Flair Airlines, Inc. v Gregor LLC, No. 18 C 2023, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 3, 2019) (Guzman, J.).

Judge Guzman adopted the magistrate judge’s report and recommendations (R&R), denying defendants’ motion to dismiss and for sanctions based upon defendant’s alleged spoliation of evidence from plaintiff Flair Airlines’ computer systems.

The Court adopted the

Flair Airlines, Ltd. v. Gregor LLC, No. 18 C 2023, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 17, 2019) (Guzman, J.).

Judge Guzman denied plaintiff’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss certain of defendants’ counterclaims in this case involving Lanham Act trademark infringement and deceptive trade practices, copyright and related state law claims.

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Young v. Stone, No. 13 C 4920, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 28, 2014) (Guzman, J.). Judge Guzman granted defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(c) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s design patent infringement claim regarding defendant’s Putt-A-Round golf practice target.  The patented design and the accused golf practice target are depicted below: The Court held

TCYK, LLC v. Does 1-28, No. 13 C 3839, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. June 24, 2013) (Guzman, J.).

Judge Guzman sua sponte severed Does 2-28 and dismissed them without prejudice in this Bit Torrent copyright case.  Joinder was not proper pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 20 because while the Does were allegedly part

M. Arthur Gensler, Jr. & Associates, Inc. v. Strabala, No. 11 C 3945, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 21, 2012) (Guzman, J.).

Judge Guzman granted defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s Lanham Act false designation of origin and false advertising claims, as well as plaintiff’s Illinois Deceptive Trade Practices Act