Category Archives: Magistrate Judge Toliver

Magistrate Judge Tolliver Issues Order Denying Discovery Extension and Motion to Compel Based on Defendants’ Delay

On December 4, 2015, Magistrate Judge Toliver issued an Order (available here) in the S-Line v. B2B Supply case. Defendants sought an extension of time to complete discovery and also an order compelling plaintiff to respond to discovery. The case … Continue reading

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Recent MTel Decisions

There have recently been three decisions of note in the Mobile Telecommunications v. Blackberry patent infringement case. First, Judge Lynn granted Blackberry’s motion for leave to amend its infringement contentions (decision available here). Second, Judge Lynn issued a sixty-five page claim … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Toliver Orders NFL’s Roger Goodell To Sit For Deposition

On July 10, 2013, Magistrate Judge Toliver issued an Order (available here) in Simms v. National Football League. The case involves “claims by Plaintiffs, ticketholders to the Super Bowl XLV game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, against Defendant National … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Toliver Quashes Deposition Notice Directed to Former CEO of Good Technology

On July 1, 2013, Magistrate Judge Toliver issued an Order (available here) in Good Technology v. Fixmo that resolved Good’s motion seeking to quash the deposition notice of its former CEO (who is now Executive Chairman of Good’s Board of Directors). Judge … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Toliver Grants Summit 6’s Request for Increased Deposition Time in Patent Infringement Case

Summit 6 has sued RIM, Samsung, Multiply, Facebook, and Photbucket for patent infringement in the Northern District of Texas.  On July 23, 2012, Magistrate Judge Toliver took up Summit 6’s request for additional deposition time to obtain discovery from RIM.  … Continue reading

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Good Technology Prevails in Protective Order Dispute

On May 14, 2012, Magistrate Judge Renee Harris Toliver resolved a protective order dispute in Good Technology’s favor.  A copy of the opinion is available here.  Defendants Little Red Wagon Technologies and Fixmo U.S. had wanted one of their employees … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Toliver

Magistrate Judge Toliver is one of the Northern District’s Magistrate Judges.  A graduate of Howard University, she received her juris doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 1984.  Following her graduation from law school, she served as … Continue reading

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Northern District Magistrate Judge Profiles

The Northern District has nine Magistrate Judges.  Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be profiling these judges, beginning with Magistrate Judge Toliver.  You can also access information about the Northern District judges on the following page.

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Johnson v. Randall’s Food Markets Case Remanded, Attorney’s Fees and Costs Awarded

On September 13, 2010, Magistrate Judge Toliver, in Johnson v. Randall’s Food Markets, issued an order remanding the case to Dallas County Court of Law No. 3.  Judge Toliver found that the defendants (who were diverse from the plaintiffs) failed … Continue reading

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