In Re Sony PS3 "Other OS" Litigation

Filing 121

NOTICE by Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC OF PENDENCY OF OTHER ACTION OR PROCEEDING (Ott, Carter) (Filed on 12/17/2010)

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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 DLA PIPER LLP (US) S A N FR A N C I S C O LUANNE SACKS, Bar No. 120811 luanne.sacks@dlapiper.com CARTER W. OTT, Bar No. 221660 carter.ott@dlapiper.com DLA PIPER LLP (US) 555 Mission Street, Suite 2400 San Francisco, CA 94105 Tel: 415.836.2500 Fax: 415.836.2501 Attorneys for Defendant SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION In re SONY PS3 "OTHER OS" LITIGATION CASE NO. 3:10-CV-01811-RS (EMC) NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF OTHER ACTION OR PROCEEDING [CIVIL L.R. 3-13] JAMES ALLEE, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC, Defendant. CASE NO. 4:10-CV-05179-DMR WEST\222859734.1 NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF OTHER ACTION OR PROCEEDING CASE NO. 3:10-CV-01811-RGS CASE NO. 4:10-CV-05179-DMR CASE NO. 3:10-CV-5224-EDL -1- 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 DLA PIPER LLP (US) S A N FR A N C I S C O JAMES GIRARDI, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA, LLC, Defendant. CASE NO. 10-CV-5224-EDL TO THE COURT, ALL PARTIES AND THEIR ATTORNEYS OF RECORD: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following pending actions before this District involve all or a material part of the same subject matter and all or substantially all of the same parties: In re Sony PS3 "Other OS" Litigation, Case No. 10-CV-01811, filed on July 30, 2010, pending in this District. Allee, et al. v. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, Case No. 10-CV05179, filed on July 28, 2010 in the State of Wisconsin, Circuit Court of Milwaukee County; removed by defendant Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC ("SCEA") to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, on August 27, 2010; and transferred to this District on November 10, 2010. Girardi, et al. v. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, Case No. 10-CV5224, filed on November 17, 2010, pending in this District. The three aforementioned cases are putative class actions against SCEA alleging that a software update, Firmware Update 3.21, to the PlayStation®3 game console ("PS3") renders certain ///// ///// ///// ///// ///// -2WEST\222859734.1 NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF OTHER ACTION OR PROCEEDING CASE NO. 3:10-CV-01811-RS CASE NO. 4:10-CV-05179-DMR CASE NO. 10-CV-5224-EDL 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 DLA PIPER LLP (US) S A N FR A N C I S C O features inoperable, that SCEA engaged in improper business practices related to this software update and the PS3s, and that as a result, each named plaintiff suffered damages. Dated: December 17, 2010 DLA PIPER LLP (US) By /s/ Carter Ott CARTER W. OTT Attorneys for Defendant Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC -3WEST\222859734.1 NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF OTHER ACTION OR PROCEEDING CASE NO. 3:10-CV-01811-RS CASE NO. 4:10-CV-05179-DMR CASE NO. 10-CV-5224-EDL