Case Details

CourtNorthern District of Illinois
Docket number1:13-cv-05396
Date case filed2013-07-29
Date case closed2014-01-08
Date of latest filing
Assigned toHonorable Sharon Johnson Coleman
Case cause35:271 Patent Infringement
Nature of suit830 Patent
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Cascades Branding Innovation LLC
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Michael R. La Porte
Attorney Contact:
Flachsbart & Greenspoon, LLC
333 N. Michigan Ave.
27th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
312-551-9500
Fax: 312-551-9501
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert P. Greenspoon
Attorney Contact:
Flachsbart & Greenspoon, LLC
333 N. Michigan Ave
27th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
312-551-9500
Fax: 312-551-9501
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: William W. Flachsbart
Attorney Contact:
Flachsbart & Greenspoon, LLC
333 N. Michigan Ave.
27th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
312-551-9500
Fax: 312-551-9501
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Redbox Automated Retail, LLC
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Ramsey M. Al-Salam
Attorney Contact:
Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Avenue
40th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
206 359 6385
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Matthew F Carmody
Attorney Contact:
Loeb & Loeb LLP
321 N. Clark Street
Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60654
(312-324-8447
Fax: (312-324-9447
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-07-29 COMPLAINT For Patent Infringement filed by Cascades Branding Innovation LLC; Jury Demand. Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0752-8582596.(Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
22013-07-29 CIVIL Cover Sheet (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
32013-07-29 ATTORNEY Appearance for Plaintiff Cascades Branding Innovation LLC by William W. Flachsbart (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
42013-07-29 ATTORNEY Appearance for Plaintiff Cascades Branding Innovation LLC by Robert P. Greenspoon (Greenspoon, Robert) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
52013-07-29 ATTORNEY Appearance for Plaintiff Cascades Branding Innovation LLC by Michael R. La Porte (La Porte, Michael) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
62013-07-29 NOTIFICATION of Affiliates pursuant to Local Rule 3.2 by Cascades Branding Innovation LLC (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
72013-07-29 Notice of Claims Involving Patent Pursuant to Local Rule 3.4 by Cascades Branding Innovation LLC (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
82013-07-30 MAILED patent report to Patent Trademark Office, Alexandria VA. (jmp, ) (Entered: 07/30/2013)
92013-07-31 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Cascades Branding Innovation LLC as to Redbox Automated Retail, LLC on 7/31/2013, answer due 8/21/2013. (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
102013-08-27 ATTORNEY Appearance for Defendant Redbox Automated Retail, LLC by Matthew F Carmody (Carmody, Matthew) (Entered: 08/27/2013)
112013-08-27 MOTION by Defendant Redbox Automated Retail, LLC for extension of time to file answer Agreed Motion for Extension of Time to Answer or Otherwise Plead (Carmody, Matthew) (Entered: 08/27/2013)
122013-08-27 ATTORNEY Appearance for Defendant Redbox Automated Retail, LLC by Ramsey M. Al-Salam (Al-Salam, Ramsey) (Entered: 08/27/2013)
132013-09-23 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by Redbox Automated Retail, LLC(Carmody, Matthew) (Entered: 09/23/2013)
142013-10-02 MINUTE entry before Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman: Defendant having filed an answer, its motion for extension of time to answer 11 is moot. Future motions shall comply with Local Rule 5.3(b). Status hearing set for 10/21/2013 at 09:00 AM. Parties shall meet, confer and be prepared to file a joint, written status report, including a proposed discovery scheduling plan in the format described on the court's website at www.ilnd.uscourts.gov at least 3 days prior to the status. The parties are directed to discuss settlement, and whether they consent to proceed before the Magistrate Judge.Mailed notice (rth, ) (Entered: 10/02/2013)
152013-10-02 AMENDED other 7 Amended Notice of Claims Involving Patents Pursuant to Local Rule 3.4 (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 10/02/2013)
162013-10-16 STATUS Report by Cascades Branding Innovation LLC (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 10/16/2013)
172013-10-21 MINUTE entry before Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman: Status hearing held on 10/21/2013. Status hearing set for 1/24/2014 at 09:00 AM. Defendant did not appear. This case is referred to Magistrate Judge Finnegan for discovery supervision as well as settlement discussions.Mailed notice (rth, ) (Entered: 10/21/2013)
182013-10-21 Pursuant to Local Rule 72.1, this case is hereby referred to the calendar of Honorable Sheila M. Finnegan for the purpose of holding proceedings related to: discovery supervision, settlement conference.(rth, )Mailed notice. (Entered: 10/21/2013)
192013-10-23 MINUTE entry before Honorable Sheila Finnegan: Magistrate Judge status hearing set for 11/4/2013 at 9:15 a.m. in courtroom 2214. Mailed notice. (is, ) (Entered: 10/23/2013)
202013-11-04 MINUTE entry before Honorable Sheila Finnegan: Magistrate Judge status hearing held on 11/4/2013 and continued to 1/16/2014 at 9:15 (telephonic). The parties' disclosures and exchanges of information shall proceed under the schedule provided by the Local Patent Rules, unless otherwise directed by the Court. As set forth in the parties' joint initial status report, fact discovery shall be completed two months after issuance of a claim construction decision. Expert discovery shall be completed nineteen weeks after issuance of a claim construction decision. Each party is limited to 25 interrogatories and six factual depositions. Absent the agreement of the parties or a showing of good cause, each deposition shall be limited to seven hours, except that the named inventory may be deposed up to 10 hours. If the parties desire to schedule a settlement conference with the Court, counsel may contact the courtroom deputy with available dates. Mailed notice. (is, ) (Entered: 11/04/2013)
212013-12-10 MINUTE entry before the Honorable Sheila Finnegan: Telephonic Magistrate Judge status hearing set for 1/16/2014 is reset to 1/15/2014 at 9:30 a.m. Mailed notice. (is, ) (Entered: 12/10/2013)
222014-01-08 STIPULATION of Dismissal (Flachsbart, William) (Entered: 01/08/2014)
232014-01-08 MINUTE entry before the Honorable Sheila Finnegan: Telephonic Magistrate Judge status hearing set for 1/15/2014 is cancelled. The referral is closed and the case is returned to the District Judge for further proceedings since the parties have filed a stipulated order of dismissal 22 . Honorable Sheila Finnegan no longer referred to the case. Mailed notice. (is, ) (Entered: 01/08/2014)
242014-01-08 MINUTE entry before the Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman: Pursuant to stipulation, this action, including claims and counterclaims, is hereby dismissed with prejudice and without costs. Status hearing set to 1/24/2014 is hereby stricken.Civil case terminated. Mailed notice (rth, ) (Entered: 01/08/2014)