Progressive EMU Inc v. Nutrition & Fitness Inc
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER re: motions to compel and competing proposed protective orders submitted by the parties; the stay of discovery is LIFTED; the parties shall promptly respond to outstanding discovery requests, subject to the terms of the protective order. Signed by Judge William M Acker, Jr on 12/7/12. (KGE, )
2012 Dec-07 PM 02:32
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
PROGRESSIVE EMU, INC., f/k/a
JOHNSON EMU, INC.,
NUTRITION & FITNESS, INC.,
CIVIL ACTION NO.
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
competing proposed protective orders submitted by the parties. The
court has referred the case to mediation with the understanding
that a protective order would be entered by the court, and that the
stay of discovery would be lifted for the purpose of effectuating
Although this court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution
Plan provides broad protection during and after mediation, the
court cannot avoid its obligation to respond to any violations of
the ADR rules or of a protective order such as the one being
The said order must be displayed and
fully explained to any and all persons who will be bound by it.
The parties are admonished to read the protective order carefully,
because there are some material differences in the order entered,
and the parties’ competing proposed orders.
The stay of discovery is hereby LIFTED.
The parties shall
promptly respond to outstanding discovery requests, subject to the
terms of the protective order.
DONE this 7th day of December, 2012.
WILLIAM M. ACKER, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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