LHF Prods., Inc. v. Does 1-31, No. 16 C 6803, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 11, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.).

Judge Shadur denied Doe defendant’s motion to quash plaintiff LHF Productions’ third party to Comcast seeking account information regarding what is allegedly Doe’s internet account in this BitTorrent copyright case.

The Court held that

Loggerhead Tools, LLC v. Sears Holdings Corp., No. 12-CV-9033, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 20, 2016) (Darrah, J.).

Judge Darrah granted plaintiff Loggerhead’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 37 motion to exclude late-produced financial information and rebuttal damages expert opinions relying upon the late-produced information in this IP case involving the Bionic Wrench.

Defendants produced

Glacier Films (USA), Inc. v. Does 1-29, No. 16 C 4016, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 15, 2015) (Darrah, J.).

Judge Darrah denied Doe 7’s motion to quash plaintiff Glacier Films’ subpoena to third party Comcast, Doe 7’s alleged internet service provider (“ISP”) and motion to dismiss for improper joinder in this BitTorrent case

Ali v. The Final Call, Inc., No. 13 C 6883, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 19, 2015) (Feinerman, J.).

Judge Feinerman granted defendant Final Call’s motion to strike one line of plaintiff’s errata sheet and denied plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment of liability in this copyright dispute involving plaintiff’s portrait of Minister Louis Farrakhan,

With amendments to the Federal Rules set to go into effect on December 1, the Seventh Circuit Pilot Program on Electronic Discovery is offering a CLE program on the e-discovery implications of the new rules on October 14 at 12pm CT.  Speakers include:

  • Judge Sheila Finnegan;
  • Nan Nolan (former Magistrate Judge and current JAMS mediator);

Fantasia Distrib., Inc. v. Rand Wholesale, Inc., No. 14 C 1546, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 2, 2014) (Chang, J.).

Judge Chang ruled upon the following discovery disputes in this case regarding alleged counterfeit sales of ehookah products:

  • Defendant Rand was to conduct a “reasonable” search for exchanges of returned products having plaintiff Fantasia’s

Fasteners for Retail, Inc. v. Andersen, No. 11 C 2164, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 22, 2014) (Durkin, J.).

 Judge Durkin granted in plaintiff Fasteners for Retail’s (“FFR”) motion to enforce the parties’ settlement agreement against defendant K International (“Kinder”) in this patent, Lanham Act and trade secret dispute.  The parties previously resolved this