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General Electric Co. v. United Technologies Corp.

Petition for certiorari denied on May 26, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1012 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether competitive harm alone suffices to confer Article III standing to appeal an inter partes review determination, or whether an appellant must also show concrete plans for future activity that creates a substantial risk of a future patent infringement action.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 31 2019Application (19A727) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 13, 2020 to February 12, 2020, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jan 06 2020Application (19A727) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 12, 2020.
Feb 12 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 16, 2020)
Mar 06 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 16, 2020 to April 15, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 10 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 15, 2020.
Mar 16 2020Brief amicus curiae of Frontier Communications Corporation filed.
Mar 16 2020Brief amici curiae of Unified Patents, LLC; Engine Advocacy; Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.; The R Street Institute; and The Niskanen Center filed.
Apr 10 2020Letter of April 6, 2020, received from counsel for the respondent.
Apr 15 2020Brief of respondent Raytheon Technologies Corporation, fka United Technologies Corporation in opposition filed.
May 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 05 2020Reply of petitioner General Electric Company filed. (Distributed)
May 26 2020Petition DENIED. Justice Breyer and Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
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