TimesLines, Inc v. Facebook, Inc.

Filing 125

MOTION by Plaintiff TimesLines, Inc, Counter Defendant TimesLines, Incin limine No. 2 to Bar Reference or Evidence that Facebook Seeks Cancellation of Timelines, Inc.'s Trademarks (Van Baren, Bruce)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION TIMELINES, INC. Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant v. FACEBOOK, INC. Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No.: 11 CV 6867 HONORABLE JOHN W. DARRAH Jury Trial Demanded TIMELINES’ MOTION IN LIMINE NO. 2 TO EXCLUDE FACEBOOK FROM MENTIONING AT TRIAL THAT FACEBOOK IS SEEKING CANCELLATION OF THE TIMELINES MARKS Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant Timelines, Inc. (“Timelines”), through its attorneys, Reed Smith LLP, moves this Court in limine, pursuant to Federal Rules of Evidence 401, 402, and 403, to bar Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff Facebook, Inc.’s (“Facebook”) from mentioning at trial or introducing any evidence at trial that Facebook filed a counterclaim seeking the cancellation of Timelines’ TIMELINES marks for the reasons set forth in its accompanying memorandum of law. DATED: April 8, 2013 Respectfully submitted, TIMELINES, INC., Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant By: /s/ Douglas A. Albritton ___________ James T. Hultquist (SBN 6204320) Douglas A. Albritton (SBN 6228734) Michael L. DeMarino (SBN 6298337) Bruce R. Van Baren (SBN 6310375) REED SMITH LLP 10 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606-7507 Telephone: +1 312 207 1000 Facsimile: +1 312 207 6400 US_ACTIVE-112576867 Counsel for Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant Timelines, Inc. -2- CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, the undersigned attorney, certify that I electronically filed TIMELINES’ MOTION IN LIMINE NO. 2 TO EXCLUDE FACEBOOK FROM MENTIONING AT TRIAL THAT FACEBOOK IS SEEKING CANCELLATION OF THE TIMELINES MARKS. Pursuant to Rule 5(b)(3) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rule 5.9, I have thereby electronically served all Filing Users. DATED: April 8, 2013 Respectfully submitted, TIMELINES, INC., Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant By: /s/ Douglas A. Albritton James T. Hultquist (SBN 6204320) Douglas A. Albritton (SBN 6228734) Michael L. DeMarino (SBN 6298337) Bruce R. Van Baren (SBN 6310375) REED SMITH LLP 10 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606-7507 Telephone: +1 312 207 1000 Facsimile: +1 312 207 6400 Counsel for Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant Timelines, Inc. -3-