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

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

ORDER: The Court seeks input from Defendants Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. ("Samsung") as to their views concerning a potential 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) motion to transfer Case No. 14-cv-4355 (RJS) to the Northern District of California. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT Defendants Samsung shall submit a letter response to a potential 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) motion to transfer to the Northern District of California by Tuesday, December 30, 2014. (Signed by Judge Richard J. Sullivan on 12/22/2014)

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~~~~s:--~~-;-~---===__;_r1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ELECTRONICALLY FILED IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD. and IXI IP LLC, Plaintiffs, ---~---''' -v- SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., et al., No. 14-cv-4355 (RJS) ORDER Defendants. IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD. and IXI IP LLC, Plaintiffs, -v- No. 14-cv-4428 (RJS) ORDER BLACKBERRY LIMITED and BLACKBERRY CORPORATION, Defendants. IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD. and IXI IP LLC, Plaintiffs, -v- No. 14-cv-7954 (RJS) ORDER APPLE INC., Defendant. RICHARD J. SULLIVAN, District Judge: The Court is in receipt of four documents in these related actions. First, the Court is in receipt of a letter from Defendant Apple Inc. ("Apple"), dated December 15, 2014, requesting a pre-motion conference to seek permission to file a motion to transfer Case No. 14-cv-7954 (RJS) to the Northern District of California pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a), or in the alternative, authorization from the Court to file the motion without a pre-motion conference. (Doc. No. 23, No. 14-cv-7954 (RJS)). Second, the Court is also in receipt of a letter from Defendants BlackBerry Limited and BlackBerry Corporation ("BlackBerry"), dated December 16, 2014, adopting Apple's reasoning and requesting to file a 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) motion to transfer a related case, Case No. 14-cv-4428 (RJS), to the Northern District of California. (Doc. No. 43, No. 14-cv-4428 (RJS)). Third, the Court is in receipt of a letter from Plaintiffs IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. and IXI IP LLC ("IXI"), dated December 18, 2014, in favor of resolving this matter in this Court in response to Apple's December 15, 2014 letter. (Doc. No. 24, No. 14-cv-7954 (RJS)). Fourth, the Court is in receipt of Plaintiffs IXI's letter, dated December 19, 2014, also in favor of resolving this matter in this Court in response to BlackBerry's December 16, 2014 letter. (Doc. No. 44, No. 14-cv-4428 (RJS)). The Court seeks input from Defendants Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. ("Samsung") as to their views concerning a potential 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) motion to transfer Case No. 14-cv-4355 (RJS) to the Northern District of California. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT Defendants Samsung shall submit a letter response to a potential 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) motion to transfer to the Northern District of California by Tuesday, December 30, 2014. SO ORDERED. ~S:?c?~r Dated: December 22, 2014 New York, New York RI ARDfSUtLIVAN aw UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2