|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.|
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.
SCOTUS was inundated with "friend of the court" briefs -- more than 140 of them -- in the abortion case being heard tomorrow. We reviewed them all. Here's a guide to the many arguments being pushed by academics, politicians, & interest groups in the case.
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