I/P Engine, Inc. v. AOL, Inc. et al

Filing 298

NOTICE by AOL Inc., Gannett Company, Inc., Google Inc., IAC Search & Media, Inc., Target Corporation re 296 MOTION to Seal Portions of Defendants' Memorandum in Support of Motion in Limine No. 3 to Exclude Marketing and High-Level Non-Technical Matters Related to Historical Click-Through Rate, and Exhibits F, H, I and J to the Declaration of Joshua (Noona, Stephen)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA NORFOLK DIVISION I/P ENGINE, INC. Plaintiff, v. Civil Action No. 2:11-cv-512 AOL INC., et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF MOTION TO SEAL PORTIONS OF DEFENDANTS’ MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF MOTION IN LIMINE NO. 3 TO EXCLUDE MARKETING AND HIGHLEVEL NON-TECHNICAL MATERIALS RELATED TO HISTORICAL CLICKTHROUGH RATE AND EXHIBITS F, H, I, AND J TO THE DECLARATION OF JOSHUA L. SOHN IN SUPPORT OF THE DEFENDANTS’ VARIOUS MOTIONS IN LIMINE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT Defendants Google Inc., Target Corporation, IAC Search & Media, Inc., Gannett Co., Inc. and AOL Inc. (collectively “Defendants”), by counsel, pursuant to Rule 5 of the Local Rules of Practice for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the Protective Order [Dkt. No. 85] entered in this matter, have moved the Court for leave to file under seal (1) Portions of Defendants’ Memorandum in Support of Motion In Limine No. 3 to Exclude Marketing and High-Level Non-Technical Materials Related to Historical Click-Through Rate (“Portions of Defendants’ Motion in Limine No. 3”) and (2) Exhibits F, H, I, and J to the Declaration of Joshua L. Sohn in Support of the Defendants’ Various Motions in Limine (“Exhibits F, H, I, and J to the Sohn Declaration”). Portions of Defendants’ Motion in Limine No. 3 and Exhibits F, H, I, and J to the Sohn Declaration contain data that is confidential under the Protective Order entered in this matter on 1 January 23, 2012 (“Protective Order”). Grounds and authorities for the Motion to Seal along with specific grounds to support each sealing are set forth in Defendants’ Memorandum in Support of Motion to Seal. Before this Court may seal Court documents, it must: (1) provide public notice with an opportunity to object; (2) consider less drastic alternatives; and (3) state specific findings in support of a decision to seal and reject alternatives to sealing. See, e.g., Flexible Benefits Council v. Feldman, No. 1:08-CV-371, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93039 (E.D. Va. Nov. 13, 2008) (citing Ashcroft v. Conoco, Inc., 218 F.3d 282, 288 (4th Cir. 2000)). In compliance with Local Rule 5 of the Rules of this Court and Ashcroft, the Court posts the following notice to the public: “This serves as public notice that Defendants have moved to file under seal Portions of Defendants’ Motion in Limine No. 3 and Exhibits F, H, I, and J to the Sohn Declaration. Objections to this Motion should be filed in the Civil Section of the Clerk’s Office. The Notice will be posted for a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours.” DATED: September 21, 2012 /s/ Stephen E. Noona Stephen E. Noona Virginia State Bar No. 25367 KAUFMAN & CANOLES, P.C. 150 West Main Street, Suite 2100 Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 624.3000 Facsimile: (757) 624.3169 senoona@kaufcan.com David Bilsker David A. Perlson QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART & SULLIVAN, LLP 50 California Street, 22nd Floor San Francisco, California 94111 Telephone: (415) 875-6600 Facsimile: (415) 875-6700 2 davidbilsker@quinnemanuel.com davidperlson@quinnemanuel.com Counsel for Google Inc., Target Corporation, IAC Search & Media, Inc., and Gannett Co., Inc. By: /s/ Stephen E. Noona Stephen E. Noona Virginia State Bar No. 25367 KAUFMAN & CANOLES, P.C. 150 W. Main Street, Suite 2100 Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 624-3000 Facsimile: (757) 624-3169 Robert L. Burns FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP Two Freedom Square 11955 Freedom Drive Reston, VA 20190 Telephone: (571) 203-2700 Facsimile: (202) 408-4400 Cortney S. Alexander FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP 3500 SunTrust Plaza 303 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 94111 Telephone: (404) 653-6400 Facsimile: (415) 653-6444 Counsel for Defendant AOL Inc. 3 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on September 21, 2012, I will electronically file the foregoing with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system, which will send a notification of such filing (NEF) to the following: Jeffrey K. Sherwood Kenneth W. Brothers DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO LLP 1825 Eye Street NW Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: (202) 420-2200 Facsimile: (202) 420-2201 sherwoodj@dicksteinshapiro.com brothersk@dicksteinshapiro.com Donald C. Schultz W. Ryan Snow Steven Stancliff CRENSHAW, WARE & MARTIN, P.L.C. 150 West Main Street, Suite 1500 Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 623-3000 Facsimile: (757) 623-5735 dschultz@cwm-law.cm wrsnow@cwm-law.com sstancliff@cwm-law.com Counsel for Plaintiff, I/P Engine, Inc. /s/ Stephen E. Noona Stephen E. Noona Virginia State Bar No. 25367 KAUFMAN & CANOLES, P.C. 150 West Main Street, Suite 2100 Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 624.3000 Facsimile: (757) 624.3169 senoona@kaufcan.com 11937604v1 4