Arista Records LLC et al v. Lime Wire LLC et al

Filing 101

MOTION for Summary Judgment (Tertiary). Document filed by M.J.G. Lime Wire Family Limited Partnership, Lime Group LLC, Mark Gorton, Greg Bildson.(Baker, Charles)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ARISTA RECORDS LLC; ATLANTIC RECORDING CORPORATION; BMG MUSIC; CAPITOL RECORDS, INC.; ELEKTRA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC.; INTERSCOPE RECORDS; LAFACE RECORDS LLC; MOTOWN RECORD COMPANY, L.P.; PRIORITY RECORDS LLC; SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT; UMG RECORDINGS, INC.; VIRGIN RECORDS AMERICA, INC.; and WARNER BROS. RECORDS INC., Plaintiffs/Counterclaim Defendants, v. LIME GROUP LLC; LIME WIRE LLC; MARK GORTON; and GREG BILDSON, and M.J.G. LIME WIRE FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 06 CV. 5936 (GEL) NOTICE OF DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT Oral Argument Requested PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Defendants Lime Group LLC ("LG"), Mark Gorton ("Gorton"), Greg Bildson ("Bildson") and M.J.G. Lime Wire Family Limited Partnership (the "FLP") (collectively "Defendants"), by their undersigned counsel, hereby move this Court, before the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch, at the United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, Courtroom 6B, New York, New York, for summary judgment in their favor, pursuant to Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Defendants are seeking summary judgment in their favor on all counts of the First Amended Complaint against them; 1369478v1 PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that in support of these motions, Defendants rely upon the accompanying Memorandum of Law in Support of Defendants Greg Bildson, Mark Gorton, Lime Group LLC and M.J.G. Family Limited Partnership's Motion for Summary Judgment, the accompanying Statement of Material Facts Pursuant to Local Rule 56.1(a) in Support of Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment and the accompanying Declarations of Gregory L. Bildson, Mark Gorton, Jesse Rubenfeld and Elizabeth Weiner dated July 17, 2008. Dated: July 18, 2008. Respectfully Submitted, Of counsel: Lauren E. Handler SDNY (LEH 6908) PORZIO, BROMBERG & NEWMAN, P.C. 100 Southgate Parkway P.O. Box 1997 Morristown, NJ 07962-1997 (973) 538-5146 (Facsimile) (973) 889-4326 (Telephone) lehandler@pbn.com ____/s/__________________ Charles S. Baker (CB1365) Joseph D. Cohen (JC3017) Susan K. Hellinger (SH8148) PORTER & HEDGES, LLP 1000 Main Street, 36th Floor Houston, Texas 77002 (713) 226-6000 (Telephone) (713) 228-1331 (Facsimile) cbaker@porterhedges.com jcohen@porterhedges.com shellinger@porterhedges.com Attorneys for Defendants 1369478v1 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE This is to certify that the foregoing pleading was filed by means of the Court's ECF system on the 18th day of July, 2008. Accordingly, it is assumed that all counsel of record received notice of this filing from the ECF system. Lead counsel, listed below, will also receive a courtesy copy via Federal Express. Katherine B. Forrest Teena-Ann V. Sankoorikal Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP Worldwide Plaza 825 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10019-7475 (212) 474-1000 (212) 474-3700 (fax) Kenneth L. Doroshow Karyn A. Temple Recording Industry Association of America 1025 F Street, NW, 10th Floor Washington, DC 20004 (202) 775-0101 (202) 775-7253 (fax) ____________/s/________________ Charles S. Baker 1369478v1