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

Filing 326

NOTICE by AOL Inc., Gannett Company, Inc., Google Inc., IAC Search & Media, Inc., Target Corporation re 324 MOTION to Seal Portions of Memorandum in Support of Defendants' Motion to Preclude Dr. Ophir Frieder from Testifying Regarding Untimely Opinions that were Not Disclosed in his Original Expert Report and Opinions that he Now Concedes are Incorr (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 MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO PRECLUDE DR. OPHIR FRIEDER FROM TESTIFYING REGARDING UNTIMELY OPINIONS THAT WERE NOT DISCLOSED IN HIS ORIGINAL EXPERT REPORT AND OPINIONS THAT HE NOW CONCEDES ARE INCORRECT AND CERTAIN MATERIALS FILED IN SUPPORT THEREOF 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 Memorandum in Support of Defendants’ Motion to Preclude Testimony Dr. Ophir Frieder From Testifying Regarding Untimely Opinions That Were Not Disclosed In His Original Expert Report and Opinions That He Now Concedes Are Incorrect (“Portions of Defendants’ Motion to Preclude Frieder”) and (2) Exhibits A, B, G, and H to the Declaration of Jen Ghaussy in Support of the Defendants’ Motion to Preclude Frieder (“Exhibits A, B, G, and H to the Ghaussy Declaration”). Portions of Defendants’ Motion in to Preclude Frieder and Exhibits A, B, G, and H to the Ghaussy 1 Declaration contain data that is confidential under the Protective Order entered in this matter on 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 to Preclude Frieder and Exhibits A, B, G, and H to the Ghaussy 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 2 Telephone: (415) 875-6600 Facsimile: (415) 875-6700 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 11938278v1 4