Global Tech Led, LLC v. Hilumz International Corp. et al
ORDER granting 132 Plaintiff's Motion to Seal. Plaintiff shall have up to and including January 16, 2018 to file under seal its motion for default judgment. Signed by Magistrate Judge Carol Mirando on 1/9/2018. (HJ)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
FORT MYERS DIVISION
GLOBAL TECH LED, LLC, a Florida
limited liability company
Case No: 2:15-cv-553-FtM-29CM
CORP., HILUMZ, LLC and
HILUMZ USA, LLC,
JEFFREY J. NEWMAN, GARY
K. MART, GARY K. MART,
JEFFREY J. NEWMAN, GARY
K. MART and JEFFREY J.
Third Party Defendants.
This matter comes before the Court upon review of Plaintiff’s Motion to Seal
(Doc. 132) filed on January 8, 2018.
Plaintiff seeks to file under seal Plaintiff’s
motion for default judgment because documents accompanying the motion contain
confidential proprietary information regarding Plaintiff’s and Defendants’ business.
Doc. 132. Plaintiff states the parties have entered into a confidentiality agreement
that protects their confidential business information.
Id. at 1.
Pursuant to Local Rule 1.09(a),
[u]nless filing under seal is authorized by statute, rule, or order, a party
seeking to file under seal any paper or other matter in any civil case
shall file and serve a motion, the title of which includes the words
“Motion to Seal” and which includes (i) an identification and description
of each proposed for sealing; (ii) the reason that filing each item is
necessary; (iii) the reason that sealing each item is necessary; (iv) the
reason that a means other than sealing is unavailable or unsatisfactory
to preserve the interest advanced by the movant in support of the seal;
(v) a statement of the proposed duration of the seal; and (vi) a
memorandum of legal authority supporting the seal. The movant shall
not file or otherwise tender to the Clerk any item proposed for sealing
unless the Court has granted the motion required by this section.
M.D. Fla. Rule 1.09(a).
Upon review, the Court finds that Plaintiff has sufficiently identified and
described the documents proposed for sealing and sufficiently explained that filing
the documents under seal is necessary.
ACCORDINGLY, it is hereby
Plaintiff’s Motion to Seal (Doc. 132) is GRANTED.
Plaintiff shall have up to
and including January 16, 2018 to file under seal its motion for default judgment.
DONE and ORDERED in Fort Myers, Florida on this 9th day of January, 2018.
Counsel of record
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