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Docket for 09-1159
No. 09-1159
Title:
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Petitioner
v.
Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al.
Docketed:March 25, 2010
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2008-1509, 2008-1510)
  Decision Date:September 30, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 22 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 26, 2010)
Apr 21 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 26, 2010.
Apr 23 2010 Brief amici curiae of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al. filed.
Apr 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Association of American Universities, et al. filed.
Apr 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed.
May 26 2010 Brief of respondents Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 5 2010 Reply of petitioner Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University filed. (Distributed)
Jun 8 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 24, 2010.
Jun 28 2010 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Sep 28 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Oct 12 2010 Supplemental brief of respondents Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al. filed.
Oct 13 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 29, 2010.
Nov 1 2010 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 3 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the peititoner
Dec 6 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents.
Dec 16 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Dec 16 2010 Brief of petitioner Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University filed.
Dec 16 2010 Supplemental joint appendix filed.
Dec 21 2010 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 25, 2011.
Dec 21 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Alexander M. Shukh, Ph.D. filed.
Dec 23 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT Monday, February 28, 2011.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of National Venture Capital Association filed.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of BayhDole25, Inc. filed.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Birch Bayh filed.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of John Sutton filed.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amici curiae of Association of American Universities, et al. filed.
Jan 7 2011 CIRCULATED.
Jan 20 2011 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit. (1 box)
Jan 24 2011 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 25 2011 Brief of respondents Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 1 2011 Lodging request received from counsel for the respondents.
Feb 1 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Association of University Professors, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2011 Brief amici curiae of Intel Corporation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization filed. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 14 2011 Reply of petitioner Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2011 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Feb 28 2011 Argued. For petitioner: Donald B. Ayer, Washington, D. C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Mark C. Fleming, Boston, Mass.
Jun 6 2011 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined.
Jul 8 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 27 2011 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Donald B. Ayer Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001-2113
dbayer@jonesday.com
Party name: Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
 
Ricardo Rodriguez Cooley, Godward, Kronish, LLP(650)-843-5000
Five Palo Alto Square
3000 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA  94306
rr@cooley.com
Party name: Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
Attorneys for Respondents:
Adrian M. Pruetz Pruetz Law Group LLP(310) 765-7650
    Counsel of Record200 North Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 1525
El Segundo, CA  90245
ampruetz@pruetzlaw.com
Party name: Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al.
 
Mark C. Fleming Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP(617) 526-6909
60 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
mark.fleming@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al.
 
Paul R.Q. Wolfson Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6390
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
paul.wolfson@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al.
Other:
William D. Coston Venable LLP(202) 344-4000
575 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
wdcoston@venable.com
Party name: Birch Bayh
 
Constantine John Gekas Gekas Law LLP(312) 726-4501
Suite 1700
Eleven South LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL  60603
CJG@gekaslaw.com
Party name: Alexander M. Shukh, Ph.D.
 
George L. Graff 112 Holly Place(914) 762-3706
Briarcliff Manor, NY  10510
glgraff@graffadr.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Owners Association
 
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Ropes & Gray LLP(202) 508-4600
One Metro Center
700 12th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005
Douglas.Hallward-Driemeier@ropesgray.com
Party name: Association of American Universities, et al.
 
David W. Hill American Intellectual Property Law Assoc.(703) 415-0780
241 18th Street, South
Suite 700
Arlington, VT
david.hill@finnegan.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: United States
 
Kelly M. Klaus Munger Tolles & Olson LLP(415) 512-4000
560 Mission Street
27th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94110
Kelly.Klaus@mto.com
Party name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
Matthew D. McGill Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
Mmcgill@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Intel Corporation, et al.
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Biotechnology Industry Organization
 
Douglas D. Salyers Troutman Sanders LLP(404) 885-3200
Bank of America Plaza
600 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 5200
Atlanta, GA  30308-2216
douglas.Salyers@troutmansanders.com
Party name: BayhDole25, Inc.
 
Sri Srinivasan O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
ssrinivasan@omm.com
Party name: National Venture Capital Association
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usjoj.gov
Party name: Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al.
 
John P Sutton 125 Race Street (530) 477-8538
Grass Valley, CA  95945
johnpsutton@earthlink.net
Party name: John Sutton
 
David P. Swenson Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP(612)-349-8500
800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN  55402
dpswenson@rkmc.com
Party name: American Association of University Professors, et al.
 
Michelle M. Umberger Perkins Coie LLP(608)-663-7460
One East Main Street, Suite 201
Madison, WI  53703
MUmberger@perkinscoie.com
Party name: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al.
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