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McKesson v Epic NYIPLA amicus brief

McKesson v Epic NYIPLA amicus brief

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Published by Charles A. Weiss
Amicus brief of New York Intellectual Property Law Assoction (NYIPLA) at Federal Circuit in McKesson v. Epic
Amicus brief of New York Intellectual Property Law Assoction (NYIPLA) at Federal Circuit in McKesson v. Epic

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2010-1291
United States Court of Appealsfor the Federal Circuit
MCKESSON TECHNOLOGIES INC.(formerly McKesson Information Solutions, LLC),
 Plaintiff-Appellant,v.
EPIC SYSTEMS CORPORATION,
 Defendant-Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District oGeorgia in case no. 06-CV-2965, Chief Judge Jack T. Camp.
BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAENEW YORK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWASSOCIATION IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANT-APPELLEE ON REHEARING EN BANC
C
HARLES
A.
 
W
EISS
 Amicus Committee NEW
 
YORK 
 
INTELLECTUAL
 
PROPERTY
 
LAW
 
ASSOCIATIONc/o Kenyon & Kenyon LLP1 Broadway New York, NY 10004(212) 425-7200T
HERESA
M.
 
G
ILLIS
 President NEW
 
YORK 
 
INTELLECTUAL
 
PROPERTY
 
LAW
 
ASSOCIATIONc/o Mayer Brown LLP1675 Broadway New York, NY 10019(212) 506-2500 John M. HintzCo-Chair, Amicus Committee NEW
 
YORK 
 
INTELLECTUAL
 
PROPERTY
 
LAW
 
ASSOCIATIONc/o Chadbourne & Parke LLP30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10112(212) 408-5100A
UGUST
15,
 
2011
 
C
OUNSEL
P
RESS
,
 
LLC
 
(202)
 
783-7288
 
*
 
(888)
 
277-3259
 
237648
 
 
CERTIFICATE OF INTEREST
 Counsel of record for amicus curiae New York Intellectual Property LawAssociation certifies the following:1.
 
The full name of every party or amicus represented by me is: NewYork Intellectual Property Law Association.2.
 
The party represented by me as amicus curiae is the real party ininterest.3.
 
The parent companies, subsidiaries (except wholly ownedsubsidiaries) and affiliates represented by me are: None.4.
 
The names of all law firms and partners or associates that appeared for the parties now represented by me in the trial court or agency or are expected toappear in this court are:Charles A. WeissAmicus Committee NEW
 
YORK 
 
INTELLECTUAL
 
PROPERTY
 
LAW
 
ASSOCIATIONc/o Kenyon & Kenyon LLP1 Broadway New York, NY 10004(212) 425-7200Theresa M. GillisPresident NEW
 
YORK 
 
INTELLECTUAL
 
PROPERTY
 
LAW
 
ASSOCIATIONc/o Mayer Brown LLP1675 Broadway New York, NY 10019(212) 506-2500John M. HintzCo-Chair, Amicus Committee NEW
 
YORK 
 
INTELLECTUAL
 
PROPERTY
 
LAW
 
ASSOCIATIONc/o Chadbourne & Parke LLP30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10112(212) 408-5100CHARLES A. WEISSDATED: August 15, 2011
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Page
 iiINTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT ....................................... 3
 
ARGUMENT ............................................................................................................ 9
 
I.
 
Because it is Important to Maintain the Distinction Between DirectInfringement (a Strict Liability Offense) and Indirect Infringement(which Requires a Showing Of Intent), the Court Should PreserveExisting Law ................................................................................................... 9
 
II.
 
Because Businesses Have Ordered Their Activities Based on ExistingLaw, and Reversal of the Panel Decision Would Create InfringementRetroactively in Circumstances Where None Currently Exists,Reliance Interests Favor Application of 
Stare Decisis
and Adherenceto Existing Precedent Even if a Theoretical “Better” Rule Exists ............... 12
 
CONCLUSION ....................................................................................................... 17
 

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