|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-1211||9th Cir.||Dec 3, 2014||Jan 21, 2015||9-0||Sotomayor||OT 2014|
Holding: The jury, rather than a court, determines whether the use of an older trademark may be tacked to a newer one.
Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on January 21, 2015.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 4 2014||Application (13A805) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 20, 2014 to April 21, 2014, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Feb 7 2014||Application (13A805) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until April 7, 2014.|
|Apr 7 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 8, 2014)|
|May 8 2014||Brief of respondents Hana Bank, et al. in opposition filed.|
|May 27 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 12, 2014.|
|May 28 2014||Reply of petitioner Hana Financial, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 16 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2014.|
|Jun 23 2014||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jul 23 2014||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 28, 2014.|
|Jul 23 2014||The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 20, 2014.|
|Aug 28 2014||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)|
|Aug 28 2014||Brief of petitioner Hana Financial, Inc. filed.|
|Sep 4 2014||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.|
|Sep 4 2014||Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.|
|Sep 22 2014||Record requested from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.|
|Sep 24 2014||Record received from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.|
|Sep 24 2014||Record received from U.S.D.C. Central Dist. of CA. The record is electronic and located on PACER.|
|Oct 1 2014||Record received from U.S.D.C. Central Dist. of CA. 1 Box. Part of this record is SEALED.|
|Oct 20 2014||Brief of respondents Hana Bank, et al. filed.|
|Oct 27 2014||CIRCULATED.|
|Oct 27 2014||Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 27 2014||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Oct 27 2014||Brief amicus curiae of International Trademark Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 17 2014||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Nov 19 2014||Reply of petitioner Hana Financial, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 3 2014||Argued. For petitioner: Paul W. Hughes, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Carlo F. Van den Bosch, Costa Mesa, Cal.; and Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)|
|Jan 21 2015||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Feb 23 2015||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
|Feb 27 2015||Record returned to U.S.D.C. Central District of California Western Division. (1-Box)|
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