Deep Dive Episode 104 – The Allen v. Cooper Decision, or, Blackbeard’s Revenge
The recent Supreme Court ruling in Allen v. Cooper is the latest development in a decades-long series of Congressional enactments and Supreme Court rulings over whether and how Congress can abrogate the sovereign immunity of States from intellectual property infringement suits. This all-star panel discusses the Court’s most recent decision in the context of the evolution of the Court’s sovereign immunity jurisprudence, the policy concerns of Congress and intellectual property owners, and where we might go from here.
Grosscurth Professor of Law
University of Louisville
Pravel, Hewitt, Kimball and Kreiger Professorial Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Patent Law
George Washington University Law School
President & CEO
Alston & Bird Professor of Law
Duke University School of Law
Federalist Society’s Intellectual Property Practice Group
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