"The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation"

Filing 101

DECLARATION OF TRACY M. STRONG IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' UNOPPOSED MOTION TO FILE THE DECLARATION OF DR. JOHN PISARKIEWICZ IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' 93 MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION UNDER SEAL filed byApple Computer, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Related document(s) 99 ) (Strong, Tracy) (Filed on 2/5/2007) Modified on 2/7/2007 link to motion.(cv, COURT STAFF).

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"The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation" Doc. 101 Case 5:05-cv-00037-JW Document 101 Filed 02/05/2007 Page 1 of 2 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 Robert A. Mittelstaedt #060359 Caroline N. Mitchell #143124 Adam R. Sand #217712 Tracy M. Strong #221540 JONES DAY 555 California Street, 26th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 626-3939 Facsimile: (415) 875-5700 ramittelstaedt@jonesday.com cnmitchell@jonesday.com arsand@jonesday.com tstrong@jonesday.com Attorneys for Defendant APPLE INC. f/k/a Apple Computer, Inc. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SOMTAI TROY CHAROENSAK and MARIANA ROSEN, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. APPLE COMPUTER, INC., Defendant. Case No. C 05 00037 JW (PVT) DECLARATION OF TRACY M. STRONG IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' UNOPPOSED MOTION TO FILE THE DECLARATION OF DR. JOHN PISARKIEWICZ IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION UNDER SEAL Honorable Patricia V. Trumbell Courtroom 5, 4th Floor I, Tracy M. Strong, declare: 1. I am an associate in the law firm of Jones Day, located at 555 California Street, 26th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94104, a member in good standing of the State Bar of California, and one of the attorneys of record in this case for defendant. I have personal knowledge of the facts set forth herein and, if called as a witness, I could and would competently testify thereto. I make this declaration pursuant to Local Rule 79-5(d) in support of plaintiffs' request to file the declaration of Dr. John Pisarkiewicz under seal. SFI-560738v1 C 05 00037 JW Dockets.Justia.com Case 5:05-cv-00037-JW Document 101 Filed 02/05/2007 Page 2 of 2 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 2. In discovery, Apple produced to plaintiffs confidential financial information regarding direct sales in the United States of iPod products and music files from the iTunes Store. This information was designated "Confidential Attorneys Eyes Only" pursuant to the Amended Stipulation and Protective Order Regarding Confidential Information agreed to by the parties and entered by this Court on January 17, 2007. 3. Information about sales per region is not disclosed in Apple's Form 10-K filings with the Securities Exchange Commission. Rather, Apple reports sales on a worldwide basis. Attached hereto as Exhibit A is a true and correct copy of excerpts from Apple's 10-K filings for fiscal years 2004, 2005 and 2006. The information produced to plaintiffs about direct sales of iPod products and music files from the iTunes Store in the United States is non-public financial information from a public company that should remain confidential. 4. Plaintiffs' expert Dr. John Pisarkiewicz relies on and quotes this confidential information in his declaration in support of plaintiffs' motion for class certification (paragraphs 11, 12, 17 and 18) and Exhibit 3 thereto (Tables 3 and 4, Figures 1 and 2). Plaintiffs have now moved to file this declaration under seal, as required by paragraph 7(f) of the Amended Stipulation and Protective Order. Apple requests that the confidential non-public financial information be placed under seal. I declare under penalty of perjury of the laws of California and the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct of my personal knowledge. Executed this 5th day of February, 2007 at San Francisco, California. _____/s/ Tracy M. Strong____________________ Tracy M. Strong SFI-560738v1 2 C 05 00037