Dragon Intellectual Property LLC v. DirecTV LLC
MEMORANDUM Denying 136 MOTION for Provisional Entry of Appearance. Signed by Judge Richard G. Andrews on 1/6/2016. (nms)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE
Civil Action No. 13-2065-RGA
The Motion for Provisional Entry of Appearance (D.I. 136) is DENIED. Interestingly,
the Devlin Law Firm -Plaintiffs possible counsel- submits no proposed order with the motion.
I do not think that is a coincidence. It is hard to figure out what sort of order the Devlin Law
Firm would envision were I to grant its motion. That is because the Devlin Law Firm is
essentially seeking an order to limit its potential liability for conduct it has not yet undertaken. I
believe the Devlin Law Firm is seeking an advisory opinion on hypothetical conduct. I do not
believe it is my role to grant prospective "immunity" to the Devlin Law Firm based on a proffer
of its litigation plan if it enters an appearance in this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED this
j_ day of January 2016.
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