Caracal Enterprises LLC et al v. Robert Suranyi et al

Filing 44

ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO SEAL. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 2/1/17. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/1/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 CARACAL ENTERPRISES LLC, et al., Case No. 16-cv-05073-RS Plaintiffs, 8 v. ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO SEAL 9 10 ROBERT SURANYI, et al., Defendants. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 Both plaintiffs and defendants have filed motions to seal portions of their briefs and/or 14 exhibits filed in connection with defendants’ motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction. 15 The portions of the filings sought to be sealed apparently contain information that former 16 defendant PassportParking, Inc. claims as protected trade secrets. The motions will be granted 17 only if, within 10 days of the issuance of this order, PassportParking, Inc. comes forward and 18 “articulate[s] . . . compelling reasons [for sealing] supported by specific factual findings . . . that 19 outweigh the general history of access and the public policies favoring disclosure” of court 20 records. Kamakana v. City & Cty. of Honolulu, 447 F.3d 1172, 1178 (9th Cir. 2006) (citation and 21 internal quotation marks omitted). Upon receipt, the parties shall immediately serve this order 22 upon PassportParking, Inc.’s counsel of record in this action. 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 27 28 Dated: February 1, 2017 ______________________________________ RICHARD SEEBORG United States District Judge

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