Bender -v- Linear Corporation

Filing 36

STIPULATION AND ORDER. Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 5/14/10. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/17/2010)

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Case4:09-cv-01154-SBA Document35 Filed05/12/10 Page1 of 4 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 David N. Kuhn (CSB #73389) Attorney-at-Law dnkuhn@packbell.net 144 Hagar Avenue Piedmont, CA 94611 Tel.: (510) 653-4983 Attorney for PLAINTIFF GREGORY BENDER Mark D. Rowland (CSB #157862) mark.rowland@ropesgray.com Joshua V. Van Hoven (CSB #262815) joshua.vanhoven@ropesgray.com ROPES & GRAY LLP 1900 University Avenue East Palo Alto, California 94303 Tel.: (650) 617-4000 Fax: (650) 617-4090 Attorneys for DEFENDANT LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION ) ) Case No. 09-01154 SBA ) Plaintiff, ) ) STIPULATION REGARDING LOCAL v. ) PATENT RULES ) LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, ) ) Defendant. ) ) ) ) GREGORY BENDER, Plaintiff Gregory Bender ("Bender") and Defendant Linear Technology Corporation ("Linear") hereby stipulate and request an Order regarding application of the Local Patent Rules as follows: 1. The parties attended by telephone the Court Management Conference on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at 2:45 PM. 2. At the CMC, the Court set deadlines for the above-captioned case, including a fact discovery cutoff date and expert disclosure date of September 30, 2010, expert discovery STIPULATION REGARDING LOCAL PATENT RULES Case No. 09-01154 SBA Case4:09-cv-01154-SBA Document35 Filed05/12/10 Page2 of 4 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 cutoff date of October 29, 2010, a dispositive motion deadline of December 14, 2010, and a February 8, 2010 pretrial conference date. 3. The parties also discussed submitting an agreed order regarding deadlines under the local patent rules. 4. The following proposed schedule generally conforms to the deadlines of the local patent rules regarding patent-specific disclosures. 5. Given that this case is not particularly complex, the following proposed schedule contemplates that claim construction (Markman) disputes will be resolved with other issues by the dispositive motion deadline. 6. Accordingly, the parties propose the following schedule for patent-specific activities under this Court's Local Patent Rules ("LPR"): May 17, 2010 - LPR 3.1/3.2 Plaintiff's disclosure of infringement contentions and document production. July 1, 2010 - LPR 3.3/3.4 - Defendant's invalidity contentions and document production July 12, 2010 - LPR 4.1 - Parties identify terms for construction August 2, 2010 - LPR 4.2(a)/4.2(b) - Parties exchange preliminary claim constructions and claim construction evidence September 1, 2010 - LPR 4.3 Parties file Joint Claim Construction statement; Parties Disclose claim construction evidence and witnesses; Parties identify 10 most significant claim terms STIPULATION REGARDING LOCAL PATENT RULES Case No. 09-01154 SBA 1 Case4:09-cv-01154-SBA Document35 Filed05/12/10 Page3 of 4 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 Dated: May 11, 2010 Dated: May 11, 2010 Respectfully submitted, By /s/ David N. Kuhn David N. Kuhn (CSB #73389) Attorney-at-Law dnkuhn@packbell.net 144 Hagar Avenue Piedmont, CA 94611 Tel.: (510) 653-4983 Attorney for PLAINTIFF GREGORY BENDER Respectfully submitted, By /s/ Mark D. Rowland Mark D. Rowland (CSB #157862) mark.rowland@ropesgray.com Joshua V. Van Hoven (CSB #262815) joshua.vanhoven@ropesgray.com ROPES & GRAY LLP 1900 University Avenue East Palo Alto, California 94303 Tel.: (650) 617-4000 Fax: (650) 617-4090 Attorneys for DEFENDANT LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Filer's Attestation: Pursuant to General Order No. 45, Section X(B) regarding signatures, I attest under penalty of perjury that concurrence in filing of the document has been obtained from David N. Kuhn, Esq. STIPULATION REGARDING LOCAL PATENT RULES Case No. 09-01154 SBA 2 Case4:09-cv-01154-SBA Document35 Filed05/12/10 Page4 of 4 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 Dated: May 11, 2010 Respectfully submitted, By /s/ Mark D. Rowland Mark D. Rowland (CSB #157862) mark.rowland@ropesgray.com Joshua V. Van Hoven (CSB #262815) joshua.vanhoven@ropesgray.com ROPES & GRAY LLP 1900 University Avenue East Palo Alto, California 94303 Tel.: (650) 617-4000 Fax: (650) 617-4090 Attorneys for DEFENDANT LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 5/14/10 Hon. Saundra B. Armstrong United States District Court Northern District of California STIPULATION REGARDING LOCAL PATENT RULES Case No. 09-01154 SBA 3

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