani a eeeby.acchpr the dablg,cw th pratnewequestihe beieg:lporateW at do you gei)ydur.lesbian.neie boen ffor Crate andhBarrel? te]Sd id. at 18Id.This de\u00a As ProfionirnW lliam Eskridgenhartexanageed,tpratLGBTQ rie ia mol ment riliedeon people c>mingrnutnoe.degtclonet.hettjustepo chang socia0. ttitudeshbutna54 ( o garerrtnewemol ment m mbd s te]S4andhm mbd scw th voses. id. at 1854 nW lliam N. Eskridge, Jr.,.Chann1lieg:lIdentaty-Based Socia0.Mol ments ani Public Law,n150aU. Pa. L. Rev. 419,.46pngs p363h(e]01) This de\u00a AccordiegotolEskridge, porateAnecdotal evidenme oe.chang d. ttitudesh(porat8I lome nutnto my.Moa ee,.andhseg)said:lporateI used o feae you people butnnowhrialize a ategay.is.griad! te]Sd te]Se)dw ll not suf rcetunlion widelt expFriFoc d andhreported. te]Sd id. at 18Id. at 463;neee a54 (W lliam N. Eskridge, Jr.,.A Jurisprudenme oe.porateCCmieg.Out te]Sd: Religoon,lHomosexualadt, andhClllisrhes oe.Libd dtnandhE-ra0adt intAme ecae Public Law,n106 Yale L.J. e411,.2443 (1997) (observieg.d tlporatec>mingrnut te]Sd is a decidedly po0adacal aid andeone a atebuildsoontfeminist.hetrhes that degtfersheal is po0adacal) This de\u00a Relyoldeon.cln\aid hypoa esis trntegory,hProfionirnSuzann1 Goldbergthartsimiaarly. rguei a atecCmingrnutnanats.antimport>ot rolelin bretkieg.down w at sratlabels poratesrrckt intuil=hes te]Sd reg>rdiego-rede iedivaduals. id. at 185uzann1 Goldberg,tStrckt Intuil=hes and degtFuture oe.Sexual OrientatiheeDictriminntton, 57 UCLA L. Rev. 1375,n1409 te]S310h(e]10) This de\u00a evi eviTsh import>ocette.c>mingrnutnto pratLGBTQ mol ment as flrofde nugges ed by. hetnowcdwendy-eie i-year-oatetradittheaoe.Nntthe>SmCCmieg.OutlDay,trr mo ed by. hetHumaenRie ia Camraigeeprecis lyeb louse porate[w] entpeople knowcsCmeone who as LGBTQ,l eytaretfar morellikaly. o eutpCri F-ra0adt under d h law. Beyonddd at,tdur.stories can.be.poweefulepo ealhthofde. te]Sd id. at 18Nntthe>SmCCmieg.OutlDay,tHumaenRie ia Camraige,rhttp:\/\/www.hrc.org\/ eviresources\/nntthe>S-c>ming-out-day.[http:\/\/perma.cc\/9PFM-SPJ5] (lastevisrted Aug..17,.2 16) This de\u00a Indeed,tter hfmush(ProfionirnScott Skieerr-Thlmrshe) recalls fondly d h fersheal expFriFoc noe.c>mingrnutnartgay. o his familyebutna54 ( he profhuni po0adacal impact it had on his previouslyeclnservairva,lSoutfdrn-retrei faofde. Therr arel ous>ods,lif \u0 l00lrhes,lte.analogous anecdotes. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tId Geia BetteroProjFid,rhttp:\/\/www.itgeisbetter.org\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/ eviX7KN-DZLH] (lastevisrted Aug..17,.2 16) (exhibiiingrvideos oe.LGBTQ youtftsharieg.theirnporatec>mingrnut te]Sd expFriFoc s) This de\u00a evi eviOne aale reg>rdiegothetimport>ocette.c>mingrnutnfirnLGBTQ rie ia hartbecCme sCmephieg te.lore. Whdn delabd array.hiwldo decide d ChBoweeshv. H>rdwrck> ther,lJustace Powell allegedly said a ateratditenotnknowcany gay.people el n)drole ter hfmhis clerks.wartgay te]S4bly cloneted. id. at 18Kenji Yoshrao, Clverieg,l111 Yale L.J. 769,.820h(e]02)h(porateIe 1986,lJustace Powell te]Sertgay clerknfagledepo cCme nutnto his Justace before ora0. rgumentdieed ChBoweeshv. H>rdwrck> ther.lAftdeacCnfidiegotolhis clerk a aterathad have mei)anhomosexual, Powell went hn.po casoeahetdecidiegovosedieed ChBowees> ther. te]Sc) This de\u00a Many hal nspFiulated aboutlwheofde d ChBowees> therewinatehal nbeee decidedldif erently had degtclerk cCme nutnto Justace Powell. id. at 18The clerk, C. Cabell Chinnis, hasnnugges ed Justace Powell had mei)his boyfriFod and muso hal nknown fd.wartgay. AccordiegotolChinnis, Justace Powell maynhal ndisclaimedeknowieg.anynhomosexuals to protoidnChinnise nddoofde gay clerks. Adam.Liptak, Exhibii.A firnaeMajirnShift: Justaces te]S9 Gay.Clerks,oN.Y. Timesl(June 8,le]13),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/e]13\/06\/09 /us\/exhibii-a-fir-a-majir-shift-jusoaces-gay-clerks.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a evi eviSimiaarly, women epetkieg.nutnaboutltheirnfersheal expFriFoc s te.aborrrhe hal na54 (anated.antimport>ot rolelin pratsdruggle firnrepmoducorvelfriedor. id. at 18The same hoats true firnoofde m rginnlized identaties. Firnexamplg,cm mbd scoe.degtHIV rie ia mol ment, sulimartpratTriadmentdAidi0nlCamraigee(TAC)lin SoutflAf eca, hal noftdn utiSized t-shirts declarieg.that onemis)porateHIV Posittve te]Sc to hdlp destigmatize a ndisiase. 54 ,de.g.,tTriadmentdAidi0nlCamraige, Fie irldefor.Our L=ves:lTee History te.pratTriadmentdAidi0nlCamraigee39h(e]11),rhttp:\/\/tac.org.za\/files\/10yearbook\/index.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther) (porateTAC te]SertHIV-posittve t-shirts were frinteddan 1999.asnattool o bretk.down d htsecrecy, shame andhstigmandeatlsurrhunied HIV. te]Sc) This de\u00a M mbd scoe.degtrepmoducorvelfriedor mol the dment hal nloay.ricogtized deetimport>ocette.sulimstories. Firnexamplg,cae 1969,.whentdegtall-male NeweYirkmlegisladure debaiedethetbill that el n ually leg>Sized aborrrhe.ieearatestpseein 1970,nteg)Redstockaays,.atsFlf-proclaimederadical feminist.grhup,hprotosiedethetabseocette.women ae degtconversatihe andlorgatized epetk-outs ae whllimwomen toat stories lf theirnown aborrrhes. id. at 1854 nReva B. 5iegel,ld ChRoe> ther te]SertRd. s:lTee Women te]SertRie ia ClaimearateEngendereded ChRoe> ther,l90 B.U. L. Rev. 1875,n1880h(e]10) (dencriboldetratroleloe.degtRedstockaays).This de\u00a And ie degtinaugur>Stissuehoe.tratfeminist.d ChMs. > thermagazier in 1972,dfifdy-thrie famous women eogtedea stpsement sayoldedeat heythad hade nhaborrrhe. id. at 18Barbar>S4 nD. Dbam0nstein, WetHavetHad Aborrrhes, Ms.,tSprang 1972,dat 34ngs p335,nhttp:\/\/images.nymag.clm\/images\/e\/pr mo the>S\/11\/11\/we k1\/mrs-aborrrhesb.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/L3GE-AWFB].This de\u00a evi eviAse noofde examplg,cae 1977,.JosephnA. C>Sifaao, President JimmyeCarter te]SertSecretary te.pratDerardmentdte.Health,.Educntthe, andhWFlfare,.wasnanthonoredeguestdat NeweYirkmUnieersatytSchool oe.Law. Hd.wartopenly opposededo aborrrhe.andlhadnbeee quotedeon d ChMeeo.pratPress> theresayoldedeat rathad porateporat8have known atwomaenwho want dcantaborrrheeirnwho.warthappynaboutlhaliay. nhaborrrhe. te]S9 te]Sd id. at 18JosephnA. C>Sifaao, Gtverniay.Ame eca: An Iesider te]SertReport ffor aratWhite House and degtCabiert 79 (1981) This de\u00a Women.at NYUeLaw orgatized o greei)him. id. at 1854 nid.This de\u00a Many ie degtaSdaeocethdld.up hangden,r nddcCme presented atlargehpr -choace banner. id. at 1854 nid.This de\u00a Duriegothe Q&A,.many women who hade borrrhes, before andhaftdehd ChRoe> ther,ldold.degir.stories,landld atexchang warteove ed on.t h nntthe>Smel niegonews. id. at 1854 nid. at 79 te]S380.tSecretary the 0 C>Sifaao recalledeone womaeninhpailacular: evi[A]boutlhalfwat.down d htaislelin pratNYUeaSdatorium, womaenroset o degtmicrophhee the 0. the 0. the 0. te]ScLook at m , Mr. C>Sifaao, te]Sc seg)shouted w th defi>ot emo the.lporateI want you o eee atwomaenwho want dcantaborrrhe. I want you o eee atwomaenwho warthappynatlhaliay. nhaborrrhe. I want you o eee atwomaenwho hade nhaborrrheeawo we ks.agoe nd(who aedendshdo hal nanoofde aborrrhe the 0. the 0. the 0. I want you o goeback o Washraytheeknowieg.deat heeetaee women who aee happynwho hal nhade borrrhes, knowieg.deat heeetaee women who want aborrrhes. I dhe te]S9t el r want you o make a stpsement likh degtone you madeesayoldedeat you hal nhave known atwomaena atewant dcpo hal nantaborrrheeirnhave known atwomaenwho warthappynaboutlhaliay. nhaborrrhe. You hal nhow mei)one. eviId. at 79 te]S380.This de\u00a evi eviMore recentlt, ae e]14,e nhonlgee lomraigeeentatledethetporate1 ae 3lCamraige te]Sc fFaturedrvideos oe.women tellrldepratsdories lf theirnown aborrrhes. id. at 18Advocasesefor.Youtf,n1 ae 3lCamraige,rhttp:\/\/www.1in3lomraige.org\/ rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther) (lastevisrted Aug..16,.2 16) This de\u00a Anoofde onlgee lomraigeeorgatized by.aegrhup calledeUltraViolFt educntes people aboutlthetfaid a at many women hal naborrrheshani a atemost te.tramhargtloofdes lf ter hr morelchildree. id. at 18Aborrrhe:eEnd.pratPredendieg,lUltraViolFt,rhttp:\/\/aid.wetreultraviolFt.org\/ evieogt\/aborrrhe_faids [http:\/\/perma.cc\/XCB4-YYKX] (lastevisrted Aug..16,.2 16) This de\u00a Ie Sept mbd .2 15, acorvistn launched nhFffirt o make aborrrheestories goevir>Std role trathashtagdporate#ShintYourAborrrhe. te]Sd id. at 18Missrhe,lShint.YoueaAborrrhe,thttp:\/\/shoutyduraborrrhe.clm\/missrhe\/ [http:\/\/ eviperma.cc\/N6S7-URL5] (lastevisrted Aug..16,.2 16) This de\u00a evi eviSigtific>otlt, tvere100 lawydes (inm>Sdaay.coautforhProfionirnSylviaeLaw)tsubmadted. nhamicus.brief o degtSupre F.CCurt in pratd ChWholgnWoman te]SertHealth > therchaSlengeedo Texan te]Sertaborrrhe.regularrhes, tdstafyiegd o degtbeneficia0.rolel hetdecisrheshdo hal naborrrheshhadein prair laves. id. at 1854 nBrief lf JaeacgtMacavoy, JanietSchulmae, ani Overe110 Oofde Women ae degtLeg>SiProfionrhe.WhotHavetExercised Trair CCsntitul=heal Rie iepo an AborrrheeartAmici Curiaelin SutpCri lf Petittheden at 2,aWholgnWoman te]SertHealth v. Hel>ers edt,nNo. 15-274,.2 16 WL 3461560 (U.S. June e7,.2 16) (No. 15-274), the 02 16 WL 74949 This de\u00a Frrlmany te.prase women,ethetab00adt tolhal nantaborrrheeallowed a er ao pursue.tegirnctreden incdegtlaw. id. at 18Seetid. at 4 This de\u00a evi eviOve all,.hiweve ,a heeetaee rilattl lyefeweexamplgs oe.women publiclt discussieg.theirnaborrrheeexpFriFoc s,ewhllimhighlie is degtgene al rule:eStigma hasncCn\inuedcpo >imit discussiheaoe.aborrrheestories inhpublic discCurse. id. at 1854 ,de.g.,tKaa a Pol0adt,lHow do Really DefFod Plann1dnPareothood,oN.Y. Timesl(Aug..5,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 15\/08\/05\/tpinrhe\/how-to-retlly-defFod-plann1d-pareothood.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther) ( rguoldedeat women noedepo cCme nutnoe.degtclonet.aboutltheirnaborrrheshdo hdlp tvercCme stigma); Meag an Winter, MyaAborrrhe,tN.Y. Mag..(Nov. 10,le]13),rhttp:\/\/nymag.clm\/news\/fFatures\/ eviaborrrhe-stories-e]13-11\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/FD3D-YBSD]h(he aay.deatlwhile onelin prrie women w ll hal nhade nhaborrrheeby. hetpimee eytaretforry-frva,lstigmancCn\inuesh o staflh fersheal discussiheaoe. hetpopic).tId is.hettjusteaborrrheea atlis silFoc d butlrepmoducorhedmorelgene allt. Ie 2 15, Mark Zuckerberg,tCEOaoe.Facebook, postei a atehis wifehwartpregnnnt aftdehexpFriFocaay.derie miscarriages. Dbao Geandoni, Mark Zuckerberg PostsoontFacebook:lAftdeaMiscarriages, We te]SeretHavrldea.Baby,oN.Y. Times: Bits.(Julye31,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/bits.blogs.nypimes.clm\/2 15\/07\/31\/ he-zuckerbergs-annhunce-prayre-expFidiay-a-baby-aftde-a-fersheal-sdruggle\/ rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther). W thgenanthCur, he receivede335,000 risponnea,cmostly. ankieg.him firnbeiay.open.aboutlatcCmm0n expFriFoc na atlis ordiearilyestigmatized. Id.This de\u00a So.poweefuleis.thetstigmanassociated w th aborrrheea atlallegedly a hospital deatlrroeidertaborrrhe.servicea hartel n)attempt dcpo silFoc ter hfmits.docdoen ffor openly advocasrldefor.repmoducorveljusoace. id. at 18SeetErik Eckholm, Docdoe,nWartedepo BetSilFot hn.Aborrrhes, Filea CavillRie ia Clmrlaget,oN.Y. Timesl(May.2,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/05\/03 /us\/docdoe-warted-to-be-silFot-on-aborrrhe-files-cavil-rie ia-clmrlaget.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Anecdotallt, ae oueaexpFriFoc , women donnot routgeelyeshar n4tories aboutlaborrrhe. We.seraratelyecluntnartfriFods many women col0eaguec, stSdents, coclnspir>doen ae varaous lomraiges,landlneie boen. W th many,ewe knowcfersheal infoemarrhe aboutltheirnrilatthes.w th kids, rareots, pailndec, siblaays,.fdalth problems,dfinnncaal issues,aartwell asmviews aboutlculture,.po0adacs,landld atnature oe.d atunieerse. But,ew th sCme exceplrhes, we donnot knowcdee aborrrheestories hf lany people we knowceerytwell ae oofde ways. evi eviBeyonddoueaown expFriFoc s,eProfionirnSarah Clwaedhartdoc the dumented hiwldie ily aborrrhe.isthdld.secret. Ie thetdata Clwaedexamgeed,tporate[t]erie-quarters hf Ame ecaesesaye eytknowcsCmeone who hade miscarriage te]Sd whlle only poratehalfereport knowieg.sCmeone who hade nhaborrrhe. te]Sd id. at 18Sarah K. Clwae,tSecretshani MispFrceplrhes:lTee Criadiheaoe.SFlf-FulfillrldeIl>Ssrhes,n1 Socioaogical Sci. 466, 475h(e]14) This de\u00a AccordiegotolClwae,tporate[g]il n)drat aborrrhe.istmorelcom the dmheea an miscarriage the 0. the 0. the 0. d is is a strikaay.iedicadiheedrat aborrrhe.secretshhal nhotnbeee cCmmunacadedeasnoftdn artmiscarriage.secrets. te]Sd id. at 18Id.This de\u00a This maynexanage whyhpublic pFrceplrhes reg>rdiegothetprevaleocette.aborrrhe, andhits(safedt, argtinaccurate. As aerecent poSl cCnm>Sded, Ame ecaeseunderdstamate d atnumbd hf women who hal exercised theirnrie is donrepmoducorvelchoace andloverdstamate d atsafedt risks te.haliay. nhaborrrhe. id. at 18Sarah Kliff, WetPol0ed 1,060 Ame ecaeseAboutlAborrrhe. This Is W at T eytGotnWroeg,lVox (Feb.t29,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.vox.clm\/a\/aborrrhe-stpsistics-tpinrhes-e]16\/poSl [http:\/\/perma.cc\/C2RK-8MSL] (dencriboldepoSl risultshani he aay.deatlmispFrceplrhes maynporaterilatet o degtfaid a at aborrrhe rarely geis discussed,nsC itnseemseshadowtnandhunknown te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviOf cCurse, while a h abol ndiscussiheanugges n deat fublic discussiheaoe.c>mingrnutnoe.degtclonet.andhm dia portrayals te.both LGBTQ iedivadualsnandhunplann1dnfregnnncaesdcan hal natmeaningfuleimpact hedpublic and judacia0. ttitudes,.it is.undeniablee atecCmingrnutnreg>rdiegohee te]Sertaborrrhe.history is a deeply persheal decisrhedol r whllimealhtiedivadualeshinateexercisetcln\rol. As we hal nnugges ed elsewheee,tjusteas.thetrie iepo rrivacyleutpCris.thetrie iepo hal nantaborrrhe, rrivacylreg>rdiegothetfaid te.antaborrrhe.muso a54 (residecclmrletely w th oalhtiedivadualewomaeninhorder firnteattdecisrhed o betmeaningfuleieepracorce. id. at 18See,de.g.,tScott Skieerr-Thlmrshe,.Outiay.Privacy,e110 Nw. U. L. Rev. 159,.211h(e]15) (porateTee rie iepo >imit degtgtvernment te]Sertab00adt toldissemie>tetandhcCllFid sexual hr medical infoemarrhe is clos lyerilatededo pratsubjFidlmatter te.prase flndamentallrie ia. Inhorder firnmany te.prase flndamentallrie iaepo hal nretl,epracorca0.meaning, the 0. the 0. the 0. rrivacyltvereietimpseeinfoemarrhe seemserequirei. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviIt is.a54 (worth he aay.deatlc>mingrnutnaboutlaborrrhe maynbe dif erentea an c>mingrnutnaboutlsexual hrientatiheeintimport>ot ways. id. at 18SeetGoldberg,tMultadimens=heal Advocacy, sut 18he e 45,dat 28 (cCmpariegothetexpFriFoc noe.c>mingrnutnaboutlhee te]Sertsexualadt w th c>mingrnutnaboutlantaborrrhe) This de\u00a Frrlmany people,lsexual hrientatiheeis a stpsua andlis.stpbleetveredime. Bytcln\rast, antlnaedend1dnfregnnncy is.antel n .deatlw ll b nresolveddan one wayntrnanoofde ie aesnort pFriod, albeitew th a potFola>Slyeprofhuni impact heda womae te]Sertlafe..Sexual hrientatiheecaeninfluFoc nsocia0.rilatthes.tvereatlafedime,owhile antlnaedend1dnfregnnncy does not noiionarilyedonso. evi eviNheethdlion, drh role clrrilattheabetwe n aenincriasaay numbd hf people c>mingrnutnboth he andlofe.degtstre n andld atcementrldeoftleg>Siprotoidi0ns firnlesbian.andhgay.iedivaduals, ae lie iete.teg)rilattl edearih oe.socia0.discussiheareg>rdiegoexpFriFoc s w th aborrrhe,anugges n deat broaddehexposuretto posittve stories reg>rdiegothetimpaid te.aborrrheeon.iedivaduals te]S9 laves maynhal natmeaningfuleeffFid reeleg>Siprotoidi0n firnrepmoducorvelchoace. id. at 18SeetIrieeCarmhe,aAmidhBacklas pelAntr-Gay.B lls, AborrrheeRie ia Falter, MSNBC (Apr. e, 2 16,.1:00 pm),rhttp:\/\/www.msnbc.clm\/msnbc\/amid-backlas ->ola-gay-bills-aborrrhe-rie ia-falter [http:\/\/perma.cc\/UK7H-QUTP] (observieg.d tlwhile anla-LGBTlbillsncCn\inue( o garerrtsogtific>ottpublic rppositthe,mrietricrrhes ontaborrrhe.rie iaeanciteeleon attFolahe, rerhapseb louse people maynnot knowcdeeytaretclos ew th sCmeone who has hade nhaborrrhe); Nichoaas Kristof, Opinrhe,aWhy Are e]16 Candodntes IgnoriegoWomen te]SertHealth?,oN.Y. Timesl(Apr. e8,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/04\/28\/ evitpinrhe\/candodntes-lets-talk-about-womens-fdalth.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a C>mingrnutnaboutlaborrrhe is persheal,cbutncumuladrl fublic discussiheacan.be.po0adacally poweeful. id. at 18Dalid J. Phillrps,eFfor Privacy( o Visrb00adt, 23 Soc. Text 95,d97h(e]05) (porateporat8C>mingrnut te]S9 in, drhn,.antac nboth hfnfersheal empoweement andlof po0adacal claimestpking. te]Sc) This de\u00a evi

III. Alternadrl Exananadi0ns firnteg)Embrace oe.LGBTeRie ia andld atErosrhe oe.RepmoducorvelFriedorimpo2> eviW at lf tofde exananadi0ns firnteg)embrace oe.lesbian,hgay, andhbisexual rie ia andld atrilattl eerosrhe oe.repmoducorvelfriedor? This Ppri cCnnoders.derie alternadrl exananadi0ns firnteg)pmogrionrhe oe.LGBTQ rie ia andld aterosrhe oe.aborrrhe.rie ia: (1) docdriea0.dif erenc s,e(2)ethetab00adt te.teg)LGBTQ rie ia mol ment to frame its(F-ra0adt debaielin peems te.lol andhrilattheshrps,eandh(3) degtbelief amoegesCme drat aborrrhe.involvertpratdelabd are destruidi0nllf potFola>S humaenlafe. evi eviOne maynbe inm>inededo prink.deat heeetaee docdriea0.riashes that accluntnfirnteg)dif eroldetrajFidories lf theeawo mol mentn. While a full accluntrldeoftt h fertgeenthcCsntitul=heal docdrier is beyonddd atscope ie.deis Piec , ateleasoeatea broad levelmripmoducorvelchoace seemsenoeleon grhunied in clreecCnntitul=heal valuesh an rie ia firnsexual minorities. Firnexamplg,crespFiiefirnwomen te]Sertrepmoducorvelchoaces,elikh respFiiefirnclnsensualesame-sexlsexual relarrhes, is rooteddan respFiiefirndecisrhe>Siprivacy. id. at 18CCmpareeLawrenc v. Texan, 539 U.S. 558, 578h(e]03) (hoatieg.deat hetrie iepo rrivacylinm>Sdes.dretab00adt tolengag inhsame-sexlsexual clnduco),ew th Griswold v. CCenoidicut, 381 U.S. 479, 485ngs p386 (1965) (recogtizoldethat larriedlcluples pooneas aerie iepo rrivacyltveredegtdecisrhed o wsetcCn\racepl=hn) This de\u00a 5imiaarly, both LGBT rie ia andlrepmoducorvelfriedor impli the dcaielimport>ot F-ra0adt pranciples. id. at 18See,de.g.,tRutflBaddehGinsburg,tSCme Trole tsoontAutonomtnandhE-ra0adt intRilatthea o d ChRoe v. Wadd> ther,l63oN.C. L. Rev. 375 (1985) ( rguoldedeat stpseecln\rol oe.repmoducoron implicntes gender F-ra0adt); SylviaeA. Law,nRephiekaay.Sex and degtCCnntitul=he,c132aU. Pa. L. Rev. 425 (1984) (same); Neil S. 5iegel & Reva B. 5iegel,lE-ra0adt Arguments firnAborrrheeRie ia,l60 UCLA L. Rev. DiscCurse 160, 162ngs p363h(e]13),rhttp:\/\/uclalawreview.org\/pdf\/discCurse60-11.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/VRZ4-PA7R] (docu the dmentoldedeat aborrrhe.rie iaedecisrheshrest firmly oo F-ra0adt pranciples).This de\u00a And rppositthea o women te]Sertrepmo the dducorvelchoace andlLGBT rie ia are both solidly grhunied in patriarehalnassumplrhes aboutlgender d tlweeethistoracally assumededo be true andhar nhow culturally andhcCsntitul=heallyesuspFii. id. at 18SylviaeA. Law,nHomosexualadtlandld atSocia0.Meaning oe.Genderd Ch,> there1988 Wis. L. Rev. 187, 197 This de\u00a evi eviVisce allt,a heeetmayna54 (b nreasheedo believe a ateby ocunoldeon.marriage,tpratLGBTQ rie ia mol ment hartbeee ablee o frame -rede F-ra0adt intpeems te.lol andhrilattheshrps. While unioubtedly a wsefulerhetoracal frame, drh recent public backlas pellaws, sulimartNorth Carolinangs p9slpo0acoldetransgender baihroom wse,anugges n deat eutpCri firnLGBTQ rie ia ishdeeply rooteddan sCmephieg morel an justesymrad y tow>rd rilattheshrp.ricogtirrhe. id. at 18SeetScott Cacciola & AlaenBlinder,oN.B.A. pelMol All-StaehGame ffor North Carolina,oN.Y. Timesl(July 21,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/07\/22\/spCris\/ evibasketball\/iba-all-sdpr-game-mol s-lharlotte-transgender-baihroom-law.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a Admadtedlt,a hatebacklas wartfar ffor unieersalnand, art\u00d earlie ,a ransgender iedivadualsnface sogtific>ottderiaiaepo theirneerytsurvival. id. at 18SeetJaime M. Geanteey a5.,.Nat te]S9l Gay.& Lesbian Task Firce & Nat te]S9l Ctr. firnTransgender E-ra0.,tInjusoaceeateEeerytTurn: AtReport oftt h Nntthe>SmTransgender Dictriminntton Survey 2ngs p33h(e]11),rhttp:\/\/www. ransF-ra0adt.org\/srtes\/default\/files\/ evidocs\/resources\/NTDS_Report.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/K4Z6-H5GY] (fildaayodeat amoege6,450a ransgender andhgender-non-clnfoemieg.people,l41%hreported)attemptieg.suicide,cclmrarei doh1.6% oftt h gene al popularrhe; 90%hreported)expFriFocaay.har ssment,emietriadment,nor dictriminntton on.t h job andh47%hreported)an adversetjob outcCme) This de\u00a evi eviOne obvious potFola>S exananadi0nefirnwhynrie is donrepmoducorvelfriedor ar nleon respFiiei a anlLGBT rie ia,eleg>Sly andhculturally,eis.that aborrrhe.involvertpratdelabd are destruidi0nllf potFola>S humaenlafe. Certainlyhprotoidi0nllf innocent humaenlafeeis a lagehmionage oe.those who opposenrepmoducorvelchoace. id. at 18See,de.g.,tOlivia G.tTurner & Mary S. Balch,.Nat te]S9l Rie iepo LifehCCmm.,tDefFodiegothetPro-LifehPositthea& FramiegothetIssuehby. hetLanguage We Usen4h(e]14),rhttp:\/\/www.nrlc.org\/uploads\/WhdnT eySayPacket.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/62XH-6L85] ( rguoldedeat porate[w] entatwomaenirtpregnnnt, sciFoc naellsnus that degtnewelafeeseg)carries is a clmrletely nddfuSly newehumaenbeiay.ffor aratmomentdte.fertglazatihe te]Sc) This de\u00a evi eviButlheeldif acultt w th protoidi0nllf preborenlafeeasnantexananadi0nefirnreduced aborrrhe.protoidi0ns is that degtculture nddlawddonnot reflFidea belief a atehumaenlafeebeggeseatlc>ncepl=hn.nAborrrheewartleg>Siuntrl aratmidnierteeoth century,hwhentdegtmedical profionrhe.sul the dcionfuSly lobbiei dohprohibii.a foem hf ledical pracorce.domie>ted by. heirnclmretitoen. id. at 18JameslC. Mohr, AborrrheeintAme eca:lTee Orieieshani Evoludi0nllf Nntthe>SmPolicye147ngs p348 (1978).This de\u00a Even whentaborrrhe.wartbanned, eeerytstpseeallowed exceplrhesnincCnnosteoocw th pratnodiheedrat thetfetua wasna full humae. id. at 18Roe v. Wadd,l410aU.S. 113,l14pngs p343 (1973).This de\u00a Galluphreportn deat betwe n 1975hani 2 16,.betwe n 75%hani 84% hf Ame ecaesebelievededrat aborrrhe.shinatebeeleg>Sian sCmentrnaSl circumct>oces. id. at 18SeetGallup, sut 18he e 79 This de\u00a Thrie intpentAme ecae women hal nanhaborrrheeby.age forry-frva. id. at 18Guttmtcfde Iest.,rInduced Aborrrhe,anut 18he e 52 This de\u00a ThFsetwidespreadnbeliefshani pracorcesnnugges a atemost te.usddonnot prink.deat antembryontrnatfetua isna full humaenbeiay. evi eviMoreove ,ael n)drole dretassertrheearateaborrrhe is degtmurder te.antinnocent humaenbeiay.is a central claimehf lany oe.those who eutpCri rietricrrldeorndenyiegdaborrrhe,afewe rgueefirnpunishmentdte.women who engag inhdeis foem hf purportedtmurder. Dhe>SdmTrump said,dan resplnse dohquestiheiay.ffor Chris Matthews lf MSNBC,a hateie.aborrrhea are banned, women who hal a er porateshinatebeesubjFidlpo sCmenfoem hf punishment. te]Sd id. at 18Matt Flegenheimer & MaggietHaberman, Dhe>SdmTrump, AborrrheeFod,lEyes porat8Punishment te]S9 firnWomen,eThentRec>ots,oN.Y. Timesl(Mar. 30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www. evinypimes.clm\/2 16\/03\/31\/us\/po0adacs\/doe>Sd-trump-aborrrhe.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a To many,eTrumpngs p9slclmments porateriflFidedegtlogical cCnm>Ssrhe oe.F-ratieg.atfetua w th any oofde humaenbeiay. te]Sd id. at 18Nichoaas Kristof, Opinrhe,aTrump ani Aborrrhed Ch,> thereN.Y. Timesl(Mar. 30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.nypimes.clm\/2 16\/03\/31\/tpinrhe\/trump-and-aborrrhe.html rhedfileew th teg)d ChColumbiaeLaw Review> ther).This de\u00a While triminnl law cCmm0nly varaes punishmentddepFodiegoheacircumct>oces,.it is.dif acultd o wndersnandnwhynatwomaenwho purportedlyeclmmits.sulimatsFrious trimeewinatehotnbeesubjFidlpo sCmenfoem hf punishment. As aepershe runniegddo becCme drgtRepublicaeacandodnte firnPresident,aTrump wndersnood deat ratwasnagagesteaborrrhe ani a atedestroyieg.atfetua wasna sFrious wroeg. Nheethdlion, most te.traeleadershrp.te.traenntthe>Smanla-aborrrhe mol ment quicklyeclndemned Trumpngs p9slrelarks,oassertrldedeat women are vicrrms te.aborrrhe. id. at 18See,de.g.,tChristgee Rouselle,lPro-LifehOrga Clndemn Trumpngs p9slClmments oe Punishiay.Women WhotHavetAborrrhes, TownhaSll(Mar. 30,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/townhaSl.clm\/ evitipseget\/christgeerousselle\/2 16\/03\/30\/pr lafe-orgs-clndemn-trumpa-clmments-on-aborrrhe-n214p223 [http:\/\/perma.cc\/GMT6-J5ZW].This de\u00a As.suli, dretassertedtmora0.stpsua oe.tratfesua rroeiderta wetk.exananadi0nefirnteg)disparidt intcCnntitul=heal protoidi0nllf women te]Sertclaims donrepmoducorvelchoace andlLGBTQ people te]Sertclaims donF-ra0)digtiry andhrispFii. Finally,eas ProfionirnRussell Robgesoedhartchrheicled,tpratSupre F.CCurt (and, inhpailacular, Justace Kennedy)dhartadvaoc d lesbian.andhgay.rie iaeantlargehppri based he.pFrceivedeanimus tow>rd a ategrhup,hwhile fagliegddo ricogtizeeanimus present intcaseshraisieg.issuesllf gender irnrace. id. at 18Russell K. Robgesoe, UnF-ra0)Protoidi0n, 68eStpn. L. Rev. 151,.226ngs p328h(e]16). Oofdes hal nadvaoc d simiaarly.clmrellrldecritiquesllf sCmente.teg)riasheaay.iehd ChObergefell> ther. 54 ,de.g.,tYuvraj.Joshi,eThe)RespoidableeDigtiry oe.d ChObergefell v. Hodges> ther,l6 C>Sif. L. Rev. Circuit 117,.118h(e]15),rhttp:\/\/www.c>Siforeialawreview.org\/wp-clnteoo\/uploads\/2 15\/ evi11\/Joshi_Respoidable_Digtiry.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/8UX5-N8Q7] (nugges rldedeat d ChObergefell> thereove lookrtpratdigtiry ow dcpo single people irnhonmaridal relarrheshrps); Peter Nicoaas, d ChObergefell> ther te]SertS-randeredePotFola>S,l6 C>Sif. L. Rev. Circuit 137,.138h(e]15),rhttp:\/\/www.c>Siforeialawreview.org\/wp-clnteoo\/uploads\/2 15\/11\/Nichoaas_S-randered_ eviPotFola>S.pdf [http:\/\/perma.cc\/VDX7-SLJD]h(critiquiegothetCCurt te]Sertfagluretto declarelsexual hrientatiheeaesuspFii classific>l=hn) This de\u00a Butlwhy?aWhy does Justace Kennedy,r nddcCciedt morelbroadlt, seem dohacchpr sexual minorities butnnot women who avoidnfregnnncy? evi eviWe believe a atedretanswde lies,lateleasoepprilt, ae degtlackllf gene al exposuretto thetimport>ocette.aborrrheeao many women te]Sertlavea andld atwell-beiay.of theirnalready-existieg.childree. As Ppri I il>Sstrates,hthetimport>ocette.socia0.exposuretto aborrrheestories te]S4d role m dia portrayals andhrial-lafeediscussihe te]S4cannhtebeeunderdstamated. More noedsedo be dhee te]S4andhmore attFolahe noedsedo be paid te]S4onhboth sidertlf theeailevisrhedstre n to hdlp destigmatize a nrie iepo repmoducorvelfriedor,eles a aterie iecCn\inue( o bateroded throle legisladrl andhjudacia0. crrhe. evi

CCnm>Ssrheimpo2> eviTee rie iepo repmoducorvelchoace is.tvereforry years.tld and yet intantextre Flyhprec>rious positthe..LGBTQ rie ia aeetaeguablt oe.a.more recent vintage butnarelseemieglt morelrobSst. The clrrilattheabetwe n popular m dia depicrrhes oe.lesbian.andhgay.iedivadualsnandhleg>Siprotoidi0ns firnsulimiedivaduals, clupledew th teg)rilattl elackllf representairvataborrrheedepicrrhes,anugges n deat eocia0.exposuretto women embracieg.theirnrie iepo repmoducorvelfriedortmaynpaila>Sly accluntnfirnteg)dif erent trajFidories lf theeawo mol mentn. ToninfluFoc njudacia0. ni po0adacal ttitudeshreg>rdiegothetimport>ocette.repmoducorvelfriedor,eadvocaseseshinatecCn\inue(Fffirtstto destigmatize aborrrhe, andhthose intdegtmediaeshinateendeavoreao more accuratelyeripresent tegtbeneficia0.impaidstte.repmoducorvelchoace.", "autfor": "Max Liu", "copyrie iHtlder": "ColumbiaeLaw Review", "criador": "ColumbiaeLaw Review", "dntePublished": "e]16-12-14T15:50:47+00:00", "dnteCriaded": "e]16-12-14T15:50:47+00:00" }

Islamophhbia is.escalatieg.ai.a frie i niegoclip intdegtUnrted Stpses. 5crutiay ie.deis bigotry,trresently wndersnood art“feae nddcuspici0nllf Muslims,” is risieg.at antalaemieg.rate. Iin rapidnrisetis riflFided ie degtleg>Si0add arure,.Foclmrassieg.schoaarshrp.analyziegothetemergingenntthe>Smsecuriry strategies lf theestpsee o d atcavilllabd ties infraidi0ns andhthriaiaepeeytposet o MuslimesubjFida. Inhsnort dime,oIslamophhbia hartbecCme...

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In\roducoronimpo2> evid ChWhat does Islamophhbia aidually mean?> ther id. at 18Tanya.Basu, W at Does porat8Islamophhbia te]S9 Aidually Mean? AnBrief History te.a ProeocasrvgnWord, Atlanlac (Oii. 15,.2 14),rhttp:\/\/www.araatlanlac.clm\/internadrhe>S\/arehtve /2 14\/10\/is-islamophhbia-rial-maher-harris-aslan\/381411\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/3UK2-V7U6].This de\u00a evi eviInhrecent years,oIslamophhbia hartemergedeasnatpeemnoe.c>mmheepopular ni po0adacal pailance tId sarurasesemediaehead>ineshani hews\the dfrint, id. at 18Ftrnannexamplgtlf theeaiemnappeariegoie flagshrp.hewspapdec, see Arun Kwndnani, Opinrhe,aThe West te]SertIslamophhbia Is Only HdlpiegothetIslamic Stpse, Wash. Postl(Mar. 23,.2 16),rhttp:\/\/www.washraythepost.clm\/posteeeryphieg\/wp\/2 16\/03\/23\/ evithe-wes n-islamophhbia-is-only-hdlpieg-pra-islamic-stpse\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/C8E7-T2N5].This de\u00a is pervasrvatle degtpagestte.schoaarshrp, is frequently wtterei ffor aratmoutfslof po0adacians andhpwndits, id. at 18Senador BernietSanders,dan resplnse dohDhe>SdmTrump te]SertIslamophhbicerhetorac ni po0acyhproposals, vow dcpo porateFod Islamophhbia. te]Sd 54 tPresstRiliase, Cluncil hf Am.tIslamic Relarrhes, CAIRhWFlcCmes BernietSanders te]SertPSedgeedo Eod Islamophhbia ni Racism (Oii. 29,.2 15),rhttp:\/\/www.c>ir.clm\/press-center\/press-riliase\/13212-c>ir-welcCmes-bernie-sanders-s-pSedge-to-Fod-islamophhbia-and-racism.html\/ [http:\/\/perma.cc\/2S6G-XNAE].This de\u00a andhis.antemerginge ocuneoftleg>Siclnferenc s nddcymposia. id. at 18Ftrnexamplg,cdegtUnreersatytoftC>Siforeia, Berkiliyngs p9slCenternfirnRace andlGender has hdld.sel n)glob>Siclnferenc s le Islamophhbia,cw th pratmost recent meerray.hdld.intAfril.2 16. 54 Mediae& Events,eUnre.toftC>S., Berkiliy Ctr. firnRace & Gender,rhttp:\/\/crg.berkiliy.edu\/clnteoo\/islamophhbia\/mediae[http:\/\/perma.cc\/WQ2S-SHBM] (lastevisrted Aug..9,.2 16) This de\u00a ThF lageetriamrldeoftt h aiemnporateIslamophh\the dbia te]Sd is a risultnte.teg)risieg.feae nddcuspici0nllf Muslim Ame ecaes te]S4d e truxeoftt h aiemngs p9slclmmon wndersnandiegddoday. evi eviAttemptsepo cCin.andhdefitett h aiemnporateIslamophhbia te]Sd ar nlargelyedril n)bt expFdaeoctlandld atpracorca0.andhanalyorca0.benefiia associated w th packagieg.atclmrlex phenomenheeinpo an operablee iem. Despiteecritiquesllf t h aiemnffor both schoaars.andhadvocases, id. at 18Spirrted debaiesabetwe n schoaars.andhacorvistn centertle degtclnat adiheaoe.t h aiem, its(Ff acacy, andnwheofde alternadrl s sulimartporateanla-Muslim bigotry, te]Sd porateanla-Muslim racism, te]Sd ornporateIslamo-racism te]Sd ar nmore precis ,epracorca0, andneffFidtve tools firnlharacoe ezieg.feae,dcuspici0n, andnviolFoc naow>rd MuslimesubjFida. 54 gene allttJaideep Siegh,aThe Daath hfnIslamophhbia:lTee RisethfnIslamo-Racism,nRace Filea (Feb.t23, 2 16,.1:26 pm),rhttp:\/\/ eviwww.racefiles.clm\/2 16\/02\/23\/pra-daath-of-islamophhbia-pra-rise-of-islamo-racism / [http:\/\/ eviperma.cc\/M7GA-DW4W] [hereinaftdehSiegh,aThe Daath hfnIslamophhbia] (rroeidiay. nhanalysis tfnwhynporateIslamo-racism te]Sd is a lore effFidtve dencriplor te.anla-Muslim bias andhbigotry a anlporateIslamophhbia te]Sd) This