Westech Aerosol Corporation v. Wilsonart LLC
ORDER re TC Heartland; Plaintiff has 30 days to amend its complaint to show proper venue; if it cannot, it has thirty days to show cause why this should not be dismissed or transferred; signed by Judge Ronald B. Leighton. (DN)
HONORABLE RONALD B. LEIGHTON
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
CASE NO. C17-5088-RBL
ORDER ON TC HEARTLAND
THIS MATTER is before the Court on its own motion. Plaintiff Westech alleges
Defendant Wilsonart “is a limited liability company organized and existing under the laws of the
State of Delaware, with a principal place of business in or near Temple, Texas.” Dkt. #23
(Amended Complaint) at 2. After TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, No.
16–341, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 3213 (May 22, 207), this allegation does not capture the Court’s
jurisdiction. If Westech can amend its complaint, consistent with its Rule 11 obligations, to
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allege venue is proper in this district, it shall do so within 30 days. If it cannot, it has thirty days
to show cause why its case should not be dismissed or transferred.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated this 7th day of August, 2017.
Ronald B. Leighton
United States District Judge
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