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Docket for 12-398
No. 12-398
Title:
Association for Molecular Pathology, et al., Petitioners
v.
Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al.
Docketed:October 1, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2010-1406)
  Decision Date:August 16, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 25 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 31, 2012)
Oct 3 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Oct 24 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Women's Health Network, et al filed.
Oct 26 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Academics in Law, Medicine, Health Policy and Clinical Genetics filed.
Oct 30 2012 Brief amicus curiae of AARP filed.
Oct 30 2012 Brief amici curiae of Cancer Council Australia, et al. filed.
Oct 31 2012 Brief of respondents Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 31 2012 Brief amici curiae of Kali N. Murray and Erika R. George filed.
Oct 31 2012 Brief amici curiae of Canavan Foundation, et al. filed.
Oct 31 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Medical Association, et al. filed.
Nov 9 2012 Reply of petitioners Association for Molecular Pathology, et al. filed.
Nov 13 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.
Nov 30 2012 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Jan 2 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jan 3 2013 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 24, 2013.
Jan 3 2013 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including March 7, 2013.
Jan 24 2013 Joint appendix filed. (2 volumes) (Statement of costs received).
Jan 24 2013 Brief of petitioners Association for Molecular Pathology, et al. filed.
Jan 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Juhasz Law Firm, P.C. in support of neither party filed.
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Medical Association, et al. filed.
Jan 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of GeneDx and Law Professors filed.
Jan 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Women's Health Network, et al. filed.
Jan 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Federation Internationale Des Conseils En Propriete Intellectuelle in support of neither party filed.
Jan 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Academics in Law, Medicine, Health Policy and Clinical Genetics in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of CLS Bank International in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amici curiae of International Center for Technology Assessment, et al. filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Genformatic LLC filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of James D. Watson, Ph.D. in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amici curiae of Fifteen Law professors filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Sigram Schindler Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of AARP filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amici curiae of Kali N. Murray and Erika R. George filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Institute of Professional Representatives Before the European Patent Office (EPI) in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amici curiae of Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and Prof. D. Brian Scarnecchia filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Eric S. Lander in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amici curiae of Canavan Foundation, et al. filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Eileen M. Kane filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Knowledge Ecology International filed.
Jan 31 2013 Brief amicus curiae of InVitae Corporation filed.
Feb 11 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 15, 2013
Feb 14 2013 CIRCULATED
Mar 7 2013 Brief of respondents Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2013 Brief amici curiae of Animal Health Institute and Merial Limited filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 13 2013 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit. (3 boxes)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amici curiae of Association of American Physicians & Surgeons, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Federal Circuit Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of NanoBusiness Commercialization Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amici curiae of Genetech, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of CropLife International filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Coalition for 21st Century Medicine filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Target Discovery, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Boston Patent Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Immatics Biotechnologies, GmbH filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Venture Capital Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amici curiae of University of Baltimore/Johns Hopkins University Center for Medicine & Law, et al. filed.
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of MPEG LA, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Amicus Brief Clinic of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Jeffrey A. Lefstin filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Lynch Syndrome International filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amici curiae of Drs. Larry Geier, William Harb, Adam Ofer, and Donald Aptekar filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of InHouse Patent Counsel, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amici curiae of Gilead Sciences, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2013 Response of respondents' to motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 18 2013 Response of petitioners' to motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Apr 1 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: 25 minutes for petitioners, 10 minutes for the Solicitor General, and 30 minutes for respondents.
Apr 2 2013 Reply of petitioners Association for Molecular Pathology, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 5 2013 Record from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York is electronic.
Apr 15 2013 Argued. For petitioners: Christopher A. Hansen, New York, N. Y. For United States, as amicus curiae: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Gregory A Castanias, Washington, D. C.
Jun 13 2013 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined, and in which Scalia, J., joined in part. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment.
Jul 15 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 29 2013 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for Federal Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Christopher A. Hansen American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2606
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY  10004
chansen@aclu.org
Party name: Association for Molecular Pathology, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Gregory A. Castanias Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
gcastanias@jonesday.com
Party name: Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al.
Other:
Bruce D. Abramson One Embarcadero Center Suite 400(202)-299-4171
San Francisco, CA  94111
bruce.abramson@rimonlaw.com
Party name: University of Baltimore/Johns Hopkins University Center for Medicine & Law, et al.
 
Lori B. Andrews Chicago-Kent College of Law(312)-906-5359
Illinois Institute of Technology
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL  60661
landrews@kentlaw.edu
Party name: American Medical Association, et al.
 
William Paul Atkins Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw LLP(703) 905-2000
1650 Tysons Blvd.
McLean, VA  22102
william.atkins@pillsburylaw.com
Party name: InVitae Corporation
 
Andrew S. Baluch Foley & Lardner LLP(202) 672-5589
3000 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20007
abaluch@foley.com
Party name: NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
 
Laurel G. Bellows President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60054
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Erik Paul Belt McCarter & English LLP(617) 449-6500
265 Franklin Street
Boston, MA  02110
ebelt@mccarter.com
Party name: Boston Patent Law Association
 
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
 
Kurt G. Calia Covington & Burling(650)-632-4700
333 Twin Dolphin Dr., Suite 700
Redwood Shores, CA  94065
kcalia@cov.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
Krista L. Cox Knowledge Ecology International(202)-332-2670
1621 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 500
Washington, DC  20009
Krista.cox@keionline.org
Party name: Association for Molecular Pathology, et al. v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al.
 
Matthew James Dowd Wiley Rein LLP(202)-719-7343
1776 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
mdowd@wileyrein.com
Party name: James D. Watson, Ph.D. in support of neither party
 
Aaron X. Fellmeth 8060 E. Mercer Lane (480)-727-8575
Scottsdale, AZ  85260
aaron.fellmeth@asu.edu
Party name: GeneDx and law professors
 
David P. Felsher 488 Madison Avenue(212) 308-8505
New York, NY  10022
dflaw@earthlink.net
Party name: Association of American Physicians & Surgeons, et al.
 
David S. Forman 901 New York Ave., NW(202) 408-4000
Washington, DC  20001-4413
david.forman@finnegan.com
Party name: Target Discovery, Inc.
 
Debra L. Greenfield University of California,Los Angeles(310) 267-4990
Institute for Society & Genetics
1323 Rolfe Hall, Box 957221
Los Angeles, CA  90095
dgreenf@ucla.edu
Party name: National Women's Health Network, et al.
 
Matthew S. Hellman Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Ave., N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
mhellman@jenner.com
Party name: Drs. Larry Geier, William Harb, Adam Ofer, and Donald Aptekar
 
John Lawrence Hendricks Hitchcock Evert LLP(214) 953-1111
750 North St. Paul Street
Suite 1110
Dallas, TX  75201
jhendricks@hitchcockevert.com
Party name: Canavan Foundation, et al.
 
Robert James Henry Law Offices of Larry Frierson(707) 942-5801
3265 Lake Country Highway
Calistoga, CA  94515
lfriersonlaw@gmail.com
Party name: Cancer Council Australia, et al.
 
Chidambaram S. Iyer Sughrue Mion, PLLC(202) 293-7060
2100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC  20037
ciyer@sughrue.com
Party name: Sigram Schindler Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH in support of neither party
 
Judy de Leon Jarecki-Black Merial (678)-427-2048
3239 Satellite Blvd
Duluth, GA  30096
judy.jarecki@merial.com
Party name: Animal Health Institute and Merial Limited
 
Barbara A. Jones AARP Foundation Litigation(626) 585-2628
200 So. Los Robles
Suite 400
Pasadena, CA  91101
bjones@aarp.org
Party name: AARP
 
Daryl L. Joseffer King & Spalding LLP(202) 737-0500
1700 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
djoseffer@kslaw.com
Party name: MPEG LA, LLC
 
Paul R. Juhasz 1100 Westheimer Rd., Suite 1100(713)-260-9643
Houston, TX  77082
pjuhasz@patenthorizon.com
Party name: Juhasz Law Firm, P.C. in support of neither party
 
Eileen Marie Kane Penn State Dickinson School of Law(814) 836-3166
328 Katz Building
University Park, PA  16802
emk17@psu.edu
Party name: Professor Eileen M. Kane
 
J. Timothy Keane Harness Dickey & Pierce PLC(314)-726-7518
7700 Bonhomme Ave., Suite 400
St.Louis, MO  63105
tkeane@hdp.com
Party name: Gilead Sciences, Inc., et al.
 
George A. Kimbrell Center for Food Safety(415) 826-2770
303 Sacramento Street, 2nd Fl.
San Francisco, CA  94111
gkimbrell@icta.org
Party name: International Center for Technology Assessment, et al.
 
Jeffrey A. Lamken MoloLamken LLP(202) 556-2000
The Watergate, Suite 660
600 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20037
jlamken@mololamken.com
Party name: Coalition for 21st Century Medicine
 
Claire Laporte Foley Hoag LLP(617) 832-1000
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02210
claporte@foleyhoag.com
Party name: Federal Circuit Bar Association
 
Kevin B. Laurence Stoel Rives LLP(801) 328-3131
201 South Main Street, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
kblaurence@stoel.com
Party name: Professor Jeffrey A. Lefstin
 
Roy I. Liebman 460 West 34th Street, 4th Floor(212) 340-0647
New York, NY  10001
rliebman@counselpress.com
Party name: Academics in Law, Medicine, Health Policy and Clinical Genetics in support of neither party
 
Ann M. McCrackin 1600 TCF Tower 121 South Eighth Street(612)-373-6900
Minneapolis, MN  55402
mccrackin@slwip.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Amicus Brief Clinic of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property
 
Matthew B. McFarlane 601 Lexington Avenue Suite 3400(212)-980-7442
New York, NY  10022
mbmcfarlane@rkmc.com
Party name: New York Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Kali Nicole Murray Marquette University Law School(414)-288-5486
1215 West Michigan Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202
kai.murray@mu.edu
Party name: Kali N. Murray and Erika R. George
 
Lynn H. Pasahow Fenwick & West(650) 988-8500
801 California Street
Mountain View, CA  94041
lpasahow@fenwick.com
Party name: National Venture Capital Association
 
Mark A. Perry Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
mperry@gibsondunn.com
Party name: CLS Bank International in support of neither party
 
Paul F. Prestia Ratner Prestia(610) 407-0700
Suite 301
1235 Westlakes Dr.
Brewyn, PA  19312
pprestia@ratnerprestia.com
Party name: Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Kristine L. Roberts 165 Madison Avenue Suite 2000(901)-577-8136
Memphis, TN  38103
klroberts@bakerdonelson.com
Party name: Immatics Biotechnologies, GmbH
 
Barbara R. Rudolph 901 New York Avenue NW (202)-408-4000
Washington, DC  20001-4413
barbara.rudolph@finnegan.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
Joshua D. Sarnoff DePaul University College of Law(312) 362-6326
25 E. Jackson
Chicago, IL  60604
jsarnoff@depaul.edu
Party name: Fifteen law professors
 
Gideon A. Schor Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.(212) 497-7700
1301 6th Avenue, 40th Floor
New York, NY  10019
gschor@wsgr.com
Party name: Eric S. Lander in support of neither party
 
Rochelle K. Seide RKS Consulting(954) 295-3512
21299 Harrow Court
Boca Raton, FL  33433
rseide21729@gmail
Party name: InHouse Patent Counsel, LLC
 
Sarah M. Shalf Emory Law School (404) 712-4652
Supreme Court Advocacy Project
1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA  30322
sarah.shalf@emory.edu
Party name: Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and Prof. D. Brian Scarnecchia
 
Jonathan E. Singer Fish & Richardson PC3200 RBC Plaza(612) 335-5070
60 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402
singer@fr.com
Party name: Dr. Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty
 
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
 
Earl Landers Vickery 3007 Dancy Street (512) 435-6666
Austin, TX  78722
lanny@grandecom.net
Party name: Genformatic LLC
 
Maxim H. Waldbaum Eaton & Van Winkle(212) 779-9910
3 Park Ave.
New York, NY  10016
mwaldbaum@evw.com
Party name: Federation Internationale Des Conseils En Propriete Intellectuelle in support of neither party
 
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: Biotechnology Industry Organization
 
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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