Ceglia v. Zuckerberg et al

Filing 318

MOTION to Dismiss by Facebook, Inc., Mark Elliot Zuckerberg.(Snyder, Orin)

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -----------------------------------PAUL D. CEGLIA, Plaintiff, v. MARK ELLIOT ZUCKERBERG and FACEBOOK, INC., Defendants. ------------------------------------ x : : : : : : : : : x NOTICE OF MOTION TO DISMISS Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-00569RJA PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that upon the accompanying Memorandum of Law, Declaration of Alexander H. Southwell, Esq., Declaration of Bryan J. Rose, Declaration of Lisa T. Simpson, Esq., and Declaration of Amanda M. Aycock, Esq., all with accompanying exhibits, the undersigned move this Court, as soon as the motion may be heard by this Court, to dismiss Plaintiff Paul Ceglia’s Amended Complaint with prejudice under this Court’s inherent power and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37, and for an order: (1) Dismissing the Amended Complaint with prejudice; and (2) Awarding Defendants their reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees, and all other relief to which they may be entitled. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, pursuant to Local Civil Rule of Procedure 7 of this Court, Defendants request oral argument and state their intention to file and serve reply papers. Dated: New York, New York March 26, 2012 Respectfully submitted, /s/ Orin Snyder Orin Snyder Alexander H. Southwell GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP 200 Park Avenue, 47th Floor New York, NY 10166-0193 (212) 351-4000 Thomas H. Dupree, Jr. GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036 (202) 955-8500 Terrance P. Flynn HARRIS BEACH PLLC 726 Exchange Street Suite 1000 Buffalo, NY 14210 (716) 200-5120 Attorneys for Defendants Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, Inc. 2