Hirshfeld v. Implicit, LLC

 
DOCKET NO.
OP. BELOW
SUBJECT
Patent

Question(s) Presented

“Whether, for purposes of the Appointments Clause, U.S. Const. Art. II, § 2, Cl. 2, administrative patent judges of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are principal officers who must be appointed by the President with the Senate’s advice and consent, or ‘inferior Officers’ whose appointment Congress has permissibly vested in a department head.”

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Date
Proceedings and Orders
July 14, 2021
DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
August 11, 2021
Response Requested. (Due September 10, 2021)
September 29, 2021
DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.
October 18, 2021
Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of United States v. Arthrex, Inc., 594 U. S. ___ (2021).