No. 20-1631

Drew Hirshfeld, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Implicit, LLC, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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Docket Entries


Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of United States v. Arthrex, Inc., 594 U. S. ___ (2021).

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.

Response from respondents Implicit, LLC, et al. filed.

Response Requested. (Due September 10, 2021)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.

Brief of respondent Apple Inc. in support filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 21, 2021)


Andrew, Acting Under Secretary of Commercie for Intellectual Property and Director, US Patent and Trade Office Hirshfeld, Petitioner, represented by Brian H. Fletcher

Apple Inc., Respondent, represented by Debra J. McComas

Implicit, LLC, et al., Respondent, represented by John Derek McCorquindale

Last updated: May 25, 2022