Ceglia v. Zuckerberg et al

Filing 44

MOTION to Expedite - Notice of Motion for Expedited Discovery by Facebook, Inc., Mark Elliot Zuckerberg. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Snyder, Orin)

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ------------------------------------ x : PAUL D. CEGLIA, : : Plaintiff, : : v. : : MARK ELLIOT ZUCKERBERG and : FACEBOOK, INC., : : Defendants. ------------------------------------ x NOTICE OF MOTION FOR EXPEDITED DISCOVERY Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-00569RJA PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that upon the accompanying Memorandum of Law and the annexed Declarations of Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Professor Frank J. Romano, Gus R. Lesnevich, Professor Gerald R. McMenamin, Bryan J. Rose, Michael F. McGowan, Don Henne, and Dr. Albert Lyter III, and accompanying exhibits, the undersigned will move this Court, at a date and time to be set by the Court, for expedited discovery under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(d)(1), and an order: (1) Compelling immediate production of the original signed version of the purported contract attached to the Amended Complaint, the native electronic version of that document, and all copies of the purported contract in electronic or hard-copy form; (2) Compelling immediate production of the purported emails described in the Amended Complaint in their original, native electronic form, as well as all copies of the purported emails in electronic or hard-copy form; (3) Immediately seizing, and permitting Defendants to inspect and image, all computers and electronic media in Plaintiff’s possession, custody, or control; and (4) Staying all other discovery until this initial phase of discovery is complete. 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 June 2, 2011 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