Apple Inc. v. Amazon.Com, Inc.

Filing 89

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley granting 80 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal (ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/23/2012)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 10 Northern District of California United States District Court 11 APPLE INC., Plaintiff, 12 v. 13 14 15 Case No.: 11-1327 PJH (JSC) ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO FILE PORTIONS OF REPLY UNDER SEAL (Dkt. No. 80) AMAZON.COM, INC., et al., Defendants. 16 17 Now pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s administrative motion to file portions of 18 19 Plaintiff’s Reply in Support of the Motion to Compel Discovery under seal pursuant to Local 20 Rule 79-5. (Dkt. No. 80.) Local Rule 79-5(a) provides that a request for sealing “must be 21 narrowly tailored to seek sealing only of sealable material.” Plaintiff seeks to seal materials 22 designated by Defendant as confidential pursuant to the Stipulated Protective Order (Dkt. No. 23 61) in this action. Plaintiff lists the portions1 of documents Plaintiff wishes to file under seal, 24 which is clarified by the redacted version of the documents in question that Plaintiff provided to 25 the Court. Pursuant to L.R. 79-5(d), Defendant filed a declaration in support of Plaintiff’s 26 motion, which states with specificity the sensitive and confidential nature of the information 27 1 28 Plaintiff seeks to seal portions of its Reply, portions of David J. Sepanik’s Declaration, and Exhibits B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, and K in their entirety. (Dkt. No. 80.) Defendant notes that the Sepanik Declaration and Exhibit G need not be sealed. (Dkt. No. 88.) 1 designated for sealing. (Dkt. No. 88.) After reviewing this declaration, the Court GRANTS 2 Plaintiff’s motion, except for the Sepanik Declaration and Exhibit G, which shall not be filed 3 under seal. (Dkt. No. 88 at 4.) As required by General Order 62(5), Plaintiff shall electronically 4 file the aforementioned documents under seal and electronically file a redacted version 5 available to the public. These filings shall be made on or before August 29, 2012. 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. 7 8 Dated: August 23, 2012 _________________________________ JACQUELINE SCOTT CORLEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 9 10 Northern District of California United States District Court 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2