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Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-639 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Commissioner for Patents’ exercise of the Patent and Trademark Office Director’s authority pursuant to an internal agency delegation violated the Federal Vacancies Reform Act.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 26 2022Application (22A359) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 9, 2022 to January 8, 2023, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 28 2022Application (22A359) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until January 8, 2023.
Jan 06 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 9, 2023)
Jan 27 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 9, 2023 to March 13, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 30 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 13, 2023, for all respondents.