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Openet Telecom, Inc. v. Amdocs (Israel) Limited

Petition for certiorari denied on November 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-136 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred by looking beyond the claims to the patent specification to assess patent eligibility.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 26 2017Application (16A1166) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 7, 2017 to July 24, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.
May 30 2017Application (16A1166) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 24, 2017.
Jul 24 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 28, 2017)
Aug 22 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 12, 2017.
Oct 12 2017Brief of respondent Amdocs (Israel) Ltd. in opposition filed.
Oct 31 2017Reply of petitioners Openet Telecom, et al. filed.
Nov 01 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.
Nov 27 2017Petition DENIED.
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