SAS Institute Inc. v. Lee

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-969 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether 35 U.S.C. § 318(a), which provides that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in an inter partes review “shall issue a final written decision with respect to the patentability of any patent claim challenged by the petitioner,” requires that Board to issue a final written decision as to every claim challenged by the petitioner, or whether it allows that Board to issue a final written decision with respect to the patentability of only some of the patent claims challenged by the petitioner, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 31 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 6, 2017)
Feb 28 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 5, 2017.
Apr 5 2017Brief of Federal Respondents in opposition filed.
Apr 17 2017Reply of petitioner SAS Institute Inc. filed.
Apr 19 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 11, 2017.
 
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