Carrico v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al.

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-02087

ORDER Requesting Response from Defendant Samsung Electric Co., Ltd. re {{41}} MOTION for Order of Court-Directed Service of Complaint and Summons on Counsel for Defendant Yoonwha Park filed by Jeffrey A Carrico, Nicole R. Salas. Signed by Judge Donna M. Ryu on 4/20/2016. (dmrlc3, COURT STAFF)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 JEFFREY A CARRICO, et al., 7 Case No. 15-cv-02087-DMR Plaintiffs, 8 v. REQUEST FOR RESPONSE 9 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., et 10 al., 11 Defendants. 12 Plaintiffs filed a motion for court-directed service of complaint and summons on counsel Northern District of California United States District Court 13 for Defendant Yoonwha Park [Docket No. 41] on March 30, 2016. Defendant Yoonwha Park has 14 not yet made an appearance in this case. Defendant Park is an employee of Defendant Samsung 15 Electronics Co., Ltd. ("SEC"). Plaintiffs state that Defendant SEC declined to accept service on 16 behalf of Defendant Yoonwha Park. Mot. at 4. In the parties' joint case management statement 17 [Docket No. 35], Defendant SEC appeared to object to Plaintiffs' request for court-directed 18 service of the complaint and summons on counsel for Defendant Park. Id. at 3. Defendant SEC, 19 however, has filed no opposition or statement of nonopposition to Plaintiffs' motion. Pursuant to 20 Civil Local Rule 7-3(a), any brief in opposition to Plaintiffs' motion was due on April 13, 2016, 21 but no such opposition has been received. The court hereby orders that Defendant SEC file a statement indicating whether it opposes 22 Plaintiffs' motion for court-directed service of the complaint and summons on counsel for 23 Defendant Yoonwha Park or to alternatively file a statement of nonopposition consistent with 24 Civil Local Rule 7-3(b). Defendant SEC is ordered to file such a response by April 25, 2016. 25 This order to show cause does not constitute permission to file a late opposition. 26 Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-3(c), Plaintiffs' deadline to file a reply is April 20, 2016. If 27 Plaintiffs wish to file a response, limited to issues raised in Defendant SEC's statement, they may 28 1 do so by April 28, 2016. 2 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 Dated: April 20, 2016 ______________________________________ 5 Donna M. Ryu 6 United States Magistrate Judge 7 8 9 10 11 12 Northern District of California United States District Court 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2