|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) What standard determines whether a patent claim is “directed to” a patent-ineligible concept under step 1 of the Supreme Court’s two-step framework for determining whether an invention is eligible for patenting under 35 U.S.C. § 101; and (2) whether patent eligibility (at each step of the Supreme Court’s two-step framework) is a question of law for the court based on the scope of the claims or a question of fact for the jury based on the state of art at the time of the patent.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 28 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2021)|
|Jan 08 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.|
|Jan 11 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Neapco Holdings LLC, et al. to respond filed.|
|Jan 13 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.|
|Jan 25 2021||Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 29 2021||Response Requested. (Due March 1, 2021)|
|Jan 29 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Alliance of U.S. Startups & Inventors for Jobs filed.|
|Feb 04 2021||Brief amici curiae of The Chicago Patent Attorneys filed.|
|Feb 05 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 05 2021||Brief amicus curiae of New York City Bar Association filed.|
|Feb 08 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 31, 2021.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Ameranth, Inc. submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Biotechnology Innovation Organization and AUTM submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Jeremy C. Doerre submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of United States Senator Thom Tillis, Honorable Paul R. Michel and Honorable David J. Kappos submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Houston Intellectual Property Law Association submitted.|
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