Ford Motor Company et al v. Launch Tech Co. Ltd. et al
ORDER Regarding Procedures for 118 Preliminary Injunction Hearing Scheduled for July 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Signed by District Judge Nancy G. Edmunds. (LBar)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
FORD MOTOR COMPANY and
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Case No. 17-12906
Honorable Nancy G. Edmunds
LAUNCH TECH CO. LTD. and
LAUNCH TECH (USA), INC.
ORDER REGARDING PROCEDURES FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION HEARING
This matter has been scheduled for a hearing on Plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary
injunction on July 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Such hearings, in the experience of the Court,
are often comparable to non-jury trials, and counsel are thus directed to attend to the
1) Responsibility of Plaintiffs’ counsel:
Plaintiffs’ counsel must convene a meeting of all attorneys, as soon as can practically
be done, to discuss and resolve the issues noted herein. Such meeting may, in the
discretion of counsel, be by telephone if all purposes of this order can be effectively dealt
with through such means.
2) Exhibits: Examining, Pre-marking, and Listing
a) Counsel must identify in separate lists and exchange with opposing counsel each
exhibit and each deposition proposed as an exhibit. "Exhibit" includes items which a party
will introduce and items which a party may introduce.
b) Counsel must promptly notify each other of any objections to the admissibility of
a proposed exhibit that has not already been addressed by the Magistrate Judge and the
basis of the objection.
c) Agreed-upon exhibits and depositions shall be considered admitted at the outset
of the hearing and may be used by either party at any time.
d) All exhibits must be marked by counsel in advance of the hearing. Counsel must
not use court time asking the court reporter to mark exhibits. Plaintiffs will use exhibit
markers beginning with 101, and Defendants will use numbers beginning with 501. In the
event that an extraordinary number of exhibits are involved, counsel should discuss and
decide upon a reasonable alteration of the above numbering system.
3) Filing or Submitting to Chambers Stipulated Exhibits, Depositions, and Other
a) On or before June 1, 2018, Plaintiffs and Defendants shall each file:
i) A list of the witnesses you intend to call, if any, with a brief statement
of the proposed testimony (one or two sentences) and an estimate of the
time to be consumed in direct and cross examination as to each.
b) On or before June 8, 2018, Plaintiffs and Defendants must:
i) File a joint list of exhibits and depositions ("Joint Exhibit List"). Each
exhibit and each deposition that is not agreed to by the parties must be
followed by a notation near the right margin of the page entitled
"Objection:"; this notation shall be followed by a brief statement
describing the nature or basis of the opposing party's objection that has
not already been addressed by the Magistrate Judge;
ii) File any motions in limine; and
iii) Submit to the Court in chambers copies of the exhibits themselves,
unless the bulk or other considerations make such submission
impractical, and copies of the agreed-upon deposition testimony identified
in the listing ordered above.
s/Nancy G. Edmunds
Nancy G. Edmunds
United States District Judge
Dated: May 10, 2018
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record
on May 10, 2018, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
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