UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 17, 2009
THE CENTRAL INSTITUTE FOR EXPERIMENTAL ANIMALS, A JAPANESE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF,
THE JACKSON LABORATORY, A MAINE CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kenneth E. Keller United States District Judge
STIPULATED REQUEST AND  ORDER TO EXTEND THE MEDIATION DEADLINE
WHEREAS, on April 17, 2009, this Court referred the above-captioned case to the ADR Department for mediation, and ordered the parties to complete mediation no later than July 16, 2009 (D.I. 43); WHEREAS, on April 23, 2009, this Court appointed Jack Russo, Esq. of Russo & Hale as the mediator (D.I. 45);
WHEREAS, on two separate occasions, the parties were able to schedule dates with Mr. Russo for the mediation, for August 16, 2009 and September 2, 2009, respectively, but counsel for 8 the parties each had unexpected medical conditions that required postponement of the scheduled mediations;
WHEREAS, the parties have conferred among themselves and communicated with Mr. Russo about scheduling a new date for the mediation and determined that November 12, 2009 is the earliest agreeable date for mediation;
WHEREAS, the parties respectfully request an extension of the mediation deadline to November 12, 2009;
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED and agreed by and between the parties, through their respective counsel of record, that the deadline to complete mediation shall be extended to November 12, 2009.
Dated: November 2, 2009
I hereby attest that I have been authorized by Counsel for The Jackson Laboratory to execute this Stipulated Request and [Proposed] Order to Extend the Mediation Deadline.
Executed on this 2nd day of November, 2009.
PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED.
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