Category Archives: Judge Lindsay

Make Sure To File A Reply Brief

I just came across Judge Lindsay’s Order in Martin v. Trend Personnel Services (available here), which provides two pieces of important guidance: 1. File a reply brief: “The court notes that Defendants filed no reply. A reply should always be filed, … Continue reading

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FBA to Host Annual Federal Civil Practice Seminar on January 26, 2015 at the Belo

Each year, the Federal Bar Association hosts an annual Federal Civil Practice Seminar, an event that is definitely worth attending. This year’s seminar will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015, at the Belo. Speakers will include Judge Lindsay and … Continue reading

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“Afternoon at the Courthouse” Program to be Held on Thursday, June 19, 2014

On Thursday, June 19, 2014, the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers will be sponsoring an “Afternoon at the Courthouse” program at the Federal Courthouse. The program will start at 2:00 … Continue reading

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Judge Lindsay Issues Summary Judgment Opinion in Bank of America Case

On August 23, 2013, Judge Lindsay issued a 50 page opinion (available here) in the Bank of America case, which granted Bank of America’s motion for summary judgment. Notable aspects of Judge Lindsay’s include the following: Unsworn Expert Reports. “Ms. … Continue reading

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Judge Lindsay Denies Preliminary Injunction In Alliance Wireless Case

On July 16, 2013, Judge Lindsay found that a preliminary injunction was not warranted in Alliance Wireless v. 3rd Eye Surveillance (decision available here). Alliance Wireless had filed suit against 3rd Eye Surveillance asserting federal and state claims for trademark and … Continue reading

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Free CLE Event With N.D. Tex. Judges — June 27, 2013

The Northern District of Texas has announced that it is offering a free CLE event. Per the Court: All attorneys and support staff are cordially invited to attend the Annual Judiciary Appreciation Luncheon, sponsored by the Federal Bar Association and … Continue reading

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Judge Lindsay Tosses False Claims Act Qui Tam Case Against L-3 Communications

On August 24, 2012, Judge Lindsay issued a decision (available here) in Phillips v. L-3 Communications. In the case, Phillips (a former employee of L-3) filed a qui tam false claims act lawsuit against L-3, accusing L-3 of violating the … Continue reading

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Fossil Sues The Jones Group For Copyright Infringement Infringement

On August 22, 2012, Fossil filed a lawsuit (available here) against The Jones Group in the Northern District of Texas. Fossil claims that The Jones Group, which markets its products under the NINE WEST brand, “slavish[ly] copie[d]” Fossil’s jewelry line. … Continue reading

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Judge Lindsay Denies Dropbox’s Motion to Stay Trademark Lawsuit

On August 10, 2012, Judge Lindsay issued an Order (available here) denying Dropbox’s motion to stay a lawsuit filed by Officeware Corp. In the lawsuit, Officeware accuses Dropbox of wrongdoing based on Dropbox’s use of the DROPBOX mark. In 2009, … Continue reading

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Judge Lindsay Tosses Purported Class Action Claims Against Match.Com

On August 10, 2012, Judge Lindsay granted Match.com’s motion to dismiss a number of purported class actions filed against it in the Northern District of Texas (opinion available here). Plaintiffs were subscribers to Match.com’s online dating services, and filed suit … Continue reading

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