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So What's the Solicitor General Thinking? | 168 comments | Create New Account
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Here's hoping the Supreme Court...
Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, October 05 2012 @ 05:52 PM EDT

... decides the patents as invalid!

RAS

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So What's the Solicitor General Thinking?
Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, October 05 2012 @ 08:26 PM EDT
When asked for commentary on the case, the Solicitor General advised the Supreme Court to deny certiorari. In doing so, however, the Solicitor was harshly critical of the Federal Circuit's precedent on exhaustion stating flatly that the Federal Circuit's "conditional sale" doctrine is inconsistent with Supreme Court precedent.
patently-O

How can he correct the FC's inconsistency without granting certiorari? I don't believe he has the power to carry out the obvious solution: abolish the FC.

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