|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-430||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issue: Whether a new and specific method of diagnosing a medical condition is patent-eligible subject matter, when the method detects a molecule never previously linked to the condition using novel man-made molecules and a series of specific chemical steps never previously performed.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 01 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 1, 2019)|
|Oct 03 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Athena Diagnostics, Inc., et al.|
|Oct 14 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 1, 2019 to November 22, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 16 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 22, 2019.|
|Oct 18 2019||Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed.|
|Oct 29 2019||Brief amici curiae of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell filed.|
|Oct 31 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago filed.|
|Oct 31 2019||Brief amicus curiae of The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys filed.|
|Oct 31 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Innovation Organization filed.|
|Nov 01 2019||Brief amici curiae of Freenome Holdings, Inc. and New Cures For Cancers, Inc. filed.|
|Nov 01 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Blaine Laboratories, Inc., in support on neither party filed.|
|Nov 01 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.|
|Nov 01 2019||Brief amici curiae of The Chicago Patent Attorneys filed.|
|Nov 01 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed.|
|Nov 01 2019||Amicus brief of Honorable Paul R. Michel (ret.) not accepted for filing. (November 07, 2019 -- Corrected version to be submitted)|
|Nov 01 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Honorable Paul R. Michel (ret.) filed. (11/7/2019)|
|Nov 22 2019||Brief of respondents Mayo Collaborative Services, LLC, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 09 2019||Reply of petitioners Athena Diagnostics, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Dec 11 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Jan 13 2020||Petition DENIED.|
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
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Starting momentarily: Oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving Mississippi’s attempt to ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. The state has asked the court to overturn Roe v. Wade. We’ll be live-tweeting the argument here in this thread.
Twenty minutes before the start of oral argument, here’s the scene outside the Supreme Court.
Photos by @katieleebarlow.
TODAY AT SCOTUS: The case that could determine the future of abortion in America. Oral argument begins at 10 a.m. EST. We'll be live-tweeting the full argument. You can also listen live here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx.
Here's our preview from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/11/roe-v-wade-hangs-in-balance-as-reshaped-court-prepares-to-hear-biggest-abortion-case-in-decades/
Our cross-platform coverage of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes, of course, TikTok. Follow us there if you don't already! And tune in for @katieleebarlow's live dispatch from outside the court tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. EST.
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