TV Interactive Data Corporation v. Sony Corporation et al

Filing 363

STIPULATION AND ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITION TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN re 361 Stipulation filed by TV Interactive Data Corporation. Signed by Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton on 11/8/11. (nah, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/8/2011)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORPORATION, a California Corporation, Plaintiff, 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 v. SONY CORPORATION; SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC.; SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA, INC.; SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA; SONY ELECTRONICS, INC.; ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.; PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA AMERICA, INC.; TOSHIBA AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCTS, L.L.C.; VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD.; JVC AMERICAS CORP.; FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.; FUNAI CORPORATION, INC.; P&F USA, INC., , Case No. C 10-00475 PJH STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN DEPONENT: TOSHIBA CORPORATION Defendants. 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 82610372.1 1 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOS. TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 JOINT STIPULATION 2 Beginning December 6, 2011, TV Interactive Data Corp. (“TVI”) will begin depositions 3 of certain witnesses from Toshiba Corporation (“Toshiba”) at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. TVI 4 and Toshiba hereby submit and jointly stipulate to the following Proposed Order/Commission for 5 Depositions to be Taken in Japan. 6 7 FOR PLAINTIFF TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORP. 8 ROBINS, KAPLAN, MILLER & CIRESI, L.L.P. 9 10 11 12 13 14 By:/s/ Victor C. Chan Sang Young A. Brodie (pro hac vice) E-mail: sybrodie@rkmc.com Richard M. Martinez (pro hac vice) E-mail: rmmartinez@rkmc.com Trevor J. Foster (pro hac vice) E-mail: tjfoster@rkmc.com Victor C. Chan (pro hac vice) E-mail: vcchan@rkmc.com 15 16 Dated: November 7, 2011 17 18 FOR DEFENDANT TOSHIBA CORPORATION 19 DLA PIPER LLP 20 By: /s/ Ronald L. Yin_____________ Ronald L. Yin E-mail: ronald.yin@dlapiper.com Mark D. Fowler E-mail: mark.fowler@dlapiper.com Gerald T. Sekimura E-mail: gerald.sekimura@dlapiper.com Erik R. Fuehrer E-mail: erik.fuehrer@dlapiper.com Carrie Lynn Williamson E-mail: carrie.williamson@dlapiper.com 21 22 23 24 25 26 Dated: November 7, 2011 27 28 82610372.1 2 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOS. TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 I, Victor C. Chan, am the ECF user whose User ID and Password are being utilized in the 2 electronic filing of the STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER/COMMISSION FOR 3 DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN. Pursuant to the Northern District of California’s 4 General Order 45(X)(B), I attest that concurrence in the filing has been obtained from Ronald L. 5 Yin. 6 Dated: November 7, 2011 /s/ Victor C. Chan Victor C. Chan 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 82610372.1 3 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOS. TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 2 [PROPOSED] ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN TO: 3 4 ANY CONSUL OR VICE CONSUL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT TOKYO, JAPAN Upon the application of Complainant TV Interactive Data Corporation (“TVI”), in TVI 5 Data Corp. v. Sony Corp., et al., Inv. No. 10-00475, before the U.S. District Court for the 6 Northern District of California, and pursuant to Article 17 of the United States – Japan Consular 7 Convention, 8 9 IT IS ORDERED THAT the depositions on notice of the following volunteering witnesses be taken at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan commencing on or about December 6, 10 2011, at 8:30 a.m. and terminating on or about December 22, 2011 at 4:00 p.m., and that any 11 documentary exhibits in connection therewith be marked: 12 13 14 1. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) deposition of Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation 1-1, Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku Tokyo, 105-8001, Japan 15 16 17 18 19 20 Potential witnesses for the Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) deposition Toshiba Corporation include the following: Reiko Kawachi Tadayuki Tanie Hajime Suda Hiroyasu Oogo Akira Takei Nobumasu Naito 21 2. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(1) depositions of individuals 22 Potential witnesses for depositions under Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(1) include: 23 24 25 26 27 28 Reiko Kawachi Tadayuki Tanie Hajime Suda Hiroyasu Oogo Akira Takei Nobumasu Naito Counsel for Defendant Toshiba Corporation who will participate in said depositions are 82610372.1 4 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOS. TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 Ronald L. Yin, Mark D. Fowler, Gerald T. Sekimura, Erik R. Fuehrer, Carrie L. Williamson, and 2 Saori Kaji. 3 Members of Toshiba Corporation’s Intellectual Property Department that may attend the 4 depositions include Yuriko Hiroko, Masatoshi Akimoto, Masatsugu Mukuge, Takeshi Tamashiro, 5 and Minoru Asada. 6 Counsel for TVI who will participate in said depositions are Richard M. Martinez, Sang 7 Young A. Brodie, Trevor J. Foster, and Victor C. Chan. In addition, Quynh Nguyen, James 8 Tornes and Andrew Wolfe may attend on behalf of TVI. 9 10 Jared Taylor will act as interpreter. The proceedings will be recorded by Christopher Sheppard Hanlon, Lee Anthony Bowry, 11 Peter Wai Kwong Au, Jeffrey Marc Menton, Randell Buckler, Deborah Marshall, Jodi Harmon, 12 Lawrence Paul Nelson, Melanie Louise Giamarco, Tracey LoCastro and/or Randi Birnhak with 13 American Realtime Court Reporters & Videographers. Please cause the testimony of said 14 witnesses to be recorded by video and reduced to writing; the depositions to be signed by said 15 witnesses; said deposition testimony to be annexed to your Commission and closed under your 16 seal; and the return of these materials to this Court with all convenient speed. 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 82610372.1 5 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOS. TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 WITNESS, the Honorable Phyllis J. Hamilton, United States Judge of the United States District 2 8th November Court, Northern District of California, this ______ day of __________ 2011. 3 4 Honorable Phyllis J. Hamilton United States Judge United States District Court Northern District of California Oakland Courthouse, Courtroom 3 – 3rd Floor 1301 Clay Street Oakland, CA 94612 5 6 7 8 I hereby certify that the signature above is that of the Honorable Phyllis J. Hamilton, United 9 States Judge of the United States District Court, Northern District of California. 10 _____________________ Clerk of the Court 11 By: _________________ 12 Deputy Clerk: ________________ 13 Seal: 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 82610372.1 6 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOS. TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN

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