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No. 17-0666
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION v. LUFKIN INDUSTRIES, INC.

Oral argument was held on December 6, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 15, 2019. It then denied rehearing on May 31, 2019 File Closed

Opinion

March 15, 2019

Boyd
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown

Justice Boyd delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:12th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:12-15-00223-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Worthen

Trial Court

Trial Court:159th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Paul E. White
Trial Docket:CV-02073-13-02

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-05-31 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed   Denied with Justice not sitting.
2019-05-31 Mandate issued  
2019-04-23 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2019-04-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-04-01 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-04-01 Case forwarded to Court
2019-03-15 Opinion issued   Court affirms in part and reverses in part CA judgment and remands to trial court
2019-03-15 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 6, 2018 and March 15, 2019.  
2018-12-06 Oral argument  
2018-12-05 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2018-12-05 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2018-11-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-11-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-10-19 Petition for Review granted
2018-10-19 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-10-19 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-09-11 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-08-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted in part
2018-08-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-08-09 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2018-08-03 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-06-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-06-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted in part
2018-05-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-05-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-04-12 Case Record Filed  
2018-04-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-04-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-03-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-03-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 9, 2018 and March 16, 2018.  
2018-01-09 Case forwarded to Court
2018-01-02 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-11-21 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-11-21 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-11-16 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-10-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-10-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2017-10-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2017-10-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-10-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Lufkin Industries, Inc.
Ms. Lauren McLaughlin Black
Mr. Murry B. Cohen
Mr. Scott C. Skelton
Mr. James Robert Wetwiska
Ms. Holli Virginia Pryor-Baze
Mr. Patrick Gregory O'Brien
Respondent
International Business Machines Corp.
Mr. Paul D. Clement
Mr. George W. Hicks, Jr.
Mr. Marc S. Tabolsky
Mr. Paul Allen Robbins
Mr. R. Paul Yetter
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
Petitioner
 
 
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