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Howmedica Osteonics Corp. v. DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-252 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins, federal courts sitting in diversity should apply federal or state law to determine the validity of forum-selection clauses.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 28 2022Application (22A4) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 14, 2022 to September 14, 2022, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 30 2022Application (22A4) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until September 14, 2022.
Sep 14 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 17, 2022)
Sep 21 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 17, 2022 to November 16, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 23 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 16, 2022.
Nov 16 2022Brief of respondents DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 21 2022Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Nov 21 2022Reply of petitioner Howmedica Osteonics Corp. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/9/2022.