In Re Sony PS3 "Other OS" Litigation

Filing 113

Request for Judicial Notice re 112 MOTION to Compel Discovery from Defendant SCEA's Parent Company; and Order Entering the Northern District of California's Standard Stipulated Protective Order [Notice and Memorandum of Points and Authorities] MOTION to Compel Discovery from Defendant SCEA's Parent Company; and Order Entering the Northern District of California's Standard Stipulated Protective Order [Notice and Memorandum of Points and Authorities] filed byJason Baker, Antal Herz, Jonathan Huber, Elton Stovell, Anthony Ventura. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3)(Related document(s) 112 ) (Rivas, Rosemary) (Filed on 12/15/2010)

V e n t u r a v . S o n y C o m p u t eD r o 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 James A. Quadra (SBN 131084) jquadra@calvoclark.com CALVO & CLARK, LLP One Lombard Street, Second Floor San Francisco, California 94111 Telephone: (415) 374-8370 Facsimile: (415) 374-8373 Rosemary M. Rivas (State Bar No. 209147) rrivas@finkelsteinthompson.com FINKELSTEIN THOMPSON LLP 100 Bush Street, Suite 1450 San Francisco, California 94104 Telephone: (415) 398-8700 Facsimile: (415) 398-8704 Interim Co-Lead Counsel UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA In Re Sony PS3 "Other OS" Litigation Case No. CV-10-1811-RS PLAINTIFFS' REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR ORDER: (1) COMPELLING DISCOVERY FROM DEFENDANT SCEA'S PARENT COMPANY; AND (2) ENTERING THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA'S STANDARD STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER; DECLARATION OF ROSEMARY M. RIVAS Date: February 9, 2011 Time: 10:30 a.m. Judge: Magistrate Judge Edward M. Chen Courtroom: C, 15th Floor James Pizzirusso (admitted pro hac vice) jpizzirusso@hausfeldllp.com HAUSFELD LLP 1700 K. Street NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: (202) 540-7200 Facsimile: (202) 540-7201 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE; RIVAS DECLARATION CASE NO. CV-10-01811-RS D o c k 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 201, Plaintiffs hereby request that this Court take judicial notice of the following motions and orders filed in Microunity Systems Engineering, Inc. v. SCEA Computer Entertainment America Inc., Case No. 2:05cv505 TJW (E.D. Tex.): Exhibit 1: Plaintiff Microunity's Motion to Compel Defendant SCEA to Present Witnesses to Testify at a Location in the United States Under Fed. R. Civ. P. Rule 30(b)(6); Exhibit 2: Plaintiff Microunity's Combined Opposition to SCEA's Motion for Protective Order and Reply in Support of its Motion to Compel Defendant SCEA to Present Witnesses to Testify at a Location in the United States Under Fed. R. Civ. P. Rule 30(b)(6); Exhibit 3: the Court's Order in Plaintiff Microunity's Motion to Compel Defendant SCEA to Present Witnesses to Testify at a Location in the United States Under Fed. R. Civ. P. Rule 30(b)(6). This Court may take judicial notice, at any stage of the proceedings, of facts that are "capable of accurate and ready determination by resort to sources whose accuracy cannot reasonably be questioned." Fed. R. Evid. 201(b), (f). Under this standard, judicial notice of the court documents filed in Microunity Systems Engineering, Inc. v. SCEA Computer Entertainment America Inc. is proper. United States v. Wilson, 631 F.2d 118, 119 (9th Cir. 1980) (courts can take judicial notice of records in cases filed in other courts); Wendt v. Smith, 273 F. Supp. 2d 1078, 1082 (C.D. Cal. 2003) (the fact that a judicial action was taken is amenable to judicial notice). This Court should accordingly take such notice. Dated: December 15, 2010 Respectfully Submitted, CALVO & CLARK, LLP /s/ James A. Quadra James A. Quadra Rebecca Coll One Lombard Street, Second Floor San Francisco, California 94111 Telephone: 415-374-8370 Facsimile: 415-374-8373 Dated: December 15, 2010 FINKELSTEIN THOMPSON LLP 1 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE; RIVAS DECLARATION CASE NO. CV-10-01811-RS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: December 15, 2010 /s/ Rosemary M. Rivas Rosemary M. Rivas Tracy Tien 100 Bush Street, Suite 1450 San Francisco, California 94104 Telephone: 415-398-8700 Facsimile: 415-398-8704 Douglas G. Thompson FINKELSTEIN THOMPSON LLP 1050 30th Street, NW Washington, DC 20007 Telephone: 202-337-8000 Facsimile: 202-337-8090 HAUSFELD LLP /s/ James Pizzirusso James Pizzirusso (pro hac vice) 1700 K St., NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: 202-540-7200 Facsimile: 202-540-7201 Michael P. Lehman HAUSFELD LLP 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 3400 San Francisco, California 94104 Telephone: 415-633-1908 Facsimile: 415-358-4980 Co-Interim Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs Bruce L. Simon PEARSON, SIMON, WARSHAW & PENNY, LLP 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2450 San Francisco, California 94104 Telephone: 415-433-9000 Facsimile: 415-433-9008 Daniel L. Warshaw PEARSON, SIMON, WARSHAW & PENNY, LLP 15165 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 400 Sherman Oaks, California 91403 2 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE; RIVAS DECLARATION CASE NO. CV-10-01811-RS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Telephone: 818-788-8300 Facsimile: 818-788-8104 Joseph G. Sauder Matthew D. Schelkopf Benjamin F. Johns CHIMICLES & TIKELIS LLP 361 W. Lancaster Ave. Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041 Telephone: 610-642-8500 Facsimile: 610-649-3633 Ralph B. Kalfayan KRAUSE, KALFAYAN, BENNICK & SLAVENS, LLP 625 Broadway, Suite 635 San Diego, California 92101 Telephone: 619-232-0331 Facsimile: 619-232-4019 Jeffrey Carton (pro hac vice) D. Greg Blankinship (pro hac vice) MEISELMAN, DENLEA, PACKMAN, CARTON & EBERZ LLP 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains, New York 10605 Telephone: 914-517-5055 Facsimile: 914-517-5055 John R. Fabry BAILEY & GALYEN 18333 Egret Bay Blvd., Suite 444 Houston, Texas 77058 Telephone: 281-335-7744 Facsimile: 281-335-5871 Counsel for Plaintiffs I, Rosemary M. Rivas, am the ECF user whose ID and password are being used to file this PLAINTIFFS' REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR ORDER: (1) COMPELLING DISCOVERY FROM DEFENDANT SCEA'S PARENT COMPANY; AND (2) ENTERING THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA'S STANDARD STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER; DECLARATION OF 3 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE; RIVAS DECLARATION CASE NO. CV-10-01811-RS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ROSEMARY M. RIVAS. In compliance with General Order 45, X.B., I hereby attest that James A. Quadra and James Pizzirusso have concurred in this filing. 4 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE; RIVAS DECLARATION CASE NO. CV-10-01811-RS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DECLARATION OF ROSEMARY M. RIVAS I, Rosemary M. Rivas, declare as follows: 1. I am a partner in the law firm of Finkelstein Thompson LLP. I submit this Declaration in support of Finkelstein Thompson LLP's Request for Judicial Notice. This declaration is based on my own personal knowledge and if called to testify, I could and would do so competently as to the matters set forth herein. 2. Attached hereto as Exhibit 1 is a true and correct copy of the following verifiable public record: a brief filed on May 21, 2007 in Microunity Systems Engineering, Inc. v. SCEA Computer Entertainment America Inc., Case No. 2:05cv505 TJW (E.D. Tex.) entitled "Plaintiff Microunity's Motion to Compel Defendant SCEA to Present Witnesses to Testify at a Location in the United States Under Fed. R. Civ. P. Rule 30(b)(6)." 3. Attached hereto as Exhibit 2 is a true and correct copy of the following verifiable public record: a brief filed on June 22, 2007 in Microunity Systems Engineering, Inc. entitled "Plaintiff Microunity's Combined Opposition to SCEA's Motion for Protective Order and Reply in Support of its Motion to Compel Defendant SCEA to Present Witnesses to Testify at a Location in the United States Under Fed. R. Civ. P. Rule 30(b)(6)." 4. Attached hereto as Exhibit 3 is a true and correct copy of the following verifiable public record: The court's July 11, 2007 Order in Microunity Systems Engineering, Inc. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed December 15, 2010 in San Francisco, California. /s/ Rosemary M. Rivas Rosemary M. Rivas 5 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE; RIVAS DECLARATION CASE NO. CV-10-01811-RS