Masterobjects, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp

Filing 26

CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER: Claims Construction Hearing set for 4/26/2012 01:30 PM. Claim Construction Discovery due by 1/13/2012. Tutorial Hearing set for 4/24/2012 02:30 PM in Courtroom 5, 17th Floor, San Francisco before Hon. Edward M. Chen. Motion for Summary Judgment Hearing set for 1/27/2012 01:30 PM in Courtroom 5, 17th Floor, San Francisco before Hon. Edward M. Chen.. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 9/6/11. (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/6/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 MASTEROBJECTS, INC., 9 No. C11-2402 EMC Plaintiff, CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER v. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 MICROSOFT CORP., 12 Defendant. ___________________________________/ 13 14 Following the Case Management Conference held on 8/30/11, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED 15 THAT: 16 1. 17 18 constructions hearing. 2. 19 20 Parties agree to conduct private ADR. ADR to be completed 30 days after ruling on claim Parties agree that each side may have 85 hours of deposition time excluding expert witnesses (50 hours for party depositions). 3. 21 Briefing schedule for motion(s) for summary judgment is as follows: i. 22 The motion for summary judgment regarding priority date of '326 shall be filed by 12/23/11. 23 ii. Opposition shall be filed by 1/6/12. 24 iv. Reply shall be filed by 1/13/12. 25 v. Hearing on the motions for summary judgment is set for 1/27/12 at 1:30 p.m. 26 /// 27 /// 28 1 THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES ARE FURTHER ORDERED FOR CLAIM CHARTS AND CLAIM CONSTRUCTION: 2 3 1. INFRINGEMENT CONTENTIONS: 9/13/11 4 2. INVALIDITY CONTENTIONS: 10/28/11 5 3. EXCHANGE OF PROPOSED TERMS AND CLAIM ELEMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION: 11/14/11 6 Number of terms to be construed not to exceed ten (10). Parties shall comply with Pat. L.R. 4-1(b). 7 8 4. 9 EXCHANGE OF PRELIMINARY CLAIM CONSTRUCTION AND PRELIMINARY IDENTIFICATIONS OF EXTRINSIC EVIDENCE: 12/5/11 FILING OF JOINT CLAIM CHART, WORKSHEET, AND HEARING STATEMENT: 12/23/11 1/13/12 5. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 6. COMPLETION OF CLAIM CONSTRUCTION DISCOVERY: 13 7. TUTORIAL: 4/24/12 at 2:30 p.m. Each side to provide a maximum of 45-60 minute presentation; no argument is permitted. 8. CLAIM CONSTRUCTION HEARING: Hearing on 4/26/12 at 1:30 p.m. 14 15 16 Opening brief to be filed by 2/24/12 Opposition to be filed by 3/16/12 Reply to be filed by 3/23/12 17 18 19 Dated: September 6, 2011 20 21 ______________________________ EDWARD M. CHEN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2