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Docket for 04-1350
No. 04-1350
Title:
KSR International Co., Petitioner
v.
Teleflex Inc., et al.
Docketed:April 11, 2005
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(04-1152)
  Decision Date:January 6, 2005
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 6 2005 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 11, 2005)
Apr 15 2005 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 22, 2005.
May 12 2005 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Progress & Freedom Foundation.
May 12 2005 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Twenty-Four Intellectual Property Law Professors.
Jun 21 2005 Brief of respondents Teleflex, Inc. and Technology Holding Co. in opposition filed.
Jun 22 2005 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Cisco Systems Inc., et al.
Jul 6 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2005.
Jul 8 2005 Reply of petitioner KSR International Co. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 3 2005 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.
May 25 2006 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 6 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2006.
Jun 6 2006 Supplemental brief of respondents Teleflex, Inc.and Technology Holding Co. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 8 2006 Letter of June 8, 2006, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)
Jun 26 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Progress & Freedom Foundation GRANTED.
Jun 26 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Twenty-Four Intellectual Property Law Professors GRANTED.
Jun 26 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Cisco Systems Inc., et al. GRANTED.
Jun 26 2006 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 19 2006 *Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jul 20 2006 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits to and including August 22, 2006.
Jul 20 2006 Extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including October 16, 2006.
Jul 31 2006 *Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the respondents.
Aug 2 2006 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Joseph V. Colaianni, Sr. and James E. Armstrong, III.
Aug 18 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Lee A. Hollaar Urging Affirming in Part and Vacating in Part filed.
Aug 21 2006 Brief amicus curiae of International Business Machines Corporation in Support of Neither Party filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amici curiae of Ford Motor Company, et al. filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amici curiae of Intel Corporation, et al. filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Business Software Alliance filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Bar Association of the District of Columbia - Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section in Support of Neither Party filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Economists and Legal Historians filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al,. filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amici curiae of Time Warner Inc., IAC/Interactive Corp., and Viacom filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Computer and Communications Industry Association filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Professors filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amici curiae of Cisco Systems Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 22 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Progress & Freedom Foundation filed.
Aug 22 2006 Joint appendix filed.
Aug 22 2006 Supplemental joint appendix
Aug 22 2006 Brief of petitioner KSR International Co. filed.
Sep 1 2006 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Joseph V. Colaianni, Sr. and James E. Armstrong, III GRANTED.
Sep 25 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Lee Thomason filed.
Sep 29 2006 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, November 28, 2006.
Oct 10 2006 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 11 2006 CIRCULATED.
Oct 11 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Harold W. Milton, Jr. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 12 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 12 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of Altitude Capital Partners, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief of respondents Teleflex, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of Chemistry and Bioengineering Professors filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Franklin Pierce Law Center Intellectual Property filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Federal Circuit Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of Michelin North America, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of Tessera, Inc., Qualcomm Inc., and Amberwave Systems Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Technology Properties Limited filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of Business and Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of United Inventors Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of Fallbrook Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amici curiae of 3M Co., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 16 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Practicing Patent Attorneys filed. (Distributed)
Oct 17 2006 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit. (1 box)
Oct 31 2006 Supplemental brief of respondents Teleflex, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 13 2006 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 16 2006 Reply of petitioner KSR International Co. filed. (Distributed) *Animation Disc included.
Nov 28 2006 Argued. For petitioner: James W. Dabney, New York, N.Y.; and Thomas G. Hungar, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Thomas C. Goldstein, Washington, D.C.
Dec 5 2006 Record received from U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Michigan. (1 box)
Apr 30 2007 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 1 2007 Judgment Issued
Jun 19 2007 Record returned to U.S.Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit.
Jun 19 2007 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Jun 22 2007 Acknowledgement of receipt (06/06/07) of judgment from Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit received.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
James W. Dabney Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP(212) 859-8966
    Counsel of RecordOne New York Plaza, 24th Floor
New York, NY  10004
james.dabney@friedfrank.com
Party name: KSR International Co.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Thomas C. Goldstein Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP(202) 887-4060
    Counsel of Record1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tgoldstein@akingump.com
Party name: Teleflex, Inc., et al.
Other:
Frank A. Angileri Brooks Kushman PC(248) 358-4400
1000 Town Center
Twenty Second Floor
Southfield, MI  48075
Party name: Federal Circuit Bar Association
 
Jonathan Band Jonathan Band PLLC(202) 296-5675
Jonathan Band PLLC
21 Dupont Circle NW
8th Floor
Washington, DC  20036
jband@policybandwidth.com
Party name: Computer and Communications Industry Association
 
David M. Bennion Parsons Behle & Latimer(801) 532-1234
201 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
dbennion@parsonsbehle.com
Party name: Professor Lee A. Hollaar Urging Affirming in Part and Vacating in Part
 
Paul H. Berghoff McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP(312) 913-0001
300 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL  60606
Berghoff@mbhb.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Owners Association
 
Robert Brauneis Associate Professor of Law(202) 994-6138
George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
Party name: Twenty-Four Intellectual Property Law Professors
 
Beth S. Brinkmann Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-1544
2000 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20006-1888
bbrinkmann@mofo.com
Party name: Biotechnology Industry Organization
 
Henry L. Brinks Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione(312) 321-4200
NBC Tower - Suite 3600
455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL  60611
Party name: Chemistry and Bioengineering Professors
 
Patrick G. Burns Greer Burns & Crain, Ltd.(312) 360-0080
300 South Wacker Drive
Suite 2500
Chicago, IL  60606
pburns@gbclaw.net
Party name: Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Adam H. Charnes Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP(336) 607-7300
1001 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
acharnes@kilpatricktownsend.com
Party name: Tessera, Inc., Qualcomm Inc., and Amberwave Systems Corporation
 
Paul D. Clement Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
William W. Cochran II. Cochran Freund & Young(970)-492-1100
2026 Caribou Drive Suite 201
Fort Collins, CO  80525
Party name: Practising Patent Attorneys
 
Joseph V. Colaianni Sr. Patton Boggs LLP(202) 457-6174
2550 M Street, NW
Washington, DC  20037
Party name: Joseph V. Colaianni, Sr. and James E. Armstrong, III
 
Roger L. Cook Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP(415) 576-0200
Two Embarcadero Center
8th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
Party name: Technology Properties Limited
 
Christopher A. Cotropia University of Richmond School of Law(804) 484-1573
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA  23173
Party name: Business and Law Professors
 
James V. DeLong Progress & Freedom Foundation(202) 289-8928
1444 Eye St., NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: Progress & Freedom Foundation
 
Thomas G. Field Jr. Professor of Law(603) 513-5147
Franklin Pierce Law Center
2 White Street
Concord, NH  03301
Party name: Franklin Pierce Law Center Intellectual Property
 
Gary L. Griswold Staff Vice President(651) 733-8904
Chief Counsel Intellectual Property
3M Company
3M Center- P.O. Box 33427
St. Paul, MN  55144
Party name: 3M Co., et al.
 
Richard W. Hoffmann Miller & LaLone PC(248) 364-4300
691 N. Squirrel Road
Suite 140
Auburn Hills, MI  48326
Party name: Michelin North America, Inc., et al.
 
Thomas G. Hungar Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
thungar@gibsondunn.com
Party name: KSR International Co. v. Teleflex, Inc., et al.
 
Barbara A. Jones AARP Foundation Litigation(626) 585-2628
200 So. Los Robles
Suite 400
Pasadena, CA  91101
bjones@aarp.org
Party name: AARP, et al,.
 
Jeffrey I. D. Lewis Paterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP(212) 336-2000
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Traci L. Lovitt Jones Day(212) 326-3939
222 East 41st Street
New York, NY  10017
Party name: International business Machines Corporation in Support of Neither Party
 
Don W Martens Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP(949) 760-0404
2040 Main Street, 14th Floor
Irvine, CA  92614-3641
Party name: Fallbrook Technologies, Inc.
 
Karen J. Mathis American Bar Association(215) 988-5000
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60610
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Thomas B. McVey c/o Robert F. Redmond, Jr. (804) 783-6439
Williams Mullen
1021 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA  23219
Party name: United Inventors Association
 
Harold W. Milton Jr. Dickinson Wright(248)-433-7385
38525 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield, MI  48304
Party name: Harold W. Milton, Jr.
 
Richard B. Nettler Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP(202) 775-0725
1801 K Street, NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al.
 
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Intel Corporation, et al.
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Business Software Alliance
 
Joshua D. Sarnoff DePaul University College of Law(312) 362-6326
25 E. Jackson
Chicago, IL  60604
jsarnoff@depaul.edu
Party name: Economists and Legal Historians
 
Jason M. Schultz UC Berkeley School of Law(510) 642-1957
Berkeley, CA  94720-7200
Party name: Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Rochelle K. Seide RKS Consulting(954) 295-3512
21299 Harrow Court
Boca Raton, FL  33433
rseide21729@gmail
Party name: New York Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Allen M. Sokal Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garret & Dunner(202) 408-4000
901 New York Avenue
Washington, DC  20001-4413
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
Catherine E. Stetson Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5491
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
cate.stetson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: Ford Motor Company, et al.
 
Katherine J. Strandburg New York University School of Law(212) 998-6269
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012
katherine.strandburg@nyu.edu
Party name: Intellectual Property Law Professors
 
Kathleen M. Sullivan Stanford Constitutional Law Center(650) 725-9875
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
Party name: Time Warner Inc., IAC/Interactive Corp., and Viacom
 
Peter A. Sullivan Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP(212) 837-6000
One Battery Park Plaza
New York, NY  10004
sullivan@hugheshubbard.com
Party name: Cisco Systems Inc., et al.
 
Blair E. Taylor Venable LLP(202)-344-4639
575 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004-1601
Party name: Bar Association of the District of Columbia - Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section in Support of Neither Party
 
Charles Lee Thomason Spalding & Thomason(502) 349-7227
106 North 4th St.
Bardstown, KY  40004
thomason@spatlaw.com
Party name: Lee Thomason
 
Michael Li-Ming Wong 3 Embarcadero Center415-315-63000
San Francisco, CA  94111
Michael.Wong@Ropesgray.com
Party name: Altitude Capital Partners, et al.
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