In re Coherent, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Ligitation, No. 5:2007cv00955 - Document 78 (N.D. Cal. 2008)

Court Description: ORDER GRANTING STIPULATED REQUEST TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO THE COMPLAINT re 77 Stipulation filed by Coherent, Inc., Coherent, Inc. Special Litigation Committee. Signed by Judge Jeremy Fogel on 2/5/08. (jfsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/5/2008)
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In re Coherent, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Ligitation Doc. 78 **E-filed 2/5/08** 1 2 3 4 MICHAEL D. TORPEY (STATE BAR NO. 79424) ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE LLP The Orrick Building 405 Howard Street San Francisco, California 94105-2669 Telephone: (415) 773-5700 Facsimile: (415) 773-5759 Email: mtorpey@orrick.com 5 6 7 8 MICHAEL C. TU (STATE BAR NO. 186793) ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE LLP 777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3200 Los Angeles, California 90017-5855 Telephone: (213) 629-2020 Facsimile: (213) 612-2499 Email: mtu@orrick.com 9 10 Attorneys for the Special Litigation Committee of Coherent, Inc. and Nominal Defendant Coherent, Inc. 11 12 13 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 14 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 15 SAN JOSE DIVISION 16 17 18 19 20 In re COHERENT, INC. SHAREHOLDER DERIVATIVE ACTION Lead Case No. C-07-0955-JF DERIVATIVE ACTION This Document Related To: ALL ACTIONS. --------------STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 OHS West:260369238.2 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT C-07-0955-JF Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 WHEREAS, on June 25, 2007, plaintiffs filed a consolidated amended complaint (the “Complaint”) in this consolidated shareholder derivative action; WHEREAS, on December 6, 2007, the parties filed a stipulation and proposed order to 4 extend the defendants’ deadline to respond to the Complaint and related briefing schedule in light 5 of mediation proceedings; 6 7 8 9 10 WHEREAS, on December 10, 2007 the Court approved the parties’ stipulation and continued defendants’ deadline to respond to the Complaint to February 22, 2008; WHEREAS, a full day mediation was held on January 9, 2008 before the Hon. Howard Wiener (ret.); WHEREAS, Justice Wiener, the Coherent Special Litigation Committee and plaintiffs are 11 currently engaging in continuing further settlement discussions, and have scheduled a further 12 mediation before Justice Wiener on March 20, 2008; 13 WHEREAS, in light of the foregoing, the parties have agreed, subject to Court approval, 14 to continue the date for defendants’ deadline to respond to the Complaint in order to facilitate the 15 ongoing settlement discussions; 16 17 18 WHEREAS, the agreed upon schedule is not for the purpose of delay, promotes judicial efficiency, and will not cause prejudice to any party; THEREFORE, IT IS STIPULATED AND AGREED by plaintiffs, defendants and the 19 Special Litigation Committee, through their undersigned counsel, subject to approval of the 20 Court, as follows: 21 1. 22 23 Defendants’ deadline to respond to the Complaint is continued from February 22, 2008 to April 18, 2008. 2. In the event that defendants file and serve motion(s) directed at the Complaint, 24 plaintiffs shall file and serve an opposition no later than June 2, 2008, and defendants shall file 25 and serve a reply no later than July 2, 2008. 26 27 28 OHS West:260369238.2 -1- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT C-07-0955-JF 1 2 3 3. The Case Management Conference is rescheduled until such time that the Court schedules a hearing on the responsive pleadings. IT IS SO STIPULATED. 4 5 Dated: January 30, 2008 SCHIFFRIN, BARROWAY, TOPAZ & KESSLER, LLP ALAN R. PLUTZIK L. TIMOTHY FISHER NICHOLE BROWNING 2125 Oak Grove Road, Suite 120 Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Telephone: 925/945-0770 Fax: 925/945-8792 6 7 8 9 10 SCHIFFRIN, BARROWAY, TOPAZ & KESSLER, LLP LEE RUDY 280 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 Telephone: 610/667-7706 Fax: 610/667-7056 11 12 13 14 15 /s/ Dated: January 30, 2008 16 /s/ COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP TRAVIS E. DOWNS III KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF BENNY C. GOODMAN III MARY LYNNE CALKINS 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900 San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619/231-1058 Fax: 619/231-7423 17 18 19 20 21 Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 OHS West:260369238.2 -2- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT C-07-0955-JF 1 Dated: January 30, 2008 /s/ 2 HELLER EHRMAN LLP CHARLES RALPH JAEGER 333 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: 415/772-6000 Fax: 415/772-6268 3 4 5 6 HELLER EHRMAN LLP NORMAN J. BLEARS 275 Middlefield Road Menlo Park, CA 94025-3506 Telephone: 650/324-7000 Fax: 650/324-0638 7 8 9 Counsel for Defendant Scott H. Miller 10 11 Dated: January 30, 2008 KING & SPALDING MICHAEL R. SMITH JUSTIN C. JEFFRIES 1180 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30309 Telephone: 404/572-4600 Fax: 404/572-5100 12 13 14 15 - and – 16 TAYLOR & COMPANY LAW OFFICES, INC. STEPHEN E. TAYLOR JESSICA L. GRANT One Ferry Building, Suite 355 San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: 415/788-8200 Fax: 415/788-8208 17 18 19 20 Counsel for Defendant Robert J. Quillinan 21 22 /s/ Dated: January 30, 2008 23 /s/ 26 FARELLA BRAUN & MARTEL, LLP DOUGLAS R. YOUNG C. BRANDON WISOFF 235 Montgomery Street, 7th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: 415/954-400 Fax: 415/954-4480 27 Counsel for Defendant Bernard Couillaud 24 25 28 OHS West:260369238.2 -3- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT C-07-0955-JF 1 Dated: January 30, 2008 /s/ 2 6 COOLEY GODWARD KRONISH, LLP WILLIAM S. FREEMAN JEFFREY M. KABAN Five Palo Alto Square 3000 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306 Telephone: 650/843-5000 Fax: 650/857-0663 7 Counsel for Defendant Henry E. Gauthier 3 4 5 8 9 Dated: January 30, 2008 WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI DIANE M. WALTERS 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304 Telephone: 650/493-9300 Fax: 650/493-6811 10 11 12 13 Counsel for Individual Defendants Charles W. Cantoni, Dennis C. Bucek, Garry W. Rogerson, Helene Simonet, John R. Ambroseo, John H. Hart, Lawrence Tomlinson, Luis Spinelli, Paul L. Meissner, Ronald A. Victor, Sandeep Vij, Vittorio Fossati-Bellani, Kevin McCarthy, James L. Taylor, Gerald C. Barker, Kevin P. Connors, Robert M. Gelber and James L. Hobart 14 15 16 17 18 /s/ Dated: January 30, 2008 19 /s/ ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE LLP MICHAEL D. TORPEY The Orrick Building 405 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105-2669 Telephone: 415/773-5700 Fax: 415/773-5759 20 21 22 23 ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE LLP MICHAEL C. TU 777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3200 Los Angeles, CA 90017-5855 Telephone: 213/629-2020 Fax: 213/612-2499 24 25 26 Counsel for the Special Litigation Committee of Coherent, Inc. and Nominal Defendant Coherent, Inc. 27 28 OHS West:260369238.2 -4- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT C-07-0955-JF 1 2 I, Michael C. Tu, am the ECF user whose ID and password are being used to file this Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Extending Time to Respond to Complaint. In compliance with General Order 45(X), I hereby attest that the other signatories have concurred in this filing. 3 /s/ Michael C. Tu Michael C. Tu 4 ORDER 5 6 Pursuant to the parties’ stipulation, IT IS SO ORDERED. 7 8 2/5/08 Dated: ___________________ HON. JEREMY FOGEL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 OHS West:260369238.2 -5- STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT C-07-0955-JF