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Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics

Petition for certiorari denied on June 15, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-1122 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: (1) Whether a cartel's delivery of price-fixed goods overseas for incorporation into finished products imported directly to the United States is immune from private suit under U.S. antitrust law; and (2) whether, absent special circumstances, a motions panel may assign itself to decide the merits of a case.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 16 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 16, 2015)
Mar 31 2015Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Apr 7 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 18, 2015, for all respondents.
Apr 16 2015Brief amicus curiae of The American Antitrust Institute filed.
Apr 16 2015Brief amicus curiae of The National Association of Manufacturers filed.
Apr 16 2015Brief amici curiae of Economists and Professors filed.
May 18 2015Brief of respondents Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. in opposition filed.
May 26 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 11, 2015.
May 26 2015Reply of petitioner Motorola Mobility LLC filed. (Distributed)
Jun 15 2015Petition DENIED.