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J.E.M. Supply v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International

Docket No.: 99-1996
Argued: October 3, 2001
Decided: December 10, 2001

Topics:

35 U.S.C. 101, Economic Activity, Civil Service Reform Act, abuse of discretion, copyright, patent, probable cause, sentencing guidelines

Petitioner: J.E.M. Supply
Respondent: Pioneer Hi-Bred International

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT
Citation: 200 F.3d 1374
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


534 U.S. 124 (2001)
Question:

May utility patents be issued for plants under 35 USC section 101?

J.E.M. Supply v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 03, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Pioneer Hi-Bred International, 2 vote(s) against
Recused: JUSTICE O'CONNO

J.E.M. Supply v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Case Documents

1Opinion in J.E.M. Supply v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International
2Opinion in J.E.M. Supply v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Additional documents for this case are pending review.