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Docket for 15-1189
No. 15-1189
Title:
Impression Products, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Lexmark International, Inc.
Docketed:March 22, 2016
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2014-1617, 2014-1619)
  Decision Date:February 12, 2016
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 21 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 21, 2016)
Mar 25 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 23, 2016.
Mar 28 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party, or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Apr 20 2016 Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed.
Apr 20 2016 Brief amici curiae of Association of Service and Computer Dealers International, Inc., et al. filed.
Apr 21 2016 Brief amici curiae of Costco Wholesale Corporation, et al. filed.
Apr 21 2016 Brief amici curiae of Auto Care Association, et al. filed.
Apr 21 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Sandisk Corporation filed.
Apr 21 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Association of Medical Device Reprocessors filed.
Apr 21 2016 Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Property Professors, et al. filed.
Apr 21 2016 Brief amici curiae of Intel Corp., et al. filed.
May 23 2016 Brief of respondent Lexmark International, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 27 2016 Letter of May 27, 2016, received from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply brief pursuant to Rule 15.5.
May 31 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.
Jun 2 2016 Reply of petitioner Impression Products, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 20 2016 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Oct 12 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Nov 1 2016 Supplemental brief of respondent Lexmark International, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 3 2016 Supplemental brief of petitioner Impression Products, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 28 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Dec 2 2016 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 20 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent.
Jan 17 2017 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 17 2017 Brief of petitioner Impression Products, Inc. filed.
Jan 20 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Frederick M. Abbott. filed.
Jan 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed.
Jan 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Professor Robin Feldman, et al. filed.
Jan 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Association of Service and Computer Dealers International, Inc., et al. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of United States supporting reversal in part and vacatur in part filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Austin Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Costco Wholesale Corporation, et al. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Quanta Computer Inc. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Intel Corp., Dell Inc., and Vizio Inc. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Auto Care Association, et al. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Property Professors, et al. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Public Citizen, Inc. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Professors John F. Duffy and Richard M. Hynes in support of neither party filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Mitchell Hamline School of Law Intellectual Property Institute filed.
Feb 3 2017 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Feb 3 2017 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit.
Feb 16 2017 Brief of respondent Lexmark International, Inc. filed.
Feb 17 2017 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for enlargement of time for oral argument, for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, and for divided argument filed.
Feb 22 2017 CIRCULATED.
Feb 22 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Imaging Supplies Coalition filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2017 Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Medtronic PLC, and Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Qualcomm Incorporated filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of International Business Machines Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors Adam Mossoff and Gregory Dolin filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Boston Patent Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Biotechnology Innovation Organization, and CropLife International filed.
Feb 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Nokia Technologies Oy, and Nokia USA Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Plantronics, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Medical Device Manufacturers Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of 44 Law, Economics and Business Professors filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Interdigital, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed)
Mar 6 2017 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument is granted in part, and the time is to be divided as follows: 25 minutes for petitioner, 10 minutes for the Acting Solicitor General, and 30 minutes for respondent.
Mar 14 2017 Reply of petitioner Impression Products, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 21 2017 Argued. For petitioner: Andrew J. Pincus, Washington, D. C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Constantine L. Trela, Jr., Chicago, Ill.
Mar 21 2017 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit. The record is available on PACER, except for the Confidential Joint Appendix which was transmitted separately.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
    Counsel of Record1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Impression Products, Inc.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Constantine L. Trela Jr. Sidley Austin, LLP (312) 853-7293
    Counsel of RecordOne South Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL  60603
ctrela@sidley.com
Party name: Lexmark International, Inc.
Other:
Frederick Michael Abbott Florida State University(850) 644-1572
College of Law
425 W. Jefferson St.
Tallahassee, FL  32301
fabbott@law.fsu.edu
Party name: Professor Frederick M. Abbott.
 
Steven Anzalone Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5382
1700 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-3817
sansalone@winston.com
Party name: HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc.
 
Garrard R. Beeney Sullivan & Cromwell LLP(212) 558-4000
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004-2498
beeneyg@sullcrom.com
Party name: Dobly Laboratories, Inc..
 
Paul D. Clement Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5000
655 Fifteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
paul.clement@kirkland.com
Party name: International Business Machines Corporation
 
Kathleen A. Daley Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP LLP(202) 408-4000
901 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001-4413
kathleen.daley@finnegan.com
Party name: Medtronic PLC and Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
 
Mark S. Davies Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(202) 339-8400
1152 15th Street NW
Washington, DE  20005
mark.davies@orrick.com
Party name: Intel Corp., Dell Inc., and Vizio Inc.
 
Matthew James Dowd Dowd PLLC(202) 573-3853
1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 1025
Washington, DC  20006
mjdowd@dowdpollc.com
Party name: Professors John F. Duffy and Richard M. Hynes 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.
 
Robin C. Feldman Director of the Institute for Innovation Law(415) 565-4661
University of California
Hastings College of the Law
200 McAllister St.
San Francisco, CA  94102
feldmanr@uchastings.edu
Party name: Professor Robin Feldman, et al.
 
Barbara A. Fiacco Foley Hoag LLP(617) 832-1000
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02210
bfiacco@foleyhoag.com
Party name: Biotechnology Innovation Organization, and CropLife International
 
Seth D. Greenstein Constantine Cannon LLP(202) 204-3500
1001 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Suite 1300 North
Washington, DC  20004
sgreenstein@constantinecannon.com
Party name: Auto Care Association, et al.
 
Jeffrey L. Handwerker Arnold & Porter, Kaye, Scholer, LLP(202) 942-5000
601 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
jeffrey.handwerker@apks.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
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.
 
Steven A. Hirsch Keker & Van Nest LLP(415)-391-5400
633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
shirsch@kvn.com
Party name: Sandisk Corporation
 
Rachel C. Hughey Merchant & Gould PC(612) 336-4688
3200 IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402
rhughey@merchantgould.com
Party name: Plantronics, Inc.
 
Robert M. Isackson Venable LLP(202) 344-4000
575 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
rmIsackson@venable.com
Party name: Intellectual Property Owners Association
 
Miranda Yan Jones Heim Payne and Chorush LLP713-221-2000
Heritage Plaza
1111 Bagby , Suite 77002
Houston, TX  77002
mjones@hpcllp.com
Party name: Law Professors Adam Mossoff and Gregory Dolin
 
W. Douglas Kari Chief Legal Officer ASCDI/NATD(949) 936-2302
15330 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, CA  92618
doug.kari@arbitech.com
Party name: Association of Service and Computer Dealers International, Inc., et al.
 
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: Qualcomm Incorporated
 
Ariel N. Lavinbuk Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck , Untereiner & Sauber, LLP (202)-775-4500
1801 K St, NW
Suite 411L
Washington, DC  20006
alavinbuk@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Costco Wholesale Corporation, et al.
 
Noah Maxim Leibowitz Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP(212) 455-2000
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY  10017
nleibowitz@stblaw.com
Party name: New York Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Phillip Robert Malone Stanford Law School(650) 725-6369
Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305
pmalone@law.stanford.edu
Party name: Intellectual Property Professors, et al.
 
R. Carl Moy Mitchell Hamline School of Law(651) 290-6344
Intellectual Property Institute
875 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
Party name: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Intellectual Property Institute
 
Scott L. Nelson Public Citizen Litigation Group(202) 588-1000
1600 20th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20009
snelson@citizen.org
Party name: Public Citizen, Inc.
 
David W. O'Brien Haynes and Boone, LLP512-867-8457
600 Congress Avenue, Suite 1300
Austin, TX  78701-3285
david.obrien@haynesboone.com
Party name: Austin Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
 
Mark Schonfeld Burns & Levinson LLP(617) 345-3000
125 Summer Street
Boston, MA  02110
mschonfeld@burnslev.com
Party name: Imaging supplies Coalition.
 
Daniel Leavitt Shores Shores & Oliver, PC617-981-7833
One Boston Place, suite 2600
Boston, MA  02108
daniel.shores@shoresoliver.com
Party name: Boston Patent Law Association
 
Ted M. Sichelman University of San Diego School of Law(619) 260-7512
5998 Alcala Park
Guadalupe Hall
San Diego, CA  92110
tsichelman@sandiego.edu
Party name: 44 Law, Economics and Business Professors
 
David Sidney Steuer Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &Rosati650 Page Mill Road (650) 493-9300
Palo Alto, CA  94304
dsteuer@wsgr.com
Party name: Interdigital, Inc.
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Paul A. Stewart Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP(949) 760-0404
2040 Elm Street, 14th Floor
Irvine, CA  92614
paul.stewart@knobbe.com
Party name: Medical Device Manufacturers Association
 
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 Steptoe & Johnson LLP3125771300
115 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3100
Chicago, IL  60603
dstringfield@steptoe.com
Party name: Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party
 
Robert A. Surrette McAndrews, Held and Malloy, Ltd.(312)-775-8000
500 West Madison Street 34th Floor
Chicago, IL  60661
bsurrette@mcandrews-ip.com
Party name: The Association of Medical Device Reprocessors
 
Jeffrey B. Wall Acting 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
 
Peter J. Wied LTL Attorneys LLP(213) 612-8900
300 South Grand Avenue
14th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90071-2228
peter.wied@ltlattorneys.com
Party name: Quanta Computer Inc.
 
Kristin Leigh Woycik Yohannan Mildred Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP(202) 835-7500
1850 K Street NW
Washington, DC  22215
kyohannan@millbank.com
Party name: American Intellectual Law Association in support of neither party
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