UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
February 6, 2012
IN RE: TFT-LCD (FLAT PANEL) ANTITRUST LITIGATON TECH DATA CORPORATION; TECH DATA PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, INC., PLAINTIFFS,
AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION, ET. AL., DEFENDANTS.
Robert W. Turken Mitchell E. Widom Scott N. Wagner BILZIN SUMBERG BAENA PRICE & AXELROD LLP 1450 Brickell Ave., Suite 2300 Miami, Florida 33131-3456 Telephone: 305-374-7580 Facsimile: 305-374-7593 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Stuart H. Singer BOIES, SCHILLER, & FLEXNER LLP 401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Telephone: (954) 356-0011 Facsimile: (954) 356-0022 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Counsel for Plaintiffs Tech Data Corporation and Tech Data Product Management, Inc.
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STIPULATION OF EXTENSION OF TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT, WAIVER OF SERVICE AND [PROPOSED] ORDER
WHEREAS, Plaintiffs Tech Data Corporation and Tech Data Product Management, Inc. ("Plaintiffs") filed a complaint in the above-captioned case against AU Optronics Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation America, Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation, Chi Mei Optoelectronics USA, Inc., CMO Japan Co., Ltd., Epson Electronics America, Inc., Epson Imaging Devices Corporation, HannStar Display Corporation, Hitachi Electronic Devices (USA), Inc., Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Displays, Ltd., LG Display Co., Ltd., LG Display America, Inc. Mitsui & Co. (Taiwan), Ltd., Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc., NEC Electronics America, Inc., Sanyo Consumer Electronics, Ltd., Sharp Corporation, Sharp Electronics Corporation, Tatung Company of America, Inc., Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Toshiba Corporation, and Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd. (f/k/a Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology Co., Ltd.), (collectively, "Stipulating Defendants"), among other Defendants, on October 28, 2011 (the "Complaint"), which was transferred to the In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1827, on November 25, 2011;
WHEREAS, Plaintiffs wish to avoid the burden and expense of serving process on the Stipulating Defendants;
WHEREAS, the Stipulating Defendants desire a reasonable amount of time to respond to the Complaints; and
WHEREAS, Plaintiffs and the Stipulating Defendants believe that proceeding on a unified response date will create efficiency for the Court and the parties.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED by and among the undersigned counsel, on behalf of their respective clients, Plaintiffs, on the one hand, and the Stipulating Defendants, on the other hand, as follows:
1. The Stipulating Defendants waive service of the Complaint under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(d) and the Complaint is deemed served on the Stipulating Defendants as of the date this stipulation is filed. This stipulation does not constitute a waiver by the Stipulating Defendants of any other substantive or procedural defense, including but not limited to the defenses of lack of personal or subject matter jurisdiction and improper venue.
2. The Stipulating Defendants' deadline to move to dismiss, answer, or otherwise respond to the Complaints will be ninety (90) days from the filing of this stipulation, subject to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6(a)(1).
Attestation: The filer of this document attests that the concurrence of the other signatories thereto has been obtained.
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
By: Hon. Susan Illston
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