"The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation"

Filing 167

STIPULATION Modifying Class Certification Briefing Schedule by Melanie Tucker. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Sweeney, Bonny) (Filed on 8/20/2008)

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"The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation" Doc. 167 1 COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP 2 BONNY E. SWEENEY (176174) 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900 3 San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619/231-1058 4 619/231-7423 (fax) bonnys@csgrr.com 5 THE KATRIEL LAW FIRM 6 ROY A. KATRIEL (pro hac vice) 1101 30th Street, N.W., Suite 500 7 Washington, DC 20007 Telephone: 202/625-4342 8 202/330-5593 (fax) rak@katriellaw.com 9 Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs 10 [Additional counsel appear on signature page.] 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 SAN JOSE DIVISION 14 THE APPLE IPOD ITUNES ANTI-TRUST ) Lead Case No. C-05-00037-JW(RS) ) 15 LITIGATION ) CLASS ACTION ) 16 ) STIPULATION MODIFYING CLASS This Document Relates To: ) CERTIFICATION BRIEFING SCHEDULE 17 ) ALL ACTIONS. ) Case No. C 07-6507 JW 18 STACIE SOMERS, On Behalf Of Herself And ) ) CLASS ACTION 19 All Others Similarly Situated, ) 20 ) Plaintiff, ) 21 ) vs. ) 22 APPLE, INC., a California corporation, ) ) 23 ) Defendant. ) _ 24 25 26 27 28 Dockets.Justia.com 1 WHEREAS, the parties in The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation, No. C-05-00037-JW 2 ("Direct Case"), and Somers v. Apple, Inc., No. C-07-6507-JW ("Indirect Case"), entered into good 3 faith mediation discussions on July 21, 2008 with JAMS mediators the Honorable Daniel Weinstein 4 (Ret.) and Cathy Yanni, Esq.; 5 WHEREAS, at the close of mediation, the parties agreed to exchange additional discovery 6 and continue informal mediation discussions. At the request of Judge Weinstein and Cathy Yanni, 7 the Court agreed to a two week extension to the class certification briefing schedules; 8 WHEREAS, the parties have exchanged additional discovery as a result of mediation and 9 continue to engage in mediation discussions. The parties and mediators request an additional 10 extension in the class certification briefing and related hearing schedules to allow the parties 11 adequate time to continue discussions towards informal resolution; 12 WHEREAS, the parties have conferred and agreed to a short extension for the class 13 certification briefing and related hearing schedules; 14 WHEREAS, under the current pretrial schedule ordered by the Court on June 4, 2008, in the 15 Direct Case Plaintiffs filed their Motion for Class Certification on July 21, 2008, Defendant is 16 required to file its opposition by September 19, 2008, Plaintiffs are required to file their reply brief 17 on or before October 17, 2008, and the Court shall hold a hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion for Class 18 Certification on November 10, 2008 at 9 a.m. Additionally, the Court is to hold a joint interim case 19 management conference on August 25, 2008; and 20 WHEREAS, under the current pretrial schedule ordered by the Court on June 4, 2008, in the 21 Indirect Case, Plaintiff is required to file her Motion for Class Certification on November 3, 2008, 22 Defendant is required to filed its opposition by January 15, 2009, Plaintiff is required to file her reply 23 brief on or before March 2, 2009, and the Court shall hold a hearing on Plaintiff's Motion for Class 24 Certification on March 23, 2009 at 9 a.m. Additionally, the Court is to hold a joint interim case 25 management conference on August 25, 2008. 26 NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, by and among the 27 parties, through their undersigned counsel, that good cause exists to modify the class certification 28 schedules as follows: STIPULATION MODIFYING CLASS CERTIFICATION BRIEFING SCHEDULE - C-0500037-JW(RS) -1- 1 2 A. 1. Direct Case The Court shall hold an interim case management conference on September 22, 2008, 3 or a date convenient for the Court. 4 5 2. 3. Defendant shall file its opposition to class certification on or before October 17, 2008. Plaintiffs shall file their reply brief to Defendant's opposition on or before November 6 17, 2008. 7 4. The Court shall hold a hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification on 8 December 8, 2008 at 9 a.m., or a date convenient for the Court. 9 10 B. 1. Indirect Case The Court shall hold an interim case management conference on September 22, 2008, 11 or a date convenient for the Court. 12 13 14 15 2009. 16 5. The Court shall hold a hearing on Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification on April 2. 3. 4. Plaintiff shall file her Motion for Class Certification on or before December 1, 2008. Defendant shall file its opposition on or before February 12, 2009. Plaintiff shall file her reply brief to Defendant's opposition on or before March 30, 17 20, 2009, at 9 a.m., or a date convenient for the Court. 18 IT IS SO STIPULATED. 19 DATED: August 20, 2008 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION MODIFYING CLASS CERTIFICATION BRIEFING SCHEDULE - C-0500037-JW(RS) COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP BONNY E. SWEENEY s/ BONNY E. SWEENEY BONNY E. SWEENEY 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900 San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619/231-1058 619/231-7423 (fax) -2- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Additional Counsel for Plaintiffs 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION MODIFYING CLASS CERTIFICATION BRIEFING SCHEDULE - C-0500037-JW(RS) THE KATRIEL LAW FIRM ROY A. KATRIEL 1101 30th Street, N.W., Suite 500 Washington, DC 20007 Telephone: 202/625-4342 202/330-5593 (fax) Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs BONNETT, FAIRBOURN, FRIEDMAN & BALINT, P.C. ANDREW S. FRIEDMAN FRANCIS J. BALINT, JR. ELAINE A. RYAN TODD D. CARPENTER 2901 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ 85012 Telephone: 602/274-1100 602/274-1199 (fax) BRAUN LAW GROUP, P.C. MICHAEL D. BRAUN 12304 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 109 Los Angeles, CA 90025 Telephone: 310/442-7755 310/442-7756 (fax) MURRAY, FRANK & SAILER LLP BRIAN P. MURRAY JACQUELINE SAILER 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 801 New York, NY 10016 Telephone: 212/682-1818 212/682-1892 (fax) GLANCY BINKOW & GOLDBERG LLP MICHAEL GOLDBERG 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 311 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Telephone: 310/201-9150 310/201-9160 (fax) -3- 1 DATED: August 20, 2008 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 JONES DAY ROBERT A. MITTELSTAEDT CAROLINE M. MITCHELL TRACY STRONG s/ ROBERT A. MITTELSTAEDT ROBERT A. MITTELSTAEDT 555 California Street, 26th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: 415/626-3939 415/875-5700 (fax) Attorneys for Defendant, Apple, Inc. 9 10 DATED: August 20, 2008 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION MODIFYING CLASS CERTIFICATION BRIEFING SCHEDULE - C-0500037-JW(RS) S:\CasesSD\Apple Tying\STP00053468.doc HAEGGQUIST LAW GROUP ALREEN HAEGGQUIST s/ ALREEN HAEGGQUIST ALREEN HAEGGQUIST 501 West Broadway, Suite A-276 San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619/955-8218 619/342-7878 (fax) LAW OFFICE OF HELEN ZELDES HELEN I. ZELDES 249 S. Highway 101, #370 Solana Beach, CA 92075 Telephone: 858/523-1713 858/523-1783 (fax) MEHRI & SKALET, PLLC STEVEN A. SKALET CRAIG L. BRISKIN 1250 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 300 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: 202/822-5100 202/822-4997 (fax) Attorneys for Plaintiffs Stacie Somers -4- 1 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on August 20, 2008, I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk of 3 the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the e-mail 4 addresses denoted on the attached Electronic Mail Notice List, and I hereby certify that I have 5 mailed the foregoing document or paper via the United States Postal Service to the non-CM/ECF 6 participants indicated on the attached Manual Notice List. 7 I certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the 8 foregoing is true and correct. Executed on August 20, 2008. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 s/ BONNY E. SWEENEY BONNY E. SWEENEY COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900 San Diego, CA 92101-3301 Telephone: 619/231-1058 619/231-7423 (fax) E-mail:Bonnys@csgrr.com CAND-ECF Page 1 of 2 Mailing Information for a Case 5:05-cv-00037-JW Electronic Mail Notice List The following are those who are currently on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case. Joseph Balint , Jr fbalint@bffb.com Francis David Braun service@braunlawgroup.com Michael S. Friedman rcreech@bffb.com,afriedman@bffb.com Andrew A. Katriel rak@katriellaw.com,rk618@aol.com Roy J. Kennedy tkennedy@murrayfrank.com Thomas Nason Mitchell cnmitchell@jonesday.com,mlandsborough@jonesday.com,ewallace@jonesday.com Caroline Allan Mittelstaedt ramittelstaedt@jonesday.com,ybennett@jonesday.com Robert P Murray bmurray@murrayfrank.com Brian Sailer jsailer@murrayfrank.com Jacqueline Richard Sand , Esq invalidaddress@invalidaddress.com Adam J. Stoia , Jr jstoia@csgrr.com John Strong tstrong@jonesday.com,dharmon@jonesday.com Tracy E. Sweeney bonnys@csgrr.com,tturner@csgrr.com,E_file_sd@csgrr.com Bonny I. Zeldes helenz@zeldeslaw.com,hzeldes@yahoo.com Helen https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/MailList.pl?390203903105649-L_497_0-1 8/20/2008 CAND-ECF Page 2 of 2 Manual Notice List The following is the list of attorneys who are not on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case (who therefore require manual noticing). You may wish to use your mouse to select and copy this list into your word processing program in order to create notices or labels for these recipients. Todd David Carpenter Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman, & Balint 2901 N. Central Avenue Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ 85012 Elaine A. Ryan Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint, P.C 2901 N. Central Avenue Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ 85012 https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/MailList.pl?390203903105649-L_497_0-1 8/20/2008