Megan M. La Belle

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law

Professor

3600 John McCormack Rd., NE

Washington, DC 20064

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Big Banks and Business Method Patents

16 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 431 (2014), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-4
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Megan M. La Belle and Heidi Mandanis Schooner
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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patents, business method patents, America Invents Act, financial institutions

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The Patently Unexceptional Venue Statute

American University Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 1027, 2017, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 09 May 2017
Paul R. Gugliuzza and Megan M. La Belle
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Patent Law as Public Law

20 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 41 (2012), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-9
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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patent, declaratory judgment, validity challenge, Myriad, standing, declaratory judgment jurisdiction, case or controversy, public interest, personal jurisdiction

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The Local Rules of Patent Procedure

47 Arizona State Law Journal 63 (2015)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 18 May 2015
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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patents, local rules, patent litigation abuse, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, patent procedure, Federal Circuit, patent rules, patent reform, Innovation Act

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Patent Litigation, Personal Jurisdiction, and the Public Good

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 18, No, 1, p. 43, Fall 2010, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-29
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2011
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Patent, Declaratory Judgment, Personal Jurisdiction

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Fintech: New Battle Lines in the Patent Wars?

42 Cardozo L. Rev. 277 (2020)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 03 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Megan M. La Belle and Heidi Mandanis Schooner
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Fintech, Patent, Patent War, Usaa v. Wells Fargo, Financial Technology

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Standing to Sue in the Myriad Genetics Case

California Law Review, Vol. 2, Circuit 68, 2011, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-20
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2013
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Patent, Declaratory Judgment, Declaratory Relief, Myriad Genetics, Gene Patents, Standing, Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction, Article III, Case or Controversy

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Brief of Thirty-Four Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellants in Altera Corp. v. Papst Licensing GMBH

Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2015-25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2021
Southwestern Law School, University of Connecticut School of Law, Tulane University - Law School, Creighton University School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Rutgers Law School, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, UC Law, San Francisco, University of Kentucky - College of Law, Elon University School of Law, University of California, Davis, University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Stanford Law School, UC Hastings Law, University of Georgia School of Law, St. Mary's University Law School, St. Thomas University School of Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Center for Intellectual Property & Innovation, Michigan State University College of Law, South Texas College of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
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patent, declaratory judgment, jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, patent assertion entity, minimum contacts

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Against Settlement of (Some) Patent Cases

67 Vand. L. Rev. 375 (2014), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-8
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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patent, settlement, litigation, validity, Federal Circuit

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The 'Rootkit Debacle': The Latest Chapter in the Story of the Recording Industry and the War on Music Piracy

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 1, p. 79, 2006, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-28
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Copyright, digital rights management, Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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Influencing Juries in Litigation 'Hot Spots'

94 Ind. L.J. 901 (2019)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2019
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Jury, Juries, Hot Spots, Patent, Eastern District of Texas, Advertising, Madison County, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Seventh Amendment, Right to Jury Trial

12.

Public Enforcement of Patent Law

96 B.U. L. Rev. 1865 (2016), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2666835
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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patents, PTO, America Invents Act

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Personal Jurisdiction and the Fairness Factor(s)

72 Emory Law Journal 781 (2023)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2023
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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personal jurisdiction, Ford, Mallory, consent by registration, fairness factors, due process

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'Reverse' Patent Declaratory Judgment Actions: A Proposed Solution for Medtronic

162 U. Pa. L. Rev. Online 43 (2013)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Medtronic, declaratory judgment, MedImmune, burden of proof

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Fee Shifting for PTAB Proceedings

24 Tex. Intel. Prop. L.J. 367 (2016), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-07
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Patents, Fee Shifting, Attorney's Fees, PTAB, Patent Litigation, IPR

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Brief of Professors of Patent Law and Civil Procedure as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Prods. Group

CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-5
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 May 2017
Megan M. La Belle and Rachel Hughey
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law and Independent
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Privilege for Patent Agents

Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law, Vol. 23, 2017, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-7
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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privilege, Queen's University, patent agents, patent agent communications, PTAB

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The Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Patent System, an Introduction to Transcripts of the International IP Commercialization Council's Annual Conference

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 605, 2018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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AIA, Patent Reform, PTO, STRONGER Patents Act

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An Erie Approach to Privilege Doctrine

10 ConLaw NOW 205, 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Megan M. La Belle
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Erie, Privilege, Patent Agent Privilege, Mediation Privilege