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Time Warner Cable Inc. v. Sprint Communications Co.

Petition for certiorari denied on November 4, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-211 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred by affirming a damages award based on unapportioned end-user service revenues; and (2) whether the Federal Circuit erred in ruling that a patent satisfies 35 U.S.C. §112(a)’s requirement of “a written description of the invention” merely because the specification does “not expressly exclude[]” technology within the scope of the patent claims.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 23 2019Application (18A1232) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 16, 2019 to August 15, 2019, submitted to Justice Thomas. (The Chief Justice is recused.)
May 31 2019Application (18A1232) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until August 15, 2019.
Aug 15 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 18, 2019)
Sep 04 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 18, 2019 to September 25, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 09 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 25, 2019.
Sep 18 2019Brief amicus curiae of Intel Corporation filed.
Sep 25 2019Brief of respondent Sprint Communications Company, L.P. in opposition filed.
Oct 09 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/1/2019.
Oct 09 2019Reply of petitioners Time Warner Cable, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 04 2019Petition DENIED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.