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CARDINAL CHEMICAL CO. v. MORTON INT'L, INC.

Docket No.: 92-114
Argued: March 3, 1993
Decided: May 17, 1993

Topics:

Judicial Power, Mootness, Article I, abuse of discretion, patent, property rights

PartyNames: CARDINAL CHEMICAL CO. et al. v. MORTONINTERNATIONAL, INC.
Petitioner: Cardinal Chemical Co. Et Al.
Respondent: Mortoninternational, Inc.

Citation: 959 F. 2d 948
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Cardinal Chemical Co. Et Al.
v.
Mortoninternational, Inc.
508 U.S. 83 (1993)
Other Citations: (113 S.Ct. 1967, 124 L.Ed.2d 1)
Question:

Can a federal court, with exclusive jurisdiction over all federal appeals concerning patent litigation, use its finding that a patent has not been infringed as a per se justification for upholding the validity of the disputed patents themselves?

CARDINAL CHEMICAL CO. v. MORTON INT'L, INC.
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 3, 1993

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Cardinal Chemical, 0 vote(s) against
Vote: 9-0
Majority: unanimous
Concurring: Scalia,Souter,post,p
Opinion By:
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