One common question for local counsel is "can we file something asking the Court to rule on our motion"? And the answer is usually something along the lines of "no," except in certain situations.
Last week we wrote about an example of the risks of an unwarranted request to expedite consideration of a motion.
This week I saw an example of a letter near the other end of the spectrum, in which a party asked gently urged the Court to consider a pending motion and got a good result.
A Letter That Worked
Plaintiff had moved for leave to amend their complaint to add two patents to a five-patent case, where all of the …