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Intel Corporation v. VLSI Technology LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on March 21, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-888 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit may review, by appeal or mandamus, a decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denying a petition for inter partes review of a patent, when review is sought on the grounds that the denial rested on an agency rule that exceeds the PTO’s authority under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, is arbitrary or capricious, or was adopted without required notice-and-comment rulemaking.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 25 2021Application (21A115) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 24, 2021 to December 24, 2021, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 27 2021Application (21A115) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 24, 2021.
Dec 13 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 14, 2022)
Dec 21 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 14, 2022 to February 14, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 22 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 14, 2022, for all respondents.
Dec 22 2021Waiver of right of respondent VLSI Technology LLC to respond filed.
Jan 14 2022Brief amici curiae of Unified Patents, LLC, et al. filed.
Feb 14 2022Brief of respondent Federal Respondent in opposition filed.
Mar 01 2022Reply of petitioner Intel Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Mar 02 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/18/2022.
Mar 21 2022Petition DENIED.