UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 31, 2011
TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORPORATION, A
SONY CORPORATION; SONY COMPUTER JAPAN
ENTERTAINMENT INC.; SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA, INC.; SONY DEPONENT:
CORPORATION OF AMERICA; SONY FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. ELECTRONICS, INC.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AND INDIVIDUALS
CO., LTD.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.; ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.;
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA AMERICA, INC.; TOSHIBA AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCTS, L.L.C.; VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD.; JVC AMERICAS CORP.; LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.; ZENITH ELECTRONICS LLC; PIONEER CORPORATION; PIONEER ELECTRONICS (USA) INC.; SHARP CORPORATION; SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION; FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.; FUNAI CORPORATION, INC.; D&M HOLDINGS
INC.; D&M HOLDINGS US, INC.; AND DENON ELECTRONICS (USA), LLC, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Howard R. Lloyd United States Magistrate Judge United States District Court Northern District of California
E-filed August 31, 2011
ORDER/ STIPULATION AND 5 [PROPOSED] DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN
82459489.1 1 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN
Beginning on or about October 17, 2011, TV Interactive Data Corp. ("TVI") will begin depositions of certain witnesses from Funai Electric Co. Ltd. ("Funai") at the U.S. Consulate in 4 Osaka-Kobe. TVI and Funai hereby submit and jointly stipulate to the following Proposed 5 Order/Commission for Depositions to be Taken in Japan. 6 7
FOR PLAINTIFF TV INTERACTIVE DATA CORP. ROBINS, KAPLAN, MILLER & CIRESI, 9 L.L.P. By:/s/ Sang Young A. Brodie Sang Young A. Brodie (pro hac vice) E-mail: email@example.com Richard M. Martinez (pro hac vice) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 13 Trevor J. Foster (pro hac vice) E-mail: email@example.com 14 Victor C. Chan (pro hac vice) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 15 16 Dated: August 31, 2011
FOR DEFENDANT FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. AND INDIVIDUAL DEPONENTS:
BAKER & HOSTETLER, LLP 20
By: /s/Kevin W. Kirsch_______________ 21
Kevin W. Kirsch E-mail: email@example.com 22
David A. Mancino E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 23
John F. Bennett E-mail: email@example.com 24 25
Dated: August 31, 2011
I, Sang Young A. Brodie, am the ECF user whose User ID and Password are being utilized in the electronic filing of the STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED]
ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN. Pursuant to the
Northern District of California's General Order 45(X)(B), I attest that concurrence in the filing 5 has been obtained from Kevin W. Kirsch. 6
Dated: August 31, 2011 /s/ Sang Young A. Brodie
Sang Young A. Brodie
[PROPOSED] ORDER/COMMISSION FOR DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN
TO: ANY CONSUL OR VICE CONSUL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT OSAKA-KOBE, JAPAN
Upon the application of Complainant TV Interactive Data Corporation ("TVI"), in TVI
Data Corp. v. Sony Corp., et al., Inv. No. 10-00475, before the U.S. District Court for the 6
Northern District of California, and pursuant to Article 17 of the United States -- Japan Consular 7
IT IS ORDERED THAT the depositions on notice of the following witnesses may be
9 taken at the U.S. Consulate in Osaka-Kobe, Japan, on one or more dates during the period from 10 on or about October 17, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. to on or about November 10, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. as 11 follows, and that any documentary exhibits in connection therewith be marked:
1. Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(6) deposition of Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
7-7-1 Nakagaito, Daito City Osaka 574-0013, Japan
Potential witnesses for the Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(6) deposition of Funai Electric Co. 17 include, at the discretion of Funai Electric Co., any combination of one or more of the following: 18
Goro Seki Tadashi Shimoguchi
Kazuyuki Fujiwara Yoshikazu Fujita Hideo Saito
Makato Takemoto Shigeru Yokota Jun Tateishi Mr. Onishi
Yoichi Kanazawa Kozo Wada
2. Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(1) depositions of individuals Potential witnesses for depositions under Fed. R. Civ. P., Rule 30(B)(1) include: 25 Kevin W. Kirsch, David A. Mancino, and John F. Bennett. In addition, William Mangioni-Smith 8 may attend on behalf of Funai Electric Co. depositions include Hisao Tatsumi, Goro Seki, Hiroki Nakamura and Takafumi Ishii. 11
Wolfe may attend on behalf of TVI. 20
Lawrence Paul Nelson, Melanie Louise Giamarco, Tracey LoCastro and/or Randi Birnhak with 24
American Realtime Court Reporters & Videographers. Please cause the testimony of said 25 witnesses to be recorded by video and reduced to writing; the depositions to be signed by said 26 witnesses; said deposition testimony to be annexed to your Commission and closed under your 27 seal; and the return of these materials to this Court with all convenient speed. 28
Case No. C 10-00475 JF (HRL) 5 ORDER/COMMISSION FOR 82459489.1 DEPOSITIONS TO BE TAKEN IN JAPAN
Goro Seki Kozo Wada Kazuyuki Fujiwara Tadashi Shimoguchi Yoshikazu Fujita Tsuyoshi Kamitani Shinji Seki Hideo Saito Makato Takemoto Hiroki Nakamura Shigeru Yokota Jun Tateishi Yoichi Kanazawa Mr. Onishi Counsel for Defendant Funai Electric Co. who will participate in said depositions are 7 Members of Funai Electric Co's Intellectual Property Group that may attend the Check interpreters that may be attending the depositions include:
Yoshiyuki Onishi Christopher Field Asami Isomichi Mia Matsumura Junko Sumida Toyu Yazaki Ellen Shang Travis Counsel for TVI who will participate in said depositions are Richard M. Martinez, Sang Young A. Brodie, Trevor J. Foster, and Victor C. Chan. In addition, James Tornes and Andrew 19 Jared Taylor will act as interpreter.
The proceedings will be recorded by Christopher Sheppard Hanlon, Lee Anthony Bowry, Peter Wai Kwong Au, Jeffrey Marc Menton, Randell Buckler, Deborah Marshall, Jodi Harmon, 23
WITNESS, the Honorable Howard R. Lloyd, United States Magistrate Judge of the United States 2
District Court, Northern District of California, this ______ day of __________ 2011.
San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 2 -- 5th Floor 280 South 1st Street San Jose, CA 95113
I hereby certify that the signature above is that of the Honorable Howard R. Lloyd, United States 9
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court, Northern District of California. 10
Clerk of the Court.
Deputy Clerk: ________________
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