FPX, LLC v. Google, Inc. et al

Filing 74

Joint MOTION to Continue Certain Deadlines by AOL, LLC., FPX, LLC, Google, Inc., IAC/InterActiveCorp, MySpace, Inc., Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., YouTube, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Babcock, Charles)

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FPX, LLC v. Google, Inc. et al Doc. 74 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS MARSHALL DIVISION FPX, LLC d/b/a FIREPOND, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaint iff, v. GOOGLE, INC., YOUTUBE, LLC, AOL, LLC, TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., MYSPACE, INC. AND IAC/INTERACTIVECORP, Defendants. Civil Action No. 2:09-cv-00142-TJW-CE CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT JURY TRIAL REQUESTED JOINT MOTION TO CONTINUE CERTAIN DEADLINES Plaint iff FPX, LLC d/b/a Firepond ("Plaintiff") and Defendants Google Inc., YouTube, LLC, AOL INC, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., MySpace, Inc., and IAC/InterActiveCorp (collectively "Defendants") hereby jointly move the Court to continue the deadlines and hearing date set forth in the Court's November 6, 2009 Docket Control Order ("DCO") relating to class certification and Daubert/Kumho motions, and would respectfully show the Court the following: 1. Under the DCO, the deadline for Plaintiff to file its Motion for Class Certification is August 17, 2010; the deadline for Defendants to file oppositions to Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification is September 17, 2010; the deadline for Plaintiff to file its Reply to Defendants' oppositions to Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification is October 1, 2010; and the deadline for Defendants to file Sur-Replies on Plaintiff's Reply to Defendants' oppositions to Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification is October 15, 2010. In addition, the hearing on Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification is set for 9:30 a.m. on October 26, 2010. Joint Motion to Continue Certain Deadlines Page 1 Dockets.Justia.com 2. Under the DCO, the parties' deadline to file Daubert/Kumho challenges is August 17, 2010. 3. Certain counsel for Plaintiff have a trial setting in this Court the first two weeks of August 2010. Accordingly, conditioned upon the Court's approval, Plaintiff has requested, and Defendants have agreed, to continue each of the aforementioned deadlines for approximately 30 days as follows: a. Deadline for Plaintiff to file Motion for Class Certification: September 17, 2010. b. Deadline for Defendants to file Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification: October 18, 2010. c. Deadline for Plaintiff to file a Reply to Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification: November 1, 2010. d. Deadline for Defendants to file a Sur-Reply on Plaintiff's Reply to Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification: November 15, 2010. e. Hearing on Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification: Subject to the Court's revised setting. f. Deadline to file a Daubert/Kumho challenge to any expert witness designated in accordance with the DCO: September 17, 2010. 4. Finally, the discovery deadline under the DCO is Friday, July 30, 2010. Conditioned upon the Court's approval, Plaintiff has requested, and Defendants have agreed, to allow Plaintiff to take the deposition of Defendants' expert, Dr. Itamar Simonson, after the close of discovery, namely, on a mutually agreeable date at the end of August, 2010. The parties respectfully ask the Court for leave to allow Plaintiff to take this deposition after the discovery deadline. 5. These extensions will not impact any other deadlines imposed by this Court or interfere with the orderly preparation of the case. 6. These extensions are being requested not to delay the case but so that justice can be done. Joint Motion to Continue Certain Deadlines Page 2 WHEREFORE, PREMISES CONSIDERED, the parties respectfully request that the Court grant this Motion and revise the Docket Control Order accordingly. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Marc A. Fenster ________ Marc A. Fenster, CA Bar # 181067 RUSS, AUGUST & KABAT 12424 Wilshire Boulevard 12th Floor Los Angeles, California 90025 Telephone: 310/826-7474 Facsimile: 310/826-6991 Email: mfenster@raklaw.com ATTORNEYS FOR FPX, LLC (D.B.A. FIREPOND) /s/ Charles L. Babcock ______________ Charles L. "Chip" Babcock Texas State Bar No. 01479500 JACKSON WALKER L.L.P. 901 Main Street, Suite 6000 Dallas, Texas 75202 (214) 953-6030 (214) 953-5822- Fax Email: cbabcock@jw.com David T. Moran Texas State Bar No. 14419400 JACKSON WALKER L.L.P. 901 Main Street, Suite 6000 Dallas, Texas 75202 (214) 953-6051 (214) 661-6677 - Fax Email: dmoran@jw.com Carl C. Butzer Texas State Bar No. 03545900 JACKSON WALKER L.L.P. 901 Main Street, Suite 6000 Dallas, Texas 75202 (214) 953-5902 (214) 661-6609 - Fax Email: cbutzer@jw.com ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS Joint Motion to Continue Certain Deadlines Page 3 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on August 4, 2010, I electronically submitted the foregoing document with the clerk of the court for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, using the electronic case files system of the court. The electronic case files system sent a "Notice of Electronic Filing" to individuals who have consented in writing to accept this Notice as service of this document by electronic means. All other counsel of record not deemed to have consented to electronic service were served with a true and correct copy of the foregoing by first class mail today, August 4, 2010. /s/ Charles L. Babcock Charles L. Babcock Joint Motion to Continue Certain Deadlines Page 4