Petroliam Nasional Berhad v., Inc.

Filing 133

ORDER by Judge Hamilton granting in part and denying in part 119 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal (pjhlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/18/2011)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 8 Plaintiff, No. C 09-5939 PJH 11 For the Northern District of California PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD, 10 United States District Court 9 v. ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO SEAL IN PART AND DENYING IT IN PART 12 GODADDY.COM, INC., 13 Defendant. _______________________________/ 14 15 Before the court is the motion of plaintiff Petrolam Nasional Berhad (Doc. 119) for an 16 order filing under seal plaintiff’s memorandum of points and authorities in support of its 17 motion for partial summary judgment, and the appendix of materials in support of the 18 motion, on the basis that those documents cite to documents that defendant 19, Inc. has designated as confidential. Defendant has filed supporting 20 declarations, pursuant to Civil Local Rule 79-5(d). Having considered the papers and 21 materials submitted, the court hereby GRANTS the motion in part and DENIES it in part. 22 The court finds that compelling reasons exist for sealing (1)’s 23 standard operating procedure for dealing with trademark claims (“SOP”) found at pages 24 165-173 of plaintiff’s appendix; and (2) portions of the transcript of the October 19, 2011 25 deposition of Jeff Munson, found on page 11 at lines 4-10 and 14-16, page 13 at lines 9-13, 26 page 14 at lines 7-24, page 16 at lines 1-25, page 17 at lines 1-4, page 19 at lines 6-9 and 27 22-24, page 22 at lines 6-8, page 23 at lines 3-7and 17-25, and all of pages 24-26 which 28 are located within pages 187-190 of plaintiff’s. Accordingly, the motion is GRANTED as to 1 those documents. Pursuant to General Order 62, plaintiff is instructed to e-file the above 2 portions of the appendix under seal. 3 The motion is DENIED as to the remaining portions of the appendix, and as to 4 plaintiff’s memorandum of points and authorities in support of its motion for partial summary 5 judgment. Pursuant to General Order 62, plaintiff is instructed to e-file these documents in 6 the public record. (A copy of the public portions of the appendix is attached as Exhibit A to 7 defendant’s proposed order (Doc. 124-2) re plaintiff’s motion to seal.) 8 referred to the “Electronic Case Filing” page on the court’s website, to the links for “E-filing 9 Under Seal in CIVIL Cases,” and “File Size Limits and What Not to E-file.” Plaintiff is 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 IT IS SO ORDERED. 12 Dated: November 18, 2011 ______________________________ PHYLLIS J. HAMILTON United States District Judge 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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