Hunter v. Lenovo (United States) Inc. et al, No. 5:2015cv00819 - Document 20 (N.D. Cal. 2015)

Court Description: ORDER Granting Plaintiff's Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should be Related. The Clerk shall reassign the case to Judge Ronald M. Whyte for all further proceedings. Magistrate Counsins is no longer assigned to the case. All pending dates are vacated and a Case Management Conference is set for 6/19/2015 10:30 AM before Judge Ronald M. Whyte. Signed by Judge Ronald M. Whyte on 3/19/15. (jgS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/19/2015)
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Hunter v. Lenovo (United States) Inc. et al Doc. 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 9 STERLING INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING GROUP, on behalf of itself and all others similarly situated, 10 Plaintiffs, United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 v. Case No. 5:15-cv-00807-RMW ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO CONSIDER WHETHER CASES SHOULD BE RELATED LENOVO (UNITED STATES) INC., LENOVO GROUP LIMITED, and SUPERFISH INC., 15 Defendants. 16 17 18 This document relates to: Case No. 5:15-cv-00819-NC DAVID HUNTER, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, 19 Plaintiffs, 20 21 22 23 v. LENOVO (UNITED STATES), INC., a Delaware corporation, and SUPERFISH, INC., a Delaware corporation, 24 25 26 27 28 Defendants. CAPTION CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE 15-cv-00807-RMW 1 Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 This document also relates to: Case No. 5:15-cv-00964-NC CHRISTOPHER HALL, MATTHEW KELSO, MICHAEL MORICI, JAYNE COSTANZO, RYAN BAUMGARTNER, LAURA BURNS, THOMAS CARNEY, BEATRIZ DAVIS, DENNIS HASTY, WENDY DURAN and GABE DURAN, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, 7 Plaintiffs, 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 v. LENOVO (UNITED STATES), INC., LENOVO GROUP LIMITED and SUPERFISH, INC., 12 Defendants. 13 14 This document also relates to: 15 RHONDA ESTRELLA, SONIA FEREZAN, JOHN WHITTLE, and ALAN WOYT on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, 16 17 18 19 Case No. 5:15-cv-01044-LHK Plaintiffs, v. 20 21 LENOVO (UNITED STATES), INC., and SUPERFISH, INC., 22 Defendants. 23 24 CAPTION CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE 25 26 27 28 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE 15-cv-00807-RMW 2 1 2 3 This document also relates to: KEN MARTINI, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, 4 5 6 7 v. LENOVO (UNITED STATES) INC., and SUPERFISH INC., 8 9 Defendants. This document also relates to: 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 Case No. 5:15-cv-01113-NC JGX, INC. d/b/a LEFTY O’DOUL’S, individually and on behalf of a class of those similarly situated, 13 14 Case No. 3:15-cv-01069-DMR Plaintiffs, v. 15 16 17 18 LENOVO GROUP LIMITED, LENOVO (UNITED STATES), INC., and SUPERFISH, INC., Defendants. 19 20 21 CAPTION CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE 15-cv-00807-RMW 3 1 2 3 4 This document also relates to: Case No. 5:15-cv-01122-PSG STANLEY D. JOHNSON, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, 5 6 7 8 9 v. LENOVO (UNITED STATES), INC., LENOVO GROUP LIMITED, and SUPERFISH, INC., Defendants. 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 This document also relates to: 12 13 MICHAEL SIMONOFF, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, 14 Plaintiffs, 15 Case No. 5:15-cv-01125-LHK v. 16 17 18 LENOVO (UNITED STATES), INC., and SUPERFISH, INC., Defendants. 19 20 21 CAPTION CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE 15-cv-00807-RMW 4 1 2 3 4 This document also relates to: Case No. 5:15-cv-01166-PSG RUSSELL WOOD and THOMAS WILSON, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 v. LENOVO (UNITED STATES) INC., LENOVO HOLDING COMPANY, INC., LENOVO GROUP LIMITED, and SUPERFISH INC., Defendants. This document also relates to: 12 14 MICHELLE BEHREN and MARY JANE BARBOSA, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, 15 Case No. 3:15-cv-01177-LB Plaintiffs, 13 16 v. 17 18 19 LENOVO (UNITED STATES) INC. and SUPERFISH INC., Defendants. 20 21 22 CAPTION CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE 23 24 25 26 27 28 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE 15-cv-00807-RMW 5 1 2 3 This document also relates to: Case No. 3:15-cv-01206-KAW ROBERT RAVENCAMP, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, 4 Plaintiffs, 5 v. 6 7 8 LENOVO (UNITED STATES), INC., a Delaware corporation, and SUPERFISH, INC. Defendants. 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 3-12, plaintiff Sterling International Consulting Group moves to relate this case to several similar cases filed in this district. Plaintiff initially moved to relate this case to one other, but thereafter filed two more administrative motions to relate which, all told, seek to relate this case to eight others. See Dkt. Nos. 12, 13, 17. Defendants responded, agreeing that the cases identified by plaintiff should be related to the instant case. Dkt. No. 20. Defendants also identified two additional cases they believe should be related to this case. Id. The cases are as follows: 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Case Name Sterling Int’l Consulting Group v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. Hunter v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. Hall, et al. v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. Estrella, et al. v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. Martini v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. JGX, Inc. d/b/a/ Lefty O’Doul’s v. Lenovo Group Limited, et al. Johnson v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. Simonoff v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE 15-cv-00807-RMW 6 Case Number 5:15-cv-00807 Date Filed 2/23/15 5:15-cv-00819 3:15-cv-00964 5:15-cv-1044 4:15-cv-1069 5:15-cv-01113 2/23/15 3/2/15 3/5/15 3/9/15 3/10/15 5:15-cv-01122 5:15 cv 01125 3/10/15 3/10/15 1 2 Wood, et al. v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. 5:15-cv-01166 Behren, et al. v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. 3:15-cv-01177 Ravencamp v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al. 3:15-cv-01206 3/12/15 3/12/15 3/13/15 Upon consideration of the foregoing motion, the papers submitted in support, and good 3 4 cause appearing, the Court hereby GRANTS the motion. The court has also reviewed the two 5 cases identified by defendants, and finds both meet the criteria under Civ. L. R. 3-12 for relating 6 cases. IT IS SO ORDERED that Hunter v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al., Case No. 5:15- 8 cv-00819-NC, Hall, et al. v. Lenovo (United States), Inc., et al., Case No. 3:15-cv-00964-NC, 9 Estrella, et al. v. Lenovo (Untied States) Inc., et al., Case No. 5:15-cv-01044-LHK, Martini v. 10 Lenovo (United States) Inc., et al., Case No. 3:15-cv-01069-DMR, JGX, Inc. v. Lenovo Group 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 7 Ltd., et al., Case No. 15-cv-01113-NC, Johnson v. Lenovo (United States) Inc., et al., Case No. 12 15-cv-01122-PSG, Simonoff v. Lenovo (Untied States) Inc., et al., Case No. 15-cv-01125-LHK, 13 Wood, et al. v. Lenovo (United States) Inc., et al., Case No. 15-cv-01166-PSG, Behren, et al. v. 14 Lenovo (United States) Inc., et al., Case No. 15-cv-01177-LB, and Ravencamp v. Lenovo (United 15 States), Inc., et al., Case No. 3:15-cv-01206-KAW are related to Sterling International 16 Consulting Group v. Lenovo (United States) Inc., et al., Case No. 5:15-cv-00807-RMW, and are 17 assigned to the undersigned Judge. 18 19 A case management conference is set for June 17, 2015. The parties shall file a joint case management statement in each case by June 12, 2015. 20 21 Dated: March 1 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE 15-cv-00807-RMW 7