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Docket for 15-777
No. 15-777
Title:
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al., Petitioners
v.
Apple Inc.
Docketed:December 16, 2015
Linked with 15A421
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2014-1335, 2015-1029)
  Decision Date:May 18, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:August 13, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 19 2015 Application (15A421) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 11, 2015 to December 14, 2015, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 20 2015 Application (15A421) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 14, 2015.
Dec 14 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 15, 2016)
Dec 21 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jan 4 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 16, 2016.
Jan 14 2016 Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed.
Jan 15 2016 Brief amici curiae of The Hispanic Leadership Fund, et al. filed.
Jan 15 2016 Brief amici curiae of Dell Inc., et al. filed.
Jan 15 2016 Brief amici curiae of 37 Intellectual Property Professors filed.
Jan 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed.
Jan 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Systems, Inc. filed.
Feb 3 2016 Brief of respondent Apple Inc. in opposition filed.
Feb 16 2016 Reply of petitioner Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. filed.
Feb 17 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 4, 2016.
Mar 14 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2016.
Mar 21 2016 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 2 presented by the petition.
Apr 5 2016 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 1, 2016.
Apr 5 2016 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 29, 2016.
May 18 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jun 1 2016 Joint appendix filed. (2 Volumes)
Jun 1 2016 Brief of petitioners Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. filed.
Jun 7 2016 Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of the United States in support of neither party filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of BSA I The Software Alliance in support of neither party filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Nike, Inc. in support of neither party filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Software Freedom Law Center filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of The Internet Association, et al. filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Association of the Bar of the City of New York in support of neither party filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Engine Advocacy and Shapeways, Inc. filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of 50 Intellectual Property Professors, David Abrams, et al. filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Industrial Designers Society of America in support of neither party filed.
Jun 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of The Hispanic Leadership Fund, et al. filed.
Jul 13 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
Jul 22 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit.
Jul 22 2016 Records received from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit is electronic and located on PACER. Also received is a confidential Joint Appendix not available on PACER is also electronic.
Jul 22 2016 Record received from U.S.D.C. Northern District of California is electronic and located on PACER.
Jul 29 2016 Brief of respondent Apple Inc. filed.
Aug 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of 113 Distinguished Industrial Design Professionals and Educators filed.
Aug 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed.
Aug 5 2016 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Crocs, Inc. filed. (Distributed).
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Nordock, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 5 2016 Brief amici curiae of Tiffany and Company, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Boston Patent Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 5 2016 Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Property Professors filed. (Distributed).
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of ACT | The App Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 5 2016 Brief amici curiae of Bison Designs, LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 9 2016 CIRCULATED
Aug 29 2016 Reply of petitioners Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2016 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 11 2016 Argued. For petitioners: Kathleen M. Sullivan, New York, N. Y. For United States, as amicus curiae: Brian H. Fletcher, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.
Dec 6 2016 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Kathleen M. Sullivan Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP(212) 849-7000
    Counsel of Record51 Madison Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10010
kathleensullivan@quinnemanuel.com
Party name: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
William F. Lee Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr, LLP(617) 526-6000
    Counsel of Record60 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
william.lee@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Apple 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: Apple Inc.
Other:
Joseph Carl Cecere 6035 McComass Blvd.(469) 600-9455
Dallas, TX  75206
ccecere@cecerepc.com
Party name: The Hispanic Leadership Fund, et al.
 
Mark S. Davies Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(202) 339-8400
1152 15th Street NW
Washington, DE  20005
mark.davies@orrick.com
Party name: 113 Distinguished Industrial Design Professionals and Educators
 
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.
 
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.
 
Brian Halligan Fletcher Assistant to the Solicitor General202-514-3344
950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 5619
Washington, DC  20530
Brian.Fletcher@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Ian Heath Gershengorn 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: the United States in support of neither party
 
Michael J. Gottlieb Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP(202) 237-2727
5301 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20015
mgottlieb@bsfllp.com
Party name: Tiffany and Company, et al.
 
Howard Sean Hogan Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP202-887-3640
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
hhogan@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Nike, Inc. in support of neither party
 
Mark David Janis Center for Intellectual Property Research818 855-1205
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
211 S. Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405
mdjanis@indiana.edu
Party name: Intellectual Property Professors
 
Robert Steven Katz Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.202-824-3181
1100 13th Street, N.W., Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20005
rkatz@bannerwitcoff.com
Party name: Industrial Designers Society of America in support of neither party
 
Mark A. Lemley William H. Neuman Professor(650) 723-4605
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-
mlemley@law.stanford.edu
Party name: 50 Intellectual Property Professors, David Abrams, et al.
 
Daniel A Lev Pierce Atwood LLP617-488-8100
100 Summer Street
Suite 2250
Boston, MA  02110
dlev@pierceatwood.com
Party name: Boston Patent Law Association
 
Matthew A. Levy Computer & Communications Industry Association(202) 783-0070
900 17th Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006
mlevy@ccianet.org
Party name: The Computer & Communications Industry 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: Engine Advocacy and Shapeways, Inc.
 
Philip P. Mann Mann Law Group(206) 436-0900
1218 Third Avenue, Suite 1809
Seattle, WA  98101
phil@mannlawgroup.com
Party name: Systems, Inc.
 
Eben Moglen Columbia Law School(212) 845-8382
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY  10027
moglen@columbia .edu
Party name: Software Freedom Law Center
 
Aaron Ligoury Joseph Pereira Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC(212) 440-4400
1290 Avenue of the Americas, 30th Floor
New York, NY  10104
aaron.pereira@bipc.com
Party name: Association of the Bar of the City of New York
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: BSA I The Software Alliance in support of neither party
 
Perry J. Saidman Saidman DesignLaw Group(301) 337-3223
8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 603
Silver Spring, MD  20910
perry.saidman@designlawgroup.com
Party name: Bison Designs, LLC, et al.
 
Joel David Sayres Faegre Baker Daniels LLP303-607-3589
3200 Wells Fargo Center
1700 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO  80203-4532
joel.sayres@FaegreBD.com
Party name: Crocs, Inc.
 
Brian Eugene Scarpelli ACT | The App Association(202) 420-7487
1401 K Street NW, Suite 501
Washington, DC  20005
bscarpelli@actionline.org
Party name: ACT | The App Association
 
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
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connolly LLP(202) 434-5000
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: Dell Inc., et al.
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connollly LLP(202) 434-5000
725 Twelfth Street
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: The Internet Association, et al.
 
Allen M. Sokal Baker & Hostetler, LLP202 861-1539
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington Square
Washington, DC  20036-5304
asokal@bakerlaw.com
Party name: Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc.
 
Jeffrey S. Sokol Sokol Law Office(414)-272-7200
828 North Broadway, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI  53202
jsokollaw@att.net
Party name: Nordock, Inc.
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