UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
April 2, 2012
IN RE: CATHODE RAY TUBE (CRT) ANTITRUST LITIGATION
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Samuel Conti United States District Judge
This Document Relates To: All Direct Purchaser Plaintiff Actions
[PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING DIRECT PURCHASER PLAINTIFFS'
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL DOCUMENTS PURSUANT TO CIVIL
LOCAL RULES 7-11 AND 79-5(d)
Pursuant to Civil Local Rules 7-11 and 79-5(d) (Dkt. No. 1057) ("Motion to Seal") related to the 3 filing of the Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Alexander Saveri in Opposition to Defendants' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment ("Saveri 6 Declaration"), and the exhibits attached to the Saveri Declaration, all of which were lodged 7 conditionally under seal on February 24, 2012 pursuant to Plaintiffs' Motion to Seal. Defendant LG 8
The Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs filed an Administrative Motion to Seal Documents Defendants' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment ("DPPs' Opposition"), the Declaration of R. 5 Electronics, Inc. ("LGEI") filed the Declaration of Eric Shapland ("Shapland Declaration") in 9 support of Plaintiffs' Motion to Seal, requesting a narrowly tailored order to maintain a certain 10 document under seal. 11
Supplemental Response to Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs' First Set of Interrogatories, Nos. 4 and 5, 13 designated by LGEI as "Confidential" under the Protective Order. 14
Court finds that the above materials described in the Shapland Declaration contain proprietary and 16 sensitive business information, and a substantial probability exists that LGEI would be 17 competitively harmed if the materials were publicly disclosed. The Court also finds that LGEI has 18 narrowly tailored this sealing request to only the exhibit thereto necessary to protect its proprietary 19 and sensitive business information. The Court thus finds compelling reasons to maintain under seal 20 the materials described in the Shapland Declaration. 21
22 maintained permanently under seal in its entirety. 23 24
The document at issue is the Saveri Declaration Exhibit 32. Exhibit 32 is LGEI's
After due consideration of the papers submitted and the arguments of counsel, the
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Saveri Declaration Exhibit 32 shall be
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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