|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.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 23 2019||Application (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 2019||Application (18A1232) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until August 15, 2019.|
|Aug 15 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 18, 2019)|
|Sep 04 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 18, 2019 to September 25, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 09 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 25, 2019.|
|Sep 18 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Intel Corporation filed.|
|Sep 25 2019||Brief of respondent Sprint Communications Company, L.P. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 09 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/1/2019.|
|Oct 09 2019||Reply of petitioners Time Warner Cable, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 04 2019||Petition DENIED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
Today at SCOTUS: The final two arguments of 2021, and they're both biggies. One case involves a state's refusal to provide funds to religious schools. The other involves the right to an effective lawyer -- and what happens post-conviction if that right was potentially violated.
Today at SCOTUS: One argument in a case about what counts as a "crime of violence" under a federal statute. Specifically, if a person attempts to commit robbery but doesn't succeed, is the attempt itself a violent crime? Our preview from @jamesromoser:
Botched robbery leads to latest test of what constitutes “crime of violence” - SCOTUSblog
If a person attempts to commit a robbery but does not succeed, is the attempt alone a “crime of violence&#...
JUST IN: The court says it will continue its current COVID protocols for oral arguments in January and February. The court will continue to provide a live audio stream of all arguments, and the courtroom will remain closed to the public.
A relatively humdrum Monday-morning order list today. No new cases added to the court's docket. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
#SCOTUS releases orders from last week's conference, but no new grants today. Here's the full list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: At 9:30 a.m. EST, the court will release orders from Friday's private conference. Then, starting at 10 a.m., the court will hear arguments in two cases -- one involving immigration and the other involving the management of employee retirement plans.
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks - SCOTUSblog
It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirme...