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

Filing 233

Unopposed MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney Michael A. Valek by WI-LAN Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Pai, Ajeet)

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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.; et al., Defendants. § § § § § § § § § Civil Action No. 6:10-cv-521-LED JURY TRIAL DEMANDED PLAINTIFF WI-LAN INC.'S UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR WITHDRAWAL OF MICHAEL A. VALEK AS COUNSEL AND TERMINATION OF ELECTRONIC NOTICES FOR HIM Plaintiff Wi-LAN Inc. files this Unopposed Motion for Withdrawal of Michael A. Valek as Counsel and Termination of Electronic Notices for Him. In support of this Motion, Plaintiff shows the Court the following: 1. Michael A. Valek, having appeared in the above-captioned case on behalf of Plaintiff, has left the firm of Vinson & Elkins LLP 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 LLP. 3. The withdrawal of Michael A. Valek as counsel for Plaintiff will not delay the proceedings in this matter. 4. Therefore, Plaintiff requests that this Unopposed Motion for Withdrawal of Michael A. Valek as Counsel be granted and that he be removed from the official service list in this case. Dated: October 12, 2012 Respectfully submitted, By: /s/ Ajeet P. Pai David B. Weaver (TX Bar No. 00798576) Lead Attorney Avelyn M. Ross (TX Bar No. 24027817) Ajeet P. Pai (TX Bar No. 24060376) Syed K. Fareed (TX Bar No. 24065216) Jeffrey T. Han (TX Bar No. 24069870) Janice Ta (TX Bar No. 24075138) Seth A. Lindner (TX Bar No. 24078862) VINSON & ELKINS LLP 2801 Via Fortuna, Suite 100 Austin, TX 78746 Tel: (512) 542-8400 Fax: (512) 236-3476 dweaver@velaw.com aross@velaw.com apai@velaw.com sfareed@velaw.com jhan@velaw.com jta@velaw.com slindner@velaw.com Wi-LAN@velaw.com Local Counsel Johnny Ward (TX Bar No. 00794818) Wesley Hill (TX Bar No. 24032294) WARD & SMITH LAW FIRM P.O. Box 1231 1127 Judson Road, Suite 220 Longview, TX 75606-1231 Tel: (903) 757-6400 Fax: (903) 757-2323 jw@jwfirm.com wh@jwfirm.com Chuck P. Ebertin (CA 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. -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 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, on October 12, 2012. /s/ Ajeet P. Pai Ajeet P. Pai CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE The undersigned certifies that Plaintiff Wi-LAN Inc. has complied with the requirements of Local Rule CV-7(h), and the Defendants do not oppose the relief sought herein. /s/ Ajeet P. Pai Ajeet P. Pai US 1601446v.1 -3-

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