Mirror Worlds, LLC v. Apple, Inc.

Filing 147

Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to File COMPLY WITH P.R. 4-3(d), 4-4, 4-5(a), 4-5(b) AND TO FILE ANY MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT OF INDEFINITENESS by Mirror Worlds Technologies, Inc., Mirror Worlds, LLC, Apple, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(An, Richard)

Mirror Worlds, LLC v. Apple, Inc. Doc. 147 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(d), 4-4, 4-5(a), 4-5(b) AND TO FILE ANY MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT OF INDEFINITENESS Mirror Worlds, LLC ("Mirror Worlds"), Mirror Worlds Technologies, Inc. ("MWT"), and Apple Inc. ("Apple") (collectively, "the parties") hereby move to (a) extend the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3(d) to Friday, November 27, 2009, (b) extend the discovery deadline for claim construction issues under P.R. 4-4 to Monday, December 21, 2009, (c) extend the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-5(a) to Monday, December 7, 2009, (d) extend the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-5(b) to Tuesday, December 22, 2009, and (e) extend the deadline to file any motions for summary judgment of indefiniteness to Tuesday, Civil Action No. 6:08-CV-88 LED -1Dockets.Justia.com December 22, 2009. Good cause exists for the requested relief, namely, that the additional time is needed to complete the depositions of the parties' experts regarding claim construction. The parties' present deadline to comply with (a) Patent Local Rule 4-3(d) is Wednesday, November 25, 2009, (b) Patent Local Rule 4-4 is Thursday, December 17, 2009, (c) Patent Local Rule 4-5(a) is Thursday, December 3, 2009, and (d) Patent Local Rule 4-5(b) is Friday, December 18, 2009. The present deadline to file any motions for summary judgment of indefiniteness is Friday, December 18, 2009 Accordingly, the parties respectfully request the Court to (a) extend the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-3(d) to Friday, November 27, 2009, (b) extend the discovery deadline for claim construction issues under P.R. 4-4 to Monday, December 21, 2009, for the limited purpose of completing the depositions of the parties' experts regarding claim construction, (c) extend the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-5(a) to Monday, December 7, 2009, (d) extend the deadline to comply with Patent Local Rule 4-5(b) to Tuesday, December 22, 2009, and (e) extend the deadline to file any motions for summary judgment of indefiniteness to Tuesday, December 22, 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 25, 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- 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 25th day of November, 2009, via the Court's CM/ECF system per Local Rule CV-5(a)(3). /s/ Richard H. An -4-