Supreme Court Review 2017/2018 TERM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018
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Issue:  35 U.S.C. ยง 271(f)

WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp.

16-1011

QUESTION(S) PRESENTED

Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred in holding that lost profits arising from prohibited combinations occurring outside of the United States are categorically unavailable in cases in which patent infringement is proven under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f).

DECISION

Awaiting Oral Arguments

CERTIORARI STAGE

Granted January 12, 2018

Certiorari Stage Documents
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Petition for Certiorari (pdf download)
Brief in Opposition (pdf download)

Other Certiorari Stage Documents
Amicus Brief of United States in Support of Certiorari (pdf download)

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United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Decided September 21, 2016
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