Carter G. Phillips, Sidley Austin LLP, of Washington, DC, for amici curiae Dell Inc.,et al. With him on the brief were Jeffrey P. Kushan, and Constantine L. Trela, Jr. andRichard A. Cederoth, of Chicago, Illinois.James J. Kelley, Eli Lilly and Company, of Indianapolis, Indiana, for amicus curiaeEli Lilly and Company. With him on the brief were Robert A. Armitage and AlexanderWilson.Jerry Cohen, Burns & Levinson, LLP, of Boston, Massachusetts, for amicus curiaeEnd Software Patents.Michael J. Songer, Crowell & Moring, LLP, of Washington, DC, for amicus curiaeFederal Circuit Bar Association. Of counsel on the brief was Edward R. Reines, FederalCircuit Bar Association, of Washington, DC.Maxim H. Waldbaum, Schiff Hardin LLP, of New York, New York, for amicus curiaeFédération Internationale Des Conseils En Propriété Industrielle.Michael R. McCarthy, Parsons Behle & Latimer, of Salt Lake City, Utah, for amicuscuriae Professor Lee A. Hollaar.Howard L. Speight, of Houston, Texas, for amicus curiae Houston IntellectualProperty Law Association.Eric E. Bensen, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, of New York, New York, foramicus curiae Intellectual Property Owners Association. Of counsel on the brief wereRobert P. Hayter and Steven W. Miller, Intellectual Property Owners Association, ofWashington, DC. Of counsel was Herbert C. Wamsley, Intellectual Property OwnersAssociation, of Washington, DC.Christopher Landau, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, of Washington, DC, for amicus curiaeInternational Business Machines Corporation. With him on the brief were Gregory S.Arovas and Timothy K. Gilman, of New York, New York. Of counsel on the brief wereDavid J. Kappos, IBM Corporation, of Armonk, New York, and John R. Thomas,Georgetown University Law Center, of Washington, DC.Jack E. Haken, Philips Intellectual Property and Standards, of Briarcliff Manor, NewYork, for amicus curiae Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. With him on the brief wasTodd Holmbo.Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School, of Stanford, California, for amici curiae lawprofessors John R. Allison, et al. Of counsel on the brief were Michael Risch, WestVirginia University College of Law, of Morgantown, West Virginia, and R. Polk Wagner,University of Pennsylvania Law School, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Joshua D. Sarnoff, Washington College of Law, American University, ofWashington, DC, for amici curiae law professors Ralph D. Clifford, et al.