Software Rights Archive, LLC v. Facebook, Inc.

Filing 140

ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE JOINT STATUS REPORT. Status Report due by 12/12/2017. Signed by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. on 9/11/2017. (ndrS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/11/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 SOFTWARE RIGHTS ARCHIVE, LLC, Plaintiff, 8 v. 9 Defendants. 12 SOFTWARE RIGHTS ARCHIVES, LLC, ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE JOINT STATUS REPORT FACEBOOK, INC., et al., 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 10 Case No. 12-cv-03970-HSG 13 Case No. 12-cv-03972-HSG Plaintiff, 14 v. 15 TWITTER, INC., 16 Defendant. These two related cases1 are currently stayed pending the completion of proceedings before 17 18 the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (“PTAB”), or further order of the Court. See, e.g., Software 19 Rights Archive, LLC v. Facebook, Inc., Case No. 12-cv-03970-HSG, Dkt. No. 106. In an email 20 dated December 2, 2016, the PTAB indicated that it “has received the Federal Circuit’s mandate, 21 and will issue any necessary orders in due course.” Id., Dkt. No. 117-4 (Exhibit D to December 9, 22 2016 joint status report). The most recent joint status report, dated September 8, 2017, states that 23 “[n]either the Patent Trial & Appeal Board nor the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has taken any 24 action in the relevant inter partes review proceedings since the parties’ previous report [on] June 25 7, 2017.” Id., Dkt. No. 139. The Court hereby ORDERS the parties to file a joint status report 26 regarding the status of the PTAB proceedings either (1) within five days of the entry of any further 27 1 28 A third related case was terminated after entry of a stipulated dismissal on March 15, 2017. See Software Rights Archives LLC v. Linkedin Corp., Case No. 12-cv-03971-HSG, Dkt. No. 98. 1 order by PTAB or (b) on or before December 12, 2017 if the PTAB has not entered an order by 2 that date. 3 4 5 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 9/11/2017 ______________________________________ HAYWOOD S. GILLIAM, JR. United States District Judge 7 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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