Levi Strauss & Co., v. Zhejiang Weidu Co., Ltd., No. 16 C 7824, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 28, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.).

Judge Shadur sua sponte struck defendant Yogeemall’s answer and affirmative defenses with leave to refile for the following deficiencies:

  • Yogeemall’s denials based upon lack of information and belief were “oxymoronic.” One

Anuwave LLC v. Assoc. Banc-Corp. d/b/a Assoc. Bank, N.A., No. 16 C 9925, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 26, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.).

Judge Shadur sua sponte dismissed plaintiff Anuwave’s patent complaint for improper venue with leave to refile in defendant Associated Bank’s “home territory (which it shares with the Green Bay Packers, not

Paradine, LLC v. Felfel Corp. d/b/a Filfel Mediterranean Fast Food Restaurant, No. 16 C 7586, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 31, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.).

Judge Shadur advised defendant Felfel to respond to plaintiff Paradine’s Lanham Act false designation and unfair competition case regarding Felfel’s Filfel Mediterranean Fast Food Restaurant.

An individual who appeared

Hendrickson USA, L.L.C. v. Automann, Inc., No. 15 C 6486, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 6, 2015) (Shadur, Sen. J.).

Judge Shadur sua sponte fined plaintiff $100 for failure to comply with Local Rule 5.2(f) – requiring courtesy copies of all papers, including complaints, be served on chambers within one business day of filing. 

Wimo Labs, LLC v. Hub Pen Co., Inc., No. 15 C 8424, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 8, 2015) (Shadur, Sen. J.).

Judge Shadur sua sponte ordered plaintiff Wimo’s counsel to appear and discuss whether venue was proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) in this patent case.

Based upon Wimo’s complaint, the Court