UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
July 29, 2010
IN RE: TFT-LCD (FLAT PANEL) ANTITRUST LITIGATION
THIS DOCUMENT RELATES TO: TRACFONE WIRELESS, INC. PLAINTIFF,
AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION; AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION AMERICA, INC.; CHI MEI CORPORATION; CHI MEI OPTOELECTRONICS CORPORATION; CHI MEI OPTOELECTRONICS USA, INC.; CMO JAPAN CO. LTD.; NEXGEN MEDIATECH, INC.; NEXGEN MEDIATECH USA, INC.; EPSON IMAGING DEVICES CORPORATION; CHUNGHWA PICTURE TUBES LTD.; TATUNG COMPANY OF AMERICA, INC.; HANNSTAR DISPLAY CORPORATION; LG DISPLAY CO. LTD.; LG DISPLAY AMERICA INC.; SHARP CORPORATION; SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION; TOSHIBA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA AMERICA ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS, INC.; TOSHIBA MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD.; TOSHIBA AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Susan Illston United States District Judge
MDL No. 1827
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING SERVICE AND SCHEDULING STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING SERVICE AND SCHEDULING
lawsuit on May 4, 2010 in United States District Court, Southern District of Florida;
WHEREAS plaintiff TracFone Wireless, Inc. ("TracFone") filed the above captioned
WHEREAS TracFone filed a Notice of Tag-Along Action to In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, Case No. M:07-CV-1827-SI, MDL No. 1827, on May 20, 2010;
WHEREAS on June 22, 2010, the case was transferred to the Northern District of California, and assigned to the Honorable Susan Illston;
have reached an agreement, pursuant to Civil L.R. 6-1(a), to extend the time within which the
WHEREAS, this extension will not alter the date of any event or any deadline already fixed by the Court; 2
the undersigned counsel, on behalf of their respective clients, TracFone, on the one hand, and defendants Chi Mei Corporation; Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation; Chi Mei USA, Inc.; Epson Imaging Devices Corporation; Tatung Company of America, Inc.; HannStar Electronics Corporation; Toshiba Corporation; Toshiba America Electronics Components, Inc.; "Defendants") on the other hand, as follows:
WHEREAS, the undersigned Defendants have agreed to waive service and the parties Defendants must move against, answer or otherwise respond to TracFone's Complaint;
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED by and among Optoelectronics USA, Inc.; CMO Japan Co. Ltd.; Nexgen Mediatech, Inc.; Nexgen Mediatech Display Corporation; LG Display Co. Ltd.; LG Display America Inc.; Sharp Corporation; Sharp Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.; and Toshiba America Information Systems (collectively,
1. Defendants waive service of TracFone's Complaint under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(d).
otherwise respond to TracFone's Complaint.
2. Defendants will have until September 17, 2010, to move against, answer or
3. In the event that TracFone amends its Original Complaint prior to September 17, 2010, TracFone will provide Defendants with reasonable notice of its intent to do so by no later than September 3, 2010, and Defendants will have until either 45 days from the date of amendment, or September 17, 2010, whichever is later, to move against, answer or otherwise respond to the Amended Complaint.
4. Entering into this stipulation does not effect a waiver of any defense under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12. This stipulation does not constitute a waiver of any challenge to personal jurisdiction by any Defendant.
5. Defendants do not object to counsel for TracFone participating in depositions prior to the time that Defendants respond to the Complaint or Amended Complaint.
IT IS SO STIPULATED:
Dated: July 26, 2010 James B. Baldinger Robert L. Ciotti David B. Esau Carlton Fields, P.A. 525 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 (561) 659-7070 (561) 659-7368 (Fax) Counsel for TracFone Wireless, Inc. Stephen P. Freccero Melvin Goldman (CA SB NO. 34097) Stephen P. Freccero (CA SB NO. 131093) Derek F. Foran (CA SB NO. 224569) firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Morrison & Foerster LLP 425 Market Street San Francisco, California 94105-2482 (415) 268-7000 (415) 268-7522 (Fax) Counsel for Defendants Epson Imaging Device Corporation Steven F. Cherry Gordon Pearson email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP 1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20006-3642 Counsel for Defendants
Chi Mei Corporation, Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation, CMO Japan Co., Ltd., Chi Mei Optoelectronics USA Inc., Nexgen Mediatech Inc., Nexgen Mediatech USA Inc. Bruce H. Jackson Bruce.email@example.com Baker & McKenzie LLP Two Embarcadero Center, 11th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 Counsel for Defendant Tatung Company of America, Inc.
Hugh F. Bangasser Ramona Emerson firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com K& L Gates LLP 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900 Seattle, WA 98104-1158 Counsel for Defendant Hannstar Display Corporation Michael R. Lazerwitz firstname.lastname@example.org Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006 Counsel for Defendants
LG Display Co., Ltd and LG Display America, Inc. Jacob R. Sorensen email@example.com Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 50 Fremont Street, 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 Counsel for Defendants Sharp Corporation and Sharp Electronics Corporation Wayne A. Cross Kristen McAhren John H. Chung firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org WHITE & CASE LLP 1155 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10036 Counsel for Defendants
Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba Matsushita Display Co., Ltd., Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
Attestation: The filer of this document attests that the concurrence of the other signatories thereto has been obtained.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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