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									Google Inc. v. Compression Labs Inc et al                                                                                                                                       Doc. 16
                                                                                 Case 5:04-cv-03934-JF        Document 16        Filed 11/30/2004      Page 1 of 1

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                                                                            3                                 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
                                                                            4                               NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

                                                                            7   GOOGLE, INC.,

                                                                            8                 Plaintiff,                           No. C 04-3934 PJH
                                                                            9          v.                                          ORDER STAYING CASE PENDING
                                                                                                                                   JPML DECISION
                                                                           10   COMPRESSION LABS, INC., et al.,
  United States District Court

                                                                           11              Defendants.
                                 For the Northern District of California

                                                                           13          Before this court is defendants’ motion to dismiss or in the alternative to transfer.
                                                                           14   Plaintiff in its opposition to the motion requests a stay of the litigation pending a decision by
                                                                           15   the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation whether this case and seven others involving the
                                                                           16   same patent and filed throughout the country should be consolidated for pretrial purposes.
                                                                           17   Having read the parties’ papers and considered their arguments, the court hereby rules as

                                                                           18   follows.
                                                                           19          Defendants’ request to stay this matter is GRANTED, and all proceedings in this action

                                                                           20   are hereby STAYED pending a decision from the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.
                                                                           21   The December 8, 2004 hearing is VACATED. The parties are ordered to notify the court
                                                                           22   immediately after a decision is rendered by the JPML.

                                                                           23          IT IS SO ORDERED.
                                                                           24   Dated: November 30, 2004
                                                                           25                                                      PHYLLIS J. HAMILTON
                                                                                                                                   United States District Judge




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