Vulcan Golf, LLC v. Google Inc. et al

Filing 246

MOTION by Defendant Google Inc. for discovery to be limited and for scheduling order (Cyrluk, Jonathan)

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Vulcan Golf, LLC v. Google Inc. et al Doc. 246 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION VULCAN GOLF, LLC, JOHN B. SANFILIPPPO & SONS, INC., BLITZ REALTY GROUP, INC., and VINCENTE E. "BO" JACKSON, Plaintiffs, v. GOOGLE INC., OVERSEE.NET, SEDO LLC, DOTSTER, INC., AKA REVENUEDIRECT.COM, and JOHN DOES I-X, Defendants. ) Case No. 07 CV 3371 ) ) ) ) The Honorable Blanche M. Manning ) ) Magistrate Judge Geraldine Soat Brown ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) GOOGLE INC.'S MOTION TO LIMIT DISCOVERY AND FOR SCHEDULING ORDER Defendant Google Inc. ("Google"), by its attorneys, respectfully requests the Court to enter an order setting a case management schedule that will allow for immediate summary adjudication of a single legal question that will dispose of Plaintiffs' only economically viable claim: whether Google can be liable under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. 1125(d) ("ACPA") for providing advertising content to domains registered and operated by others. Google further asks the Court to limit discovery in this case to discovery needed to bring and oppose that motion, deferring discovery on other issues until after the Court's ruling on that motion. The Court should grant Google's motion for the reasons stated in the contemporaneously filed Memorandum of Points and Authorities. Dated: May 18, 2009 Respectfully submitted, GOOGLE INC. By:/s/ Michael H. Page One of its Attorneys Joseph J. Duffy Jonathan M. Cyrluk Mariah E. Moran Stetler & Duffy, Ltd. 11 South LaSalle Street Suite 1200 Chicago, Illinois 60603 Michael H. Page Joseph C. Gratz Durie Tangri Page Lemley Roberts & Kent LLP 332 Pine St., Suite 200 San Francisco, California 94104 Aaron D. Van Oort Faegre & Benson LLP 2200 Wells Fargo Center 90 South Seventh Street Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, Jonathan M. Cyrluk, an attorney, certify under penalty of perjury that I caused a copy of the forgoing document to be filed and served on all counsel of record via the Court's CM/ECF online filing system this 18th day of May, 2009. /s/ Jonathan M. Cyrluk One of the Attorneys for Google Inc.

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