This morning the Federal Circuit issued two nonprecedential orders. The first denies a petition for a writ of mandamus against the Northern District of California seeking to order the district court to dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction. The second denies a petition for a writ of mandamus challenging a discovery order in the District of Delaware. The Federal Circuit also issued a nonprecedential order late in the day yesterday granting a voluntary dismissal. Here are the introductions to the orders.
In re VoIP-Pal.com, Inc. (Nonprecedential Order)
VoIP-Pal.com, Inc. petitions for a writ of mandamus directing the United States District Court for the Northern District of California to vacate its November 2, 2021 order and to grant VoIP-Pal’s motion to dismiss. Twitter, Inc. opposes the petition. VoIP-Pal replies. For the following reasons, we deny VoIP-Pal’s petition.
In re Fraunhoffer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung (Nonprecedential Order)
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung E.V. (“Fraunhofer”) petitions this court for a writ of mandamus challenging a discovery order regarding the depositions of non-party foreign witnesses. Sirius XM Radio Inc. (“SXM”) opposes. For the reasons set forth below, the petition is denied.
Bolt Ride, Inc. v. General Motors, LLC (Nonprecedential Order)
The parties having so agreed, it is ordered that:
(1) The proceeding is DISMISSED under Fed. R. App. P. 42 (b).
(2) Each side shall bear their own costs.