Soverain Software LLC v. Newegg Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on January 13, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-477 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the Federal Circuit’s effective redefinition of obviousness as a pure question of law, allowing it to resolve disputed factual questions in the first instance on appeal, violates the Seventh Amendment and this Court’s precedent.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 16 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 18, 2013)
Nov 8 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 12, 2013.
Nov 18 2013Brief amicus curiae of MDB Capital Group filed.
Nov 18 2013Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Nov 18 2013Brief amicus curiae of i4i Limited Partnership filed.
Dec 12 2013Brief of respondent Newegg Inc. in opposition filed.
Dec 20 2013Reply of petitioner Soverain Software LLC filed.
Dec 24 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 13 2014Petition DENIED.
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