PlayUp, Inc. v. Mintas

Filing 268

ORDER Granting #265 Motion to Extend Time to respond to #257 Motion for Sanctions. Responses due by 12/2/2022. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe on 11/17/2022. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - LOE)

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Case 2:21-cv-02129-GMN-NJK Document 268 Filed 11/17/22 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Jennifer L. Braster Nevada Bar No. 9982 Meredith L. Markwell Nevada Bar No. 9203 Benjamin B. Gordon Nevada Bar No. 15552 NAYLOR & BRASTER 1050 Indigo Drive, Suite 200 Las Vegas, NV 89145 Telephone: (702) 420-7000 Facsimile: (702) 420-7001 jbraster@nblawnv.com Attorneys for Dr. Laila Mintas 9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 11 12 PlayUp, Inc., a Delaware corporation, 13 14 15 Plaintiff, v. Dr. Laila Mintas, an individual, 16 Defendant. 17 18 Dr. Laila Mintas, an individual, 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 NAYLOR & BRASTER ATTORNEYS AT LAW 1050 Indigo Drive, Suite 200 Las Vegas, NV 89145 (702) 420-7000 Counterclaimant, v. PlayUp, Inc., a Delaware corporation; PlayUp Ltd., an Australian company; Daniel Simic, an individual, Counterdefendants. Case No. 2:21-cv-02129-GMN-NJK [UNOPPOSED] DR. LAILA MINTAS’ MOTION TO EXTEND TIME TO FILE RESPONSE TO COUNTERMOTION FOR SANCTIONS (First Request) Case 2:21-cv-02129-GMN-NJK Document 268 Filed 11/17/22 Page 2 of 3 1 Pursuant to LR IA 6-1, Defendant/Counterclaimant Dr. Laila Mintas (“Dr. Mintas”), by 2 and through her counsel of record, Naylor & Braster, hereby files this Motion to Extend Time to 3 File Response to Countermotion for Sanctions (“Countermotion for Sanctions”). This is Dr. 4 Mintas’ first requested extension. PlayUp Inc.’s Countermotion for Sanctions was filed on 5 November 15, 2022. (ECF No. 257). Dr. Mintas respectfully requests a 3-day extension or until 6 December 2, 2022, to file her response. This extension is sought in good faith and not to cause 7 delay or prejudice to any party but rather due to the following factors as set forth in the 8 accompanying declarations of Jennifer L. Braster, Benjamin Gordon, and Meredith Markwell: 9 1. Between November 21, 2022 and November 29, 2022, Dr. Mintas has four briefs 10 due in this matter: Reply In Support of Motion to Disqualify (ECF No. 238) 11 (currently due November 21, 2022), Reply In Support of Renewed Motion for 12 Discovery Sanctions (currently due November 21, 2022) (ECF No. 239), Response 13 to PlayUp Inc.’s Motion for Sanctions Pursuant to Rule 11 (currently due 14 November 28, 2022) (ECF No. 246), and Response to PlayUp Inc.’s Countermotion 15 for Sanctions (ECF No. 257) (currently due November 29, 2022). 16 2. Dr. Mintas requested an extension until December 2, 2022, to file her response to 17 the Countermotion for Sanctions as well as various extensions for the other briefs 18 as set forth in Exhibit 1 to Ms. Braster’s declaration. 19 3. PlayUp Inc.’s counsel agreed to this requested extension so long as PlayUp Inc. is 20 provided the same extension for the reply. Dr. Mintas has no objection to that 21 request. (Exhibit 1). 22 23 24 25 26 4. This request is sought for the following reasons: a. Lead counsel, Jennifer Braster, was in an all-day mediation on November 15, 2022. (Braster Decl. at ¶ 4). b. Lead counsel, Jennifer Braster, has a continued trial on November 21 and 22, 2022. (Id. at ¶ 5). 27 28 NAYLOR & BRASTER ATTORNEYS AT LAW 1050 Indigo Drive, Suite 200 Las Vegas, NV 89145 (702) 420-7000 1 Case 2:21-cv-02129-GMN-NJK Document 268 Filed 11/17/22 Page 3 of 3 1 c. Lead counsel, Jennifer Braster, has family traveling to Nevada from 2 November 16 through November 21, 2022, for the Thanksgiving holiday. 3 (Id. at ¶ 6). 4 5 d. Co-counsel, Meredith Markwell, is traveling out of state from November 19 through 27, 2022, for the Thanksgiving holiday. (Markwell Decl. at ¶ 3). 6 e. Co-counsel, Benjamin Gordon, is traveling out of state from November 19 7 through 26, 2022, for the Thanksgiving holiday. (Gordon Decl. at ¶ 3). 8 5. As set forth above, Dr. Mintas respectfully requests an extension to file her response 9 until December 2, 2022, due to pre-arranged travel for the holiday, lead counsel’s 10 mediation and 2-day trial during this time, three other briefs due in this matter, as 11 well as the extended length of PlayUp Inc.’s Countermotion for Sanctions (as the 12 response and Countermotion for Sanctions total 36 pages). 13 Dated: November 16, 2022 NAYLOR & BRASTER 14 By: /s/ Jennifer L. Braster Jennifer L. Braster, NBN 9982 Meredith L. Markwell, NBN 9203 Benjamin B. Gordon, NBN 15552 1050 Indigo Drive, Suite 200 Las Vegas, NV 89145 15 16 17 18 Attorneys for Dr. Laila Mintas 19 20 IT IS SO ORDERED. 21 Dated: November 17, 2022 22 United States Magistrate Judge 23 24 25 26 27 28 NAYLOR & BRASTER ATTORNEYS AT LAW 1050 Indigo Drive, Suite 200 Las Vegas, NV 89145 (702) 420-7000 2

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