Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-873 6th Cir. Dec 3, 2013
Tr.Aud.
Mar 25, 2014 9-0 Scalia OT 2013

Holding: Static Control has adequately pleaded the elements of a Lanham Act cause of action for false advertising: an injury to a commercial interest in sales or business reputation proximately caused by the defendant’s misrepresentation.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on March 25, 2014.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 14 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 15, 2013)
Feb 15 2013Waiver of right of respondent Static Control Components, Inc. to respond filed.
Feb 27 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 15, 2013.
Mar 1 2013Response Requested . (Due April 1, 2013)
Mar 25 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 1, 2013.
May 1 2013Brief of respondent Static Control Components, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 10 2013Reply of petitioner Lexmark International, Inc. filed.
May 14 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 30, 2013.
Jun 3 2013Petition GRANTED.
Jun 5 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jun 20 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of niether party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jun 21 2013The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 16, 2013.
Jun 21 2013The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 15, 2013.
Aug 16 2013Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Aug 16 2013Brief of petitioner Lexmark International, Inc. filed.
Aug 22 2013Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Aug 22 2013Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Aug 23 2013Brief amici curiae of Law Professors in support of neither party filed.
Sep 17 2013SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday December 3, 2013
Sep 17 2013CIRCULATED
Sep 19 2013Record from U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Oct 15 2013Brief of respondent Static Control Components, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 17 2013Brief amicus curiae of International Trademark Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 22 2013Brief amicus curiae of American Antitrust Institute filed. (Distributed)
Nov 12 2013Reply of petitioner Lexmark International, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 15 2013Record from U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Kentucky is electronic and located on PACER.
Dec 3 2013Argued. For petitioner: Steven B. Loy, Lexington, Ky. For respondent: Jameson R. Jones, Denver, Colo.
Jan 17 2014Record received from U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Kentucky. The record is electronic (Not on PACER).
Mar 25 2014Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Apr 28 2014JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 1 2014Record returned for U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Kentucky.
 
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