Gibson Guitar Corporation v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et al

Filing 67

MOTION for attorney Edward J. DeFranco, Esq. to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Amazon.com, Inc., GameStop Corporation, Toys-R-Us, Inc., Sears, Roebuck & Co., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Target Corporation, Kmart Corporation. (PHV FEE PAID) (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Granting Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Edward J. DeFranco, Esq.)(Lipshie, Samuel) Modified on 5/15/2008 (gi).

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Gibson Guitar Corporation v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et al Doc. 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE NASHVILLE DIVISION Gibson Guitar Corporation Plaintiff, v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corporation, Kmart Corporation, Sears Roebuck & Co., Amazon.com, Inc., GameStop Corporation, Toys-R-Us, Inc., Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., MTV (a division of Viacom International, Inc.), and Electronic Arts, Inc. Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. 3:08-0279 Judge Wiseman Magistrate Judge Griffin MOTION FOR ADMISSION PRO HAC VICE OF EDWARD J. DeFRANCO, ESQ. Defendants Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corporation, Kmart Corporation, Sears Roebuck & Co., Amazon.com, Inc., GameStop Corporation and Toys-R-Us, Inc. ("the Retailer Defendants"), by and through undersigned counsel, pursuant to Local Rule 1(d), hereby mo ves for the admission pro hac vice o f Edward J. DeFranco as counsel for the Retailer Defendants. Mr. DeFranco is a partner with the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP, 51 Madison Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10010. He is not a resident of this district, nor does he have an office in this district for the practice of law. Attached hereto is a proposed Order admitting Mr. DeFranco to appear in this case pro hac vice. 1813639 v1 109553-001 5/14/2008 Dockets.Justia.com Respect fully submitted, /s/Samuel D. Lipshie Samuel D. Lipshie (No. 9538) Thor Y. Urness (No. 13641) Jonathan D. Rose (No. 20967) BOULT CUMMINGS CONNERS BERRY, PLC 1600 Division Street, Suite 700 P.O. Box 340025 Nashville, TN 37203 Telephone: (615) 252-2340 Facsimile: (615) 252-6380 OF COUNSEL: Edward J. DeFranco James M. Glass QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART OLIVER & HEDGES, LLP 51 Madison Avenue, 22nd Floor New York, New York 10010 Telephone: (212) 849-7000 Facsimile: (212) 443-7100 Harry A. Olivar, Jr. QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART OLIVER & HEDGES, LLP 865 Figueroa Street, 10th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017 Telephone: (213) 443-3000 Facsimile: (213) 443-3100 1813639 v1 109553-001 5/14/2008 -2- CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing is being filed electronically. Notice of this filing will be sent by operation of the Court's electronic filing system to: Douglas R. Pierce King & Ballow 315 Union Street, Suite 1100 Nashville, TN 37210 Matthew W. Siegal Richard Eskew Jason M. Sobel Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP 180 Maden Lane New York, NY 10038-4982 William Taylor Ramsey Aubrey B. Harwell, III Neal & Harwell 150 Fourth Avenue, North 2000 First Union Tower Nashville, TN 37210-2498 Mark A. Samuels Robert M. Schwartz William J. Charron O'Melveny & Myers LLP 400 South Hope Street Los Angeles, CA 90071-2899 on this the 14th day of May, 2008. s/Samuel D. Lipshie Samuel D. Lipshie 1813639 v1 109553-001 5/14/2008 -3-