Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al

Filing 649

ORDER by Judge Lucy H. Koh granting 619 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal (lhklc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/19/2012)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 APPLE, INC., a California corporation, ) ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) ) SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., A ) Korean corporation; SAMSUNG ) ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC., a New York ) corporation; SAMSUNG ) TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC, ) a Delaware limited liability company, ) ) Defendants. ) ) ) Case No.: 11-CV-01846-LHK ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO SEAL Apple filed a renewed motion to file under seal portions of certain documents filed in 20 support of Samsung’s Response to Apple’s Opening Claim Construction Brief. ECF No. 619. 21 Portions of Exhibit B contain Apple’s confidential specifications and deposition testimony relating 22 to those specifications. Portions of Exhibits I and J contain discussions of confidential prototype 23 design and development. Apple also moved to file under seal a portion of footnote 2 in Samsung’s 24 brief that discloses information referred to in Exhibit B. After “balanc[ing] the competing 25 interests’ of the public and the party who seeks to keep certain judicial records secret,” the Court 26 finds the portions of documents properly sealable. Kamakana v. City and Cnty. of Honolulu, 447 27 F.3d 1172, 1179 (9th Cir. 2006) (quoting Foltz, 331 F.3d at 1135) (alterations omitted). 28 1 Case No.: 11-CV-01846-LHK ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO SEAL 1 Accordingly, Apple’s motion is GRANTED and the partially redacted versions attached as exhibits 2 to Apple’s renewed motion shall be deemed publicly filed. See ECF No. 619. 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 Dated: January 19, 2012 _________________________________ LUCY H. KOH United States District Judge 5 6 7 8 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 Case No.: 11-CV-01846-LHK ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO SEAL

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