Diaper Maker Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Keep Laches Defense For Patents

(March 31, 2016, 3:39 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should not review an appellate court’s laches rule in patent cases, an adult diaper maker argues in a March 22 brief, arguing that the decision does not conflict with Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (134 S. Ct. 1962 [2014]), which is settled law for copyright cases (SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag and SCA Personal Care, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, et al., No. 15-927, U.S. Sup.).

(Respondents’ opposition brief available. Document #78-160404-008B.)

On Aug. 2, 2010, SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag...
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