This afternoon, Chief Judge Pallmeyer entered a second general order updating the first general order (which extended all civil deadlines 21 days) and further addressing the “Coronavirus COVID-19 public Emergency” The Court ordered as follows:

  • For all civil cases, all case deadlines whether set by the Federal Rules, Local Rules, Court order or Executive Committee

Coach, Inc. v. Di Da Import & Export, Inc. (d/b/a Di Da New York), No. 13 C 7165, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 15, 2015) (Der-Yeghiayan, J.).

Judge Der-Yeghiayan granted in part defendants’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) & (5) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and insufficient service of process in

Apotex, Inc. v. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., No. 12 C 9295 & 15 C 3695, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 8, 2016) (Coleman, J.).

Judge Coleman granted plaintiff Apotex’s motion for summary judgment of noninfringement in this ANDA patent case seeking to manufacture and sell generic version of Benicar and Benicar HCT.

As an initial

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

DR Distribs., LLC v. 21st Century Smoking, Inc., No. 12 C 50324, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 15, 2015) (Johnston, Mag. J.).

Judge Johnston denied defendants’ motion to compel the deposition of plaintiff’s prior trademark prosecution counsel.

Citing the “goose-and-gander” and “same monks, same haircuts” rule, the Court sought to be consistent in

Envirogen Techs., Inc. v. Maxim Construction Corp., No. 14 C 2090, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 18, 2015) (Zagel, J.).

Judge Zagel denied defendant City of Crystal Lake’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss pursuant to the Colorado River doctrine in this patent and breach of contract case.

The Court considered the