On Semiconductor Corporation et al v. Micro Processing Technology Incorporated

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cv-00322

ORDER: This case is hereby reassigned to the Honorable Charlene Honeywell, United States District Judge, with her consent, to conduct all further proceedings. Signed by Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington on 2/9/2017. (KAK)

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PageID 509 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION, ET AL., Plaintiffs, v. Case No. 8:17-cv-322-T-33JSS MICRO PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, INC., Defendant. ________________________/ ORDER This cause is before the Court pursuant to the February 8, 2017, Order transferring the case to this Court from the District of Arizona. (Doc. # 52). Therein, the court explained that this action is related to Plasma-Therm LLC v. Micro Processing Technology, Inc., 8:15-cv-2785-CEH-TBM (the Florida Litigation) and further stated "the interests of justice strongly support a transfer to the Middle District of Florida, where this case and the Florida Litigation may be resolved together in a logical order and efficient manner." (Id. at 11). Upon consideration of Local Rule 1.04(b), M.D. Fla., concerning "transfer of related cases before two or more judges" and Local Rule 1.03(d), M.D. Fla., which states, "The judge to whom any case is assigned may, at any time, reassign the case to any other consenting judge for any limited purpose or for all PageID 510 further purposes," this matter is hereby transferred, with her consent, to the Honorable Charlene Honeywell, United States District Judge. Accordingly, it is ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED: This case is hereby reassigned to the Honorable Charlene Honeywell, United States District Judge, with her consent, to conduct all further proceedings. DONE and ORDERED in Chambers, in Tampa, Florida, this 9th day of February, 2017. -2-