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Gunn v. Minton

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1118 Tex S. Ct. Jan 16, 2013
Tr.Aud.
Feb 20, 2013 9-0 Roberts OT 2012

Holding: 28 U.S.C. § 1338(a), which provides for exclusive federal jurisdiction over an case “arising under any Act of Congress relating to patents,” does not deprive the state courts of subject matter jurisdiction over a state law claim alleging legal malpractice in a patent case.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on February 20, 2013.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 9 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 12, 2012)
Mar 23 2012Waiver of right of respondent Vernon F. Minton to respond filed.
Mar 30 2012Supplemental brief of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed.
Apr 4 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 20, 2012.
Apr 12 2012Response Requested . (Due May 12, 2012)
May 9 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 13, 2012.
Jun 13 2012Brief of respondent Vernon F. Minton in opposition filed.
Jun 21 2012Reply of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed.
Jun 27 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Sep 12 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Sep 13 2012Supplemental brief of respondent Vernon F. Minton filed. (Distributed)
Oct 5 2012Petition GRANTED.
Oct 31 2012SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 16, 2013.
Nov 19 2012Joint appendix filed (1 volume and 1 supplemental volume). (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 19 2012Brief of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed.
Nov 26 2012Brief amicus curiae of Ronald E. Mallen filed.
Nov 26 2012Brief amicus curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Nov 26 2012Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Nov 27 2012CIRCULATED
Dec 14 2012Record received from Supreme Court of Texas is electronic.
Dec 19 2012Brief of respondent Vernon F. Minton filed. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2012Brief amicus curiae of Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP filed. (Distributed)
Dec 26 2012Brief amici curiae of Los Alamos National Security, LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 26 2012Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago filed. (Distributed)
Jan 7 2013Reply of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2013Argued. For petitioners: Jane Webre, Austin, Tex. For respondent: Thomas M. Michel, Fort Worth, Tex.
Feb 20 2013Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Mar 25 2013MANDATE ISSUED.
Apr 25 2013Record Returned - 1 CD, 1 DVD and 1 Envelope
 
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