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

Filing 220

Declaration of Caroline C. Plater in Support of 201 MOTION to Seal Motion for Administrative Relief Seeking an Order Sealing Documents for Filing in Relation to Counter-Defendant Google Inc.'s Reply Brief In Support of Its Motion to Compel Counter-Plaintiff ABWF to Satisfy Outstanding Discovery Obligations filed byAmerican Blind & Wallpaper Factory, Inc.. (Related document(s)201) (Rammelt, David) (Filed on 11/14/2006)

Google Inc. v. American Blind & Wallpaper Factory, Inc. Doc. 220 Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 220 Filed 11/14/2006 Page 1 of 3 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 28 KELLEY DRYE & WARREN LLP 333 WEST WACKER DRIVE SUITE 2600 CHICAGO, IL 60606 Robert N. Phillips (SBN 120970) Ethan B. Andelman (SBN 209101) HOWREY LLP 525 Market Street, Suite 3600 San Francisco, CA 94105 Telephone: (415) 848-4900 Facsimile: (415) 848-4999 David A. Rammelt (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) Susan J. Greenspon (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) Paul W. Garrity (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) Caroline C. Plater (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) KELLEY DRYE & WARREN LLP 333 West Wacker Drive, Suite 2600 Chicago, IL 60606 Telephone: (312) 857-7070 Facsimile: (312) 857-7095 Attorneys for Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff AMERICAN BLIND AND WALLPAPER FACTORY, INC. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION GOOGLE INC., a Delaware corporation, Plaintiff, v. AMERICAN BLIND & WALLPAPER FACTORY, INC., a Delaware corporation d/b/a decoratetoday.com, Inc.; and DOES 1100, inclusive, Defendants. Case No. C 03-5340-JF (RS) RESPONSIVE DECLARATION OF CAROLINE C. PLATER REGARDING GOOGLE INC.'S MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF SEEKING AN ORDER SEALING DOCUMENTS FOR FILING IN RELATION TO GOOGLE INC.'S REPLY BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF ITS MOTION TO COMPEL ABWF TO SATISFY OUTSTANDING DISCOVERY OBLIGATIONS (DOCKET NO. 201) Judge: Hon. Richard Seeborg AMERICAN BLIND & WALLPAPER FACTORY, INC., a Delaware corporation d/b/a decoratetoday.com, Inc., Counter-Plaintiff, v. GOOGLE, INC., Counter-Defendant. CH01/PLATC/214493.1 Dockets.Justia.com Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 220 Filed 11/14/2006 Page 2 of 3 1 2 3 4 I, Caroline C. Plater, declare as follows: 1. I am an associate with the firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, counsel for Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff, American Blind and Wallpaper Factory, Inc. ("American Blind"), and I am admitted to practice before this court pro hac vice. 5 6 7 8 Relation To Counter-Defendant Google Inc.'s Reply Brief In Support Of Its Motion to Compel 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 4. 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 KELLEY DRYE & WARREN LLP 333 WEST WACKER DRIVE SUITE 2600 CHICAGO, IL 60606 2. I make this responsive declaration pursuant to Civil Local Rule 79-5(d) regarding the Motion For Administrative Relief Seeking An Order Sealing Documents For Filing In Counter-Plaintiff ABWF To Satisfy Outstanding Discovery Obligations ("Google's Sealing Motion"). Unless otherwise stated, I know the facts stated herein of my personal knowledge and if called as a witness, I would testify competently thereto. 3. Google's Sealing Motion seeks an order sealing (a) Exhibit B to the Supplemental Declaration of Ajay S. Krishnan, and (b) Exhibit C to the Supplemental Declaration of Ajay S. Krishnan. Exhibit B to the Supplemental Declaration of Ajay S. Krishnan are pages of the deposition transcript of American Blind's former employee Scot M. Powers that have been marked as Confidential and Attorneys Eyes Only. These pages contain American Blind's confidential business information and business plans regarding its profits and internet advertising strategy. These matters are deemed confidential and subject to the Confidential and Attorneys Eyes Only designations pursuant to the terms of the Protective Order in place in this case. 5. Exhibit C to the Supplemental Declaration of Ajay S. Krishnan are pages of the deposition transcript of American Blind's former employee Joseph Lewis Charno that have been marked as Confidential and Attorneys Eyes Only. These pages contain American Blind's CH01/PLATC/214493.1 -2- Case 5:03-cv-05340-JF Document 220 Filed 11/14/2006 Page 3 of 3 1 2 3 4 confidential business information and business plans regarding its internet advertising strategy spending regarding the same . These matters are deemed confidential and subject to the Confidential and Attorneys Eyes Only designations pursuant to the terms of the Protective Order in place in this case. 5 6 7 8 2006. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 KELLEY DRYE & WARREN LLP 333 WEST WACKER DRIVE SUITE 2600 CHICAGO, IL 60606 I state under penalty of perjury of the laws of the United States of American that the foregoing statements are true and correct and that this declaration was executed on November 14, /s/ Caroline C. Plater CAROLINE C. PLATER CH01/PLATC/214493.1 -3-

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