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Holmes Group, Inc. v. Vornado Air Circulation System

Docket No.: 01-408
Certiorari Granted: Nov 8 2001
Argued: March 19, 2002
Decided: June 3, 2002

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1331, Judicial Power, ADA, ADEA, Civil Rights Act, EPA, National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, age discrimination, antitrust, copyright, disparate impact, disparate treatment, patent, preliminary injunction, racial discrimination, stare decisis, trademark

PartyNames: The Holmes Group, Inc. v. Vornado Air Circulation Systems, Inc.
Petitioner: The Holmes Group, Inc.
Respondent: Vornado Air Circulation Systems, Inc.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Supreme Court Docket

The Holmes Group, Inc.
v.
Vornado Air Circulation Systems, Inc.
535 U.S. 826 (2002)
Question:

Does the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit have appellate jurisdiction over a case in which the complaint does not allege a claim arising under federal patent law, but the answer contains a patent-law counterclaim?

Holmes Group, Inc. v. Vornado Air Circulation System
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 19, 2002

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Holmes Group, Inc., 0 vote(s) against

Holmes Group, Inc. v. Vornado Air Circulation System
Case Documents

1Opinion in Holmes Group, Inc. v. Vornado Air Circulation System
2Opinion in Holmes Group, Inc. v. Vornado Air Circulation System
Additional documents for this case are pending review.