Epicentrx, Inc. v. Bianco, M.D. et al

Filing 31

ORDER Discharging Order to Show Cause and Dismissing Countercomplaint and Third-Party Complaint. The Court DISCHARGES the OSC and DISMISSES Bianco and Tempel's counterclaims and third-party claims, asserted in their Amended Answer, Counterclaims, and Third-Party Claims, see Doc. No. 15 , without prejudice. Signed by Judge Michael M. Anello on 9/15/2022. (tcf)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 EPICENTRX, INC., Case No.: 21-cv-1950-MMA (DDL) Plaintiff, 11 12 v. 13 JAMES A. BIANCO, M.D., et al., ORDER DISCHARGING ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE AND DISMISSING COUNTERCOMPLAINT AND THIRD-PARTY COMPLAINT Defendants. 14 15 16 JAMES A. BIANCO, M.D., et al., 17 Counter Claimants, 18 v. 19 EPICENTRX, INC., et al., 20 Counter Defendants. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 DONNA TEMPEL, Ph. D., et al., Third Party Plaintiffs, v. FRANK BINKHAUS, et al., Third Party Defendants. 28 -1- 21-cv-1950-MMA (DDL) 1 On August 29, 2021, the Court ordered Counterclaimants and Third-Party 2 Plaintiffs James A. Bianco, M.D. and Donna Tempel, Ph. D. to show cause why their 3 Countercomplaint and Third-Party Complaint should not be dismissed for failure to 4 serve. See Doc. No. 27 (the “OSC”). Bianco and Tempel responded to the OSC, see 5 Doc. No. 30, and filed a notice of voluntary dismissal pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil 6 Procedure 41(a)(1)(A)(i), see Doc. No. 29. Accordingly, the Court DISCHARGES the 7 OSC and DISMISSES Bianco and Tempel’s counterclaims and third-party claims, 8 asserted in their Amended Answer, Counterclaims, and Third-Party Claims, see Doc. 9 No. 15, without prejudice. 10 11 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: September 15, 2022 12 _____________________________ 13 HON. MICHAEL M. ANELLO United States District Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2- 21-cv-1950-MMA (DDL)

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