Pet Food Express Limited v. Royal Canin USA Inc

Filing 10

ORDER FOR DEFENDANT TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 4/29/2009. (mejlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/29/2009)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: April 29, 2009 vs. IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA PET FOOD EXPRESS LIMITED, Plaintiff(s), No. C 09-1483 MEJ ORDER DIRECTING DEFENDANT TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION FORM ROYAL CANIN USA INC., Defendant(s). / Pending before the Court is Steven M Schneebaum's Pro Hac Vice Application. Upon review of the record in this action, the Court notes that Defendant has not filed a written consent to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction. This civil case was randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge James for all purposes including trial. In accordance with Title 28, U.S.C. 636(c), the magistrate judges of this district court are designated to conduct any and all proceedings in a civil case, including trial and entry of final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by Magistrate Judge James may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the same manner as an appeal from any other judgment of a district court. You have the right to have your case assigned to a United States District Judge for trial and disposition. Accordingly, Defendant shall inform the Court whether Plaintiff consents to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction or requests reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. A copy of both the consent and declination forms may be obtained from the Northern District of California's website at From the homepage, click on the "Forms" tab on the left margin, then choose "Civil." The consent/declination form shall be filed by May 6, 2009. IT IS SO ORDERED. MARIA-ELENA JAMES United States Magistrate Judge

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