IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
December 28, 2007
JELLY BELLY CANDY COMPANY, A MHPCALIFORNIA CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF,
ARAN CANDY LTD., AN IRISH CORPORATION, SWEETSTALL.COM LTD., A BRITISH CORPORATION, AND DOES 1 THROUGH 100, INCLUSIVE DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Judge Marilyn Hall Patel United States District Court Judge
JOINT STIPULATION TO CONTINUE CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE AND EXTEND TIME TO ANSWER COMPLAINT AND [PROPOSED] ORDER THEREON
Plaintiff, JELLY BELLY CANDY COMPANY ("Plaintiff"), and Defendants ARAN CANDY LTD. and SWEETSTALL.COM, LTD. ("Defendants"), mutually agree and 3 respectfully request this Court to continue the Case Management Conference currently set for Monday, January 28, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. The parties propose to continue the Case Management Conference to Monday, March 10, 2008 at 4:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as this Court is available. The reason for this request is that lead counsel for Plaintiff, Karen Vogel Weil, will be in trial in the case captioned Applied Medical Resources Corporation v. United States Surgical Corporation and Tyco Healthcare Group, LP, Case No. SACV 03-9 2 1267 CJC (MLGx), currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Trial is set to commence on January 15, 2008 and is expected to last approximately four (4) weeks. Plaintiff's counsel needs sufficient time after the conclusion of that trial to complete the Rule 26(f) conference and prepare the Joint Case Management Conference Statement prior to the Status Conference in this case.
It is further stipulated by and between the parties, through their respective counsel of record, and subject to the approval of this Court, that the time to answer the initial complaint in the above-entitled matter be extended to April 9, 2008. This is the first request for an extension of time. The reason for this request is that the parties are pursuing settlement of this matter, and the requested extension will allow the parties to focus on attempting to resolve their dispute.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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