The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
PRETRIAL PREPARATION ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, June 1, 2009 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 7 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF December 5, 2008 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than December 1, 2008 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: Initial Expert Reports no later than January 9, 2009.
Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal Expert Reports no later than January 23, 2009 .
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF February 13, 2009 .
DISCOVERY MATTERS are referred to a Magistrate Judge and are to be noticed for hearing before the assigned Magistrate Judge.
DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS shall be filed no later than February 27, 2009 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge ___________ and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: May 19, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.
COUNSEL WHO INTEND TO TRY THE CASE MUST ATTEND THE PRETRIAL CONFERENCE. Counsel shall be prepared to discuss all aspects of the case, including settlement. Pretrial shall conform to the attached instructions.
MEET AND CONFER (Civil L.R. 16-10(b)(5): Lead trial counsel shall meet and confer no later than April 13, 2009 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, February 20, 2009.
Case previously referred to Magistrate Judge Larson for Settlement Conference.
Parties have participated in a Private Mediation session with retired Judge Fern Smith.
Final Infringement Contentions: March 7, 2008.
Final Invalidity Contentions: March 27, 2008.
Disclosure of Opinion of Counsel: March 27, 2008.
Deadline to File Motions to Compel Fact Discovery: December 16, 2008. Deadline to File Motion to Compel Expert Discovery: March 5, 2009.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY ...