TV Interactive Data Corporation v. Sony Corporation et al

Filing 228

STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING CLAIM CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURES re 226 . Signed by Judge Jeremy Fogel on 10/25/10. (dlm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/27/2010)

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1 [Counsel listed on signature pages] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORPORATION, 14 15 v. Plaintiff, ) Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF ) ) STIPULATION REGARDING CLAIM ) CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURES ) ) ) ) ) ) ) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION 16 SONY CORPORATION, et. al., 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation Regarding Claim Construction Procedures Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF DM_US:23229495_2 Defendants. 1 WHEREAS, TV Interactive Data Corporation ("TVI") filed a complaint; Demand for Jury 2 Trial against Defendants to initiate the above-referenced patent infringement action. 3 WHEREAS, the Court issued: (1) an Order Setting Initial Case Management Conference and 4 ADR Deadlines, dated February 2, 2010; (2) a Related Cases Order on February 11, 2010, ordering 5 that the above-matter be re-assigned to United States District Judge Jeremy Fogel; and (3) a Clerk's 6 Notice, dated February 23, 2010, setting a Case Management Conference for May 14, 2010, before 7 Judge Jeremy Fogel. 8 WHEREAS, TVI and Defendants submitted a Joint Case Management Statement and 9 [Proposed] Order on May 11, 2010 (D.E. 168). The submission contained the parties' proposed 10 schedules for the case. 11 WHEREAS, an Initial Case Management Conference was held on May 14, 2010 before the 12 Honorable Jeremy Fogel. At the CMC, the Court adopted the defendants' proposed case schedule, up 13 to the date of the claim construction hearing, which the Court set for January 18, 2011. See D.E. 169. 14 WHEREAS, a further Case Management Conference was held on July 30, 2010 before the 15 Honorable Jeremy Fogel. Court adopted the proposed case schedule plus 30 days. The Court further 16 set the case for a claim construction hearing on February 22, 2011. See D.E. 214. 17 WHEREAS, in accordance with the schedule adopted by the Court, the parties exchanged 18 proposed terms for construction pursuant to Patent L.R. 4-1(a) on September 27, 2010. 19 WHEREAS, the parties met and conferred on October 11, 2010 under Patent L.R. 4-1(b) to 20 limit the terms in dispute. 21 WHEREAS, the parties acknowledge that ten (10) terms of the asserted claims from the four 22 patents-in-suit were already construed in the case captioned TVI v. Microsoft, No. C02-02385 JSW 23 (N.D. Cal.). 24 WHEREAS, the parties acknowledge that under the Patent Local Rules they must jointly 25 identify up to a maximum of ten (10) terms that are most significant to the resolution of the case. 26 WHEREAS, the parties seek to limit the terms in dispute in the case and minimize the burden 27 associated with claim construction for the Court and the parties. 28 Stipulation Regarding Claim Construction Procedures Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF DM_US:23229495_2 1 1 WHEREAS, the parties also seek to avoid waiving their rights to later request the Court to 2 construe additional terms, should those terms become relevant to resolution of the case. 3 Accordingly, pursuant to Northern District Civil Local Rules 7-12 and 6-2(a), it is hereby 4 stipulated by and between Plaintiff and Defendants that the presently scheduled round of claim 5 construction shall be limited to up to a maximum of ten (1) claim terms that have been jointly 6 identified by the parties as the most significant to resolution of the case (the "significant terms"). The 7 parties further agree to limit the activities covered by Patent Local Rules 4-2 through 4-7 in this round 8 of claim construction to the significant terms. The claim construction hearing schedule for February 9 22, 2011 shall similarly be limited to the significant terms. 10 The parties further stipulate that a party may later propose additional claim terms to be 11 construed and request the Court to construe those additional claim terms, should those claim terms 12 become relevant to resolution of the case. 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 EY LLP Ronald J. Schutz (Pro Hac Vice pending) Richard M. Martinez (Pro Hac Vice) Sang Young Adam Brodie (Pro Hac Vice) ROBINS, KAPLAN, MILLER & CIRESI L.L.P. 800 LaSalle Plaza, Ste. 2800 Minneapolis, MN 55402 TelephoneL (612) 349-8500 David Martinez (CA Bar No. 193183) ROBINS, KAPLAN, MILLER & CIRESI L.L.P. 2049 Century Park East, Ste. 3400 Los Angeles, CA 90067 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORPORATION By: /s/ Sang Young A. Brodie Sang Young A. Brodie Dated: October 15, 2010 27 28 Stipulation Regarding Claim Construction Procedures Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF DM_US:23229495_2 -2- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Dated: October 15, 2010 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 EY LLP Karl J. Kramer Rick S. Ballinger MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP 755 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304 Telephone: (650) 813-5775 Facsimile: (650) 494-0792 Jack W. Londen MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP Shin-Marunouchi 1-Chome Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku 100-6529, Japan Telephone: +81-3-3214-6522 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS D&M HOLDINGS INC.; D&M HOLDINGS US, INC.; AND DENON ELECTRONICS (USA), LLC By: /s/ Richard S. Ballinger Richard S. Ballinger Kevin W. Kirsch John F. Bennett Matthew P. Hayden David A. Mancino BAKER & HOSTETLER, LLP 312 Walnut Street, Ste. 3200 Cincinnati, OH 45202 Telephone: (513) 929-3499 Facsimile: (513) 929-0303 Hayes F. Michel BAKER & HOSTETLER, LLP 12100 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90025 Telephone: (310) 979-8460 Facsimile: (310) 820-8859 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS FUNAI ELECTRIC CO. LTD. AND FUNAI CORPORATION, INC. Dated: October 15, 2010 By: /s/ Kevin W. Kirsch Kevin W. Kirsch 27 28 Stipulation Regarding Claim Construction Procedures Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF DM_US:23229495_2 -3- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Dated: October 15, 2010 24 25 26 EY LLP Jason T. Anderson Christina M. Finn HOWREY LLP 1950 University Avenue, 4th Floor East Alto, CA 94303 Telephone: (650) 798-3500 Facsimile: (650) 798-3600 Alan Grimaldi Brian Rosenthal HOWREY LLP 1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20004 Telephone: (202 783-0800 Facsimile: (202) 383-6610 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. AND PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION Dated: October 15, 2010 By: /s/Christina M. Finn Christina M. Finn Karen Hagberg Sherman W. Kahn Hui Liu MORRISON & FORESTER LLP 1290 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10104 Telephone: (212) 468-8032 Facsimile: (212) 468-7900 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS SHARP CORPORATION AND SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION By: /s/ Sherman W. Kahn Sherman W. Kahn 27 28 Stipulation Regarding Claim Construction Procedures Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF DM_US:23229495_2 -4- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Dated: October 15, 2010 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 EY LLP Gregory S. Gewirtz Jonathan A. David Bryan J. Sommese LERNER, DAVID, LITTENBERG, KRUMHOLZ & MENTLIK, L.L.P. 600 South Avenue West Westfield, NJ 07090 Telephone: (908) 654-5000 Facsimile: (908) 654-7866 Duane M. Geck Philip Barilovits SEVERSON & WERSON One Embarcadero Center, Suite 2600 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 677-5501 (415) 596-0439 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC; SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA; AND SONY ELECTRONICS, INC. By: /s/ Gregory S. Gewirtz Gregory S. Gewirtz Ronald L. Yin Mark D. Fowler Gerald T. Sekimura Sal Lim Erik R. Fuehrer DLA PIPER LLP 2000 University Avenue East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Telephone: (650) 833-2437 Facsimile: (650) 687-1208 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS TOSHIBA CORPORATION, TOSHIBA AMERICA, INC; AND TOSHIBA AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCTS, L.L.C. By: Dated: October 17, 2010 /s/ Ronald L. Yin Ronald L. Yin 27 28 Stipulation Regarding Claim Construction Procedures Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF DM_US:23229495_2 -5- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Dated: October 17, 2010 14 15 16 17 18 DATED: 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 EY LLP Steven J. Routh (pro hac vice) Sten A. Jensen (pro hac vice) Trevor C. Hill (pro hac vice) T. Vann Pearce, Jr. (pro hac vice) ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE LLP 1152 15th Street, NW Washington DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 339-8696 Facsimile: (202) 339-8500 William H. Wright (Cal. Bar # 161580) ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE LLP 777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3200 Los Angeles, CA 90017 Telephone: (213) 612-2478 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD. AND JVC AMERICAS CORP. By: /s/ William H. Wright William H. Wright PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED: 10/25/10 Honorable Jeremy Fogel United States District Judge 27 28 Stipulation Regarding Claim Construction Procedures Case No. 5:10-CV-00475-JF DM_US:23229495_2 -6-

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