TV Interactive Data Corporation v. Sony Corporation et al

Filing 322

STIPULATION AND ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN re 321 . Signed by Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd on 8/31/2011. (hrllc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/31/2011)

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** E-filed August 31, 2011 ** UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 1 2 3 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORPORATION, a California Corporation, Plaintiff, 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 v. SONY CORPORATION; SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC.; SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA, INC.; SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA; SONY ELECTRONICS, INC.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.; ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.; PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA AMERICA, INC.; TOSHIBA AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCTS, L.L.C.; VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD.; JVC AMERICAS CORP.; LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.; ZENITH ELECTRONICS LLC; PIONEER CORPORATION; PIONEER ELECTRONICS (USA) INC.; SHARP CORPORATION; SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION; FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.; FUNAI CORPORATION, INC.; D&M HOLDINGS INC.; D&M HOLDINGS US, INC.; AND DENON ELECTRONICS (USA), LLC, Case No. C 10-00475 JF-HL STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN DEPONENT: FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. AND INDIVIDUALS Defendants. 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Case No. C 10-00475 JF (HRL) 82459489.1 1 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 JOINT STIPULATION 2 Beginning on or about October 17, 2011, TV Interactive Data Corp. (“TVI”) will begin 3 depositions of certain witnesses from Funai Electric Co. Ltd. (“Funai”) at the U.S. Consulate in 4 Osaka-Kobe. TVI and Funai hereby submit and jointly stipulate to the following Proposed 5 Order/Commission for Depositions to be Taken in Japan. 6 7 FOR PLAINTIFF TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORP. 8 ROBINS, KAPLAN, MILLER & CIRESI, L.L.P. 9 10 11 12 13 14 By:/s/ Sang Young A. Brodie Sang Young A. Brodie (pro hac vice) E-mail: sybrodie@rkmc.com Richard M. Martinez (pro hac vice) E-mail: rmmartinez@rkmc.com Trevor J. Foster (pro hac vice) E-mail: tjfoster@rkmc.com Victor C. Chan (pro hac vice) E-mail: vcchan@rkmc.com 15 16 Dated: August 31, 2011 17 18 FOR DEFENDANT FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. AND INDIVIDUAL DEPONENTS: 19 BAKER & HOSTETLER, LLP 20 By: /s/Kevin W. Kirsch_______________ Kevin W. Kirsch E-mail: kkirsch@bakerlaw.com David A. Mancino E-mail: dmancino@bakerlaw.com John F. Bennett E-mail: jbennett@bakerlaw.com 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Dated: August 31, 2011 /// /// 28 Case No. C 10-00475 JF (HRL) 82459489.1 2 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 I, Sang Young A. Brodie, am the ECF user whose User ID and Password are being 2 utilized in the electronic filing of the STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] 3 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN. Pursuant to the 4 Northern District of California’s General Order 45(X)(B), I attest that concurrence in the filing 5 has been obtained from Kevin W. Kirsch. 6 Dated: August 31, 2011 /s/ Sang Young A. Brodie Sang Young A. Brodie 7 8 9 10 /// /// /// 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Case No. C 10-00475 JF (HRL) 82459489.1 3 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 2 TO: 3 ANY CONSUL OR VICE CONSUL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT OSAKA-KOBE, JAPAN Upon the application of Complainant TV Interactive Data Corporation (“TVI”), in TVI 4 5 Data Corp. v. Sony Corp., et al., Inv. No. 10-00475, before the U.S. District Court for the 6 Northern District of California, and pursuant to Article 17 of the United States – Japan Consular 7 Convention, 8 9 IT IS ORDERED THAT the depositions on notice of the following witnesses may be taken at the U.S. Consulate in Osaka-Kobe, Japan, on one or more dates during the period from 10 on or about October 17, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. to on or about November 10, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. as 11 follows, and that any documentary exhibits in connection therewith be marked: 12 1. 13 Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(6) deposition of Funai Electric Co., Ltd. Funai Electric Co., Ltd. 7-7-1 Nakagaito, Daito City Osaka 574-0013, Japan 14 15 16 Potential witnesses for the Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(6) deposition of Funai Electric Co. 17 include, at the discretion of Funai Electric Co., any combination of one or more of the following: 18 Tadashi Shimoguchi Tsuyoshi Kamitani Hideo Saito Hiroki Nakamura Jun Tateishi Mr. Onishi Goro Seki Kazuyuki Fujiwara Yoshikazu Fujita Makato Takemoto Shigeru Yokota Yoichi Kanazawa Kozo Wada 19 20 21 22 2. 23 Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(1) depositions of individuals 24 Potential witnesses for depositions under Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(1) include: 25 /// 26 /// 27 /// 28 Case No. C 10-00475 JF (HRL) 82459489.1 4 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 2 3 4 5 6 Kozo Wada Tadashi Shimoguchi Tsuyoshi Kamitani Hideo Saito Hiroki Nakamura Jun Tateishi Mr. Onishi Goro Seki Kazuyuki Fujiwara Yoshikazu Fujita Shinji Seki Makato Takemoto Shigeru Yokota Yoichi Kanazawa Counsel for Defendant Funai Electric Co. who will participate in said depositions are 7 Kevin W. Kirsch, David A. Mancino, and John F. Bennett. In addition, William Mangioni-Smith 8 may attend on behalf of Funai Electric Co. 9 10 Members of Funai Electric Co’s Intellectual Property Group that may attend the depositions include Hisao Tatsumi, Goro Seki, Hiroki Nakamura and Takafumi Ishii. 11 Check interpreters that may be attending the depositions include: 12 Yoshiyuki Onishi Christopher Field Asami Isomichi Mia Matsumura Junko Sumida Toyu Yazaki Ellen Shang Travis 13 14 15 16 17 Counsel for TVI who will participate in said depositions are Richard M. Martinez, Sang 18 Young A. Brodie, Trevor J. Foster, and Victor C. Chan. In addition, James Tornes and Andrew 19 Wolfe may attend on behalf of TVI. 20 Jared Taylor will act as interpreter. 21 The proceedings will be recorded by Christopher Sheppard Hanlon, Lee Anthony Bowry, 22 Peter Wai Kwong Au, Jeffrey Marc Menton, Randell Buckler, Deborah Marshall, Jodi Harmon, 23 Lawrence Paul Nelson, Melanie Louise Giamarco, Tracey LoCastro and/or Randi Birnhak with 24 American Realtime Court Reporters & Videographers. Please cause the testimony of said 25 witnesses to be recorded by video and reduced to writing; the depositions to be signed by said 26 witnesses; said deposition testimony to be annexed to your Commission and closed under your 27 seal; and the return of these materials to this Court with all convenient speed. 28 Case No. C 10-00475 JF (HRL) 82459489.1 5 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN 1 WITNESS, the Honorable Howard R. Lloyd, United States Magistrate Judge of the United States 2 31 August District Court, Northern District of California, this ______ day of __________ 2011. 3 4 Honorable Howard R. Lloyd United States Magistrate Judge United States District Court Northern District of California San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 2 – 5th Floor 280 South 1st Street San Jose, CA 95113 5 6 7 8 I hereby certify that the signature above is that of the Honorable Howard R. Lloyd, United States 9 Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court, Northern District of California. 10 _____________________ Clerk of the Court. 11 By: _________________ 12 Deputy Clerk: ________________ 13 Seal: 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Case No. C 10-00475 JF (HRL) 82459489.1 6 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN

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