Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al

Filing 137

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh denying 93 Stipulation Selecting Private ADR; Referring Parties to Magistrate Judge Settlement Conference.(lhklc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/25/2012)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 APPLE, INC., a California corporation, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., a ) Korean corporation; SAMSUNG ) ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC., a New York ) corporation; and SAMSUNG ) TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC, ) a Delaware limited liability company, ) ) Defendants. ) ) Case No.: 12-CV-00630-LHK ORDER REFERRING PARTIES TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE (re: dkt #93) On April 11, 2012, the parties in this case filed a stipulation selecting private ADR and 20 requesting a deadline of 180 days from the date of the referral order. See ECF No. 93. However, 21 in Apple Inc. v. Samsung Elecs. Co. Ltd., Case No. 11-cv-01846-LHK (“Apple I”), the parties 22 agreed to participate in a Magistrate Judge Settlement Conference (“MJSC”) with Judge Spero, and 23 to be represented at the MJSC by the parties’ respective chief executive officer (“CEO”) and 24 general counsel. See Apple I, ECF No. 873. The parties have previously represented that any 25 resolution of their disputes must be global. 26 Accordingly, in the above-captioned matter, the parties’ stipulation to private ADR with a 27 180-day deadline is rejected. Instead, the parties are hereby referred to an MJSC with Magistrate 28 1 Case No.: 12-CV-00630-LHK ORDER REFERRING PARTIES TO MJSC 1 Judge Spero with an 82-day deadline, to coincide with the deadline in Apple I. As in Apple I, the 2 CEO and general counsel of the respective parties shall appear at and participate in the MJSC. 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 5 Dated: April 25, 2012 _________________________________ LUCY H. KOH United States District Judge 6 7 8 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 Case No.: 12-CV-00630-LHK ORDER REFERRING PARTIES TO MJSC