Vnus Medical Technologies Inc. v. Biolitec, Inc. et al

Filing 250

ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTION AND TVS'S MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL. Signed by Judge Vaughn R Walker for Maxine M. Chesney on July 28, 2010. (mmclc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/28/2010)

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Vnus Medical Technologies Inc. v. Biolitec, Inc. et al Doc. 250 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Matthew B. Lehr (Bar No. 213139) Diem-Suong T. Nguyen (Bar No. 237557) David J. Lisson (Bar No. 250994) Chung G. Suh (Bar No. 244889) Jeremy Brodsky (Bar No. 257674) DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL LLP 1600 El Camino Real Menlo Park, California 94025 Telephone: (650) 752-2000 Facsimile: (650) 752-2111 Attorneys for Plaintiff Tyco Healthcare Group LP d/b/a VNUS Medical Technologies UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL--CASE NOS. C08-03129 MMC & C08-04234 MMC ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) BIOLITEC, INC., DORNIER MEDTECH ) AMERICA, INC., and NEW STAR LASERS, ) INC. d/b/a COOLTOUCH, INC., ) ) Defendants. ) ) ) ) TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP d/b/a ) VNUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) TOTAL VEIN SOLUTIONS, LLC d/b/a ) TOTAL VEIN SYSTEMS, ) ) Defendant. ) ) ) TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP d/b/a VNUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, LEAD CASE NO. C08-03129 MMC CASE NO. C08-03129 MMC [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTION AND TVS's MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL (D.I. 224 and 232) [CIVIL L.R. 7-11, 79-5(d)] CASE NO. C08-04234 MMC (consolidated with C08-03129 MMC) Dockets.Justia.com 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 28 Before the Court is the Defendants' Motion and TVS's Motion to File Documents Under Seal dated July 16, 2010 (D.I. 224 and 232), by which Defendants seek leave to file under seal unredacted versions of certain documents submitted in conjunction with their reply briefs in support of their Motion for Summary Judgment that the `084 Patent Claims are Obvious ("Defendants' 103 Reply"), Motion for Summary Judgment that the Asserted `433 and `970 Claims are Invalid for Lack of Written Description ("Defendants' 112 Reply"), and TVS's Motion for Summary Judgment of No Contributory Infringement (collectively, "Defendants' Reply Briefs"). Having reviewed the parties' submissions filed in support of the motions, the Court rules as follows: 1. The motions are GRANTED in part, specifically, as to the following documents that plaintiff has shown contain material properly filed under seal (see Kertz Decl., filed July 20, 2010), each of which the requesting party is directed to file under seal, no later than five calendar days from the date of this order. See General Order 62 ("If a motion to file under seal is granted in full or in part, the requesting party will e-file the document according the procedure outlined in the FAQs on the ECF website."). Exhibit 73 to the Declaration of Charles T. Steenburg in Support of Summary Judgment Reply Briefs Filed by biolitec, Inc. and Other Defendants, filed on July 16, 2010 Redacted pages 1 (ln. 18) and 2 (lns. 12-16) of Defendants' 112 Reply, filed on July 16, 2010 Redacted page 6 (lns. 19-22, 27-29) of Defendants' 103 Reply, filed on July 16, 2010. 2. The motions are DENIED in part, specifically, as to the following documents, in light of plaintiff's having withdrawn its prior designation of confidentiality, each of which the requesting party is directed to file in the public record no later than five calendar days from the date of this order. Exhibit FFF to the Declaration of John K. Buche in Support of the Reply to VNUS's Opposition to TVS's Motion for Summary Judgment of No Contributory Infringement, filed on July 16, 2010 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL--CASE NOS. C08-03129 MMC & C08-04234 MMC 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 28 Designated portions of Defendants' Reply Briefs not identified above. IT IS SO ORDERED. July 28, Dated: ______________ 2010 /s/ Vaughn R Walker for HON. MAXINE M. CHESNEY United States District Judge 2 [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL--CASE NOS. C08-03129 MMC & C08-04234 MMC

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