In Re Sony PS3 "Other OS" Litigation

Filing 15

Declination to Proceed Before a U.S. Magistrate Judge by Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (McCrimmon, Deborah) (Filed on 5/17/2010)

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 GEORGE J. GIGOUNAS, Bar No. 209334 george.gigounas@dlapiper.com CARTER W. OTT, Bar No. 221660 carter.ott@dlapiper.com DEBORAH E. MCCRIMMON, Bar No. 229769 deborah.mccrimmon@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 (erroneously sued herein as SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC.) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION ANTHONY VENTURA, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC., Defendant. CASE NO. 3:10-CV-01811-EMC DECLINATION TO PROCEED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE JUDGE AND REQUEST FOR REASSIGNMENT TO A UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ///// ///// ///// ///// ///// ///// -1WEST\21970063.1 DEFENDANT'S DECLINATION TO PROCEED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE JUDGE CASE NO. 3:10-CV-01811-EMC 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 REQUEST FOR REASSIGNMENT TO A UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE The undersigned party, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, erroneously sued herein as Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., hereby declines to consent to the assignment of this case to a United States Magistrate Judge for trial and disposition and hereby requests the reassignment of this case to a United States District Judge. Dated: May 17, 2010 DLA PIPER LLP (US) By /s/ Deborah E. McCrimmon DEBORAH E. MCCRIMMON Attorneys for Defendant Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC -2WEST\21970063.1 DEFENDANT'S DECLINATION TO PROCEED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE JUDGE CASE NO. 3:10-CV-01811-EMC