|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-1554||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2022|
Issues: (1) What standard determines whether a patent claim is “directed to” a patent-ineligible concept under step one of the Court’s two-step framework for determining whether an invention is eligible for patenting under 35 U.S.C. § 101; and (2) whether a movant seeking a ruling of patent ineligibility under Section 101 as a matter of law can prevail on step two when the movant submits no evidence of what was well-known, routine and conventional in the industry as of the date of invention.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 08 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 11, 2022)|
|Jun 27 2022||Waiver of right of respondent Activision Blizzard Inc., et al. to respond filed.|
|Jul 06 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Oct 03 2022||Petition DENIED.|
The Mar-a-Lago case arrives at the Supreme Court. Here's an explainer on today's filing from @katieleebarlow, who notes that this isn't the first time Trump has asked the justices to intervene in fights over sensitive documents. (Both other times, the court ruled against him.)
In today's Voting Rights Act case, the conservative majority seemed likely to side with Alabama, though perhaps on narrower grounds than the state asked for. Here's @AHoweBlogger's analysis, plus courtroom sketches from Bill Hennessy (AKA @Artisbest).
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Today at SCOTUS: voting rights and veterans' benefits.
First up is Merrill v. Milligan, a case about Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and how to decide if a state's redistricting plan dilutes Black voting power. @AHoweBlogger explains:
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Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act bars election practices that result in a denial or abridgement of the right ...
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