Issue: Whether a district court’s exceptional-case finding under 35 U.S.C. § 285 (which permits the court to award attorney’s fees in exceptional cases), based on its judgment that a suit is objectively baseless, is entitled to deference.
Proceedings and Orders
Jan 31 2013
Application (12A763) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 6, 2013 to April 5, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Feb 4 2013
Application (12A763) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until April 5, 2013.
On Monday the Court issued orders from its December 6 Conference. (As Lyle reported the Court granted one new case from that Conference on Friday afternoon.) On Tuesday the Court issued one opinion and one dismissal. On Wednesday at 10:00 a.m., we expect one or more opinions in argued cases. We will begin live blogging at 9:45. This is the second week of the December sitting; the hearing list for this sitting is here.