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