Reiner v. Saginaw Valley State University et al

Filing 29

OPINION AND ORDER granting 17 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by District Judge Paul D. Borman. (DTof)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION TC REINER, Plaintiff, Case No. 16-11728 Paul D. Borman United States District Judge v. SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, THE BOARD OF CONTROL OF SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, HANNAH FRANK, and JANE DOE, Patricia T. Morris United States Magistrate Judge Defendants. ______________________________/ ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE BOARD OF CONTROL OF SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY’S MOTION TO DISMISS Plaintiff TC Reiner brought this copyright infringement lawsuit on May 16, 2016 (ECF No. 1), and filed an Amended Complaint in the action on November 9, 2016 (ECF No. 16). Now before the Court is a Motion to Dismiss filed by Defendant Saginaw Valley State University (“SVSU”) and Defendant Board of Control of Saginaw Valley State University (“SVSU Board”) on November 14, 2016. (ECF No. 17.) Plaintiff responded on November 22, 2016 (ECF No. 19), and Defendants SVSU and SVSU Board replied on December 2, 2016 (ECF No. 20). A hearing on the Motion was held on May 19, 2017. At the hearing, the parties agreed on the record that SVSU and SVSU Board should be dismissed as Defendants in this action. Accordingly, the Court hereby GRANTS Defendants SVSU and SVSU Board’s Motion, and DISMISSES WITH PREJUDICE all claims asserted against SVSU and SVSU Board in this action. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/Paul D. Borman Paul D. Borman United States District Judge Dated: May 19, 2017 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that a copy of the foregoing order was served upon each attorney or party of record herein by electronic means or first class U.S. mail on May 19, 2017. s/D. Tofil Deborah Tofil, Case Manager 2

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