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Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Kinzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co. 00-1543 01/08/2002 05/28/2002 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Merck KGaA v. Integra Lifesciences I, Ltd. 03-1237 04/20/2005 06/13/2005 Antonin Scalia 9
Compco Corp. v. Day-Brite Lighting 106 01/16/1964 03/09/1964 Hugo L. Black 9
Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Stiffel Co. 108 01/16/1964 03/09/1964 Hugo L. Black 9
Wilbur-Ellis Co. v. Kuther 109 02/20/1964 06/08/1964 William O. Douglas 8-1
Graham v. John Deere Co. 11 10/14/1965 02/21/1966 Tom C. Clark 7
Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International 13-298 03/31/2014 06/19/2014 Clarence Thomas 9
Brulotte v. Thys Co. 20 10/20/1964 11/16/1964 William O. Douglas 8-1
Aro Mfg. Co. v. Convertible Top Co. 21 10/13/1960 02/27/1961 Charles E. Whittaker 6-3
Blonder-Tongue v. University Foundation 338 01/14/1971 05/03/1971 Byron R. White 9
Standard Industries, Inc. v. Tigrett Industries, Inc. 445 03/02/1970 04/20/1970 4-4
Anderson's-Black Rock v. Pavement Co. 45 11/10/1969 12/08/1969 William O. Douglas 7
Zenith Corp. v. Hazeltine 49 01/22/1969 05/19/1969 Byron R. White 7-1
United States v. Adams 55 10/14/1965 02/21/1966 Tom C. Clark 7-1
Lear, Inc. v. Adkins 56 11/20/1968 06/16/1969 John M. Harlan 5-3
Hazeltine Research, Inc. v. Brenner 57 11/17/1965 12/08/1965 Hugo L. Black 9
Brenner v. Manson 58 11/17/1965 03/21/1966 Abe Fortas 7-2
Brunette Machine Wks. v. Kockum Industries 70-314 03/23/1972 06/07/1972 Thurgood Marshall 9
Deepsouth Packing Co. v. Laitram Corp. 71-315 04/11/1972 05/30/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Kewanee Oil Co. v. Bicron Corp. 73-187 01/09/1974 05/13/1974 Warren E. Burger 6-2
Aro Mfg. Co. v. Convertible Top Co. 75 02/17/1964 06/08/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Sakraida v. Ag Pro, Inc. 75-110 03/03/1976 04/02/1976 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Diamond v. Chakrabarty 79-136 03/17/1980 06/16/1980 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Dawson Chemical Co. v. Rohm & Haas Co. 79-669 04/21/1980 06/27/1980 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
General Motors Corp. v. Devex Corp. 81-1661 12/07/1982 05/24/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Eli Lilly & Co. v. Medtronic, Inc. 89-243 02/26/1990 06/18/1990 Antonin Scalia 6-2
Asgrow Seed Co. v. Winterboer, Dba Deebees 92-2038 11/07/1994 01/18/1995 Antonin Scalia 8-1
Warner Jenkinson Co., Inc. v. Hilton Davis Chemical Co. 95-728 10/15/1996 03/03/1997 Clarence Thomas 9
Pfaff v. Wells Electronics, Inc. 97-1130 10/06/1998 11/10/1998 John Paul Stevens 9
J.E.M. Supply v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International 99-1996 10/03/2001 12/10/2001 Clarence Thomas 6-2