Amgen Inc. v. F. Hoffmann-LaRoche LTD et al

Filing 830

MOTION in Limine No. 3: Exclude References to Belatedly Produced Documents and Experiments from Barber by Amgen Inc..(Gottfried, Michael)

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Amgen Inc. v. F. Hoffmann-LaRoche LTD et al Doc. 830 Case 1:05-cv-12237-WGY Document 830 Filed 08/17/2007 Page 1 of 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS AMGEN, INC., ) ) ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) ) F. HOFFMANN-LAROCHE LTD., ) a Swiss Company, ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS ) GMBH, a German Company, and ) HOFFMANN LAROCHE INC., a New ) Jersey Corporation, ) ) Defendants. ) Civil Action No. 05 CV 12237 WGY PLAINTIFF AMGEN'S MOTION IN LIMINE NO. 3: EXCLUDE REFERENCES TO BELATEDLY PRODUCED DOCUMENTS AND EXPERIMENTS FROM BARBER Plaintiff Amgen Inc. ("Amgen") requests that this Court preclude Defendants F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Roche Diagnostics GmbH, and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. (collectively "Roche") from introducing or relying upon experiments of Roche's consultant, Dr. Dwayne Barber, including documents pertaining thereto. This information and documents had been requested by Amgen, but was not produced until more than one month after the close of fact discovery. Roche should be precluded from (a) introducing the late produced documents into evidence and (b) relying on or referring to the experiments described in the late-produced documents during the examination of any expert witness, including Roche's expert, Dr. Flavell, or Amgen's expert, Dr. Lodish. Amgen requests that this Court preclude Roche from relying on evidence that it withheld from production by excluding any reference to the subject experiments of the late-produced Barber documents, including the documents themselves: R008890734-739; R008890740; Case 1:05-cv-12237-WGY Document 830 Filed 08/17/2007 Page 2 of 3 R008890741-746; R008890747-755; R008890756-789; R008890790-1067; R008891068-074; R008891075-081; R008891082-086; R008891087-093. In support of this motion, Amgen submits a brief. Respectfully Submitted, Date: August 17, 2007 AMGEN INC., By its attorneys, /s/ Michael R. Gottfried D. DENNIS ALLEGRETTI (BBO#545511) MICHAEL R. GOTTFRIED (BBO#542156) PATRICIA R. RICH (BBO#640578) DUANE MORRIS LLP 470 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 500 Boston, MA 02210 Telephone: (857) 488-4200 Facsimile: (857) 488-4201 LLOYD R. DAY, JR. (pro hac vice) DAY CASEBEER MADRID & BATCHELDER LLP 20300 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Suite 400 Cupertino, CA 95014 Telephone: (408) 873-0110 Facsimile: (408) 873-0220 WILLIAM GAEDE III (pro hac vice) McDERMOTT WILL & EMERY 3150 Porter Drive Palo Alto, CA 94304 Telephone: (650) 813-5000 Facsimile: (650) 813-5100 KEVIN M. FLOWERS (pro hac vice) MARSHALL, GERSTEIN & BORUN LLP 233 South Wacker Drive 6300 Sears Tower Chicago IL 60606 Telephone: (312) 474-6300 Facsimile: (312) 474-0448 Of Counsel: STUART L. WATT WENDY A. WHITEFORD MONIQUE L. CORDRAY DARRELL G. DOTSON KIMBERLIN L. MORLEY ERICA S. OLSON AMGEN INC. One Amgen Center Drive Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-1789 (805) 447-5000 2 Case 1:05-cv-12237-WGY Document 830 Filed 08/17/2007 Page 3 of 3 CERTIFICATE PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 7.1 I certify that counsel for the parties have conferred in an attempt to resolve or narrow the issues presented by this motion and no agreement was reached. /s/ Michael R. Gottfried Michael R. Gottfried CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that this document filed through the Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system will be sent electronically to the registered participants as identified on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) and paper copies will be sent to those indicated as nonregistered participants, on the above date. /s/ Michael R. Gottfried Michael R. Gottfried

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