Rupa Marya v. Warner Chappell Music Inc

Filing 80

ORDER SETTING SCHEDULING CONFERENCE by Judge George H. King: Scheduling Conference set for 2/24/2014 01:30 PM before Judge George H. King. (rne)

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1 2 3 FILED: 12/13/13 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 GOOD MORNING TO YOU PRODUCTIONS CORP., et al ) ) ) Plaintiff(s), ) ) ) v. ) ) ) WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC ) INC., et al ) ) Defendant(s). ) _______________________________ ) 23 24 25 26 27 28 ORDER SETTING SCHEDULING CONFERENCE (REVISED AS OF MAY, 2012) READ IMMEDIATELY Counsel shall read this order carefully and shall have available the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 in complying with this Order. I. THIS MATTER IS SET FOR SCHEDULING CONFERENCE ON: 21 22 CASE NO. CV 13-4460 GHK (MRWx) MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014 AT 1:30 P.M., at the Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse, 255 E. Temple Street, Suite 650, Los Angeles, California. Counsel primarily responsible for the conduct of this litigation and who has the authority to enter into stipulations and to make admissions regarding all matters that the participants may reasonably anticipate may be discussed, or the party if unrepresented, SHALL ATTEND IN PERSON. // 1 2 3 II. PARTIES’ PLANNING MEETING PURSUANT TO RULE 26(f) 4 By no later than JANUARY 24, 2014, counsel for all appearing parties and all 5 unrepresented appearing parties, if any, shall meet, in person, and discuss the matters set 6 forth in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(f) as well as those items identified in Part III, 7 below. 8 III. REPORT OF PARTIES’ PLANNING MEETING 9 By no later than FEBRUARY 10, 2014, counsel for all appearing parties and 10 all unrepresented appearing parties, if any, shall file a joint “REPORT OF 11 PARTIES’ PLANNING MEETING” which shall (1) be so labeled, (2) state the 12 date of the Scheduling Conference set above by this Order, and (3) address not only 13 those subjects in Rule 26(f), but also the following: 14 A. The basis for subject matter jurisdiction; 15 B. A concise statement of the factual and legal basis of the claims and 16 17 18 19 defenses; C. A proposed deadline for the filing of a class certification motion, if applicable. D. The proposed completion date for all discovery. If the parties anticipate 20 calling expert witnesses, they shall propose a schedule for compliance with Rule 21 26(a)(2) and the completion of any discovery directed at such expert witnesses; 22 E. The proposed dates for Pre-Trial Conference and Trial; 23 F. The major procedural or evidentiary problems, if any; 24 G. The prospects of settlement and proposed (1) date and (2) procedure for 25 26 27 28 compliance with Local Rules 16-15 to 16-15.9; H. A realistic estimate of the number of court days required to present each side’s case-in-chief; I. Whether trial is to be by jury or by the court; 2 1 2 3 J. The name of the attorney(s) who will actually try the case on the actual trial date. K. Whether the parties consent to a mutually agreeable Magistrate Judge 4 from the Court’s Voluntary Consent List to preside over this action for all purposes, 5 including trial. 6 IV. SANCTIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE 7 Counsel and any unrepresented party are warned that failure to comply fully 8 and strictly with this Order may lead to the imposition of all appropriate sanctions. 9 10 11 12 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: 12/13 , 2013 13 GEORGE H. KING CHIEF U. S. DISTRICT JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3

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