Lighting Science Group Corporation v. Shenzhen Jiawei Photovoltaic Lighting Co., Ltd. et al
ORDER APPROVING 82 DEFENDANTS' STIPULATION TO BE BOUND AND STAYING PROCEEDINGS PENDING INTER PARTES REVIEW. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 6/27/2017. (patentlcsjS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/27/2017)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
SAN JOSE DIVISION
LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP
United States District Court
Northern District of California
SHENZHEN JIAWEI PHOTOVOLTAIC
LIGHTING CO., LTD., et al.,
Case No. 16-cv-03886-BLF
ORDER APPROVING DEFENDANTS'
STIPULATION TO BE BOUND AND
STAYING PROCEEDINGS PENDING
INTER PARTES REVIEW
On June 19, 2017, the Court conditionally granted Defendants Shenzhen Jiawei
Photovoltaic Lighting Co., Ltd., and Jiawei Technology (USA), Limited’s (collectively, “Jiawei”)
Motion to Stay Pending Inter Partes Review. ECF 81. The Court conditioned its decision on
Jiawei’s agreeing to be bound by estoppel under 35 U.S.C. § 315(e)(2) as if it were a party to the
inter partes review (“IPR”) proceedings. Id. at 9-10. Jiawei has now filed a stipulation so
agreeing to be bound. ECF 82.
The Court APPROVES Jiawei’s stipulation at ECF 82 and finds that it meets the condition
set forth in the Court’s order. This case is STAYED pending proceedings in IPR2017-01287,
IPR2017-01280, and IPR2017-01285. The parties shall notify the Court within seven (7) days if
institution is denied or if a final written decision issues in any of the above-mentioned
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: June 27. 2017
BETH LABSON FREEMAN
United States District Judge
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