|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1118||Tex S. Ct.||Jan 16, 2013||Feb 20, 2013||9-0||Roberts||OT 2012|
Holding: 28 U.S.C. § 1338(a), which provides for exclusive federal jurisdiction over an case “arising under any Act of Congress relating to patents,” does not deprive the state courts of subject matter jurisdiction over a state law claim alleging legal malpractice in a patent case.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on February 20, 2013.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 9 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 12, 2012)|
|Mar 23 2012||Waiver of right of respondent Vernon F. Minton to respond filed.|
|Mar 30 2012||Supplemental brief of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed.|
|Apr 4 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 20, 2012.|
|Apr 12 2012||Response Requested . (Due May 12, 2012)|
|May 9 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 13, 2012.|
|Jun 13 2012||Brief of respondent Vernon F. Minton in opposition filed.|
|Jun 21 2012||Reply of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed.|
|Jun 27 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.|
|Sep 12 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.|
|Sep 13 2012||Supplemental brief of respondent Vernon F. Minton filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 5 2012||Petition GRANTED.|
|Oct 31 2012||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 16, 2013.|
|Nov 19 2012||Joint appendix filed (1 volume and 1 supplemental volume). (Statement of costs filed)|
|Nov 19 2012||Brief of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed.|
|Nov 26 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Ronald E. Mallen filed.|
|Nov 26 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 26 2012||Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 27 2012||CIRCULATED|
|Dec 14 2012||Record received from Supreme Court of Texas is electronic.|
|Dec 19 2012||Brief of respondent Vernon F. Minton filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 21 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 26 2012||Brief amici curiae of Los Alamos National Security, LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 26 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 7 2013||Reply of petitioners Jerry W. Gunn, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 16 2013||Argued. For petitioners: Jane Webre, Austin, Tex. For respondent: Thomas M. Michel, Fort Worth, Tex.|
|Feb 20 2013||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Mar 25 2013||MANDATE ISSUED.|
|Apr 25 2013||Record Returned - 1 CD, 1 DVD and 1 Envelope|
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