Wi-LAN USA, Inc. et al v. Apple Inc.

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ORDER GRANTING 39 Defendant's Motion to Transfer Venue. Signed by Judge K. Michael Moore on 4/2/2013. (rg1)

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I TH E UNI N TED STATES DI STRI CO URT CT FOR THE SOUTHERN DI STRI OF FLORI CT DA Cas No.1 c 2431 - M e 2- v8 KM W iLAN USA,I an W iLAN,I C. NC. d N Pli if , antfs VS . A PPLE l C . N , De e nt f nda . / ORDER GRANTI DEFENDANT' M O TION TO TRANSFER VENUE NG S THI CAUSE ca be or t Cour upon Def nda ' Re we M oton t Tr nser S me f e he t e nts ne d i o a f Ve u t t eUn td Sae DititCo r f rt S uhen Ditito Caio a( No. 9 . n e o h ie tts src u t o he o t r src f l mi ECF f 3) Pli t f fld aM e r n u i Op o iin ( No 4 )a d Dee d n fld a Re l ( ani s i f e mo a d m n p sto ECF . 9 n fn a t ie py ECF No 5 ) Th M oi n i n w rp f rrve UPON CONS DERATI o te M oin,te . 3 . e to s o ie o e iw. I ON f h to h Re po e a Re y,t pe tne pori nsoft Re or and beng ohe wie f ly a s d i s ns nd pl he ri nt to he c d, i t r s u l dvie n t pr m ies t sCou te e st f l ng Or r he e s ,hi r nt r he olowi de . 1. 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