I/P Engine, Inc. v. AOL, Inc. et al

Filing 114

NOTICE by I/P Engine, Inc. Notice of Motion to Seal Exhibits 15, 16, 17, 18, and 21 of IP Engine's Memorandum in Support of Its Motion to Compel Defendant Google, Inc.'s Custodial Document Production (Sherwood, Jeffrey)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA NORFOLK DIVISION __________________________________________ ) ) ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) ) AOL, INC. et al., ) ) Defendants. ) __________________________________________) I/P ENGINE, INC., Civ. Action No. 2:11-cv-512 NOTICE OF MOTION TO SEAL EXHIBITS 15, 16, 17, 18, AND 21 OF I/P ENGINE’S MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF ITS MOTION TO COMPEL DEFENDANT GOOGLE, INC.’S CUSTODIAL DOCUMENT PRODUCTION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT Plaintiff I/P Engine, Inc. (“I/P Engine”), pursuant to Rule 5 of the Local Rules of Practice for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, have moved the court for leave to file under seal certain of I/P Engine’s Exhibits to its Memorandum in Support of its Motion to Compel Defendant Google Inc.’s Custodial Document Production. Grounds and authorities for this Motion are set forth in I/P Engine’s Memorandum in Support of Motion to Seal. Exhibits 15, 16, 17, 18, and 21 contain information marked as confidential by Defendants and, under the Protective Order (D.I. No. 85), should be filed under seal. The information contained in these exhibits contain Google’s proprietary and confidential information. Before this Court may seal Court documents, it must (1) provide public notice with an opportunity to object; (2) consider less drastic alternatives; and (3) state specific findings in support of a decision to seal and reject alternatives to sealing. See, e.g., Flexible Benefits DSMDB-3049082 Council v. Feldman, No. 1:08-CV-371, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93039 (E.D. Va. Nov 13, 2008) (citing Ashcroft v. Conoco, Inc., 218 F.3d 282, 288 (4th Cir. 2000)). In compliance with Local Rule 5 of the Rules of this Court, the Court posts the following notice to the public: “This serves as public notice that I/P Engine has moved to file under seal Exhibits 15, 16, 17, 18, and 21. Objections to this Motion should be filed in the Civil Section of the Clerk’s Office. The Notice will be posted for a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours.” Dated: April 11, 2012 By: ___Jeffrey K. Sherwood________________ Donald C. Schultz (Virginia Bar No. 30531) W. Ryan Snow (Virginia Bar No. 47423) CRENSHAW, WARE & MARTIN PLC 150 West Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: (757) 623-3000 Facsimile: (757) 623-5735 Jeffrey K. Sherwood (Virginia Bar No. 19222) Frank C. Cimino, Jr. Kenneth W. Brothers DeAnna Allen Charles J. Monterio, Jr. DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO LLP 1825 Eye Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: (202) 420-2200 Facsimile: (202) 420-2201 Counsel for Plaintiff I/P Engine, Inc. 2 DSMDB-3049082 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on this 11th day of April, 2012, the foregoing NOTICE OF MOTION TO SEAL EXHIBITS 15, 16, 17, 18, AND 21 OF I/P ENGINE’S MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF ITS MOTION TO COMPEL DEFENDANT GOOGLE, INC.’S CUSTODIAL DOCUMENT PRODUCTION, was served via the Court’s CM/ECF system, on the following: Stephen Edward Noona Kaufman & Canoles, P.C. 150 W Main St Suite 2100 Norfolk, VA 23510 senoona@kaufcan.com David Bilsker David Perlson Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP 50 California Street, 22nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 davidbilsker@quinnemanuel.com davidperlson@quinnemanuel.com Robert L. Burns Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Two Freedom Square 11955 Freedom Drive Reston, VA 20190 robert.burns@finnegan.com Cortney S. Alexander Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP 3500 SunTrust Plaza 303 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 94111 cortney.alexander@finnegan.com /s/ Jeffrey K. Sherwood 3 DSMDB-3049082

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