|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|09-1159||Federal Cir.||Feb 28, 2011||Jun 6, 2011||7-2||Roberts||OT 2010|
Holding: The Bayh-Dole Act does not automatically vest title to federally funded inventions in federal contractors or authorize contractors to unilaterally take title to such inventions.
Plain English Holding: The right to patent an invention ordinarily belongs to the person who created the invention, rather than to the inventorâ€™s employer (unless the employer and employee agree otherwise). That rule does not change simply because the invention was created with the assistance of federal funding.
Judgment: Affirmed on June 6, 2011. Justice Sotomayor joined the Courtâ€™s opinion but also filed a concurring opinion; Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Ginsburg.
Released today: annual financial disclosures for eight of the nine justices. Key takeaways: substantial book-royalty income for Sotomayor and Gorsuch; reduced travel reimbursements across the board during the pandemic.
Full story from @AHoweBlogger:
Less travel, plenty of royalties for justices in 2020 - SCOTUSblog
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were reflected in an unusual source: the justices’ 2020 financial disclosur...
Opinions next week — Monday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. ET.
With 21 opinions to go, #SCOTUS enters the home stretch: Opinions expected on Monday and Thursday again next week, at 10 am Eastern both days. Court will also issue orders from today's conference at 9:30 am on Monday, June 14.
NEW: SCOTUS rules against federal government's interpretation of the Armed Career Criminal Act. Court says a felony involving recklessness does not satisfy the law's "use of physical force" element and thus does not trigger the law's "violent felony" mandatory minimum sentence.
It's a @SCOTUSblog kind of morning
R.I.P. Judge Robert Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. His influence on SCOTUS and American law was enormous.
The Supreme Court will release opinion(s?) at 10:00 a.m. ET. We’ll fire up the live blog at 9:45.
There are 22 outstanding opinions in argued cases including the Affordable Care Act, LGBTQ+ / religious liberty, voting rights, and student speech. https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/announcement-of-opinions-for-thursday-june-10/
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