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

Filing 660

STIPULATION and Proposed Order Withdrawing Certain Motions in Limine Pending Before the Court by AOL Inc., Gannett Company, Inc., Google Inc., I/P Engine, Inc., IAC Search & Media, Inc., Target Corporation. (Sherwood, Jeffrey)

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA NORFOLK DIVISION __________________________________________ ) I/P ENGINE, INC., ) ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) Civ. Action No. 2:11-cv-512 ) AOL, INC. et al., ) ) Defendants. ) __________________________________________) STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER WITHDRAWING CERTAIN MOTIONS IN LIMINE PENDING BEFORE THE COURT WHEREAS, the parties have discussed and agreed to withdraw certain motions and the oppositions thereto in plaintiff I/P Engine’s First Motion in Limine to Exclude Inadmissible Evidence (“MIL #1”) [Dkt. No. 315]. IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, by the parties hereto, through their undersigned counsel, subject to the approval of the Court, that the following Motions in Limine, and the objections thereto, are withdrawn and stipulated to as follows: 1. The parties agree that, without leave of Court, no party shall, in the presence of the jury, introduce evidence of or refer, directly or indirectly, to the retention or fee agreements of any party’s counsel in this case, including the terms of any such retention or the amount of any attorneys’ fees. This limitation shall apply equally to all parties. Based upon this agreement, MIL #1.C., and the opposition thereto [Dkt. No. 432, at 10], are withdrawn. 2. The parties agree that, without leave of Court, no party shall refer, directly or indirectly, in the presence of the jury, to discussions or correspondence between counsel that were not presented to the Court or discovery motions or motions for sanctions filed in this case. Further, no party shall offer any evidence or make any reference relating to any claim of privilege by the other party in the presence of the jury. Based upon this agreement, MIL #1.H. [Dkt. No. 315, at 13], and the opposition thereto [Dkt No. 432, at 16], are withdrawn. 3. The parties agree that, without leave of Court, they shall not, in the presence of the jury, make reference to or use inflammatory rhetoric, including “patent troll,” “shell corporation,” “paper-patent holder,” “pirate,” “playing the lawsuit lottery,” “corporate shell game,” or any similar inflammatory rhetoric. This agreement does not preclude Defendants from offering testimony, evidence, or argument that Plaintiff or the previous patent holders of the patents-in-suit did not make, sell, or market any products or services that embody the patents or offering testimony or evidence that Plaintiff is a nonpracticing entity of the claimed invention or does not practice the claimed invention, or other factual information regarding the business of Plaintiff. Based upon this agreement, MIL #1.F. [Dkt No. 315, at 11], and the opposition thereto [Dkt No. 432, at 13], are withdrawn. Dated: October 4, 2012 Plaintiff I/P Engine, Inc. Defendants /s/ Jeffrey K. Sherwood Donald C. Schultz (Virginia Bar No. 30531) W. Ryan Snow (Virginia Bar No. 47423) /s/ Stephen E. Noona Stephen E. Noona Virginia State Bar No. 25367 KAUFMAN & CANOLES, P.C. 150 West Main Street, Suite 2100 CRENSHAW, WARE & MARTIN PLC 150 West Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 623-3000 Facsimile: (757) 623-5735 Counsel for Plaintiff I/P Engine, Inc. Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 624.3000 Facsimile: (757) 624.3169 senoona@kaufcan.com Counsel for Defendants Google Inc., Target Corp., IAC Search & Media, Inc., Gannett Co., Inc., and AOL Inc. Jeffrey K. Sherwood (Virginia Bar No. 19222) Frank C. Cimino, Jr. Kenneth W. Brothers Charles J. Monterio, Jr. DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO LLP 1825 Eye Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: (202) 420-2200 Facsimile: (202) 420-2201 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 davidbilsker@quinnemanuel.com davidperlson@quinnemanuel.com Counsel for Defendants Google Inc., Target Corporation, IAC Search & Media, Inc., and Gannett Co., Inc. Dawn Rudenko Albert DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO LLP 1633 Broadway New York, NY 10019 Telephone: (212) 277-6500 Facsimile: (212) 277-6501 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. SO ORDERED: ______________________________ Hon. Judge Raymond A. Jackson United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on this 4th day of October, 2012, the foregoing STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER WITHDRAWING CERTAIN MOTIONS IN LIMINE PENDING BEFORE THE COURT, was served via the Court’s CM/ECF system, on the following: Stephen Edward Noona Kaufman & Canoles, P.C. 150 W Main St Suite 2100 Norfolk, VA 23510 senoona@kaufcan.com David Bilsker David Perlson Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP 50 California Street, 22nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 davidbilsker@quinnemanuel.com davidperlson@quinnemanuel.com Robert L. Burns Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Two Freedom Square 11955 Freedom Drive Reston, VA 20190 robert.burns@finnegan.com Cortney S. Alexander Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP 3500 SunTrust Plaza 303 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 94111 cortney.alexander@finnegan.com /s/ Jeffrey K. Sherwood