Oracle Corporation et al v. SAP AG et al

Filing 792

Declaration of Tharan Gregory Lanier in Support of 791 Defendants' Oppositions to Plaintiffs' Motions in Limine filed bySAP AG, SAP America Inc, Tomorrownow Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11, # 12 Exhibit 12, # 13 Exhibit 13, # 14 Exhibit 14, # 15 Exhibit 15, # 16 Exhibit 16, # 17 Exhibit 17, # 18 Exhibit 18, # 19 Exhibit 19, # 20 Exhibit 20, # 21 Exhibit 21, # 22 Exhibit 22, # 23 Exhibit 23, # 24 Exhibit 24, # 25 Exhibit 25, # 26 Exhibit 26, # 27 Exhibit 27, # 28 Exhibit 28, # 29 Exhibit 29, # 30 Exhibit 30, # 31 Exhibit 31, # 32 Exhibit 32)(Related document(s) 791 ) (Froyd, Jane) (Filed on 8/19/2010) Modified on 8/20/2010 (vlk, COURT STAFF).

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Oracle Corporation et al v. SAP AG et al Doc. 792 Att. 6 EXHIBIT 6 Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 B I N G H A M M c C U T C H E N LLP D O N N P I C K E T T ( S B N 72257) G E O F F R E Y M. H O W A R D ( S B N 157468) H O L L Y A. H O U S E ( S B N 136045) Z A C H A R Y J. A L I N D E R (SBN 2 0 9 0 0 9 ) BREE H A N N (SBN 215695) Three Embarcadero C e n t e r San Francisco, C A 94111-4067 Telephone: (415) 3 9 3 - 2 0 0 0 Facsimile: (415) 3 9 3 - 2 2 8 6 donn.pickett@bingham.com geoff.howard@bingham.com holly.house@bingham.com zachary.alinder@bingham.com bree.hann@bingham.com D O R I A N D A L E Y ( S B N 129049) J E N N I F E R GLOSS ( S B N 154227) 500 O r a c l e P a r k w a y , M I S 5 0 p 7 R e d w o o d City, C A 9 4 0 7 0 Telephone: (650) 5 0 6 - 4 8 4 6 Facsimile: (650) 5 0 6 - 7 1 1 4 dorian.daley@oracle.com jennifer.gloss@oracle.com Attorneys for Plaintiffs Oracle U S A , Inc., et al. U N I T E D STATES D I S T R I C T C O U R T 14 15 16 N O R T H E R N D I S T R I C T OF C A L I F O R N I A 17 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 18 19 O R A C L E U S A , INC., a Colorado corporation, et Case No. 07-CV-01658 P J H (EDL) AMENDED NOTICE OF DEPOSITION OF SAP AG AND SAP AMERICA PURSUANT TO FED. R. CIV. P. 30(b)(6) R E P R O J E C T B L U E 20 21 al., Plaintiffs, v. 22 SAP AG, a G e r m a n corporation, et al., 23 Defendants. 24 25 26 27 28 N72856293.1 A M E N D E D N O T I C E OF DEPOSITION P U R S U A N T T O FED. R. CIV. P. 30(B)(6) R E P R O J E C T B L U E 1 2 T O A L L P A R T I E S AND T H E I R ATTORNEYS O F R E C O R D : P L E A S E T A K E N O T I C E that Plaintiffs Oracle USA, Inc., Oracle International Corporation, and Oracle E M E A L i m i t e d (collectively, "Oracle"), through its counsel, shall conduct the deposition o f defendant SAP AG and SAP America ("You") regarding the topics o f examination set forth below. The deposition will take place at the law offices o f Bingham McCutchen LLP, Three Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, on March 1 8 , 2 0 0 9 commencing at 9:00 a.m. or such other time and place as may be agreed upon The deposition will continue day after day, Sundays and holidays excepted, until completed. SAP AG and SAP America are directed, pursuant to Federal Rule o f Civil Procedure 30(b)(6), to designate one or more officers, directors, managing agents, or other persons who can testify on behalf o f SAP AG and SAP America with respect to the matters set forth below. The examination shall be conducted before an officer or other person authorized to administer oaths pursuant to Rule 28 o f the Federal Rules o f Civil Procedure. The testimony at the deposition will be recorded stenographically by a qualified certified shorthand reporter who is authorized to administer the oath, through instant visual display means (Live Note), and by video. Parties wishing to see the real time display must supply their own computer. Oracle reserves the right to use the written transcript or video as evidence in the trial o f t h i s matter. 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 DEFINITIONS For purposes o f this Notice o f Deposition, the following definitions shall apply, unless otherwise indicated: 1. The use o f the singular form o f any word includes the plural and vice versa. 22 23 The past tense shall include the present tense and vice versa. The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter genders; the neuter gender includes the masculine and feminine genders. 2. 3. "All," "Any," and "Each" shall be construed as "any and every." "And" and "Or," shall be construed both conjunctively and disjunctively and scop~ 24 25 26 27 28 each shall include the other whenever such construction will serve to bring within the of these interrogatories any information that would not otherwise be brought within their scope. AJ72856293.1 2 A M E N D E D NOTICE O F DEPOSITION P U R S U A N T T O FED. R. CIV. P. 30(B)(6) R E P R O J E C T B L U E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 4. "Communications" means any and all contact or transmission o f information between two or more Persons, whether in a face-to-face meeting, telephone conversation, or otherwise, or whether by letter, electronic mail, instant messaging system, facsimile transmission, cable, letters, correspondence, video conference, message, or any other method or medium o f information transfer or exchange. 5. "Document(s)" is used in this Notice as broadly as is allowed under the Federal Rules o f Civil Procedure, and thus includes without limitation writings; records; files; correspondence; reports; memoranda; calendars; diaries; minutes; electronic messages; voicemail; email; telephone message records or logs; computer and network activity logs; data on hard drives; backup data; data on removable computer storage media such as tapes, disks, and cards; printouts; document image files; web pages; databases; spreadsheets; software; hardware; books; ledgers; journals; orders; invoices; bills; vouchers; checks; statements; worksheets; summaries; compilations; computations; charts; diagrams; graphic presentations; drawings; films; charts; digital or chemical process photographs; video, phonographic, tape, or digital records or transcripts thereof; drafts; jottings; and notes. "Document(s)" also includes any copies that differ in any respect from the original or other versions o f the Document(s), such as, but not limited to, copies containing notations, insertions, corrections, marginal notes, or any other variations. 6. "Oracle" means Plaintiffs Oracle USA, Inc., Oraclelntemational Corporation, and Oracle EMEA Limited, their predecessors, and their successors. 7. 8. "Person(s)" means, without limitation, any individual or entity. "SAP TN" refers to defendant TomorrowNow, Inc., its employees, directors, managers, consultants, agents, and any other Person acting on its behalf, after it was acquired by SAP AG and/or SAP America. 9. "You" and/or "Yours" refers to defendant SAP A G and/or SAP America, its predecessors, successors, employees, directors, managers, consultants, agents, and any other Person acting on its behalf. A/72856293.l 28 3 AMENDED N O T I C E OF DEPOSITION P U R S U A N T TO FED. R. CIV. P. 30(B)(6) RE P R O J E C T B L U E 1 2 SCOPE OF TESTIMONY U n l e s s o t h e r w i s e s t a t e d , t h e t i m e p e r i o d c o v e r e d b y t h i s N o t i c e o f D e p o s i t i o n shall b e f r o m January 1, 2004 to and including the date o f the examination: The investigation and action that resulted in Your executive board directives and orders 3 4 5 6 referenced in paragraphs 2 and 4 o f Defendants' Amended Response to Oracle's Interrogatory N o . 4 (see Plaintiffs Depo. Ex. 522, attached as Exhibit A), including without limitation: a. all related discussions, analyses, Documents or Communications leading up to the decisions to issue the referenced March 2005 and August 2007 Board directives, including w i t h o u t limitation any a s s e s s m e n t s o f t h e advantages, disadvantages and/or costs You and/or SAP TN would face with the decision to issue or n o t issue each directive and any such discussion, analysis or action taken prior to the 13 7 8 9 10 11 12 close o f the SAP TN acquisition; b. the actual content o f the directives, including differences between the directives, i f any, and reasons for any such differences; c. the name(s) o f t h e individual(s) who conveyed the directives, the date each was issued, t h e m e t h o d o f c o n v e y a n c e , a n d t h e r e c i p i e n t ( s ) o f e a c h d i r e c t i v e ; d. the method and frequency discussed, envisioned and/or expressed by You for h o w progress o f the Board directives' implementation would be conveyed from SAP 21 22 23 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 TN to You, as well as the actual method and frequency o f h o w progress o f t h e d i r e c t i v e s was m o n i t o r e d a n d / o r c o m m u n i c a t e d i n c l u d i n g a n y c o n c l u s i o n s , w r i t t e n e v a l u a t i o n s o r r e p o r t s m a d e o f the p r o g r e s s o f e f f o r t s t o i m p l e m e n t the directives and including all Communications Y o u had internally and w i t h SAP TN regarding this topic; 24 25 26 27 28 A/72856293.! 4 AMENDED NOTICE OF DEPOSITION PURSUANT T O FED. R. CIV. P. 30(B)(6) RE P R O J E C T BLUE 1 e. the timeframe and/or deadlines discussed, envisioned and/or expressed b y Y o u for the c o m p l e t i o n o f t h e B o a r d d i r e c t i v e s a t t h e t i m e e a c h w a s issued, o r a t a n y o t h e r time d u r i n g the i m p l e m e n t a t i o n stages; 2 3 4 f. any i n c e n t i v e s , w a r n i n g s , or r e p r i m a n d s t h a t w e r e d i s c u s s e d a n d / o r p u t i n p l a c e f o r S A P T N p e r s o n n e l a n d / o r f o r Y o u r p e r s o n n e l i n o r d e r to f a c i l i t a t e t h e implementation o f t h e directives (including details as to w h a t those incentives or reprimands were a n d w h o r e c e i v e d them); 5 6 7 8 9 g . . r e a s o n s w h y the d i r e c t i v e s w e r e n o t i m p l e m e n t e d i n w h o l e o r i n p a r t a n d / o r t h e delay i n t h e i r implementation, including a n y r e l a t e d discussions, analyses, Documents o r Communications regarding t h i s topic; h. the name(s) o f Your Board m e m b e r ( s ) , e x e c u t i v e ( s ) o r other personnel who were 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1. responsible for a n y aspect o f the Board directives, including their approval, i s s u a n c e a n d i m p l e m e n t a t i o n , a n d h i s / h e r k n o w l e d g e o f o r i n v o l v e m e n t i n any o f the a b o v e a c t i v i t i e s ; a n d any e f f o r t s made, a n a l y s e s u n d e r t a k e n , o r C o m m u n i c a t i o n s r e g a r d i n g a n y c h a n g e in SAP T N ' s practices regarding h o s t i n g a n d u s e o f local environments, e v e n i f n o t considered p a r t o f o r c o n t a i n e d w i t h i n t h e directives. 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DATED: February 2 5 , 2 0 0 9 By: ~ HII~ ~B~ ann BINGHAM McCUTCHEN LLP Three Embarcadero Center S a n Francisco, C A 94111-4067 Telephone: (415) 3 9 3 - 2 0 0 0 Facsimile: ( 4 1 5 ) 3 9 3 - 2 2 8 6 bree.hann@bingham.com A t t o r n e y s for P l a i n t i f f s Oracle USA, Inc., et al. A/72856293.l 5 A M E N D E D N O T I C E O F DEPOSITION P U R S U A N T T O FED. R. CIV. P. 30(B)(6) RE P R O J E C T B L U E 1 PROOF O F SERVICE 2 I a m over 18 years o f age, n o t a p a r t y to this action and employed i n the County o f S a n Francisco, California a t T h r e e E m b a r c a d e r o Center, S a n Francisco, C a l i f o r n i a 94111-4067. I a m readily familiar w i t h the practice o f this office for collection and processing o f c o r r e s p o n d e n c e b y U.S. M a i l a n d E l e c t r o n i c M a i l , and t h e y a r e d e p o s i t e d a n d / o r s e n t t h a t s a m e d a y i n the o r d i n a r y c o u r s e o f b u s i n e s s . O n F e b r u a r y 25,2009, I served t h e following document: A M E N D E D N O T I C E O F D E P O S I T I O N O F SAP A G A N D S A P A M E R I C A P U R S U A N T T O FED. R. CIV. P. 30 (B) (6) R E PROJECT BLUE 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 (BY E L E C T R O N I C M A I L ) b y t r a n s m i t t i n g v i a e l e c t r o n i c m a i l d o c u m e n t ( s ) i n portable d o c u m e n t f o r m a t (PDF) listed b e l o w t o t h e email addresses s e t forth below o n this date. (BY M A I L ) b y c a u s i n g a t r u e a n d c o r r e c t c o p y o f t h e a b o v e t o be p l a c e d i n the U n i t e d States M a i l a t S a n F r a n c i s c o , C a l i f o r n i a i n s e a l e d e n v e l o p e ( s ) w i t h p o s t a g e prepaid, addressed as set forth below. I a m readily familiar w i t h this l a w f i r m ' s p r a c t i c e for c o l l e c t i o n a n d p r o c e s s i n g o f c o r r e s p o n d e n c e f o r m a i l i n g w i t h t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s P o s t a l S e r v i c e . C o r r e s p o n d e n c e is d e p o s i t e d w i t h t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s Postal Service the same day i t is left for collection and processing i n the ordinary course o f business. Jane L. Froyd JONES D A Y 1755 Embarcadero R o a d P a l o A l t o , C A 94303 6 5 0 . 7 3 9 . 3 9 3 7 (Direct) 6 5 0 . 7 3 9 . 3 9 0 0 (Fax) jfroyd@JonesDay.com jmcdonell@JonesDay.com jlfuchs@JonesDay.com swcowan@JonesDay.com ewallace@JonesDay.com tglanier@JonesDay.com I declare t h a t I a m employed i n t h e office o f a m e m b e r o f t h e b a r o f t h i s court a t w h o s e d i r e c t i o n t h e s e r v i c e w a s m a d e a n d t h a t t h i s d e c l a r a t i o n w a s e x e c u t e d o n F e b r u a r y 25, 23 24 25 26 27 2009, at San Francisco, California. . 28 A/72856293.l *-= ~.::-? Rose SecretarlO P R O O F OF S E R V I C E

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