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Unicolors, Inc v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz, LP

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-915 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in breaking with its own prior precedent and the findings of other circuits and the Copyright Office in holding that 17 U.S.C. § 411 requires referral to the Copyright Office where there is no indicia of fraud or material error as to the work at issue in the subject copyright registration.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 04 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 8, 2021)
Jan 19 2021Waiver of right of respondent H&M Hennes & Mauritz, L.P., et al. to respond filed.
Jan 27 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 09 2021Response Requested. (Due March 11, 2021)
Mar 04 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 11, 2021 to April 1, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 05 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 1, 2021.
Mar 11 2021Brief amici curiae of American Society of Media Photographers and California Society of Entertainment Lawyers filed.
Apr 01 2021Brief of respondents H&M Hennes & Mauritz, L.P., et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 12 2021Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from April 21, 2021 to May 4, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 13 2021Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until May 4, 2021 granted.
May 03 2021Reply of petitioner Unicolors, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
May 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/20/2021.
May 24 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/27/2021.
Jun 01 2021Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.