Mirror Worlds, LLC v. Apple, Inc.

Filing 143

Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to File P.R. 4-3 Statement and for Completion of Discovery Under P.R. 4-4 by Mirror Worlds Technologies, Inc., Mirror Worlds, LLC, Apple, Inc.. (An, Richard) (Additional attachment(s) added on 11/16/2009: # 1 Text of Proposed Order) (mjc, ).

Mirror Worlds, LLC v. Apple, Inc. Doc. 143 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION MIRROR WORLDS, LLC Plaintiff, JURY TRIAL DEMANDED v. APPLE, INC. Defendant. APPLE, INC. Counterclaim Plaintiff v. MIRROR WORLDS, LLC, MIRROR WORLDS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Counterclaim Defendants. JOINT MOTION TO EXTEND DEADLINES FOR THE PARTIES TO COMPLY WITH P.R. 4-3 AND FOR THE COMPLETION OF DISCOVERY FOR CLAIM CONSTRUCTION ISSUES UNDER P.R. 4-4 Mirror Worlds, LLC ("Mirror Worlds"), Mirror Worlds Technologies, Inc. ("MWT"), and Apple Inc. ("Apple") (collectively, "the parties") hereby move to extend the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3(a)-(c) and (e) until Monday, November 16, 2009, the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3(d) to Wednesday, November 25, and to extend the discovery deadline for claim construction issues under P.R. 4-4 to December 17, 2010. Good cause exists for the requested relief. Civil Action No. 6:08-CV-88 LED -1Dockets.Justia.com The parties' present deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3 is Friday, November 13, 2009, and the discovery deadline for claim construction issues under Patent Local Rule 4-4 is November 23, 2009. The parties are still engaging in the meet and confer process to narrow the claim construction disputes. In addition, the parties wish to ensure that there is adequate time to schedule and complete depositions of witnesses in connection with claim construction issues. Accordingly, the parties respectfully request the Court to extend the time to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3(a)-(c) and (e) to Monday, November 16, 2009, the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3(d) to Wednesday, November 25, and the discovery deadline for claim construction issues under Patent Local Rule 4-4 to December 17, 2009. This extension is not sought for the purpose of delay, but instead so that justice may be served. A proposed order granting the parties' motion for extension is attached hereto. -2- Dated: November 13, 2009 /s/ Richard H. An____________________ Otis Carroll Texas Bar No. 03895700 Lead Attorney Deborah Race Texas Bar No. 16448700 IRELAND, CARROLL & KELLY, P.C. 6101 S. Broadway, Suite 500 Tyler, Texas 75703 903-561-1600 (Telephone) 903-581-1071 (Facsimile) fedserv@icklaw.com Joseph Diamante (Pro Hac Vice) Kenneth Stein (Pro Hac Vice) Richard An (Pro Hac Vice) STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP 180 Maiden Lane New York, NY 10038 212-806-5400 (Telephone) 212-806-6006 (Facsimile) ran@stroock.com kstein@stroock.com Attorneys for Plaintiff MIRROR WORLDS, LLC and MIRROR WORLDS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Stefani C. Smith____________________ Matthew Powers (Pro Hac Vice) Lead Attorney Sonal N. Mehta (Pro Hac Vice) Stefani C. Smith (Pro Hac Vice) WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP 201 Redwood Shores Parkway Redwood Shores, CA 94065 650-802-3000 (Telephone) 650-802-3100 (Facsimile) sonal.mehta@weil.com stefani.smith@weil.com Eric M. Albritton Texas State Bar No. 00790215 ALBRITTON LAW FIRM P.O. Box 2649 Longview, Texas 75606 (903) 757-8449 (Telephone) (903) 758-7397 (Facsimile) ema@emafirm.com Attorneys for Defendant APPLE INC. -3- UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION MIRROR WORLDS, LLC Plaintiff, JURY TRIAL DEMANDED v. APPLE, INC. Defendant. APPLE, INC. Counterclaim Plaintiff v. MIRROR WORLDS, LLC, MIRROR WORLDS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Counterclaim Defendants. Civil Action No. 6:08-CV-88 LED ORDER GRANTING JOINT MOTION TO EXTEND DEADLINES FOR THE PARTIES TO COMPLY WITH P.R. 4-3 AND FOR THE COMPLETION OF DISCOVERY FOR CLAIM CONSTRUCTION ISSUES UNDER P.R 4-4 The Court, having considered Mirror Worlds, LLC's, Mirror Worlds Technologies, Inc.'s, and Apple Inc.'s Joint Motion For Extension of Time for the parties to comply with Local Patent Rule 4-3 and to extend the discovery deadline for claim construction issues under Local Patent Rule 4-4, finds the Motion should be granted. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the deadline to comply with Local Patent Rule 4-3(a)-(c) and (e) is extended to November 16, 2009, the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3(d) is extended to November 25, 2009, and the -4- discovery deadline for claim construction issues under Patent Local Rule 4-4 is extended to December 17, 2009. -5- CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned hereby certifies that all counsel of record who are deemed to have consented to electronic service are being served with a copy of this document this 13th day of November, 2009, via the Court's CM/ECF system per Local Rule CV-5(a)(3). /s/ Richard H. An -6-