"The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation"

Filing 106

ORDER by Judge James Ware Consolidating Related Cases; The CLERK shall CONSOLIDATE these related cases WITH the earlier filed action, C05-0037 JW, is the LEAD CASE. ALL FUTURE filings shall be in THE LEAD CASE C05-0037 JW and bear the CAPTION "The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation"; Appointing Co-Lead Counsel. WITHIN 30 days of the date of this Order plaintiffs SHALL FILE a CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT. Signed by Judge James Ware on 3/20/2007. (jwlc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/21/2007)

"The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation" Doc. 106 Case 5:05-cv-00037-JW Document 106 Filed 03/21/2007 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION Melanie Tucker, Somtai Charoensak, et al. v. Plaintiffs, Case No. C 06-04457 JW Related Case No. C 05-00037 JW ORDER CONSOLIDATING RELATED CASES; APPOINTING CO-LEAD COUNSEL United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Apple Computer, Inc., Defendant. / On March 5, 2007, the Court conducted a hearing on its Order to Show Cause Why Cases Should Not Be Consolidated. Based on the papers submitted to date and the oral arguments of counsel, the Court orders as follows: 1. The Clerk shall consolidate these Related Cases such that the earlier filed action, C 05-00037 JW, is the lead case. All future filings shall be in C 05-00037 JW and shall bear the caption, "The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation." 2. The Court appoints The Katriel Law Firm, P.L.L.C. and Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP as Co-Lead Counsel. 3. The Court appoints Somtai Troy Charoensak, Mariana Rosen, and Melanie Tucker as Lead Plaintiffs. 4. Within thirty (30) days of the date of this Order, Lead Plaintiffs shall file a Consolidated Complaint. Dockets.Justia.com Case 5:05-cv-00037-JW Document 106 Filed 03/21/2007 Page 2 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5. In light of this Order, Melanie Tucker's Motion to Appoint Interim Co-Lead Class Counsel is denied as moot and the hearing presently scheduled for March 19, 2007 is VACATED. Dated: March 20, 2007 JAMES WARE United States District Judge United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 Case 5:05-cv-00037-JW Document 106 Filed 03/21/2007 Page 3 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT COPIES OF THIS ORDER HAVE BEEN DELIVERED TO: Adam Richard Sand arsand@JonesDay.com Andrew S. Friedman afriedman@bffb.com Bonny E. Sweeney bsweeney@lerachlaw.com Christopher M. Burke chrisb@lerachlaw.com John J. Stoia jstoia@lerachlaw.com Robert A. Mittelstaedt ramittelstaedt@jonesday.com Tracy Strong tstrong@jonesday.com Brian P Murray bmurray@rabinlaw.com Caroline N. Mitchell cnmitchell@jonesday.com Jacqueline Sailer jsailer@murrayfrank.com Michael David Braun service@braunlawgroup.com Roy A. Katriel rak@katriellaw.com Dated: March 20, 2007 Richard W. Wieking, Clerk By: /s/ JW Chambers Elizabeth Garcia Courtroom Deputy United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28