Maclean-Fogg Co. v. Guangzhou Hotlink Hardware Co, Ltd., No. 12 C 6796, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 11, 2012) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur sua sponte struck defendant’s answer for multiple deficiencies.  Initially, it was improperly signed by corporate defendant’s non-lawyer owner.  No non-lawyer can represent a party in federal Court.  Additionally, the answer had … Continue Reading