WI-LAN Inc. v. Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. et al

Filing 109

MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney Withdrawal of David D. Hornberger by WI-LAN Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Weaver, David)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION WI-LAN INC., Plaintiff, v. ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON; ERICSSON INC.; SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB; SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS (USA) INC.; HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.; EXEDEA INC.; LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A., INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC. Defendants. § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § Civil Action No. 6:10-cv-521-LED JURY TRIAL DEMANDED UNOPPOSED MOTION TO WITHDRAW COUNSEL Plaintiff Wi-LAN Inc. (hereinafter “Plaintiff”) files this Motion to Withdraw Counsel. In support of this Motion, Plaintiff shows the Court the following: 1. Mr. David D. Hornberger, having appeared in the above-captioned case on behalf of Plaintiff, has left the firm of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. and will no longer act as counsel for Plaintiff in this action. 2. Plaintiff will continue to be represented by David B. Weaver and others of Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P., and by Wesley Hill and others of the Ward & Smith Law Firm. 3. The withdrawal of David D. Hornberger as counsel for Plaintiff will not delay the proceedings in this matter. 4. Therefore, Plaintiff requests that this Motion to Withdraw Counsel be granted and that David D. Hornberger be removed from the official service list in this case. Dated: August 22, 2011 Respectfully submitted, By: /s/ David B. Weaver Johnny Ward Texas Bar No. 00794818 Wesley Hill Texas Bar No. 24032294 WARD & SMITH LAW FIRM 111 W. Tyler Street Longview, TX 75601 Tel: (903) 757-6400 Fax: (903-757-2323 jw@wsfirm.com wh@wsfirm.com David B. Weaver, Lead Attorney Texas Bar No. 00798576 Juliet M. Dirba Texas Bar No. 20451063 John A. Fedock Texas Bar No. 24059737 Jeffrey T. Han Texas Bar No. 24069870 VINSON & ELKINS LLP 2801 Via Fortuna, Suite 100 Austin, TX 78746 Tel: (512) 542-8400 Fax: (512) 236-3476 dweaver@velaw.com jdirba@velaw.com jfedock@velaw.com jhan@velaw.com Chuck P. Ebertin California Bar No. 161374 VINSON & ELKINS LLP 525 University Avenue, Suite 410 Palo Alto, CA 94301-1918 Tel: (650) 687-8204 Fax: (650) 618-8508 cebertin@velaw.com Attorneys for Plaintiff, Wi-LAN Inc. CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE Pursuant to Local Rule CV-7(h), movant has contacted opposing counsel and no party opposes relief requested herein. /s/ David B. Weaver David B. Weaver 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 are deemed to have consented to electronic service. Local Rule CV-5(a)(3)(A). All other counsel of record not deemed to have consented to electronic service were served with a true and correct copy of the foregoing by email and/or fax, on this the 22nd day of August 2011. /s/ David B. Weaver Counsel for Defendants: Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. Local Counsel Michael E. Jones, Lead Attorney Allen F. Gardner POTTER MINTON PC 110 N. College, Suite 500 P.O. Box 359 Tyler, TX 75710-0359 Tel: (903) 597-8311 Fax: (903) 593-0846 mikejones@potterminton.com allengardner@potterminton.com Robert A. Appleby Gregory S. Arovas Akshay S. Deoras KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 601 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022 Tel: (212) 446-4800 Fax: (212) 446-4900 Alcatel-Lucent-Wi-LANDefense@kirkland.com Ericsson Inc. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Bruce S. Sostek, Lead Attorney Matthew P. Harper Richard L. Wynne, Jr. THOMPSON & KNIGHT LLP 1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500 Dallas, TX 75201-2533 Tel: (214) 969-1700 Fax: (214) 969-1751 Ericsson-Wi-LAN-Defense@tklaw.com HTC Corporation HTC America, Inc. and Exedea Inc. Local Counsel Eric Hugh Findlay, Lead Attorney Brian Craft FINDLAY CRAFT 6760 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Suite 101 Tyler, TX 75703 Tel: (903) 534-1100 Fax: (903) 534-1137 efindlay@findlaycraft.com bcraft@findlaycraft.com Daniel N. Yannuzzi Stephen S. Korniczky Inge Larish Martin R. Bader Lee Hsu SHEPPARD MULLIN 12275 El Camino Real, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92130-2006 Tel: (858) 720-8900 Fax: (858) 509-3691 LegalTm-WiLANAlcatel@sheppardmullin.com

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