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The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 18 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media; Mark Fenster has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis; Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc. v. Renesas Electronics America Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-600 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under the Patent Act, an “offer[] to sell” occurs when the offer is actually made or when the offer contemplates that the proposed sale will take place.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 21 2018Application (18A307) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 7, 2018 to November 5, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Sep 25 2018Application (18A307) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 5, 2018.
Nov 05 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 7, 2018)
Nov 20 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc., n/k/a ams Sensors USA Inc..
Dec 07 2018Amicus brief of Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Petitioner not accepted for filing. (December 07, 2018) (Corrected version electronically filed December 7, 2018)
Dec 07 2018Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Petitioner filed.
Dec 07 2018Brief of respondent Renesas Electronics America, Inc., f/k/a Intersil Corporation in opposition filed.
Dec 18 2018Reply of petitioner Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc., n/k/a ams Sensors USA Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 19 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.
Jan 07 2019The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
 
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