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Docket for 11-796
No. 11-796
Title:
Vernon Hugh Bowman, Petitioner
v.
Monsanto Company, et al.
Docketed:December 22, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2010-1068)
  Decision Date:September 21, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 20 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 23, 2012)
Jan 19 2012 Waiver of right of respondent Monsanto Company to respond filed.
Jan 25 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2012.
Jan 26 2012 Response Requested . (Due February 27, 2012)
Feb 27 2012 Brief of respondents Monsanto Company, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 14 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 30, 2012.
Apr 2 2012 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Aug 24 2012 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 4 2012 Supplemental brief of petitioner Vernon Hugh Bowman filed.
Sep 5 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Oct 1 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Oct 5 2012 Petition GRANTED.
Nov 8 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 3, 2012.
Nov 9 2012 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 16, 2013.
Dec 3 2012 Joint appendix filed (2 volumes). (Statement of costs filed.)
Dec 3 2012 Brief of petitioner Vernon Hugh Bowman filed.
Dec 10 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Knowledge Ecology International filed.
Dec 10 2012 Brief amici curiae of Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, et al. filed.
Dec 10 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Antitrust Institute, et al. filed.
Dec 10 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Public Patent Foundation filed.
Dec 10 2012 Brief amici curiae of Center for Food Safety and Save Our Seeds filed.
Dec 18 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 19, 2013.
Jan 4 2013 CIRCULATED.
Jan 4 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either partry or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Jan 8 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2013 Record received form the U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit. (1 Box)
Jan 11 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jan 16 2013 Brief of respondents Monsanto Company, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 17 2013 Brief amicus curiae of BayhDole25, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 18 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of The New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of CropLife America filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of BSA - The Software Alliance filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Seed Trade Association filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of CropLife International filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amici curiae of Ecomonists filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of law professor Christopher M. Holman filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of CHS Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amici curiae of Agilent Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amici curiae of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Soybean Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Pioneeer Hi-Bred International, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 24 2013 Response from counsel for respondents to motion of the Solicitor General for divided argument and for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae.
Feb 5 2013 Record from U.S.D.C. for the Southern District of Indiana is electronic.
Feb 11 2013 Reply of petitioner Vernon Hugh Bowman filed. (Distributed)
Feb 15 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED, and the time is to be divided as follows: 30 minutes for petitioner, 10 minutes for the Solicitor General, and 30 minutes for respondents.
Feb 19 2013 Argued. For petitioner: Mark P. Walters, Seattle, Wash. For United States as amicus curiae: Melissa Arbus Sherry, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.
May 13 2013 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 7 2013 Petition for Rehearing filed.
Jun 27 2013 DISTRIBUTED.
Jul 22 2013 Rehearing DENIED.
Jul 22 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 24 2013 Record returned to U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Krista L. Cox Knowledge Ecology International(202) 332-2670
    Counsel of Record1621 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC  20009
krista.cox@keionline.org
Party name: Vernon Hugh Bowman
 
Edgar H. Haug Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP(212) 588-0800
    Counsel of Record745 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10151
EHaug@flhlaw.com
Party name: Vernon Hugh Bowman
 
Mark P. Walters Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP(206) 336-5684
1191 Second Avenue, 20th Floor
Seattle, WA  98101
mwalters@flhlaw.com
Party name: Vernon Hugh Bowman
Attorneys for Respondents:
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
Party name: Monsanto Company, et al.
 
Daniel C. Cox Thompson Coburn LLP(314)-552-6139
1 US Bank Plaza Suite 2600
St. Louis, MO  63101
dcox@thompsoncoburn.com
Other:
Mark G. Arnold Husch Blackwell LLP(314) 480-1500
190 Carondelet Plaza
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO  63105
mark.arnold@huschblackwell.com
Party name: law professor Christopher M. Holman
 
Gary H. Baise Kilpatrick Stockton LLP(202) 508-5800
607 14th St, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005-2018
Party name: American Soybean Association, et al.
 
J. Scott Ballenger Latham & Watkins LLP(202) 637-2200
555 11th Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
scott.ballenger@lw.com
Party name: CropLife America
 
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
 
Theresa Marie Bevilacqua 50 S. 6th Street Suite 1500(612)-340-7883
Minneapolis, MN  55402
bevilacqua.theresa@dorsey.com
Party name: CHS Inc.
 
Kenneth J. Burchfiel Sughrue Mion PLLC(202) 293-7060
2100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20037
kburchfiel@sughrue.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Krista L. Cox Knowledge Ecology International(202)-332-2670
1621 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 500
Washington, DC  20009
Krista.cox@keionline.org
Party name: Knowledge Ecology International
 
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: Agilent Technologies, Inc., et al.
 
Albert A, Foer American Antitrust Institute(202) 276-6002
2919 Ellicott St., NW
Washington, DC  20008
bfoer@antitrustinstitute.org
Party name: American Antitrust Institute, et al.
 
Seth D. Greenstein Constantine Cannon LLP(202) 204-3514
1301 K Street, N.W.
Suite 1050 East
Washington, DC  20005
sgreenstein@constantinecannon.com
Party name: Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, et al.
 
Scott Barry Howard Paterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP(212)-336-2451
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
sbhoward@pbwt.com
Party name: The New York Intellectual Property Law Association
 
George A. Kimbrell Center for Food Safety(415) 826-2770
303 Sacramento Street, 2nd Fl.
San Francisco, CA  94111
gkimbrell@icta.org
Party name: Center for Food Safety, and Save Our Seeds
 
Scott Patrick McBride 500 West Madison Street 34th Floor(312)-775-8000
Chicago, IL  60661
smcbride@mcandrews-ip.com
Party name: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, et al.
 
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
 
Adam K. Mortara Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP(312)-494-4469
54 W. Hubbard Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL  60654
adam.mortara@bartlit-beck.com
Party name: Pioneeer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: BSA - The Software Alliance
 
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
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Melissa Arbus Sherry Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-637-2355
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Vernon Hugh Bowman v. Monsanto Company, et al.
 
Catherine E. Stetson Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5491
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
cate.stetson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: American Seed Trade Association
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Bryan J. Vogel Robins,Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP(212)-980-7400
601 Lexington Avenue, Suite 3400
New York, NY  10022
bjvogel@rkmc.com
Party name: BayhDole25, Inc.
 
Robert N. Weiner Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5855
555 Twelfth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
RobertWeiner@aporter.com
Party name: economists
 
Evan A. Young Baker Botts LLP(512)-322-2506
98 San Jacinto Boulevard
Suite 1500
Austin, TX  78701-4078
evan.young@bakerbotts.com
Party name: CropLife International
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