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EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD et al v. Nichia Corporation et al, No. 4:12-cv-11758 (E.D. Mich.)
Case Title: EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD et al v. Nichia Corporation et al
Case Type: Civil Case
Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Index Number(s): 4:2012cv11758, 4:12-cv-11758, 4:12-cv-11758-GAD-MKM
Nature of Suit: 830 Patent
Judge: Gershwin A. Drain
Magistrate Judge: Mona K. Majzoub
Case Opened: April 19, 2012
Case Closed January 25, 2016
Docket Entries
Date Filed Dkt # Entry Text
Nov 2, 2012 50 ORDER Granting 24 Nichia Corporation's Motion to Dismiss Everlight's Claims for Declaratory Judgment of Unenforceability of Nichia's Patents.. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Apr 30, 2013 79 OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFFS MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT [#60], DENYING DEFENDANTS MOTION TO STAY AND SEVER THE 215 PATENT CLAIMS AND COUNTERCLAIMS [#62] AND ADOPTING PLAINTIFFS PARAGRAPHS 6(F)(3) AND (7) AND REQUIRING THE PARTIES TO SUBMIT A STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER NO LATER THAN MAY 1, 2013. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Jun 5, 2013 94 ORDER APPOINTING TECHNICAL ADVISOR. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Aug 21, 2013 129 OPINION AND ORDER REGARDING CLAIM CONSTRUCTION Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Ciesla, C)
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Aug 28, 2013 141 ORDER DENYING NICHIAS MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE SUR-REPLY IN OPPOSITION TO EVERLIGHTS MOTION TO COMPEL SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSES TO INTERROGATORY NO. 8 AND REQUESTS FOR ADMISSION NOS. 1-16 [#132] AND GRANTING EVERLIGHTS MOTION TO STRIKE EXHIBIT A TO NICHIAS MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE A SUR-REPLY [#136]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Aug 30, 2013 144 ORDER DENYING EVERLIGHTS EMERGENCY MOTION TO COMPELDEPOSITIONS OF THE INVENTORS OF THE PATENTS-IN-SUIT [#121] AND DENYING NICHIA CORPORATIONS FIRST MOTION TO COMPEL (ACCUSED PRODUCTS) [#119]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Sep 5, 2013 147 ORDER GRANTING IN PART EVERLIGHTS MOTION TO COMPEL SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSES TO EVERLIGHTS INTERROGATORY NO. 8 AND REQUESTS FOR ADMISSION NOS. 1-16, OR ALTERNATIVELY TO DEEM THE REQUESTS FOR ADMISSION NOS. 1-16 ADMITTED ORDER 107 . Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Oct 23, 2013 182 ORDER GRANTING EVERLIGHTS EMERGENCY MOTION TO COMPEL THE PRODUCTION OF NON-PRIVILEGED DOCUMENTS [#152] AND GRANTING NICHIAS EMERGENCY MOTION TO ENFORCE DOCKET 144 ORDER [#158]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Nov 19, 2013 202 ORDER GRANTING NICHIAS UNOPPOSED MOTION TO TAKE THE DEPOSITION OF THIRD PARTY PHILIPS LUMILEDS AFTER NOVEMBER 15, 2013 [#197]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Dec 20, 2013 241 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO COMPEL SAMPLES OF ACCUSED PRODUCTS [#172], GRANTING MOTION TO TAKE SPECIFIC DISCOVERY AFTER FACT DISCOVERY CUTOFF [#174], GRANTING IN PART MOTION FOR SANCTIONS [#189] AND GRANTING MOTION CHALLENGING DESIGNATION OF PRODUCT SAMPLES [#211]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Mar 10, 2014 259 ORDER CONCERNING PHONE CONFERENCE AND FOR FACILITATION AND RESCINDING ORDER FOR CASE EVALUATION. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Aug 1, 2014 349 ORDER DENYING IN PART AND GRANTING IN PART NICHIAS EMERGENCY MOTION TO STRIKE EVERLIGHTS MOTION OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, TO SET MODIFIED BRIEFING SCHEDULE[#345]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Aug 12, 2014 355 ORDER DENYING NICHIAS MOTION FOR LEAVE TO AMEND THEIR ANSWER TO ADD A DEFENSE OF UNCLEAN HANDS [#265], DENYING EVERLIGHTS MOTION TO STRIKE FOURTH SUPPLEMENTAL EXPERT REPORT OF JOHN C. JAROSZ [#268] AND DENYING EVERLIGHTS MOTION TO STRIKE NICHIAS INFRINGEMENT THEORIES REGARDING THE DOCTRINE OF EQUIVALENTS AND CLAIMS 5-8 [#272]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Sep 16, 2014 372 ORDER DENYING NICHIAS REQUEST TO REALIGN THE PARTIES [#358], GRANTING EVERLIGHTS MOTION TO MODIFY THE COURTS SCHEDULING ORDER [#363] AND SETTING TIME LIMIT FOR ORAL ARGUMENT ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2014. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Nov 5, 2014 390 ORDER GRANTING NICHIAS MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE SUR-REPLY [#375]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Jan 9, 2015 401 ORDER DENYING EVERLIGHTS MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE COURTS DAUBERT ORDER GRANTING NICHIAS MOTION TO EXCLUDE DR. BRETSCHNEIDER ON ISSUES OF ENABLEMENT [#378]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Jan 30, 2015 402 ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART NICHIAS MOTION TO COMPEL SUPPLEMENTATION OF EVERLIGHTS RESPONSES TO CERTAIN DISCOVERY REQUESTS [#394]. Signed by District Judge Gershwin A. Drain. (Bankston, T)
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Feb 2, 2015 403 MOTION in Limine (Omnibus) by All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit A - List of Alleged Prior Art References of Shuji Nakamura, # 3 Exhibit B - Nichias First Set of Requests for Production, # 4 Exhibit C - Email from S. Rizzi to M. Traupman (dated Aug. 26, 2014), # 5 Exhibit D - Everlights Amended Initial Disclosures, # 6 Exhibit E - Linear Group v. Attica, # 7 Exhibit F - Carrera v. First Am, # 8 Exhibit G - Nichias Third Set of Interrogatories, # 9 Exhibit J - Emails from S. Rizzi to S. Nakamura (dated Jan. 6 and 14, 2015), # 10 Exhibit K - Gustafson v. Family Mut, # 11 Exhibit L - Henry v. Quicken Loans, # 12 Exhibit M - Aloe Vera v. US, # 13 Exhibit N - Caudell v. City of Loveland, # 14 Exhibit Q - In re Southeastern Milk, # 15 Exhibit R - Subpoena for the Deposition of CECOL, # 16 Exhibit S - Excerpts from Akira Onikiris Deposition Transcript, # 17 Exhibit T - Email from J. Reisberg to L. Mankofsky (dated Jan. 21, 2014), # 18 Exhibit U - Caldwell v. Olshan) (Rizzi, Steven) (Entered: 02/02/2015)
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Feb 2, 2015 404 EXHIBIT W - C.R. Bard v. M3 Sys. re 403 MOTION in Limine (Omnibus) by All Defendants (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit X - Abbott Labs v. Torpharm, # 2 Exhibit Y - Acromed v. Sofamor, # 3 Exhibit Z - Mediatek v. Freescale, # 4 Exhibit AA - SPX v. Bartec, # 5 Exhibit BB - Everlights Objection and Responses to Nichias First Set of Interrogatories, # 6 Exhibit CC - Everlights Preliminary Invalidity Contentions, # 7 Exhibit DD - Everlights First Amended Preliminary Invalidity Contentions, # 8 Exhibit FF - Everlights Appendix I from its Preliminary Invalidity Contentions, # 9 Exhibit GG - Everlights Appendix II from its Preliminary Invalidity Contentions, # 10 Exhibit HH - Everlights Appendix III from its Preliminary Invalidity Contentions, # 11 Exhibit II - Takeda v. Mylan, # 12 Exhibit JJ - Example of Everlight Invalidity Claim Chart for 5,998,925 Patent from its) (Rizzi, Steven) (Entered: 02/02/2015)
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Feb 2, 2015 405 SEALED Nichia's Brief in Support of its Omnibus Motion in Limine re 403 MOTION in Limine (Omnibus) by All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit H - Email from J. Reisberg to R. Schmid (dated Feb. 3, 2014), # 2 Exhibit I - Emails between counsel (dated July 22, 2014 to Aug. 25, 2014), # 3 Exhibit O - Excerpt from W. Christopher Bakewells Expert Report (dated Mar. 28, 2013), # 4 Exhibit P - Excerpts from W. Christopher Bakewells Deposition Transcript, # 5 Exhibit V - Excerpts from Ichiro Matsushitas Deposition Transcript, # 6 Exhibit EE - Excerpts from Dr. Bretschneiders Invalidity Report (dated Dec. 22, 2013)) (Rizzi, Steven) (Entered: 02/02/2015)
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