The Big Wins of 2013


Paul Devinsky assessed the top IP cases in 2013, citing the Apple v. Samsung infringement case (“You can’t ignore it, because it’s on everyone’s radar”), the Myriad gene patenting decision and the confusion it has caused (leading Mr. Devinsky to say “this case is turning out to be the gift that keeps on giving”) and the potential implications of the Supreme Court’s Wiley copyright resale decision (“It will be difficult to justify why the ruling for patents should differ from copyright” should such a case arise, Mr. Devinsky concluded).