Federal Trade Commission v. Directv, Inc. et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01129

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting {{104}} Stipulation Re 101 Clerk's Notice, Joint Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Continuing Case Management Conference.

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1 Counsel Listed on Signature Page 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 11 FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Case No. 3:15-cv-01129 HSG 12 Plaintiff, Assigned to the Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. 13 v. Referral to the Hon. Maria-Elena James 14 DIRECTV, a corporation, JOINT STIPULATION AND ORDER 15 CONTINUING CASE MANAGEMENT and CONFERENCE 16 DIRECTV, LLC, a limited liability Complaint Filed: March 11, 2015 17 company, Trial Date: December 5, 2016 18 Defendants. 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER 3:15-CV-01129 1 Pursuant to Local Rule 6-2 and 7-12, Defendants DIRECTV and DIRECTV, LLC 2 (collectively "DIRECTV") and Plaintiff Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), hereby stipulate and 3 respectfully request as follows: 4 1. On February 8, 2016, the parties filed their Joint Stipulation and [Proposed] Order 5 Extending Case Deadlines. [Dkt. No. 100]. 6 2. On February 9, 2016, the Clerk gave notice that a Case Management Conference has 7 been set for February 16, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. [Dkt. No. 101]. 8 3. Chad Hummel, lead trial counsel for DIRECTV, will be in trial on February 16, 2016, 9 in the matter captioned as Mount Olympus Mortgage Co. v. Benjamin Anderson, et al., Case No. 30- 10 2014-00729438-CU-BT-CJC in the Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of 11 Orange (Hon. Craig Griffin presiding). The trial days in that matter are Tuesday through Thursday. 12 In addition, lead trial counsel for the FTC will be out-of-town during the week of February 15, 2016, 13 although he could return for a hearing if necessary. 14 4. DIRECTV has asked the FTC if it is available for the Case Management Conference 15 on Monday, February 22, 2016 and whether it would agree to continue the Case Management 16 Conference to that date. Eric Edmondson, lead trial counsel for the FTC, stated that he is available 17 on February 22, 2016. 18 5. Accordingly, in order to allow lead trial counsel to appear for the Case Management 19 Conference, the parties hereby agree and respectfully request that this Court continue the Case 20 Management Conference to Monday, February 22, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the 21 matter may be heard before the Court. 22 6. This is the first time the parties have requested that the Case Management Conference 23 be continued. The Court has previously continued (a) the deadline for the FTC to move to strike 24 DIRECTV's affirmative defenses [Dkt. No. 23]; (b) the deadline for the FTC to file a response to 25 DIRECTV's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [Dkt. No. 64]; (c) the deadline for DIRECTV to 26 file a reply in support of its Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [Dkt. Nos. 64, 87]; and (d) the 27 hearing date on DIRECTV's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [see Dkt. Nos. 64, 87, 99]. 28 // 1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER 3:15-CV-01129 1 Dated: February 11, 2016 SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP 2 3 By: /s/ Chad S. Hummel 4 Chad S. Hummel Attorneys for Defendants 5 DIRECTV and DIRECTV, LLC 6 Dated: February 11, 2016 FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 7 8 By: /s/ Eric D. Edmondson 9 Eric D. Edmondson 10 Attorneys for Plaintiff 11 Filer's Attestation: Pursuant to Local Rule 5-1(i)(3), regarding signatures, Chad S. Hummel 12 hereby attests that concurrence in the filing of this document has been obtained from Eric D. 13 Edmondson. 14 ____________________________________________________________________________ 15 ORDER 16 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS ORDERED EXCEPT THAT: 17 a. The Case Management Conference is continued to March 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. 18 19 Dated: February 11, 2016 ___________________________________ 20 Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER 3:15-CV-01129