Google Inc. v. American Blind & Wallpaper Factory, Inc.

Filing 188

Attachment 3
Declaration of Ajay S. Krishnan In Support of Counter-Defendant Google Inc.'s Motion to Compel Counter-Plaintiff ABWF To Satisfy Outstanding Discovery Obligations filed byGoogle Inc., Google Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 # 2 # 3 # 4 # 5 # 6 # 7 # 8 # 9 # 10 # 11 # 12 # 13 # 14 # 15 # 16 # 17 # 18 # 19)(Krishnan, Ajay) (Filed on 9/7/2006)

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Google Inc. v. American Blind & Wallpaper Factory, Inc. Doc. 188 Att. 3 Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 1 of 9 . .. . .. . '. ". . . . .. .. '. . . . i". . . . .' .' . .' . . .. '. .... .. .. .. . ..,.". '. . Exhibit C... . .. . .. . ." . .. "-". . '. '." . .... '. :. . '. . . ". .... -'. .", . "..:. ,- .' . "'. ~ ;'" . . ,'. ~ . :. .... '. : :'" ".". ," "'. ,_.",.. : . "..... . '. .: ". . . . ", . '.' . - .. :"', . . .' - .. .' '.' . '. .' . ....j.... .'. ... '." ., . . . -'.. ': . ". : "'. ." ,"" '. . . ~. . '.' . .' '. .... ". ..',' ",:: : ":.' .... ': ':: :'. . . . . . '. . . . ".. .. .. . . .. . ... ... . . ", . ..... . .. ", .". : ".. . '", . '. ...,'. '. . "... '..' ".": ...' ".--." -, . . ': ." .'. "... . ," ", . ~ . : . .'. . . . '. '. : . '. _ '~.... n. ~ . '.' . ."'.. .. . . ... Dockets.Justia.com Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 2 of 9 1 KEKER & VAN NET, LLP MICHAL H. PAGE ~ #154913 2 MA A. LEMLEY -#155830 3 ,'AJAYS.KRHNAN -#222476 71 0 Sanome Stret 4 San Fracisco, CA 9411 I - I 704 Telepho~: (415) 391-5400 5 ,Facsimile: (415) 397-7188 KLAUS H. HAM - #224905 6 , Attorneys for Plaitiff and Cmmterdefendat GOOGLE INC. 1 ,8 9 10 11 12' UND STATES DISTRCT NORTIRN DISTRCT OF CALIFORN .. COURT GOOGLE INC., a Delaware corporatil?n, Case No. C 03-5340~JF (EAl 13, " , Plaintiff GOOGLE INe.'s SECOND SEl':OF. 14 v. .. J .... _ - . r ". :...) : :: '! 'DOCUMNTS AN THGS FROM REQUESTS FORPRODU~O;N OF " 15. AMRICAN BLIN'&. WALPAPER AMERICAN BLI & WAILPAPER, FACTORY, INC., iiDelawa corporatio~ 16 17 d/a decoratetoday.cnm, Inc.; and FACTORY,lNC. ' , I, iOO, inclusive,' . DOES I- Defendant. 18 AMCAN BLIN & W ALLP APER i 9 F ACTORY~ INC., a Delawar corporation d//a decoraetoday.com, Inc. 20' 21 Counteclaiant, v. GOOGLE, INC., 22- ,23 COtUterdefendants. 24 25 26 27' 28 3726.01 GOOOLE INC.'S SECOND SET OF REQUETS FOR PRODUCTION' OF DOCUMNTS AN TIGS CASE NO. C 03-S340-JF (Hl) Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 3 of 9 l' PROPOUNDING PARTY: Plaitiff GOOGLE INC. Defendant AMRICAN BLIND & WALLPAPER FACTORY, lN.. Two 2 RESPONDING PARTY: 3' SET NO.: 4 5 ,Pursuant to Fedral Rule of Civil Procedur 34, Plaiti Google mc. ("Google") reques tht Defendant America Blid 6 7 8 & Wallpper Facory, Inc. ("American Blind") produce for inecton and copyig the documents nd other tagible things described,below. The documents shall be produce for inection and copying at the offces ofKeker & Van Nest L;LP, 71 0 Sanome Stree, San Fracisco, California 94111, or Rt such' other loction as the 9 lQ 11 pares may mutuy agree, with th days of service of these reques. DEFINITIONS 12 1. ' "AMCAN BLIN" means American Blind, its subsidianes, divisions, predecessor and succesor cOmpanes, affiiats, parents, 13', ,' 14.: ,' pat, ~d1or ,eachofits employees, agents, offcers, dirctors, represetatv~, coi:~tats, 15 ' ' accounts iid attrneys, includig ,any person who seed in any such capacity at MY tie. " . :~ .. ",", , , any joint ventu to which iri:y',bea '",' " : 16 17 2. ~'GOU-GLE" mea Google, its subsidiares; divisionS; predecesor and, successor companes, afiates, pare~ts, any joint ventue to which it may be a pary, ancJor each of its employei;s, agents, offcers, dirctrs, representatives, constats, acc0lltants and attorneys, 18 19 includig any pers~n who seived,in any such capacity at any tie. ' 20 21 in AMRICAN BLIND~s Anwer in ths lawsut. See American Blind & Walipape Factory, 22 23 Inc.'s Answer, ~rmative DefeIes, Counterclai, and Thd-Par Ci~, 1 18. 'Specificay~ .. "3. The 4. The phrase "AMRICAN. BLIN MA',' shall have the sae meang it had the phre "AMRICAN BLIND MA" refers to the claied markS America ~imd, Amercan Blin4s, America Blid & Wallpaper Factory, American Blind Factory, and , Decoratetoday. phre ~'STA.-ALONE MA" refers to the u~e of an 24 25 26 27 28 AMERICAN BLIN MA in a context where that mark is not used as par of some other AMRICAN BLIN MA For insce, "American Blid" is not used as a STAN-ALONE MA in 1 37263.01' GOOGLE INC.'S SECOND SET OF REQUESTS FOR PRODUCTON OF DOCUMNTS AN THGS " , CASE NO. C 03-534Q.JF (El) Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 4 of 9 1 the phre "American Blid & Wallpaper Factory." ,2 5. The phr "DISPUTD KEYWQRD" mea any keyword, the, auctionig of 3 which to th pares pursuantto GOOGLE's AdWords progr, serves as the basis for 4 AMCAN BLIN's counterclais in ths case. 5 6. The phr "AMCAN BLIN DOMA NAMS') meas 6 any Interet domain n.ame ownd by or on behafof AMRIcAN BLIN though whi~h 7 customers may purcliase AMRICAN BLIN's prOducts or serces. 8 7. The phrase "AMRICAN BLIN WEBSITE" mean anylnternet website 9 oprated by or on beha of AMRICAN BLIN Ihough which cuomers may purcha 10 AMCAN B~IN's product or servces., 11 8. The phr "CLICK" mea a single ince of an Internet usr activatg a li on any website other th an AMRICAN BLIN WEBSITE in order to arve at an 12 ". :-.... 1- AMRICAN BLIN WEBSIT~ '"."', .. " "\. : .:.'. . 'l4 , 15 16 9. The term '~DOCUMT(S)" is use i:thenr()adest possible sens as interprete imder the Federa Rules of Civil Procdur and includes, without litation, all originals and copies, duplicates, draf, and reordigs of any wrtten,' prited, graphic or otherwe reCorded , .. 17 18 matter, however produced or reproduce, and all ''wtings'' as defied in Federal RUle of Evidence i 00 1, includig, wittout litation, the followig: absacts, adversements, agenda, agrments, analyses of anyldd, appointment caendar, arcles. ass~ents, blueprits, books, brochures, cha. ciular compilations, computr progr ru and pritouts. computer data files in machie redable form. contrct. diares, letts, em; report (includig report or notes of 19 20 21 .22 telephone or other conversations), memoranda brochures, boks, ledgers, 23 'drawgs, photogrphs, specifcations, draf, catalogs, instctions, invoices, bils of materials, '24 25 miutes. orders, publicaons, purha order, proposa~ workig papers, and other wrtigs of whatsver natun~, whether on paper, magnetic tape or other inonmrton storage me.an, includin fi and computr memory devices; al dr preared in connection with any such 26 27 28 wrtigs, whether used or not, regardless of whether, the document stl exist. and regardless of ,who h maitaed custy of such docuents; and where any such items contai any markig 2 GOOGLE INC.'S SECOND SET OF REQUETSFORPRODUCTION OF DOCUTS AN TInGS CASE NO~ C O:bS34O-JF (E 8726.01 Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 5 of 9 1 not appeang on the origin or are altered from the original, then such items shal be co~siderd , 2 to be separate origi documents. 3 ' 10. The phre "RELATIG TO" means concerning, referrng to, sumarzig, 4 reflectig, constutig, contaig, emboyig, pertnig to, involved with, mentionig, 5' discussing, consstig of, comprising, showig, commenting upon, evidencing, descrbing or 6' otherse RELATING TOthe subject matter. . 7 11. The term "COMMICATION(S)" mean every maner or method of diclosure 8 or trsfer or exchage of inormaon, whether oral or by document, and whether fac-to-face, . 9 by telephone, mail, persona deliver or otherwse; 10 12. The words "and" and "or" sha be consed in the conjunctive or disjunctve, i 1 whichever makes the request more incl~ve. 12 13. "Any" shal mea one or pi~re; "each" shall mean "each an every." ; "; .. '-- .~ ,13, 14 ) , ,', INSTRUCTIONS .. , 1. AMCAN.'BLIN-Is required to produce all DOCUMS ,in the maner; buSiness, as require by 15 form and position ir which they ~e kept in the ordi coure of '. 16 'F~eral Rile of Civi Procedure Rile ;34(), includg, where applicable, any index tas, file 17 dividers, designtions or inormation as to the location of DOCUMES. 18 , 2. If AMRICAN BLIND caot respond to a document reques fuly, afer a to attn the requestct inormation, AMRICAN BLIND ~ust anwer the 19 diligent attempt , ,20 ,docUment reest to the extent possble, specif the porton of the document. reuest '21 AMRiCAN BLIN is unable to aner, ~d provide whateveI inormaton AMRICAN :"'i. 22 BLIND has regardig the unanwered porLon. , 23 3. ., In the event that any DOCUM caed for by the request ha been dest~yed, AMCAN BLIN's'possession, cusdy 24 lost, discarded oris otherwse no longer in or 25 control, AMRICAN BLIND shal identi such DOCUMT as completely as possible, and 26 shall speci the da of disposal of the DOCU, the maner of dispsal :te reon for 27 dispsal, the peon authorizig the diposal, ~d the person disposinK of the DOCUM. 28 3 372.01 GOOLE INC.'S SECOND SET OF REQUETS FOR PRODUCTON OF DOTS AND THGS CASE NO. C 03-5340-JF (EAl , ,. . ... . .......se 5:03-cv-05340-JF Ca .. .-....h~.___.._..__....h._... Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 6 of 9 1 i' 4. In the event any inormation is witheld on a claim of attorney-client privilege or 2 work product doctre, AMCAN BLIN sha provide a privilege log which includes at leas 3 the followig, inormation: the nature of the inormation -cntained in the witheld 4 DOCUMNT, the date of the DOCUMT, its source, and subject matter, and t~ whom tht 5 information was disclosed, suctl as would enable the priviege clai to be adjudicate, and any 6 authority which KMRICAN BLIN asert'support any clai of privilege. .7 8 REOUEST FOR PRODUCTION NO., REQUESTS , 1: 9 Al DOCUMNTS RELATING TO analysis or quatication of lit~rnet trc to any 10. AMRICANBLIN DOMA NAM. 11 REQUEST FOR PRODUCTION NO.2: 12 Al DOCUMNTS RELATIG TO stategies and/or methods for increasing internet .. 13 trcitoany.MRIQAN BLIN, WEBSITE. :: r i.~.~'~ ' \.. . .. . ~ r .1 14:! REOUEST'FORPRODUCTIONNO.3: : 'i~'--~:L)', . , 15 Nl DOCUMNTS RELA T,ING TO sttegies and/or methods for adertsig "vith seach 16 !j " engines. . c.. ".,.. 17 REOUEST FOR PRODUCTON NO.4: 18 Al DOCUMTS RELATING TO AMRICAN BLIN's vauation ofintemettrafc 19 ' to any AMRICAN BLIN WEBSllE, includig but not lited to AMRICAN BLIN's 20 valuation of CLICKS. . 21 ' KEOUEST FOR PRODUCTION NO.5: , 22 All DOCUMTS RELATIG TO each an every intace where AMRICAN BLIN 23 baset its maxum cost-pe-click for each DISPUTED KEYWORD in GOOGLE's AdWords 24 progra "25 REOUEST FOR PRODUCTON NO.6: 26 Al DOCU RELATING TO each and every ince where AMRICAN BLIN 27 ' has set its maxum cost-per-click for each DISPUTE KEYWORD in any Internet seach 28 engie adversing progr. 4 37263.01 GOOGLE INC.'S SECOND SET OF REQUETS FOR PRODUCTON OF DOCUMNT AN THGS ' CASE NO. C 03-5340-JF (BI) Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 -;;',\Filed 09/07/2006---- Page 7 of 9 1 REOUEST FOR PRODUCTON NO.7: 2 Al DOCUTS RELATIG TO ea and evry instace where AMRICAN BLIN 3 haS set its maum daily budget for each of its advertsing campaign in GO 4 progr that include any DISPUTD KEYWORD. .' OGLE's AdWords 5 REOUET FOR PRODUCTION NO.8: ' 6 Al,DOCUMTS REATIG, TO AMRICAN BLIN's expenditues on developing' 7 and matag each AMERICAN BLIN WEBSlTE. 8 REOUEST FOR PRODUCTION NO.9: 9 Al DOCUMl' RETING TO AMRICAN BLIN's retu o~ investment for '10 Sech engie adverting, includig but not lited to advertsing with GOOGLE. 11 REQUEST FOR PRODUCTION NO. 10: 12 Al DOCUMTS RELATIG TO AMRICAN BLIN's us o~the larks "American ,t.' ...' n, Blid" or' "American Blids," ,as STAN,-ALONE MAS,~cpnnection with AMCAN '; . , -I ~ . '- ~"'- 14 : BLIN's sale of products or servces. , 15, , REUET FOR PRODUCTION NO. 11: 16 Al DOCUMTS RELATIG TO AMRICAN BLIN's decision to us, 17 ww.decotatetodav.com as th~ desttion website to which most, if not al, AMCAN 18 BLIN WEBSlTES refer visitors. 19 REOUEST FOR PRODUCTION NO. 12: ',20 Al DOUMS RELATIG TO AMRIAN BLIN's decision to uS the phre 21 , ~ American BII1ds, Walpape~ &; More" to refer to AMCAN BLIND Qn the cover of some, if 22 not aI of AMRICAN BLIN's customer cataogs. 23 24 25 26 27 ,28 5 37263.01 GOOGLE INC. 'S SECOND SET OF REQUETS FOR PRODUCTON OF DOCUNTS AN THGS CAS NO. C 03-5340-JF (EI) Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 8 of 9 1 REQUEST FOR PRODUCTON NO. 13: 2 All DOCUMS'RELATIGTO AMRICAN BLIN's decision to use the phr,e 3 , "Amencan Blids, Walpaper & More" in the logo in the upper-left comer of the curently 4 viewable verson of~e web page, ww.decoratetoav.com. . 5 Dated: May 10,2006 KEKER & VAN NEST, LLP 6 7 By: 8, 9 10 11 12 -, ' l3 14 15 16 17 18 19 l. .:.... . : '. 20 21 22 23 24 25, 26 ' 27 . 28 372634.01 GOOLE lNC.'S SECOND SET OF REQUETS FOR PRODUCTON , ' CASE NO. C 03-5340JF OF DOUMS AN (E) , 6_ 11GS Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 188-4 Filed 09/07/2006 Page 9 of 9 i PROOF OF SERVICE I am employed in the City and County of San Franasco, State ofCfiforna in the offce of a member of the bar of ths cour at whose direction the following s~ice was made. I am over the age of eighteen' yea and not a par to the with a,ction. My busines addres is Keker & Van NeSt, LLP, 710 Sanme Street, San Francico, Calorna 94111. On March 20, , 2 3 4 2006, I served the followig document: ' , 5: 6 ,7 8 9 10 GOOGLE INC~'S SECOND SET OF REQUESTS FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMTS AN THGS FROM AMRICAN BLIND & WALLPAPER FACTORY, INC. ' ~ by A TfORNY SERVICE, ,by pIacing a tr lid correct copy in a sealed envelope addresed as shown below, and diatchg a regired agent of process with intrctons to had ca the above and mae deliver to the followig dug nonnal business hour, by leavig the package with the pern, whose naie is shown or the peon autonzd to accept coJ,er deliveries on behalf of the addresee~ RobertN. Phips, Esq. 11 Howrey Sin~n Arold & Whte, LLP 525 Market Street, Suite 3600 San.Frapcisco, CA 94105-2708 ,. i"" 12 . 13 -14 0 by P-E: TRSMISION AN UNED STATES MA by trmitt via PDF on th dat. A ~. ':'~', ; ',: .; and orrcf'Opy of same was placed in a seaed enveiope addrsed ~ shown below. I am readil familii , ,,' ,: ;'\;:' , , 15 , 16 17 18 with:te practce ofKekei & Van Nes LLP for collection and procesing of correspodence for maing.' :~, ;' ", Acoordig to th practice; items are deposite with the Unite State Postal Servce at Snn Fracisco, Caifornia on that sae day with postage thereon fuly preaid. I am aware that, on motin of the pa served.serice is preed in:vald if the posta cancellation date or the poste meter date is more than'one day af the date of deposit for mag stated in this affdavit ' Caroline C. Plater, Esq. David A. Raelt; Esq. 19 Kelley Dre & War LLP 333 West Wacker Drive 20 21 Chicago, IL 6066 cplate~eneydre.com dramel~elIydre.cOm Executed on May 10, 2006, at San Fracisco, Californa. I declare under penalty f perjur under the laws of 1:e State of Californa that the above is tre and corrct. 22 23 24 25 '26 27 28 Shelby L. Brock , ~~~~ 33245.01 Proof Of Service tase No. C 03-5340-JF (EAl

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