Solyndra, LLC v. Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. et al

Filing 58

STIPULATION AND ORDER re 54 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER Extending Time to Respond to Complaint and for Initial Disclosures filed by Trina Solar Limited, Trina Solar (U.S.), Inc, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, Suntech Ame rica, Inc., Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., Solyndra, LLC, Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc., Motions terminated: 54 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER Extending Time to Respond to Complaint and for Initial Disclosures filed by Trina Sol ar Limited, Trina Solar (U.S.), Inc, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, Suntech America, Inc., Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., Solyndra, LLC, Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc... Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 1/24/13. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/24/2013)

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1 2 3 4 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP JAMES G. KREISSMAN (SBN: 206740) jkreissman@stblaw.com 2475 Hanover Street Palo Alto, California 94304 Telephone: (650) 251-5000 Facsimile: (650) 251-5002 5 6 7 8 9 10 MATTHEW J. REILLY (moving for admission pro hac vice) matt.reilly@stblaw.com 1155 F Street NW Washington, DC 20008 Telephone: (202) 636-5500 Counsel for Defendants Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. and Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc. [Counsel listed on signature page] 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION 12 13 14 Solyndra LLC, Case No. CV-12-05272-SBA (EDL) 15 16 17 18 19 20 Plaintiff, v. JOINT STIPULATION AND ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND FOR INITIAL DISCLOSURES Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., Suntech America, Inc., Trina Solar Limited, Trina Solar (U.S.), Inc., Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc. Defendants. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIP. AND ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND FOR INITIAL DISCLOSURES Case No. CV-12-05272-SBA (EDL) 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 WHEREAS, Plaintiff Solyndra LLC (“Solyndra”) filed a complaint in the abovecaptioned case against Defendants Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., Suntech America Inc., Trina Solar Limited, Trina Solar (U.S.), Inc., Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, and Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc. (collectively, “Defendants”) on October 11, 2012 (the “Complaint”); WHEREAS, on December 10, 2012, this Court approved the parties’ joint stipulation extending Defendants’ deadline to move to dismiss, answer, or otherwise respond to the Complaint until January 22, 2013, and also approved the briefing schedule outlined therein for any motion to dismiss (Dkt. No. 24); WHEREAS, Plaintiff has stated that it presently intends to file an amended Complaint on or around January 29, 2013; WHEREAS, in consideration of Plaintiff’s forthcoming amended Complaint, the parties have met and conferred and agreed to extend Defendants’ deadline to move to dismiss, answer or otherwise respond to the Complaint; WHEREAS, the parties have also agreed to meet and confer within a reasonable time after the filing of Plaintiff’s amended Complaint, in order to reach agreement on a new deadline for Defendants’ planned joint motion to dismiss, to be requested via a stipulation that will be filed with the Court no later than February 12, 2013; WHEREAS, in consideration of Plaintiff’s forthcoming amended Complaint, the parties have also agreed to request an extension of the deadline for all parties’ initial disclosures under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a), from January 31, 2013 to February 28, 2013, in light of Plaintiff’s anticipated amended Complaint; WHEREAS, the parties have previously requested two time modifications from the Court, (i) extending time to respond to Plaintiff’s complaint and implementing a stipulated briefing schedule (Dkt. No. 24), as set out above, and (ii) granting a one-week extension for Defendants’ opposition to Plaintiff’s motion for early discovery, in light of the holidays (Dkt. No. 33); and WHEREAS, the stipulated requested modifications would not otherwise alter the schedule for this case. 28 -1STIP. AND ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND FOR INITIAL DISCLOSURES Case No. CV-12-05272-SBA (EDL) 1 2 3 4 5 6 NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereby stipulate and agree that: (1) Defendants’ deadline to move to dismiss, answer, or otherwise respond to the Complaint will be extended from January 22, 2013 to a date to be agreed upon by stipulation, such stipulation to be filed with the Court no later than February 12, 2013; and (2) The deadline for all parties’ initial disclosures under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a) will be extended from January 31, 2013 to February 28, 2013. 7 8 Dated: January 22, 2013 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 9 10 By: 11 12 /s/ James Kreissman James Kreissman Matthew J. Reilly Attorneys for Defendants Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. and Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc. 13 14 SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP 15 16 By: 17 18 /s/ James Donato James Donato Mikael Abye Attorneys for Defendants Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. and Suntech America, Inc. 19 20 21 KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 22 23 By: 24 25 /s/ Eliot A. Adelson Eliot A. Adelson Daniel E. Laytin Attorneys for Defendants Trina Solar Limited and Trina Solar (U.S.), Inc. 26 27 28 -2- STIP. AND ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND FOR INITIAL DISCLOSURES Case No. CV-12-05272-SBA (EDL) 1 2 WINSTON & STRAWN LLP By: 3 /s/ William C. O’Neil William C. O’Neil 35 W. Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601-9703 Telephone: (312) 558-5308 4 5 6 Attorneys for Plaintiff Solyndra LLC 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -3- STIP. AND ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND FOR INITIAL DISCLOSURES Case No. CV-12-05272-SBA (EDL) 1 ORDER 2 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 3 (1) Defendants’ deadline to move to dismiss, answer, or otherwise respond to the 4 Complaint shall be extended from January 22, 2013 to a date to be agreed upon by stipulation, such 5 stipulation to be filed with the Court no later than February 12, 2013; and 6 7 (2) The deadline for all parties’ initial disclosures under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a) shall be extended from January 31, 2013 to February 28, 2013. 8 9 10 Dated: _1/24/13 _____________________________________ The Honorable Saundra B. Armstrong United States District Judge 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -4STIP. AND ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND FOR INITIAL DISCLOSURES Case No. CV-12-05272-SBA (EDL) 1 2 ATTESTATION OF CONCURRENCE IN FILING Pursuant to the Northern District of California’s General Order No. 45, Section X(B) 3 and Local Rule 5-1(i)(3), I attest that concurrence in the filing of this document has been obtained 4 from Defendants’ counsel James Donato, Mikael Abye, Eliot A. Adelson, and Daniel E. Laytin and 5 Plaintiff’s counsel William C. O’Neil. 6 Dated: January 22, 2013 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 7 8 By: /s/ James Kreissman James Kreissman 9 2475 Hanover Street Palo Alto, California 94304 Telephone: (650) 251-5000 Facsimile: (650) 251-5002 10 11 12 Attorney for Defendants Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. and Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc. 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -5- STIP. AND ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND FOR INITIAL DISCLOSURES Case No. CV-12-05272-SBA (EDL)

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