Unites States of America v. Apple, Inc. et al

Filing 214

FILING ERROR - DEFICIENT DOCKET ENTRY - MOTION to File Amicus Brief. Document filed by Bob Kohn. (Attachments: # 1 Supplement Memorandum in Support of Motion for Amicus, # 2 Exhibit Proposed Amicus Brief)(Brower, Steven) Modified on 4/30/2013 (db).

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK __________________________________________ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Plaintiff, v. APPLE, INC., HACHETTE BOOK GROUP, INC., HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS, L.L.C. VERLAGSGRUPPE GEORG VON HOLTZBRINK PUBLISHERS, LLC d/b/a MACMILLAN, THE PENGUIN GROUP, A DIVISION OF PEARSON PLC, PENGUIN GROUP (USA), INC. and SIMON & SCHUSTER, INC., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No.12-CV-2826 (DLC) MOTION OF AMICUS CURIAE BOB KOHN FOR LEAVE TO FILE A 5-PAGE AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF SOLELY TO REPLY TO GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENTS TO THE PROPOSED FINAL JUDGMENT WITH THE PENGUIN DEFENDANTS Amicus Curiae Bob Kohn, through his pro bono counsel, pursuant to 15 U.S.C. Sec. 16(f)(3), hereby moves for leave to file an amicus curiae brief for the sole purpose of commenting on the Department of Justice’s response to public comments (“Government Response to Comments”) to the proposed Final Judgment with respect to the Penguin defendants (“Penguin Settlement”), which was filed with the Court on April 5, 2013. The grounds for this motion, as more fully set forth in the accompanying Memorandum of Points and Authorities, are that Kohn’s comments would be helpful to the Court in evaluating the Penguin Settlement. WHEREFORE, this motion should be granted and Kohn should be authorized to file, pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 16(f)(3), the proposed brief amicus curiae accompanying this motion. Dated: April 29, 2012 Respectfully submitted, _______________________ BOB KOHN California Bar No. 100793 140 E. 28th St. New York, NY 10016 Tel. +1.408.602.5646 Fax. +1.831.309.7222 eMail: bob@bobkohn.com /s/ Steven Brower By: _______________________ STEVEN BROWER [PRO HAC] California Bar No. 93568 BUCHALTER NEMER 18400 Von Karman Ave., Suite 800 Irvine, California 92612-0514 Tel: +1.714.549.5150 Fax: +1.949.224.6410 Email: sbrower@buchalter.com Pro Bono Counsel to Bob Kohn