Chamberlain Group v. Lear Corp., No. 05 C 3449, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 1, 2011) (Posner, J.).

Judge Posner, sitting by designation, ordered a series of pre-trial deadlines in this garage door opener patent case. The following deadlines were of particular note:

  • All objections to exhibits were to be in the form of motions in limine, not one-word objections.  
  • Exhibits were limited to what could fit into one binder per side.
  • The Court was to draft jury instructions and voir dire.