|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-804||Fed. Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2018|
Issues: (1) Whether, and under what circumstances, assignors and their privies are free to contest a patent's validity; and (2) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred in holding that proof of but-for causation, without more, satisfies the requirement that damages be apportioned between patented and un-patented features.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 30 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 3, 2018)|
|Dec 12 2017||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, EVE-USA, Inc., et al.|
|Dec 13 2017||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Mentor Graphics Corporation.|
|Jan 02 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Scholar filed.|
|Jan 02 2018||Brief amici curiae of Eighteen Intellectual Property Law Professors filed.|
|Jan 03 2018||Waiver of right of respondent Mentor Graphics Corporation to respond filed.|
|Jan 03 2018||Brief amici curiae of HP Inc., et al. filed.|
|Jan 03 2018||Brief amici curiae of Law Professors and Public Knowledge filed.|
|Jan 10 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.|
|Jan 17 2018||Response Requested. (Due February 16, 2018)|
|Jan 18 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 16, 2018 to March 19, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 22 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 19, 2018|
|Mar 19 2018||Brief of respondent Mentor Graphics Corporation in opposition filed.|
|Mar 27 2018||Reply of petitioners EVE-USA, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Apr 04 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.|
|Apr 23 2018||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
|Aug 16 2018||Stipulation to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46 filed.|
|Aug 17 2018||Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.|
Wait wut.. RBG ghost-wrote the equal protection bits of Obergefell?!
And I learned this on @SCOTUSblog’s TikTok?! https://www.tiktok.com/@scotusblog/video/6922179577724931333
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Love this write up of the @BrookingsInst's panel yesterday with @Susan_Hennessey, @danepps,@cdkang76, and @mollyereynolds.
Thanks, @SCOTUSblog and Kalvis Golde!
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