Anascape, Ltd v. Microsoft Corp. et al

Filing 84

NOTICE by Anascape, Ltd JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1# 2 Exhibit 2# 3 Exhibit 3# 4 Exhibit 4)(Baxter, Samuel)

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Anascape, Ltd v. Microsoft Corp. et al Doc. 84 Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 84 Filed 04/24/2007 Page 1 of 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS LUFKIN DIVISION Anascape, Ltd., Plaintiff, v. Microsoft Corp., and Nintendo of America, Inc., Defendants. Civil Action No. 9:06-cv-158-RC JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR In connection with the April 17, 2007 Telephone Hearing, Plaintiff Anascape, Ltd. ("Anascape") and Defendants Microsoft Corp. ("Microsoft") and Nintendo of America, Inc. ("Nintendo") jointly submit this report regarding the appointment of a technical advisor. 1. During the April 17, 2007 telephone hearing, the Court requested that the parties submit a report regarding potential technical advisors for this case. 2. 3. The parties have been unable to agree on a technical advisor. In meeting and conferring on this matter, each party proposed to the other parties two candidates to serve as a technical adviser in this case. The candidates proposed, but upon which consensus was not reached, are as follows: Lou Brucculeri (Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P. Houston, Texas) Richard Egan (O'Keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders, LLP Austin, Texas) Michael McLemore (Houston, Texas) Gale Peterson (Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated San Antonio, Texas) David Weaver (Vinson & Elkins, LLP Austin, Texas) PAGE 1 JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR Dallas 237106v2 Dockets.Justia.com Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 84 Filed 04/24/2007 Page 2 of 6 Bios for each of the technical advisers, except for Mr. McLemore, who was originally identified by the Court, are attached as Exhibits 1-4. 4. The parties have not yet contacted these technical advisors to determine their availability or assess conflicts. JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR Dallas 237106v2 PAGE 2 Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 84 Filed 04/24/2007 Page 3 of 6 DATED: April 24, 2007. Respectfully submitted, McKOOL SMITH, P.C. /s/ Sam Baxter___________________ Sam Baxter Lead Attorney Texas State Bar No. 01938000 sbaxter@mckoolsmith.com P.O. Box O 505 E. Travis, Suite 105 Marshall, Texas 75670 Telephone: (903) 927-2111 Facsimile: (903) 927-2622 Theodore Stevenson, III Texas State Bar No. 19196650 tstevenson@mckoolsmith.com Luke F. McLeroy Texas State Bar No. 24041455 lmcleroy@mckoolsmith.com McKool Smith, P.C. 300 Crescent Court, Suite 1500 Dallas, Texas 75201 Telephone: (214) 978-4000 Telecopier: (214) 978-4044 Robert M. Parker Texas State Bar No. 15498000 rmparker@pbatyler.com Robert Christopher Bunt Texas State Bar No. 00787165 rcbunt@pbatyler.com Charles Ainsworth Texas State Bar No. 00783521 charley@pbatyler.com Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth P.C. 100 E. Ferguson Street, Suite 1114 Tyler, Texas 75702 Telephone: (903) 531-3535 Telecopier: (903) 533-9687 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF ANASCAPE, LTD. JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR Dallas 237106v2 PAGE 3 Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 84 Filed 04/24/2007 Page 4 of 6 DATED: April 24, 2007. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Chris Carraway (with permission by Sam Baxter) J. Christopher Carraway (admitted pro hac vice) christopher.carraway@klarquist.com Joseph T. Jakubek (admitted pro hac vice) joseph.jakubek@klarquist.com Stephen J. Joncus (admitted pro hac vice) stephen.joncus@klarquist.com Richard D. Mc Leod (Bar No. 24026836) rick.mcleod@klarquist.com Derrick W. Toddy (admitted pro hac vice) derrick.toddy@klarquist.com KLARQUIST SPARKMAN, LLP 121 S.W. Salmon Street, Suite 1600 Portland, Oregon 97204 Telephone: 503-595-5300 J. Thad Heartfield (Bar No. 09346800) thad@jth-law.com Law Offices of J. Thad Heartfield 2195 Dowlen Road Beaumont, Texas 77706 Telephone: 409-866-3318 Facsimile: 409-866-5789 Clayton E Dark Jr. (Bar No. 05384500) clay.dark@yahoo.com Clayton E Dark Jr., Law Office 207 E Frank Ave # 100 Lufkin, TX 75901 Telephone: 936-637-1733 Stephen McGrath, Esq. (admitted pro hac vice) MICROSOFT CORPORATION One Microsoft Way, Building 8 Redmond, Washington 98052-6399 Telephone: 425-882-8080 Facsimile: 425-706-7329 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT MICROSOFT CORPORATION JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR Dallas 237106v2 PAGE 4 Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 84 Filed 04/24/2007 Page 5 of 6 DATED: April 24, 2007 Respectfully submitted, /s/ James S. Blank (with permission by Sam Baxter) Robert J. Gunther, Jr. (robert.gunther@lw.com) James S. Blank (james.blank@lw.com) LATHAM & WATKINS LLP 885 Third Avenue New York, NY 10022 Tel.: (212) 906-1200 Fax: (212) 751-4864 Robert W. Faris (rwf@nixonvan.com) Joseph S. Presta (jsp@nixonvan.com) NIXON & VANDERHYE, P.C. 1100 North Glebe Road 8th Floor Arlington, VA 22201 Tel.: (703) 816-4000 Fax: (703) 816-4100 Lawrence L. Germer (llgermer@germer.com) Texas Bar No. 07824000 GERMER GERTZ L.L.P. 550 Fannin, Suite 400 P.O. Box 4915 Beaumont, Texas 77704 Tel.: (409) 654-6700 Fax: (409) 835-2115 Attorneys for Defendant and Counterclaimant Nintendo of America Inc. JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR Dallas 237106v2 PAGE 5 Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 84 Filed 04/24/2007 Page 6 of 6 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing document was served on counsel of record via ECF or U.S. Mail on this 24th day of April, 2007. _Luke McLeroy_______________ Luke F. McLeroy JOINT REPORT REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF A TECHNICAL ADVISOR Dallas 237106v2 PAGE 6

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