UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of California
January 11, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO TECHNOLOGY INC.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DIRECTING DEFENDANT TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION 6 FORM
Pending before the Court are Defendant's pro hac vice applications. Upon review of the 10 record in this action, the Court notes that Defendant has not filed a written consent to Magistrate 11 Judge James' jurisdiction. This civil case was randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge James for all 12 purposes including trial. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), the magistrate judges of this district For the Northern District of California
COURT OURT 13 court are designated to conduct any and all proceedings in a civil case, including trial and entry of C C C
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final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by Magistrate 15 Judge James may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the
TATES TATES 17 You have the right to have your case assigned to a United States District Judge for trial and S S
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18 disposition. Accordingly, Defendant shall inform the Court whether it consents to Magistrate Judge 19 James' jurisdiction or requests reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. A copy of both the consent and declination forms may be obtained from the Northern District of California's 21 website at http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/. From the homepage, click on the "Forms" tab on the left 22 margin, then choose "Civil." The consent/declination form shall be filed by January 25, 2011.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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