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Kibler v. Hall

Petition for certiorari denied on October 2, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1365 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether the courts below erred by balancing the trademark likelihood of confusion factors as an issue of law rather than a question of fact, contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis in Hana Financial Inc. v. Hana Bank and the majority of circuits; and (2) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit erred by affirming summary judgment against petitioner where it applied the wrong standard of review for balancing the trademark likelihood of confusion factors.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 27 2017Application (16A856) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 13, 2017 to May 12, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Mar 01 2017Application (16A856) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until May 12, 2017.
May 12 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 14, 2017)
May 22 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 14, 2017, for all respondents.
Jul 14 2017Brief of respondents Robert Bryson Hall, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 27 2017Reply of petitioner Lee Jason Kibler, dba DJ Logic filed.
Aug 02 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
Oct 02 2017Petition DENIED.
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