The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, April 18, 2011 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 7 to 15 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF September 3, 2010 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than September 17, 2010 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than October 29, 2010.
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF November 19, 2010 .
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 December 17, 2010, opposition due by January 14, 2011; Reply due by January 21, 2011; Hearing set for February 11, 2011 at 9:00 a.m..
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge N/A and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: April 5, 2011 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 February 28, 2011 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, February 4, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, January 28, 2011.
Case referred to Private Mediation by agreement of the parties - to be concluded by July 16, 2010.
Rule 26 Disclosures due: February 5, 2010.
Deadline to Amend Pleadings: May 14, 2010.
Deadline to Answer Amended Pleadings: May 28, 2010.
Deadline to Inform the Court Re: Infringement & Invalidity Contentions: June 4, 2010. Deadline to Challenge Experts: December 17, 2010.
Stipulation to Confirm or Change Trial Date due: February 12, 2010.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY ...