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Digital Equipment Corp. v. Desktop Direct Inc.

Docket No.: 93-405
Argued: February 22, 1994
Decided: June 6, 1994

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1291, Judicial Power, 9 U.S.C. 1, Antitrust, Arbitration, Civil Procedure, Eleventh Amendment, Fifth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, absolute immunity, immunity from suit, patent, qualified immunity, res judicata, separation of powers, trademark

Petitioner: Digital Equipment Corp.
Respondent: Desktop Direct Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 993 F.2d 755
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


511 U.S. 863 (1994)
Question:

Is the denial of a "right not to sue" established by a settlement agreement immediately appealable under the Supreme Court's decision in Coopers & Lybrand v. Livesay, 437 U.S. 463?

Digital Equipment Corp. v. Desktop Direct Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 22, 1994

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Desktop Direct Inc., 0 vote(s) against
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