Certiorari (/ˌsɜrʃ(i)əˈrɛəraɪ/, /-ˈrɛəri/, or /-ˈrɑri/), often abbreviated as cert., is a writ seeking judicial review. It is issued by a superior court, directing an inferior court, tribunal, or other public authority to send the record of a proceeding for review.
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  • Supreme Court Declines To Hear Challenge To Colorado Tax Reporting Statute

    … of the U.S. Constitution, which, under Quill v. North Dakota, requires that a business have a physical presence in a state before it can be required to collect and remit state or local sales or use taxes for that state. After a federal district court ruled in favor of the DMA, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed that ruling. In an article…

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  • Supreme Court Denies Cert in Gillette

    … On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for a writ of certiorari to the California Supreme Court filed by The Gillette Company and three other corporations, seeking review of the California high court’s decision in Gillette v. Franchise Tax Board. 363 P.3d 94 (Cal. 2015). The issue presented by the petition…

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  • Supreme Court To Review Statute Against Disparaging Trademarks

    …, the Supreme Court agreed to review that decision by granting the petition for writ of certiorari filed by Michelle K. Lee in her capacity as Director of the PTO to decide whether the disparagement provision is, as the Federal Circuit held, facially invalid under the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment. The post Supreme Court To Review Statute Against Disparaging Trademarks appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Hear Another Second Amendment Case

    … within one’s own home, FICG prepared the brief in support of Bonidy’s petition for certiorari on a pro bono basis. FOAC joined in the effort and covered the cost of the printing of the briefs. The decision below was reported as Bonidy v. United States Postal Service, 790 F.3d 1121 (10th Cir. 2015). The U.S. Supreme Court docket number is 15-746. Here is a link to the brief filed with the court. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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  • The Outer Bounds of Bilski

    … Tip of the hat to Patently–O for interesting reporting on the latest round in the endless legal struggle between Samsung and Apple, two titans who promise to be engaged in lawsuits until the legal system itself implodes. The most recent bout has Samsung filing a petition for writ of certiorari seeking clarity for the admittedly murky regime…

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 14 readers -
  • Independence Day Round–Up

    … A post–4th–of–July review of recent developments in patent litigation: Supreme Court declares independence from patent cases. As the Supreme Court closed out a memorable 2014 term, we note that the Court has not accepted any patent cases for its 2015 term. Although there are a few cert. petitions percolating, it appears that patent law…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 12 readers -

    … Quite arguably, the 2nd Amendment took a significant step back recently. In Jackson v. City and County of San Francisco, the United States Supreme Court has “voted” to deny certiorari to plaintiff Jackson, et. al’s appeal from the U.S. 9th Circuit’s decision rejecting her challenge of a San Francisco police code which mandates the lock-box…

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  • Supreme Court Spares Patent Attorney From Discipline

    … for writ of certiorari. Mr. Shipley admitted the petition was written by his client. It drew the High Court’s ire because it was, in large measure, incomprehensible. The Court’s Order March 23, 2015, Order reads simply as follows: ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE D-2827 IN THE MATTER OF HOWARD NEIL SHIPLEY A response having been filed, the Order to Show…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 51 readers -
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