in Leiber et al. v. Consumer Empowerment BV et al. (Mar. 4, 2002)
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1 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002
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3 (COURT IN SESSION at 1:30 p.m.)
4 THE CLERK: Item number 12, CV 01-9923-SVW, Jerry
7 MR. RAMOS: Your Honor, Carey Ramos, for the
9 MR. BRIDGES: Good morning, your Honor.
12 THE COURT: Now, this is your motion to consolidate.
14 MR. RAMOS: Yes, your Honor, I have.
15 THE COURT: I'm going to grant the motion to
19 MR. RAMOS: Understood, your Honor.
22 THE COURT: All right.
23 MR. RAMOS: Thank you.
24 MR. WILSON: Your Honor, Ken Wilson from Perkins
1 issue here which is class certification.
2 Plaintiffs have moved for class certification. We've
7 My question, really, is, how is the schedule going to
11 THE COURT: Well, even if there's not a class, you're
13 MR. RAMOS: Absolutely, your Honor.
14 THE COURT: Then operate on two fronts.
15 MR. RAMOS: The schedule that we've agreed to with
21 THE COURT: Why can't you participate in discovery on
24 MR. WILSON: Well, your Honor, I suppose we'll have
1 doing discovery for the studios in the MGM case. We've got
7 THE COURT: Why are you going to have to depose all
9 MR. WILSON: Well, your Honor, it's not just the
14 In the parties' initial disclosures, they have
18 THE COURT: How do you respond?
19 MR. RAMOS: Your Honor, we only have five -- I'll
21 THE COURT: Yes.
22 MR. RAMOS: We only have five representative
1 would really be necessary on a class certification
3 We've moved for class certification in the Napster
7 THE COURT: All right.
8 The Order that I made in MGM versus Grokster is
11 Thank you.
12 MR. RAMOS: Thank you, your Honor.
13 MR. BRIDGES: Thank you, your Honor.
14 MR. WILSON: Thank you, your Honor.
15 (END OF PROCEEDINGS.)
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