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Security University, LLC v. International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on January 9, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-352 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: What the proper standard under the Lanham Act is for analyzing a defendant's nominative use of a plaintiff's trademark.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 1 2016Application (16A114) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 16, 2016 to September 15, 2016, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Aug 2 2016Application (16A114) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until September 15, 2016.
Sep 15 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 19, 2016)
Oct 12 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 18, 2016.
Oct 19 2016Brief amicus curiae of The International Trademark Association filed.
Nov 18 2016Brief of respondent International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. in opposition filed.
Dec 5 2016Reply of petitioners Security University, LLC, et al. filed.
Dec 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 9 2017Petition DENIED.
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