Porto Technology Co., LTD v. Motorola Mobility LLC, No. 4:2016cv01427 - Document 42 (N.D. Cal. 2016)

Court Description: ORDER GRANTING 133 STIPULATION to Stay Litigation; and Lifting Consolidation. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 5/26/16. (jjoS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/26/2016)
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Porto Technology Co., LTD v. Motorola Mobility LLC 1 Doc. 42 [COUNSEL LISTED ON SIGNATURE PAGE] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 OAKLAND DIVISION 11 12 PORTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., 15 20 4:16-CV-01428-JSW Case No. 4:16-CV-01429-JSW MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC Defendant. PORTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., Plaintiff, 18 19 Case No. v. 16 17 4:16-CV-01427-JSW Plaintiff, 13 14 Case No. v. LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A., INC. 21 Defendant; 22 PORTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., 23 Plaintiff, 24 v. 25 26 27 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. Defendant; 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO STAY LITIGATION CASE NOS. 16-CV-01427-JSW; 16-CV-01428-JSW; 16-CV-01429-JSW; 16-CV-01510-JSW Dockets.Justia.com 1 PORTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., 2 3 4 5 Case No. 4:16-CV-01510-JSW Plaintiff, v. HTC AMERICA, INC. STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO STAY LITIGATION AND LIFTING CONSOLIDATION Defendant; 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO STAY LITIGATION -2- CASE NOS. 16-CV-01427-JSW; 16-CV-01428-JSW; 16-CV-01429-JSW; 16-CV-01510-JSW 1 Pursuant to Local Rule 7-12, Defendants Samsung Electronics America, Inc., LG 2 Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc., Motorola Mobility LLC, and HTC America, Inc. 3 (collectively “Defendants”) and Plaintiff Porto Technology LLC (“Porto”) submit this stipulated 4 request for an order staying their respective litigations pending issuance of a final written decision 5 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) on the petitions for inter partes 6 review filed by Google, Inc. (“Google”) of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,233,518 and 6,532,413 7 (collectively, the “Patents-in-Suit”) and the resolution of all appeals from those final written 8 decisions. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 WHEREAS, on October 13, 2016, Google filed petition Nos. IPR2016-00022 and IPR2016-00045 for inter partes review of each of the Patents-in-Suit; WHEREAS, on April 25, 2016, the USPTO instituted Google’s petitions for inter partes review of all of the asserted claims of each of the Patents-in-Suit; WHEREAS, the USPTO is required under 35 U.S.C. § 316 to issue a final written decision within 1 year of institution, which may be extended by no more than 6 months; WHEREAS each of these actions was transferred from the Eastern District of Texas to the Northern District of California in March 2016; WHEREAS an Initial Case Management Conference in this Court has not taken place, and is scheduled for June 24, 2016; WHEREAS, the parties wish to suspend the deadlines adopted by the Court (Dkt. No. 123) and stay the present litigations; NOW THEREFORE IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by the parties, through their 22 respective counsel, that the present litigations are stayed pending exhaustion of all of Google’s 23 petitions for inter partes review of the Patents-in-Suit, including issuance of final written 24 decisions by the USPTO and resolution of all appeals to all final written decisions. The parties 25 agree that within 30 days of exhaustion of the last of Google’s petitions for inter partes review, 26 the parties shall submit a joint notice to the Court informing the Court of the results of the 27 petitions. 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO STAY LITIGATION 1 CASE NOS. 16-CV-01427-JSW; 16-CV-01428-JSW; 16-CV-01429-JSW; 16-CV-01510-JSW 1 2 IT IS SO STIPULATED Dated: May 26, 2016 3 By: /s/ David S. Almeling David S. Almeling DARIN W. SNYDER (S.B. #136003) dsnyder@omm.com DAVID S. ALMELING (S.B. #235449) dalmeling@omm.com MARK LIANG (S.B. #278487) mliang@omm.com BILL TRAC (S.B. #281437) btrac@omm.com O’MELVENY & MYERS LLP Two Embarcadero Center, 28th Floor San Francisco, California 94111 (415) 984-8700/Fax: (415) 984-8701 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 MISHIMA ALAM (S.B. #271521) O’MELVENY & MYERS LLP 1625 Eye Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 (202) 383-5300/Fax: (202) 383-5414 11 12 13 Attorneys for Defendants SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC., LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A., INC., and MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC 14 15 16 By: /s/ Fred I. Williams Fred. I Williams 17 Fred Irvin Williams (pro hac vice) Mario A. Apreotesi (pro hac vice) Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld - Austin 300 West 6th St, Suite 1900 Austin, TX 78701 Telephone: 512.499.6218 Fax: 512.499.6290 Email: fwilliams@akingump.com Email: mapreotesi@akingump.com 18 19 20 21 22 23 Danielle C. Ginty (SBN 261809) Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP –San Francisco 580 California Street, Suite 1500 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: 415.765.9500 Facsimile: 415.765.9510 Email: dginty@akingump.com 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO STAY LITIGATION -2- CASE NOS. 16-CV-01427-JSW; 16-CV-01428-JSW; 16-CV-01429-JSW; 16-CV-01510-JSW 1 Attorneys for Defendant HTC AMERICA, INC. 2 By: /s/ Timothy T. Wang Timothy T. Wang twang@nilawfirm.com 3 4 Ni, Wang & Massand, PLLC 8140 Walnut Hill Ln., Ste. 500 Dallas, TX 75231 Telephone: 972.331.4600 Fax: 972.314.0900 5 6 7 8 Attorneys for Plaintiff PORTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 9 10 11 In compliance with Local Rule 5-1(i)(3), I hereby attest that Fred I. Williams and Timothy T. Wang have concurred in the filing of this Stipulation and [Proposed] Order to Stay Litigation. 12 13 Dated: May 26, 2016 O’MELVENY & MYERS LLP 14 By: /s/ David S. Almeling David S. Almeling 15 16 Attorneys for Defendants SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC., LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A., INC., and MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO STAY LITIGATION -3- CASE NOS. 16-CV-01427-JSW; 16-CV-01428-JSW; 16-CV-01429-JSW; 16-CV-01510-JSW 1 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 2 3 4 Dated: _________________ May 26, 2016 HON. JEFFREY S. WHITE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 5 6 7 Pursuant to this Court's order dated April 14, 2016, these matters were consolidated with Master File 168 CV-1515 JSW which has now been dismissed. The Court finds these remaining matters related pursuant to Northern District Civil Local Rule 3-12(a), but not consolidated. Hereafter, separate filings in each 9 related case are appropriate. The Court vacates the consolidation order dated April 14, 2016 and reopens 10 cases nos. 16-CV-1427 JSW, 16-CV-1428 JSW, 16-CV-1429 JSW and 16-CV-1510 JSW. These matters are STAYED pursuant to the parties' stipulation. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO STAY LITIGATION -4- CASE NOS. 16-CV-01427-JSW; 16-CV-01428-JSW; 16-CV-01429-JSW; 16-CV-01510-JSW