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Kroll v. Doll

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA


February 19, 2010

MICHAEL I. KROLL, PLAINTIFF,
v.
JOHN J. DOLL, DIRECTOR, U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: James Robertson United States District Judge

MEMORANDUM

Neither party has added anthing but argument to the record since my memorandum order of 1/29/10 [#12]. Plaintiff (a) argues that the question of what is a reasonable interpretation under Chevron always involves disputed questions of fact, and (b) invokes Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(f) to support his demand for discovery, but (a) the Ninth Circuit case on which he relies (which never was controlling law in this Circuit) was reversed, Saucier v. Katz, 533 U.S. 194 (2001), and (b) his Rule 56(f) motion is unsupported by the required affidavit or by any statement of what discovery is needed or what plaintiff (or the Court) might learn from it. For the reasons set forth in my memorandum order of 1/29/10, summary judgment will now be granted in favor of the PTO. An appropriate order accompanies this memorandum.

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