Eolas Technologies Incorporated v. Adobe Systems Incorporated et al

Filing 681

Joint MOTION to Stay by Eolas Technologies Incorporated. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(McKool, Mike)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION Eolas Technologies Incorporated, Plaintiff, vs. Adobe Systems Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc., Argosy Publishing, Inc., Blockbuster Inc., CDW Corp., Citigroup Inc., eBay Inc., Frito-Lay, Inc., The Go Daddy Group, Inc., Google Inc., J.C. Penney Company, Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., New Frontier Media, Inc., Office Depot, Inc., Perot Systems Corp., Playboy Enterprises International, Inc., Rent-A-Center, Inc., Staples, Inc., Sun Microsystems Inc., Texas Instruments Inc., Yahoo! Inc., and YouTube, LLC Defendants. § § § Civil Action No. 6:09-CV-00446-LED § § § § JURY TRIAL § § § § § § § § § § § § § JOINT MOTION TO STAY Plaintiff Eolas Technologies Incorporated and Defendant Office Depot, Inc. hereby jointly and respectfully request that all activities (discovery, motion briefing, expert reports, etc.) as to Office Depot, Inc. be stayed for two weeks. The parties have reached an oral agreement to settle this case subject to the drafting and execution of a written settlement and license agreement acceptable to both parties. The Parties respectfully request this stay and extension of all pre-trial deadlines so that the Parties may focus on the drafting and execution of a written settlement and license agreement. The Parties seek to execute a formal settlement agreement and stipulation of dismissal of all claims and counterclaims in this action within the next two weeks. The Parties agree that this Motion does not effect the date of trial, jury selection or the pretrial conference. 1 DATED: June 3, 2011. Respectfully submitted, Suzanne M. Wallman Brett E. Bachtell Natalie Bennett MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY 227 West Monroe Street Chicago, IL 60606 312.372.2000 swallman@mwe.com bbachtell@mwe.com nbennett@mwe.com MCKOOL SMITH, P.C. /s/ Mike McKool Mike McKool Lead Attorney Texas State Bar No. 13732100 mmckool@mckoolsmith.com Douglas Cawley Texas State Bar No. 04035500 dcawley@mckoolsmith.com Holly Engelmann Texas State Bar No. 24040865 hengelmann@mckoolsmith.com MCKOOL SMITH, P.C. 300 Crescent Court, Suite 1500 Dallas, Texas 75201 Telephone: (214) 978-4000 Telecopier: (214) 978-4044 David M. Stein MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY 18191 Von Karman Avenue Suite 500 Irvine, CA 92612 949.851.0633 dstein@mwe.com Kevin L. Burgess Texas State Bar No. 24006927 kburgess@mckoolsmith.com John B. Campbell Texas State Bar No. 24036314 jcampbell@mckoolsmith.com Josh W. Budwin Texas State Bar No. 24050347 jbudwin@mckoolsmith.com Gretchen K. Curran Texas State Bar No. 24055979 gcurran@mckoolsmith.com Matthew B. Rappaport Texas State Bar No. 24070472 mrappaport@mckoolsmith.com MCKOOL SMITH, P.C. 300 West Sixth Street, Suite 1700 Austin, Texas 78701 Telephone: (512) 692-8700 Telecopier: (512) 692-8744 J. Thad Heartfield THE HEARTFIELD LAW FIRM 2195 Dowlen Road Beaumont, TX 77706 409.866.3318 thad@jth-law.com ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT OFFICE DEPOT, INC. ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF EOLAS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that the foregoing document was filed electronically in compliance with Local Rule CV-5(a). As such, this document was served on all counsel who have consented to electronic service. Local Rule CV-5(a)(3)(A) on this June 3, 2011. /s/ John B. Campbell John B. Campbell CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE I hereby certify that counsel for Eolas Technologies Incorporated, John B. Campbell, conferred with J. Thad Heartfield on behalf of Office Depot, Inc. on June 3, 2011, regarding the foregoing motion, who represented that Office Depot, Inc. joins in this motion. Dated: June 3, 2011 /s/ John B. Campbell John B. Campbell 3

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