Decided

No. 14-1520

Stryker Corporation, et al. v. Zimmer, Inc., et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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Docket Entries

AMENDED JUDGMENT ISSUED

JUDGMENT ISSUED

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.

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

Letter dated February 18, 2016, amending the Corporate Disclosure Statement, received from counsel for respondent Zimmer, Inc. on February 23,2016. (Distributed)

Reply of petitioners Stryker Corporation, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Joint motion for divided argument filed by respondents DENIED. VIDED

Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. VIDED

Brief amicus curiae of BSA I The Software Alliance filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Joint motion for divided argument filed by respondents. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Google Inc., et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Internet Companies filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of EMC Corporation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Certain Members of Congress filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Dell, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Intel Corp., et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.

CIRCULATED.

Brief of respondents Zimmer, Inc. and Zimmer Surgical, Inc. filed.

Record received from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit is electronic and located on PACER with the exception of Joint Appendix Vols. 1-3.

Record requested from U.S.C.A. Federal Circuit.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Brief amicus curiae of Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Innovention Toys, LLC filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Small Inventors filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Professors in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Ericsson Inc. in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Professor Mossoff in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Nokia Technologies Oy and Nokia USA Inc. filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, The Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Engine Advocacy in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Mentor Graphics Corp., et al. in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief of petitioners Stryker Corporation, et al. filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

Supplemental appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including December 9, 2015. VIDED

The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including January 13, 2016. VIDED

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.

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.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 16, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.

Reply of petitioners Stryker Corporation, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Independent Inventor Groups filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondents Zimmer, Inc., and Zimmer Surgical, Inc. in opposition filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Nokia Technologies OY, and Nokia USA Inc. filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 24, 2015)

Parties

Stryker Corporation, et al., Petitioner, represented by Sharon Ann Hwang

Stryker Corporation, et al., Petitioner, represented by Jeffrey B. Wall

Pulse Electronics, Inc., et al., Respondent, represented by Mark L. Hogge

Zimmer, Inc. and Zimmer Surgical, Inc., Respondent, represented by Seth P. Waxman

Zimmer, Inc., and Zimmer Surgical, Inc., Respondent, represented by Donald R. Dunner

Amici Curiae

American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Peter A. Sullivan

Askeladden LLC in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kevin J. Culligan

BSA I The Software Alliance, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew J. Pincus

Certain Members of Congress, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel Mark Lechleiter

Dell, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by John Thorne

EMC Corporation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas G. Hungar

Ericsson Inc. in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mike McKool Jr.

Google Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul D. Clement

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Amicus Curiae, represented by Aaron M. Streett

Independent Inventor Group, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew S. Baluch

Innovention Toys, LLC, Amicus Curiae, represented by James C. Otteson

Intel Corp., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Kannon K. Shanmugam

Intellectual Property Owners Association in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul H. Berghoff

Intellectual Property Professors in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christopher B. Seaman

Internet Companies, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark Lemley

Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel S. Stringfield

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Kathleen M. Sullivan

Mentor Graphics Corp., et al. in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by John D. Vandenberg

Nokia Technologies Oy and Nokia USA Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by John D. Haynes

Professor Mossoff in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Matthew James Dowd

Public Knowledge, The Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Engine Advocacy in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Charles Duan

Small Inventors, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew S. Baluch

the United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Roman Martinez V.

 
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