Sims v. Sony Music Entertainment et al

Filing 53

STIPULATED CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT AND PROTECTIVE ORDER...regarding procedures to be followed that shall govern the handling of confidential material... (Signed by Judge Gregory H. Woods on 3/12/2021) (mro)

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USDC SDNY DOCUMENT ELECTRONICALLY FILED DOC #: DATE FILED: 3/12/2021 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ANDRE SIMS, Plaintiff, -againstSONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, RCA, A DIVISION OF SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, DARRYL CAMPER, JR. D/B/A/ CAMP STAR MUSIC, JUSTIN ANTHONY BARROSO D/B/A J LOVE MUSIC, GABRIELLA WILSON A.K.A. H.E.R., and I AM HER MUSIC, 20-cv-05322 (GHW) STIPULATED CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT AND PROTECTIVE ORDER Defendants. GREGORY H. WOODS, District Judge: WHEREAS, the above-captioned Plaintiff, Andre Sims ("Plaintiff') and Defendants Sony Music Entertainment,' Darhyl Camper, Jr., Gabriella Wilson, HER Music Publishing, Inc. (incorrectly named as ''I Am Her Music" in the Complaint), and Justin Barroso (collectively, "Defendants;" together with Plaintiff, the "Parties" and each individually, a "Party") request that this Court issue a protective order pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(c) to protect the confidentiality of nonpublic and competitively sensitive information that they may need to disclose in connection with discovery in this action; WHEREAS, the Parties, through counsel, agree to the following terms; and WHEREAS, this Court finds that good cause exists for issuance of an appropriately tailored confidentiality order governing the pretrial phase of this action; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Parties to this action, their respective officers, agents, servants, employees, and attorneys, any other person in active concert or participation with any of the foregoing, and all other persons with actual notice of this Order will adhere to the following tenns, upon pain of contempt: Defendant "RCA, A Division of Sony Music Entertainment" is not an independent legal entity capable of being sued. 1 March 12, 2021

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