Eolas Technologies Incorporated v. Adobe Systems Incorporated et al

Filing 760

NOTICE by Eolas Technologies Incorporated re 712 MOTION to Compel DISCOVERY FROM ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. REGARDING INVESTMENT/LICENSING AGREEMENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL VENTURES' ENTITIES, 743 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief, Order on Sealed Patent Motion,,,, Order on Motion to Compel, Order on Sealed Motion,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, JOINT NOTICE BY EOLAS AND ADOBE WITH RESPECT TO EOLAS' MOTION TO COMPEL CERTAIN DISCOVERY FROM ADOBE (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., Blockbuster Inc., CDW Corp., Citigroup Inc., eBay Inc., Frito-Lay, Inc., The Go Daddy Group, Inc., Google Inc., J.C. Penney Company, Inc., New Frontier 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-446 JURY TRIAL JOINT NOTICE BY EOLAS AND ADOBE WITH RESPECT TO EOLAS’ MOTION TO COMPEL CERTAIN DISCOVERY FROM ADOBE Pursuant to the Court’s Order (dkt. 743), Plaintiff Eolas Technologies Incorporated (“Eolas”) and Defendant Adobe Systems, Inc. (“Adobe”) hereby provide notice to the Court of an agreement reached between Eolas, Adobe and counsel for Intellectual Ventures (“IV”) with respect to Eolas’ Motion to Compel Certain Discovery from Adobe (dkt. 712). The Agreement set forth herein resolves Eolas’ motion, without prejudice to any party’s ability to seek further discovery related to IV or any IV related entity or fund or the documents produced under this Agreement, and without prejudice to any party’s ability to object to any such discovery or to any use of the discovery materials produced under this Agreement. Austin 68354v1 Pursuant to this Agreement, Adobe will produce on or before July 15, 2011 four specific documents: 1) INVENTION INVESTMENT FUND II, LLC ELECTION MEMBER (WITH IIF 1 LICENSE) SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (“Subscription Agreement”); 2) Patent License Agreement with Invention Investment Fund II; 3) Patent License with IPLS as authorized licensing agent of Invention Investment Fund I LLC; and 4) Letter dated June 13, 2008 modifying Operating Agreement of Invention Investment Fund II, LLC. This Agreement does not require production of the following documents that Eolas sought to compel Adobe to produce: A) the Operating Agreement for Invention Investment Fund II; B) any other documents described in Eolas’ motion related to Intellectual Ventures or any fund or entity related to Intellectual Ventures; C) any “Elections” as previously described in Eolas’ motion; and D) any list, document or information disclosing specific patents by number or title as described in Eolas’ motion. Eolas and Adobe agree that the documents to be produced as enumerated in points 14 above, should be designated as “Highly Confidential -- Attorney Eyes Only” under the Protective Order entered in this case. Eolas agrees to withdraw its Motion to Compel (dkt. 712) and agrees to withdraw its Rule 30(b)(6) deposition notice related to IV. 2 David J. Healey Texas Bar No. 09327980 E-mail: Healey@fr.com FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. One Houston Center 1221 McKinney Street, Suite 2800 Houston, TX 77010 713-654-5300 (Telephone) 713-652-0109 (Facsimile) 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 J.R. Johnson Texas State Bar No. 24070000 jjohnson@mckoolsmith.com OF COUNSEL: Frank E. Scherkenbach E-mail: Scherkenbach@fr.com FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. 225 Franklin Street Boston, MA 02110-2804 617-542-5070 (Telephone) 617-542-8906 (Facsimile) MCKOOL SMITH, P.C. 300 Crescent Court, Suite 1500 Dallas, Texas 75201 Telephone: (214) 978-4000 Telecopier: (214) 978-4044 Jason W. Wolff E-mail: Wolff@fr.com Joseph P. Reid E-mail: Reid@fr.com FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. 12390 El Camino Real San Diego, CA 92130 858-678-5070 (Telephone) 858-678-5099 (Facsimile) Kevin L. Burgess Texas State Bar No. 24006927 kburgess@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 DEFENDANT, ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF EOLAS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 3 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 July 8, 2011. /s/ Josh Budwin Josh Budwin

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