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Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic International, Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1043 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit erred in applying the Lanham Act, which provides civil remedies for infringement of U.S. trademarks, extraterritorially to Abitron Austria GmbH's foreign sales, including purely foreign sales that never reached the United States or confused U.S. consumers.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 11 2021Application (21A153) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 22, 2021 to January 21, 2022, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Nov 15 2021Application (21A153) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until December 22, 2021.
Dec 09 2021Application (21A153) to extend further the time from December 22, 2021 to January 21, 2022, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Dec 15 2021Application (21A153) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until January 21, 2022.
Jan 21 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 25, 2022)
Feb 17 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 25, 2022 to March 28, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 18 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 28, 2022.
Mar 28 2022Brief of respondent Hetronic International, Inc. in opposition filed.
Apr 01 2022Rule 29.6 Corporate Disclosure Statement filed with respect to Brief in Opposition of Respondent Hetronic International.
Apr 12 2022Reply of petitioners Abitron Austria GmbH, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 13 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/29/2022.
May 02 2022The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.