Eolas Technologies Incorporated v. Adobe Systems Incorporated et al

Filing 683

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 Rent-A-Center, Inc. (collectively “the Parties”) hereby jointly and respectfully request that all activities (discovery, expert reports, etc.) as to Rent-A-Center, 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 that is 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 affect the date of trial, jury selection or the pretrial conference. 1 Austin 67894v2 Respectfully submitted, 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 /s/ Sanford E. Warren, Jr. Sanford E. Warren, Jr. Lead Attorney State Bar No. 20888690 swarren@akingump.com R. Scott Rhoades State Bar No. 90001757 srhoades@akingump.com Jonathan Hart Rastegar State Bar No. 24064043 jrastegar@akingump.com Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 1700 Pacific Avenue, Ste. 4100 Dallas, TX 75201 214.969.2800 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT RENT-A-CENTER, INC. 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 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF EOLAS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 Austin 67894v2 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 6, 2011. /s/ John B. Campbell John B. Campbell CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE I hereby certify that counsel for Eolas Technologies Incorporated conferred with Scott Rhoades on behalf of Rent-A-Center, Inc. on June 6, 2011, regarding the foregoing motion, who represented that Rent-A-Center, Inc. joins in this motion. Dated: June 6, 2011 /s/ John B. Campbell John B. Campbell 3 Austin 67894v2

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