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Docket for 14-1520
No. 14-1520
Title:
Stryker Corporation, et al., Petitioners
v.
Zimmer, Inc., et al.
Docketed:June 24, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2013-1668)
  Decision Date:December 19, 2014
  Rehearing Denied:March 23, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 22 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 24, 2015)
Jul 24 2015 Brief of respondents Zimmer, Inc., and Zimmer Surgical, Inc. in opposition filed.
Jul 24 2015 Brief amici curiae of Independent Inventor Groups filed. (Distributed)
Jul 24 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Nokia Technologies OY, and Nokia USA Inc. filed.
Aug 6 2015 Reply of petitioners Stryker Corporation, et al. filed.
Aug 12 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Oct 5 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2015.
Oct 13 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 16, 2015.
Oct 19 2015 Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 14-1513 is granted limited to Question 1 presented by the petition. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Nov 11 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Nov 19 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including December 9, 2015. VIDED
Nov 19 2015 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including January 13, 2016. VIDED
Dec 9 2015 Brief of petitioners Stryker Corporation, et al. filed.
Dec 9 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Dec 9 2015 Supplemental appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Dec 14 2015 Brief amici curiae of Mentor Graphics Corp., et al. in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 15 2015 Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, The Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Engine Advocacy in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amici curiae of Small Inventors filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Professors in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amici curiae of Nokia Technologies Oy and Nokia USA Inc. filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Innovention Toys, LLC filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Askeladden LLC in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Ericsson Inc. in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Mossoff in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Dec 23 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Jan 4 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit.
Jan 12 2016 Record received from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit is electronic and located on PACER with the exception of Joint Appendix Vols. 1-3.
Jan 13 2016 Brief of respondents Zimmer, Inc. and Zimmer Surgical, Inc. filed.
Jan 15 2016 CIRCULATED.
Jan 19 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Jan 20 2016 Joint motion for divided argument filed by respondents. VIDED.
Jan 20 2016 Brief amicus curiae of BSA I The Software Alliance filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amici curiae of Intel Corp., et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amici curiae of Dell, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amici curiae of Certain Members of Congress filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amicus curiae of EMC Corporation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amici curiae of Google Inc., et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2016 Brief amici curiae of Internet Companies filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 25 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. VIDED
Jan 25 2016 Joint motion for divided argument filed by respondents DENIED. VIDED
Feb 12 2016 Reply of petitioners Stryker Corporation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2016 Argued. For petitioners: Jeffrey B. Wall, Washington, D. C.; and Roman Martinez, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D. C. VIDED
Feb 23 2016 Letter dated February 18, 2016, amending the Corporate Disclosure Statement, received from counsel for respondent Zimmer, Inc. on February 23,2016. (Distributed)
Jun 13 2016 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Kennedy and Alito, JJ., joined.
Jul 15 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED
Jul 25 2016 AMENDED JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Jeffrey B. Wall Sullivan & Cromwell LLP(202) 956-7500
    Counsel of Record1700 New York Ave., N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC  20006
wallj@sullcrom.com
Party name: Stryker Corporation, et al.
 
Sharon Ann Hwang McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.(312) 775-8000
500 West Madison St., Suite 3400
Chicago, IL  60661
shwang@mcandrews-ip.com
Party name: Stryker Corporation, et al.
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: Zimmer, Inc. and Zimmer Surgical, Inc.
 
Donald R. Dunner Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP(202) 408-4060
901 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20001-4413
don.dunner@finnegan.com
Party name: Zimmer, Inc., and Zimmer Surgical, Inc.
 
Mark L. Hogge Dentons US LLP(202) 496-7500
1301 K Street, NW
East Tower, Suite 600
Washington, DC  20006
mark.hogge@dentons.com
Party name: Pulse Electronics, Inc., et al.
Other:
Andrew S. Baluch Strain & Strain PLLC(202) 621-1872
1455 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC  20004
abaluch@strainpllc.com
Party name: Independent Inventor Group
 
Andrew S. Baluch Strain & Strain PLLC(202) 621-1872
1455 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20004
abaluch@foley.com
Party name: Small Inventors
 
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 in support of neither party
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
500 New Jersey Ave., NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20001
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Google Inc., et al.
 
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 LLC in support of neither party
 
Matthew James Dowd Andrews Kurth LLP(202) 662-2700
1350 I Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
matthewdowd@andrewkurth.com
Party name: Professor Mossoff 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, The Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Engine Advocacy in support of neither party
 
John D. Haynes Alston & Bird LLP(404) 881-7000
1201 W. Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA  30309
john.haynes@alston.com
Party name: Nokia Technologies Oy and Nokia USA Inc.
 
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
 
Daniel Mark Lechleiter Faeger, Baker, Daniels, LLP(317) 237-0300
300 N. Meridian St., Suite 2700
Indianapolis, IN  46204
DML@FaegreBD.com
Party name: Certain Members of Congress
 
Mark Lemley Durie Tangri LLP(415) 362-6666
217 Leidesdorff Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
mlemley@durietangri.com
Party name: Internet Companies
 
Roman Martinez V. Assistant to the Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Mike McKool Jr. McKool Smith PC(214) 978-4900
300 Crescent Court
Suite 1500
Dallas, TX  75201
mmckool@mckoolsmith.com
Party name: Ericsson Inc. in support of neither party
 
James C. Otteson Arnold & Porter, LLP(650) 798-2920
Suite 110
1801 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA  94304
James.Otteson@aporter.com
Party name: Innovention Toys, LLC
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3127
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: BSA I The Software Alliance
 
Christopher B. Seaman 1 Denny Circle 540-458-8520
Lexington, VA  24450
seamanc@wlu.edu
Party name: Intellectual Property Professors in support of neither party
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connolly LLP(202) 434-5000
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: Intel Corp., et al.
 
Aaron M. Streett Baker Botts L.L.P.(713) 229-1855
910 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX  77002-4995
aaron.streett@bakerbotts.com
Party name: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
 
Daniel S. Stringfield 115 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3100 3125771300
Chicago, IL  60603
dstringfield@steptoe.com
Party name: Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party
 
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: Marvell Semiconductor, Inc.
 
Peter A. Sullivan Foley Hoag LLP(646) 927-5500
1540 Broadway, 23rd Floor
New York, NY  10036
psullivan@foleyhoag.com
Party name: American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
John Thorne Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel PLLC(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
jthorne@khhte.com
Party name: Dell, et al.
 
John D. Vandenberg Klarquist Sparkman LLP(503)-595-5300
121 S.W.Salmon Street
Suite 1600
Portland, OR  97204
john.vandenberg@klarquist.com
Party name: Mentor Graphics Corp., et al. 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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