|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-410||Fed. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: Whether copyright protection extends to all elements of an original work of computer software, including a system or method of operation, that an author could have written in more than one way. CVSG: 5/26/2015.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 9 2014||Application (14A34) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 7, 2014 to October 6, 2014, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Jul 10 2014||Application (14A34) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 6, 2014.|
|Oct 6 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 7, 2014)|
|Oct 21 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 8, 2014.|
|Oct 22 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Nov 7 2014||Brief amicus curiae of Computer & Communications Industry Association filed.|
|Nov 7 2014||Brief amici curiae of Hewlett-Packard Company, Red Hat, Inc., and Yahoo, Inc. filed.|
|Nov 7 2014||Brief amicus curiae of Public Knowledge filed.|
|Nov 7 2014||Brief amici curiae of Computer Scientists filed.|
|Nov 7 2014||Brief amici curiae of The Open Source Initiative, Mozilla Corp., and Engine filed.|
|Nov 7 2014||Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Professors filed.|
|Dec 8 2014||Brief of respondent Oracle America, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 8 2014||Brief amicus curiae of Software Freedon Law Center, and Free Software Foundation filed.|
|Dec 23 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.|
|Dec 23 2014||Reply of petitioner Google, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 12 2015||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
|May 26 2015||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 9 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 25, 2015.|
|Jun 9 2015||Supplemental brief of petitioner Google, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 29 2015||Petition DENIED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
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