Oral Advocate — Mark Lemley

Many patent practitioners know of Stanford professor Mark Lemley for his voluminous body of work on patent law.  One rather infamous article was co-authored with now Federal Circuit Judge Kimberly Moore entitled “Ending Abuse of Continuation Applications” and advocated for a limit of one continuation application. [Read]

Regardless of whether you agree with Professor Lemley and Judge Moore on the fairness of such a limitation or find it somewhat divorced from the practical reality of patent prosecution before today’s USPTO, I think you will agree with me that he is an excellent oral advocate.  You can listen to his oral argument in Monsanto Co. v. McFarling  [Here].

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