No. 14-35393.

795 F.3d 1024 (2015)

MICROSOFT CORPORATION, a Washington corporation, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. MOTOROLA, INC.; Motorola Mobility, Inc.; General Instrument Corporation, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed July 30, 2015.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kathleen M. Sullivan (argued), Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, New York, N.Y.; Brian C. Cannon , Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, Redwood Shores, CA, for Defendants-Appellants.

Carter G. Phillips (argued), Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, D.C.; David T. Pritikin , Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago, IL; Arthur W. Harrigan, Jr. , Calfo Harrigan Leyh & Eykes LLP, Seattle, WA; T. Andrew Culbert , Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Wayne P. Sobon , Arlington, VA, and and for Amicus Curiae American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Richard S. Taffet , Bingham McCutchen LLP, New York, N.Y.; Patrick Strawbridge , Bingham McCutchen LLP, Boston, MA; Stephanie Schuster , Bingham McCutchen LLP, Washington, D.C., for Amicus Curiae Qaulcomm Incorporated.

Xavier M. Brandwajn , Alston and Bird LLP, East Palo Alto, CA, for Amici Curiae Nokia Corporation and Nokia USA Inc.

Charles Duan , Washington, D.C., as and for Amicus Curiae Public Knowledge.

Mark S. Davies , Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP., Washington, D.C.; Christopher J. Cariello , Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, New York, N.Y., for Amicus Curiae Apple Inc.

Lauren B. Fletcher , William F. Lee , Joseph J. Mueller , Timothy D. Syrett , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston, MA; James L. Quarles III , Brittany Blueitt Amadi , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, D.C.; Matthew R. Hulse , Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, for Amici Curiae Intel Corporation, Aruba Networks Inc., Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, Newegg Inc., SAS Institute Inc., VIZIO, Inc., and Xilinx, Inc.

Robert F. Krebs , Ronald F. Lopez , Karl Belgum , Nixon Peabody, LLP, San Francisco, CA, for Amicus Curiae Sierra Wireless Inc.

Christy G. Lea , Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, Irvine, CA; Christopher C. Kennedy , Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, Washington, D.C.; Mauricio A. Uribe , Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, Seattle, WA; Alice C. Garber , John J. Murphy , T-Mobile USA, Inc., Bellevue, WA, for Amicus Curiae T-Mobile USA, Inc.

Before: SIDNEY R. THOMAS, Chief Judge, and J. CLIFFORD WALLACE and MARSHA S. BERZON, Circuit Judges.


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