Amici piling up in lawsuit challenging new claim and continuation rulesDecember 31, 2007

Although the parties' motions for summary judgment have been filed, the amici keep coming forward in the consolidated lawsuits challenging the new claim and continuation rules. This brings the total number of amici in this case over 30, filing 19 20 (as of 1/4) total briefs. While the vast majority of amici filings support the plaintiffs, there have been three briefs filed in support of the USPTO.

Below is an updated list of the various filings relating to the summary judgment proceedings. Briefs in opposition are due on January 22.

Motions for summary judgment

Filings relating to amici

Gene Quinn at the PLI Patent Law Blog also has a list of the amici.

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