Progressive International Corporation v. Big Lots Stores, Inc.

Filing 16

STIPULATION AND ORDER to Substitute Party Defendant and Change Case Caption re parties' 15 Stipulation, signed by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (Big Lots Stores, Inc added. Big Lots, Inc terminated.)(SWT)

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The Honorable Thomas S. Zilly 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 PROGRESSIVE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, 9 Plaintiff, v. 10 BIG LOTS, INC., 11 Civil Action No. 2:17-cv-01046-TSZ STIPULATION AND ORDER TO SUBSTITUTE PARTY DEFENDANT AND CHANGE CASE CAPTION Defendant. 12 13 STIPULATION 14 15 This is a stipulation among Plaintiff Progressive International Corp. (“Progressive”), 16 current Defendant Big Lots, Inc. (“Big Lots”) and substitute Defendant Big Lots Stores, Inc. 17 (“Big Lots Stores”). 18 Big Lots represents that it is a parent holding company of Big Lots Stores, that it does not 19 operate retail stores, and that its wholly-owned subsidiary Big Lots Stores operates retails stores 20 in the Western District of Washington. Big Lots Stores agrees that it operates retail stores in the 21 Western District of Washington, and that it should be the named party defendant. 22 Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15, Progressive, Big Lots, and Big Lots 23 Stores stipulate and agree that (1) the Complaint in this action shall be deemed amended to 24 change the name of the party defendant to Big Lots Stores; (2) the Answer in this action shall be STIPULATION AND ORDER - 1 Civil Action No. 2:17-CV-01046-TSZ ~6159583 1 deemed to be the answer on behalf of Big Lots Stores, and amended to change the name of the 2 party defendant to Big Lots Stores; and (3) the caption in this matter shall be changed to remove 3 Big Lots as a party defendant and to substitute Big Lots Stores, so that it reads “Progressive 4 International Corporation, Plaintiff, v. Big Lots Stores, Inc., Defendant.” The foregoing stipulation is entered into this 19th day of September, 2017. 5 PLLC 6 LOWE GRAHAM JONES 7 10 By: /s/ Lawrence D. Graham Lawrence D. Graham, WSBA No. 25402 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4800 Seattle, Washington 98104 T: 206.381.3300 F: 206.381.3301 11 Attorneys for Progressive International Corp. 8 9 12 13 14 15 SAVITT BRUCE & WILLEY LLP By: /s/ Duncan E. Manville Duncan E. Manville, WSBA #30304 1425 Fourth Avenue, Suite 800 Seattle, Washington 98101-2272 Tel.: (206) 749-0500 Fax: (206) 749-0600 Email: WOOD, HERRON & EVANS LLP Paul J. Linden (pro hac vice) Jonathan M. Siderits (pro hac vice) 2700 Carew Tower 441 Vine Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-2917 Tel.: (513) 241-2324 Fax: (513) 241-6234 Email: Attorneys for Defendant Big Lots, Inc. and Big Lots Stores, Inc. 16 17 18 ORDER 19 It is so ordered. 20 DATED this 19th day of September, 2017. A 21 22 Thomas S. Zilly United States District Judge 23 24 STIPULATION AND ORDER - 2 Civil Action No. 2:17-CV-01046-TSZ ~6159583

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