Key Patent Dispute Divides Supreme Court Justices

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared torn on a contentious patent litigation issue: whether a trial court's factual findings about a patent claim deserve deference from the federal court that reviews such disputes on appeal.

Practice

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Briefs & Arguments

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Rulings

  • Eyes on Sixth Circuit for Next Move on Same-Sex Marriage

    By Tony Mauro

    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to sweep same-sex marriage cases off its docket Monday is intensifying the spotlight on six marriage cases pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

  • D.C. Circuit Weighs Ban On High Court Protests

    By Tony Mauro

    The U.S. Supreme Court returns to the bench Oct. 6 for a new term that may generate protests outside its iconic building on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to the Affordable Care Act. But it is almost certain that those demonstrations will be confined, as usual, to the public sidewalk in front of the court.

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Courtside

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