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Peter v. NantKwest Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-801 Fed. Cir. Oct 7, 2019
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issue: Whether the phrase “[a]ll the expenses of the proceedings” in 35 U.S.C. § 145 encompasses the personnel expenses the United States Patent and Trademark Office incurs when its employees, including attorneys, defend the agency in Section 145 litigation.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 04 2018Application (18A369) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 25, 2018 to November 23, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 05 2018Application (18A369) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 23, 2018.
Nov 13 2018Application (18A369) to extend further the time from November 23, 2018 to December 21, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Nov 14 2018Application (18A369) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 21, 2018.
Dec 21 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 22, 2019)
Jan 22 2019Brief of respondent NantKwest, Inc. in opposition filed.
Feb 04 2019Reply of petitioner Andrei Iancu filed.
Feb 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 25 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/1/2019.
Mar 04 2019Petition GRANTED.
Mar 26 2019Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Apr 03 2019Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits is granted. The time to file joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 17, 2019. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 15, 2019.
May 08 2019Letter of substitution of petitioner received.
May 17 2019Brief of petitioner Laura Peter, Deputy Director, Patent and Trademark Office, filed.
May 17 2019Joint appendix filed.
May 23 2019Brief amicus curiae of R Street Institute filed.
May 24 2019Brief amicus curiae of Federal Circuit Bar Association in support of neither party filed.
Jun 25 2019Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed.
Jul 01 2019SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, October 7, 2019.
Jul 15 2019Brief of respondent NantKwest, Inc. filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of The American Bar Association filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amici curiae of The Association of Amicus Counsel, et al. filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of The International Trademark Association filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of Association of the Bar of the City of New York filed.
Jul 22 2019Brief amicus curiae of IEEE-USA filed.
Aug 01 2019CIRCULATED
Aug 14 2019Reply of petitioner Laura Peter, Deputy Director, Patent and Trademark Office filed. (Distributed)
Aug 16 2019Record requested from the U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit.
Aug 27 2019Complete record located on PACER (U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit and U.S.D.C. Eastern Dist, VA).
Oct 07 2019Argued. For petitioner: Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Mr. Morgan Chu, Los Angeles, Cal.
 
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