Levitte v. Google Inc.

Filing 67

ORDER Granting Motion to Consolidate Cases in case (66) 5:08-cv-03369-JW . Signed by Judge James Ware on 10/2/2009. (jwlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/2/2009) Modified on 10/20/2009 (sp, COURT STAFF). Modified docket text re formatting on 11/5/2009 (ecg, COURT STAFF).

Levitte v. Google Inc. Doc. 67 Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document67 Filed10/02/09 Page1 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 OF D IS T UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT I C T R NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION ER N 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 This Document Relates to: All Actions STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CONSOLIDATING OLABODE V. GOOGLE, INC., NO. 09-3414 JW INTO IN RE GOOGLE ADWORDS LITIGATION, NO. 08-3369 JW IN RE GOOGLE ADWORDS LITIGATION Case No. 08-3369 JW 1. Dockets.Justia.com A C LI ROBERT C. SCHUBERT S.B.N. 62684 WILLEM F. JONCKHEER S.B.N. 178748 KIMBERLY A. KRALOWEC S.B.N. 163158 SCHUBERT JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP ERED O ORD D Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 IT IS S DIFIE San Francisco, CA 94111 AS MO Telephone: (415) 788-4220 Facsimile: (415) 788-0161 re mes Wa Judge Ja Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs UNIT ED S S DISTRICT TE C TA FO R NIA RT U O NO RT H Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document67 Filed10/02/09 Page2 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 WHEREAS, by order dated February 25, 2009 the Court consolidated four related class actions under the foregoing caption, and appointed the law firm of Schubert Jonckheer Kolbe & Kralowec LLP as interim lead counsel (Docket #40); WHEREAS, by order dated February 25, 2009, the Court bifurcated discovery into class and merits discovery, and issued a scheduling order for Class Discovery, including the plaintiffs' motion for class certification (Docket #41); WHEREAS, on April 24, 2009, plaintiffs filed the Consolidated Class Action Complaint in this matter (Docket #45); WHEREAS, on May 18, 2009, defendant Google, Inc. ("Google") filed the answer to the Consolidated Class Action Complaint; WHEREAS, on July 27, 2009, the action Olabode v. Google Inc., No. 09-3414 JW was filed in this Court, which action is based on the same alleged facts and circumstances concerning Google's AdWords program at issue in the consolidated action; WHEREAS, on August 21, 2009, the Court issued an order relating Olabode to the consolidated action; WHEREAS, on September 17, 2009, following a case management conference, the Court issued a further scheduling order (1) setting a Class Discovery cutoff of May 24, 2010 and a hearing date for plaintiffs' motion for class certification on September 20, 2010; and (2) directing the parties to stipulate to consolidation of the Olabode action (Docket #65); WHEREAS, the parties agree that, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 21, plaintiff Olabode should be added to the consolidated action as party plaintiff, such that service of the Olabode complaint is unnecessary; THEREFORE, the parties hereby stipulate, and request the Court to order, as follows: 1. The action Olabode v. Google, Inc., No. 09-3414 JW is hereby consolidated into In 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 re Google AdWords Litigation, No. 08-3369 JW. 2. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 21, plaintiff Olabode is added to the consolidated action as a party plaintiff. 2. Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document67 Filed10/02/09 Page3 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 3. All orders regarding (a) the appointment of plaintiffs' interim lead counsel (Docket #40) and (b) scheduling matters in the consolidated action (Docket #65) shall remain unchanged. 4. The Consolidated Class Action Complaint filed April 24, 2009 (Docket #45) shall remain, and be deemed, the operative complaint. 5. In light of the foregoing, the Olabode complaint need not be served, and Google shall not be required to answer or otherwise respond to the Olabode complaint. Dated: September 21, 2009 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: September 21, 2009 Dated: September 21, 2009 SCHUBERT JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP ROBERT C. SCHUBERT S.B.N. 62684 WILLEM F. JONCKHEER S.B.N. 178748 KIMBERLY A. KRALOWEC S.B.N. 163158 By: /s/Willem F. Jonckheer Willem F. Jonckheer Attorneys for Consolidated Plaintiffs COOLEY GODWARD KRONISH LLP By: /s/Leo P. Norton Leo P. Norton Attorneys for Defendant GOOGLE, INC. THE TERRELL LAW GROUP AMAMGBO & ASSOCIATES By: /s/Reginald Von Terrell Reginald Von Terrell Attorneys for Plaintiff Bolaji Olabode 3. Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document67 Filed10/02/09 Page4 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 ATTESTATION OF FILER I, Willem F. Jonckheer, hereby attest that concurrence in the filing of the document has been obtained from each of the other signatories. Dated: September 21, 2009 SCHUBERT JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP By: /s/Willem F. Jonckheer Willem F. Jonckheer Attorneys for Plaintiffs 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: October 2, 2009 ___________________________________ Hon. James Ware 1. ORDER The action Olabode v. Google, Inc., No. 09-3414 JW is hereby consolidated into In re Google AdWords Litigation, No. 08-3369 JW. 2. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 21, plaintiff Olabode is added to the consolidated action as a party plaintiff. 3. All orders regarding (a) the appointment of plaintiffs' interim lead counsel (Docket #40) and (b) scheduling matters in the consolidated action (Docket #65) shall remain unchanged. 4. The Consolidated Class Action Complaint filed April 24, 2009 (Docket #45) shall remain, and be deemed, the operative complaint. 5. In light of the foregoing, the Olabode complaint need not be served, and Google shall not be required to answer or otherwise respond to the Olabode complaint. The Clerk of Court shall administratively close C 09-3414 JW. 4.