Hovsepian v. Apple, Inc.

Filing 314

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Hovsepian v. Apple, Inc. Doc. 314 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 @Zcc^\Vc( :ZccZii $ <dgbVc aae HENNIGAN, BENNETT & DORMAN LLP Roderick G. Dorman (SBN 96908) dormanr@hbdlawyers.com Alan P. Block (SBN 143783) blocka@hbdlawyers.com 865 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2900 Los Angeles, California 90017 Telephone: (213) 694-1200 Fax: (213) 694-1234 Attorneys for Plaintiff ACACIA MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION In re ACACIA MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.05 CV 01114 JW DECLARATION OF ALAN P. BLOCK IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF ACACIA MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION'S MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TO VACATE THE OPPOSITION AND REPLY DATES RE DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON SECTION 112 ISSUES (CIVIL L.R. 7-11) DATE: TIME: CTRM: JUDGE: N/A N/A Ctrm 8, 4th Floor Hon. James Ware 13 aVlnZgh adh Vc\ZaZh( XVa^[dgc^V 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Case No. C-05-01114-JW BLOCK DECL. IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TO VACATE FILING kets.Justia.com Doc DATES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 @Zcc^\Vc( :ZccZii $ <dgbVc aae I, Alan P. Block, hereby declare as follows: 1. I am a member of the law firm of Hennigan, Bennett & Dorman LLP, counsel of record for plaintiff Acacia Media Technologies Corporation in this case. I have personal knowledge of the facts stated herein and, if called as a witness, I could and would testify competently thereto. 2. motion. . 3. On October 14, 2008 Benjamin Hershkowitz communicated defendants' refusal to On October 10, 2008 I requested defendants' agreement to the relief sought in this agree to the relief requested by this motion. 4. I am one of the attorneys for Acacia who is responsible for the preparation of Acacia's opposition to defendants' Motions for Summary Judgment on the Section 112 issues (the "Motion"). Presently, Acacia's draft of its opposition (which addresses all issues set forth in defendants' Motions) is over 140 pages long. 5. Defendants did not submit with their Motion any expert testimony addressing the 13 aVlnZgh adh Vc\ZaZh( XVa^[dgc^V 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 understanding and knowledge of one of ordinary skill in the art in January 1991, when the Yurt patents were filed. Acacia, however, will be submitting a detailed expert declaration addressing the knowledge of one of skill in the art and the understanding obtained from the specification for every component described therein. 6. Acacia's opposition and expert declarations are not yet complete, and, to meet the October 24, 2008 deadline, Acacia will still need to expend a significant amount of money. At least two of Acacia's attorneys will need to work full time on the opposition, and Acacia's expert, who /// /// /// /// /// -1Case No. C-05-01114-JW BLOCK DECL. IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TO VACATE FILING DATES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 @Zcc^\Vc( :ZccZii $ <dgbVc aae has already spent over two weeks in Los Angeles working full time with the attorneys, will need to be in Los Angeles for another week to work full time on his declaration. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the following is true and correct. Executed this 14th day of October, 2008, at Los Angeles, California. /s/ Alan P. Block Alan P. Block 13 aVlnZgh adh Vc\ZaZh( XVa^[dgc^V 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2Case No. C-05-01114-JW BLOCK DECL. IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TO VACATE FILING DATES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 @Zcc^\Vc( :ZccZii $ <dgbVc aae PROOF OF SERVICE I declare as follows: I am a resident of the State of California and over the age of eighteen years, and not a party to the within action; my business address is 865 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, California 90017. On October 14, 2008, I served a copy of the within document described as DECLARATION OF ALAN P. BLOCK IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF ACACIA MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION'S MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TO VACATE THE OPPOSITION AND REPLY DATES RE DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON SECTION 112 ISSUES on the interested parties in this action by transmitting via the Electronic Case Filing Program of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the document listed above by uploading the electronic file for the above listed document on this date. The ECF Program will send an e-notice of the electronic filing to the parties listed on the attached Service List. I also placed the document listed above in a sealed envelope and affixing a pre-paid air bill, and causing the envelope to be delivered to a FedEx agent for Delivery as follows: Chambers of the Hon. James Ware Attn: Regarding Acacia Litigation 280 South First Street San Jose, CA 95113 3 copies 13 aVlnZgh adh Vc\ZaZh( XVa^[dgc^V 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Executed on October 14, 2008 at Los Angeles, California. I declare that I am employed in the office of a member of the bar of this court at whose direction the service was made. /S/ Lisa McCorry Lisa McCorry 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 @Zcc^\Vc( :ZccZii $ <dgbVc aae SERVICE LIST Juanita R. Brooks Todd G. Miller Fish & Richardson 12390 El Camino Real San Diego, California 92130-2081 Counsel for: ACMP LLC;Ademia Multimedia LLC; Adult Entertainment Broadcast Network; Adult Revenue Services; Audio Communications; CJ Inc.; Club Jenna Inc.; Cyber Trend Inc.; Cybernet Ventures Inc.; Game Link Inc.; Global AVS Inc.; Innovative Ideas International; Lightspeedcash; National A-1 Advertising Inc.; New Destiny Internet Group LLC; VS Media Inc. Victor De Gyarfas William J. Robinson Foley & Lardner 2029 Century Park E, 35th Floor Los Angeles, California 90067 Counsel for: International Web Innovations, Inc. Mark D. Schneider Gifford, Krass, Groh, Sprinkle, Anderson and Citkowski 280 N. Old Woodward Avenue, Suite 400 Birmingham, Michigan 48009-5394 Counsel for: Askcs.com Inc. Jonathan E. Singer William R. Woodford Fish & Richardson 60 South Sixth Street, Suite 3300 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 Counsel for: ACMP LLC;Ademia Multimedia LLC; Adult Entertainment Broadcast Network; Adult Revenue Services; Audio Communications; CJ Inc.; Club Jenna Inc.; Cyber Trend Inc.; Cybernet Ventures Inc.; Game Link Inc.; Global AVS Inc.; Innovative Ideas International; Lightspeedcash; National A-1 Advertising Inc.; New Destiny Internet Group LLC; VS Media Inc. Gary A. Hecker James Michael Slominski Hecker Law Group 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2300 Los Angeles, California 90067 Counsel for: Offendale Commercial Limited BV Alfredo A. Bismonte Daniel H. Fingerman Bobby T. Shih Mount & Stoelker, P.C. River Park Tower, 17th Floor 333 W. San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 Counsel for: Askcs.com Inc. Rachel Krevans Jason A. Crotty Paul A. Friedman Morrison & Foerster LLP 425 Market Street San Francisco, California 94105-2482 Counsel for: Satellite LLC; Echostar Technologies Corporation; Echostar Communications Corporation 12 13 aVlnZgh adh Vc\ZaZh( XVa^[dgc^V 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Adam Robert Alper David Allen York Latham & Watkins 135 Commonwealth Drive Menlo Park, California 94025 Counsel for: AP Net Marketing Inc.; ICS Inc. David C. Doyle Morrison & Foerster LLP 3811 Valley Centre Dr., Suite 500 San Diego, California 92130 Counsel for: Echostar Technologies Corporation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 @Zcc^\Vc( :ZccZii $ <dgbVc aae Annemarie A. Daley Stephen P. Safranski Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP 2800 LaSalle Plaza 800 LaSalle Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 Counsel for: Coxcom, Inc.; Hospitality Network, Inc. Jeffrey H. Dean Kevin D. Hogg Bradford P. Lyerla Carl E. Myers Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP 6300 Sears Tower 233 South Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois 60606 Counsel for: Armstrong Group; Arvig Communication Systems; Charter Communications, Inc.; East Cleveland TV and Communications LLC; Massillon Cable TV, Inc.; Wide Open West LLC Daralyn J. Durie Joshua H. Lerner David J. Silbert Keker & Van Nest LLP 710 Sansome Street San Francisco, California 94111 Counsel for: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC; Insight Communications, Inc. Stephen E. Taylor Jan J. Klohonatz Taylor & Co. Law Offices, Inc. One Ferry Building, Suite 355 San Francisco, California 94111 Counsel for: Mediacom Communications Corporation Jeffrey D. Sullivan Michael J. McNamara Baker Botts L.L.P. 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, New York 10112 Counsel for: Mediacom Communications Corporation; Bresnan Communications Richard R. Patch J. Timothy Nardell Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP One Ferry Building, Suite 200 San Francisco, California 94111-4213 Counsel for: Coxcom, Inc.; Hospitality Network, Inc. William R. Overend Morgan D. Tovey Reed Smith Crosby Heafey Two Embarcadero Center, Suite 2000 San Francisco, California 94111 Counsel for: Charter Communications, Inc. 12 13 aVlnZgh adh Vc\ZaZh( XVa^[dgc^V 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Victor G. Savikas Kevin G. McBride Maria K. Nelson Marsha E. Mullin Jones Day 555 South Flower Street, 50th Floor Los Angeles, California 90071 Counsel for: DirecTV Group, Inc. Mitchell D. Lukin Baker Botts L.L.P. One Shell Plaza 910 Louisiana Houston, Texas 77022 Counsel for: Mediacom Communications Corporation; Bresnan Communications Rebecca Anne Bortolotti John Christopher Reich Albert L. Underhill Merchant & Gould 80 S. 8th Street, Suite 3200 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 Counsel for: Arvig Communications Systems; Cannon Valley Communications, Inc.; Loretel Cablevision; Mid-Continent Media, Inc.; Savage Communications, Inc.; Sjoberg's Cablevision, Inc.; US Cable Holdings LP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 @Zcc^\Vc( :ZccZii $ <dgbVc aae Sean David Garrison Robert Francis Copple Lewis & Roca LLP 40 N. Central Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4429 Counsel for: Cable America Corp. Troy Blinn Forderman George Chun Chen Bryan Cave LLP 2 N. Central Avenue, Suite 2200 Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4406 Counsel for: Cable System Service Inc. Patrick J. Whalen Spencer Fan Britt & Brown LLP 1000 Walnut Street, Suite 1400 Kansas City, Missouri 64106 Counsel for: NPG Cable Inc. Clay K. Keller Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs 50 South Main Street Akron, Ohio 44308 Counsel for: Nelsonville TV Cable, Inc. C. Mark Kittredge Perkins Coie Brown & Bain PA P.O. Box 400 Phoenix, Arizona 85001-0400 Counsel for: Cable One Inc. Gregory T. Spalj Fabyanske Westra & Hart PA 800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 1900 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 Counsel for: Cable System Service, Inc. Fritz Byers 824 Spitzer Bulding 520 Madison Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43604 Counsel for: Block Communications, Inc. Melissa G. Ferrario Barry S. Goldsmith Gary H. Nunes Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice 8065 Leesburg Pike, Fourth Floor Tysons Corner, VA 22182 Counsel for: Nelsonville TV Cable, Inc. Stephen S. Korniczky James V. Fazio Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP 3579 Valley Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92130 Counsel for: Cebridge Connections David S. Benyacar Daniel Reisner Kaye Scholar LLP 425 Park Avenue New York, NY 10022 Counsel for: Time Warner Cable, Inc. 12 13 aVlnZgh adh Vc\ZaZh( XVa^[dgc^V 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Christopher B. Fagan Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee 1100 Superior Avenue, Seventh Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114-2518 Counsel for: Armstrong Group; East Cleveland TV and Communications LLC; Massillon Cable TV, Inc.; Wide Open West, LLC Benjamin Hershkowitz Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 200 Park Avenue New York, NY 10166 Counsel for: CSC Holdings, Inc.

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