Epic Games, Inc. v. Murphy-Johnson
ORDER granting 16 Motion to Seal Document. Signed by Chief Judge James C. Dever III on 5/28/2014. (Sawyer, D.)
THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
EPIC GAMES, INC.,
A Maryland Corporation,
TIMOTHY FREDERICK MURPHYJOHNSON
This case comes before the Court on Plaintiff Epic Games, Inc.'s ("Epic") Consent Motion and
Memorandum to Seal Exhibit and Replace with a Redacted Version.
WHEREAS, the material proposed to be filed under permanent seal and replaced with a redacted
version references a stock capitalization table that discloses confidential, highly-sensitive financial
information about Epic and non-party current and former employees;
WHEREAS, the material proposed to be made publicly available is a redacted version of that
same material previously filed; and
WHEREAS, the Court has considered other alternatives and finds the request to seal to be
appropriate under the circumstances.
NOW, THEREFORE, upon consideration of the record, Epic's consent motion and pursuant to
the provisions of Rule 26 ofthe Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rule 79.2,
IT IS ORDERED THAT:
Epic's consent motion is GRANTED.
The stock capitalization table at issue is designated as Highly Confidential and will remain under
permanent seal in all filings in which it is found in this matter.
The Court is aware that the stock
capitalization table has been included as an exhibit to Murphy-Johnson's notice of removal (D.E. 1-1 at
Ex. C) and his answer to Epic's application for injunctive relief (D.E. 3-1 at Ex. C). The document will
remain under seal in both places and will be replaced with the redacted version.
SO ORDERED. This l::B_ day of May 2014.
JA ES C. DEVER III
Chief United States District Judge
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