High Court Won't Reconsider Patent Case With Too-Long Brief

Law360, New York (March 7, 2016, 1:48 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to rehear arguments from Pi-Net International Inc., which saw its Federal Circuit appeal in a case against JPMorgan dismissed after it used formatting tricks to hide the fact the appeal brief was too long.

Pi-Net founder Lakshmi Arunachalam, who is representing herself before the Supreme Court, had filed a petition for a rehearing after the high court in January declined to take up her appeal. The justices rejected her request without comment.

Arunachalam had maintained that she should be given another chance to pursue her appeal at the Federal Circuit because she was suffering from...

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