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

Filing 701

MOTION to Expedite Briefing on Plaintiffs Motion for Review of Judge Leonards Ruling on I/P Engines Third Motion for Discovery Sanctions by I/P Engine, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(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. ) __________________________________________) MOTION AND MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO EXPEDITE BRIEFING FOR I/P ENGINE’S MOTION FOR REVIEW OF JUDGE LEONARD’S RULING ON I/P ENGINE’S THIRD MOTION FOR DISCOVERY SANCTIONS REGARDING UNTIMELY DISCOVERY RESPONSES Plaintiff I/P Engine, Inc. (“I/P Engine”) moves the Court to expedite briefing on Plaintiff’s Motion for Review of Judge Leonard’s Ruling on I/P Engine’s Third Motion for Discovery Sanctions. Trial is scheduled to begin on October 16, 2012. Thus, a decision on the motion is needed by that time. Under Local Rule 7(F)(1), Defendants’ response would be due after trial is already underway. Consequently, I/P Engine requests that the Court expedite the briefing schedule on I/P Engine’s Motion For Review of Judge Leonard’s Ruling. I/P Engine contacted Defendants’ counsel to seek concurrence with an expedited briefing schedule, but no agreement was reached. I/P Engine suggests that Defendants’ response be due Monday, October 15, 2012 at noon. I/P Engine waives its reply, anticipating that any matters warranting a reply can be addressed orally on the morning of October 16, 2012. A proposed order is attached. Dated: October 10, 2012 By: /s/ Jeffrey K. Sherwood Donald C. Schultz (Virginia Bar No. 30531) W. Ryan Snow (Virginia Bar No. 47423) CRENSHAW, WARE & MARTIN PLC 150 West Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 623-3000 Facsimile: (757) 623-5735 Jeffrey K. Sherwood (Virginia Bar No. 19222) Frank C. Cimino, Jr. Kenneth W. Brothers Dawn Rudenko Albert Charles J. Monterio, Jr. DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO LLP 1825 Eye Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: (202) 420-2200 Facsimile: (202) 420-2201 Counsel for Plaintiff I/P Engine, Inc. 1 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on this 10th day of October, 2012, the foregoing, MOTION AND MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO EXPEDITE BRIEFING FOR I/P ENGINE’S MOTION FOR REVIEW OF JUDGE LEONARD’S RULING ON I/P ENGINE’S THIRD MOTION FOR DISCOVERY SANCTIONS REGARDING UNTIMELY DISCOVERY RESPONSES, 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 2