Category Archives: Magistrate Judge Stickney

Magistrate Judge Stickney Grants Motion For Costs, Finds $350/Hour Attorney-Fee Rate Reasonable

On September 11, 2017, Magistrate Judge Stickney entered an Order (available here) in The Sugar Art v. Confectionary Arts International. In the case, the plaintiff previously brought suit against the defendant in the Western District of Texas, and, in response … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Ordered To Sit For Deposition in Zenimax Case

On December 7, 2015, Magistrate Judge Stickney issued an Order (available here) resolving Facebook’s motion for a protective order, which sought to preclude Plaintiffs from deposing Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. Judge Stickney ultimately ruled that the plaintiffs could depose Zuckerberg … Continue reading

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Rutherford Federal Rules Amendments CLE (Part 1)

Last Tuesday, Rebecca Rutherford gave a CLE on the upcoming amendments to the Federal Rules (which, absent congressional action, will take effect in December 2015). Ms. Rutherford is a former law clerk of former Magistrate Judge Kaplan, a current law … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Stickney Awards Costs Against Attorney Who Missed Settlement Conference

On February 5, 2015, Magistrate Judge Stickney issued an Order (available here) in Dagher v. Deutsche Bank directing the payment of defendants’ costs. Judge Stickney had set a settlement conference, but the plaintiffs’ attorney informed the Court one hour before … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Stickney Resolves Motion to Compel In Patent Infringement Case

On July 10, 2013, Magistrate Judge Stickney issued a memorandum order (available here) in Comcast Cable v. BT Americas. Comcast had filed a motion to compel BT to produce documents responsive to certain of Comcast’s requests for production, “including core … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Stickney Up For Reappointment

Magistrate Judge Stickney’s current term expires on March 1, 2014. The Northern District of Texas has published a Public Notice (available here) regarding Judge Stickney’s reappointment. “Written comments from members of the bar and the public are invited as to … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Stickney

Magistrate Judge Stickney began his judicial career as one of the Northern District of Texas’ magistrate judges in 1998.  Judge Stickney was born in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1978 with a B.S.  Judge … Continue reading

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