JUNE 2, 2023 IMPORTANT UPDATE
SEE Judge Gottschall's UPDATED Case Management Packet and Standing
Order Regarding Motions for Summary Judgment
Judge Gottschall will not be sitting June 12, 2023 through and including June 16, 2023. Any emergency should be presented to the emergency judge.
LOCAL RULE 3.2 -- NOTIFICATION AS TO AFFILIATES
Any pleading which fails to comply
with Local Rule 3.2 (Notification as to Affiliates) will not be acted
upon until the filing party has complied with Local Rule 3.2.
STANDING ORDER -- LANHAM ACT COUNTERFEIT PRODUCT CASES
Counsel should be aware that pursuant to Seventh Circuit authority, under Fed. R. Civ. P. 65(d)(2), third parties not named in the complaint (typically, for example, Amazon and eBay) cannot be named as in active concert or participation with the defendants unless their active concert or participation is proven AND they receive advance notice and an opportunity to be heard before any such order is entered. Any proposed order not complying with the cases identified here will be rejected. Please see the following cases: Lake Shore Asset Management Limited v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 511 F.3d 762 (7th Cir. 2007); United States v. Kirschenbaum, 156 F.3d 784 (7th Cir. 1998); Pow! Entertainment, LLC v. Individuals, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, and Unincorporated Associations Identified On Schedule A Hereto, 2020 WL 5076715 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 26, 2020).