The opinion of the court was delivered by: Saundra Brown Armstrong United States District Judge
[PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING FOR REFERRAL TO MAGISTRATE 9 JUDGE FOR SETTLEMENT OINT MOTION CONFERENCE AND TO RESCHEDULE 10 DATES AND RELATED CROSS ACTION
Having considered the parties' joint motion for a referral to a Magistrate Judge for a settlement 1 conference and to reschedule the Markman hearing and related dates until after the settlement conference, the Court orders as follows:
2 1. The parties are hereby referred to a Magistrate Judge for a settlement conference to take place on Thursday, May 12, 2011, or as soon thereafter as the assigned Magistrate Judge's schedule 3 permits.
2. The Markman hearing and related dates in this case are hereby revised per the following chart: Markman Hearing (PLR Rule 4‐6) June 1, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. for Thursday, September 29, 7 followed by Case Management 2‐4 hours. 2011, at 9:00 a.m. for 2‐4 Conference Case Management hours.
Event Current Deadline Revised Deadline
Joint Claim Construction and Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Eight weeks before the 9 Prehearing Statement (PLR 4‐3) Markman hearing.
Completion of Claim Construction Monday, April 25, 2011 Six weeks before the 10 Discovery (PLR 4‐4) Markman hearing.
Opening Claim Construction Brief (PLR Thursday, April 28, 2011 Five weeks before the 4‐5(a)) Markman hearing.
Responsive Claim Construction Brief Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Three weeks before the (PLR 4‐5(b)) Markman hearing. 13
Reply Claim Construction Brief (PLR 4‐ Monday, May 16, 2011 Two weeks before the 5(c)) Markman hearing. 14
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