Docket for 12-786
No. 12-786
Vide 12-800, 12-960, 12-970
Title:
Limelight Networks, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al.
Docketed:January 2, 2013
Linked with 12A482
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2009-1372, 2009-1380, 2009-1416, 2009-1417, 2010-1291)
  Decision Date:August 31, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 13 2012 Application (12A482) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 29, 2012 to December 29, 2012, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Nov 15 2012 Application (12A482) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 28, 2012.
Dec 28 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 1, 2013)
Jan 3 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 23 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 4, 2013.
Feb 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Altera Corporation, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Google, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of CTIA - The Wireless Association, et al filed. VIDED.
Feb 27 2013 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 3, 2013.
Apr 3 2013 Brief of respondents Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
May 20 2013 Reply of petitioner Limelight Networks, Inc. filed.
May 21 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 6, 2013.
Jun 10 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 13, 2013.
Jun 17 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 24 2013 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in these cases (see No. 12-960) expressing the views of the United States. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 10 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Dec 23 2013 Supplemental brief of respondents Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 24 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 10 2014 Petition GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jan 17 2014 Justice Alito is no longer recused in this case.
Jan 31 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 11 2014 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Feb 18 2014 Record received from U.S.D.C. Massachusetts is electronic and located on PACER.
Feb 19 2014 Brief amici curiae of Ten Intellectual Property Law Professors filed.
Feb 19 2014 Brief amici curiae of Patent and Intellectual Property Law Scholars filed.
Feb 24 2014 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Feb 24 2014 Brief of petitioner Limelight Networks, Inc. filed.
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Altera Corporation, et al. filed.
Feb 28 2014 Brief amici curiae of Newegg and L.L. Bean filed.
Feb 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Microsoft Corporation filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amici curiae of The Clearing House, et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amici curiae of Cargill, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of International Business Machines Corp. in support of neither party filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amici curiae of Google, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association in support of neither party filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of CTIA - The Wireless Association filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Conejo Valley Bar Association in support of neither party filed. (Distributed)
Mar 3 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The American Bar Association in support of neither party filed. (Distributed)
Mar 6 2014 Record received from U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit is electronic. (Not on PACER)
Mar 10 2014 CIRCULATED.
Mar 20 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 26 2014 Brief of respondents Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association ("AIPLA") filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2014 Brief amici curiae of Bally Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Eli Lilly and Company filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Robert Mankes filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amici curiae of Myriad Genetics, Inc., and Genomic Health, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief amicus curiae of William Mitchell College of Law Intellectual Property Institute filed. (Distribnuted)
Apr 18 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Apr 22 2014 Reply of petitioner Limelight Networks, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 30 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Aaron M. Panner, Washington, D. C.; and Ginger D. Anders, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.
Jun 2 2014 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jul 7 2014 Judgment issued.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Aaron M. Panner Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
    Counsel of Record1615 M Street, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
apanner@khhte.com
Party name: Limelight Networks, Inc.
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: Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al.
 
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: Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al.
Other:
Mark J. Abate Goodwin Proctor LLP(212)-813-8800
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY  10018
mabate@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: International Business Machines Corp. in support of neither party
 
Ginger D. Anders Assistant to the Solicitor General
Solicitor General's Office
Department of Justice
Washington,, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Anthony J. Biller Coats & Bennett, PLLC(919) 854-1844
1400 Crescent Green
Suite 300
Cary, NC  27518
abiller@coatsandbennett.com
Party name: Robert Mankes
 
Peter J. Brann Brann & Issacson(207) 786-3566
184 Main Street, P.O. Box 3070
Lewiston, ME  04243-3070
pbrann@brannlaw.com
Party name: Newegg and L.L. Bean
 
Scott A.M. Chambers Patton Boggs(202) 457-6000
2550 M Street, NW
Washington, DC  20037
schambers@pattonboggs.com
Party name: Biotechnology Industry Organization
 
Shubha Ghosh University of Wisconsin Law School(608)-262-1679
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI  53706
ghosh7@wisc.edu
Party name: Patent and Intellectual Property Law Scholars
 
Timothy R. Holbrook Emory University, School of Law(404) 712-0353
1301 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA  30322
tholbrook@emory.edu
Party name: Ten Intellectual Property Law Professors
 
Benjamin G. Jackson Myriad Genetics, Inc.(801) 584-3600
320 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT  84108
bjackson@myriad.com
Party name: Myriad Genetics, Inc., and Genomic Health, Inc.
 
Jeffrey I. D. Lewis Paterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP(212) 336-2000
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association ("AIPLA")
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004-2401
rlong@cov.com
Party name: The Clearing House, et al.
 
Matthew D. McGill Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
Mmcgill@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Microsoft Corporation
 
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: CTIA - The Wireless Association, et al
 
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
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
Adrian M. Pruetz Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard(310) 553-3000
10250 Constellation Boulevard
19th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90067
apruetz@gkaserweil
Party name: Bally Technologies, Inc., et al.
 
Julie P. Samuels 815 Eddy Street (415) 436-9333
San Francisco, CA  94109
julie@eff.org
Party name: Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Jerry R. Selinger Patterson & Sheridan LLP(214) 272-0957
1700 Pacific Avenue
Suite 2650
Dallas, TX  75201
jselinger@pattersonsheridan.com
Party name: Altera Corporation, et al.
 
Steven C. Sereboff SoCal IP Law Group LLP(805)-230-1350
310 N. Westlake Blvd., Suite 120
Westlake Village, CA  91362
ssereboff@socalip.com
Party name: Conejo Valley Bar Association in support of neither party
 
Pratik A. Shah Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
pshah@akingump.com
Party name: CTIA - The Wireless Association
 
James R. Silkenat President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60654
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: The American Bar Association in support of neither party
 
Mark Jordan Stewart Lilly Corporate Center 317-276-0280
940S. East Street, Dock 88
Indianapolis, IN  46285
markstewart@lilly.com
Party name: Eli Lilly and Company
 
Kathleen M. Sullivan Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP(212) 849-7000
51 Madison Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10010
kathleensullivan@quinnemanuel.com
Party name: Google, Inc., et al.
 
Robert P. Taylor Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
555 Twelfth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004-1206
RobertTaylor@porter.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Owners Association in support of neither party
 
Aaron D. Van Oort Faegre Baker Daniels LLP(612) 766-8138
2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402-3901
aaron.vanoort@faegrebd.com
Party name: Cargill, Inc., et al.
 
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