|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether a generic drug manufacturer's FDA-approved label that carves out all of the language the brand manufacturer has identified as covering its patented uses can be held liable on a theory that its label still intentionally encourages infringement of those carved-out uses.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 29 2022||Application (21A677) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 12, 2022 to July 11, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|May 03 2022||Application (21A677) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 11, 2022.|
|Jul 11 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 12, 2022)|
|Jul 25 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 12, 2022 to September 12, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 26 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 12, 2022.|
|Aug 10 2022||Brief amici curiae of 42 Professors of Law, Economics, Business, and Medicine filed.|
|Aug 12 2022||Brief amicus curiae of Alvotech filed.|
|Aug 12 2022||Brief amicus curiae of Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. filed.|
|Aug 12 2022||Brief amicus curiae of Association for Accessible Medicines filed.|
|Aug 19 2022||Brief of respondents GlaxoSmithKline LLC, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Sep 07 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Sep 07 2022||Reply of petitioner Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 03 2022||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
NEW: Another fight on the shadow docket over a subpoena seeking information about election interference. Arizona GOP chairwoman Kelli Ward is asking SCOTUS to block the Jan. 6 committee's subpoena for her phone records. Here's Ward's filing: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/22A350.pdf