Match Group, LLC v. Bumble Trading Inc.

Western District of Texas, txwd-6:2018-cv-00080

Joint MOTION to Enter Scheduling Order by Match Group, LLC.

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS WACO DIVISION MATCH GROUP, LLC § § § Plaintiff, § § No. 6:18-cv-00080-ADA v. § § BUMBLE TRADING, INC. § JURY TRIAL DEMANDED § Defendant. § § § JOINT MOTION TO ENTER SCHEDULING ORDER Based on the Court's guidance during the recent November 5, 2018 hearing, the parties have met and conferred on a case schedule through the scheduled May 23, 2018 Markman hearing. That proposed schedule is below. Date Event December 12, 2018 Serve Initial Disclosures December 20, 2018 File Proposed Protective Order The Proposed Protective Order shall be filed as a separate motion with the caption indicating whether or not the proposed order is opposed in any part. January 21, 2019 Serve Infringement Contentions March 8, 2019 Serve Invalidity Contentions March 22, 2019 Exchange Proposed Claim Terms March 29, 2019 Exchange Preliminary Claim Constructions and Evidence April 8, 2019 File Joint Claim Construction Statement April 15, 2019 Complete Claim Construction Discovery April 22, 2019 Parties Shall Each File Their Opening Claim Construction Briefs 1 Date Event May 8, 2019 Parties Shall Each Responsive Claim Construction Briefs May 16, 2019 Parties Shall Each File Their Reply Claim Construction Briefs. Arguments in Reply should be limited to arguments made in the Parties' Responsive Briefs. May 23, 2019 Markman Hearing: District Courtroom #1, on the Third Floor of the United States Courthouse, 800 Franklin Ave., Waco, TX at 9:00 AM. The parties jointly request that the Court enter the scheduling order attached as Exhibit A. The parties will negotiate a new, post-Markman case schedule after the Court's Markman Order is issued. DATED: December 7, 2018 Respectfully submitted, CALDWELL CASSADY & CURRY By: /s/ Bradley W. Caldwell Bradley W. Caldwell Texas State Bar No. 24040630 Email: bcaldwell@caldwellcc.com John F. Summers Texas State Bar No. 24079417 Email: jsummers@caldwellcc.com Warren J. McCarty, III Texas State Bar No. 24107857 Email: wmccarty@caldwellcc.com CALDWELL CASSADY CURRY P.C. 2101 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75201 Telephone: (214) 888-4848 Facsimile: (214) 888-4849 John P. Palmer State Bar. 15430600 Email: palmer@namanhowell.com Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, PLLC 2 400 Austin Avenue, 8th Floor P.O. Box 1470 Waco, TX 76701 Telephone: (254) 755-4100 Facsimile: (254) 754-6331 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF MATCH GROUP, LLC By: /s/ Joseph M. Drayton (by permission) Joseph M. Drayton (Pro Hac Vice) NY Bar No. 2875318 COOLEY LLP 1114 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10036 Telephone: (212) 479-6000 Facsimile: (212) 479-6275 jdrayton@cooley.com Michael G. Rhodes (Pro Hac Vice) CA Bar No. 116127 Matthew Caplan (Pro Hac Vice) CA Bar No. 260388 COOLEY LLP 101 California Street, 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111-5800 Telephone (415) 693-2000 Facsimile: (415) 693-2222 mrhodes@cooley.com mcaplan@cooley.com Rose S. Whelan (Pro Hac Vice) DC Bar No. 999367 COOLEY LLP 1299 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Suite 700 Washington, DC 20004 Telephone: (202) 842-7800 Facsimile: (202) 842-7899 rwhelan@cooley.com 3 Deron R. Dacus Texas Bar No. 00790553 THE DACUS FIRM, PC 821 ESE Loop 323, Suite 430 Tyler, TX 75701 Telephone: (903) 705-1117 Facsimile: (903) 581-2543 ddacus@dacusfirm.com ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT BUMBLE TRADING, INC. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that the foregoing document was filed electronically with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to all counsel of record on December 7, 2018. Bradley W. Caldwell Bradley W. Caldwell 4