Albritton v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al

Filing 287

ORDER re 210 Notice of Plaintiff's Objections to Defendant's Trial Exhibit List filed by Eric Albritton. Signed by Magistrate Judge Don D. Bush on 9/4/2009. (gsg)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION ERIC M. ALBRITTON, Plaintiff v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. and RICHARD FRENKEL Defendants No. 6:08cv00089 ORDER REGARDING PLAINTIFF'S OBJECTIONS TO DEFENDANT'S TRIAL EXHIBIT LIST On September 1, 2009, the Court conducted a pretrial conference regarding Plaintiff's remaining objections to Defendant's Trial Exhibit List. As to those Exhibits Defendant Expects to Use at Trial, and as stated fully on the record at the hearing, the Court rules as follows: Defendant Exhibit NO. 1 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/17/2007 Patent Troll Tracker Article (MSJ Exhibit No. F) 10/12/2007 Email from Eric M. Albritton to Amie J. Mathis Bates No. EMA 0862 5 6 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 5) 10/15/2007 Email from Rhonda Lafitte to Amie J. Mathis Bates Nos. EMA 1492 1493 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 6) 1 Defendant Exhibit NO. 7 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/15/2007 Email from Amie J. Mathis to PMCANDREWS@Mcandrewsip.com Bates No. EMA 1408 8 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 7) 10/15/2007 Email from Amie Mathis to newcasetxk@txed.uscourts.gov Bates No. EMA 1407 9 10 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 8) 10/18/2007 Patent Troll Tracker Article 10/16/2007 Email from paygovadmin@mail.doc.twai.gov to Amie J. Mathis Bates No. EMA 1564 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 10) 02/23/2008 Patent Troll Tracker Article "Blogger, Revealed" Bates Nos. FRENKEL.000062 000064 10/16/2007 Email from Amie J. Mathis to PMCANDREWS@mcandrewsip.com Bates Nos. EMA 1409 1411 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 13) 11 13 2 Defendant Exhibit NO. 14 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/14/2008 Email from Eric M. Albritton to Amie J. Mathis Bates Nos. EMA 0857 0858 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 14) 10/17/2007 First Amended Complaint for Patent Infringment in ESN, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al, C.A. No. 5:07-cv-156DF-CMC Bates Nos. CISCO.000244 000250 10/17/1007 Email from PMCANDREWS@mcandrewsip.com to Eric M. Albritton Bates Nos. EMA 1008 1009 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 16) 01/30/2008 Email from Amie J. Mathis to Eric M. Albritton Bates Nos. EMA 1222 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 17) 01/31/2008 Email from Amie J. Mathis to Shelley_Moore@txed.uscourts.go v Bates Nos. EMA 1433 1434 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 18) Number not used 15 16 17 18 20 3 Defendant Exhibit NO. 21 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/15/2007 Notice of Electronic Filing Bates Nos. CISCO.000088 89 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 21) 10/15/2007 Civil Cover Sheet in ESN, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al Bates No. CISCO.000090 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 21) 10/15/1007 Complaint for Patent Infringement in ESN, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al Bates Nos. CISCO.000091 000164 21A 21B 21C (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 21 10/15/2007 Civil Docket for Case #5:07-cv-00156-DF-CMC Bates Nos. CISCO.000240 000241 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 21) 10/16/2007 Patently O Bates Nos. CISCO.000002 000087 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 22) (with stipulated modifications) 22 4 Defendant Exhibit NO. 23 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/16/2007 IP LAW 360 Bates Nos. FRENKEL2.000452 000456 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 23) 10/16/2007 Complaint for Patent Infringement, Civil Cover Sheet, and Docket Sheet in ESN LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al Bates Nos. CISCO.000165 000239 and CISCO.000242 000243 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 24) 10/16/2007 Email from Paul McAndrews to Amie J. Mathis, Eric M. Albritton, Pmcandrews@mcandrewsip.com ; twimbiscus@mcandrewsip.com; gmcandrews@mcandresip.com; pwmcandrews@mcandrewsip.co m Bates Nos. EMA 0941 0989 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 25) 10/16/2007 Email from Eric M. Albritton to T. John Ward, Jr. Bates No. EMA 0990 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 26) Number not used 24 25 26 27 5 Defendant Exhibit NO. 28 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/17/2007 Email from Johnny Ward to Eric M. Albritton Bates No. EMA 0991 - 0992 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 28) Redlined First amended Complaint for Patent Infringement in ESN, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al, C. A. No. 5:07-cv-156DF-CMC Bates Nos. EMA 0993 - 0999 10/17/2007 Email from Amie J. Mathis to Eric M. Albritton Bates No. EMA 1005 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 29) 10/17/2007 Email from Pete McAndrews to Amie J. Mathis Bates Nos. EMA 1006 1007 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 30) 10/17/2007 and 10/18/2007 Patent Troll Tracker Articles Bates Nos. CISCO.000001.1 CISCO.000001.2 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 31) 28A 29 30 31 6 Defendant Exhibit NO. 32 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/24/2007 Memorandum in Support of Defendants Motion to Stay; 10/18/2007 Plaintiffs Motion to Enjoin Defendants Cisco and Linksys from Prosecuting Later-filed Parallel Litigation in Connecticut; 10/16/2007 Complaint for Declaration Judgment in Cisco Systems, Inc. and Cisco-Linksys, LLC v. ESN, LLC Bates Nos. CISCO.000272 CISCO.000298 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 32) Numbers not used Email from PWMCANDREWS@mcandrewsip.com to Eric M. Albritton Bates Nos. EMA 1012 1019 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 36) 02/25/2008 Email from Pete McAndrews to Eric M. Albritton Bates No. EMA 1363 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 37) Number not used 33 - 35 36 37 38 7 Defendant Exhibit NO. 39 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/09/2008 Email from Pete McAndrews to Eric M. Albritton and T. John Ward, Jr. Bates No. EMA 1365 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 39) Numbers not used 03/14/2008 Email from James Holmes to Michael C. Smith Bates No. EMA 1572 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 49) Numbers not used Information from Albritton Law Firm www.emafirm.com Bates Nos. JW.000129 000135 (Albritton Deposition Exhibit No. 62) Information from lawyers.com regarding Albritton Law Firm Bates Nos. JW.000136 000137 Numbers not used 03/17/2008 Texas Lawyer article entitled Patent Attorneys Sue Cisco systems, Blogger, Alleging Defamation Bates Nos. JW.000049 000051 (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 81) 40 48 49 50 61 62 63 64 80 81 8 Defendant Exhibit NO. 82 83 84 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn Numbers not used File folder entitled Albritton v. Cisco Emails (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 84) 10/15/2007 Email confirming opening shell case to Amie J. Mathis (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 85) 10/18/2007 Email thread between Shelley Moore and David Maland (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 86) 03/14/2008 Memorandum from David Maland to Ann K. McMillan, Managing Editor, Texas Lawyer and Brenda Jeffreys, Senior Reporter, Texas Lawyer (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 87) 03/14/2008 Email from David Maland forwarding Memorandum to Raye Thompson, Shelley Moore and Rhonda Lafitte (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 88) 03/14/2008 Email from David Maland forwarding Memorandum to Nick Patton and James Holmes (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 89) 85 86 87 88 89 9 Defendant Exhibit NO. 90 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/14/2008 Email from David Maland forwarding Memorandum to Craig Anderson at the Daily Journal (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 90) 03/17/2008 Email from David Maland forwarding Memorandum to Michael Smith (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 91) 03/19/2008 Email from David Maland forwarding Memorandum to Richard Schell (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 92) 10/03/2008 Email thread between David Provines and the Help Desk (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 93) 10/03/2008 Email thread between David Provines and the Help Desk (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 94) Number not used 11/15/2006 How to Electronically File a New Case Texas Eastern District Court (Revised November 15, 2006) (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 96) 91 92 93 94 95 96 10 Defendant Exhibit NO. 97 98 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn Number not used 10/16/2007 Pay.gov receipt for filing complaint (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 98) Docket Sheet for ESN LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al as of 10/01/2008 (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 99) 03/13/2008 Email from Peggy Thompson to David Maland (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 100) Number not used 10/01/2008 System Transactions for 1/1/1970 10/1/2008 99 100 101 102 (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 102) 103 110 Numbers not used 111 10/15/2007 Civil Docket for ESN LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 111) 08/20/2008 Email Thread between Eric Albritton and David Maland (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 112) 112 11 Defendant Exhibit NO. 113 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 09/17/2008 Email Thread between Eric M. Albritton and David Maland (Maland Deposition Exhibit No. 113) 10/15/2007 Email thread between Amie J. Mathis and Rhonda Lafitte (Lafitte Deposition Exhibit No. 114) 114 115 10/18/2007 Email thread between Shelley Moore and David Maland (Moore Deposition Exhibit No. 115) Number not used 10/31/2008 printout of Civil Docket for ESN LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al (Wilson Deposition Exhibit No. 117) 10/03/2008 Email thread between David Provines and the Help Desk 116 117 118 (Provines Deposition Exhibit No. 118) 119 122 Numbers not used 123 04/07/2008 Letter to Mark Chandler from George P. McAndrews (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 123) 12 Defendant Exhibit NO. 124 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/15/2007 Email from Peter McAndrews to Eric M. Albritton Bates Nos. EMA 0863 0864 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 124) 10/15/2007 Email from Peter McAndrews to Eric M. Albritton Bates No. EMA 0865 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 125) 10/16/2007 Email thread between Peter McAndrews and Amie J. Mathis Bates Nos. EMA 0938 - 0940 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 126) 10/17/2007 Email thread between Peter McAndrews and Eric M. Albritton Bates Nos. EMA 1010 - 1011 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 127) 10/18/2007 Email thread between Paul McAndrews, Eric M. Albritton, TWIMBISCUS@mcandrewsip.com, T. John Ward, Jr. and Jason A. Saunders Bates Nos. EMA 1023 1024 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 128) 125 126 127 128 13 Defendant Exhibit NO. DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 129 - 130 Numbers not used 131 10/17/2007 Email thread between Peter McAndrews and Eric M. Albritton Bates Nos. EMA 1516 1517 (McAndrews Deposition Exhibit No. 131) 132 138 Numbers not used 140 141 Number not used 10/19/2007 Gmail from Michael Smith to Patent Troll Bates No. FRENKEL2.000003 (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 141) 10/19/2007 Gmail from Michael Smith to Patent Troll Bates No. FRENKEL.000039 Number not used 10/29/2007 Gmail from Michael Smith to Patent Troll Bates Nos. FRENKEL2.000008 000009 145 10/19/2007 Gmail from Patent Troll to Michael Smith Bates Nos. FRENKEL2.000001 000002 (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 145) Number not used 142 143 144 147 14 Defendant Exhibit NO. 148 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/06/2008 Email from Michael C. Smith to Eric M. Albritton Bates No. EMA 1571 (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 148) 03/12/2008 "Troll Tracker defamation case" posted on E.D.Texweblog.com Bates Nos. CISCO.000380 000381 (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 149) 03/14/2008 Email from Michael C. Smith to T. John Ward, Jr. and Eric M. Albritton Bates No. EMA 1371 149 150 (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 150) 151 158 Numbers not used 159 "They did WHAT with my filing? (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159) 03/14/2008 Email from James Holmes to Michael C. Smith (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159A) 159B 03/14/2008 Email from Michael Smith to James Holmes (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159B) 159A 15 Defendant Exhibit NO. 159C DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn Article entitled "TrollTracker defamation case" (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159C) Numbers not used 03/13/2008 Email from Michael C. Smith to David Maland (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159I) 03/17/2008 Email thread between Michael C. Smith and David Maland (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159J 03/13/2008 Email thread between Michael C. smith, Thomas John Ward, Jr., Eric Albritton and Michael Barclay (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159K) 03/13/2008 Email thread between Michael C. Smith and John Ward, Jr. (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159L) 03/14/2008 Email from Michael C. Smith to John Ward, Jr. and Eric Albritton (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159M) Number not used 159D 159H 159I 159J 159K 159L 159M with ordered redactions 159N 16 Defendant Exhibit NO. 159O DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/17/2008 Email thread between Michael C. Smith and Michael Barclay (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 159O) Number not used 10/18/2007 Patent Troll Tracker Article (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 161) 11/07/2007 Patent Troll Tracker Bates Nos. FRENKEL.000055 000061 (MSJ Exhibit No. L) 160 161 162 163 6/29/2008 Texarkana Gazette article entitled "Texarkana, Longview lawyers file lawsuit against California blogger saying he libeled them (MSJ Exhibit No. 23) 03/17/2008 Law.com article entitled "Patent Attorneys Sue Cisco and Blogging In-House Lawyer for Defamation" Bates Nos. JW.000079 000083 (MSJ Exhibit No. 31) 170 17 Defendant Exhibit NO. 182 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 02/12/2008 Patent Troll Tracker articles entitled "$432 Million Verdict in Marshall Texas Patent Case" and "Saffran v. Boston Scientific" Bates Nos. Frenkel2.000092 and 000093 Civil Docket for Case #5:08-cv00020-DF, ESN LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al Bates Nos. JW3.000044 000054 10/18/2007 Email from Michael Barclay to trolltracker@gmail.com Bates Nos. FRENKEL.000012 000016 10/18/2007 Email from jdslf jfslk to trolltracker@gmail.com Bates No. FRENKEL.00002 185 188 189 190 10/18/2007 Email from Anonymous to trolltracker@gmail.com Bates No. FRENKEL2.000027 191 10/17/2007 Email from Anonymous to trolltracker@gmail.com Bates No. FRENKEL.00001 03/12/2008 Patently O article entitled "Troll Tracker, Defamation, and Splitting the Bar" Bates JW.000010 000024 193 18 Defendant Exhibit NO. 194 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/11/2008 The Prior Art article entitled "Troll Tracker sued: Judge Wards son is one of the plaintiffs" Bates Nos. JW.000025 - 000027 03/24/2008 Patently O article entitled "Patent Troll Tracker & Ciscos New Blog Policy" Bates Nos. JW.000035 000044 03/12/2008 Peter Zuras 271 patent blog article entitled "Patent Troll Tracker Litigation Update" Bates Nos. JW.000045 000048 03/12/2008 The Prior Art article entitled "Ward Jr. may have pursued Troll Tracker for months" Bates Nos. JW.000052 000058 03/29/2008 The Prior Art article entitled "Troll Tracker lays low; Cisco puts the kibosh on anonymous blogging but stands by their man; I hang with Ninjas Bates Nos. JW.000059 03/11/2008 Pete Zuras 271 Patent Blog article entitled "Troll Tracker Sued" Bates Nos. JW.000069 000072 03/11/2008 The Legal Satyricon article entitled "Patent Troll Tracker Sued" Bates Nos. JW.000073 000076 195 196 197 198 202 203 19 Defendant Exhibit NO. 204 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/11/2008 Robert Ambrogis LawSites article entitled "Troll Tracker Sued for Libel" Bates Nos. JW.000077 000078 03/17/2008 Law.com Article entitled "Patent Attorneys Sue Cisco and Blogging In-House Lawyer for Defamation Bates Nos. JW.000079 JW.000083 BUSLab article entitled "Cisco and ,,troll tracker sued by Texas attorneys Bates No. JW.000084 TD Ameritrade article entitle "Cisco and the ,,troll tracker sued by Texas attorneys Bates Nos. JW.000085 - 000086 03/20/2008 MarketWatch article entitled "Cisco and ,,troll tracker sued by Texas attorneys" Bates Nos. JW.000087 000089 03/20/2008 The Prior Art article entitled "Rick Frenkel, Cisco to fight Troll Tracker defamation suits in East Texas" Bates Nos. JW.000090 000091 03/13/2008 Patent Baristas article entitled "Troll Tracker Sued for Defamation by Lawyers" Bates Nos. JW.000092 000097 205 206 207 208 209 210 20 Defendant Exhibit NO. 211 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/11/2008 Overlawyered article entitled "Watch What You Say About Lawyers Dep.: Troll Tracker blog sued out of existence" Bates No. JW.000109 03/21/2008 Light Reading article entitled "Cisco Snared in Patent Blog Suits" Bates Nos. JW.000110 000112 03/17/2008 Law.Com article entitled "Patent Attorneys Sue Cisco and Blogging In-House Lawyer for Defamation" Bates Nos. JW.000113 000115 03/17/2008 Texas Lawyer article entitled "Blogger who dissed EDTX to litigate there and WDAR" Bates No. JW.000116 08/11/2008 Texas Lawyer article entitled "Patent Troll Tracker Blogger Leaves Cisco for Wilson Sonsini" Bates No. JW2.000175 07/14/2008 IPLAW 360 article entitled "Troll Tracker Libel Case Now on Third Judge" Bates No. JW2.000173 03/22/2008 Nota Bene article entitled "Texas attorney sues patent troll tracker and CISCO for defamation" Bates Nos. JW.000117 JW.000122 212 213 214 215 216 217 21 Defendant Exhibit NO. 218 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 03/19/2008 Best of the Law Blog article entitled "Cisco, Blogger Sued Over Post" Bates No. JW.000316 03/13/2008 The Wall Street Journal article entitled "Revealed Patent Blogger, and Employer, with Sued for Defamation" ordered Bates Nos. JW.000126 000128 redactions 03/13/2008 Southeast Texas Record article entitled "Patent troll tracker sued for defamation" Bates Nos. JW.000123 JW.000125 219 221 223 November 2008 The Third Branch, Vol. 40, Number 11, article entitled "Pacer Coming Into Its Own at 20" Bates Nos. CISCO4.000002 000003 05/11/2007 Mcsmith.blogs.com article entitled "Now Which Holding Company Did I Leave That Darn Patent In?" Bates No. FgRENKEL2.000010 10/28/2007 Gmail from Aaron Ross Feigelson to Patent Troll Bates Nos. FRENKEL2.000058 224 226 227 Troll Tracker Sitemeter reports Bates Nos. FRENKEL2.000059 000072 22 Defendant Exhibit NO. 228 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn Articles from the Patent Troll Tracker Blog Bates Nos. FRENKEL2.000150 152, FRENKEL2.000212 000214, FRENKEL2.000305 000311, FRENKEL2.000344 000347, FRENKEL2.000348 with 351, FRENKEL2.000368 ordered 000369. FRENKEL2.000421 redactions 000422 229 Legal Blog Watch article entitled "Tracking Lawyers Reactions to Unmasking of Troll Tracker" Bates Nos. JW.000062 00064 03/14/2008 Email from Eric M. Albritton to Amie J. Mathis Bates No. EMA 0856 03/14/2008 Email from Amie J. Mathis to Eric M. Albritton Bates No. EMA 1396 1397 10/17/2007 Email from Rick Frenkel to Marta Beckwith, Mallun Yen, Michael Ritter, Mark Michels, Bart Showalter, Kurt Pankratz and John Corcoran Bates No. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000001 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL 230 253 263 23 Defendant Exhibit NO. 265 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/18/2007 Email from Rick Frenkel to Bart Showalter, Kurt Pankratz, Marta Beckwith, Mark Michels, Mallun Yen, Michael Ritter Bates No. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000004 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL 10/18/2007 Email from Kurt Pankratz to Rick Frenkel, Bart Showalter, Marta Beckwith, Mark Michels, Mallun Yen, Michael Ritter Bates No. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000005 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL 10/18/2007 Email from Kurt Pankratz to Rick Frenkel Bart Showalter, Marta Beckwith, Mark Michels, Mallun Yen, Michael Ritter Bates No. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000006 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL 10/22/2007 Email from Kurt Pankratz to Jillian Powell Bates Nos. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000007 000008 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL 266 267 268 269 270 Numbers not used 24 Defendant Exhibit NO. 271 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn 10/15/2007 Email from Rick Frenkel to Kurt Pankratz, Bart Showalter, Marta Beckwith, Michael Ritter, Mallun Yen Bates Nos. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000019 000027 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL 10/18/2007 Email from Kurt Pankratz to Rick Frenkel, Bart Showalter, Marta Beckwith, Mark Michels, Mallun Yen, Michael Ritter Bates No. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000169 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL Number not used 10/16/2007 Email from Bart Showalter to Rick Frenkel, Kurt Pankratz, Marta Beckwith, Michael Ritter, Mallun Yen Bates Nos. CISCO PRIVILEGED.000276 000277 PRIVILEGED OFFERED UNDER SEAL Query results for cases in the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in which Eric Albritton is listed as attorney of record Bates Nos. JW.000320 000342 and Frenkel2.000011 000020 272 273 274 275 25 Defendant Exhibit NO. 276 DESCRIPTION Admitted Objection Sustained/ Not Admitted Withdrawn December 28, 2006 to November 30, 2008 Docket Sheets and Complaints of cases in Eric Albritton is listed as an attorney of Record in the Eastern District of Texas Bates Nos. JW.000343 JW.000586; JW.000596 JW .000636; JW2.000179 JW2.001254 12/13/2008 Declaration of Sam Baxter (rebuttal evidence) 278 279 11/19/2008 Draft Declaration of Sam Baxter (rebuttal evidence) 280 11/26/2008 Affidavit of Sam Baxter (rebuttal evidence) 282 Map of Texas Showing U. S. District Courts Jurisdictions Further, at the hearing Defendant WITHDREW the below exhibits which it had previously indicated it may use at trial: 2 4/2004 Electronic Case Files CM/ECF User Manual for the Eastern District of Texas (Revised April, 204) Bates Nos. JW2.000001 000058 (A. Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 2) 26 3 01/11/2008 The Attorneys "How To" Guide for Civil Case Opening Texas Eastern District Court Bates Nos. JW2.000059 000078 12 (A. Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 3) 03/14/2008 Memorandum from David Maland to Ann K. McMillan, Managing Editor, Texas Lawyer and Brenda Jeffreys, Senior Reporter, Texas Lawyer Bates Nos. EMA 0838 0855 19 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 12) 10/15/2007 Civil Cover Sheet from ESN, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. and Cisco LinkSys, LLC Bates No. EMA 0014 139 (Mathis Deposition Exhibit No. 19) OConnors Texas Causes of Action 2008, Chapter 18-A, Liel & Slander Actions Defamation (Smith Deposition Exhibit No. 139) 2006 U.S. Trans Lexis 29, Ebay Inc., et al v. Mercexchange, L.L.C. Supreme Court Transcript dated 3/29/2006 Bates Nos. JW.000642 - 000697 164 165 (MSJ Exhibit No. 25) Winter 2007 State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section newsletter Bates Nos. JW.000741 000757 (MSJ Exhibit No. 26) 27 166 08/18/2008 Texas Lawyer Article entitled "Eastern District Rocket Docket Decelerates in Marshall Division" Bates Nos. JW2.000176 - 000178 167 (MSJ Exhibit No. 27) 02/20/2008 IP LAW 360 Article entitled "Rocket Dockets Gaining on Popular E. Texas Court" Bates Nos. CISCO2.000132 000134 168 (MSJ Exhibit No. 28) 11/12/2007 The National Law Journal article entitled "East Texas Now Busiest Patent Litigation Venue" Bates No. CISCO2.000136 169 (MSJ Exhibit No. 29) 03/15/2008 The American Lawyer on the Web article entitled "Taming Texas" Bates Nos. JW.000001 000009 171 (MSJ Exhibit No. 30) 9 Yale J.L. & Tech. 1293 (2007) Of Fire Ants and Claim Construction: An Empirical Study of the Meteoric Rise of The Eastern District of Texas as a Preeminent Forum for Patent Litigation Bates Nos. JW.000698 000738 (MSJ Exhibit No. 32) 28 172 08/31/2007 Vinson & Elkins LLP Firm News "Eastern District of Texas Applied KSR v. Teleflex in Invalidating Patent" Bates Nos. JWS.000637 000641 173 (MSJ Exhibit No. 33) 07/01/2006 Inside Counsel Article entitled "Small Town Attracts High Stakes in IP Case" Bates Nos. JW.000758 000760 174 (MSJ Exhibit No. 34) 06/06/2006 Daily Record and the Kansas City Daily News-Press article entitled "IP Plaintiffs Flocking to Small Town of Marshall in Eastern Texas" Bates Nos. JW.000761 000765 175 (MSJ Exhibit No. 35) 05/23/2008 Law.com article entitled "Will the 5th Circuit Ground an Eastern District of Texas Rocket Docket?" Bates Nos. JW.000789 000792 176 (MSJ Exhibit No. 36) 05/23/2008 The Wall Street Journal article entitled "Volkswagen Lawyers Raise Challenge to Texass ,,Rocket Docket" Bates Nos. JW.000793 000796 (MSJ Exhibit No. 37) 29 177 04/16/2006 Austin American Statesman article entitled "A litigation boom" Bates Nos. JW.000810 000813 178 (MSJ Exhibit No. 38) 23 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 345 (2008) article entitled "Saving Alternative Dispute Resolution in Patent Law: Countering the Effects of the Patent Troll Revolution" Bates Nos. JW.000766 000788 179 (MSJ Exhibit No. 40) November/December 2007 Intellectual Property article entitled "Status of Intellectual Property Reform Legislation in the Congress and How it May Affect How Banks Acquire and Enforce Patents" Bates Nos. JW.000797 000807 180 (MSJ Exhibit No. 41) 10/07/2008 American Psychological Association "Stress in America" Bates Nos. JW3.000001 000019 Ten Tips for E-Filing Court Documents by Lauren Godfren Bates Nos. JW3.00020 Winter 2008 The Advocate article entitled "The Eastern District Phenomenon" Bates Nos. JW3.000026 000028 181 183 30 184 The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, 6 J. Marshall Rev.Intell.Prop.L. 185 (2007), article entitled "Who is Really Undermining the Patent System ,,Patent Trolls or Congress" by Raymond P. Niro Bates Nos. JW3.000029 000043 10/06/2008 BNA Legal & Business Edge brochure for "Using Todays Patent Law to Protect Tomorrows Technology: New Litigation Strategies" Bates Nos. JW3.000055 000060 Eastern District of Texas Bar Association 12th Annual Bar Conference brochure for "The Right Side of Texas" Bates Nos. JW3.000061 - 000067 10/18/2007 Patent Troll Tracker Article (MSJ Exhibit No. K) 05/31/2008 Patent Brush Definitions and Law Enforcement Ideas by Thomas Rosch, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, Before the Newport Summit on Antitrust and Economics, Newport, RI Bates Nos. Frenkel3.000001 000014 03/11/2008 Legal Pad article entitled "Cisco: Nothin to Say. Except, Dont Blame Us." Bates No. JW.000065 03/11/2008 Forbes.com article entitled "Shut Up, Already!" Bates No. JW.000066 000068 10/06/2008 Texas Lawyer Professional Announcement Bates Nos. 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JW.000242 000244 Curriculum of Charles Herring The parties are expected to act in good faith with regard to the Court's specific rulings as . to redacted or limited use of exhibits as set forth fully on the record at the September 1, 2009 pretrial conference. SO ORDERED. SIGNED this 4th day of September, 2009. . ____________________________________ DON D. BUSH UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 35 5590472v.1

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