IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA OTC SOLUTIONS, LLC; GOLDEN

DRAGON MEDIA, INC.; and PUDONG, LLC, Plaintiffs, v. JOHN DOES 1-50, Defendants. Case No. 1:10-cv-500

MOTION FOR ACCELERATED, PRE-CONFERENCE DISCOVERY (FED. R. CIV. P. 26(D))

Plaintiffs OTC Solutions, LLC, Golden Dragon Media, Inc., and Pudong, LLC (“Plaintiffs”), by and through counsel, move this Court pursuant to Rule 26(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for an Order permitting discovery in advance of the required Rule 26(f) discovery conference, allowing Plaintiffs to serve subpoenas on thirdparty entities for the limited purpose of securing identifying information related to the John Does named in the underlying complaint. Despite independent efforts to investigate the identities of the individuals who committed the alleged crimes against Plaintiffs that are set forth in Plaintiffs’ Complaint, Plaintiffs have been unable to identify the true identities of the John Doe Defendants. In order to proceed with this action, Plaintiffs must be allowed to conduct early discovery, through targeted third-party subpoenas, to secure information regarding the identity of some, if not all, of the John Doe Defendants currently named in this matter. Plaintiffs cannot participate in a Rule 26(f) conference against John Doe Defendants whose

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identities are not yet known, and Plaintiffs have already exhausted all means of independently investigating the identities without the assistance of this Court. Accordingly, Plaintiffs respectfully seek leave of this Court to proceed with limited, accelerated, pre-conference discovery. This motion is supported more fully by the

memorandum in support thereof and the associated declarations filed concurrently herewith.

DATED this 29th day of June, 2010. /s/ M. Todd Sullivan
M. Todd Sullivan, NCSB # 24554 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC Post Office Box 831 Raleigh, North Carolina 27602 Telephone: (919) 755-2100 Facsimile: (919) 755-6058 Email: tsullivan@wcsr.com

ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF OF COUNSEL: Brent R. Baker Juliette P. White John E. Delaney Michael W. Young PARSONS BEHLE & LATIMER 201 South Main Street #1800 Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Phone: 801-532-1234 Fax: 801-536-6111 BBaker@parsonsbehle.com JWhite@parsonsbehle.com

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify I electronically filed the MOTION FOR ACCELERATED PRECONFERENCE DISCOVERY with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the following non-CM/ECF participants by United States first class mail, postage prepaid and addressed as follows:

DATED this 29th day of June, 2010.

/s/ M. Todd Sullivan
M. Todd Sullivan, NCSB # 24554 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC Post Office Box 831 Raleigh, North Carolina 27602 Telephone: (919) 755-2100 Facsimile: (919) 755-6058 Email: tsullivan@wcsr.com

ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF OF COUNSEL: Brent R. Baker Juliette P. White John E. Delaney Michael W. Young PARSONS BEHLE & LATIMER 201 South Main Street #1800 Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Phone: 801-532-1234 Fax: 801-536-6111 BBaker@parsonsbehle.com JWhite@parsonsbehle.com

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