Talking Rain Beverage Company Inc v. DS Services of America, Inc.
ORDER granting defendant's 70 Motion to Compel; granting defendant's 72 Motion for Relief from Deadline by Judge Ricardo S Martinez.(RS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
TALKING RAIN BEVERAGE COMPANY,
Case No. C15-1804 RSM
ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO
COMPEL AND GRANTING MOTION
FOR RELIEF FROM DEADLINE
DS SERVICES OF AMERICA, INC.,
THIS MATTER comes before the Court on Defendant’s Motion to Compel
Discovery (Dkt. #70) and Motion for Relief from Deadlines (Dkt. #72). In its Motion to
Compel, Defendant seeks an Order compelling the production of Plaintiff’s shelf space
agreements. Dkt. #70. Plaintiff objects to the request on the basis of relevance. Dkt. #74.
In its Motion for Relief from Deadlines, Defendant seeks relief from the Expert Disclosure
deadline of March 13, 2017. Dkt. #72. Plaintiff objects to the motion on the basis that the
request is neither reasonable nor legitimate. Dkt. #75.
Having reviewed the motions, the oppositions thereto and the replies in support
thereof, along with the remainder of the record, the Court hereby ORDERS:
1. Defendant’s Motion to Compel (Dkt. #70) is GRANTED. Plaintiff shall produce
any documents responsive to Defendant’s Request for Production No. 34 no later
than fourteen (14) days from the date of this Order. For the reasons set forth
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by Defendant in its motion, the Court agrees that such documents are relevant and
should be produced.
2. Defendant’s Motion for Relief from Deadline (Dkt. #72) is GRANTED.
Defendant shall disclose any expert witness opinions relating to its allegations of
anticompetitive behavior no later than twenty-eight (28) days from the date of
DATED this 31st day of March 2017.
RICARDO S. MARTINEZ
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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