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Docket for 13-720
No. 13-720
Title:
Stephen Kimble, et al., Petitioners
v.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, Successor to Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
Docketed:December 17, 2013
Linked with 13A304
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(11-15605)
  Decision Date:July 16, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 23 2013 Application (13A304) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 14, 2013 to December 13, 2013, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Sep 27 2013 Application (13A304) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until December 13, 2013.
Dec 13 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 16, 2014)
Jan 13 2014 Waiver of right of respondent Marvel Enterprises, Inc. to respond filed.
Jan 15 2014 Brief amici curiae of Center for Intellectual Property Research of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, et al. filed.
Jan 22 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Jan 23 2014 Response Requested . (Due February 24, 2014)
Feb 12 2014 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 26, 2014.
Feb 18 2014 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 27, 2014.
Feb 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, et al. filed.
Feb 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago filed.
Mar 12 2014 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 23, 2014.
Apr 23 2014 Brief of respondent Marvel Enterprises, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 12 2014 Reply of petitioners Stephen Kimble, et al. filed.
May 13 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 29, 2014.
Jun 2 2014 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Oct 30 2014 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Nov 18 2014 Supplemental brief of petitioners Stephen Kimble, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 19 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2014.
Dec 8 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 12, 2014.
Dec 12 2014 Petition GRANTED.
Jan 20 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 28, 2015.
Jan 26 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 28 2015 Brief of petitioners Stephen Kimble, et al. filed.
Feb 2 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Feb 3 2015 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.
Feb 3 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Association of the Bar of the City of New York in support of neither party filed.
Feb 3 2015 Record from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of University of Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of BioTime, Inc. filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of Professor Robin Feldman, et al. in support of neither party filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago in support of neither party filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association ("NYIPLA") filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of Center for Intellectual Property Research of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, et al. filed.
Feb 12 2015 CIRCULATED
Feb 27 2015 Brief of respondent Marvel Enterprises, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Nautilus, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Public Knowledge filed. (Distributed)
Mar 6 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 6 2015 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Mar 6 2015 Proposal to lodge copies of two letters from counsel for petitioners.
Mar 6 2015 Brief amicus curiae of William Mitchell College of Law Intellectual Property Institute filed. (Distributed)
Mar 6 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Mar 9 2015 Letter from counsel for respondent opposing petitioner's lodging proposal.
Mar 20 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 24 2015 Reply of petitioners Stephen Kimble, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2015 Argued. For petitioners: Roman Melnik, Los Angeles, Cal. For respondent: Thomas G. Saunders, Washington, D. C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Roman Melnik Goldberg Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP(310) 307-4500
    Counsel of Record11400 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 400
Los Angeles, CA  90064
melnik@glwllp.com
Party name: Stephen Kimble, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
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: Marvel Entertainment, LLC, Successor to Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
 
David Fleischer Haynes and Boone, LLP(212) 659-4989
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 26th Floor
New York, NY  10112
Party name: Marvel Entertainment, LLC, Successor to Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
 
Thomas G. Saunders Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP(202) 663-6536
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
thomas.saunders@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Marvel Entertainment, LLC, Successor to Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
Other:
David L. Applegate Williams Montgomery & John Ltd.(312) 443-3200
6100 Willis Tower
233 South Wqcker Drive
Chicago, IL  60606
dla@willmont.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago 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
 
Robin C. 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. in support of neither party
 
Mark David Janis Indiana University Maurer School of Law818 855-1205
211 S. Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405
mdjanis@indiana.edu
Party name: Center for Intellectual Property Research of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, et al.
 
Jeffrey I. D. Lewis Paterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP(212) 336-2000
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
jidlewis@pbwt.com
Party name: New York Intellectual Property Law Association ("NYIPLA")
 
David Lieberworth Garvey, Schubert, Barer(206) 464-3939
1191 Second Avenue, Eighteenth Floor
Seattle, WA  98101-2939
dlieberworth@gsblaw.com
Party name: Nautilus, Inc.
 
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
 
Brian P. O'Shaughnessy RatnerPrestia(202) 715-2898
1250 I Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20005
boshaughnessy@ratnerprestia.com
Party name: Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Fiona A. Schaeffer Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP(212) 530-5000
One Chase Manhattan Plaza
New York, NY  10005
fschaeffer@milbank.com
Party name: Association of the Bar of the City of New York in support of neither party
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6060
1099 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Robert H. Stier Jr. Pierce Atwood LLP(617) 488-8000
100 Summer Street, Suite 2250
Boston, MA  02110
rstier@pierceatwood.com
Party name: BioTime, Inc.
 
Harvey M. Stone Schlam Stone & Dolan LLP(212) 344-5400
26 Broadway
New York, NY  10004
hms@schlamstone.com
Party name: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, et al.
 
Robert P. Taylor RPT Legal Strategies PC(415) 447-3975
2443 Fillmore Street #332
San Francisco, CA  94115
robert.taylor@rptstrategies.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Owners 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
 
Donald R. Ware Foley Hoag LLP(617) 832-1167
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02210-2600
dware@foleyhoag.com
Party name: University of Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories
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