Nancy J. Mertzel Co-Authors AIPLA Amicus Curiae Brief in SCA v. First Quality

July 22, 2016 – Press Release
American Intellectual Property Law Association

Herrick Intellectual Property Group chair Nancy J. Mertzel co-authored an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC. In the brief, the AIPLA outlines why the Federal Circuit decision in SCA v. First Quality should be reversed, and why the Supreme Court’s laches ruling for copyright law in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. applies equally to patent law.