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Minerva Surgical Inc. v. Hologic Inc.

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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 30 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 5, 2020)
Oct 14 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Minerva Surgical, Inc.
Nov 05 2020Brief of respondents Hologic, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 05 2020Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Property Professors filed.
Nov 05 2020Brief amicus curiae of Engine Advocacy filed.
Nov 24 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.
Nov 24 2020Rescheduled.
Nov 24 2020Reply of petitioner Minerva Surgical, Inc. filed.
Dec 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Jan 08 2021Petition GRANTED.
Feb 22 2021Brief of petitioner Minerva Surgical, Inc. filed.
Feb 22 2021Joint appendix volumes 1 and 2 with supplemental appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Feb 22 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Minerva Surgical, Inc.
Feb 25 2021Amicus brief of New York Intellectual Property Law Association. submitted.
Feb 26 2021Amicus brief of Engine Advocacy submitted.
Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of Intellectual Property Owners Association submitted.
Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of American Intellectual Property Law Association submitted.
Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of New York City Bar Association submitted.
Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of United States submitted.
Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of Intellectual Property Law Professors submitted.