VenKee Communications, LLC v. TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd.

Filing 41

(In Chambers) Order to Show Cause re Dismissal for Lack of Prosecution by Judge R. Gary Klausner: the court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff(s) to show cause in writing on or before 11/15/2020 why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. (See Civil Minutes for Further Specifics). (jp)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL Case No. Title 2:20-cv-10096-RGK-PD Date November 18, 2020 VenKee Communications, LLC v. TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd. Present: The Honorable R. GARY KLAUSNER, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Joseph Remigio N/A Deputy Clerk Court Reporter Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Attorneys Present for Defendants: None appearing None appearing Proceedings: (In Chambers) Order to Show Cause re Dismissal for Lack of Prosecution Absent a showing of good cause, an action must be dismissed without prejudice if the summons and complaint are not served on a defendant within 90 days after the complaint is filed. Fed.R.Civ.Proc. 4(m). Generally, defendants must answer the complaint within 21 days after service (60 days if the defendant is the United States). Fed.R.Civ.Proc. 12(a)(1). In the present case, it appears that one or more of these time periods has not been met. Accordingly, the court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff(s) to show cause in writing on or before November 25, 2020 why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Pursuant to Rule 78 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the court finds that this matter is appropriate for submission without oral argument. The Order To Show Cause will stand submitted upon the filing of plaintiff’s response. If plaintiff files 9 : : 9 Proof of timely service of summons and complaint (last day to timely serve was: ). A timely answer by the following defendant(s): ALL Plaintiff’s application for entry of default pursuant to Rule 55a of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as to defendant(s): ALL Plaintiff’s motion for default judgment pursuant to Rule 55b of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as to defendant(s): on or before the date indicated above, the court will consider this a satisfactory response to the Order To Show Cause. If a satisfactory response is not filed by the date listed above, the matter will be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Additionally, the parties are reminded that a corporation may not represent itself pro se pursuant to Central District of California Local Rule 83-2.2.2. Attorney appearances must be made immediately. Failure to do so may subject the party to the striking of their complaint or answer/response CV-90 (12/02) CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL Initials of Deputy Clerk jre

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