Trabakoolas et al v. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. et al

Filing 89

ORDER REQUIRING ADDITIONAL BRIEFING REGARDING MOTION TO DISMISS. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 10/2/12. (fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/2/2012)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Northern District of California United States District Court 12 13 JASON TRABAKOOLAS and SHIELA STETSON, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Case No.: 12-cv-01172-YGR ORDER REQUIRING ADDITIONAL BRIEFING REGARDING MOTION TO DISMISS Plaintiffs, v. WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., et al., Defendants. 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 A hearing was held on Defendant Watts Plumbing Technologies (Taizhou) Co., Ltd.’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction on September 25, 2012. At the hearing, the parties disagreed as to whether, as part of the specific jurisdiction analysis, the Court should focus on the named Plaintiffs or the putative class in analyzing whether the claims arise out of or relate to Taizhou’s forum-related activities. The Court ORDERS the parties to provide additional briefing, no longer than five pages, supporting their respective positions. The additional briefing shall be filed by October 8, 2012. The parties are advised to limit their additional authorities to that which is truly pertinent and directly addresses the issues raised herein. IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 27 28 Dated: October 2, 2012 _________________________________________ YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

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