|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-440||Fed. Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether a defendant in a patent infringement action who assigned the patent, or is in privity with an assignor of the patent, may have a defense of invalidity heard on the merits.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 30 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 5, 2020)|
|Oct 14 2020||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Minerva Surgical, Inc.|
|Nov 05 2020||Brief of respondents Hologic, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 05 2020||Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Property Professors filed.|
|Nov 05 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Engine Advocacy filed.|
|Nov 24 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.|
|Nov 24 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Nov 24 2020||Reply of petitioner Minerva Surgical, Inc. filed.|
|Dec 09 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Jan 08 2021||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 22 2021||Brief of petitioner Minerva Surgical, Inc. filed.|
|Feb 22 2021||Joint appendix volumes 1 and 2 with supplemental appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Feb 22 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Minerva Surgical, Inc.|
|Feb 25 2021||Amicus brief of New York Intellectual Property Law Association. submitted.|
|Feb 26 2021||Amicus brief of Engine Advocacy submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Intellectual Property Owners Association submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of American Intellectual Property Law Association submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of New York City Bar Association submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of United States submitted.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Intellectual Property Law Professors submitted.|
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