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

Filing 156

Joint MOTION to Appoint Expert Technical Advisor by Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., Ericsson Inc., Exedea INC., HTC America, Inc., HTC Corporation, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, WI-LAN Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-Richard Egan CV, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Fedock, John)

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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 JOINT MOTION TO APPOINT TECHNICAL ADVISOR In accordance with the Docket Control Order [Docket No. 99], the parties jointly request that the Court appoint Richard Egan as the technical advisor in the above-captioned matter. Mr. Egan is available on the date of the Markman hearing in this matter and is also available on the day prior to the Markman hearing (i.e., April 25 and 26, 2012). Mr. Egan’s CV is attached as Exhibit A to this motion, and his contact information is as follows: Richard Egan O’Keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders, LLP 1101 S. Capital of Texas Highway, Bldg C, Suite 200 Austin, Texas 78746 Telephone: (512) 347-1611, ext. 15 Dated: February 16, 2012 Respectfully submitted, _/s/ Akshay S. Deoras_ ________ Michael E. Jones – LEAD ATTORNEY TX Bar 10929400 Allen F. Gardner TX Bar 24043679 POTTER MINTON PC 110 N. College Avenue Tyler, TX 75702 Tel: (903) 597-8311 Fax: (903) 593-0846 mike.jones@potterminton.com allen.gardner@pottenminton.com /s/ John A. Fedock Johnny Ward, TX Bar 00794818 Wesley Hill, TX Bar 24032294 WARD & SMITH LAW FIRM 111 W. Tyler Street Longview, TX 75601 Tel: (903) 757-6400 Fax: (903-757-2323 jw@jwfirm.com wh@jwfirm.com David B. Weaver – LEAD ATTORNEY TX Bar. 00798576 Juliet M. Dirba TX Bar. 24051063 John A. Fedock TX Bar 24059737 Syed K. Fareed TX Bar 24065216 Jeffrey T. Han TX Bar 24069870 Avelyn M. Ross TX Bar 24027817 VINSON & ELKINS LLP 2801 Via Fortuna, Suite 100 Austin, TX 78746 Tel: (512) 542-8400 dweaver@velaw.com jdirba@velaw.com jfedock@velaw.com sfareed@velaw.com jhan@velaw.com aross@velaw.com WI-LAN@velaw.com Gregory S. Arovas (pro hac vice) Robert A. Appleby (pro hac vice) Akshay S. Deoras (pro hac vice) KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 601 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022 Tel: (212) 446-4800 Fax: (212) 446-4900 robert.appleby@kirland.com greg.arovas@kirkland.com akshay.deoras@kirkland.com Alcatel-Lucent-Wi-LANDefense@kirkland.com Attorneys for Defendant Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. _/s/_Richard L. Wynne, Jr.______ Bruce S. Sostek – LEAD ATTORNEY TX Bar 18855700 Richard L. Wynne, Jr. TX Bar 24003214 Matthew P. Harper TX Bar 24037777 Charles P. Ebertin VINSON & ELKINS LLP 525 University Avenue, Suite 410 Palo Alto, CA 94301-1918 Tel: (650) 617-8400 cebertin@velaw.com THOMPSON KNIGHT LLP 1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500 Dallas, TX 75201 Tel: (214) 969-1700 Fax: (214) 969-1751 bruce.sostek@tklaw.com Attorneys for Plaintiff, Wi-LAN Inc. -2- richard.wynne@tklaw.com matt.harper@tklaw.com Attorneys for Defendants Ericsson Inc., Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB _/s/_Martin R. Bader____________ Eric Findlay TX Bar 00789886 Brian Craft TX Bar 04972020 FINDLAY CRAFT LLP 6760 Old Jacksonville Highway, Suite 101 Tyler, TX 75703 Tel: (903) 534-1100 Fax: (903) 534-1137 efindlay@findlaycraft.com bcraft@findlaycraft.com Stephen S. Korniczky (pro hac vice) Martin R. Bader (pro hac vice) SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON LLP 12275 El Camino Real, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92130 Tel: (858) 720-8924 Fax: (858) 847-4892 skorniczky@sheppardmullin.com mbader@sheppardmullin.com Attorneys for Defendants HTC Corporation, HTC America Inc., and Exedea 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 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 16th day of February 2012. /s/ John A. Fedock -4-

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