Supreme Court Stacks Docket With IP Cases

Law360, San Diego (July 12, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT) -- Although the U.S. Supreme Court found itself in an unusual state of agreement with the Federal Circuit’s intellectual property rulings last term, its move to hear a new batch of IP cases in the upcoming term signals it is preparing to reassert its authority over the lower court, attorneys say.

The high court’s increased activity in IP suits in recent years and its latest orders granting certiorari in four IP disputes, including three on appeal from the Federal Circuit, suggest that the Supreme Court views the...
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