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Chrimar Systems Inc. v. Ale USA Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 29, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1124 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit may apply a finality standard for patent cases that conflicts with the standard applied by the Supreme Court and all other circuit courts in non-patent cases; and (2) whether a final judgment of liability and damages that has been affirmed on appeal may be reversed based on the decision of an administrative agency, merely because an appeal having nothing to do with liability, damages or the proper calculation of the ongoing royalty rate is pending.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 10 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 13, 2020)
Apr 09 2020Waiver of right of respondents Ale USA Inc., et al. to respond filed.
Apr 13 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Naples Roundtable, Inc. filed.
Apr 13 2020Brief amicus curiae of US Inventor, Inc. filed.
Apr 13 2020Brief amici curiae of National Small Business Association, et al. filed.
Apr 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
Apr 23 2020Response Requested. (Due May 26, 2020)
May 22 2020Brief amicus curiae of Baxter International, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
May 26 2020Brief of respondent Ale USA Inc., f/k/a Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise USA, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 29 2020Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
May 29 2020Reply of petitioners Chrimar Systems, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.
Jun 17 2020Rescheduled.
Jun 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 29 2020Petition DENIED.