Silkowski v. Apple Inc., a California Corporation

Filing 58

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE AND VACATING PRETRIAL AND TRIAL DATES. Show Cause Response due by 1/16/2018. Signed by Judge James Donato on 12/29/2017. (jdlc3S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/29/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 THOMAS SILKOWSKI, Plaintiff, 8 Re: Dkt. No. 48 APPLE INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, 11 United States District Court Northern District of California ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE v. 9 10 Case No. 3:16-cv-02338-JD Defendant. 12 13 Plaintiff Thomas Silkowski filed this lawsuit against Apple, Inc. in April 2016. Dkt. No. 1. 14 The Court issued a scheduling order that set a pretrial conference for January 4, 2018. Dkt. No. 15 48. Under this Court’s standing order for civil jury trials, pretrial filings were due on December 16 21, 2017. As of December 29, 2017, no materials have been submitted. Other than a notice of 17 change of address filed by Silkowski’s law firm in August 2017, Dkt. No. 57, the most recent 18 filing in this case dates back to almost a year ago. See Dkt. No. 55 (joint stipulation regarding 19 ADR filed January 2017). 20 Plaintiff Silkowski is directed to show cause in writing by January 16, 2018 as to why the 21 action should not be dismissed to failure to prosecute pursuant to Rule 41(b). In light of the 22 parties’ failure to timely submit pretrial materials, the pretrial conference and jury trial dates are 23 vacated. 24 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: December 29, 2017 26 27 28 JAMES DONATO United States District Judge

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