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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Power Integrations Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on February 25, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-779 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether a plaintiff who proves that a patented feature creates the basis for customer demand for infringing products is entitled to patent damages based on the entire market value of the products, or whether the plaintiff must also prove that other features do not drive demand for the products.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 19 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 18, 2019)
Jan 18 2019Brief of respondents Fairchild Semiconductor Int'l Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 06 2019Reply of petitioner Power Integrations, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2019Petition DENIED.
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