Blacklidge Emulsions, Inc. v. Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry LLC et al
ORDER granting 84 Motion to Restrict Access to Plaintiff's Reply to Defendant's Response to Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Accompanying Exhibits. Signed by Chief District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. on 9/21/2017. (ZW)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
BLACKLIDGE EMULSIONS, INC.
CAUSE NO. 1:17CV173-LG-RHW
AKZO NOBEL SURFACE CHEMISTRY LLC,
ALAN JAMES, PHD., and ASPHALT
PRODUCTS UNLIMITED INC.
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO RESTRICT ACCESS
BEFORE THE COURT is Plaintiff Blacklidge Emulsions, Inc.’s (“BEI”)
Motion to Restrict Access  pursuant to Rule 5.2 of the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure and Rule 79 of the Local Uniform Rules of the United States District
Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. Having considered the matter, noting
counsel’s descriptions and representations of the confidential and proprietary
nature of BEI’s Reply to Defendant’s Response to Motion for Preliminary Injunction
and accompanying exhibits proposed to be restricted, and having further performed
an in camera review of the Reply and accompanying exhibits proposed to be
restricted, the Court finds that the Plaintiff’s Motion is well taken and should be
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff is authorized to file as
restricted the Reply to Defendant’s Response to Motion for Preliminary Injunction
and accompanying exhibits. For filing, Plaintiff shall submit to the Clerk of Court a
Notice of Conventional Filing along with the documents to be filed as restricted.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of Court shall, upon receipt of
the BEI’s Reply to Defendant’s Response to Motion for Preliminary Injunction and
accompanying exhibits to be filed as restricted, restrict public access to the
Restricted Reply and accompanying exhibits, and limit access to the Restricted
Reply and accompanying exhibits to the Court, the parties in this action, and their
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Restricted Reply and accompanying
exhibits shall be treated and maintained as strictly confidential by the receiving
parties in this action and their counsel who have access to same by virtue of this
Order and, except for use in connection with the private prosecution or defense of
this litigation, said receiving parties and their counsel are prohibited from using,
sharing, disseminating, disclosing or otherwise publishing the Restricted Reply and
accompanying exhibits without further Order from this Court.
SO ORDERED AND ADJUDGED this the 21st day of September, 2017.
Louis Guirola, Jr.
Louis Guirola, Jr.
Chief United States District Judge
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