The Authors Guild, Inc. et al v. Hathitrust et al

Filing 74

MOTION for Summary Judgment. Document filed by Georgina Kleege, National Federation of the Blind, Blair Seidlitz, The National Federation of the Blind, Courtney Wheeler. Responses due by 7/20/2012(Goldstein, Daniel)

  IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ---------------------------------------------------------X THE AUTHORS GUILD, INC., et al., : Plaintiffs, : : v. HATHITRUST, et al., Case No. 11-cv-6351(HB) ORAL ARGUMENT REQUESTED : Defendants. : --------------------------------------------------------------X DEFENDANT INTERVENORS’ NOTICE OF MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, upon the accompanying Memorandum of Law, Declaration of Dr. Mark Maurer, Declaration of George Kerscher, Declaration of Jim Fruchterman, Declaration of Laura Ginsberg Abelson (and the exhibits thereto), Local Rule 56.1 Statement, the Declaration of John Wilkin (filed in support of the HathiTrust defendants’ motion for summary judgment and incorporated by reference herein), and upon all prior pleadings and proceedings had in this action, Defendant Intervenors the National Federation of the Blind, Georgina Kleege, Blair Seidlitz, and Courtney Wheeler will move before the Honorable Harold Baer, U.S. District Judge, at a date and time convenient for the Court, in Courtroom 23B at the United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NewYork 10007, for an order granting summary judgment in favor of the Defendant Intervenors pursuant to FED. R. CIV. P. 56 and such other and further relief as is just and proper. As explained in the above-referenced Memorandum of Law, Declarations, and Local Rule 56.1 Statement of Undisputed Facts, Defendant Intervenors respectfully submit that an order granting summary judgment in their favor should be entered, and such relief should be 1      granted, pursuant to Defendant Intervenors’ rights under sections 107 and 121 of the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §§ 107 and 121. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, pursuant to this Court’s Order dated June 6, 2012, opposition papers must be filed on or before July 20, 2012 and reply papers must be filed on or before July 27, 2012. Dated: June 29, 2012 Respectfully submitted, /s/ Daniel F. Goldstein (admitted pro hac vice) Laura Ginsberg Abelson (admitted pro hac vice) BROWN, GOLDSTEIN & LEVY, LLP 120 E. Baltimore Street Suite 1700 Baltimore, Maryland 21202 Telephone: 410-962-1030 Facsimile: 410-385-0869 dfg@browngold.com labelson@browngold.com Robert J. Bernstein (RB 4230) THE LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT J. BERNSTEIN 380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor New York, NY 10168 Telephone: 212-551-1068 Facsimile: 212-551-1001 rjb@robert-bernsteinlaw.com Peter Jaszi (admitted pro hac vice) 5402 Surrey Street Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815 Telephone: 301-656-1753 Facsimile: 301-656-7483 pjaszi@wcl.american.edu Counsel for Defendant Intervenors 2