Shukh v. Seagate Technology, LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1285 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether the “automatic assignment” rule of FilmTec Corp. v. Allied Signal, Inc. should be overruled because it extinguishes inventors’ constitutional and statutory rights to inventorship and ownership, especially in view of criticisms expressed by three Justices of this Court in Stanford University v. Roche Molecular Sys., Inc., and the reservation of that issue by the Court.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 16 2016Motion (15M101) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari under seal with redacted copies for the public record filed.
Mar 16 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 18, 2016)
Mar 16 2016Appendix of Alexander Shukh filed.
Mar 23 2016MOTION (15M101) DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2016.
Apr 18 2016Motion (15M101) for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari under seal with redacted copies for the public record Granted.
May 18 2016Brief of respondents Seagate Technology, LLC, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 3 2016Reply of petitioner Alexander Shukh filed.
Jun 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.
Jun 27 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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