Ixi Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al v. Apple, Inc.

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-03755

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1 Ameet A. Modi (admitted pro hac vice) DESMARAIS LLP 2 230 Park Avenue New York, NY 10169 3 Tel: 212-351-3400 Fax: 212-351-3401 4 Counsel for Defendant Apple Inc. 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD., et al., Case No. 4:15-CV-03752-HSG Plaintiffs, 11 DECLARATION OF AMEET A. v. MODI IN SUPPORT OF 12 ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SAMSUNG ELECS. CO., LTD. et al., CONSIDER WHETHER CASES 13 SHOULD BE RELATED PER CIVIL Defendants. L.R. 3-12 FILED BY SAMSUNG 14 ELECS. CO., LTD. ET AL. AND APPLE INC. 15 16 IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD., et al., Case No. 4:15-CV-03755-HSG 17 Plaintiffs, 18 v. 19 APPLE INC., 20 Defendant. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 MODI DECLARATION Case Nos. 4:15-CV-03752-HSG, 4:15-CV-03755-HSG 1 I, Ameet A. Modi, declare: 2 1. I am admitted pro hac vice to this Court and an attorney with the law firm of Desmarais 3 LLP, counsel of record for Apple Inc. ("Apple") in the above-captioned matter. I submit this 4 declaration based on personal knowledge, and if called upon as a witness, I could competently testify 5 to the truth of each statement herein. 6 2. Apple and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 7 ("Samsung") filed their respective Declaratory Judgment Complaints on Friday, October 18, 2019. 8 Apple Inc. v. IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd., et al., No. 4:19-cv-6769 ("Apple v. IXI DJ") (filed October 18, 9 2019); Samsung Elecs. Co., et al. v. IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd., et al., No. 4:19-cv-6773 ("Samsung v. IXI 10 DJ") (filed October 18, 2019). On Monday, October 21, 2019, Apple and Samsung sent a draft of 11 this administrative motion to IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. and IXI IP, LLC ("IXI"). See Civ. L.R. 7-11(a). 12 However, due to the quick turnaround time to inform the Court of the Declaratory Judgment actions 13 prior to the Case Management Conference in this case, Apple and Samsung have not yet been able to 14 confer with IXI. 15 16 Executed on October 21, 2019, in New York, New York. 17 I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. 18 19 Dated: October 21, 2019 /s/ Ameet A. Modi 20 Ameet A. Modi (admitted pro hac vice) 21 DESMARAIS LLP 230 Park Avenue 22 New York, New York 10169 Tel: 212-351-3400 23 Fax: 212-351-3401 24 Counsel for Defendant Apple Inc. 25 26 27 28 MODI DECLARATION Case Nos. 4:15-CV-03752-HSG, 4:15-CV-03755-HSG