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

Filing 84

Joint MOTION for Protective Order and Memorandum in Support of Joint Motion for Entry of Agreed Protective Order by AOL, Inc., Gannett Company, Inc., Google, Inc., I/P Engine, Inc., IAC Search & Media, Inc., Target Corporation. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Noona, Stephen)

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. JOINT MOTION AND MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF JOINT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF AGREED PROTECTIVE ORDER The parties, by counsel, pursuant to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Rule 5 of the Local Rules of Practice for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (“Local Rules of Practice”), move this Court for the entry of the parties’ Agreed Protective Order (“Agreed Protective Order”), a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 1, and in support thereof state as follows: 1. This is a patent infringement matter in which the plaintiff and the defendants have asserted claims against each other under the patent law. 2. During discovery, the parties and non-parties will be producing confidential, proprietary, non-public financial information, and commercially sensitive information, all of which is defined as protective material under the parties’ Agreed Protective Order. 3. The parties have agreed to, and attach as Exhibit 1 to this motion, a proposed Agreed Protective Order, a copy of which will be fully endorsed by counsel and forwarded to the Court. The entry of this Agreed Protective Order will facilitate the exchange of discovery in this matter and the protection of confidential, proprietary information. 4. The Agreed Protective Order provides that any materials to be sealed shall be filed in accordance with Rule 5 of the Local Rules of Practice. WHEREFORE, the parties, by counsel, request that this Court enter the Agreed Protective Order attached as Exhibit 1. Dated: January 19, 2012 Respectfully submitted: /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 davidbilsker@quinnemanuel.com davidperlson@quinnemanuel.com Attorneys for Attorneys or IAC Search & Media, Inc., Gannett Company, Inc., Google Inc. and Target Corporation 2 /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 Gerald F. Ivey FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP 901 New York Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001-4413 Telephone: (202) 408-4000 gerald.ivey@finnegan.com Robert L. Burns FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP Two Freedom Square 11955 Freedom Drive, Suite 800 Reston, VA 20190-5675 Telephone: (571) 203-2700 robert.burns@finnegan.com Cortney S. Alexander FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP 3500 SunTrust Plaza 303 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30308 Tel: 404.653.6400 cortney.alexander@finnegan.com Attorneys for Defendant AOL Inc. /s/ Donald C. Schultz Donald C. Schultz W. Ryan Snow Steven Stancliff CRENSHAW, WARE & MARTIN, P.L.C. 150 West Main Street, Suite 1500 Norfolk, VA 23510 3 Telephone: (757) 623-3000 Facsimile: (757) 623-5735 dschultz@cwm-law.cm wrsnow@cwm-law.com sstancliff@cwm-law.com 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 Counsel for Plaintiff, I/P Engine, Inc. 4 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on January 19, 2012, I will electronically file the foregoing with the Clerk of the 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. 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 Counsel for Google, Inc., Target Corporation, IAC Search & Media, Inc., and Gannet Co., Inc. 5 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 Gerald F. Ivey FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP 901 New York Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001-4413 Telephone: (202) 408-4000 gerald.ivey@finnegan.com Robert L. Burns FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP Two Freedom Square 11955 Freedom Drive, Suite 800 Reston, VA 20190-5675 Telephone: (571) 203-2700 robert.burns@finnegan.com Cortney S. Alexander FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP 3500 SunTrust Plaza 303 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30308 Tel: 404.653.6400 cortney.alexander@finnegan.com Attorneys for Defendant AOL 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 11498333_1.DOC 6