Avocet Sports Technology, Inc. v. Garmin International, Inc. et al

Filing 120

ORDER FOLLOWING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Joint Case Management Statement due by 6/29/2012. Further Case Management Conference set for 7/9/2012 10:00 AM in Courtroom 9, 19th Floor, San Francisco. Signed by Judge James Ware on May 14, 2012. (wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/14/2012)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION NO. C 11-04049 JW NO. C 12-02234 JW NO. C 12-02235 JW Avocet Sports Tech., Inc., 11 Plaintiff, v. For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 ORDER FOLLOWING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 12 Garmin Int’l., Inc., et al., 13 Defendants. 14 15 16 / v. Polar Electro, Inc., 17 Defendant. / 18 v. 19 Casio America, Inc., 20 Defendant. / 21 22 On May 14, 2012, the Court held a Case Management Conference in the above-captioned 23 matters. Counsel for all parties were present. Pursuant to the discussion at the Conference, the 24 Court ORDERS as follows: 25 26 27 28 1 (1) A hearing on a Motion to Dismiss in one of the above-captioned cases is currently 2 scheduled for June 11, 2012.1 Insofar as any other Defendant wishes to oppose a 3 current Complaint via a Rule 12(b)(6) motion, that Defendant shall join in the Garmin 4 Motion. The parties shall stipulate to an expedited briefing schedule. 5 (2) The Court sets July 9, 2012 at 10 a.m. for a further Case Management Conference in 6 these cases. On or before June 29, 2012, the parties shall file a Joint Case 7 Management Conference Statement including, inter alia, discussion of the status of 8 discovery and proposals for further scheduling. 9 (3) The Court adopts the parties’ proposed schedule2 as to the following events: (a) 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 Disclosures. 12 (b) 13 (c) 15 17 On or before May 28, 2012, Plaintiff shall serve its Damages Contentions. 14 16 On or before May 21, 2012, the parties shall exchange Initial On or before June 11, 2012, Defendants shall respond to the Damages Contentions. The Court declines to schedule any further dates as premature at this time. At the July 9 Case Management Conference, the Court will schedule further dates as necessary. 18 Further, the Court would wish the parties, in their initial discovery, to focus on the issues 19 identified at the May 14 Conference–including issues relating to notice, damages and the issue of 20 laches–so as to enhance the possibility that this case may be suitable for early resolution. 21 22 Dated: May 14, 2012 JAMES WARE United States District Chief Judge 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 (Garmin’s Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff’s Amended Claims for Induced and Willful Infringement Under Rule 12(b)(6), hereafter, “Garmin Motion,” Docket Item No. 114 in No. C 1104049 JW.) 2 (See Docket Item No. 113 at 8 in No. C 11-04049 JW.) 2 1 THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT COPIES OF THIS ORDER HAVE BEEN DELIVERED TO: 2 Adam Prescott Seitz adam.seitz@eriseip.com David C. Lee dlee@sillscummis.com Frear Stephen Schmid frearschmid@aol.com Janelle M Smith Janelle.Smith@hklaw.com John P. Moran john.moran@hklaw.com Joshua M Masur masur@turnerboyd.com Julie Sandra Turner turner@turnerboyd.com Katherine M. Lieb Klieb@sillscummis.com Michael John Lyons mlyons@morganlewis.com Michelle Lyons Marriott michelle.marriott@eriseIP.com Pablo D. Hendler pablo.hendler@ropesgray.com Rachel Melissa Walsh rwalsh@morganlewis.com Robert J. Goldman robert.goldman@ropesgray.com Scott D. Stimpson sstimpson@sillscummis.com 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Dated: May 14, 2012 Richard W. Wieking, Clerk 11 By: For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 /s/ JW Chambers William Noble Courtroom Deputy

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