Freeman Equip., Inc. v. Caterpillar, Inc., No. 16 C 9172, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 13, 2017) (Bucklo, J.).

Judge Bucklo denied defendant Caterpillar’s motion to disqualify plaintiff Freeman Equipment’s (“Freeman”) counsel in this patent case involving final drive guard assemblies.

Caterpillar sought disqualification for two reasons: 1) counsel’s allegedly improper interview of a