Google, Inc. et al v. Microsoft Corporation

Filing 18

Declaration of Alan Ku in Support of 15 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed byGoogle, Inc., Kai-Fu Lee. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Related document(s)15) (Taylor, Stephen) (Filed on 8/26/2005)

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Google, Inc. et al v. Microsoft Corporation Doc. 18 Case 5:05-cv-03095-RMW Document 18 Filed 08/26/2005 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 TAYLOR & CO. LAW OFFICES, INC. STEPHEN E. TAYLOR (SBN 58452) JAN J. KLOHONATZ (SBN 111718) STACEY L. WEXLER (SBN 184466) TAYLOR & COMPANY LAW OFFICES, INC. One Ferry Building, Suite 355 San Francisco, California 94111 Telephone: (415) 788-8200 Facsimile: (415) 788-8208 E-mail: staylor@tcolaw.com E-mail: jklohonatz@tcolaw.com E-mail: swexler@tcolaw.com Attorneys for Plaintiffs GOOGLE INC. and KAI-FU LEE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION GOOGLE INC. and KAI-FU LEE, Plaintiffs, v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION, Defendant. Case No.: CV 05-03095 (RMW) DECLARATION OF ALAN KU IN SUPPORT OF MOTION BY PLAINTIFFS GOOGLE INC. AND KAI-FU LEE FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT Date: Time: Place: October 14, 2005 9:00 a.m. Courtroom 6 Honorable Ronald M. Whyte DECLARATION OF ALAN KU IN SUPPORT OF MOTION BY PLAINTIFFS GOOGLE INC. AND KAI-FU LEE FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT: CASE NO. CV 05-03095 (RMW) Dockets.Justia.com Case 5:05-cv-03095-RMW Document 18 Filed 08/26/2005 Page 2 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 TAYLOR & CO. LAW OFFICES, INC. I, ALAN KU, declare as follows: 1. I am a paralegal in the legal department at Google Inc., one of the plaintiffs in the above-captioned litigation. I have been employed by Google since June 6, 2005. I know the facts set forth in this declaration through personal knowledge based on the business records maintained in the ordinary course of business and, if called upon to do so, I could and would testify competently to all of the matters contained herein. This declaration is submitted in support of the Motion by Plaintiffs Google Inc. and Kai-Fu Lee for Summary Judgment. 2. Google Inc. ("Google") is a company that was formed in the Silicon Valley in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Originally incorporated in California, Google was reincorporated in Delaware in August 2003, but has always maintained its principal place of business in Northern California. The company went public on August 19, 2004. The June 3-9, 2005 issue of The San Francisco Business Times listed Google as the 32nd largest publicly traded company in the Greater Bay Area, and ranked Google first among Bay Area companies with the largest initial public offerings in 2004. In April 2005, The San Jose Mercury News ranked Google 19th among the top 150 public companies in Silicon Valley. True and correct copies of the referenced news articles are attached to this declaration as Exhibit A. 3. It is Google's "mission" to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. The company is probably best known for its web search product, an algorithmic Internet search engine available at many international domains, the most trafficked being http://www.google.com. Google also provides advertising and a wide range of search services to advertisers, content publishers, and site managers. 4. Google leases approximately 915,000 square feet of space for its world headquarters campus in Mountain View, California. The company also has two offices in Southern California, located in Santa Monica and Irvine. More than 2,500 people -- approximately two-thirds of Google's workforce worldwide -- are employed within the State of California. Moreover, Google employees based outside California regularly collaborate, often in real-time, with Mountain View employees using a variety of methods, including electronic messaging and video conferences. Google's two 1. DECLARATION OF ALAN KU IN SUPPORT OF MOTION BY PLAINTIFFS GOOGLE INC. AND KAI-FU LEE FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT: CASE NO. CV 05-03095 (RMW) Case 5:05-cv-03095-RMW Document 18 Filed 08/26/2005 Page 3 of 3

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