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Hologic Inc. v. Minerva Surgical Inc.

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-631 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether an assignor of a patent may circumvent the doctrine of assignor estoppel by challenging the validity of the assigned patent in administrative proceedings before the Patent Office, and then using the Patent Office’s finding of invalidity to collaterally estop the assignee from relying on the patent in infringement litigation in district court.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 05 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 10, 2020)
Nov 24 2020Brief of Minerva Surgical, Inc. in opposition submitted.
 
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