In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation

Filing 152

Stipulation and Order Regarding Amending Answers and Affirmative Defenses by Hon. Lucy H. Koh granting (151) Stipulation in case 5:11-cv-02509-LHK. Associated Cases: 5:11-cv-02509-LHK, 5:11-cv-03538-LHK, 5:11-cv-03539-LHK, 5:11-cv-03540-LHK, 5:11-cv-03541-LHK, 5:12-cv-01262-LHK (lhklc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/15/2012) Modified text on 6/18/2012 (dhm, COURT STAFF).

Case5:11-cv-02509-LHK Document151 Filed06/14/12 Page1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 ROBERT T. HASLAM (State Bar No. 71134) EMILY JOHNSON HENN (State Bar No. 269482) COVINGTON & BURLING LLP 333 Twin Dolphin Dr., Suite 700 Redwood Shores, CA 94065 Telephone: (650) 632-4700 Facsimile: (650) 632-4800 8 DEBORAH A. GARZA, pro hac vice JONATHAN HERCZEG, pro hac vice COVINGTON & BURLING LLP 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20004 Telephone: (202) 662-6000 Facsimile: (202) 662-6291 9 Attorneys for Defendant Pixar 6 7 10 [Additional counsel listed on signature page] 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 SAN JOSE DIVISION 14 15 IN RE: HIGH-TECH EMPLOYEE ANTITRUST LITIGATION Master Docket No. 11-CV-2509-LHK 16 17 THIS DOCUMENT RELATES TO: 18 All Actions STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING AMENDING ANSWERS AND AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES______________________ 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 This Stipulation and Proposed Order is entered into by and among the parties to the above captioned actions. WHEREAS, on May 21, 2012, Defendants filed answers to the Consolidated Amended Complaint (Dkt Nos. 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131 & 132); and WHEREAS, on June 7, 2012, Plaintiffs wrote to Defendants claiming various deficiencies with respect to Defendants’ affirmative defenses: The parties agree as follows and request that the Court enter an Order approving this Stipulation. 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER MASTER DOCKET NO. 11-CV-2509-LHK Case5:11-cv-02509-LHK Document151 Filed06/14/12 Page2 of 5 1 1. Defendants in the above-captioned cases shall have 21 days from the date of this 2 Stipulation to file amended answers and affirmative defenses. Defendants’ amended answers and 3 affirmative defenses shall not include any new affirmative defenses. Without conceding that 4 Plaintiffs’ arguments have merit, Defendants agree to consider Plaintiffs’ arguments in an effort 5 to avoid motions practice. 6 7 8 9 10 2. Plaintiffs in the above-captioned cases shall have 21 days from the filing of each Defendant’s amended answer and affirmative defenses to seek relief pursuant to Rule 12(f). 3. Plaintiffs acknowledge that this Stipulation shall not foreclose Defendants from seeking leave to amend or add affirmative defenses or specific denials after Defendants have filed their amended answers and affirmative defenses. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Dated: June 14, 2012 COVINGTON & BURLING LLP By: /s/ Emily Johnson Henn Robert T. Haslam, III Emily Johnson Henn 333 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 700 Redwood City, CA 94065 Telephone: (650) 632-4700 Deborah A. Garza, pro hac vice Jonathan Herczeg, pro hac vice COVINGTON & BURLING LLP 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20004 Telephone: (202) 662-6000 Facsimile: (202) 662-6291 Attorneys for Defendant PIXAR 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER MASTER DOCKET NO. 11-CV-2509-LHK Case5:11-cv-02509-LHK Document151 Filed06/14/12 Page3 of 5 1 Dated: June 14, 2012 O’MELVENY & MYERS LLP 2 By: 3 4 George Riley Michael F. Tubach Lisa Chen Christina J. Brown Two Embarcadero Center, 28th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 984-8700 Facsimile: (415) 984-8701 5 6 7 8 Attorneys for Defendant APPLE INC. 9 10 /s/ Michael F. Tubach Dated: June 14, 2012 KEKER & VAN NEST LLP 11 By: 12 13 John W. Keker Daniel Purcell Eugene M. Page Paula L. Blizzard 710 Sansome Street San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 381-5400 Facsimile: (415) 397-7188 14 15 16 17 Attorneys for Defendant LUCASFILM LTD. 18 19 /s/ Daniel Purcell Dated: June 14, 2012 JONES DAY 20 21 By: 22 26 Robert A. Mittelstaedt Craig A. Waldman David C. Kiernan Catherine T. Broderick Craig E. Stewart 555 California Street, 26th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 626-3939 Facsimile: (415) 875-5700 27 Attorneys for Defendant ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 23 24 25 /s/ David C. Kiernan 28 -3- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER MASTER DOCKET NO. 11-CV-2509-LHK Case5:11-cv-02509-LHK Document151 Filed06/14/12 Page4 of 5 1 Dated: June 14, 2012 JONES DAY 2 By: 3 4 /s/ David C. Kiernan 8 Robert A. Mittelstaedt Craig A. Waldman David C. Kiernan Catherine T. Broderick Craig E. Stewart 555 California Street, 26th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 626-3939 Facsimile: (415) 875-5700 9 Attorneys for Defendant INTUIT INC. 5 6 7 10 Dated: June 14, 2012 MAYER BROWN LLP 11 By: 12 13 Lee H. Rubin Edward D. Johnson Donald M. Falk Two Palo Alto Square 3000 El Camino Real, Suite 300 Palo Alto, CA 94306-2112 Telephone: (650) 331-2057 Facsimile: (650) 331-4557 14 15 16 17 Attorneys for Defendant GOOGLE INC. 18 19 /s/ Lee H. Rubin Dated: June 14, 2012 BINGHAM McCUTCHEN LLP 20 21 By: 22 25 Donn P. Pickett Frank M. Hinman Three Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 393-2000 Facsimile: (415) 383-2286 26 Attorneys for Defendant INTEL CORPORATION 23 24 /s/ Frank M. Hinman 27 28 -4- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER MASTER DOCKET NO. 11-CV-2509-LHK Case5:11-cv-02509-LHK Document151 Filed06/14/12 Page5 of 5 1 LIEFF, CABRASER, HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN, LLP 2 Dated: June 14, 2012 3 4 /s/ Kelly M. Dermody Richard M. Heimann (State Bar No. 63607) Kelly M. Dermody (State Bar No. 171716) Eric B. Fastiff (State Bar No. 182260) Brendan Glackin (State Bar No. 199643) Dean Harvey (State Bar No. 250298) Anne B. Shaver (State Bar No. 255928) LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN, LLP 275 Battery Street, 29th Floor San Francisco, California 94111-3339 Telephone: 415.956.1000 Facsimile: 415.956.1008 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 By: Co- Lead Counsel for Plaintiff Class Dated: June 14, 201 SAVERI LAW FIRM 12 By: 13 14 /s/ Joseph R. Saveri Joseph R. Saveri (State Bar No. 130064) SAVERI LAW FIRM 255 California, Suite 450 San Francisco, California 94111 Telephone: 415.500.6800 Facsimile: 415.500.6803 15 16 17 Co- Lead Counsel for Plaintiff Class 18 19 20 ATTESTATION: Pursuant to General Order 45, Part X-B, the filer attests that concurrence in 21 the filing of this document has been obtained from all signatories. 22 23 24 25 26 SO ORDERED. June 15, Dated: ________________. 2012 By: Honorable Lucy H. Koh United States District Judge 27 28 -5- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER MASTER DOCKET NO. 11-CV-2509-LHK