Cobb v. Google, Inc. et al

Filing 24

ORDER re 23 Joint Preliminary Report and Discovery Plan. Signed by Judge Marvin H. Shoob on 5/6/08. (vs)

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Cobb v. Google, Inc. et al Doc. 24 UNITED S TAT ES DI ST RI CT COURT N ORT HE RN DI STR ICT OF GEORGIA ATLANTA D IVI SI ON JONATHAN COBB Plaintiff, v GOGGLE INC . and WORKFORCE LOGIC LLC, Defendants . Case No . 1 :08-CV-0483 (MHS) JOINT PRELIMINARY REPORT AND DISCOVERY PLAN Description of Case : (a) Describe briefly the nature of this action . Plaintiff Jonathan Cobb has brought Georgia state law claims for (1) misappropriation, (2) fraud and fraudulent inducement, (3) conspiracy to commit fraud and fraudulent inducement, (3) unjust enrichment/implied contract, and (4) conversion . Defendants deny the allegations and any liability to Mr . Cobb . (b) Summarize, in the space provided below, the facts of this case . The summary should not be argumentative nor recite evidence . (1) Plaintiff"s Presentation of the Facts (Submitted by Plaint iff Only~ Beginning in 2006, Plaintiff Jonathan Cobb worked in Georgia as a contractor through Workforce Logic LLC, providing services for the benefit of Google Inc . Responding to the stated interest of Google Inc . in encouraging and rewarding the submission of innovative ideas and refinements to its programs and services, Plaintiff convened an internal Google e-mail discussion group in which SC HED U LING ORD ER Upon review of the information contained in the Joint Preliminary Report and Discovery Plan form completed and filed by the parties, the court orders that the time limits for adding parties, amending the pleadings, filing motions, completing discovery, and discussing settlement are as set out in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this court, except as herein modified and except as set forth in the following schedule : Ev ent/Filin~ Deadline Plaintiffs' Expert Disclosures & Report October 10, 2008 Defendants' Expert Disclosures & Report October 17 , 2008 Rebuttal Expert Disclosures & Report November 14, 2008 C lose of Discovery December 29, 2008 (i. e., 8 months after discovery opens) February 6, 2009 Motions for Summary Judgment Oppositions to Summary Judgment February 27, 2009 Reply Briefs re : Summary Judgment March 13 , 2009 -10- Motions Objecting to Expert Testimony Daubert Motions) 21 calendar days after Court's adjudication of summary judgment motions Joint Pretrial Order 21 calendar days after adjudication of the parties' summary judgment motions, or 21 calendar days after adjudication of the parties' Daubert motions, whichever is later . IT IS SO ORDERED, this T day of 2008 . United States District b Submitted and consented to on May 5, 2008, by : Is/ Michael A . Dailey Michael A . Dailey AND E R S O N D A ILEY LLP 2002 Summit Boulevard Suite 1250 Atlanta, Georgia 30319 404-442-1800 404-442-1820 (facsimile) mdailey@andersondai ley .com Hill Is/ G Gary Hill HILL AND BLEIBERG 47 Perimeter Center Atlanta, Georgia 30346 7 7 0-394-7800 ghill@hillandbleiberg . com -11- /s/ Joan Dillon Joan Dillon JOAN DILLON LAW LLC 3522 Ashford Dunwood Road PMB 235 Atlanta, Georgia 30319 404-257-1 708 j oan@j oandillonlaw .com Attorneys for Plaintiff Jonathan Cobb Isl Eric P. Schroeder Eric P . Schroeder (Georgia Bar No . 629880) R . Joseph Burby, IV (Georgia Bar No . 094503) John C . Bush (Georgia Bar No . 413159) POWELL GOLDSTEIN LLP One Atlantic Center Fourteenth Floor Atlanta, Georgia 30309 (404) 572-6600 (404) 572-6999 eschroeder@po golaw . com Isl Michael A . Zwibe lman Laurie Edelstein (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) Michael A . Zwibelman (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) David Ziff (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) BRUNE & RICHARD LLP 235 Montgomery Street Suite 1130 San Francisco, CA 94104 (415) 563 -0 600 (415) 563-0613 (facsimile) razwibelman@bruneandrichard . com At torneys for Defendant Googl e Inc . -12- /s/ Charlotte K McCluskv Charlotte K. McClusky (Georgia Bar No. 484223) John C . Fish (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) Ronald D. Arena (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) LITTLER MENDELSON, P .C . 3348 Peachtree Road, N .E . Suite 1100 Atlanta, Georgia 30326-1008 (404) 233-0330 (404) 233-2361 (facsimile) Attorneys for Defendant Workforce Logic -13-

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