UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 12, 2012
CALIFORNIA NATURAL PRODUCTS (D/B/A POWER AUTOMATION SYSTEMS), A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION,
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS, INC. (D/B/A HARTNESS INTERNATIONAL, INC.), A DELAWARE CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Court Judge
ORDER SEALING DOCUMENTS
Plaintiff CALIFORNIA NATURAL PRODUCTS (d/b/a POWER AUTOMATION SYSTEMS)
("PAS") has requested an Order sealing documents pursuant to the March 21, 2012 Agreed Protective
Order ("Protective Order") in this case; specifically, that the following documents be filed under seal:
1. Supplemental Brief in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction;
2. Declaration of Paul Kirsch In Support of PAS's Supplemental Brief in Support of Motion
for Preliminary Injunction ("Kirsch Declaration"), with Exhibits A through O;
As set forth in the Notice of Request to Seal Documents and Request to Seal Documents, concurrently filed herewith, these documents contain information that at least one party has designated as "CONFIDENTIAL" pursuant to the Protective Order, and the disclosure of which could cause substantial harm to either or both parties.
GOOD CAUSE APPEARING THEREFOR, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(c), Civil L.R. 141, and the Court's inherent authority over the papers filed in this Court, that: (a) the above-identified documents are to be sealed; and (b) access to such documents be limited to the Court, its personnel, the parties designated pursuant to the Protective Order, the parties' expert witnesses, and their attorneys pending further order of this Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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