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Docket for 13-896
No. 13-896
Title:
Commil USA, LLC, Petitioner
v.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Docketed:January 28, 2014
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2012-1042)
  Decision Date:June 25, 2013
  Rehearing Denied:October 25, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 23 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 27, 2014)
Feb 3 2014 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 31, 2014.
Mar 31 2014 Brief of respondent Cisco Systems, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 6 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 22, 2014.
May 27 2014 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Oct 16 2014 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Oct 31 2014 Supplemental brief of respondent Cisco Systems, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Oct 31 2014 Reply of petitioner Commil USA, LLC filed. VIDED.
Nov 3 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 25, 2014.
Dec 1 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2014.
Dec 5 2014 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jan 20 2015 Brief of petitioner Commil USA, LLC filed.
Jan 20 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jan 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Gilead Sciences, Inc. filed.
Jan 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed.
Jan 27 2015 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jan 27 2015 Brief amicus curiae of AbbVie Inc. filed.
Jan 27 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Jan 27 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.
Jan 27 2015 Brief amicus curiae of MUSC Foundation for Research Development filed.
Jan 27 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization filed.
Feb 2 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Feb 3 2015 Record requested from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit.
Feb 4 2015 Record received from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Feb 12 2015 CIRCULATED
Feb 19 2015 Brief of respondent Cisco Systems, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 24 2015 Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed.
Feb 25 2015 Brief amici curiae of Sixteen Intellectual Property Law Professors filed. (Distributed).
Feb 26 2015 Brief amici curiae of EMC Corporation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Computer & Communications Industry Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2015 Brief amici curiae of DeLorme, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Generic Pharmaceutical Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Askeladden L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat filed. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Mar 20 2015 Reply of petitioner Commil USA, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2015 Argued. For petitioner: Mark S. Werbner, Dallas, Tex.; and Ginger D. Anders, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.
May 26 2015 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Ginsburg, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined, and in which Thomas, J., joined as to Parts II-B and III. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., joined. Breyer, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jun 29 2015 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Mark S. Werbner Sayles, Werbner(214) 939-8700
    Counsel of Record1201 Elm Street, Suite 4400
Dallas, TX  75270
mwerbner@swtriallaw.com
Party name: Commil USA, LLC
Attorneys for Respondent:
William F. Lee Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP(617) 526-6000
    Counsel of Record60 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
william.lee@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Cisco Systems, Inc.
 
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: Cisco Systems, Inc.
Other:
Ginger D. Anders Assistant to the Solicitor General
Solicitor General's Office
Department of Justice
Washington,, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Jonathan Band Jonathan Band PLLC(202) 296-5675
21 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC  20036
jband@policybandwidth.com
Party name: Computer & Communications Industry 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
 
Peter J. Brann Brann & Issacson(207) 786-3566
184 Main Street, P.O. Box 3070
Lewiston, ME  04243-3070
pbrann@brannlaw.com
Party name: DeLorme, et al.
 
Peter Joseph Corcoran III. Corcoran IP Law, PLLC(903) 701-2481
2509 Richmond Road, Suite 380
Texarkana, TX  75503
peter@corcoranip.com
Party name: MUSC Foundation for Research Development
 
Kevin J. Culligan Goodwin Procter LLP(212) 556-2112
The New York Times Bldg.
620 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY  10036
kculligan@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: Askeladden L.L.C.
 
Charles Duan Public Knowledge(202) 861-0020
1818 N St NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC  20036
cduan@publicknowledge.org
Party name: Public Knowledge, et al.
 
Timothy R. Holbrook Emory University, School of Law(404) 712-0353
1301 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA  30322
tholbrook@emory.edu
Party name: Sixteen Intellectual Property Law Professors
 
Thomas G. Hungar Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
thungar@gibsondunn.com
Party name: EMC Corporation, et al.
 
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: AbbVie Inc.
 
John T. Johnson Fish & Richardson P.C.(212)-765-5070
601 Lexington Ave., 52nd Fl.
New York, NY  10022
jjohnson@fr.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
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
 
William A. Rakoczy Rakoczy, Molino, Mazzochi, Siwik, LLP(312) 527-2157
6 West Hubbard Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL  60654
wrakoczy@rmmslegal.com
Party name: Generic Pharmaceutical Association
 
Vera Ranieri 815 Eddy Street (415) 436-9333
San Francisco, CA  94109
vera@eff.org
Party name: Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Jonathan E. Singer Fish & Richardson PC(612) 335-5070
3200 RBC Plaza
60 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402
singer@fr.com
Party name: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
 
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
 
Saurabh Vishnubhakat Duke University School of Law(919) 613-7428
210 Science Drive, Box 90362
Durham, NC  27708
vishnubhakat@law.duke.edu
Party name: Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat
 
Mark P. Walters Lowe Graham Jones, LLP(206) 381-3300
701 5th Ave., Suite 4800
Seattle, WA  98104
walters@lowegrahamjones.com
Party name: Biotechnology Industry Organization
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