“Throughout this litigation, to label [defendant] as troublesome would be an understatement” is not a good way to start an opinion.
Judge Eskridge denied the request to amend, and … pretty much everything else the plaintiff asked for in this trademark case.
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Plaintiff sought “Corrective Actions and Sanctions for Violation of Protective Order and Abuse Of Settlement Process”.
The refiling of a case after a voluntary dismissal and an ITC ruling was the crux of the defendant’s motion.
This order striking Apple’s motion to transfer for failing to provide a deposition of its venue motion declarant was one I was looking forward to reading when I got back from vacation and trial.
Bit of excitement last month when Fintiv’s trial against Apple was continued to consider a motion for sanctions for late disclosure. This order resolved that.
Judge Albright denied the motion for sanctions, but did note that the issue might come up again.
Judge Lynn granted the defendant’s motion for summary judgment and sanctioned the plaintiff’s counsel for recycling parts of a response from a different case.
Judge Albright denied this motion addressed to a complaint that the defendant did not timely provide a witness’ contact information.
Everything was denied, that doesn’t mean it isn’t interesting.