Our June 28 post discussed the petition for certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of the First Circuit’s January 12 decision in Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC. We noted that the respondent’s response to the petition was due on July 12.
The respondent’s response to the petition was not filed on July 12, and its time to do so has apparently been extended to August 8. In the meantime, however, an amicus curiae brief in support of the petition was filed by the International Trademark Association (INTA) on July 11. The INTA brief makes two major points--