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

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

Statement of Recent Decision in Support of 173 Opposition/Response to Motion for Leave to Amend Its Infringement Contentions and Asserted Claims by Samsung Electronics America Inc, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. Modified on 4/30/2019

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1 Gregory S. Arovas, P.C. (pro hac vice) Harrison J. Frahn IV (CA Bar No. 206822) Todd M. Friedman, P.C. (pro hac vice) hfrahn@stblaw.com 2 KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 601 Lexington Avenue 2475 Hanover Street 3 New York, New York 10022 Palo Alto, California 94304 Telephone: (212) 446-4800 Telephone: (650) 251-5000 4 Facsimile: (212) 446-4900 Facsimile: (650) 251-5002 greg.arovas@kirkland.com 5 todd.friedman@kirkland.com Attorneys for Defendant Apple Inc. 6 Attorneys for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 7 [Additional Counsel Listed on Signature Page] 8 9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 11 OAKLAND DIVISION 12 13 IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD. and IXI IP, LLC, Case No. 4:15-cv-03755-HSG Plaintiffs, 14 DEFENDANTS' STATEMENT OF v. RECENT DECISION IN SUPPORT 15 OF DEFENDANTS' OPPOSITION TO APPLE INC., PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR LEAVE 16 Defendant, TO AMEND ITS INFRINGEMENT CONTENTIONS AND ASSERTED Defendant. 17 CLAIMS 18 Date: May 9, 2019 Time: 2:00 p.m. 19 Courtroom: 2, Fourth Floor Judge: Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. 20 IXI MOBILE (R&D) LTD. and IXI IP, LLC, Case No. 4:15-cv-03752-HSG 21 (RELATED CASE) Plaintiffs, 22 v. 23 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., et al., Defendants. 24 25 26 27 28 DEFS.' STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION CASE NO. 15-CV-03755-HSG 1 Pursuant to L.R. 7-3(d)(2), Defendants Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Samsung 2 Electronics America Inc. (collectively, "Defendants") respectfully submit this Statement of Recent 3 Opinion. The opinion was published after March 21, 2019, when Defendants filed their Opposition To 4 Plaintiffs' Motion For Leave To Amend Its Infringement Contentions And Asserted Claims [Dkt. 173, 5 in opposition to Dkt. 166], and addresses denial of a motion to amend in view of the preclusive effect 6 of decisions rendered by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB") in inter partes review 7 proceedings. See Fellowes, Inc. v. Acco Brands Corp., No. 10-cv-7587, 2019 WL 1762910 at *6 (N.D. 8 Ill. Apr. 22, 2019) (citing XY, LLC v. Trans Ova Genetics, 890 F.3d 1282, 1294 (Fed. Cir. 2018)). A 9 copy of the opinion is attached as Exhibit A. 10 April 29, 2019 Respectfully submitted, 11 By /s/ Harrison J. Frahn IV Harrison J. Frahn IV (CA Bar No. 206822) 12 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 2475 Hanover Street 13 Palo Alto, California 94304 Telephone: (650) 251-5000 14 Facsimile: (650) 251-5002 hfrahn@stblaw.com 15 Attorneys for Apple Inc. 16 17 By /s/ Todd M. Friedman, P.C. Gregory S. Arovas, P.C. (admitted pro hac vice) 18 Todd M. Friedman, P.C. (admitted pro hac vice) KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 19 601 Lexington Avenue New York, New York 10022 20 Telephone: (212) 446-4800 Facsimile: (212) 446-4900 21 greg.arovas@kirkland.com todd.friedman@kirkland.com 22 David Rokach (admitted pro hac vice) 23 KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 300 N. LaSalle 24 Chicago, Illinois 60654 Telephone: (312) 862-2000 25 Facsimile: (212) 862-2200 david.rokach@kirkland.com 26 Brandon Brown 27 KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 555 California Street 28 San Francisco, California 94104 1 DEFS.' STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION CASE NO. 15-CV-03755-HSG 1 Telephone: (415) 439-1400 Facsimile: (415) 439-1500 2 brandon.brown@kirkland.com 3 Attorneys for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 DEFS.' STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION CASE NO. 15-CV-03755-HSG 1 ATTESTATION OF CONCURRENCE IN FILING 2 Pursuant to the Northern District of California Local Rule 5-1(i)(3), I attest that concurrence in 3 the filing of this document has been obtained from the other Signatories to this document. 4 By /s/ Todd M. Friedman Todd M. Friedman, P.C. (admitted pro hac vice) 5 KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP 601 Lexington Avenue 6 New York, New York 10022 Telephone: (212) 446-4800 7 Facsimile: (212) 446-4900 todd.friedman@kirkland.com 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 DEFS.' STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION CASE NO. 15-CV-03755-HSG