Decided

No. 15-866

Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

See other cases from the Sixth Circuit.

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Ginsburg, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion in which Kennedy, J., joined.

Argued. For petitioner: John J. Bursch, Caledonia, Mich. For respondents: William M. Jay, Washington, D. C.; and Eric J. Feigin, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

Reply of petitioner Star Athletica, L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)

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

Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party filed.

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

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

Brief amici curiae of Intellectual Property Professors filed.

Brief amici curiae of Professors Christopher Buccafusco and Jeanne Fromer filed.

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

Brief of petitioner Star Athletica, L.L.C. filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 15, 2016.

Brief amicus curiae of Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc. filed.

The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 14, 2016.

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

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

Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 29, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2016.

Reply of petitioner Star Athletica, L.L.C. filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondents Varsity Brands, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.

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

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

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 4, 2016.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 8, 2016)

Parties

Star Athletica, L.L.C., Petitioner, represented by John J. Bursch

Varsity Brands, Inc., et al., Respondent, represented by William M. Jay

Amici Curiae

American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Amie Peele Carter

FormLabs Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Phillip Robert Malone

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, Amicus Curiae, represented by David L. Applegate

Intellectual Property Professors, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark A. Lemley

New York Intellectual Property Law Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Lauren Beth Emerson

Professors Christopher Buccafusco and Jeanne Fromer, Amicus Curiae, represented by Meir Feder

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

Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Judith Schwartz Sherwin

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey B. Wall

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eric J. Feigin

 
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