RSI Corporation v. International Business Machines Corporation et al

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STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER re 90 Notice (Other), Notice (Other) filed by International Business Machines Corporation. Signed by Judge Patricia V. Trumbull on September 23, 2010. (pvtlc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/23/2010)

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RSI Corporation v. International Business Machines Corporation et al Doc. 91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 RSI CORP., dba RESPONSIVE SYSTEMS 12 COMPANY, a New .Tersey corporation, 13 14 IS vs. PIaintiff, Case No.: 5:08-cv-3414 RMW {PVT} XXXXOXXXSXXX] [PR X POXED STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER Hon. Ronald M. Whyte Complaint Date: February I5, 2008 Trial Date: None [NTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, a New York corporation; 16 ^.nd DOE DEFENDANTS 1-20, 17 Defendants. 18 19 1. 20 21 PURPOSES AND LIMITATIONS Disclosure and discovery activity in this action are likely to involve production of confidential, proprietary , or private information for which special protection from public 22 disclosure and from use for any purpose other than prosecuting this litigation may be warranted. 23 Accordingly, the parties hereby stipulate to and petition the court to enter the following Stipulated 24 Protective Order. The parties acknowledge that this Order does not confer blanket protections on 25 all disclosures or responses to discovery and that the protection it affords from public disclosure 26 and use extends only to the limited information or items that are entitled to confidential treatment 27 under the applicable legal principles . The parties further acknowledge, as set forth in Section 14.4, 28 02247 . 2330213686&65.1 Case No. 5:0$-cv -3414 RMW {PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER Dockets.Justia.com 1 ^^ below, that this Stipulated Pxatective Order does not entitle them to file confidential information 2 3 under seal; Civil Local Rule 79-5 sets forth the procedures that must be followed and the standards that will be applied when a party seeks permission from the court to file material under seal. 4 112. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 lb 17 18 19 2.1 Challen in Part a Party ar Non-Party that challenges the designation of information or items under this Order. 2.2 "CONFIDENTIAL" Information or Items : i nformation {regardless of how it is generated , stored or maintained} or tangible things that qualify for protection under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(c}. 2.3 Counsel without ualifier :Outside Counsel of Record and House Counsel {as well as their support staff}. 2.4 Designated House Counsel : House Counsel who seek access to "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" information in this matter. 2.5 Designating Party: a Party or Non-Party that designates information or items that it produces in disclosures or in responses to discovery as "CONFIDENTIAL" or "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY". 2.6 Disclosure or Discovery Material: all items or information, regardless of the medium or manner in which it is generated, stored, or maintained (including, among other things, testimony, transcripts, and tangible things), that are produced or generated in disclosures or 20 ^ responses to discovery in this matter. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 02247.2330213686$65.1 2.7 Expert: a person with specialized knowledge or experience in a matter pertinent to the litigation who {1}has been retained by a Party ar its counsel to serve as an expert witness ar as a consultant in this action , {2) is not a past or current employee of a Party or of a Party's competitor , and {3) at the time of retention, is not anticipated to become an employee of a Party or of a Party' s competitor. 2.8 "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" Information or Items: extremely sensitive "Confidential Information or Items," disclosure of which to another -1- Case No. S:Q8-cv-3414 RMW (PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER 1 Party or Non-Party would create a substantial risk of serious harm that could not be avoided by 2 I I less restrictive means. 3 4 For purposes of this Stipulated Protective Order, Plaintiff RSI CORP. dba Responsive Systems Company {"RSI") objects to the need far this definition or the designation of a higher 5 ^^ level of confidentiality "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY " given the 6 7 S nature of the dispute and since the Parties do not anticipate "source code" will be exchanged. Notwithstanding, RSI enters into this Stipulated Protective Order in order to move the discovery process forward, but without waiver of its rights to contest the necessity for a higher level of 9 confidentiality. 10 2.9 House Counsel: attorneys who are employees of a party to this action. House 1I' Counsel does not include Outside Counsel of Record or any other outside counsel. 12^ 13 14 15 16 17 I 2.10 Non-Party: any natural person, partnership , corporation , association , or other legal entity not named as a Party to this action. 2. I I Outside Counsel of Record: attorneys who are not employees of a party to this action but are retained to represent or advise a party to this action and have appeared in this action on behalf of that party or are affiliated with a law f rrn which has appeared on behalf of that party. 2.12 Party: any party to this action, including all of its officers, directors, employees, 18 19 consultants , retained experts, and Outside Counsel of Record {and their support staffs}. 2.13 Producing PAX: a Party or Non-Party that produces Disclosure or Discovery 20 ^ Material in this action. 2I 22 23 24 25 2b 27 28 02247.23302!3586865.1 2.14 Professional Vendors: persons or entities that provide litigation support services (e.g., photocopying, videotaping, translating, preparing exhibits ar demonstrations, and organizing, staring, or retrieving data in any farm ar medium) and their employees and subcontractors. 2.15 Protected Material : any Disclosure or Discovery Material that is designated as "CONFIDENTIAL," or as "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY." 2.16 Receiving Party: a Party that receives Disclosure or Discovery Material from a Producing Party. _2_ Case No. 5:08-cv -3414 RMW (PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER 3. 2 SCOPE The protections conferred by this Stipulation and Order cover not only Protected Material (as defined above), but also (1) any information copied or extracted from Protected Material; (2} 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 I7 18 19 20 all copies , excerpts , summaries, or compilations of Protected Material ; and {3) any testimony, conversations , or presentations by Parties or their Counsel that might reveal Protected Material. However, the protections conferred by this Stipulation and Order do not cover the following information : (a) any information that is in the public domain at the time of disclosure to a Receiving Party or becomes part of the public domain after its disclosure to a Receiving Party as a result of publication not involving a violation of this Order , including becoming part of the public record through trial or otherwise; and {b} any information known to the Receiving Party prior to the disclosure or obtained by the Receiving Party after the disclosure from a source who obtained the information lawfully and under no obligation of confidentiality to the Designating Party. Any use of Protected Material at trial shall be governed by a separate agreement or order. 4. DURATION Even after final disposition of this litigation, the confidentiality obligations imposed by this Order shalt remain in effect until a Designating Party agrees otherwise in writing or a court order otherwise directs . Final disposition shall be deemed to be the later of (1) dismissal of all claims and defenses in this action, with or without prejudice ; and (2} f nal judgment herein after the completion and exhaustion of all appeals , rehearings , remands , trials, or reviews of this action, including the time limits for filing any motions or applications for extension of time pursuant to applicable law. 5. DESIGNATING PROTECTED MATERIAL 5.1 Exercise of Restraint and Care in Designating Material far Protection. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 02247 , 2330213686&65.1 Each Party or Non-Party that designates information or items for protection under this Order must take care to limit any such designation to specific material that qualifies under the appropriate standards. To the extent it is practical to do so, the Designating Party must designate for protection only those parts of material , documents , items , or oral or written communications _3_ Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW {PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER that qualify - so that other portions of the material , documents , items , or communications for 2 3 4 S 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 which protection is not warranted are not swept unjustifiably within the ambit of this Order. Mass , indiscriminate , ar routinized designations are prohibited . Designations that are shown to be clearly unjustified or that have been made for an improper purpose ( e.g., to unnecessarily encumber or retard the case development process or to impose unnecessary expenses and burdens on other parties) expose the Designating Parry to sanctions. If it comes to a Designating Party's attention that information or items that it designated for protection do not qualify for protection at all or do not qualify for the level of protection initially asserted , that Designating Party must promptly notify all other parties that it is withdrawing the mistaken designation. 5.2 Manner and Timing of Designations . Except as otherwise provided in this Order (see, e.g., second paragraph of section 5.2(a} below} , or as otherwise stipulated or ordered, Disclosure or Discovery Material that qualities for protection under this Order must be clearly so designated before the material is disclosed or produced. Designation in conformity with this Order requires: (a) for information in documentar form {e . g., paper documents , but excluding transcripts of depositions or other pretrial or trial proceedings ), that the Producing Party a^x the 18 legend "CONFIDENTIAL" or "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" to 19 each page that contains protected material . If only a portion or portions of the material on a page 2a 21 qualifies for protection, the Producing Party also must clearly identify the protected portion{s} (e.g., by making appropriate markings in the margins ) and must specify, for each portion , the level 22 of protectian being asserted. 23 {b) for testimony given in deposition or in other pretrial or trial proceedings , that the 24 Designating Party identify an the record, before the close of the deposition , hearing, or other 25 proceeding , whether the deposition or other pretrial ar trial proceeding contains protected 26 testimony and specify the level of protection being asserted , and that testimony shall be treated as 27 "CONFIDENTIAL" or "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY". When it zs 02247 . 2330213686865. l is impractical to identify separately each portion of testimony that is entitled to protection and it ..^._ Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW (PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER appears that substantial portions of the testimony may qualify for protection , the Designating Party z may invoke on the record ( before the deposition, hearing, or other proceeding is concluded ) a right 3 to have up to 30 days from the receipt of the deposition or hearing transcript to identify the 4 specific portions of the testimony as to which protection is sought and to specify the level of 5 protection being asserted . Only those portions of the testimony that are appropriately designated 6 far protection within the 30 day period following receipt of the transcript shall be covered by the 7 provisions of this Stipulated Protective Order. Alternatively , a Designating Party may specify, at 8 the deposition or hearing up to 30 days after receipt of the transcript if that period is properly 9 invoked , that the entire transcript shall be treated as "CONFIDENTIAL" or "HIGHLY 10 CONFIDENTIAL -- ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY." If at the time the testimony was taken, either 11 Party indicates that testimony contains protected material , then the testimony andlar transcript 12 (including but not limited to any informal or draft transcript as well as final transcript ) shall be 13 treated as if it had been designated "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" 14 until the Designating Party has specified whether the material is "CONFIDENTIAL" or 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY." After the expiration of the 30day period for deisgnation , the transcript shall be treated only as actually designated. Parties shall give the other parties notice if they reasonably expect a deposition, hearing or other proceeding to include Protected Material so that the other parties can ensure that only authorized individuals who have signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound" (Exhibit A) are present at those proceedings . The use of a document as an exhibit at a deposition shall not in any way affect its designation as "CONFIDENTIAL" or "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL 22 -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY." 23 Transcripts containing Protected Material shall have an obvious legend on the title page 24 that the transcript contains Protected Material, and the title page shall be followed by a list of all 2S pages (including Iine numbers as appropriate) that have been designated as Protected Material and 26 the level of protection being asserted by the Designating Party. The Designating Party shall inform 27 the court reporter of these requirements. Pages of transcribed deposition testimony or exhibits to 2$ 02247.23302/3686865. ] -S- Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW (PVT} STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER depositions that reveal Protected Material must be separately bound by the court reporter and may 2 not be disclosed to anyone except as permitted under this Stipulated Protective Order. (c) for information roduced in some form other than documentar and far an other 4 tangible items, that the Producing Party affix in a prominent place on the exterior of the container or containers in which the information or item is stored the legend "CONFIDENTIAL" or "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY " . If only a portion or portions of 7 the information or item warrant protection, the Producing Parry, to the extent practicable, shall 8 identify the protected portions} and specify the level of protection being asserted. 9 5.3 Inadvertent Failures to Dessignate. If timely corrected, an inadvertent failure to 10 II designate qualified information ar items does not, standing alone, waive the Designating Party's right to secure protection under this Order for such material. Upon timely correction of a 12 designation, the Receiving Party must make reasonable efforts to assure that the material is treated I3 14 15 16 in accordance with the provisions of this Order. 6. CHALLENGING CONFIDENTIALITY DESIGNATIONS 6.1 Timing of Challenges. Any Party or Non-Party may challenge a designation of confidentiality at any time. Unless a prompt challenge to a Designating Party's confidentiality 17 designation is necessary to avoid foreseeable, substantial unfairness, unnecessary economic 18 burdens, or a significant disruption or delay of the litigation, a Party does not waive its right to I9 challenge a conf dentiality designation by electing not to mount a challenge promptly after the 2a 21 original designation is disclosed. 6.2 Meet and Confer. The Challenging Party shall initiate the dispute resolution 22 process by providing written notice of each designation it is challenging and describing the basis 23 for each challenge. To avoid ambiguity as to whether a challenge has been made, the written 24 notice must recite that the challenge to confidentiality is being made in accordance with this 25 specific paragraph of the Protective Order. The parties shall attempt to resolve each challenge in 26 good faith and must begin the process by conferring directly {invoice to voice dialogue; other 27 forms of communication are not sufficient} within 30 days of the date of service of notice. In zg 02247. 233D2f3686865.1 conferring, the Challenging Party must explain the basis for its belief that the conf dentiality -6Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW {PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER designation was not proper and must give the Designating Party an opportunity to review the 2 designated material, to reconsider the circumstances, and, if no change in designation is offered, to explain the basis far the chosen designation. A Challenging Party may proceed to the next stage of 4 !^ the challenge process only if it has engaged in this meet and confer process first or establishes that 5 6 7 the Designating Party is unwilling to participate in the meet and confer process in a timely manner. 6.3 Judicial Intervention. If the Parties cannot resolve a challenge without court intervention, the Designating Party shall file and serve a motion to retain confdentiality under 9 10 11 12 13 14 Civil Local Rule 7 (and in compliance with Civil Local Rule 79-5, if applicable} within 30 days of the Parties' conference regarding the designation. Each such motion must be accompanied by a competent declaration affirming that the movant has complied with the meet and confer requirements imposed in the preceding paragraph. Failure by the Designating Party to make such a motion including the required declaration within 30 days shall automatically waive the confidentiality designation for each challenged designation. In addition, the Challenging Party 15 may f Ie a motion challenging a confidentiality designation at any time if there is good cause for 16 doing so, including a challenge to the designation of a deposition transcript or any portions 17 thereof. Any motion brought pursuant to this provision must be accompanied by a competent 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 x2247. 2330213686865.1 declaration affirming that the movant has complied with the meet and confer requirements imposed by the preceding paragraph. The burden of persuasion in any such challenge proceeding shall be on the Designating Party. Frivolous challenges and those made for an improper purpose {e.g., to harass or impose unnecessary expenses and burdens an other parties) may expose the Challenging Party to sanctions. Unless the Designating Party has waived the confidentiality designation by failing to file a motion to retain confidentiality as described above, all parties shall continue to afford the material in question the level of protection to which it is entitled under the Producing Party's designation until the court rules on the challenge. -7- Case No. 5:08-cw3414 RMW (PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER 1 2 3 4 ii ^. ACCESS TO AND USE OF PROTECTED MATERIAL 7.1 Basic Principles . A Receiving Party may use Frotected Material that is disclosed or produced by another Party or by a Non-Party in connection with this case only for prosecuting, defending , or attempting to settle this litigation. Such Protected Material may be disclosed only to 5 I the categories of persons and under the conditions described in this Order . When the litigation has 6 been terminated, a Receiving Party must comply with the provisions of section 15 below (FINAL 7 ^I DISPOSITION}. 8 Protected Material must be stored and maintained by a Receiving Party at a location and in 9 'I a secure manner that ensures that access is limited to the persons authorized under this Order. 10 11 7.2 Disclosure of "CONFIDENTIAL" Information or Items . Unless otherwise ordered by the court or permitted in writing by the Designating Party, a Receiving Party may disclose any 12 I information or item designated "CONFIDENTIAL" only to: 13 14 15 (a) the Receiving Party ' s Outside Counsel of Record in this action , as well as employees of said Outside Counsel of Record to whom it is reasonably necessary to disclose the information for this litigation and who have signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be 16 ^ Bound" that is attached hereto as Exhibit A; 17 1$ 19 20 21 (b) the officers, directors, and employees ( including House Counsel) of the Receiving Party to whom disclosure is reasonably necessary for this litigation and who have signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound " (Exhibit A); {c} Experts (as defined in this Order} of the Receiving Party to whom disclosure is reasonably necessary for this litigation and who have signed the "Acknowledgment and 22 ^ Agreement to Be Bound " (Exhibit A); 23 24 (d) (e) the court and its personnel; court reporters and their staff, professional jury or trial consultants, and 25 I Professional Vendors to whom disclosure is reasanably necessary for this litigation and who have 26 27 2$ X2247. 23302136 $ 6$65. ] signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound " (Exhibit A}; -$- Case No. 5:08-cv -3414 RMW {PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER i 2 3 4 5 6 7 (f} during their depositions, witnesses in the action to whore disclosure is reasonably necessary and who have signed the " Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound " (Exhibit A), unless otherwise agreed by the Designating Party or ordered by the court. (g) the author or recipient of a document containing the information or a custodian or other person who otherwise possessed or knew the information. 7.3 Disclosure of "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" Information or Items. Unless otherwise ordered by the court or permitted in writing by the Designating Party, a Receiving Party may disclose any information or item designated "HIGHLY 9 IO CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" only to: (a) the Receiving Party's Outside Counsel of Record in this action, as well as 11 employees of said Outside Counsel of Record to whom it is reasonably necessary to disclose the 12 information for this litigation and who have signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be 13 Bound" that is attached hereto as Exhibit A; 14 15 {b) Designated House Counsel of the Receiving Party ( 1) who has no involvement in competitive decision-making, (2} to whom disclosure is reasonably necessary for this litigation, 16 (3) who has signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound " {Exhibit A), and {4} as to i7 whom the procedures set forth in paragraph 7.4{a)(1), below, have been foIiowed]; 18 (c} Experts of the Receiving Party ( 1 } to wham disclosure is reasonably necessary for 19 this litigation, (2) who have signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound" {Exhibit 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 02247.2330213686865. I A}, and (3} as to whom the procedures set forth in paragraph 7.4(a)(2), below, have been followed]; (d) (e) the court and its personnel; court reporters and their staff, professional jury or trial consultants, and Professional Vendors to whom disclosure is reasonably necessary for this litigation and who have signed the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound" (Exhibit A); and (^ the author or recipient of a document containing the information or a custodian or other person who otherwise possessed or knew the information. -9- Case No. 5:08-cv-34I4 RMW {PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER 7.4 2 3 4 5 6 7 Procedures for Approving_ar Objecting to DiscI^sure of "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" Information or hems to Desi Counsel or Ex erts. aced House {a}(1) Unless otherwise ordered by the court or agreed to in writing by the Designating Party, a Party that seeks to disclose to Designated House Counsel any information or item that has been designated "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" pursuant to paragraph 7.3{b) first must advise the Designating Party of the names of Designated House S II Counsel. 9 10 11 12 13 {a)(2) Unless otherwise ordered by the court or agreed to in writing by the Designating Party, a Party that seeks to disclose to an Expert (as defined in this Order) any information or item that has been designated "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY " pursuant to paragraph 7.3(c) first must advise the Designating Party that it intends to provide protected material to an Expert; provide the full name of the Expert and the city and state of his or her 14 f primary residence; and represent that the Expert is not a current officer, director or employee of a 15 ^ competitor of a Party or anticipated to be one. 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 (b) A Party that makes a request and provides the information specified in the preceding respective pazagraphs may disclose the subject Protected Material to the identified Designated House Counsel or Expert unless, within 1 S days of delivering the request, the Party receives a written objection from the Designating Party. Any such objection must set forth in detail the grounds on which it is based. (c) A Party that receives a timely written objection must meet and confer with the Designating Party (through direct voice to voice dialogue) to try to resolve the matter by agreement within 15 days of the written objection. If no agreement is reached, the Party seeking to 23 24 make the disclosure to Designated House Counsel or the Expert may f le a motion as provided in 25 26 27 2S 02247.2330213686865.1 Civil Local Rule 7 (and in compliance with Civil Local Rule 79-5, if applicable) seeking permission from the court to do so. Any such motion must describe the circumstances with specificity, set forth in detail the reasons why the disclosure to Designated House Counsel or the Expert is reasonably necessary, assess the risk of harm that the disclosure would entail, and -10Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW (PVT} STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER suggest any additional means that could be used to reduce that risk. In addition, any such motion must be accompanied by a competent declaration describing the parties' efforts to resolve the matter by agreement (i.e., the extent and the content of the meet and confer discussions} and setting forth the reasons advanced by the Designating Party for its refusal to approve the disclosure. In any such proceeding, the Party opposing disclosure to Designated House Counsel or the Expert shall bear the burden of proving that the risk of harm that the disclosure would entail {under the safeguards proposed } outweighs the Receiving Party 's need to disclose the Protected 9 Material to its Designated House Counsel or Expert. 10 118. 11 If a Party is served with a subpoena or a court order issued in other Iitigation that compels PROTECTED MATERIAL SUBPOENAED OR ORDERED PRODUCED IN OTHER LITIGATION 12 disclosure of any information or items designated in this action as "CONFIDENTIAL" or 13 "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" that Party must: 14 {a} 15 copy of the subpoena or court order; 16 {b) 17 the other litigation that some or all of the material covered by the subpoena or order is subject to 18 this Protective Order. Such notification shall include a copy of this Stipulated Protective Order; 19 and 20 promptly notify in writing the party who caused the subpoena or order to issue in promptly notify in writing the Designating Party. Such notification shall include a {c) 21 22 cooperate with respect to ail reasonable procedures sought to be pursued by the Designating Party whose Protected Material may be affected. If the Designating Party timely seeks a protective order, the Party served with the subpoena 23 or court order shall not produce any information designated in this action as "CONFIDENTIAL" 24 or "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY" before a determination by the court from which the subpoena or order issued , unless the Party has obtained the Designating 25 2b Party' s permission. The Designating Party shall bear the burden and expense of seeking protection 27 in that court of its confidential material - and nothing in these provisions should be construed as 28 p2247. 2330213686865. I -11- Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW (PVT} STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER authorizing or encouraging a Receiving Party in this action to disobey a lawful directive from 2 II another court. 3 4 (a} 5 this action and designated as "CONFIDENTIAL" or "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL -6 ATTORNEYS' EYES ONLY". Such information produced by Non-Parties in connection with 7 this litigation is protected by the remedies and relief provided by this Order . Nothing in these 8 provisions should be construed as prohibiting aNon-Party from seeking additional protections. 9 (b) 10 Party 's confidential information in its possession , and the Party is subject to an agreement with the 11 Non-Party not to produce the Non-Party's confidential information, then the Party shall: 12 1. 13 some or all of the information requested is subject to a confidentiality agreement with a Non14 Party; 15 2. 1b Order in this litigation, the relevant discovery request{s}, and a reasonably specific description of 17 the information requested; and I8 3. 19 (c} 20 days of receiving the notice and accompanying information, the Receiving Party may produce the 21 Nan-Party's confidential information responsive to the discovery request. If the Nan-Party timely 22 seeks a protective order, the Receiving Party shall not produce any information in its possession or 23 control that is subject to the confdentiality agreement with the Non-Party before a determination 24 by the court. Absent a court order to the contrary, the Non-Party shall bear the burden and 25 expense of seeking protection in this court of its Protected Material. 2b 2'^ 28 02297 . 23302 /3686865.1 9. ANON-PARTY'S PROTECTED MATERIAL SOUGHT TO BE PRODUCED IN THIS LITIGATION The terms of this Order are applicable to information produced by a Non-Party in In the event that a Party is required, by a valid discovery request, to produce a Non- prarnptly notify in writing the Requesting Party and the Non-Party that promptly provide the Non-Party with a copy of the Stipulated Protective make the information requested available for inspection by the Non-Party. If the Non-Party fails to objector seek a protective order from this court within 14 -12- Case No. 5:08-cv -3414 RMW (PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER 1 ^^ 10. 2 3 4 5 6 7 S 9 10 UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE OF PROTECTED MATERIAL if a Receiving Party learns that, by inadvertence or otherwise, it has disclosed Protected Material to any person or in any circumstance not authorized under this Stipulated Protective Order, the Receiving Party must immediately ( a) notify in writing the Designating Party of the unauthorized disclosures, {b} use its best efforts to retrieve alI unauthorized copies of the Protected Material, (c) inform the person or persons to whom unauthorized disclosures were made of all the terms of this Order, and {d} request such person ar persons to execute the "Acknowledgment and Agreement to Be Bound" that is attached hereto as Exhibit A. 11. When a Producing Party gives notice to Receiving Parties that certain inadvertently 11 produced material is subject to a claim of privilege or other protection, the obligations of the 12 Receiving Parties are those set forth in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(5){B). This 13 provision is not intended to modify whatever procedure may be established in an e-discovery order 14 that provides for production without prior privilege review. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 1S s02{d} and (e), insofar as the parties reach an agreement on the effect of disclosure of a 16 communication or information covered by the attorney-client privilege or work product protection, 17 the parties may incorporate their agreement in the stipulated protective order submitted to the 18 I court. 19 12. 20 21 MISCELLANEOUS 12.1 Ri ht to Further Relief. Nothing in this Order abridges the right of any person to ^ seek its modification by the court in the future. 22 12.2 23 Order no Party waives any right it otherwise would have to object to disclosing or producing any Ri ht to Assert Other Ob'ections. By stipulating to the entry of this Protective 24 2s 26 27 28 02247 . 2330213686865. l information or item on any ground nat addressed in this Stipulated Protective Order. Similarly, no Party waives any right to object on any ground to use in evidence of any of the material covered by this Protective Order. _13_ Case No . 5:08-cv -3414 RMW (PVT} STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER 12.3 2 Filin Protected Material. Without written permission from the Designating Party or a court order secured after appropriate notice to all interested persons, a Party may not file in 3 the public record in this action any Protected Material . A Party that seeks to file under seal any 4 Protected Material must comply with Civil Local Rule 79-5. Protected Material may only be filed S under seal pursuant to a court order authorizing the sealing of the specific Protected Material at 6 issue . Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 79-5, a sealing order will issue only upon a request 7 establishing that the Protected Material at issue is privileged, protectable as a trade secret, or 8 ^^ otherwise entitled to protection undex the law. If a Receiving Party 's request to file Protected 9 Material under seal pursuant to Civil Local Rule 79-5(d} is denied by the court, then the Receiving 10 Party may file the Protected Material in the public record pursuant to Civil Local Rule 79-5(e) 11 12 13 unless otherwise instructed by the court. 13. FINAL DISPOSITION Within 60 days after the final disposition of this action, as defined in paragraph 4, each 14 '^ ^ Receiving Party must return all Protected Material to the Producing Party or destroy such material. 1S 16 As used in this subdivision, "all Protected Material" includes all copies, abstracts, compilations, summaries, and any other format reproducing or capturing any of the Protected Material Whether 17 the Protected Material is returned or destroyed, the Receiving Party must submit a written 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 2S certification to the Producing Party (and, if not the same person ar entity, to the Designating Party} by the 60 day deadline that (1) identifies {by category, where appropriate} all the Protected Material that was returned or destroyed and {2} affirms that the Receiving Party has not retained any copies, abstracts, compilations, summaries or any other format reproducing or capturing any of the Protected Material. Notwithstanding this provision, Counsel are entitled to retain an archival copy of all pleadings, motion papers, trial, deposition, and hearing transcripts, legal memoranda, correspondence, deposition and trial exhibits, expert reports, attorney work product, and consultant and expert work product, even if such materials contain Protected Material. Any such 26 archival copies that contain or constitute Protected Material remain subject to this Protective Order 27 28 02247.23302f3686865.1 as set forth in Section 4 (DURATION}. 14_ Case No. 5:08-cv -3414 RM W (PVT} STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER 1 2 3 4 5 d 7 8 9. 10 11 12 i3 14 1S 1 ^i 17 18 19 ^^ 20 2I 22 23 24 25 2G 27 28 00889 .28S02f3679951.2f^ 1T ZS SO STIPULATED, THROUG^I COUNSEL OF RECORD. DATED: ^"- ^ ^ l" , 2010 Forrest Booth Ryan Donlon Severson & VJerson Attomeys for Plaintiff i DATED: _ ^^, _^,^ , 2010 Shon iVlorgat^ Scott Com^erson Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Su1li^an, LLP Attorneys for Defer^dattt ^ PURSUANT TO STIPULATION , 7T 1S SO ORDERED. ^ DATED; , 2010 Judge Ronald M. Whyte United States District Judge .. _ .,...._ .._ -^ 1 __ _Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW (PVT _ . STIPULATED PROTL'C^'IVE ORD>rR I 2 3 4 5 5 7 IT IS SO STIPULATED, THROUGH COUNSEL OF RECaRD. ^ DATED: 2010 Forxest Booth Ryan Donlon Severson & Werson Attorneys for Plaintiff DATED: S ^^ } . I ^ , 2010 Shoe Morgan Scott Commerson 9 10 lI l2 l3 14 IS l6 17 IS .ACPc^^ C----._ - Quiz^t Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, I.I.,P Attorneys for Defendant ^ PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: September 23 __ , 201(} XX ge XXXXX M. Whyte JudXXXRonaldXXXXXXXX U.S. Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull X niteX Sta X s D X t i X XXXX UXXXd XXXteXXXisXrXctXJudge is i ^o 21 zz i i 23 24 25 25 27 28 U0889.205D2f357945l.2 -15- Case No. 5:08-cv-3414 RMW (PVT} STIPiJI.AT1rD PROTECTIVE ORDER 1 2 3 4 I, EXHIBIT A ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND [print or type full name], of [print or type full address], declare under penalty of perjury that I have read in its entirety and understand the Stipulated 5 ^^ Protective Order that was issued by the United States District Court for the Northern District of 6 II California on September --, 2010 in the case of RSI CORP., dba RESPONSIVE SYSTEMS 7 I COMPANYv INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, et al., 5:08-cv-3414 8 9 RMW {PVT}, pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. I agree to comply with and to be bound by all the terms of this Stipulated Protective Order 10 i and I understand and acknowledge that failure to so comply could expose me to sanctions and 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18' punishment in the nature of contempt. I solemnly promise that I will not disclose in any manner any information or item that is subject to this Stipulated Protective Order to any person or entity except in strict compliance with the provisions of this Order. I further agree to submit to the j urisdiction of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California for the purpose of enforcing the terms of this Stipulated Protective Order, even if such enforcement proceedings occur after termination of this action. I hereby appoint [print or type full name] of [print or type full address and telephone number] as my California agent 19 for service of process in connection with this action or any proceedings related to enforcement of 20 this Stipulated Protective Order. 21 I Date: 22 I City and State where sworn and signed: Printed name: 23 [printed name] 24 25 ^ Signature: 26 27 28 02247, 2330213686865.1 II _16_ Case No. 5:p8-c^ -34I4 RMW (PVT) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER

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