Docket for 05-1056
No. 05-1056
Title:
Microsoft Corporation, Petitioner
v.
AT&T Corp.
Docketed:February 21, 2006
Linked with 05A606
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(04-1285)
  Decision Date:July 13, 2005
  Rehearing Denied:October 20, 2005
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 5 2006 Application (05A606) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 18, 2006 to February 17, 2006, submitted to Justice Stevens.
Jan 9 2006 Response to application from AT&T Corp. filed.
Jan 11 2006 Application (05A606) granted by Justice Stevens extending the time to file until February 17, 2006.
Feb 17 2006 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 23, 2006)
Mar 21 2006 Consent to the filing of amici briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Mar 23 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Software & Information Industry Association.
Mar 23 2006 Brief of respondent AT&T Corp. in opposition filed.
Apr 4 2006 Reply of petitioner Microsoft Corporation filed.
Apr 5 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2006.
Apr 12 2006 Supplemental brief of respondent AT&T Corp. filed. (Distributed).
Apr 14 2006 Supplemental brief of petitioner Microsoft Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Apr 24 2006 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 petition.
Sep 29 2006 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Oct 11 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 27, 2006.
Oct 11 2006 Supplemental brief of respondent in response to brief of United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 27 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Software & Information Industry Association GRANTED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Oct 27 2006 Petition GRANTED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Nov 7 2006 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits to and including December 15, 2006.
Nov 16 2006 Extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including January 23, 2007.
Nov 28 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Nov 30 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the respondent.
Dec 14 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Houston Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Dec 14 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI) filed.
Dec 14 2006 Brief amici curiae of Amazon. Com, Inc., et al. filed.
Dec 15 2006 Joint appendix filed.
Dec 15 2006 Supplemental joint appendix filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Yahoo, Inc. filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief of petitioner Microsoft Corporation filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Software & Information Industry Association filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Bar of District of Columbia, Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Business Software Alliance filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Shell Oil Company filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Intel Corporation filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Edward Lee filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Eli Lilly and Company filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Software Freedom Law Center filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Professors filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Dec 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Autodesk, Inc. filed.
Dec 18 2006 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, February 21, 2007.
Dec 22 2006 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 10 2007 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit. (1 box)
Jan 12 2007 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York. (4 boxes)
Jan 18 2007 CIRCULATED.
Jan 23 2007 Brief of respondent AT&T Corp. filed. (Distributed).
Jan 23 2007 Brief amicus curiae of BayhDole25, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2007 Brief amici curiae of U.S. Philips Corporation and Philips Electronics North America Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2007 Brief amici curiae of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 14 2007 Reply of petitioner Microsoft Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 16 2007 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Feb 21 2007 Argued. For petitioner: Theodore B. Olson, Washington, D.C.; and Daryl Joseffer, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for the United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D.C.
Apr 30 2007 Judgment REVERSED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, except as to footnote 14. Scalia, Kennedy, and Souter, JJ., joined that opinion in full. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring as to all but footnote 14, in which Thomas and Breyer, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Roberts, C. J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jun 1 2007 Judgment Issued
Jun 19 2007 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit.
Jun 19 2007 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York.
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:
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Microsoft Corporation
Attorneys for Respondent:
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
    Counsel of Record1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
 
Stephen C. Neal Cooley Godward LLP(650)-843-5000
3000 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA  94306
Party name: AT&T Corp.
Other:
Paul D. Clement Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Gregory S. Coleman Yetter Coleman LLP(512) 533-0150
221 West Sixth Street, Suite 750
Austin, TX  78701
gcoleman@yettercoleman.com
Party name: Software & Information Industry Association
 
Gregory Scott Coleman 8911 Capital of Texas Hwy Suite 1350(512) 349-1930
Austin, TX  78759
Party name: Software & Information Industry Association
 
John M. DiMatteo Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP(212) 728-8000
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY  10019
Party name: U.S. Philips Corporation and Philips Electronics North America Corporation
 
Viet D. Dinh Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, NW
Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
vdinh@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Business Software Alliance
 
John A. Dragseth Fish & Richardson, P.C., P.A.(612) 335-5070
3200 RBC Plaza
60 South 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402
dragseth@fr.com
Party name: Autodesk, Inc.
 
John F. Duffy Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP(202) 639-7000
1001 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20004
Party name: Intellectual Property Professors
 
Daryl L. Joseffer King & Spalding LLP(202) 737-0500
1700 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
djoseffer@kslaw.com
Party name: Microsoft Corporation v. AT&T Corp.
 
James J. Kelley Eli Lilly and Company(317) 277-8110
940 South East Street
Indianapolis, IN  46225
Party name: Eli Lilly and Company
 
Edward S. Lee 55 W. 12th Avenue(614) 292-3201
Columbus, OH  43210
Party name: Edward Lee
 
Michael G. Locklar Houston Intellectual Property Law Association(713)-860-3303
4720 Three Allen Center
333 Clay Street
Houston, TX  77002
Party name: Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
 
David W. Long Dow Lohnes, PLLC(202) 776-2071
1200 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC  20036-6802
dlong@dowlohnes.com
Party name: Bar of District of Columbia, Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section
 
Jeffrey S.. Love Klarquist Sparkman LLP(503) 595-5300
121 S.W. Salmon St.
Suite 1600
Portland, OR  97204
Party name: Amazon. Com, Inc., et al.
 
Stephen J. Marzen Shearman & Sterling LLP(202) 508-8000
801 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20004-2634
smarzen@shearman.com
Party name: BayhDole25, Inc.
 
Eben Moglen Software Freedom Law Center(212) 461-1900
1995 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY  10023
moglen@softwarefreedom.org
Party name: Software Freedom Law Center
 
Joel W. Nomkin Perkins Coie Brown & Bain602351800
2901 N. Central Avenue
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ  85012-2788
jnomkin@perkinscoie.com
Party name: Intel Corporation
 
Joseph R. Re Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, LLP(949) 760-0404
2040 Main Street
14th Floor
Irvine, CA  92614-3641
joe.re@knobbe.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Richard L. Stanley Howrey LLP(713) 787-1400
1111 Louisiana St., 25th Floor
Houston, TX  77002
stanleyr@howrey.com
Party name: Shell Oil Company
 
John P. Sutton 2421 Pierce Street(415) 929-7408
San Francisco, CA  94115-1131
Party name: Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI)
 
Richard G. Taranto Farr & Taranto(202) 775-0184
1150 18th Street, N. W., Suite 1030
Washington, DC  20036-2435
rgtjd@cs.com
Party name: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al.
 
Christopher J. Wright Wiltshire & Grannis LLP(202) 730-1300
1200 Eighteenth St., N.W.
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20036
cwright@wiltshiregrannis.com
Party name: Yahoo, Inc.