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Appellate Practice

Jun. 17, 2016

Weekly Appellate Report Podcast #8 Perulta, Halo & Art of Oral Argument

This week, Erwin Chemerinsky (UCI Law) reviews a 9th Circuit en banc ruling upholding California's concealed carry restrictions; Cheryl Burgess and Joe Cianfrani (Knobbe Martens) consider the future of enhanced patent damages after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday; and Myron Moskovitz (Moskovitz Appellate Team) discusses the art of oral argument


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This week's show considers significant rulings in the area of Second Amendment jurisprudence and patent law, and also features valuable oral argument guidance.

First, Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, weighs in on last Thursday's en banc result from the Ninth Circuit in 'Peruta v. County of San Diego,' which upheld a California restriction on concealed carry permits. Mr. Chemerinsky explains why the en banc panel, which ruled differently than the three-judge panel previously, got it right this time.

Next, two guests from Knobbe Martens, Cheryl Burgess and Joe Cianfrani, examine a U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding enhanced damages in patent suits. That ruling knocked out a two-step test, christened just 9 years ago in 'In re Seagate,' and our guests will discuss how such damages will be awarded going forward.

Finally, Myron Moskovitz, of the Moskovitz Appellate Team, offers his insights on the art of oral argument, gleaned from a long and successful career as an appellate attorney.

Additional information on our guests:

Erwin Chemerinsky has been Dean of the UC Irvine School of Law since its founding. He is the author of eight books including, most recently, 'The Case Against the Supreme Court.' He can be reached at echemerinsky@law.uci.edu.

Cheryl Burgess and Joe Cianfrani are both partners at the firm Knobbe Martens, and have extensive experience with patent litigation. Ms. Burgess can be reached at Cheryl.Burgess@Knobbe.com and Mr. Cianfrani can be reached at Joe.Cianfrani@Knobbe.com.

Myron Moskovitz is author of Winning An Appeal (5th ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2016) and Moskovitz on Appeal (LexisNexis, 2015). He is Legal Director of Moskovitz Appellate Team. See MoskovitzAppellateTeam.com. He can be contacted at myronmoskovitz@gmail.com or (510) 384-0354.

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