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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

Digital Equipment Corp. v. Desktop Direct Inc.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Digital Equipment Corp. v. Desktop Direct Inc.
2Opinion in Digital Equipment Corp. v. Desktop Direct Inc.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.