IBM Federal District Court Decisions

Kingston v. International Business Machines Corporation

Filed: November 5, 2020 as 2:2019cv01488
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Scott Kingston
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER re Parties' 38 Stipulated Motion. Discovery completed by 11/13/2020, Dispositive motions due by 12/14/2020. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman.(PM)

Keebaugh v. International Business Machines Corp.

Filed: October 28, 2020 as 7:2018cv12126
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corp., International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Ms. Terry Keebaugh
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER, On October 27, 2020, the parties submitted a letter, under seal, requesting that the Court extend the stay in this matter until November 25, 2020 and that all other deadlines likewise be extended 30 days. (Docket No. 97). This request is gr anted. Accordingly, (1) the stay will remain in place until November 25, 2020; (2) the deadline for depositions and any follow-up document discovery arising from depositions will be extended from December 4, 2020 to January 4, 2021; (3)…

Burns v. International Business Machines Corporation

Filed: October 21, 2020 as 2:2020cv01555
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Vivian Burns
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

ORDER granting Plaintiff's 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. The Court recommends the complaint be reviewed under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B) before issuance of summons. Signed by Hon. Michelle L. Peterson. (PM) cc: Plaintiff via USPS

Lockhart v. Hibma

Filed: September 24, 2020 as 2:2020cv01355
Court: Wisconsin Eastern District Court
Defendant: CO Brittany Hibma
Plaintiff: Jermaine Lockhart
Nature of Suit: Prison Condition

ORDER signed by Judge J P Stadtmueller on 9/24/2020. 7 Plaintiff's Motion to Pay Initial Partial Filing Fee with Release Account Funds is GRANTED. Secretary of Wisconsin DOC to RELEASE $1.53 from Plaintiff's release account for payment of the IPFF in this matter. Plaintiff to ENSURE his IPFF is paid to the Clerk of Court by 10/15/2020. (cc: all counsel, via mail to Jermaine Lockhart and Warden at Waupun Correctional Institution) (jm)

ACF 2006 Corp v. Law Offices of Michael J. Libman APC et al

Filed: September 17, 2020 as 2:2019cv02920
Court: California Central District Court
Counter Defendant: Michael Swanson, Advocate Capital Inc, Daniel Taussig, Wellgen Standard LLC, Does 1-25, Inclusive
Defendant: Law Offices of Michael J. Libman APC, Michael Shabsis, Lisa Maki
Plaintiff: ACF 2006 Corp
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS - ORDER FOR ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS by Judge Dolly M. Gee: Cross-claimants Law Office of Michael J. Libman ("Libman") and Michael Shabsis filed a declaration with itemized statements of billing and costs associ ated with the pending motion for default judgment ("MDJ") on 8/7/2020 103 . Fees awarded in favor of Law Offices of Michael J. Libman APC, Michael Shabsis against Lisa Maki in the amount of $ 27,534.40. The Court ORDERS Maki…

Vance v. International Business Machines Corporation

Filed: September 15, 2020 as 1:2020cv00577
Court: Illinois Northern District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Steven Vance
Nature of Suit: Insurance

MEMORANDUM Opinion: The Court grants IBM's motion to dismiss (Dkt. # 35 ) as to Count Seven. Additionally, the Court dismisses Count One for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. IBM's motion is denied as to the remaining counts. Sta tus is set for 10/13/2020 at 10:40 a.m. It is so ordered. Signed by the Honorable Charles P. Kocoras on 9/15/2020. For the telephonic status hearing, parties are to use the following call-in number: (888) 684 8852, conference code…

Stratus Redtail Ranch LLC v. International Business Machines Corporation et al

Filed: September 9, 2020 as 1:2019cv02611
Court: Colorado District Court
Defendant: WWD Limited Liability Company, International Business Machines Corporation, WWD
Plaintiff: Stratus Redtail Ranch LLC
Nature of Suit: Environmental Matters

ORDER Affirming and Adopting 55 Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge. Plaintiff's Objection to Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge (ECF # 55 ) and Request for Oral Argument (Doc. # 62 ) is OVERRULED, and Plaintiff s request for oral argument is DENIED. The March 24, 2020 Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge (Doc. # 55 ) is AFFIRMED AND ADOPTED as an Order of this Court. Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Stratus's First Claim for…

Cahey et al v. International Business Machines Corporation

Filed: September 1, 2020 as 1:2020cv03620
Court: Georgia Northern District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Kevin Williams, Nancy Cahey
Nature of Suit: Employment

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER by Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang on 8/7/20 GRANTING in part and DENYING in part 8 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim; granting 8 Motion to Dismiss; granting 8 Motion to Transfer Claims of Mr. Williams.(nmarb, ). Modified on 9/1/2020 to add text. (nmarb, ). [Transferred from Colorado on 9/1/2020.]

Cahey et al v. International Business Machines Corporation

Filed: September 1, 2020 as 1:2020cv00781
Court: Colorado District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Kevin Williams, Nancy Cahey
Nature of Suit: Employment

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER by Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang on 8/7/20 GRANTING in part and DENYING in part 8 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim; granting 8 Motion to Dismiss; granting 8 Motion to Transfer Claims of Mr. Williams.(nmarb, ). Modified on 9/1/2020 to add text. (nmarb, ).

International Business Machines Corporation v. Kede de Freitas Lima

Filed: September 1, 2020 as 7:2020cv04573
Court: New York Southern District Court

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 34 Motion to Seal; granting in part and denying in part 56 Motion to Seal; granting in part and denying in part 57 Motion to Seal; granting in part and denying in part 65 Motion to Seal; granti ng in part and denying in part 69 Motion to Seal; granting in part and denying in part 73 Motion to Seal; granting in part and denying in part 78 Motion to Seal; granting in part and denying in part 28 Motion to Seal. Counsel…

Trusted Knight Corporation v. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Filed: August 31, 2020 as 3:2019cv01206
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Plaintiff: Trusted Knight Corporation
Nature of Suit: Patent

ORDER by Judge Edward M. Chen Granting 99 Defendant's Motion to Stay Pending Inter Partes Review. (emcsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/31/2020)

International Business Machines Corporation v. Zillow Group Inc et al

Filed: August 28, 2020 as 2:2020cv00851
Court: Washington Western District Court
Nature of Suit: Patent

MINUTE ORDER: The parties have submitted a Stipulated Protective Order for the Courts approval. The Court will enter the parties' proposed Stipulated Protective Order subject to the requirements of Paragraph 2, below. Notwithstanding Paragrap h 14.4 of the Stipulated Protective Order, the following provision shall apply: Filing Protected Material. If a party wishes to use "confidential" or "protected" documents or information to support or oppose a motion,…

International Business Machines Corporation v. Zillow Group Inc et al

Filed: August 28, 2020 as 2:2020cv01130
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: Zillow Group Inc, Zillow Inc
Plaintiff: International Business Machines Corporation
Nature of Suit: Patent

MINUTE ORDER: The parties have submitted a Stipulated Protective Order for the Courts approval. The Court will enter the parties' proposed Stipulated Protective Order subject to the requirements of Paragraph 2, below. Notwithstanding Paragraph 1 4.4 of the Stipulated Protective Order, the following provision shall apply:Filing Protected Material. If a party wishes to use "confidential" or "protected" documents or information to support or oppose a motion, the…

International Business Machines Corporation v. Zillow Group Inc et al

Filed: August 28, 2020 as 2:2020cv01130
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: Zillow Group Inc, Zillow Inc
Plaintiff: International Business Machines Corporation
Nature of Suit: Patent

AMENDED STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER. Signed by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (MW)

International Business Machines Corporation v. Zillow Group Inc et al

Filed: August 28, 2020 as 2:2020cv00851
Court: Washington Western District Court
Nature of Suit: Patent

AMENDED STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER. Signed by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (MW)

Rusis et al v. International Business Machines Corp.

Filed: August 18, 2020 as 1:2018cv08434
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corp.
Plaintiff: Phil McGonegal, Henry Gerrits, Edvin Rusis
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER granting 127 Letter Motion that Plaintiffs' counsel has requested that IBM redact the information relevant to their client, and otherwise consented to the remainder of the redactions. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Valerie E. Caproni on 8/18/2020) (nb)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: August 7, 2020 as 3:2020cv00141
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Other Labor Litigation

Order by Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero denying 36 Motion to Dismiss. (jcslc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/7/2020)

Keebaugh v. International Business Machines Corp.

Filed: July 31, 2020 as 7:2018cv12126
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corp., International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Ms. Terry Keebaugh
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER granting 91 Letter Motion to Stay. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Judith C. McCarthy on 7/31/2020) (ks)

Kingston v. International Business Machines Corporation

Filed: July 31, 2020 as 2:2019cv01488
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: International Business Machines Corporation
Plaintiff: Scott Kingston
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER RE: DEFENDANT'S PRIVILEGE LOG re disputed discovery issues. Dkt. Nos. 31 , 32 , 33 . IT IS ORDERED that Defendant will produce, pursuant to Plaintiff's Requests for Production, documents represented by the following entry numbers in its privilege log (Dkt. No. 32 , Decl. of Williams, Exh. 1): Nos. 23, 27, 36, 44, and 49. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)

International Business Machines Corporation v. Zillow Group Inc et al

Filed: July 30, 2020 as 2:2020cv01130
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: Zillow Group Inc, Zillow Inc
Plaintiff: International Business Machines Corporation
Nature of Suit: Patent

MINUTE ORDER. In light of Zillow's Amended Answer and Counterclaims, docket no. 121 in C20-851, IBM's motion to dismiss, docket no. 117 in C20-851, is STRICKEN without prejudice as moot. On or before August 6, 2020, counsel shall meet a nd confer and file a stipulated protective order in both cases. On or before August 20, 2020, Zillow shall serve, in Case No. C20-851, amended invalidity contentions and non-infringement contentions that are consistent with Local Patent Rule…