2013 Term Petitions of Interest to Business

Title Issue Docket Number USCLC Involvement Solicitor General Involvement Oral Argument Date Vote Majority Opinion
ABC Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. Intellectual Property 13-461 None None Apr 22, 2014 6-3 Breyer
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper General Business 12-315 Petitioner Neither Party Dec 9, 2013 6-3 Sotomayor
Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International Intellectual Property 13-298 None Respondent Mar 31, 2014 9-0 Thomas
Atlantic Marine Construction Co. v. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, et al. (J-Crew Management, Inc.) Jurisdiction & Procedure 12-929 Petitioner None Oct 9, 2013 9-0 Alito
BG Group PLC v. Republic of Argentina Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution 12-138 None Neither Party Dec 2, 2013 7-2 Breyer
Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States General Business 12-1173 None None Jan 14, 2014 8-1 Roberts
Carmax Auto Superstores California, LLC, et al. v. Fowler 13-439 Petitioner None GVR
CTS Corp. v. Waldburger Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance 13-339 None Petitioner Apr 23, 2014 7-2 Kennedy
DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, et al. Jurisdiction & Procedure 11-965 Petitioner Petitioner Oct 15, 2013 9-0 Ginsburg
Environmental Protection Agency v. EME Homer City Generation; American Lung Association v. EME Homer City Generation Energy & Environment 12-1182, 12-1183 in SCOTUS; 11-1302 in D.C. Circuit Respondent Petitioner Dec 10, 2013 6-2 Ginsburg
Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison Jurisdiction & Procedure 12-1200 None None Jan 14, 2014 9-0 Thomas
Fifth Third Bancorp, et al., v. John Dudenhoeffer, et al., General Business 12-751 Petitioner Respondent Apr 2, 2014 9-0 Breyer
Ford Motor Co. v. U.S. Tax Litigation, Jurisdiction & Procedure 13-113 Petitioner Respondent 9-0 Per Curiam
Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. (II) Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance 13-317 Petitioner Respondent Mar 5, 2014 6-3 Roberts
Harris v. Quinn Labor Relations 11-681 None None Jan 21, 2014 5-4 Alito
Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Benefits & Compensation 12-729 Respondent Petitioner Oct 15, 2013 9-0 Thomas
Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Management Systems Jurisdiction & Procedure 12-1163 None Petitioner Feb 26, 2014 9-0 Sotomayor
Lawson v. FMR LLC Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance 12-3 Respondent Petitioner Nov 12, 2013 6-3 Ginsburg
Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc. Intellectual Property 12-873 None None Dec 3, 2013 9-0 Scalia
Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies 12-786 None Petitioner Apr 30, 2014 9-0 Alito
Medtronic, Inc. v. Boston Scientific Corp. Intellectual Property 12-1128 None Petitioner Nov 5, 2013 9-0 Breyer
Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp Class Actions 12-1036 None None Nov 6, 2013 9-0 Sotomayor
Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc. General Business 11-1507 Petitioner Neither Party Dec 4, 2013 N/A - Writ of certiorari dismissed
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) v. Noel Canning Labor Relations 12-1281 Respondent Petitioner Jan 13, 2014 9-0 Breyer
Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments Intellectual Property 13-369 None None Apr 28, 2014 9-0 Ginsburg
Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg General Business 12-462 Petitioner Petitioner Dec 3, 2013 9-0 Alito
Octane Fitness v. Icon Health and Fitness Intellectual Property 12-1184 None None Feb 26, 2014 9-0 Sotomayor
Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Jurisdiction & Procedure 12-1315 Respondent Petitioner Jan 21, 2014 6-3 Ginsburg
Pom Wonderful LLC v. Coca Cola Co. General Business 12-761 Respondent Respondent Apr 21, 2014 8-0 Kennedy
Proskauer Rose LLP v. Troice; Willis of Colorado Inc. v. Troice; Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice Class Actions, Securities Law, Capital Markets, & Corporate Governance 12-79, 12-86, 12-88 None Respondent Oct 7, 2013 7-2 Breyer
Ray Haluch Gravel Co. v. Central Pension Fund Jurisdiction & Procedure 12-992 None None Dec 9, 2013 9-0 Kennedy
Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd. Foreign Affairs & International Commerce 12-842 None Petitioner Apr 21, 2014 7-1 Scalia
Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. Benefits & Compensation 12-417 Respondent Respondent Nov 4, 2013 9-0 Scalia
Sprint Communications Company v. Jacobs Jurisdiction & Procedure 12-815 Petitioner None Nov 5, 2013 9-0 Ginsburg
Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus Free Speech 13-193 None Petitioner Apr 22, 2014 9-0 Thomas
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Farm Bureau Federation, and State of Alaska v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (consolidated with UARG v. EPA) 12-1272 Petitioner Respondent Feb 24, 2014 5-4; 7-2 Scalia
U.S. v. Woods, et al. Tax Litigation 12-562 None Petitioner Oct 9, 2013 9-0 Scalia
Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall Labor Relations 12-99, 12-312 None Petitioner Nov 13, 2013 DIG
United States v. Clarke Tax Litigation 13-301 None Petitioner Apr 23, 2014 9-0 Kagan
United States v. Quality Stores, Inc. Tax Litigation 12-1408 None Petitioner Jan 14, 2014 8-0 Kennedy
Walden v. Fiore Jurisdiction & Procedure 12-574 Petitioner Petitioner Nov 4, 2013 9-0 Thomas