|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-955||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: Whether 35 U.S.C. § 318(b) violates Article III of the Constitution, to the extent that it empowers an executive agency tribunal to assert judicial power canceling private property rights among private parties embroiled in a private federal dispute of a type known in the common law courts of 1789, rather than merely issue an advisory opinion as an adjunct to a trial court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 21 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 29, 2016)|
|Feb 1 2016||Consent to filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.|
|Feb 4 2016||Petitioner's amended Rule 29.6 Corporate Disclosure Statement received.|
|Feb 25 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 30, 2016.|
|Feb 29 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Professor Adam Mossoff filed.|
|Feb 29 2016||Brief amici curiae of Security People, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Mar 28 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 11, 2016.|
|Apr 11 2016||Brief of respondent Michelle K. Lee, Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office in opposition filed.|
|Apr 25 2016||Reply of petitioners J. Carl Cooper, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 26 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.|
|May 2 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Jul 20 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Oct 3 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.|
|Oct 11 2016||Petition DENIED.|
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