United States Supreme Court cases
This is an index of selected chronological lists of cases decided by the United States Supreme Court.
These lists are sorted chronologically by Chief Justice and include most major cases decided b...
Fairfield Plaza, Inc. v. Commissioner
Fairfield Plaza, Inc. v. Commissioner, 39 T.C. 706 (T.C. 1963) was a case before the United States Tax Court discussing timing alternatives in taxing the return of capital.
The taxpayer purchased ...
Ex Parte Bowman
Ex Parte Bowman 61 USPQ 2d 1669 (Bd. Pat. App. & Int. 2001) was a decision by the U.S. Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences which asserted that in order to be patent-eligible, a process had t...
Corfield v. Coryell

Corfield v. Coryell (6 Fed. Cas. 546, no. 3,230 C.C.E.D.Pa. 1823) was an 1823 federal circuit court case decided by Justice Bushrod Washington while riding circuit. In it, he upheld a New Jersey ...
Ex parte Merryman
Ex parte Merryman, 17 F. Cas. 144 (C.C.D. Md. 1861) (No. 9487), is a well-known and controversial U.S. federal court case which arose out of the American Civil War. It was a test of the authority of ...
Ex parte Merryman - Wikipedia
Redbox Automated Retail LLC v. Universal City Studios LLLP
Redbox Automated Retail LLC v. Universal City Studios LLLP, Dist. Court, D. Delaware 2009 was a case before Robert B. Kugler concerning copyright misuse, antitrust, and tortious interference with cont...
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Ex parte Gutta
Ex parte Gutta (BPAI 2009) is a precedential decision from the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) concerning the patentability of...
CEMS, Inc. v. United States
CEMS, Inc. v. United States, 59 Fed. Cl. 168 (Fed. Cl. 2003) was a government contracting suit before the United States Court of Federal Claims. It deals with the requirements for a contractor to rec...
Toy Biz v. United States
Toy Biz v. United States  was a 2003 decision in the United States Court of International Trade that determined that for purposes of tariffs, Toy Biz's action figures were toys, not dolls, becaus...
State vs Ari David Levie
State vs Ari David Levie was a decision of United States Hennepin County District Court, File No. K2-03-106, considered and decided by Randall, Presiding Judge.
Prior to the start of his trial, d...
United States v. Microsoft Corp.
United States v. Microsoft Corporation 253 F.3d 34 (D.C. Cir. 2001) is a U.S. antitrust law case, ultimately settled by the Department of Justice, where Microsoft Corporation was accused of becoming a...
United States v. Microsoft Corp. - Wikipedia
Ex Parte Lundgren
Ex parte Lundgren is a decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office board of appeals, i.e. the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), that asserts that process inventions do no...
In re Zappos.com, Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation
In re Zappos.com, Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, No. 3:2012cv00325, was a United States District Court for the District of Nevada case in which the Court held that Zappos.com's custom...
In the Matter of Sears Holdings Management Corporation
In the middle of 2009 the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against Sears Holdings Management Corporation (SHMC) for unfair or deceptive acts or practices affecting commerce. SHMC operates t...
In the Matter of Sears Holdings Management Corporation - Wikipedia
Cowden v. Commissioner
Cowden v. Commissioner, 289 F.2d 20 (5th Cir. 1961), outlined the factors used to determine whether something received is a cash equivalent, in other words, whether something received is taxable when ...