Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-896 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: (1) Whether the Federal Circuit erred in holding that a defendant's belief that a patent is invalid is a defense to induced infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(b); and (2) whether the Federal Circuit erred in holding that Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A. required retrial on the issue of intent under 35 U.S.C. § 271(b) where the jury (A) found the defendant had actual knowledge of the patent and (B) was instructed that “[i]nducing third-party infringement cannot occur unintentionally.” CVSG: 10/16/2014.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 23 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 27, 2014)
Feb 3 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 31, 2014.
Mar 31 2014Brief of respondent Cisco Systems, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 6 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 22, 2014.
May 27 2014The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Oct 16 2014Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Oct 31 2014Supplemental brief of respondent Cisco Systems, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Oct 31 2014Reply of petitioner Commil USA, LLC filed. VIDED.
Nov 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 25, 2014.
 
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