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Editor's Note :

We expect one or more decisions in argued cases on Wednesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at approximately 9:45 The Court also has confirmed that the audiotape of Wednesday’s hearing in King v. Burwell will not be released on that day, but on Friday, as is usual.
Wednesday's live blog will be available here.

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Picture Patents LLC v. Aeropostale, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on November 26, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-339 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether FilmTec Corp. v. Allied-Signal, Inc.'s “automatic assignment” rule should be overruled given the doubts about its validity expressed by three Justices of the United States Supreme Court in Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University v. Roche Molecular Sys., Inc., and in light of the reservation of that issue by the Court’s opinion therein.

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 17 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 19, 2012)
Oct 18 2012Brief of respondents Aeropostale, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 24 2012Reply of petitioners Picture Patents LLC, et al. filed.
Oct 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Nov 26 2012Petition DENIED. Justice Breyer and Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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