|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether the scope of a federally-registered service mark extends to unrelated goods bearing that service mark; and (2) whether the defendant’s copying of a mark, without proof of consumer confusion as to the source of the parties’ goods or services, establishes trademark infringement merely because consumers recognize the mark.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 31 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 5, 2021)|
|May 04 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Savannah College of Art and Design, Inc. to respond filed.|
|May 11 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/27/2021.|
|May 12 2021||Response Requested. (Due June 11, 2021)|
|May 28 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 11, 2021 to July 12, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jun 01 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 12, 2021.|
|Jul 12 2021||Brief of respondent Savannah College of Art and Design, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Jul 27 2021||Reply of petitioner Sportswear, Inc., d/b/a Prep Sportswear filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 28 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
Having covered the Supreme Court for six decades, @lylden has seen a lot of changes at 1 First Street. In the latest piece in our series on the post-COVID court, Lyle examines how the court's pandemic operations could spur permanent reform.
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