No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you: The U.S. Supreme Court is actually going to rule on six different copyright and trademark cases in a single term.
After a five-year stretch in which the court issued a total of three copyright rulings, the justices are set to issue three more over just the next five months. Among them will be Google v. Oracle, a potential landmark ruling on software with billions of dollars at stake.
“They clearly have some folks there interested in IP cases,” said Mark A. Lemley, a professor at Stanford Law School and an expert in intellectual property law. “But I don’t know that there’s any particular plan.”Read More