Director William H. Milliken was quoted in the article “Skilled in the Art: Intel Regains Some Mojo in Waco + The Senate IP Subcommittee and the IDEA Act Are Back + Breaking Down Google v. Oracle With Berkeley Law,” published by Regarding oral arguments heard before the Supreme Court in Minerva Surgical, Inc. v. Hologic, Inc., he said:

“‘Based on the questions we heard at the Court today, most of the Justices appear to be searching for a fair and workable way to constrain the doctrine of assignor estoppel—not a reason to overrule it completely.'”