United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Jacksonville Division
MORALES HOWARD UNITED SLATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
CAUSE is before the Court on Plaintiff's Motion
for Preliminary Injunction and Memorandum of Law in Support
(Doc. 5; Motion) filed on December 12, 2019. Simultaneously
with the Motion, Plaintiff filed a Complaint for Monetary
Relief, Injunctive Relief, and Replevin (Doc. 1; Complaint).
Upon review of the Motion, the Court directed Plaintiff to
file a supplement to bring the Motion into full compliance
with the Local Rules of this Court. See Order (Doc.
18), entered December 13, 2019. In accordance with the
Court's Order, on December 20, 2019, Plaintiff filed
Plaintiff's Supplemental Memorandum on the Amount of
Security Which Must be Posted Under Rule 65(c) in Support of
its Motion for Preliminary Injunction (Doc. 21) and a Notice
of Filing Proposed Order (Doc. 22). In addition, Plaintiff
filed executed Return of Service forms indicating that it
effected service of process on Defendants Physep Components
and Service, Inc. and Noblemeir, Inc. on December 16, 2019.
See Return of Service (Docs. 23-24). On December 23,
2019, Plaintiff filed a notice indicating that counsel for
Defendant James C. Domenico accepted service of process on
Domenico's behalf on December 17, 2019. See
Plaintiff's Notice of Filing Acceptance of Service of
Process (Doc. 26). As such, the record reflects that all
Defendants have now received notice of this action.
its additional filings, it appears that Plaintiff has
generally complied with the procedural requirements of Rule
65, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Rule(s)), and Local
Rule 4.06, United States District Court, Middle District of
Florida (Local Rule(s)), which govern the procedure for
seeking a preliminary injunction. Upon consideration of the
Motion and the record, the undersigned finds that an
expedited briefing schedule and hearing are necessary.
Accordingly, it is
matter is set for a HEARING on
Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction and
Memorandum of Law in Support (Doc. 5) on Thursday,
January 9, 2020, at 2:00 p.m.,
before the undersigned at the Bryan Simpson United States
Courthouse, 300 North Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Florida,
32202, in Courtroom 10B. Counsel for Plaintiff and Defendants
shall appear in person and telephonic appearances will not be
hearing will be conducted in accordance with Local Rule 4.06,
and Rule 65. The case does not appear to involve the
exceptional situation wherein the Court will allow the
parties to submit evidence at the hearing. See Local
Rule 4.06(b). Thus, the hearing will be limited to the
written submissions and arguments of counsel.
following expedited briefing schedule shall govern this case:
Defendants shall have up to and including Monday,
December 30, 2019, to file a memorandum in
opposition to Plaintiffs Motion for Preliminary Injunction
and Memorandum of Law in Support (Doc. 5), including any
affidavits or declarations on which they rely.
Plaintiff shall have up to and including Friday,
January 3, 2020, to file a reply, if necessary, in
support of their motion for preliminary injunction, which
shall not exceed TEN (10) PAGES in length.
Plaintiff shall promptly serve a copy of this Order on
Defendants, and file a notice advising the Court when it has
 The Court notes that Plaintiff's
Complaint, Motion, and two of the supporting declarations
refer to exhibits that Plaintiff has not filed in the Court
record. See Complaint, Exs. A-B; Motion, Exs. A-B;
Declaration of Peter Jansson (Doc. 11), Exs. A-B; Declaration
of Ian Sherrell (Doc. 13), Ex. A. To the extent Plaintiff
intends to file these exhibits under ...