BlackBerry Limited v. Facebook, Inc. et al Featured Case

BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp alleging that Facebook and its subsidiaries have infringed on BlackBerry’s patents with regard to four features: (1) Security improvements; (2) user interface improvements for mobile devices; (3) the combination of mobile gaming and mobile messaging; and (4) battery efficient status updates for mobile devices. BlackBerry used to be leader in the smartphone market; its BlackBerry Messenger feature was once revered as innovative and effective but has since fallen in popularity and use.

Plaintiff: BlackBerry Limited
Defendant: Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC and WhatsApp Inc.
Case Number: 2:2018cv01844
Filed: March 6, 2018
Court: US District Court for the Central District of California
Referring Judge: Karen L. Stevenson
Presiding Judge: George H. Wu
Nature of Suit: Other

Docket Report

This docket was last retrieved on April 18, 2019. A more recent docket listing may be available from PACER.

Date Filed Document Text
April 17, 2019 Filing 164 APPLICATION for Issuance of Letters Rogatory for International Judicial Assistance filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, LLC, Snap Inc, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Q, # 18 Proposed Order) (Chaikovsky, Yar)
April 16, 2019 Filing 163 DECLARATION of Chad J. Peterman in Support of NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Stay Case pending Inter Partes Review 161 filed by Defendant Snap Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 26, # 2 Exhibit 27, # 3 Exhibit 28, # 4 Exhibit 29, # 5 Exhibit 30, # 6 Exhibit 31, # 7 Exhibit 32, # 8 Exhibit 33, # 9 Exhibit 34, # 10 Exhibit 35, # 11 Exhibit 36, # 12 Exhibit 37, # 13 Exhibit 38)(Brigham, Matthew)
April 16, 2019 Filing 162 DECLARATION of Matthew J. Brigham Support of NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Stay Case pending Inter Partes Review 161 filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, LLC, Snap Inc, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11, # 12 Exhibit 12, # 13 Exhibit 13, # 14 Exhibit 14, # 15 Exhibit 15, # 16 Exhibit 16, # 17 Exhibit 17, # 18 Exhibit 18, # 19 Exhibit 19, # 20 Exhibit 20, # 21 Exhibit 21, # 22 Exhibit 22, # 23 Exhibit 23, # 24 Exhibit 24, # 25 Exhibit 25)(Brigham, Matthew)
April 16, 2019 Filing 161 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Stay Case pending Inter Partes Review filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, LLC, Snap Inc, WhatsApp Inc.. Motion set for hearing on 5/16/2019 at 08:30 AM before Judge George H. Wu. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum, # 2 Proposed Order) (Keefe, Heidi)
April 15, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 160 ORDER REGARDING JOINT STIPULATION OF VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL WITHOUT PREJUDICE by Judge George H. Wu, re Stipulation to Dismiss Party 159 . IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT all claims asserted against Instagram, Inc. shall be dismissed, without prejudice, from this action pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(l)(A)(ii). Instagram, Inc. (a Delaware corporation) and Instagram, Inc. (a Delaware corporation) terminated. (mrgo)
April 12, 2019 Filing 159 Joint STIPULATION to Dismiss Instagram, Inc. filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Asperger, James)
April 11, 2019 Filing 158 STATEMENT Joint Statement Regarding Scheduling filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Asperger, James)
April 5, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 157 MINUTE ORDER IN CHAMBERS - CORRECTED FINAL RULING ON CLAIMCONSTRUCTION/MARKMAN HEARING by Judge George H. Wu. Attached hereto is the Court's Corrected Final Ruling on Claim Construction/Markman Hearing. (lom)
April 5, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 156 MINUTE ORDER IN CHAMBERS - FINAL RULING ON CLAIM CONSTRUCTION/MARKMAN HEARING by Judge George H. Wu. Attached hereto is the Courts Final Ruling on Claim Construction/Markman Hearing. (mrgo)
April 5, 2019 Filing 155 MINUTES (IN CHAMBERS) - Final Ruling on Claim Construction/Markman Hearing by Judge George H. Wu. Court would DENY BlackBerry's Motion to Strike (Docket No. 134). (See document for details) (mrgo)
April 3, 2019 Filing 154 NOTICE of Lodging filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Markman Rebuttal Slides)(Asperger, James)
April 2, 2019 Filing 153 NOTICE filed by Defendant Snap Inc. Snap Inc.'s Notice of Lodging (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F - Part 1, # 7 Exhibit F - Part 2, # 8 Exhibit F - Part 3, # 9 Exhibit F - Part 4, # 10 Exhibit F - Part 5, # 11 Exhibit F - Part 6)(Chaikovsky, Yar)
April 2, 2019 Filing 151 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited for Court Reporter. Court will contact Michelle Garcia at michellegarcia@quinnemanuel.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Flood, Zachary)
April 2, 2019 Filing 150 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. for Court Reporter. Court will contact Jocelyn McIntosh at jmcintosh@cooley.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Keefe, Heidi)
April 2, 2019 Filing 149 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Defendant Snap Inc for Court Reporter. Court will contact Nikole Faasisila at nikolefaasisila@paulhastings.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Chaikovsky, Yar)
April 1, 2019 Filing 152 MINUTES OF MARKMAN HEARING held before Judge George H. Wu: The Courts Tentative Ruling on Claim Construction/Markman Hearing is circulated and attachedhereto. Oral argument is held. The Court takes the matter under submission. Court to issue ruling. A status conference is set for April 22, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Counsel are to file a joint scheduling report by April 11, 2019. Court Reporter: Katie E. Thibodeaux. (shb)
April 1, 2019 Filing 147 NOTICE filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Notice of Lodging of Provisional Patent Application (Attachments: # 1 Provisional Application No. 60/525,958)(Asperger, James)
March 28, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 148 ORDER REGARDING MOTION TO STRIKE BRIEFING SCHEDULE by Judge George H. Wu, re Stipulation to Expedite 139 . IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT the parties shall comply with the following briefing schedule regarding BlackBerry's Motion to Strike (Dkt. 134): Facebook will file a six-page responsive brief by close of business on March 28, 2019. BlackBerry will not submit a reply brief. (mrgo)
March 28, 2019 Filing 146 STATUS REPORT In Response To Court's Minute Order filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
March 28, 2019 Filing 145 Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel: for attorney Pushkal Mishra counsel for Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Adding Pushkal Mishra as counsel of record for Blackberry Limited for the reason indicated in the G-123 Notice. Filed by Plaintiff Blackberry Limited. (Attorney Pushkal Mishra added to party BlackBerry Limited(pty:pla))(Mishra, Pushkal)
March 28, 2019 Filing 144 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents RE: Notice of Appearance 141 , Notice of Appearance 142 . The following error(s) was/were found: Incorrect event selected. Correct event to be used is: Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel G123. In response to this notice, the Court may: (1) order an amended or correct document to be filed; (2) order the document stricken; or (3) take other action as the Court deems appropriate. You need not take any action in response to this notice unless and until the Court directs you to do so. (ak)
March 28, 2019 Filing 143 TEXT ONLY ENTRY - IN CHAMBERS: by Judge George H. Wu: In the parties' March 26, 2019 Joint Statement, Snap stated that it would "provide BlackBerry with a further proposal regarding the... 'meta tag for one or more advertisements to be displayed with the content information' term of '929 Patent and anticipates providing the Court with an additional status update regarding the term by March 27, 2019." Docket No. 135 at 5. No status update for the term was filed on March 27, 2019. To the extent Snap and BlackBerry were not already planning to do so, the Court requests that the parties also provide their update for this term in the joint report due at 3:00pm today. THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (jag) TEXT ONLY ENTRY
March 28, 2019 Filing 142 NOTICE of Appearance filed by attorney David T Okano on behalf of Defendant Snap Inc (Attorney David T Okano added to party Snap Inc (pty:dft))(Okano, David)
March 28, 2019 Filing 141 NOTICE of Appearance filed by attorney Yar R Chaikovsky on behalf of Defendant Snap Inc (Attorney Yar R Chaikovsky added to party Snap Inc (pty:dft))(Chaikovsky, Yar)
March 28, 2019 Filing 140 OPPOSITION to NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Strike Declaration of Jonathan Katz 134 filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Keefe, Heidi)
March 27, 2019 Filing 139 Joint STIPULATION to Expedite Briefing re BlackBerry's Motion to Strike filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Asperger, James)
March 27, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 138 MINUTE ORDER (IN CHAMBERS) by Judge George H. Wu: Attached hereto is the Court's Order Regarding Parties March 26, 2019 Joint Statement Regarding Disputed Claim Terms. (jag)
March 26, 2019 Filing 137 NOTICE OF FILING TRANSCRIPT filed for proceedings 3/21/19 1:40 pm re Transcript 136 THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (Thibodeaux, Katie) TEXT ONLY ENTRY
March 26, 2019 Filing 136 TRANSCRIPT for proceedings held on 3/21/19 1:40 pm. Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder: Katie Thibodeaux, CSR, RPR, CRR, phone number www.katiethibodeaux.com. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Notice of Intent to Redact due within 7 days of this date. Redaction Request due 4/16/2019. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 4/26/2019. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 6/24/2019. (Thibodeaux, Katie)
March 26, 2019 Filing 135 STATEMENT Joint Statement Regarding Disputed Claim Terms filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Asperger, James)
March 25, 2019 Filing 134 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Strike Declaration of Jonathan Katz filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Motion set for hearing on 4/1/2019 at 08:30 AM before Judge George H. Wu. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Jeff Nardinelli, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E) (Asperger, James)
March 22, 2019 Filing 132 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. for Court Reporter. Court will contact Jocelyn McIntosh at jmcintosh@cooley.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Keefe, Heidi)
March 22, 2019 Filing 131 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited for Court Reporter. Court will contact Michelle Garcia at michellegarcia@quinnemanuel.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Flood, Zachary)
March 21, 2019 Filing 133 MINUTES OF TUTORIAL HEARING: Tutorial hearing is held before Judge George H. Wu: Parties are set to return on April 1, 2019 for Markman Hearing. Defendant Snap, Inc. is to be added as a Defendant in this action. Counsel for Snap, Inc. will enter their appearance once this is done by the Clerks Office. Court Reporter: Katie E Thibodeaux. (shb)
March 20, 2019 Filing 130 **AMENDED** TEXT-ONLY ENTRY - IN CHAMBERS: by Judge George H. Wu: The time to appear at the TUTORIAL HEARING presently set for March 21, 2019, is changed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 PM. THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (jag) TEXT ONLY ENTRY
March 19, 2019 Filing 129 TEXT-ONLY ENTRY - IN CHAMBERS: by Judge George H. Wu: The time to appear at the TUTORIAL HEARING presently set for March 21, 2019, is changed from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (jag) TEXT ONLY ENTRY
March 18, 2019 Filing 128 BlackBerry's Technology Tutorial and Claim Construction Presentation filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Attachments: # 1 Technology Tutorial, # 2 Claim Construction Presentation, Part 1, # 3 Claim Construction Presentation, Part 2)(Asperger, James)
March 18, 2019 Filing 127 Defendants' Tutorial and Claim Construction Presentation (Common Patents) filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. and Snap Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, Part 1, # 2 Exhibit A, Part 2, # 3 Exhibit A, Part 3, # 4 Exhibit A, Part 4)(Keefe, Heidi)
March 18, 2019 Filing 126 Defendants' Tutorial and Claim Construction Presentation (Facebook-Only Patents) filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Keefe, Heidi)
March 18, 2019 Filing 125 RESPONSE filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limitedto Brief (non-motion non-appeal) 117 , Brief (non-motion non-appeal) 119 (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Kevin Almeroth (Rebuttal), # 2 Declaration of Joseph LaViola (Rebuttal), # 3 Declaration of Patrick McDaniel (Rebuttal), # 4 Declaration of Craig Rosenberg (Rebuttal), # 5 Declaration of Aviel Rubin (Rebuttal), # 6 Declaration of Jeff Nardinelli, # 7 Exhibit 120.1, # 8 Exhibit 327.1, # 9 Exhibit 351.1, # 10 Exhibit 351.2, # 11 Exhibit 351.3, # 12 Exhibit 634.3, # 13 Exhibit 634.4, # 14 Exhibit 635.5, # 15 Exhibit 929.1)(Asperger, James)
March 18, 2019 Filing 124 DECLARATION of Matthew J. Brigham re Response, 123 in Support of Defendants' Responsive Claim Construction Brief (Common Patents) filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Brigham, Matthew)
March 18, 2019 Filing 123 RESPONSE filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.to Brief (non-motion non-appeal),, 116 Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. and Snap Inc. Responsive Claim Construction Brief {Common Patents{ (Keefe, Heidi)
March 18, 2019 Filing 122 DECLARATION of Matthew J. Brigham re Response 121 in Support of Facebook Defendants' Responsive Claim Construction Brief (Facebook-Only Patents) filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Brigham, Matthew)
March 18, 2019 Filing 121 RESPONSE filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.to Brief (non-motion non-appeal),, 116 Facebook Defendants' Responsive Claim Construction Brief (Facebook-Only Patents) (Keefe, Heidi)
February 28, 2019 Filing 120 DECLARATION of Matthew J. Brigham re Brief (non-motion non-appeal) 119 in Support of Defendants' Opening Claim Construction Brief for Common Patents filed by Defendant Facebook, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11, # 12 Exhibit 12, # 13 Exhibit 13, # 14 Exhibit 14, # 15 Exhibit 15, # 16 Exhibit 16, # 17 Exhibit 17, # 18 Exhibit 18, # 19 Exhibit 19, # 20 Exhibit 20, # 21 Exhibit 21, # 22 Exhibit 22, # 23 Exhibit 23, # 24 Exhibit 24, # 25 Exhibit 25)(Brigham, Matthew)
February 28, 2019 Filing 119 BRIEF filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., WhatsApp Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC and Snap Inc. Facebook, Inc.. Defendants' Opening Claim Construction Brief for Common Patents (Keefe, Heidi)
February 28, 2019 Filing 118 DECLARATION of Matthew J. Brigham re Brief (non-motion non-appeal) 117 Facebook Defendants' Opening Claim Construction Brief (Facebook-Only Patents) filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11)(Brigham, Matthew)
February 28, 2019 Filing 117 BRIEF filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC and WhatsApp Inc. Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. Opening Claim Construction Brief (Facebook-Only Patents) (Keefe, Heidi)
February 28, 2019 Filing 116 BRIEF filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Opening Brief on Claim Construction (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Jeff Nardinelli, # 2 Exhibit 634.1, # 3 Exhibit 634.2, # 4 Exhibit 713.1, # 5 Exhibit 961.1, # 6 Exhibit 961.2, # 7 Exhibit 961.3, # 8 Exhibit 961.4, # 9 Exhibit 961.5, # 10 Exhibit 961.6, # 11 Exhibit 961.7, # 12 Exhibit 961.8, # 13 Exhibit 961.9, # 14 Exhibit 961.10, # 15 Exhibit 961.11, # 16 Exhibit 961.12, # 17 Exhibit 961.13, # 18 Exhibit 961.14, # 19 Exhibit A)(Asperger, James)
February 25, 2019 Filing 115 NOTICE OF FILING TRANSCRIPT filed for proceedings 9/10/18 8:59 am; 11/8/18 9:45 am; 1/10/19 9:18 am re Transcript 114 , 113 , 112 THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (Thibodeaux, Katie) TEXT ONLY ENTRY
February 25, 2019 Filing 114 TRANSCRIPT for proceedings held on 01/10/19 9:18 am. Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder: Katie Thibodeaux, CSR, RPR, CRR, phone number www.katiethibodeaux.com. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Notice of Intent to Redact due within 7 days of this date. Redaction Request due 3/18/2019. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 3/28/2019. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 5/28/2019. (Thibodeaux, Katie)
February 25, 2019 Filing 113 TRANSCRIPT for proceedings held on 11/8/18 9:45 am. Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder: Katie Thibodeaux, CSR, RPR, CRR, phone number www.katiethibodeaux.com. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Notice of Intent to Redact due within 7 days of this date. Redaction Request due 3/18/2019. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 3/28/2019. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 5/28/2019. (Thibodeaux, Katie)
February 25, 2019 Filing 112 TRANSCRIPT for proceedings held on 9/10/18 8:59 am. Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder: Katie Thibodeaux, CSR, RPR, CRR, phone number www.katiethibodeaux.com. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Notice of Intent to Redact due within 7 days of this date. Redaction Request due 3/18/2019. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 3/28/2019. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 5/28/2019. (Thibodeaux, Katie)
February 20, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 111 MINUTES IN CHAMBERS- ORDER REGARDING JOINT CLAIMCONSTRUCTION AND PREHEARING STATEMENT by Judge George H. Wu:Attached hereto is the Courts Order Regarding Joint Claim Construction and Prehearing Statement. (yl)
February 14, 2019 Filing 110 STATEMENT Joint Claim Construction Prehearing Statement filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Attachments: # 1 Appendix A, # 2 Exhibit 1)(Asperger, James)
February 5, 2019 Filing 109 NOTICE of Appearance filed by attorney Andrew Mace on behalf of Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. (Attorney Andrew Mace added to party Facebook, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Andrew Mace added to party Instagram, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Andrew Mace added to party Instagram, LLC(pty:dft), Attorney Andrew Mace added to party WhatsApp Inc.(pty:dft))(Mace, Andrew)
January 23, 2019 Filing 108 NOTICE of Appearance filed by attorney Patrick Schmidt on behalf of Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Attorney Patrick Schmidt added to party BlackBerry Limited(pty:pla))(Schmidt, Patrick)
January 11, 2019 Filing 105 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited for Court Reporter. Court will contact Brian Day at brianday@quinnemanuel.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Flood, Zachary)
January 10, 2019 Filing 107 AMENDED MINUTES held before Judge George H. Wu re: Status Conference - optional html form, 106 . Court and counsel discuss terms for construction. Counsel are to file a joint document re terms by February 14, 2019. Court to issue its ruling by February 21, 2019. (mrgo)
January 10, 2019 Filing 106 MINUTES OF STATUS CONFERENCE held before Judge George H. Wu. Counsel are to file a joint document re terms by February 21, 2019. Court to issue its ruling by February 21, 2019. The Court extends the claim construction opening brief to February 28, 2019. Responsive brief to be filed by March 18, 2019. Claim Construction Hearing remains set for April 1, 2019. Court Reporter: Katie E. Thibodeaux. (mrgo)
January 10, 2019 Filing 104 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited for Court Reporter. Court will contact Brian Day at brianday@quinnemanuel.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Flood, Zachary)
January 10, 2019 Filing 103 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., WhatsApp Inc. for Court Reporter. Court will contact Jocelyn McIntosh at jmcintosh@cooley.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Keefe, Heidi)
January 7, 2019 Filing 102 NOTICE of Appearance filed by attorney Dena Chen on behalf of Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. (Attorney Dena Chen added to party Facebook, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Dena Chen added to party Instagram, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Dena Chen added to party Instagram, LLC(pty:dft), Attorney Dena Chen added to party WhatsApp Inc.(pty:dft))(Chen, Dena)
January 7, 2019 Filing 101 STATUS REPORT JOINT STATUS REPORT filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Jaffe, Jordan)
December 14, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 100 STIPULATED ORDER GOVERNING THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION by Judge George H. Wu, re Stipulation for Protective Order 98 . (See document for details) (mrgo)
December 14, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 99 (AMENDED) STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER by Judge George H. Wu, re Stipulation for Protective Order 98 . (See document for details) (mrgo)
December 12, 2018 Filing 98 Joint STIPULATION for Protective Order filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Protective Order, # 2 Proposed Order ESI, # 3 Proof of Service)(Asperger, James)
November 26, 2018 Filing 97 Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel: for attorney Zachary Christian Flood counsel for Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Adding Zachary Flood as counsel of record for BlackBerry Limited for the reason indicated in the G-123 Notice. Filed by Plaintiff Blackberry Limited. (Attorney Zachary Christian Flood added to party BlackBerry Limited(pty:pla))(Flood, Zachary)
November 13, 2018 Filing 95 Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel: for attorney Jeffrey William Nardinelli counsel for Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Adding Jeff W. Nardinelli as counsel of record for Blackberry Limited for the reason indicated in the G-123 Notice. Filed by Plaintiff Blackberry Limited. (Attorney Jeffrey William Nardinelli added to party BlackBerry Limited(pty:pla))(Nardinelli, Jeffrey)
November 8, 2018 Filing 96 **AMENDED MINUTES** held before Judge George H. Wu re: Status Conference - optional html form, Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings, 94 . The Court adopts the remainder of parties proposed schedule as reflected in Docket 93. (mrgo)
November 8, 2018 Filing 94 MINUTES OF STATUS CONFERENCE held before Judge George H. Wu. The Court sets the following: Tutorial Hearing March 21, 2019 at 8:30 a.m., Claim Construction Hearing April 1, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Defendants' request for a further status conference is granted. The status conference is continued to January 10, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Counsel are to file a joint status report by noon on January 7, 2019. Court Reporter: Katie Thibodeaux. (mrgo)
November 1, 2018 Filing 93 STATUS REPORT (Joint) filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
September 27, 2018 Filing 92 MINUTES OF SCHEDULING CONFERENCE held before Judge George H. Wu. The Court consolidates this action with BlackBerry Limited v. Snap Inc., CV 18-2693-GW(KSx) for pretrial purposes only. Court and counsel discuss scheduling. The Court adopts the Updated Joint Case Scheduling Report 88 . Pursuant to the request of Defendants, the Court sets a status conference for November 8, 2018 at 8:30 a.m., with a joint status report to be filed by November 1, 2018. Court Reporter: Katie Thibodeaux. (mrgo)
September 26, 2018 Filing 90 TEXT ONLY ENTRY - IN CHAMBERS: by Judge George H. Wu: Counsel may appear at the scheduling conference on 09/26/2018 by telephone. If counsel would like to appear by telephone, contact the clerk at javier_gonzalez@cacd.uscourts.gov. THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (jag) TEXT ONLY ENTRY
September 25, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 91 STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER by Judge George H. Wu re Stipulation for Order 87 . (See document for details) (mrgo)
September 25, 2018 Filing 89 ANSWER to Counterclaim (Dkt. 80) filed by Plaintiff and Counterclaim-Defendant BlackBerry Limited.(Asperger, James)
September 21, 2018 Filing 88 STATEMENT Updated Joint Case Scheduling Report filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Asperger, James)
September 21, 2018 Filing 87 Joint STIPULATION for Order [Proposed] Protective Order filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Asperger, James)
September 12, 2018 Filing 86 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited for Court Reporter. Court will contact Jonathan Reyes at jonathanreyes@quinnemanuel.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Jaffe, Jordan)
September 11, 2018 Filing 85 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., WhatsApp Inc. for Court Reporter. (Keefe, Heidi)
September 10, 2018 Filing 84 MINUTES OF SCHEDULING CONFERENCE held before Judge George H. Wu. The Court's Tentative Re Parties' Scheduling Disputes is circulated and attached hereto. Court and counsel discuss scheduling. The Court continues the scheduling conference to September 27, 2018 at 8:30 a.m., with each side filing their position by September 21, 2018. Court Reporter: Katie Thibodeaux. (lom)
September 9, 2018 Filing 83 Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel: for attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin counsel for Counter Claimants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc., Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. Adding Elizabeth L. Stameshkin as counsel of record for Facebook, Inc., WhatsApp Inc., Instagram, LLC, Instagram, Inc. for the reason indicated in the G-123 Notice. Filed by Defendant Facebook, Inc.. (Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party Facebook, Inc.(pty:cc), Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party Facebook, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party Instagram, Inc.(pty:cc), Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party Instagram, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party Instagram, LLC(pty:dft), Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party Instagram, LLC(pty:cc), Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party WhatsApp Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Elizabeth Lee Stameshkin added to party WhatsApp Inc.(pty:cc))(Stameshkin, Elizabeth)
September 8, 2018 Filing 82 STATEMENT JOINT CASE SCHEDULING REPORT filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Asperger, James)
September 6, 2018 Filing 81 NOTICE Joint Notice of Updated Position on Protective Order Dispute filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC. (Brigham, Matthew)
September 4, 2018 COUNTERCLAIM against counter defendant BlackBerry Limited; Jury Demand, filed by defendants and counter-claimants Instagram, Inc., WhatsApp Inc., Instagram, LLC, Facebook, Inc. [Filed with Answer re doc. no. 80] (mrgo)
September 4, 2018 Filing 80 ANSWER to Amended Complaint/Petition, 15 JURY DEMAND. and Counterclaims filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc..(Keefe, Heidi)
September 4, 2018 Filing 79 NOTICE Joint Statement Re: Case Narrowing Proposals filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
August 31, 2018 Filing 78 NOTICE Joint Notice of Submission of Parties Positions Re: Protective Order Disputes filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1 - Parties Joint Submission of Dispute Positions, # 2 BlackBerry Ex. 1, # 3 BlackBerry Ex. 2, # 4 BlackBerry Ex. 3, # 5 BlackBerry Ex. 4, # 6 BlackBerry Ex. 5, # 7 BlackBerry Ex. 6, # 8 BlackBerry Ex. 7, # 9 BlackBerry Ex. 8, # 10 Facebook Ex. A, # 11 Facebook Ex. B, # 12 Facebook Ex. C, # 13 Facebook Ex. D)(Asperger, James)
August 31, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 77 MINUTE ORDER IN CHAMBERS - ORDER REGARDING PATENT LOCAL RULES by Judge George H. Wu. Attached hereto is the Court's Order Regarding Patent Local Rules. The Court sets the Claim Construction Hearing for February 21, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. (mrgo)
August 31, 2018 Filing 76 NOTICE Joint Notice re: Submission of Proposed Stipulated Protective Order filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Stipulated Protective Order)(Asperger, James)
August 27, 2018 Filing 75 STATEMENT Joint Notice re Adoption of Patent Rules filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Asperger, James)
August 24, 2018 Filing 73 NOTICE OF FILING TRANSCRIPT filed for proceedings 8/2/18 9:09 am; 8/23/18 9:03 am re Transcript 72 , 71 THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (Thibodeaux, Katie) TEXT ONLY ENTRY
August 24, 2018 Filing 72 TRANSCRIPT for proceedings held on 8/23/18 9:03 am. Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder: Katie Thibodeaux, CSR, RPR, CRR, phone number www.katiethibodeaux.com. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Notice of Intent to Redact due within 7 days of this date. Redaction Request due 9/14/2018. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/24/2018. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/23/2018. (Thibodeaux, Katie)
August 24, 2018 Filing 71 TRANSCRIPT for proceedings held on 8/2/18 9:09 am. Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder: Katie Thibodeaux, CSR, RPR, CRR, phone number www.katiethibodeaux.com. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Electronic Court Recorder before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Notice of Intent to Redact due within 7 days of this date. Redaction Request due 9/14/2018. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/24/2018. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/23/2018. (Thibodeaux, Katie)
August 23, 2018 Filing 74 MINUTES OF SCHEDULING CONFERENCE held before Judge George H. Wu. Counsel are to file a protective order by August 30, 2018, and will advise the Court by August 27, 2018 which set of Local Rules they choose. The Markman Hearing will tentatively be set for the end of January 2019. The Scheduling Conference is continued to September 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m., with a joint statement on how parties propose to limit asserted claims and proposed scheduling dates by noon on September 4, 2018. Court Reporter: Katie Thibodeaux. (mrgo)
August 23, 2018 Filing 70 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc. for Court Reporter. Court will contact Jocelyn McIntosh at jmcintosh@cooley.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Keefe, Heidi)
August 23, 2018 Filing 69 TRANSCRIPT ORDER as to plaintiff BlackBerry Limited for Court Reporter. Court will contact Jonathan Reyes at jonathanreyes@quinnemanuel.com with further instructions regarding this order. Transcript preparation will not begin until payment has been satisfied with the court reporter. (Jaffe, Jordan)
August 21, 2018 Filing 68 MINUTES (IN CHAMBERS) - FINAL RULING ON FACEBOOK DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS 31 by Judge George H. Wu. Attached hereto is the Court's Final Ruling on Defendants' Motion to Dismiss. The Court would GRANT Snap's Motion with prejudice as to Claims 1, 5, and 9 of the '713 Patent. The Court would GRANT both Defendants' Motions as to BlackBerry's willful infringement and indirect infringement allegations, with leave for BlackBerry to amend its allegations regarding indirect infringement. The Court would otherwise DENY Defendants' Motions without prejudice. (mrgo)
August 15, 2018 Filing 67 SUPPLEMENT to NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Dismiss Case 31 [Second Supplement] filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Keefe, Heidi)
August 2, 2018 Filing 66 MINUTES OF DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS 31 ; SCHEDULING CONFERENCE Hearing held before Judge George H. Wu. The Court's Tentative Ruling is circulated and attached hereto. Court hears oral argument. For reasons stated on the record, Defendant's Motion is TAKEN UNDER SUBMISSION, and continued to August 23, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Court to issue ruling. The Scheduling Conference is continued to August 23, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Court Reporter: Katie Thibodeaux. (lom)
August 2, 2018 Filing 65 Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel: for attorney Kevin P B Johnson counsel for Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Adding Ray R. Zado as counsel of record for BlackBerry Limited for the reason indicated in the G-123 Notice. Filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Johnson, Kevin)
July 26, 2018 Filing 64 JOINT REPORT Rule 26(f) Discovery Plan ; estimated length of trial 8-10 days, filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Asperger, James)
July 23, 2018 Filing 63 SUPPLEMENT to NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Dismiss Case 31 Defendants' Notice of Supplemental Authority Regarding Defendants' Motion to Dismiss filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Keefe, Heidi)
July 16, 2018 Filing 62 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc., served on 07/16/2018. (Keefe, Heidi)
July 16, 2018 Filing 61 SEALED REPLY RE NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Dismiss Case 31 , Order on Motion for Leave to File Document Under Seal 60 filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc..(Keefe, Heidi)
July 13, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 60 ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO FILE DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS' REPLY IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO DISMISS by Judge George H. Wu re: 57 APPLICATION to Seal Document. (mrgo)
July 12, 2018 Filing 59 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc., served on 07/12/2018. (Brigham, Matthew)
July 12, 2018 Filing 58 SEALED DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF APPLICATION to file document Reply to Motion to Dismiss under seal 57 filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Unredacted Reply)(Brigham, Matthew)
July 12, 2018 Filing 57 APPLICATION to file document Reply to Motion to Dismiss under seal filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Redacted Document)(Brigham, Matthew)
July 2, 2018 Filing 56 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by plaintiff BlackBerry Limited, re Sealed Document, 55 served on July 2, 2018. (Asperger, James)
July 2, 2018 Filing 55 SEALED DOCUMENT Unredacted Version of BlackBerry Limited's Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss re NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Dismiss Case 31 , Order on Motion for Leave to File Document Under Seal 54 filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited.(Asperger, James)
June 29, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 54 ORDER RE BLACKBERRY LIMITED'S APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO FILE UNDER SEAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO ITS OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS by Judge George H. Wu re: 49 APPLICATION to Seal Document. (mrgo)
June 29, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 53 ORDER RE BLACKBERRY LIMITED'S APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO FILE UNDER SEAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO ITS OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS by Judge George H. Wu re: 48 APPLICATION for Leave to File. (mrgo)
June 29, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 52 ORDER RE REQUEST TO CONSOLIDATE BRIEFING ON BLACKBERRY'S OPPOSITIONS TO MOTIONS TO DISMISS by Judge George H. Wu re: 45 REQUEST for Leave to File Excess Pages. Having considered the stipulation and for good cause, the Court hereby ORDERS that BlackBerry may file a consolidated brief on issues common to Defendants' motions to dismiss not to exceed 21 pages; and separate opposition briefs on other issues, not to exceed 9 pages for Snap and 6 pages for the Facebook Defendants. (mrgo)
June 28, 2018 Filing 51 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by plaintiff BlackBerry Limited, re Sealed Declaration in SupportDeclaration, 50 served on June 28, 2018. (Asperger, James)
June 28, 2018 Filing 50 SEALED DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF APPLICATION to file document BlackBerry Limited's Opposition to Defendants' Motions to Dismiss under seal 49 filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Unredacted Document)(Asperger, James)
June 28, 2018 Filing 49 APPLICATION to file document BlackBerry Limited's Opposition to Defendants' Motions to Dismiss under seal filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Redacted Document, # 2 Proposed Order)(Asperger, James)
June 28, 2018 Filing 48 APPLICATION for Leave to file document BlackBerry Limited's Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss under seal filed by plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Redacted Document, # 2 Proposed Order) (Asperger, James)
June 28, 2018 Filing 47 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Dismiss Case 31 (Consolidated Opposition) filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
June 28, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 46 MINUTE IN CHAMBERS - RE DEFENDANTS MOTION TO STAY FRCP 26(a) PRELIMINARY DISCLOSURES, FRCP 26(f) REPORT, DISCOVERY, AND SCHEDULING ORDER (CV 18-01844, DKT. 43-1; CV 18-02693, DKT. 31) by Judge George H. Wu: The Court finds good cause exists to set the Scheduling Conference in this matter for the same day as the hearing on the motion to dismiss, 8/2/2018 at 08:30 AM. This means that the parties discovery obligations will begin 21 days earlier. The Court expects the parties to work together and continue to make best efforts to resolve their disputes regarding discovery with minimal Court involvement. (jp)
June 27, 2018 Filing 45 Joint REQUEST to Exceed Page Limitation through Consolidated Briefing on BlackBerry's Oppositions to Motions to Dismiss filed by plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Jaffe, Jordan)
June 26, 2018 Filing 44 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Stay pending FRCP 26(a) Preliminary Disclosures, FRCP 26(f) Report, Discovery and Scheduling Order 43 filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit)(Asperger, James)
June 26, 2018 Filing 43 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Stay pending FRCP 26(a) Preliminary Disclosures, FRCP 26(f) Report, Discovery and Scheduling Order filed by Defendants' Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum, # 2 Declaration, # 3 Exhibit A, # 4 Exhibit B, # 5 Exhibit C, # 6 Exhibit D, # 7 Proposed Order) (Brigham, Matthew)
June 26, 2018 Filing 42 Notice of Withdrawal of Motion to Stay Order (other), 39 filed by Defendants' Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Brigham, Matthew)
June 25, 2018 Filing 41 Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel: for attorney Jordan R Jaffe counsel for Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Adding Jordan R. Jaffe as counsel of record for BlackBerry Limited for the reason indicated in the G-123 Notice. Filed by plaintiff Jordan R. Jaffe. (Attorney Jordan R Jaffe added to party BlackBerry Limited(pty:pla))(Jaffe, Jordan)
June 22, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 40 ORDER RE JOINT REQUEST FOR EXPEDITED BRIEFING RE DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO STAY by Judge George H. Wu. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT the parties shall comply with the following briefing schedule: Defendants Facebook, Inc., WhatsApp, Inc., Instagrain Inc., and Instagram LLC, (collectively "Defendants") will file a Motion to Stay not to exceed five pages; Plaintiff Blackberry will respond to the motion within 5 days, not to exceed five pages. (mrgo)
June 21, 2018 Filing 39 [DOCUMENT WITHDRAW PER DOC. NO. 42] NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Stay pending FRCP 26(a) Preliminary Disclosures, FRCP 26(f) Report, Discovery and Scheduling Order filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum, # 2 Declaration Matthew J. Brigham, # 3 Exhibit A, # 4 Exhibit B, # 5 Exhibit C, # 6 Exhibit D, # 7 Proposed Order) (Brigham, Matthew) Modified on 6/27/2018 (mrgo).
June 21, 2018 Filing 38 Joint REQUEST to Expedite Briefing re Defendants' Motion to Stay filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Brigham, Matthew)
June 11, 2018 Filing 37 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by Defendants' Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc., re Sealed Document, 36 served on June 11, 2018. (Keefe, Heidi)
June 11, 2018 Filing 36 SEALED DOCUMENT Unredacted Version of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Unredacted Exhibit A to Defendants' Request for Judicial Notice re NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Dismiss Case 31 , Order on Motion for Leave to File Document Under Seal, 35 filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Unredacted Document)(Keefe, Heidi)
June 8, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 35 ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO FILE DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS 32 by Judge George H. Wu. The following documents shall be filed under seal or in redacted form: Unredacted version of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss - Identified portions of pages 23 and 24; Exhibit A to Defendants' Request for Judicial Notice - Entire document. (lom)
June 7, 2018 Filing 34 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by Defendants' Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc., re Sealed Declaration in SupportDeclaration,, 33 served on June 7, 2018. (Brigham, Matthew)
June 7, 2018 Filing 33 SEALED DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF APPLICATION to file document Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Exhibit A to Request for Judicial Notice under seal 32 filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Unredacted Document Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, # 2 Unredacted Document Exhibit A to Request for Judicial Notice)(Brigham, Matthew)
June 7, 2018 Filing 32 APPLICATION to file document Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Exhibit A to Request for Judicial Notice under seal filed by Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Redacted Document Memorandum of Points and Authorities, # 2 Redacted Document Exhibit A to Request for Judicial Notice, # 3 Proposed Order)(Brigham, Matthew)
June 7, 2018 Filing 31 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Dismiss Case filed by Defendants' Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. Motion set for hearing on 8/2/2018 at 08:30 AM before Judge George H. Wu. (Attachments: # 1 Redacted Document Memo of Points and Authorities, # 2 Exhibit Request for Judicial Notice, # 3 Redacted Document Exhibit A to Request for Judicial Notice, # 4 Proposed Order) (Keefe, Heidi)
May 25, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 30 ORDER RE STIPULATION TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND BRIEFING SCHEDULE ON MOTION TO DISMISS by Judge George H. Wu, re Stipulation for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply, 29 . Having considered the stipulation and for good cause, the Court hereby EXTENDS the time for Defendants to respond to the first amended complaint and APPROVES the following briefing schedule with respect to Defendants planned motion to dismiss: 1. Motion shall be filed by: June 7, 2018; 2. Opposition due: June 28, 2018; 3. Reply due: July 12, 2018; 4. Hearing: August 2, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. (mrgo)
May 24, 2018 Filing 29 Joint STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Response and Briefing Schedule on Motion to Dismiss as to Amended Complaint/Petition, 15 filed by defendant Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Brigham, Matthew)
April 23, 2018 Filing 28 Local Rule 7.1-1 Certification and Notice of Interested Parties filed by defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc., identifying Facebook, Inc.. (Brigham, Matthew)
April 23, 2018 Filing 27 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Defendant Instagram, LLC identifying Facebook, Inc. as Corporate Parent. (Brigham, Matthew)
April 23, 2018 Filing 26 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Defendant WhatsApp Inc. identifying Facebook, Inc. as Corporate Parent. (Brigham, Matthew)
April 23, 2018 Filing 25 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Defendant Facebook, Inc. (Brigham, Matthew)
April 23, 2018 Filing 24 STIPULATION Extending Time to Answer the complaint as to All Defendants, re Amended Complaint/Petition, 15 filed by defendants Instagram, Inc., WhatsApp Inc., Instagram, LLC, Facebook, Inc..(Attorney Matthew J Brigham added to party Facebook, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Matthew J Brigham added to party Instagram, Inc.(pty:dft), Attorney Matthew J Brigham added to party Instagram, LLC(pty:dft), Attorney Matthew J Brigham added to party WhatsApp Inc.(pty:dft))(Brigham, Matthew)
April 13, 2018 Filing 23 PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited, upon Defendant Instagram, LLC served on 4/6/2018, answer due 4/27/2018. Service of the Summons and Complaint were executed upon Becky DeGeorge, CSC Lawyers Incorporating Service, Registered Agent in compliance with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by service on a domestic corporation, unincorporated association, or public entity.Original Summons NOT returned. (Asperger, James)
April 13, 2018 Filing 22 PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited, upon Defendant Instagram, Inc. served on 4/6/2018, answer due 4/27/2018. Service of the Summons and Complaint were executed upon Becky DeGeorge, CSC Lawyers Incorporating Service, Registered Agent in compliance with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by service on a domestic corporation, unincorporated association, or public entity.Original Summons NOT returned. (Asperger, James)
April 13, 2018 Filing 21 PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited, upon Defendant WhatsApp Inc. served on 4/6/2018, answer due 4/27/2018. Service of the Summons and Complaint were executed upon Becky DeGeorge, CSC Lawyers Incorporating Service, Registered Agent in compliance with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by service on a domestic corporation, unincorporated association, or public entity.Original Summons NOT returned. (Asperger, James)
April 13, 2018 Filing 20 PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited, upon Defendant Facebook, Inc. served on 4/6/2018, answer due 4/27/2018. Service of the Summons and Complaint were executed upon Becky DeGeorge, CSC Lawyers Incorporating Service, Registered Agent in compliance with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by service on a domestic corporation, unincorporated association, or public entity.Original Summons NOT returned. (Asperger, James)
April 5, 2018 Filing 19 21 DAY Summons Issued re First Amended Complaint/Petition, 15 as to defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Instagram, LLC, WhatsApp Inc.. (mrgo)
April 4, 2018 Filing 18 NOTICE of Related Case(s) filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. Related Case(s): 2:18-cv-02693 (Asperger, James)
April 4, 2018 Filing 17 REPORT ON THE FILING OF AN ACTION Regarding a Patent or a Trademark (Initial Notification) filed by BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
April 4, 2018 Filing 16 Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Amended Complaint/Petition, 15 filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
April 4, 2018 Filing 15 First AMENDED COMPLAINT against Defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., WhatsApp Inc., Instagram, LLC amending Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 , filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L)(Asperger, James)
March 15, 2018 Filing 14 Standing Order Re Final Pre-Trial Conferences for Civil Jury Trials Before Judge George H. Wu by Judge George H. Wu. (See document for details) (mrgo)
March 7, 2018 Filing 13 21 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 as to defendants Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., WhatsApp Inc. (mrgo)
March 6, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 12 ORDER TO TRANSFER CASE TO THE PATENT PILOT PROGRAM by Judge Dolly M. Gee. Case transferred from Judge Dolly M. Gee to Judge George H. Wu for all further proceedings. Case number now reads 2:18-cv-01844 GW(KSx). (rn)
March 6, 2018 Filing 11 Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
March 6, 2018 Filing 10 NOTICE OF DEFICIENCIES in Request to Issue Summons RE: Summons Request 3 . The following error(s) was found: The caption of the summons must match the caption of the complaint verbatim. If the caption is too large to fit in the space provided, enter the name of the first party and then write see attached.Next, attach a face page of the complaint or a second page addendum to the Summons. The summons cannot be issued until this defect has been corrected. Please correct the defect and re-file your request. (ghap)
March 6, 2018 Filing 9 NOTICE TO PARTIES OF COURT-DIRECTED ADR PROGRAM filed. (ghap)
March 6, 2018 Filing 8 NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT to District Judge Dolly M. Gee and Magistrate Judge Karen L. Stevenson. (ghap)
March 6, 2018 Filing 7 REPORT ON THE FILING OF AN ACTION Regarding a Patent or a Trademark (Initial Notification) filed by BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
March 6, 2018 Filing 6 NOTICE of Related Case(s) filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Notice of Pendency of Other Actions or Proceedings) (Asperger, James)
March 6, 2018 Filing 5 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited (Asperger, James)
March 6, 2018 Filing 4 NOTICE of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited, (Asperger, James)
March 6, 2018 Filing 3 Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
March 6, 2018 Filing 2 CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Asperger, James)
March 6, 2018 Filing 1 COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-21360760 - Fee: $400, filed by Plaintiff BlackBerry Limited. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J) (Attorney James R Asperger added to party BlackBerry Limited(pty:pla))(Asperger, James)

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