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Docket for 10-290
No. 10-290
Title:
Microsoft Corporation, Petitioner
v.
i4i Limited Partnership, et al.
Docketed:August 30, 2010
Linked with 09A1195
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2009-1504)
  Decision Date:March 10, 2010
  Rehearing Denied:April 1, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 8 2010 Application (09A1195) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 30, 2010 to August 27, 2010, submitted to Justice Stevens. (The Chief Justice is recused.)
Jun 9 2010 Application (09A1195) granted by Justice Stevens extending the time to file until August 27, 2010.
Aug 27 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 29, 2010)
Sep 13 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Sep 17 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Sep 21 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 29, 2010.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amicus curiae of CTIA - The Wireless Association filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of Google Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Intel Corporation filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of 36 Law, Business, and Economics Professors, Howard B. Abrams, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of Facebook, Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of Acushnet Company, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Apple Inc. filed.
Sep 29 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Yahoo!, Inc. filed.
Oct 28 2010 Brief of respondents I4I Limited Partnership, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 5 2010 Reply of petitioner Microsoft Corporation filed.
Nov 8 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 23, 2010.
Nov 29 2010 Petition GRANTED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 7 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents
Dec 8 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Dec 21 2010 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 26, 2011.
Dec 21 2010 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including March 11, 2011.
Jan 26 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jan 26 2011 Brief of petitioner Microsoft Corporation filed.
Jan 31 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Lee A. Hollaar filed.
Feb 1 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Synerx Pharma, LLC filed.
Feb 1 2011 Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al. filed.
Feb 1 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Public Patent Foundation filed.
Feb 1 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Internet Retailers filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al. filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of EMC Corporation filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Bar Association of the District of Columbia Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section in support of neither party filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Apotex, Inc. filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of International Business Machines Corporation in support of neither party filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of CTIA - The Wireless Association filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Business Software Alliance filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Federation Internationale Des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle in support of neither party filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Hercules Open-Source Project filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of Apple Inc. and Intel Corporation filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of Google Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of SAP America, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Computer & Communications Industry Association filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of Cisco Systems, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of 37 Law, Business, and Economics Professors filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of Timex Group USA, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Roberta J. Morris, Esq., Ph.D. in support of neither party filed.
Feb 2 2011 Brief amicus curiae of William Mitchell College of Law Intellectual Property Institute filed.
Feb 7 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 18, 2011
Feb 15 2011 CIRCULATED.
Mar 11 2011 Brief of respondents i4i Limited Partnership, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 16 2011 Brief amicus curiae of elcommerce.com.inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2011 Brief amicus curiae of AmiCOUR IP Group, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Triantafyllos Tafas, Phd filed. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2011 Brief amici curiae of Genetech, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Harbor Holdings, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2011 Brief amici curiae of Seven Retired Naval Officers filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed).
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Boston Patent Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of IP Advocate filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Project Fastlane, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association and Connect filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Ron D. Katznelson filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of An Association of Practicing Entities filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of University Patent Owners and Licensees filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Tessera, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Venture Capital Firms Aberdare Ventures, et al. filed.
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Bayer AG filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Unity Semiconductor Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of 3M Company, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Ventures Management, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Former USPTO Commissioners and Directors filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit. (1 box)
Mar 30 2011 Record received from U.S.D.Court for Eastern District of Texas. (5 boxes) This record contains portions of the record that are sealed.
Apr 4 2011 Motion of the Acting 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.
Apr 7 2011 Reply of petitioner Microsoft Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Apr 18 2011 Argued. For petitioner: Thomas G. Hungar, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 9 2011 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Scalia and Alito, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Roberts, C. J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jul 11 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 2 2011 Record retruned to U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit.
Aug 2 2011 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Texas.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Thomas G. Hungar Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
thungar@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Microsoft Corporation
 
Matthew D. McGill Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
Mmcgill@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Microsoft Corporation
 
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Microsoft Corporation
Attorneys for Respondents:
Donald R. Dunner Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP(202) 408-4000
901 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20001-4413
don.dunner@finnegan.com
Party name: i4i Limited Partnership, et al.
 
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: i4i Limited Partnership, et al.
Other:
Kenneth R. Adamo Jones Day(216) 586-3939
North Point
901 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, OH  44114
kradamo@jonesday.com
Party name: International Business Machines Corporation in support of neither party
 
Dan L. Bagatell Perkins Coie LLP(602) 351-8000
2901 N. Central Avenue
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ  85012
DBagatell@perkinscoie.com
Party name: Intel Corporation
 
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 & Communications Industry Association
 
Michael Barclay Electronic Frontier Foundation(415) 436-9333
815 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA  94109
michael@eff.org
Party name: Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al.
 
Erik Paul Belt McCarter & English LLP(617) 449-6500
265 Franklin Street
Boston, MA  02110
ebelt@mccarter.com
Party name: Boston Patent Law 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
 
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
 
Peter J. Brann Brann & Issacson(207) 786-3566
184 Main Street, P.O. Box 3070
Lewiston, ME  04243-3070
pbrann@brannlaw.com
Party name: Internet Retailers
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Google Inc., et al.
 
James W. Dabney Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP(212) 859-8966
One New York Plaza, 24th Floor
New York, NY  10004
james.dabney@friedfrank.com
Party name: Acushnet Company, et al.
 
Paul T. Dacier EMC Corporation(508) 293-7257
176 South Street
Hopkinton, MA  01748
paul.t.dacier@emc.com
Party name: EMC Corporation
 
Henry C. Dinger Goodwin Proctor LLP(617) 570-1276
Exchange Place, 53 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
hdinger@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al.
 
John E. Dubiansky 1919 Gallows Road (703)-496-5000
Vienna, VA  22182
john.dubiansky@echelaw.com
Party name: Bar Association of the District of Columbia Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section in support of neither party
 
Roy T. Englert Jr. Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411
Washington, DC  20006
renglert@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Apotex, Inc.
 
Alexander C.D. Giza Russ August & Kabat(310)-826-7474
12424 Wilshire Blvd.
12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90025
agiza@raklaw.com
Party name: Former USPTO Commissioners and Directors
 
Thomas C. Goldstein Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202) 362-0636
5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC  20015
tg@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: 3M Company, et al.
 
Robert P. Greenspoon Flachsbart & Greenspoon, LLC(312) 551-9500
333 N. Michigan Ave., 27th Floor
Chicago, IL  60601
rpg@fg-law.com
Party name: Seven Retired Naval Officers
 
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: Venture Capital Firms Aberdare Ventures, et al.
 
John R. Horvack Jr. Carmondy & Torrance LLP(203) 777-5501
195 Church Street
New Haven, CT  06509
jhorvack@carmodylaw.com
Party name: Timex Group USA, Inc., et al.
 
Kirstin Marie Jahn Jahn & Associates(303) 545-5128
1942 Broadway Suite 314
Boulder, CO  80304
Kirstin@jahnlaw.com
Party name: AmiCOUR IP Group, LLC
 
Kathryn E. Karcher Karcher Harmes LLP(206) 335-1631
11011 NE Boulder Place
Bainbridge Island, WA  98110
kathryn@karcherappeals.com
Party name: Eagle Harbor Holdings, LLC
 
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: the United States
 
Michael K. Kellogg Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel PLLC(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
mkellogg@khhte.com
Party name: The Wireless Association
 
Scott S. Kokka Kokka & Backus, PC(650) 566-9912
703 High Street
Palo Alto, CA  94301-2447
Party name: Unity Semiconductor Corporation Project Fastlane, Inc.
 
Donald E. Lake III. Lathrop & Gage LLP(720) 931-3214
US Bank Tower
950 17th Street, Sutie 2400
Denver, CO  80202
tlake@lathropgage.com
Party name: An Association of Practicing Entities
 
Mark A. Lemley William H. Neuman Professor(650) 723-4605
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-
mlemley@law.stanford.edu
Party name: Professor Howard B. Abrams, et al.
 
Joseph M. Lipner Irell & Manella LLP(310)-277-1010
1800 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA  90067
jlipner@irell.com
Party name: Tessera, Inc., et al.
 
Deanne E. Maynard Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8740
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
DMaynard@mofo.com
Party name: Apple Inc.
 
Charles E. Miller Sills Cummis & Gross LLP(212) 643-7000
Rockefeller Center - GE Building, 29th Floor
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY  10112
cmiller@sillscummis.com
Party name: Dr. Ron D. Katznelson
 
Patricia A. Millett Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036-1564
pmillett@akingump.com
Party name: Biotechnology Industry Organization, et al.
 
Steven J. Moore Kelley Drye & Warren LLP(203) 324-1400
400 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT  06901
smoore@kellydrye.com
Party name: Triantafyllos Tafas, Phd
 
Roberta J. Morris 200 Stanford Avenue (650)-234-9523
Menlo Park, CA  94025
rjmorris@alumni.brown.edu
Party name: Roberta J. Morris, Esq., Ph.D. in support of neither party
 
R. Carl Moy William Mitchell College of Law(651) 290-6344
Intellectual Property Institute
875 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
Party name: William Mitchell College of Law Intellectual Property Institute
 
Justin A. Nelson Susman Godfrey LLP(206) 516-3880
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3800
Seattle, WA  98101
jnelson@susmangodfrey.com
Party name: Intellectual Ventures Management, et al.
 
Lawrence K. Nodine Ballard Spahr, LLP(678) 420-9422
999 Peachtree St., Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA  30309
nodinel@ballardspahr.com
Party name: University Patent Owners and Licensees
 
D. Christopher Ohly Schiff Hardin LLP(202) 778-6458
1666 K Street, N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC  20006
dcohly@schiffharlin.com
Party name: Synerx Pharma, LLC
 
Douglas E. Olson San Diego IP Law Group LLP(858) 792-3446
12526 High Bluff Dr., Suite 300
San Diego, CA  92130
dougolson&sandiegoiplaw.com
Party name: San Diego Intellecutal Property Law Association and Connect
 
Christopher M. Perry Brendan J. Perry & Associates, PC(508) 429-2000
95 Elm Street
P. O. Box 6938
Holliston, MA  01746
cperry@issbiz.com
Party name: elcommerce.com.inc.
 
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
 
Louis H. Pugh Jr. Jonak Pugh(415) 684-9465
One Maritime Plaza
Suite 1600
San Francisco, CA  94111
jfalk@howardrice.com
Party name: Genetech, Inc., et al.
 
Daniel B. Ravicher Public Patent Foundation, Inc.(212) 790-0442
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10003
ravicher@pubpat.org
Party name: Public Patent Foundation
 
William C. Rooklidge Howrey , LLP(949) 721-6900
4 Park Plaza, Suite 1700
Irvine, CA  92614
rooklidgew@howrey.com
Party name: Yahoo!, Inc.
 
Harry J. Roper Jenner & Block LLP(312) 222-9350
353 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60611
HRoper@jenner.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
E. Joshua Rosenkranz Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(212) 506-5380
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019-6142
jrosenkranz@orrick.com
Party name: Hercules Open-Source Project
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connolly LLP(202) 434-5000
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: Bayer AG
 
John A. Squires Chadbourne & Parke, LLP(212)-408-8072
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY  10112
jsquires@chadbourne.com
Party name: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al.
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usjoj.gov
Party name: Microsoft Corporation v. i4i Limited Partnership, et al.
 
John P Sutton 125 Race Street (530) 477-8538
Grass Valley, CA  95945
johnpsutton@earthlink.net
Party name: Federation Internationale Des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle
 
John D. Vandenberg One World Trade Center, Suite 1600(503)-595-5300
121 S.W. Salmon Street
Portland, OR  97204-2988
john.vandenberg@klarquist.com
Party name: Cisco Systems, Inc., et al.
 
Donald R. Ware Foley Hoag LLP(617) 832-1167
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02210-2600
dware@foleyhoag.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
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