Luxpro Corporation v. Apple, Inc.

Filing 64

MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply by Apple, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Supplement)(Pratt, James)

Luxpro Corporation v. Apple, Inc. Doc. 64 Case 4:08-cv-04092-HFB Document 64 Filed 01/26/10 Page 1 of 4 IN THE UNITED STATE DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION LUXPRO CORPORATION, a Taiwanese Corporation vs. CASE NO. 4:08CV04092-HFB Defendant Plaintiff APPLE, INC. f/k/a Apple Computer, Inc., MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME Comes now the defendant, Apple, Inc. f/k/a Apple Computer, Inc., and for this, its motion for extension of time to respond to plaintiff, Luxpro Corporation's second amended complaint, states: 1. That Luxpro filed its original complaint on October 10, 2008, and its first amended complaint on October 20, 2008. 2. That on December 19, 2008, Apple filed a motion to dismiss Luxpro's first amended complaint. On September 28, 2009, the Court granted in part and denied in part Apple's motion to dismiss. In that order, the Court directed Luxpro to file a second amended complaint within fourteen (14) days, on or before October 12, 2009. 3. Luxpro sought and received three (3) separate extensions of time to file the second amended complaint. These requests were made in the form of unopposed motions (Docs. 52, 55 and 56) that included language advising this Court that Apple did not oppose the requested extensions. Dockets.Justia.com Case 4:08-cv-04092-HFB Document 64 Filed 01/26/10 Page 2 of 4 4. That Luxpro timely filed its second amended complaint on December 29, 2009. Under the language of an earlier order (Doc. 53), the Court directed Apple to file its response to the second amended complaint within twenty (20) days of filing, making Apple's response due no later than January 18, 2010. 5. That on January 6, 2010, Apple filed an unopposed motion for extension of time to respond to the second amended complaint (Doc. 63) seeking eleven (11) additional days to respond. That motion was granted by this Court, making Apple's response due on January 29, 2010. 6. That this litigation involves many issues which have required both parties substantial time and effort to properly address and plead. Proof of the complexity of the case is evidenced by Luxpro's need for eight (8) extra weeks to prepare and file its second amended complaint. Likewise, Apple needs additional time to respond to Luxpro's second amended complaint. Accordingly, Apple requests an extension of time to file its response to the amended complaint, up to and including February 26, 2010. If this request if granted, Apple will have been given five and a half (5 1/2) extra weeks to file its response. 7. may be done. That this request is not made for the purpose of delay, but so that justice Case 4:08-cv-04092-HFB Document 64 Filed 01/26/10 Page 3 of 4 WHEREFORE, PREMISES CONSIDERED, Apple respectfully requests that the time for filing its response to Luxpro's second amended complaint be extended from January 29, 2010, to February 26, 2010. Respectfully submitted, /s/ James M. Pratt, Jr. JAMES M. PRATT, JR. Arkansas Bar No: 74124 144 Washington Street, Northwest P.O. Box 938 Camden, Arkansas 71701 Telephone: (870) 836-7328 Email: jamiepratt@cablelynx.com and KEVIN A. CRASS Arkansas Bar No: 84029 Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP 400 West Capitol Avenue Suite 200 Little Rock, AR 72201-3522 Telephone: (501) 376-0211 Email: crass@fec.net and STUART C. PLUNKETT California Bar No. 187971 Email: splunkett@mofo.com PENELOPE A. PREOVOLOS California Bar No. 87607 Email: PPreovolos@mofo.com MORRISON & FOESTER, LLP. Case 4:08-cv-04092-HFB Document 64 Filed 01/26/10 Page 4 of 4 425 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Telephone: (415) 268-7000 CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE Counsel for Apple has conferred with counsel for Luxpro in order to determine whether the relief requested in this motion is opposed. Counsel for Apple was advised that Luxpro did not oppose a two week extension, but would not agree to the four weeks requested by this motion. /s/ James M. Pratt, Jr. James M. Pratt, Jr. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned hereby certifies that all counsel of record who are deemed to have consented to electronic service are being served with a copy of this document via the Court's CM/ECF system, this 26th day of January, 2010. /s/James M. Pratt, Jr. James M. Pratt, Jr.