SIDNEY A. DIAMOND, Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Petitioner v. JAMES R. DIEHR, II, and THEODORE A. LUTTON
OCTOBER TERM, 1979
May 30, 1980; PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI FILED JANUARY 16, 1980; CERTIORARI GRANTED MARCH 17, 1980
ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF CUSTOMS AND PATENT APPEALS
RELEVANT DOCKET ENTRIES
Filed November 27, 1978
Docket No. 79-527
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF JAMES R. DIEHR, II and THEODORE A. LUTTON
FOR DIRECT DIGITAL CONTROL OF RUBBER MOLDING PRESSES
Board of Appeals
Serial No. 602,463
DATE PROCEEDINGS AND ORDERS
Counsel for appellant: Robert E. Wickersham, Jay M. Cantor Robert F. Hess
Commissioner of Patents & Trademarks
January 25, 1979 Motion of appellants to extend time for filing printed transcript to February 2, 1979, filed.
January 26, 1979 Above motion granted.
January 31, 1979 PRINTED TRANSCRIPT OF RECORD, filed.
March 12, 1979 BRIEF FOR APPELLANT, filed.
April 9, 1979 Motion of Commissioner of Patents to extend time for filing brief to April 30, 1979, filed.
April 10, 1979 Above motion granted.
April 30, 1979 BRIEF FOR COMMISSIONER OF PATTENTS & TRADEMARKS, filed.
June 6, 1979 Argued (Judge Cowen, sitting)
June 15, 1979 Letter from appellant regarding question in court received.
August 9, 1979 Reversed, Rich, Judge.
August 30, 1979 PETITION FOR REHEARING BY COMMISSIONER, filed.
September 6, 1979 OPPOSITION TO PETITION FOR REHEARING BY APPELLANT, filed.
October 18, 1979 Petition for rehearing denied.
October 25, 1979 FINAL MANDATE ISSUED TO THE COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS AND TRADEMARKS
January 16, 1980 Petition for Writ of Certiorari file in U.S. Supreme Court, No. 79-1112.
March 17, 1980 Petition for Writ of Certiorari granted. (To be heard same day as 79-533 Bradley et al.)
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
SIDNEY A. DIAMOND, Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, PETITIONER v. JAMES R. DIEHR, II and THEODORE A. LUTTON ORDER ALLOWING CERTIORARI
Filed March 17, 1980
The petition herein for a writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals is granted. The case is set for oral argument in tandem with No. 79-855. Diamond v. Bradley, et al.