Redskins case a Supreme Court petition to watch
Title: Harjo v. Pro-Football, Inc.
Issue: Whether the doctrine of laches is applicable to a cancellation petition filed pursuant to Section 1064(3) of the Lanham Act.
Opinion below (D.C. Circuit)
Petition for certiorari
Brief in opposition
Amicus brief of the National Congress of American indians
Amicus brief of law professors
Amicus brief of psychology professors
Amicus brief of the Social Justice Advocacy Group
Suzan S. Harjo, et al., Petitioners
Docketed: September 16, 2009
Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Case Nos.: (03-7162)
Decision Date: May 15, 2009
~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 30 2009 Application (09A122) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 13, 2009 to September 14, 2009, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jul 31 2009 Application (09A122) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until September 14, 2009.
Sep 14 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 16, 2009)
Oct 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of Psychology Professors filed.
Oct 16 2009 Brief of respondent Pro-Football, Inc. in opposition filed.
Oct 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Congress of American Indians, et al. filed.
Oct 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Oct 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of Social Justice Advocacy Group filed.
Oct 26 2009 Reply of petitioners Suzan S. Harjo, et al. filed.
Oct 28 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2009.