Oracle Corporation et al v. SAP AG et al

Filing 1130

Proposed Voir Dire by Oracle International Corporation, SAP AG, SAP America Inc, Tomorrownow Inc Joint Proposed Juror Questionnaire. (Howard, Geoffrey) (Filed on 4/26/2012)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN LLP DONN P. PICKETT (SBN 72257) GEOFFREY M. HOWARD (SBN 157468) BREE HANN (SBN 215695) Three Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111-4067 Telephone: 415.393.2000 Facsimile: 415.393.2286 BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP DAVID BOIES (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) 333 Main Street Armonk, NY 10504 Telephone: (914) 749-8200 Facsimile: (914) 749-8300 STEVEN C. HOLTZMAN (SBN 144177) FRED NORTON (SBN 224725) 1999 Harrison St., Suite 900 Oakland, CA 94612 Telephone: (510) 874-1000 Facsimile: (510) 874-1460 DORIAN DALEY (SBN 129049) JENNIFER GLOSS (SBN 154227) 500 Oracle Parkway, M/S 5op7 Redwood City, CA 94070 Telephone: 650.506.4846 Facsimile: 650.506.7144 JONES DAY THARAN GREGORY LANIER (SBN 138784) JANE L. FROYD (SBN 220776) 1755 Embarcadero Road Palo Alto, CA 94303 Telephone: (650) 739-3939 Facsimile: (650) 739-3900 JONES DAY SCOTT W. COWAN (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) JOSHUA L. FUCHS (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) 717 Texas, Suite 3300 Houston, TX 77002 Telephone: (832) 239-3939 Facsimile: (832) 239-3600 Attorneys for Defendants SAP AG, SAP America, Inc., and TomorrowNow, Inc. Attorneys for Plaintiff Oracle International Corp. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION 20 21 22 JONES DAY ROBERT A. MITTELSTAEDT (SBN 060359) JASON McDONELL (SBN 115084) ELAINE WALLACE (SBN 197882) 555 California Street, 26th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 626-3939 Facsimile: (415) 875-5700 ORACLE USA, INC., et al., Case No. 07-CV-01658 PJH (EDL) Plaintiffs, 23 JOINT PROPOSED JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE v. 24 25 SAP AG, et al., Date: Time: Place: Judge: Defendants. 26 May 24, 2012 2:30 pm 3rd Floor, Courtroom 3 Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton 27 28 s 1 JOINT PROPOSED JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE CASE NO. 07-CV-01658 PJH (EDL) Pursuant to the Court’s Pretrial Instructions, Plaintiff Oracle International Corporation 1 2 (“Oracle”) and Defendants SAP AG, SAP America, Inc., and TomorrowNow, Inc. (collectively, 3 “Defendants,” and with Oracle, the “Parties”) submit their Joint Proposed Juror Questionnaire, 4 attached as Exhibit A. In lieu of submitting voir dire questions to be posed by the Court in 5 addition to the Court’s standard juror questionnaire, the Parties submit a jointly prepared 6 questionnaire to be provided to venire members to complete prior to voir dire. See ECF No. 7 1110 (Pretrial Order re Retrial). 8 9 DATED: April 26, 2012 Bingham McCutchen LLP 10 By: 11 /s/ Geoffrey M. Howard Geoffrey M. Howard Attorneys for Plaintiff Oracle International Corporation 12 13 14 15 In accordance with General Order No. 45, Rule X, the above signatory attests that concurrence in the filing of this document has been obtained from the signatory below. 16 17 DATED: April 26, 2012 JONES DAY 18 By: 19 /s/ Tharan Gregory Lanier Tharan Gregory Lanier Attorneys for Defendants SAP AG, SAP America, Inc., and TomorrowNow, Inc. 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 s 2 JOINT PROPOSED JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE CASE NO. 07-CV-01658 PJH (EDL) EXHIBIT A JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE Full Name: ______________________________________________________________ (First) (Middle) (Last) 1. What is your age ______________ and place of birth? _____________________________ 2. What is your marital status? ___ single ___ married ___ separated ___ divorced ___ widowed 3. What is your current city of residence? ______________________________________ How long have you lived in that city? _______________________ 4. If you have lived at your current residence for fewer than five years, where did you live before? ______________________________________________________________________________ 5. If you live with any other adults, please list them, and identify their relationship to you and their occupation/employer: ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Knowledge Specific to this Case 6. Have you heard of any of the companies involved in this case, any of the companies acquired by the companies in this case, or any of the current or former executives for these companies? Oracle International Corp. Oracle USA, Inc. Siebel Systems, Inc. J.D. Edwards PeopleSoft TomorrowNow, Inc. SAP America, Inc. SAP AG Acquired company (write in): ____________________________ YES ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ NO ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ If you checked yes to any of the above, please explain (including any opinions you have about those companies): ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 1 7. Have you or anyone close to you ever worked for, owned stock in or done business with companies involved in this case or companies acquired by the companies in this case? Oracle International Corp. Oracle USA, Inc. Siebel Systems, Inc. J.D. Edwards PeopleSoft TomorrowNow, Inc. SAP America, Inc. SAP AG Acquired company (write in): ____________________________ YES ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ NO ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ If you checked yes to any of the above, please explain: ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 8. Have you heard or do you know anything about Larry Ellison? ____Yes _____No If you checked yes, please explain (including any opinions you have about Mr. Ellison): ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 9. Do you know any of the attorneys representing the parties in this case? David Boies Steven C. Holtzman Donn P. Pickett Geoffrey M. Howard Fred Norton Dorian Daley Jennifer Gloss Robert A. Mittelstaedt Jason McDonell Elaine Wallace Tharan Gregory Lanier Jane L. Froyd Scott W. Cowan Joshua L. Fuchs ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No ___ Yes ___ No If you checked yes to any of the above, please explain: ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 2 10. Have you ever been employed by or represented by or had any business dealings of any nature with the law firm of Jones Day, the law firm of Boies, Schiller & Flexner or the law firm of Bingham McCutchen? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, please state the firm with which you have (or had) the relationship, and briefly describe nature and extent of the relationship (without revealing anything confidential): ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 11. Attached as Appendix 1 is a list of persons who are potential witnesses in this case. If you know, or think you may know, any of the persons listed, please circle their names. Please indicate here whether you have circled any name(s): ___ Yes ___ No 12. Have you heard, read, or seen anything in the press or media about this lawsuit or any lawsuit that is similar? ___ Yes ___ No If so, what have you heard, read, or seen? ___________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Please state any opinions you have formed about this lawsuit based on what you have heard, read, or seen? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Employment and Education 13. What best describes your current employment status? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY) ___ Employed part-time ___ Employed full-time ___ Self-employed ___ Full time student ___ Part time student ___ Homemaker ___ Retired since _________(date) ___ Unemployed, not looking for work ___ Unemployed, looking for work ___ Other (Please explain: _________________________) 3 14. What type of work do you do and who is your employer (or, if you are not currently working, what type of work did you do at your most-recent employer)? ____________________________________________________________________________ 15. How long have you worked for your current employer or, if not currently working, how long did you work for your most recent employer? ____________________________________________________________________________ 16. If you have worked for your current employer for less than five years, describe your previous employment. ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ 17. Have you studied, traveled, served in the military or worked abroad (i.e., outside the United States)? If yes, where and when: ______________________________________________________________________________ 18. Do you speak and/or read German? ____Yes ____No If yes, please describe your level of fluency. ___________________________________ 19. What is the highest level of education you have completed? __________________________ Please list colleges or vocational schools attended and specify major areas of study:___________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 20. What is the highest level of education your spouse, partner, or significant other has completed and what is his or her occupation, if any? ______________________________________________________________________________ 21. If you have children, please list each child’s age and gender and, if they are employed, please give their occupation/employer. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 22. Have you or any member of your family been affected by the recent economic downturn and/or mortgage crisis? ____Yes ____No If yes, please explain: ____________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 4 Technical Knowledge and Opinion 23. When it comes to numerical calculations generally, would you describe yourself as someone who is comfortable estimating an answer or who likes to use a formula to get a precise answer? (PLEASE CHECK ONE) ___ Comfortable estimating ___ Likes to use a formula to get a precise answer 24. How knowledgeable are you about business software or databases in general? ___ Very ___ Somewhat ___ Not very ___ Not at all If you have knowledge, please explain: ________________________________________ 25. Have you ever worked for a “high tech” company? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, which company(ies)? What did you do there? ___________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 26. Do you have any strong feelings about any computer software companies? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, which companies? Please explain. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 27. Have you, a family member, or someone close to you taken any courses or had any specialized training or experience (including work experience) involving the following? (If yes, please specify who and explain the training or experience you or they have had.) YES NO Please Explain Computer/Technical Software Systems and/or Development Information Technology (IT) Business/Management Sales Contracts 5 Copyrights/Patents/ Trademarks Law 28. Do you, a family member, or someone close to you have any knowledge, training, advanced education, or work experience with any of the following software systems? (Please check all that apply): ___ Timekeeping software ___ Enterprise software, including but not limited to Human Resource ___ Management software (HRMS), accounting software, Customer Relationship ___ Management software (CRM), Supply Chain Management software, ___ Financials, Distribution and Manufacturing software, Enterprise Performance ___ Management software (EPM), Student Administration software ___ Database software ___ Any Oracle product: (please specify) ________________________________ ___ Any PeopleSoft product: (please specify) _____________________________ ___ Any J.D. Edwards product: (please specify) ___________________________ ___ Any Siebel product: (please specify) ________________________________ ___ Any SAP product: (please specify) __________________________________ If yes, please identify who and explain:________________________________________ Business and Intellectual Property Experience 29. Have you, a family member, or someone close to you ever purchased, owned, or run a business (either personally or on behalf of your/their employer)? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, please explain: ____________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Was the business successful? ___ Yes ___ No ___ Not sure 6 30. Have you ever been: a. An officer or director of a company ___ Yes ___ No b. A shareholder of a company ___ Yes ___ No c. An executive, manager, or supervisor of a company ___ Yes ___ No 31. Have you ever had an experience where you believe a business competitor to either a business you owned or worked at competed in an unfair or improper manner? ___Yes ___No If yes, please explain:____________________________________________________________ 32. Have you ever held a job in which you negotiated licenses for intellectual property, such as patents, copyrights, or trademarks? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, please explain:____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 33. Have you or anyone close to you ever applied for a patent, copyright or trademark? ___ Yes ___ No If yes: Who? What was it for (general description)? Was the application granted? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 7 34. Have you ever believed or had the experience that someone else has used your intellectual property or work product (or that of someone close to you) inappropriately? ____Yes ____No If so, what happened? Explain the circumstances and what you did about the situation, if anything. ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Legal Experience and Opinions 35. If you have served on a jury before: How many times? ______________________________________________ What type of case(s)? ____________________________________________ In what court? (State/County or Federal) ____________________________________ Did you ever serve as a jury foreperson? ___ Yes ___ No How many of the jury(ies) on which you served reached a verdict? _______________ 36. Have you, a family member, or close friend ever been involved in a lawsuit (either filed a lawsuit, been sued, been a witness in a civil or criminal case, or given deposition testimony)? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, please note who and explain the circumstances (including whether the outcome was satisfactory): ______________________________________________________________________________ 37. Generally speaking, do you think that money damage awards from lawsuits in the U.S. are: _____ Too high _____ About right _____ Too low _____ No opinion Memberships, Associations, and Activities 38. Are you a member of a union? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, have you ever been a shop steward, union representative, business agent or an elected union official (please specify which one)? ______________________________________________________________________________ 8 39. To what social, civic, professional, trade, volunteer, or other organizations do you or your significant other belong? Please list any offices you or your significant other have held in any organizations you identify. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 40. Do you participate in competitive sports activities on a regular basis? ___ Yes ___ No Sources of News, Use of Technology, and Opinions about the Marketplace 41. Do you follow the news on a regular basis? ___ Yes ___ No 42. What types of television/radio programs, books, magazines, newspapers, and websites do you typically read/visit? __________________________________________________________________________ 43. Do you (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY): Use a computer at work? _____ Yes _____No Use a computer at home? _____ Yes _____No Use the internet to find information? _____ Yes _____No Use the internet to download? _____ Yes _____No Troubleshoot or repair computers? _____ Yes _____No Feel comfortable using a computer? _____ Yes _____No Feel comfortable with computer terminology?_____Yes _____No If yes, how often? ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ 44. Do you regularly read and/or contribute to online blogs? If yes, what are the names or types of blogs you read? __________________________________________________________________________ Service on this Jury Panel 45. Describe any vision, hearing, language, or other medical problems that may affect your jury service: _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 46. Do you know anyone on this jury panel? ____ Yes (Who? _____________) ____ No 47. If you have relatives or close personal friends who are judges or attorneys or court personnel, what are their names and relationship to you, and where are they located? (If they are judges or court personnel, please indicate the court where they work, if you know.) ______________________________________________________________________________ 9 ______________________________________________________________________________ 48. One of the defendants in this case, SAP AG, is based in Germany. Do you believe you will be able to give fair and equal consideration to SAP AG, knowing it is a German company? ___ Yes ___ No 49. Is there anything else you think the Court and parties in this dispute should know about you that would affect your ability to be a fair and impartial juror in this case? ___ Yes ___ No If yes, please describe. ___________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ VERIFICATION I, ________________________________, declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing responses I have given on this Juror Questionnaire, and on any attached sheets, if any, are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. __________________________ (Date) __________________________________________ (Signature) Thank you for your answers. Before returning this questionnaire to the Court, please check to see that you have answered all the questions. 10 APPENDIX 1 [Updated witness list to be inserted] 1

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