DR Distribs., LLC v. 21 Century Smoking, Inc., No. 12 C 50324, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 12, 2019) (Johnston, Mag. J.).
Magistrate Judge Johnston denied defendants’ motion to amend dismissing their defamation counterclaim in this Lanham Act dispute.
At the outset, the Court explained that these “bizarre” circumstances – a party opposing its