Symantec Corporation v. Acronis, Inc
ORDER by Judge Edward M. Chen Denying 173 Defendants' Motion for Relief from Magistrate Judge's Order of December 28, 2012. (emcsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/4/2013)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
For the Northern District of California
United States District Court
No. C-11-5310 EMC
ACRONIS, INC., et al.,
ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS’
MOTION FOR RELIEF FROM
MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S ORDER OF
DECEMBER 28, 2012
(Docket No. 173)
Acronis has moved for relief from Judge Corley’s order of December 28, 2012. Under
federal law, “[a] non-dispositve order entered by a magistrate [judge] must be deferred to unless it is
‘clearly erroneous or contrary to law.’” Grimes v. City & County of San Francisco, 951 F.2d 236,
241 (9th Cir. 1991). When a district court reviews a magistrate judge’s order, it “may not simply
substitute its judgment for that of the [magistrate judge].” Id. Because Acronis has failed to show
that Judge Corley’s order was clearly erroneous or that it was contrary to law, its motion for relief is
This order disposes of Docket No. 173.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: March 4, 2013
EDWARD M. CHEN
United States District Judge
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