Ixi Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-03752

Declaration of Todd M. Friedman

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DESMARAIS LLP Gregory S. Arovas, P.C. (admitted pro hac vice) 1 John M. Desmarais (CA SBN 320875) Todd M. Friedman, P.C. (admitted pro hac vice) Emily H. Chen (CA SBN 302966) KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 2 101 California Street, Suite 3070 601 Lexington Avenue San Francisco, CA 94111 New York, New York 10022 3 Tel: (415) 573-1900 Telephone: (212) 446-4800 Fax: (415) 573-1901 Facsimile: (212) 446-4900 4 greg.arovas@kirkland.com Ameet A. Modi (admitted pro hac vice) todd.friedman@kirkland.com 5 Cosmin Maier (admitted pro hac vice) Brian D. Matty (admitted pro hac vice) [Additional Counsel Listed on Signature Page] 6 Francesco D. Silletta (admitted pro hac vice) Joze Welsh (admitted pro hac vice) Counsel for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and 7 DESMARAIS LLP Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 230 Park Avenue 8 New York, NY 10169 Tel: 212-351-3400 9 Fax: 212-351-3401 10 Counsel for Defendant Apple Inc. 11 12 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 14 IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD., et al., Case No. 4:15-CV-03752-HSG Plaintiffs, 15 DECLARATION OF TODD M. v. FRIEDMAN IN SUPPORT OF 16 ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SAMSUNG ELECS. CO., LTD. et al., CONSIDER WHETHER CASES 17 SHOULD BE RELATED PER CIVIL Defendants. L.R. 3-12 FILED BY SAMSUNG 18 ELECS. CO., LTD. ET AL. AND APPLE INC. 19 20 IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD., et al., Case No. 4:15-CV-03755-HSG 21 Plaintiffs, 22 v. 23 APPLE INC., 24 Defendant. 25 26 27 28 DECLARATION Case Nos. 4:15-CV-03752-HSG, 4:15-CV-03755-HSG 1 I, Todd M. Friedman, declare: 2 1. I am admitted pro hac vice to this Court, counsel of record for the Samsung Defendants 3 in the above-captioned matter. I submit this declaration based on personal knowledge, and if called 4 upon as a witness, I could competently testify to the truth of each statement herein. 5 2. Defendants filed their respective Declaratory Judgment Complaints on Friday, October 6 18, 2019. Apple Inc. v. IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd., et al., No. 4:19-cv-6769 ("Apple v. IXI DJ") (filed 7 October 18, 2019); Samsung Elecs. Co., et al. v. IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd., et al., No. 4:19-cv-6773 8 ("Samsung v. IXI DJ") (filed October 18, 2019). On Monday, October 21, 2019, Defendants sent a 9 draft of this administrative motion to IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. and IXI IP, LLC ("IXI"). See Civ. L.R. 10 7-11(a). On October 23, 2019, Defendants reached out to IXI and again proposed that the parties 11 confer, but have not received a response to date. 12 13 Executed on October 24, 2019, in New York, New York. 14 I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. 15 16 Dated: October 24, 2019 /s/ Todd M. Friedman 17 Todd M. Friedman, P.C. (admitted pro hac vice) KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 18 601 Lexington Avenue New York, New York 10022 19 Telephone: (212) 446-4800 Facsimile: (212) 446-4900 20 todd.friedman@kirkland.com 21 Counsel for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and 22 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 23 24 25 26 27 28 DECLARATION Case Nos. 4:15-CV-03752-HSG, 4:15-CV-03755-HSG