|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-448||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: Whether, when an applicant for a patent amends a claim to overcome the Patent and Trademark Office’s earlier disallowance of the claim, a court should (i) presume that the amendment narrowed the claim and strictly construe the amended claim language against the applicant, as this Court has held; or (ii) presume that the claim scope remained the same and require that any narrowing be clear and unmistakable, as the Federal Circuit has held. CVSG: 05/19/2015.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 25 2014||Application (14A217) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 16, 2014 to October 16, 2014, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Aug 25 2014||Application (14A217) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 16, 2014.|
|Oct 16 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 19, 2014)|
|Nov 19 2014||Brief of respondent Vederi, LLC in opposition filed.|
|Nov 19 2014||Brief amici curiae of Acushnet Company, et al. filed.|
|Dec 3 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.|
|Dec 3 2014||Reply of petitioner Google, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 12 2015||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 19 2015||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 2 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 18, 2015.|
|Jun 2 2015||Supplemental brief of petitioner Google, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 22 2015||Petition DENIED.|
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