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Ford Motor Company v. Versata Software, Inc., et al, No. 2:15-cv-10628 (E.D. Mich.)
Case Title: Ford Motor Company v. Versata Software, Inc., et al
Case Type: Civil Case
Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Index Number(s): 2:2015cv10628, 2:15-cv-10628, 2:15-cv-10628-MFL-EAS
Nature of Suit: Patent
Judge: Matthew F. Leitman
Magistrate Judge: Elizabeth A. Stafford
Case Opened: February 19, 2015
Docket Entries
Date Filed Dkt # Entry Text
Feb 19, 2015 1 [STRICKEN] COMPLAINT for Declaratory Judgment filed by Ford Motor Company against Versata Software, Inc. with Jury Demand. Plaintiff requests summons issued. Receipt No: 0645-5033965 - Fee: $ 400. County of 1st Plaintiff: Wayne - County Where Action Arose: Wayne - County of 1st Defendant: Out of State. [Previously dismissed case: No] [Possible companion case(s): None] (Attachments: # (1) Index of Exhibits, # (2) Exhibit A - U.S. Patent No. 5,825,651, # (3) Exhibit B - U.S. Patent No. 6,405,308, # (4) Exhibit C - U.S. Patent No. 6,675,294) (LeRoy, John) Modified on 3/19/2015 (Monda, H).
Complaint
Feb 19, 2015 2 STATEMENT of DISCLOSURE of CORPORATE AFFILIATIONS and FINANCIAL INTEREST by Ford Motor Company (LeRoy, John)
Statement of Disclosure of Corporate Affiliations
Feb 19, 2015 3 Patent Report Sent To Washington (LeRoy, John)
Patent/Copyright/Trademark Report
Feb 19, 2015 4 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Frank A. Angileri appearing on behalf of Ford Motor Company (Angileri, Frank)
Attorney Appearance
Mar 2, 2015 5 ORDER for Ford Motor Company to Show Cause Why the Complaint Should Not Be Unsealed and/or to File Amended Complaint. Show Cause Response due by 5:00 p.m. on 3/16/2015. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (Monda, H)
Order to Show Cause
Mar 16, 2015 6 AMENDED COMPLAINT with Jury Demand filed by Ford Motor Company against Versata Software, Inc.. NO NEW PARTIES ADDED. (Attachments: # (1) Index of Exhibits, # (2) Exhibit A - US Patent No. 5825651, # (3) Exhibit B - US Patent No. 6405308, # (4) Exhibit C - US Patent No. 6675294) (LeRoy, John)
Amended Complaint
Index of Exhibits
Exhibit A - US Patent No. 5825651
Exhibit B - US Patent No. 6405308
Exhibit C - US Patent No. 6675294
Mar 19, 2015 TEXT-ONLY ORDER Striking 1 Complaint filed by Ford Motor Company. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (Monda, H)
Text-Only Order
Mar 19, 2015 7 Order Vacating [5] Order to Show Cause and Unsealing Case. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (Monda, H)
Order Vacating an Order to Show Cause
Mar 19, 2015 8 SUMMONS Issued for *Versata Software, Inc.* (Monda, H)
Summons Issued
Mar 19, 2015 9 NOTICE of Appearance by John P. Rondini on behalf of Ford Motor Company. (Rondini, John)
Notice of Appearance
Mar 19, 2015 10 NOTICE of Appearance by Chanille Carswell on behalf of Ford Motor Company. (Carswell, Chanille)
Notice of Appearance
May 8, 2015 11 Ex Parte MOTION to Amend/Correct Case Caption by Ford Motor Company. (LeRoy, John)
Motion to Amend/Correct
May 12, 2015 12 CERTIFICATE of Service/Summons Returned Executed. Versata Software, Inc. served on 5/8/2015, answer due 5/29/2015. (LeRoy, John) Modified on 5/12/2015 (DTyl) [DATE OF SERVICE 5/7/15]
Certificate of Service/Summons Returned Executed
May 12, 2015 13 Order amending case caption and issuing summons. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (DPer)
Order Amending Case Caption
May 12, 2015 14 SUMMONS Issued for *Trilogy Development Group, Inc.* (DPer)
Summons Issued
May 12, 2015 15 SUMMONS Issued for *Trilogy, Inc.* (DPer)
Summons Issued
May 22, 2015 16 CERTIFICATE of Service/Summons Returned Executed. Trilogy, Inc. served on 5/15/2015, answer due 6/5/2015. (LeRoy, John)
Certificate of Service/Summons Returned Executed
May 27, 2015 17 STIPULATED ORDER Extending Date for Defendants to Answer, Move, or Otherwise Plead to [6] Amended Complaint. Response due by 6/29/2015. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (Monda, H)
Order to Extend Time to (Free)
Jun 29, 2015 18 MOTION to Dismiss, or Alternatively Transfer These Cases to the Eastern District of Texas by All Defendants. (Attachments: # (1) Index of Exhibits, # (2) Exhibit 1 - Declaration of G. Gunwall, # (3) Exhibit 2 - Declaration of S. Krauss, # (4) Exhibit 3 - Declaration of M. Richards, # (5) Exhibit 4 - Declaration of L. Jones, # (6) Exhibit 5 - Declaration of S. Mitby, # (7) Exhibit 6 - Declaration of J. Kamm, # (8) Exhibit 7 - Declaration of D. McDougall, # (9) Exhibit 8 - Declaration of N. Gupta, # (10) Exhibit 9 - Declaration of T. Darr, # (11) Exhibit 10 - Declaration of S. Smith, # (12) Exhibit 11 - Declaration of J. Legault, # (13) Exhibit 12 - Declaration of R. Beaumont, # (14) Exhibit 13 - Declaration of J. Loyens, # (15) Exhibit 14 - Declaration of S. Bonneau, # (16) Exhibit 15 - Declaration of J. Ragusa) (Young, Rodger)
Motion to Dismiss
Jun 30, 2015 19 Emergency MOTION for Protective Order by Ford Motor Company. (Attachments: # (1) Index of Exhibits, # (2) Exhibit A - Ford's Motion to Dismiss or Transfer, # (3) Exhibit B - Sivasankaran Declaration, # (4) Exhibit C - Tambe Declaration, # (5) Exhibit D - 6/25/2015 Letter from LeRoy to Mitby, # (6) Exhibit E - 6/25/2015 Letter from LeRoy to Beau Dietl & Associates, # (7) Exhibit F - 6/26/2015 Letter from LeRoy to Mitby, # (8) Exhibit G - Wierzbicki Declaration, # (9) Exhibit H - Pillarisepty Declaration, # (10) Exhibit I - Shah Declaration) (LeRoy, John)
Motion for Protective Order

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