Certicom Corporation et al v. Sony Corporation et al

Filing 84

MOTION Certicom's Unopposed Amended Application for Commission to Take Oral Deposition of Japanese Witnesses by Certicom Corporation, Certicom Patent Holding Corporation. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Certified Order Directing Depositions (signature lines for Judge due to original certified copy required))(Roth, Carl)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS MARSHALL DIVISION Civil Action No. 2-07-CV-216(TJW) CERTICOM CORP. and CERTICOM PATENT HOLDING CORP., Plaintiff, v. SONY CORPORATION, SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA, SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC., SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC., SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT INC., SONY ELECTRONICS INC. and SONY DADC US INC., Defendants. CERTICOM'S UNOPPOSED AMENDED APPLICATION FOR COMMISSION TO TAKE ORAL DEPOSITION OF JAPANESE WITNESSES NOW COMES Certicom Corp. and Certicom Patent Holding Corp. (collectively, "Certicom"), and pursuant to Article 17 of the Unites States-Japan Consular Convention, requests that the Court issue a Commission for the Taking of Voluntary Oral Depositions of the following listed individuals at the United States Consulate General in Tokyo, Japan, commencing on or about February 2, 2009 and 8:30 a.m. and terminating on or about February 13, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. 1. 2. 3. 4. Masato Hattori Satoshi Kitani Katsumi Muramatsu Tomoyuki Asano 3755428_2.DOC 1 The attorneys participating for Plaintiffs in the depositions will be from the law firm Ropes & Gray LLP of New York, New York, and attorneys for the Defendants who will participate in said depositions are from the law firm of Kenyon & Kenyon LLP in New York, New York. An amended list of the attendees is attached as Exhibit 1 to this application. WHEREFORE, ALL PREMISES CONSIDERED, Plaintiffs request that a Commission be issued by the Court pursuant to Article 17 of the United States-Japan Consular Convention. Respectfully submitted, Dated: January 14, 2009 ROPES & GRAY LLP By: Robert C. Morgan (admitted pro hac vice) Laurence S. Rogers (admitted pro hac vice) Khue V. Hoang (admitted pro hac vice) Matthew A. Traupman (admitted pro hac vice) 1211 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 10036-8704 Telephone: (212)596-9000 Facsimile: (212)596-9090 James E. Hopenfeld (admitted pro hac vice) One Metro Center 700 12th St., N.W. Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202)508-4600 Facsimile: (202508-4650 THE ROTH LAW FIRM Carl R. Roth Texas Bar No. 17312000 Brendan C. Roth Texas Bar No. 24040132 Amanda A. Abraham Texas Bar No. 24055077 115 N. Wellington, Suite 200 Marshall, Texas 75670 Telephone: (903)935-1665 Facsimile: (903)935-1797 3755428_2.DOC 2 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Certicom Corp. and Certicom Patent Holding Corp. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned hereby certifies that all counsel of record who are deemed to have consented to electronic service are being served with a copy of this document via the Court's CM/ECF system per Local Rule CV-5(a)(3) this 14th day of January, 2009. Any other counsel of record will be served by facsimile transmission and/or first class mail. Carl R. Roth 3755428_2.DOC 3 EXHIBIT 1 List of Attendees for Depositions of Sony Witnesses United States Consulate General in Tokyo, Japan Commencing on or about February 2, 2009 at 8:30 am and Terminating on or about February 13, 2009 at 5:00 pm For Plaintiffs Certicom Corp. and Certicom Patent Holding Corp.: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. Robert Morgan (attorney) James Hopenfeld (attorney) Adam Stein (attorney) Hiroyuki Hagiwara (attorney) Khue Hoang (attorney) Kaede Toh (attorney) Matthew Traupman (attorney) Christopher Carroll (attorney) Megan Raymond (attorney) Junko Hirota (attorney) Chris K. Karlof (expert) Jodi Harmon (court reporter) Tracey Spatara Lo Castro (court reporter) Melanie Louise Giamarco (court reporter) Debra Deanna Duran (court reporter) Tanya Ward English (court reporter) Daniel Dean Harrington (videographer) Paul B. Diserio (videographer) Bruce Holcombe (official interpreter) Cassandra Elizabeth Ellis (court reporter) Joseph Ellis (videographer) For Defendants Sony Corp., Sony Corp. of America, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Electronics Inc. and Sony DADC US Inc.: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. John Flock (attorney) Philip J. McCabe (attorney) Michelle Carnaiux.(attorney) Paul T. Qualey (attorney) Victor J. Castellucci (attorney) Zaed M. Billah (attorney) Shahar Harel (attorney) Lupco Popovski (attorney) Jennifer Liu (attorney) Tandy Cy Walker (attorney) Ingrid Leverett (legal) Yoko Yamamoto (check interpreter) 3755428_2.DOC 4

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