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No. 16-1011
Title:WesternGeco LLC, Petitioner
ION Geophysical Corporation
Docketed:February 17, 2017
Linked with 16A576
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
   Case Numbers:(2013-1527, 2014-1121, 2014-1526, 2014-1528)
   Decision Date:September 21, 2016
   Rehearing Denied:
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 08 2016Application (16A576) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 20, 2016 to February 17, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 13 2016Application (16A576) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 17, 2017.
Feb 17 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 20, 2017)
Mar 08 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 19, 2017.
Apr 19 2017Brief of respondent ION Geophysical Corporation in opposition filed.
May 08 2017Reply of petitioner WesternGeco LLC filed.
May 09 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2017.
May 30 2017The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 06 2017Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Proof of ServiceMain Document
Dec 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Dec 20 2017Supplemental brief of respondent ION Geophysical Corp. filed. (Distributed)
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jan 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 12 2018Petition GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.

Attorneys for Petitioner
Paul D. Clement
    Counsel of Record
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
655 Fifteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 879-5000
Party name: WesternGeco LLC
Attorneys for Respondent
Kannon Kumar Shanmugam
    Counsel of Record
Williams & Connolly LLP
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 434-5000
Party name: ION Geophysical Corp.
Danielle J. HealeyFish & Richardson, P.C.
1221 McKinney Street
Suite 2800
Houston, TX 77010
Party name: ION Geophysical Corp.
Noel J. Francisco
    Counsel of Record
Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001
Party name: United States


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