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Robert L. McGeorge; (202) 307-6361
D.C. Bar No. 91900
Tracey D. Chambers; (202) 305-3283
D.C. Bar No. 449875
Janet R. Urban; (202) 307-6479
Maryland Bar No. 222322468
Andrew K. Rosa; (202) 307-0886
Hawaii Bar No. 6366
John R. Read; (202) 307-0468
D.C. Bar No. 419373
United States Department of Justice
325 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 307-2784 (fax)
Attorneys for Plaintiff United States of America


IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

LSL BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC., et al.,                    

                  Defendants.


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Case No.: CV-00-529-TUC-RCC

MOTION FOR
EXTENSION OF TIME TO
OPPOSE THE MOTION OF
DEFENDANTS
LSL BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
AND LSL PLANTSCIENCE LLC
TO DISMISS THE COMPLAINT
(First Request)

Pursuant to Rules 6(b) and 12(a), Fed. R. Civ. P., and Local Rule 1.10(n), Plaintiff hereby moves to extend, until February 2, 2001, the date to oppose the Motion of Defendants LSL Biotechnologies, Inc. and LSL PlantScience LLC to Dismiss the Complaint, filed on December 5, 2000. Plaintiff requests this extension in order to review the motion and prepare a response. Undersigned counsel understand that Defendants consent to this motion. A proposed form of order accompanies this motion.

DATED this     15th     day of December, 2000.


FOR PLAINTIFF UNITED STATES

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Robert L. McGeorge
Tracey D. Chambers
Janet R. Urban
Andrew K. Rosa
John R. Read
Trial Attorneys
Department of Justice
Antitrust Division


IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

LSL BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC., et al.,                    

                  Defendants.


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Case No.: CV-00-529-TUC-RCC

PROPOSED ORDER FOR
EXTENSION OF TIME TO
OPPOSE THE MOTION OF
DEFENDANTS
LSL BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
AND LSL PLANTSCIENCE LLC
TO DISMISS THE COMPLAINT
(First Request)

Upon motion of Plaintiff, there being no opposition from Defendants, and good cause appearing,

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff may have until February 2, 2001, to file an opposition to the Motion of Defendants LSL Biotechnologies, Inc. and LSL PlantScience LLC to Dismiss the Complaint, filed on December 5, 2000.

DATED this ____ day of _______________________, 20____.

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HON. RANER C. COLLINS
United States District Judge


CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I hereby certify that I have caused a copy of the foregoing Motion for Extension of Time to Oppose the Motion of Defendants LSL Biotechnologies, Inc. and LSL PlantScience LLC to Dismiss the Complaint (First Request) to be served on counsel for defendants in this matter in the manner set forth below:

By first class mail, postage prepaid:

William J. Kolasky
Thomas F. Connell
Jeffrey D. Ayer
Jay V. Prabhu
Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering
2445 M Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037-1420
Attorneys for Defendants LSL Biotechnologies, Inc. and LSL PlantScience LLC

Clifford B. Altfeld
Leonard Felker Altfeld Greenberg & Battaile, P.C.
250 North Meyer Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85702-0191
Attorneys for Defendants LSL Biotechnologies, Inc. and LSL PlantScience LLC

Charles Westland
Michael Nolan
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
1 Chase Manhattan Plaza
New York, NY 10005
Attorneys for Defendant Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.

Kim E. Williamson
Kim E. Williamson P.L.C.
504 South Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
Attorneys for Defendant Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.


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Andrew K. Rosa
Antitrust Division
U.S. Department of Justice
325 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 307-0886