United States District Court, E.D. New York
July 10, 2015
LAURENCE N. GIRARD, Plaintiff,
LAURENCENGIRARD.COM, an internet domain, and JOHN AND JANE DOES 1 THROUGH 10, all of whose true names are unknown and who are actual registrants of that domain, Defendants.
APPEARANCES For Plaintiff: Christopher F. Meatto, Esq.
Fernando A. Bohorquez, Jr., Esq. Baker & Hostetler LLP
For Defendants: No appearances.
JOANNA SEYBERT U.S.D.J.
Plaintiff’s motion to amend (Docket Entry 9) is REFERRED to Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay pursuant to Rule 72(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for DECISION. See Fielding v. Tollaksen, 510 F.3d 175, 178 (2d Cir. 2007) (“As a matter of case management, a district judge may refer nondispositive motions, such as a motion to amend the complaint, to a magistrate judge for decision without the parties' consent.”); Dollar Phone Corp. v. St. Paul Fire, No. 09-CV-1640, 2011 WL 837793, at *1 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 4, 2011) (collecting cases); see also Pagano v. Frank, 983 F.2d 343, 346 (1st Cir. 1993); Hall v. Norfolk S. Ry. Co., 469 F.3d 590, 595 (7th Cir. 2006). The parties are directed to address all future filings related to this motion to Judge Lindsay.