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

Filing 38

MOTION to Dismiss (Notice of Motion to Dismiss the Claim Against It in Plaintiffs' First Amended Complaint). Document filed by M.J.G. Lime Wire Family Limited Partnership.Responses due by 9/5/2007(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., ECF CASE CIVIL ACTION NO. 06 CV. 5936 (GEL) Plaintiffs/Counterclaim Defendants, DEFENDANT M.J.G. LIME WIRE FAMILY LIMITED v. PARTNERSHIP'S NOTICE OF MOTION TO DISMISS THE LIME GROUP LLC; MARK GORTON; GREG CLAIM AGAINST IT IN BILDSON, and M.J.G. LIME WIRE FAMILY PLAINTIFFS' FIRST AMENDED LIMITED PARTNERSHIP COMPLAINT Defendants, and LIME WIRE LLC, Defendant/Counterclaim Plaintiff. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, upon Plaintiffs' First Amended Complaint for Federal Copyright Infringement, Common Law Copyright Infringement, Unfair Competition, Conveyance Made with Intent to Defraud and Unjust Enrichment (a redacted copy of which is attached as Exhibit A to the Declaration of Katherine Forrest on file with the Court's ECF system and an unredacted copy of which Plaintiffs filed with the Court under seal), and the Memorandum of Law in Support of Defendant M.J.G. Lime Wire Family Limited Partnership's Motion to Dismiss the Claim Against It in Plaintiffs' First Amended Complaint, Defendant M.J.G. Lime Wire Family Limited Partnership hereby moves this Court, before the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch, at the Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY, for an order pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, dismissing the claim against it in Plaintiffs' First Amended Complaint; and granting such other and further relief as the Court deems just and proper. Dated: August 16, 2007. Respectfully Submitted, Of counsel: Lauren E. Handler SDNY (LEH 6908) PORZIO, BROMBERG & NEWMAN, P.C. 100 Southgate Parkwaw 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/ Counterplaintiff 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE This is to certify that the foregoing pleading was filed by means of the Court's ECF system. 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 email. _____________/s/_______________ Charles S. Baker TO: 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) Counsel for Plaintiffs/ Counterclaim Defendants Of Counsel: 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) 3