Docket for 12-1315
No. 12-1315
Title:
Paula Petrella, Petitioner
v.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., et al.
Docketed:May 3, 2013
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-55834, 10-55853)
  Decision Date:August 29, 2012
  Rehearing Denied:January 30, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 30 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 3, 2013)
May 16 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 2, 2013.
Jun 3 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Califorina Society of Entertainment Lawyers filed.
Aug 2 2013 Brief of respondents Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 20 2013 Reply of petitioner Paula Petrella filed. (Distributed)
Aug 21 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 1 2013 Petition GRANTED.
Oct 4 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Oct 9 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Nov 4 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
Nov 15 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 15 2013 Brief of petitioner Paula Petrella filed.
Nov 19 2013 Record from the U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER. There are SEALED documents in this record.
Nov 20 2013 Brief amici curiae of Southwestern Law Students Orly David, and Andrew Pruitt, and Profesors Robert C. Lind and Michael M. Epstein filed. (Distributed)
Nov 21 2013 CIRCULATED.
Nov 21 2013 Brief amicus curiae of California Society of Entertainment Lawyers filed. (Distributed)
Nov 21 2013 Brief amici curiae of Professor Robin Feldman, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 21 2013 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Central District of California (Western District - LA) is electronic and located on PACER. Also received are SEALED documents in this record, which consist of Volume 1 - Volume 6. (1 box)
Nov 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of Authors Guild, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of Douglas Laycock, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Ralph Oman, Former Register of Copyrights of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Dec 6 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Dec 16 2013 Brief of respondents Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Association for Competitive Technology filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief amici curiae of Dish Network L.L.C., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of New England Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief amicus curiae of T. Leigh Anenson filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief amici curiae of The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 3 2014 Reply of petitioner Paula Petrella filed. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Jan 21 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Stephanos Bibas, Philadelphia, Pa.; and Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae). For respondents: Mark A. Perry, Washington, D. C.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Stephanos Bibas University of Pennsylvania Law School(215) 746-2297
    Counsel of RecordSupreme Court Clinic
3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
sbibas@law.upenn.edu
Party name: Paula Petrella
Attorneys for Respondents:
Mark A. Perry Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
mperry@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., et al.
 
Robert J. Catalano Loeb & Loeb LLP(310) 282-2000
10100 Santa Monica Blvd.
Suite 2200
Los Angeles, CA  90067
rcatalano@loeb.com
Party name: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., et al.
Other:
H. Christopher Bartolomucci Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
cbartolomucci@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Robin Cooper Feldman University of California(415) 565-4661
Hastings College of the Law
200 McAllister St.
San Francisco, CA  94102
feldmanr@uchastings.edu
Party name: Professor Robin Feldman, et al.
 
Peter Jaszi Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law(202) 274-4216
Washington College of Law AU
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20016
pjaszi@wcl.american.edu
Party name: Ralph Oman, Former Register of Copyrights of the United States
 
Lara Meredith Krieger Law office lf Lara M. Krieger(310) 859-7811
2029 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA  90067
lkrieger@larakriegerlaw.com
Party name: T. Leigh Anenson
 
Douglas Laycock University of Virginia School of Law(434) 243-8546
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA  22903
dlaycock@virginia.edu
Party name: Douglas Laycock, et al.
 
Robert C. Lind Professor of Law and Director Emeritus(213) 738-6785
Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90010
amicusproject@swlaw.edu
Party name: Southwestern Law Students Orly David, and Andrew Pruitt, and Profesors Robert C. Lind and Michael M. Epstein
 
Nancy J. Mertzel Schoeman Updike Kaufman Stern & Ascher LLP(212) 661-5030
551 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY  10176
nmertzel@schoeman.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
Christopher A. Mohr Meyer Klipper & Mohr PLLC(202) 637-0850
923 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
chrismohr@mkmdc.com
Party name: Authors Guild, Inc., et al.
 
John Caviness O'Quinn Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5200
655 15th St. NW
Washington, DC  20005
john.oquinn@kirkland.com
Party name: Association for Competitive Technology
 
Benjamin G. Robbins New England Legal Foundation(617) 695-3660
150 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA  02111-2504
benrobbins@nelfonline.org
Party name: New England Legal Foundation
 
E. Joshua Rosenkranz Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(212) 506-5380
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019-6142
jrosenkranz@orrick.com
Party name: Dish Network L.L.C., et al.
 
Nicole A. Saharsky Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-2201
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: the United States
 
Steven William Smyrski 3310 Airport Ave., SW(310) 397-9118
Santa Monica, CA  90405
steve@smyrski.com
Party name: Califorina Society of Entertainment Lawyers
 
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: the United States
 
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: The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., et al.
 
John Michael Weston President of the DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar(319) 365-1184
Lederer Weston Craig PLC
118 Third Ave. SE
Suite 700
Cedar Rapids, IA  52406-0000
mwestonlwclawyers.com
Party name: Dri-The Voice of the Defense Bar