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IQ Products Co. v. WD-40 Co.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 11, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-986 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether a court must grant a motion to compel arbitration of the gateway question of arbitrability even where a contract containing an arbitration clause is unrelated to the parties’ instant dispute, or whether the court should deny the motion where the arbitrability argument is “wholly groundless.”

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 10 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 12, 2018)
Feb 28 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.
Mar 07 2018Response Requested. (Due April 6, 2018)
Mar 15 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 6, 2018 to May 4, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 23 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 4, 2018.
May 04 2018Brief of respondent WD-40 Company in opposition filed.
May 21 2018Reply of petitioner IQ Products Company filed.
May 22 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
Jun 11 2018Petition DENIED.
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