I/P Engine, Inc. v. AOL, Inc. et al

Filing 698

ORDER DIRECTING the Clerk to assign any matters which arise in this case to an alternate United States Magistrate Judge due to the undersigned U.S. Magistrate Judge having conducted a settlement conference and discussions in this matter. Because of the nature of the settlement discussions the undersigned cannot preside over any contested issues in this case. Entered and filed 10/9/12. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Lawrence R. Leonard on 10/9/12). (ecav, )

FILED OCT -9 2012 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Norfolk Division CLERK, U.S. DISTRICT COURT NORFOLK. VA I/P ENGINE, INC., Plaintiff, CaseNo.:2:ll-cv-512 v. AOL, INC., et ai, Defendants. ORDER The undersigned United States Magistrate Judge conducted a settlement conference in the above-styled matter. During the course of this conference, the undersigned conducted ex parte discussions with the parties and expressed opinions on legal and factual issues. Because of the nature of these discussions, the undersigned cannot preside over any contested issues in this case. Therefore, the Clerk is DIRECTED to assign any matters that arise in this case to an alternate United States Magistrate Judge. The Clerk shall mail a copy of this Order to counsel of record for the parties and to the Courtroom Deputies for the Honorable Raymond A. Jackson and the undersigned. IT IS SO ORDERED. Lawrence United States Magistrate Judge Norfolk, Virginia October 9,2012