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Electronic Arts v. Davis

Petition for certiorari denied on March 21, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-424 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether the First Amendment protects a speaker against a state-law right-of-publicity claim that challenges the realistic portrayal of a person in an expressive work.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 5 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 5, 2015)
Nov 3 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 8, 2015.
Nov 4 2015Brief amicus curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression filed.
Nov 4 2015Brief amici curiae of 31 Constitutional Law and Intellectual Property Law Professors filed.
Nov 5 2015Brief amicus curiae of Entertainment Software Association filed.
Nov 5 2015Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al. filed.
Dec 8 2015Brief of respondents Michael E. Davis, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 21 2015Reply of petitioner Electronic Arts Inc. filed.
Dec 22 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Jan 4 2016Rescheduled.
Mar 2 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2016.
Mar 2 2016Supplemental brief of petitioner Electronic Arts Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 21 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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