statutory interpretation

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Oral argument: February 21, 2007

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (July 13, 2005)

AT&T sued Microsoft over code in the Microsoft Windows operating...

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Oral argument: Nov. 28, 2011

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Nov. 30, 2010)

Petitioner Marcus Mims alleges that Respondent Arrow Financial Services violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“...

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The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is a position that requires appointment by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate. See SW General v. NLRB, No. 14-1107, slip op. at 5 (D.C. Cir. Aug. 7, 2015). The...

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In 1953, Congress passed the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (“OCSLA”) to regulate use of the outer continental shelf, defined as all submerged lands beyond the states’ three-mile coastal jurisdiction. See 43 U.S.C. § 1331(a). OCSLA granted the...

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Carlton & Harris Chiropractic (“Carlton & Harris”) is a West Virginia chiropractic office; PDR Network (“PDR”) sells healthcare products to doctors and other healthcare providers. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic, Inc. v. PDR Network et al. (“...

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In 1839, Congress passed 35 U.S.C. § 145’s predecessor which set forth the modern framework for reimbursing the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) for the expenses it incurs from litigating rejected patent claims. NantKwest, Inc. v....

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The Coca-Cola Company (“Coca-Cola”) introduced a new beverage called “Pomegranate Blueberry” in September 2007. See POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., 679 F.3d 1170, 1172 (9th Cir. Cal. 2012).Pom Wonderful LLC (“Pom”), a producer of pomegranate...

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On March 21, 2013, petitioner Ritzen Group, Inc. entered into a Real Estate Contract (“the Contract”) with respondent Jackson Masonry, LLC. Ritzen Group, Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC, at 497. Under the Contract, Jackson Masonry was supposed to sell...

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Petitioner Kevin Rotkiske accrued credit card debt between 2003 and 2005. Rotkiske v. Klemm, at 424. The credit card issuer then appointed the law firm Klemm & Associates, managed by Respondent Paul Klemm, to collect Rotkiske’s debt. Id. Klemm sued...

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Petitioner S.D. Warren Company (“Warren”), a subsidiary of South African Pulp and Paper, owns and operates five hydroelectric dam projects on the Presumpscot River in Cumberland County, Maine. S.D. Warren Company v. Maine Board of Environmental...

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