Pecover et al v. Electronic Arts Inc.

Filing 295

STIPULATION AND ORDER. Signed by Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman on 12/6/2011. (bzsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/6/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Shana E. Scarlett (217895) HAGENS BERMAN SOBOL SHAPIRO LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Telephone: (510) 725-3000 Facsimile: (510) 725-3001 shanas@hbsslaw.com Stuart M. Paynter (226147) THE PAYNTER LAW FIRM PLLC 1200 G Street N.W., Suite 800 Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 626-4486 Facsimile: (866) 734-0622 stuart@smplegal.com 13 Steve W. Berman (Pro Hac Vice) HAGENS BERMAN SOBOL SHAPIRO LLP 1918 Eighth Avenue, Suite 3300 Seattle, WA 98101 Telephone: (206) 623-7292 Facsimile: (206) 623-0594 steve@hbsslaw.com 14 Class Counsel 10 11 12 15 16 17 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 GEOFFREY PECOVER and ANDREW ) OWENS, on behalf of themselves and a class of ) person similarly situated, ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) v. ) ) ELECTRONIC ARTS INC., a Delaware ) Corporation, ) ) Defendant. ) ) No. 08-cv-02820 CW REVISED STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER PURSUANT TO NOVEMBER 30, 2011 ORDER REGARDING DEPOSITION SCHEDULE ACTION FILED: June 5, 2008 1 WHEREAS on November 30, 2011 this Court issued an order requesting that the parties 2 submit a stipulation and proposed order regarding the scheduling of further depositions in this case; 3 WHEREAS pursuant to that order, the parties have met and conferred regarding the 4 scheduling of all depositions for current and former Electronic Arts Inc. employees who are 5 represented by Latham & Watkins LLP, counsel for Defendant Electronic Arts Inc.; 6 WHEREAS the parties first submitted a stipulation and proposed order regarding the 7 scheduling of further depositions on Friday, December 2, 2011, counsel for Electronic Arts 8 subsequently learned that a witness was not available on one of the proposed deposition dates, and 9 the parties were thereafter able to agree to an alternative date for that witness; 10 11 12 13 WHEREAS the parties have jointly agreed on the following revised deposition schedule for current and former Electronic Arts Inc. employees represented by Latham & Watkins: Deponent Date Place Nancy Smith December 15, 2011 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Todd Sitrin December 20, 2011 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Frank Gibeau January 6, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Steven Chiang January 11, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Peter Moore January 13, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Michelle Weaver January 17, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 REVISED STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE DEP. SCHEDULE – No. 08-cv-02820 CW -1- 1 2 Deponent Joel Linzner Date Place February 21, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 3 4 5 6 7 WHEREAS on December 1, 2011, Plaintiffs served subpoenas for testimony pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45, with the following dates for third parties outside of the Northern District of California: 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Deponent National Collegiate Athletic Association 700 W. Washington St. P.O. Box 6222 Indianapolis, IN 46206 Date and Time Place January 20, 2012 9:00am Price Waicukauski & Riley, LLC Hammond Block Building 301 Massachusetts Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 January 24, 2012 9:00am 400 Galleria Parkway, Suite 1500, Atlanta, GA 30339 January 25, 2012 9:00am 400 Galleria Parkway, Suite 1500, Atlanta, GA 30339 c/o Marc T. Quigley Krieg Devault LLP One Indiana Square, Suite 2800 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Collegiate Licensing Company 290 Interstate North Circle, Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30339 c/o Peter M. Boyle Kilpatrick Stockton LLP Ste 900 607 14th St., NW Washington, DC 20005 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Michael Drucker 290 Interstate North Circle, Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30339 c/o Peter M. Boyle Kilpatrick Stockton LLP Ste 900 607 14th St., NW Washington, DC 20005 REVISED STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE DEP. SCHEDULE – No. 08-cv-02820 CW -2– 1 2 3 4 5 6 Deponent Date and Time National Football League January 31, 2012 Players Association 9:00am 1133 20th Street NW, Ste 600 Washington, DC 20036 Place The Paynter Law Firm PLLC 1200 G Street N.W., Suite 800 Washington, DC 20005 c/o David Greenspan Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP 1301 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 ESPN, Inc. c/o David R. Pahl ESPN Plaza 935 Middle Street Bristol, CN 06010 February 6, 2012 9:00am 406 Farmington Avenue Farmington, CT 06032 NFL Properties LLC 280 Park Avenue New York, NY 10017 February 16, 2012 9:00am Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP One Penn Plaza, 36th Floor New York, NY 10119 February 13, 2012 9:00am Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP One Penn Plaza, 36th Floor New York, NY 10119 February 14, 2012 9:00am Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP One Penn Plaza, 36th Floor New York, NY 10119 c/o Derek Ludwin Covington & Burling LLP 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20004 Neil Glat 345 Park Avenue New York, NY 10017 c/o Derek Ludwin Covington & Burling LLP 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20004 Gary Gertzog 345 Park Avenue New York, NY 10017 c/o Derek Ludwin Covington & Burling LLP 25 26 27 28 REVISED STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE DEP. SCHEDULE – No. 08-cv-02820 CW -3– 1 2 3 4 5 6 Deponent Roger S. Goodell 345 Park Avenue New York, NY 10017 Date and Time Place February 15, 2012 9:00am Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP One Penn Plaza, 36th Floor New York, NY 10119 c/o Derek Ludwin Covington & Burling LLP WHEREAS as recognized by the Court at the November 30, 2011 hearing, it does not have 7 jurisdiction to order the presence of the third parties, but Plaintiffs include this information to 8 demonstrate progress in the proposed schedule. The parties will continue to meet and confer in 9 good faith regarding scheduling third party depositions. 10 Accordingly, the parties hereby request that this Court approve the proposed deposition 11 schedule, as it relates to the current and former Electronic Arts Inc. employees who are represented 12 by Latham & Watkins LLP, counsel for Defendant Electronic Arts Inc. 13 DATED: December 5, 2011 HAGENS BERMAN SOBOL SHAPIRO LLP 14 By 15 16 /s/ Shana E. Scarlett SHANA E. SCARLETT 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Telephone: (510) 725-3000 Facsimile: (510) 725-3001 shanas@hbsslaw.com 17 18 19 Stuart M. Paynter (226147) THE PAYNTER LAW FIRM PLLC 1200 G Street N.W., Suite 800 Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 626-4486 Facsimile: (866) 734-0622 stuart@smplegal.com 20 21 22 23 26 Steve W. Berman (Pro Hac Vice) HAGENS BERMAN SOBOL SHAPIRO LLP 1918 Eighth Avenue, Suite 3300 Seattle, WA 98101 Telephone: (206) 623-7292 Facsimile: (206) 623-0594 steve@hbsslaw.com 27 Class Counsel 24 25 28 REVISED STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE DEP. SCHEDULE – No. 08-cv-02820 CW -4– 1 DATED: December 5, 2011 LATHAM & WATKINS LLP 2 By 3 4 /s/ Timothy L. O’Mara TIMOTHY L. O’MARA Daniel M. Wall (102580) Kirsten M. Ferguson (252781) 505 Montgomery Street, Suite 2000 San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 391-0600 Facsimile: (415) 395-8095 tim.omara@lw.com dan.wall@lw.com kirsten.ferguson@lw.com 5 6 7 8 9 Attorneys for Defendant Electronic Arts Inc. 10 11 * 12 * * ORDER 13 14 15 16 17 Pursuant to the above stipulation, the following deposition schedule is hereby ordered by the Court: Deponent Date Nancy Smith December 15, 2011 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Todd Sitrin December 20, 2011 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Frank Gibeau January 6, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Steven Chiang January 11, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 18 19 Place 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 REVISED STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE DEP. SCHEDULE – No. 08-cv-02820 CW -5– 1 2 Deponent Date Place Peter Moore January 13, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Michelle Weaver January 17, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 Joel Linzner February 21, 2012 Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP 715 Hearst Avenue, Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94710 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: The Court is troubled by the number of late depositions and will not again extend the deadline. December 6, 2011 HONORABLE BERNARD ZIMMERMAN UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 REVISED STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE DEP. SCHEDULE – No. 08-cv-02820 CW -6– CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE 1 2 I hereby certify that on December 5, 2011, I electronically filed the foregoing document 3 using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the e-mail addresses 4 registered in the CM/ECF system, as denoted on the Electronic Mail Notice List, and I hereby 5 certify that I have mailed a paper copy of the foregoing document via the United States Postal 6 Service to the non-CM/ECF participants indicated on the Manual Notice List generated by the 7 CM/ECF system. 8 /s/ Timothy L. O’Mara TIMOTHY L. O’MARA 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 REVISED STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE DEP. SCHEDULE – No. 08-cv-02820 CW -7–

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