Arista Records LLC et al v. Lime Wire LLC et al
STIPULATION AND ORDER WITHDRAWING PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR A RECEIVER: 1. J. Christopher Racich is appointed Neutral Custodian and charged with the responsibilities detailed in the Security Protocol, attached (under seal) as Exhibit A. 2. Plaintiffs' Motion for a Receiver is withdrawn without prejudice. (Signed by Judge Kimba M. Wood on 3/3/2011) (lnl)
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ARISTA RECORDS LLC; ATLANTlC RECORDING CORPORATION; ARISTA MUSIC, t1ca SMG MUSIC; CAPrrOL
RECORDS, LLC. fka CAPITOL RECORDS. INC.; ELEKTRA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC.; INTERSCOPE RECORDS; LAFACE RECORDS LLC; MOTOWN RECORD COMPANY, L.P.; PRIORITY RECORDS LtC; SONY MUSIC ENTERTAlNMENT, tka SONY SMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMEN1'; UMG RECORDINGS, INC.; VIRGIN RECORDS AMERlCA. INC.; and WARNER BROS. RECORDS INC.,
06 Civ. 05936 (KMW) (DF)
v. LIME WIRE L1.C; LIME GROUP LLC;
MARK GORTON; and M.lG. LIME WIRE FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSH[P. Defendants. .
STIPULATION AND iPR9P6SEDtORDER
WITHDRAWING PLA1NTIFFS' MOTION FOR A RECEIVER
Joseph T. Baio. Esq. Tariq Mundiya, Esq. Mary 1. Eaton. Esq. Me:i Lin Kwan·OCIt. Esq. Todd G. Cosenza... Esq.
WiUkie Fm & Gallagher LLP
Glenn D. Pomerantz (pro hac: vice) Kelly M Klaus (pro hac vice) Melinda E. LeMoine Jonathan H. Blavin (pro hac vice) Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP
355 South Grand Avenue
787 Seventh Avenue New York, N.Y. 10019·6099
(212) 728-8000 Aflomeysfor Dcfendanl$ March 1.2011
Los Angeles, CA 90071 (213) 683·9 J00 Attorneys/or Plait1lijJ.~
WFG 38-004 OPP 3834
WHEREAS, on November 18. 2010, Plaintiffs moved the Court to appoint a receiver, and on November 23.2010, Defendants opposed the Motion; and
WHEREAS, on December 6, 20 10, this Court held a hearing to address Plaintiffs'
Motion, and ordered the parties to meet and confer with their respective experts and work
together to attempt to resolve the concerns raised in the Motion; and WHEREAS. the parties have met and conferred at length and conducted certain
discovery pursuant to the Court's directive and as a result have reached certain
agreements tbat they now seek to fOIll1alize before this Court; and WHEREAS, the parties have negotiated 8. remedial mcasurl! and a security protocol, which security protocol is attached (under seal) to this Stipulation and [Proposed] Order as Exhibit i\ ("the Security Protocol"); and WHEREAS, the parties have agreed to have J. Christopher Racich ofVestigant act as a Neutral Custodian to implement a Security Protocol; and WHEREAS. Plaintiffs do not waive, and expressly reserve, 8lJ claims; and WHEREAS. Defendants do not waive, and expressly reserve, all defenses; WHEREAS, upon the Court's approval of this Stipulation and appointment ofthe
Neutral Custodian. Plaintiffs have agreed to withdraw their Motion for a Receiver, without prejudice. reserving all rights as above;
WFG 38-004 OPP 3834
NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby stipulated and agreed as follows: 1. J. Christopher Racich is appointed Neutral. Custodian and charged with the responsibilities detailed in the Security Protocol. attached (under seal) as Exhibit A. 2. Plaintiffs' Motion for a Receiver is withdrav.'U without prejudice.
Joseph T. Baio, Esq.
Tariq Mundiya, Esq.
Mary J. Eaton, Esq.
Mei Lin Kwan-Gett, Esq.
Todd G. Cosenza, Esq.
WilJkie Fan & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York. N.Y. 10019·6099
(212) 728-8000 Acrorneys or Dejendants
Glenn D. Pomerantz (pro hac vice) Kelly M. Klaus (pro hac vice) Melinda E. LeMoine Jonathan H. Blavin (pro hac: vice) Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP 355 South Grand A. venue Los AngeJes, CA 90071 (213) 683-9100
Melinda. E. LeMoine
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Date: Kimba M. Wood
United States District Judge