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Ignoring Solicitor General, Supreme Court Declines Patent Eligibility Case

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National Law Journal

Director William H. Milliken was quoted in the article "Ignoring Solicitor General, Supreme Court Declines Patent Eligibility Case," published by National Law Journal.

Regarding the Supreme Court's denial of certiorari in the patent eligibility case of American Axle v. Neapco, he said, "I think a lot of people, myself included, thought that when the solicitor general was asked and said the court should take the case, that this was the one where the court would step in an[d] clarify things."

The author also notes: "He [Milliken] said Neapco may have persuaded the court that American Axle wasn’t the right vehicle to address eligibility issues, though it’s hard to know given no opinions accompanied the order."