TimesLines, Inc v. Facebook, Inc.

Filing 82

MOTION by Counter Claimant Facebook, Inc., Defendant Facebook, Inc. for leave to file a Document Under Seal (Hughes, Brendan)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION TIMELINES, INC. Plaintiff, v. FACEBOOK, INC. Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No.: 11 CV 6867 HONORABLE JOHN W. DARRAH DEFENDANT FACEBOOK, INC.’S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE UNDER SEAL AN EXCERPT FROM THE RULE 30(b)(6) DEPOSITION OF FACEBOOK, INC. & PLAINTIFF’S FINANCIAL DOCUMENT Pursuant to Local Rule 26.2, Defendant Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”) hereby moves this Court for leave to file under seal an excerpt from the Rule 30(b)(6) deposition transcript of Facebook (86:17-87:2) and a financial document (Bates Nos. T0000001-08) produced by Plaintiff Timelines, Inc. Facebook has included both documents as exhibits in support of its simultaneously-filed summary judgment motion. Pursuant to the Protective Order entered in this case, proprietary or confidential information, designated as “Confidential” or “Highly Confidential – Outside Counsel Only,” may be filed under seal. See Dkt. No. 5 at ¶¶ 4, 5. Both the deposition excerpt and the financial document contain sensitive information that should not be disclosed publicly. The parties designated both documents accordingly. Facebook respectfully requests that this Court grant Facebook’s motion for leave to file under seal the two documents in support of its summary judgment motion. 1 Dated: January 31, 2013 Respectfully submitted,   COOLEY LLP By: /s/ Brendan J. Hughes Peter J. Willsey (pro hac vice) Brendan Hughes (pro hac vice) 1229 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20004 Tel: (202) 842-7800 Fax: (202) 842-7899 Email: pwillsey@cooley.com bhughes@cooley.com Michael G. Rhodes (pro hac vice) 101 California Street, 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111-5800 Tel: (415) 693-2000 Fax: (415) 693-2222 Email: rhodesmg@cooley.com Steven D. McCormick (#1824260) KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 300 North LaSalle Chicago, IL 60654-3406 Tel: (312) 862-2000 Fax: (312) 862-2200 Email: smccormick@kirkland.com Counsel for Facebook, Inc. 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned, an attorney, hereby certifies that he served the foregoing DEFENDANT FACEBOOK, INC.’S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE UNDER SEAL AN EXCERPT FROM THE RULE 30(b)(6) DEPOSITION OF FACEBOOK, INC. & PLAINTIFF’S FINANCIAL DOCUMENT by means of the Court’s CM/ECF System, which causes a true and correct copy of the same to be served electronically on all CM/ECF registered counsel of record, on January 31, 2013. Dated: January 31, 2013 /s/ Brendan J. Hughes Brendan J. Hughes (pro hac vice) COOLEY LLP 1229 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20004 Tel: (202) 842-7800 Fax: (202) 842-7899 Email: bhughes@cooley.com 1095712/HN 3