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Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-786 Fed. Cir. Apr 30, 2014
TBD TBD TBD OT 2013

Issue: Whether the Federal Circuit erred in holding that a defendant may be held liable for inducing patent infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(b) even though no one has committed direct infringement under Section 271(a). (Justice Alito is recused.)

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DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 13 2012Application (12A482) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 29, 2012 to December 29, 2012, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Nov 15 2012Application (12A482) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 28, 2012.
Dec 28 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 1, 2013)
Jan 3 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jan 23 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 4, 2013.
Feb 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Altera Corporation, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Google, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 1 2013Brief amici curiae of CTIA - The Wireless Association, et al filed. VIDED.
Feb 27 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 3, 2013.
Apr 3 2013Brief of respondents Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
May 20 2013Reply of petitioner Limelight Networks, Inc. filed.
May 21 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 6, 2013.
Jun 10 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 13, 2013.
Jun 17 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 24 2013The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in these cases (see No. 12-960) expressing the views of the United States. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 10 2013Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Dec 23 2013Supplemental brief of respondents Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 24 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 10 2014Petition GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jan 17 2014Justice Alito is no longer recused in this case.
Jan 31 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 11 2014SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Feb 18 2014Record received from U.S.D.C. Massachusetts is electronic and located on PACER.
Feb 19 2014Brief amici curiae of Ten Intellectual Property Law Professors filed.
Feb 19 2014Brief amici curiae of Patent and Intellectual Property Law Scholars filed.
Feb 24 2014Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Feb 24 2014Brief of petitioner Limelight Networks, Inc. filed.
Feb 27 2014Brief amici curiae of Altera Corporation, et al. filed.
Feb 28 2014Brief amici curiae of Newegg and L.L. Bean filed.
Feb 28 2014Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of Microsoft Corporation filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amici curiae of The Clearing House, et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amici curiae of Cargill, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of International Business Machines Corp. in support of neither party filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amici curiae of Google, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Owners Association in support of neither party filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of CTIA - The Wireless Association filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of Conejo Valley Bar Association in support of neither party filed. (Distributed)
Mar 3 2014Brief amicus curiae of The American Bar Association in support of neither party filed. (Distributed)
Mar 6 2014Record received from U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit is electronic. (Not on PACER)
Mar 10 2014CIRCULATED.
Mar 20 2014Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 26 2014Brief of respondents Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2014Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association ("AIPLA") filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2014Brief amici curiae of Bally Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014Brief amicus curiae of Eli Lilly and Company filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014Brief amicus curiae of Robert Mankes filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014Brief amicus curiae of Biotechnology Industry Organization filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014Brief amici curiae of Myriad Genetics, Inc., and Genomic Health, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014Brief amicus curiae of William Mitchell College of Law Intellectual Property Institute filed. (Distribnuted)
 
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