Breaking News

International Securities Exchange, LLC v. Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on May 13, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-940 Ill. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether the scope of preemption under the federal Copyright Act extends to state-law claims based on the misappropriation of the effort necessary to create widely-disseminated facts and ideas that have been reduced to tangible media and thus fall within the Act’s subject matter.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 29 2012Application (12A552) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 25, 2012 to January 25, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Dec 3 2012Application (12A552) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until January 25, 2013.
Jan 25 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 28, 2013)
Feb 12 2013Waiver of right of respondent Options Clearing Corporation to respond filed.
Feb 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 15, 2013.
Feb 20 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 1, 2013.
Feb 26 2013Brief amicus curiae of Citadel Investment Group filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Business Professors filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Copyright Law Professors filed.
Apr 1 2013Brief of respondents Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc. and S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC in opposition filed.
Apr 15 2013Reply of petitioner International Securities Exchange, L.L.C. filed.
Apr 16 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 9, 2013.
May 13 2013Petition DENIED.