GENOSOURCE, LLC, Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant, v. INGURAN, LLC, d/b/a SEXING TECHNOLOGIES, Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff. INGURAN, LLC, d/b/a SEXING TECHNOLOGIES, Third-Party Plaintiff,, No. 18-CV-113-CJW-KEM, 2019 WL 1210111 (N.D. Iowa Mar. 14, 2019) Dairy Farm and Livestock Genetics Company have separate lawsuits in Texas and Iowa. Genetics Company sues in Federal Court to block the dual litigation. The Court finds that the Texas Action and the Iowa Action are parallel proceedings and that the first-filed rule is implicated. The Court also finds that no exceptions to the first-filed rule apply and that the Iowa Action should take priority over the Texas Action. The Court’s February 26, 2019 Order enjoining Inguran, LLC, doing business as Sexing Technologies “from taking any further action in, and from taking any action to prosecute, the action filed in the Southern District of Texas.
KAREN G. DAVIDS, as Tr. of the Harold D. & Karen G. Davids Revocable Tr., Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Defendant., No. 17-CV-3091-LRR, 2019 WL 1234332, (N.D. Iowa Mar. 18, 2019)
On November 2, 2017, Plaintiff filed a Complaint, seeking judicial review of a final administrative decision denying the applicability of the “minimal effect” exception to wetlands located on farmland owed by Davids. See generally Complaint. On January 12, 2018, the USDA filed an Answer. On April 20, 2018, Davids filed the Plaintiff’s Brief. On May 25, 2018, the USDA filed the Defendant’s Brief (docket no. 27). On June 7, 2018, Davids filed the Reply Brief. On June 8, 2018, 2018, the matter was referred to Judge Mahoney for issuance of a report and recommendation. On October 16, 2018, Judge Mahoney issued the Report and Recommendation, which recommends that the court affirm the USDA’s decision. On October 30, 2018, Davids filed the Objections. On November 6, 2018, the USDA filed a Response to Davids’s Objections. Neither party has requested oral argument and the court finds that oral argument is unnecessary. The matter is fully submitted and ready for decision. The objection was overruled.
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