ROBERT G. STERNE, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox,
PLLC, of Washington, DC, argued for appellants. With
him on the brief were JON E. WRIGHT and BYRON L.
PICKARD. Of counsel on the brief were CLARENCE T.
TEGREENE, S. CRAIG ROCHESTER, and ROY P. DIAZ, Intel-
lectual Ventures, Management, LLC, of Bellevue, Wash-
Yet, in the post on The Patent Prospector (PatentHawk) blog titled No Controller one finds the
To their great credit, the CAFC is generous in taking pro se appeals, which often amounts to airing the airheads out, as in this case.
This case was NOT a pro se case. What is Gary Odom thinking? Or is Gary referencing the non-pro se IV folks as airheads?
There were three amici briefs mentioned for this case:
DALE C. BARR, Constellation Law Group, PLLC, of
Tracyton, Washington, for amicus curiae Constellation
Law Group, PLLC.
MARGARET M. ANDERSON, of Austin, Texas, for amicI
Curiae Margaret Anderson and Electronic Inventory
BRAD D. PEDERSEN, Patterson, Thuente, Skaar &
Christensen, P.A., of Minneapolis, Minnesota, for amicus
Curiae Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association.
See previous IPBiz post
CAFC smacks down application of Intellectual Ventures