Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Ultraflo Corp. v. Pelican Tank Parts, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 19, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1085 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether Section 301(a) of the Copyright Act preempts state-law claims relating to ideas expressed in tangible media.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 8 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 10, 2017)
Mar 23 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 10, 2017.
May 10 2017Brief of respondents Pelican Tank Parts, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
May 30 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2017.
May 30 2017Reply of petitioner Ultraflo Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Jun 19 2017Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot