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Docket for 13-298
No. 13-298
Title:
Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd., Petitioner
v.
CLS Bank International, et al.
Docketed:September 6, 2013
Linked with 13A95
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2011-1301)
  Decision Date:May 10, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 18 2013 Application (13A95) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 8, 2013 to September 6, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jul 22 2013 Application (13A95) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until September 6, 2013.
Sep 4 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 7, 2013)
Sep 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.
Sep 11 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 6, 2013.
Sep 13 2013 Letter of September 13, 2013, from counsel for respondents received.
Sep 13 2013 Consent to filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for petitioner Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd..
Oct 4 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Dale R. Cook filed.
Oct 4 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amici curiae of Trading Technologies International, et al. filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Sigram Schindler Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amici curiae of Professor Lee Hollaar, and Peter K. Trzyna in support of neither party filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Gibbons Institute of Law, Science and Technology in support of neither party filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amici curiae of Accenture Global Services, GmbH, et al. filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.- USA filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed.
Oct 7 2013 Brief amici curiae of Students of Patent Law filed.
Nov 6 2013 Brief of respondents CLS Bank International, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 19 2013 Reply of petitioner Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. filed.
Nov 20 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 6, 2013.
Dec 6 2013 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 11 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Dec 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 8 2014 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 31, 2014
Jan 14 2014 Record received from U.S.D.C. District of Columbia. The record is electronic.
Jan 16 2014 Record received from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit. 1 Box.
Jan 21 2014 Joint appendix (3 volumes) filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 21 2014 Brief of petitioner Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. filed.
Jan 22 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Retailers in support of neither party filed.
Jan 23 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Dale R. Cook filed.
Jan 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Paul R. Michel in support of neither party filed.
Jan 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property in support of neither party filed.
Jan 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Lee Hollaar, and Peter K. Trzyna in support of neither party filed.
Jan 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Proove Biosciences, Inc. in support of neither party filed.
Jan 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Jan 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of James B. Lampert, and David A. Chavous in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Sigram Schindler Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of International Business Machines Corporation in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amici curiae of Trading Technologies International, Inc., et al. filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amici curiae of Professor Robin Feldman, and U.C. Hastings Institute for Innovation Law, in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of SHFL entertainment, Inc. in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Brian R. Galvin in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Conejo Valley Bar Association in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Margo Livesay Ph.D. in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of IEEE-USA in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Association of the Bar of the City of New York in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Advanced Biological Laboratories, SA filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Ronald M. Benrey in support of neither party filed.
Jan 28 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed.
Feb 3 2014 CIRCULATED.
Feb 11 2014 Letter received from counsel for amicius curiae Ronald M. Benrey proposing a lodging of the book entitled "Understanding Digital Computers" (1964). Distributed.
Feb 20 2014 Brief of respondents CLS Bank International, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The Juhasz Law Firm, P.C. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2014 Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2014 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Liberties Union filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2014 Brief amici curiae of Law, Business, and Economics Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Red Hat, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Tony Dutra filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of BSA / The Software Alliance filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of RichRelevance, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Software Freedom Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Professors Peter S. Menell and Jeffrey A. Lefstin filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Microsoft Corporation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Checkpoint Software, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Google Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Computer & Communications Industry Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Antitrust Institute filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of The Clearing House Association L.L.C., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2014 Reply of petitioner Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 21 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 31 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Mark A. Perry, Washington, D. C.; and Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 19 2014 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Ginsburg and Breyer, JJ., joined.
Jul 21 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED
Jul 22 2014 Record has been returned for U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd.
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: CLS Bank International, et al.
Other:
Michael Barclay Electronic Frontier Foundation(415) 436-9333
815 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA  94109
michael@eff.org
Party name: Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Steven F. Borsand Trading Technologies International(312) 476-1018
222 South Riverside Plaza
Suite1100
Chicago, IL  60606
steve.borsand@tradingtechnologies.com
Party name: Trading Technologies International, et al.
 
Peter J. Brann Brann & Issacson(207) 786-3566
184 Main Street, P.O. Box 3070
Lewiston, ME  04243-3070
pbrann@brannlaw.com
Party name: Retailers in support of neither party
 
William Henry Burgess IV. Kirkland & Ellis, LLP(202)-879-5957
655 Fifteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
wburgess@kirkland.com
Party name: The Clearing House Association L.L.C., et al.
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: International Business Machines Corporation in support of niether party
 
Dale R. Cook ICT Law & Techology LLC(253) 324-7423
918 South Horton Street
Suite 717
Seattle, WA  98134
dale@diazcook.com
Party name: Dale R. Cook
 
Charles J. Cooper Cooper & Kirk, PLLC(202) 220-9600
1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
ccooper@cooperkirk.com
Party name: Trading Technologies International, Inc., et al. in support of neither party
 
David E. De Lorenzi Gibbons PC(973) 596-4500
One Gateway Center
Newark, NJ  07102-5310
ddelorenzi@gibbonslaw.com
Party name: Gibbons Institute of Law, Science and Technology in support of neither party
 
Patrick R. Delaney Patrick R. Delaney, Esq.(703) 628-7074
110 CarlisleDrive
Silver Spring, MD  20904
patrickrdelaney@gmail.com
Party name: Proove Biosciences, Inc. in support of neither party
 
Charles Duan Public Knowledge(202) 861-0020
1818 N Street, NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC  20036
cduan@publicknowledge.org
Party name: Public Knowledge, et al.
 
Margaret M. Duncan McDermott, Will & Emery LLP (312) 372-2000
227 West Monroe Street
Suite 4400
Chicago, IL  60606
mduncan@mwe.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago in support of neither party
 
Antonio Dutra 2425 L. Street, NW #126(703)-341-3926
Washington, DC  20037
tonydutra@comcast.net
Party name: Tony Dutra
 
David Bartley Eppenauer Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP(425) 765-0650
701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 6800
Redmond, WA  98072
beppenauer@shb.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Owners Association
 
David Bartley Eppenauer Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP(425) 765-0650
701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 6800
Redmond, WA  98104
Party name: Intellectual Property Owners Association
 
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, and U.C. Hastings Institute for Innovation Law, in support of neither party
 
Charles Hieken Fish & Richardson PC(617) 542-5070
One Marina Park Drive
Boston, MA  02210
heiken@fr,com
Party name: Paul R. Michel in support of neither party
 
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
 
J. Michael Jakes Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP(202) 408-4000
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001-4413
mike.jakes@finnegan.com
Party name: Accenture Global Services, GmbH, et al.
 
William M. Jay Goodwin Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
901 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
wjay@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: RichRelevance, Inc., et al.
 
Daryl L. Joseffer King & Spalding LLP(202) 737-0500
1700 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
djoseffer@kslaw.com
Party name: Google Inc., et al.
 
Paul R. Juhasz 1100 Westheimer Rd., Suite 1100(713)-260-9643
Houston, TX  77082
pjuhasz@patenthorizon.com
Party name: The Juhasz Law Firm, P.C.
 
Chris J. Katopis 1308 Clifton Street, N.W.(202) 200-9490
Washington, DC  20009
chriskatopis@gmail.com
Party name: IEEE-USA in support of neither party
 
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: Microsoft Corporation, et al.
 
James Blaine Lampert 148 Washington Street(978) 208-0404
Duxbury, MA  02332
james.lampert@comcast.net
Party name: James B. Lampert, and David A. Chavous in support of neither party
 
Mark Lemley Durie Tangri LLP(415) 362-6666
217 Leidesdorff Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
mlemley@durietangri.com
Party name: Checkpoint Software, Inc., et al.
 
Matthew A. Levy Computer & Communications Industry Association(202) 783-0070
900 17th Strett, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006
mlevy@ccianet.org
Party name: Computer & Communications Industry Association
 
Rory K. Little University of California(415) 565-4669
Hastings College of Law
200 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
littler@uchastings.edu
Party name: Students of Patent Law
 
Margo Livesay Livesay IP Law LLC(202)-684-8685
888 16th Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC  20006
margo@livesay-IP.com
Party name: Margo Livesay Ph.D. in support of neither party
 
Charles R. Macedo Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP(212)-336-8000
90 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10016
cmacedo@arelaw.com
Party name: New York Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
Peter S. Menell Koret Professor of Law and Director(510) 642-5489
Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
UC Berkeley School of Law
Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA  94720
pmenell@law.berkeley.edu
Party name: Professors Peter S. Menell and Jeffrey A. Lefstin
 
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: Association of the Bar of the City of New York in support of neither party
 
Eben Moglen Software Freedom Law Center(212) 461-1900
1995 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY  10023
moglen@softwarefreedom.org
Party name: Software Freedo Law Center, et al.
 
Sandra S. Park American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-7871
125 Broad Street 18th Floor
New York, NY  10004
spark@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union
 
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 .
 
Adrian M. Pruetz Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard(310) 553-3000
10250 Constellation Boulevard
19th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90067
apruetz@gkaserweil
Party name: SHFL entertainment, Inc. nin support of niether party
 
Roy Allison Horan Rainey Law Office of Roy Rainey PLLC(360) 692-0777
4102 NW Anderson Hill Rd.
Silverdale, WA  98383-9407
roy@royraineylaw.com
Party name: Brian R. Galvin in support of neither party
 
Robert R. Sachs Fenwick & West LLP(415) 875-2300
555 California Street
12th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94105
rsachs@fenwick.com
Party name: Ronald M. Benrey in support of neither party
 
Julie P. Samuels 815 Eddy Street (415) 436-9333
San Francisco, CA  94109
julie@eff.org
Party name: Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Jason M. Schultz NYU School of Law(212) 992-7365
245 Sullivan Street, 609
New York, NC  10012
jason.schultz@exchange.law.nyu.edu
Party name: Law, Business, and Economics Scholars
 
Jerry R. Selinger Patterson & Sheridan LLP(214) 272-0957
1700 Pacific Avenue
Suite 2650
Dallas, TX  75201
jselinger@pattersonsheridan.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
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
 
Randy M. Stutz American Antitrust Institute(202)-905-5420
2919 Ellicott Street, NW
Washington, DC  20008
rsturz@antitrustinstitute.org
Party name: American Antitrust Institute
 
Philip C. Swain Foley Hoag LLP(617) 832-1000
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02210
pswain@foleyhoag.com
Party name: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property in support of neither party
 
Robert H. Tiller Red Hat, Inc.(919) 754-4232
100 East Davie Street
Raleigh, NC  27601
rtiller@redhat.com
Party name: Red Hat, Inc.
 
Peter Karol Trzyna 195 North Harbor Drive312-240-0824
5403
Chicago, IL  60601
pkt-law@sbcglobal.net
Party name: Professor Lee Hollaar, and Peter K. Trzyna in support of neither party
 
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
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