Decided

No. 15-777

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. v. Apple Inc.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.

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.

CIRCULATED

Brief amicus curiae of Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Bison Designs, LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of ACT | The App Association filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Property Professors filed. (Distributed).

Brief amicus curiae of Boston Patent Law Association filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Tiffany and Company, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Nordock, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Crocs, Inc. filed. (Distributed).

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

Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association filed.

Brief amici curiae of 113 Distinguished Industrial Design Professionals and Educators filed.

Brief of respondent Apple Inc. filed.

Record received from U.S.D.C. Northern District of California is electronic and located on PACER.

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.

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

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Brief amici curiae of The Hispanic Leadership Fund, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Industrial Designers Society of America in support of neither party filed.

Brief amici curiae of 50 Intellectual Property Professors, David Abrams, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Engine Advocacy and Shapeways, Inc. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Association of the Bar of the City of New York in support of neither party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Internet Association, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Software Freedom Law Center filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Nike, Inc. in support of neither party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of BSA I The Software Alliance in support of neither party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of the United States in support of neither party filed.

Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed.

Brief of petitioners Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. filed.

Joint appendix filed. (2 Volumes)

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

The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 29, 2016.

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 1, 2016.

Petition GRANTED limited to Question 2 presented by the petition.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 4, 2016.

Reply of petitioner Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. filed.

Brief of respondent Apple Inc. in opposition filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Hispanic Leadership Fund, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Dell Inc., et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of 37 Intellectual Property Professors filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Systems, Inc. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Public Knowledge, et al. filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 16, 2016.

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

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 15, 2016)

Application (15A421) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 14, 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.

Parties

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al., Petitioner, represented by Kathleen M. Sullivan

Apple Inc., Respondent, represented by Seth P. Waxman

Apple Inc., Respondent, represented by William F. Lee

Amici Curiae

113 Distinguished Industrial Design Professionals and Educators, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark S. Davies

50 Intellectual Property Professors, David Abrams, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark A. Lemley

ACT | The App Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brian Eugene Scarpelli

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jerry R. Selinger

Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Amicus Curiae, represented by Aaron Ligoury Joseph Pereira

Bison Designs, LLC, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Perry J. Saidman

Boston Patent Law Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel A Lev

BSA I The Software Alliance in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew J. Pincus

Crocs, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Joel David Sayres

Dell Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Kannon K. Shanmugam

Engine Advocacy and Shapeways, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Phillip Robert Malone

Industrial Designers Society of America in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert Steven Katz

Intellectual Property Professors, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark David Janis

Nike, Inc. in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Howard Sean Hogan

Nordock, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey S. Sokol

Public Knowledge, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Charles Duan

Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Allen M. Sokal

Software Freedom Law Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eben Moglen

Systems, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Philip P. Mann

The Computer & Communications Industry Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Matthew A. Levy

The Hispanic Leadership Fund, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Joseph Carl Cecere

The Internet Association, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Kannon K. Shanmugam

the United States in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ian Heath Gershengorn

Tiffany and Company, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael J. Gottlieb

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brian Halligan Fletcher

 
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