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Titan Sports Inc v. Turner Broadcasting, et al 05 16 97

General Docket
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Docket #: 97-3267Docketed: 05/16/1997
Termed: 07/21/1998
Nature of Suit: 3890 Other Statutory Actions
Titan Sports Inc v. Turner Broadcasting, et al
Appeal From: United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Fee Status: Paid
Case Type Information:
     1) civil
     2) private
     3) Other civil
Originating Court Information:
     District: 0315-2 : 96-mc-00681
     District Judge: Donald J. Lee, U.S. District Judge
     Date Filed: 12/24/1996
     Date Order/Judgment:     Date NOA Filed:
     04/11/1997     04/29/1997
Prior Cases:
     None

Current Cases:
     None

TITAN SPORTS INC
                     Plaintiff - Appellant
Robert L. Byer, Esq.
Direct: 412-497-1083
Email: rlbyer@duanemorris.com
Fax: 412-202-2787
[COR NTC Retained]
Duane Morris
600 Grant Street
Suite 5010
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
v.

TURNER BROADCASTING
                     Defendant
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING
                     Defendant - Appellee
David Dunn, Esq.
Direct: 212-918-3515
Email: david.dunn@hoganlovells.com
Fax: 212-918-3100
[COR NTC Retained]
Hogan Lovells US
875 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022

John H. Pope, Esq.
Direct: 212-351-4500
Email: jhpope@ebglaw.com
Fax: 212-878-8741
[COR NTC Retained]
Epstein, Becker & Green
250 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10177
ERIC BISCHOFF
                     Defendant
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MARK MADDEN
                     Not Party - Appellee
David Dunn, Esq.
Direct: 212-918-3515
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above) 

John H. Pope, Esq.
Direct: 212-351-4500
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)
IN RE: MARK MADDEN*

TITAN SPORTS, INC., a Delaware
Corporation


   v.

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.;
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING, INC.;
ERIC BISCHOFF


                 TITAN SPORTS, INC.,
                         Appellants

  (*Amended per Clerk's order of 7/23/97)
05/16/1997   CIVIL CASE DOCKETED. Notice filed by Titan Sports Inc. (SMA)
05/16/1997   TRANSCRIPT PURCHASE ORDER (PART I), no proceedings in District Court. (SMA)
05/16/1997   CERTIFIED LIST filed. (SMA)
05/16/1997   BRIEFING NOTICE ISSUED. Appellant brief and appendix due 6/25/97. (SMA)
05/16/1997   CLERK'S LETTER to counsel advising appeal has been listed for possible dismissal due to jurisdictional defect. SEND TO MERITS PANEL. (SMA)
05/27/1997   RESPONSE on behalf of World Championship Wrestling Inc., to clerk's letter for possible dismissal due to jurisdictional defect, filed. Certificate of Service dated 5/23/97. SEND TO MERITS PANEL. (SMA)
05/28/1997   APPEARANCE from Attorney Robert L. Byer on behalf of Appellant Titan Sports Inc, filed. (SMA)
05/28/1997   INFORMATION STATEMENT on behalf of Appellant Titan Sports Inc, received. (SMA)
05/28/1997   DISCLOSURE STATEMENT on behalf of Appellant Titan Sports Inc, filed. (SMA)
05/30/1997   RESPONSE on behalf of Titan Sports Inc to clerk's letter for possible dismissal due to jurisdictional defect, filed. Certificate of Service dated 5/27/97. (SMA)
05/30/1997   MOTION by appellee, World Championship Wrestling Inc. to amend case caption. Answer due 6/2/97. Certificate of Service dated 5/23/97. (SMA)
06/25/1997   BRIEF on behalf of Appellant Titan Sports Inc, Pages: 40, Copies: 10, Delivered by mail, filed. Certificate of service date 6/25/97. (TE)
06/25/1997   APPENDIX on behalf of Appellant Titan Sports Inc, Copies: 4, Volumes: 1, Delivered by mail, filed. Certificate of date 6/25/97. (TE)
07/16/1997   CLERK'S LETTER to counsel advising that a jurisdictional defect will not be submitted at this time, responses will be sent to the merits panel, etc. SEND TO MERITS PANEL (SMA)
07/23/1997   ORDER (Clerk) granting motion by appellees to amend caption. The caption is amended as follows: IN RE: MARK MADDEN; TITAN SPORTS, INC., a Delaware Corproation v. TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.; WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING, INC.; ERIC BISCHOFF; Titan Sports, Inc., Appellant, filed (SMA)
07/23/1997   Certified copy of Order sent to Clerk of District Court. (SMA)
07/23/1997   APPEARANCE from Attorney David Dunn on behalf of Appellees World Championship and Mark Madden, filed. (SMA)
07/23/1997   (POSITIVE) DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed on behalf of Appellees World Championship advising: Time Warner Inc. is the parent coproation of Turner Broadcasing System Inc. which in turn is the parent of WCW (all subsidiaries are wholly-owned). (SMA)
07/28/1997   BRIEF on behalf of Appellees World Championship, Mark Madden, Pages: 40, Copies: 10, Delivered by mail, filed. Certificate of Service date 7/28/97. (TE)
08/14/1997   REPLY BRIEF on behalf of Appellant Titan Sports Inc, Copies: 10, Delivered by mail, filed. Certificate of service date 8/14/97. (TE)
08/18/1997   MOTION by Appellant for leave to file attachment to reply brief, filed. Answer due 8/25/97. Certificate of Service dated 8/14/97. (SMA)
09/10/1997   ORDER (Clerk) granting motion by appellant for leave to file attachment to reply brief construed as a motion to file an addendum, with filing as of the date of this order, filed. (TE)
09/10/1997   ADDENDUM (Attachments to Reply Brief) filed per Clerk's order of 9/10/97). (SMA)
10/07/1997   CALENDARED for Tuesday, December 9, 1997. (WAB)
11/12/1997   MOTION by Appellant Titan Sports Inc to file supplemental appendix and to file supplemental appendix underseal, filed. Answer due 11/22/97. Certificate of Service dated 11/11/97. (SMA)
11/20/1997   RESPONSE by Appellees Mark Madden and World Championship to motion to file supplemental appendix and for leave to file supplemental appendix under seal, filed. Certificate of service dated 11/19/97. (SMA)
11/25/1997   RESPONSE by Appellant Titan Sports Inc. in in support of the motion to file supplemental appendix, received. Certificate of service dated 11/24/97. (SMA)
12/04/1997   ORDER (Nygaard, Authoring Judge, Alito, Lay, Circuit Judges) motion by Appellant for leave to file a supplemental appendix under and for leave to file a supplemental appendix under seal is hereby denied, filed. (TE)
12/09/1997   APPEARANCE from Attorney John H. Pope on behalf of Appellees Mark Madden, and World Championship, filed. (TE)
12/09/1997   ARGUED Tuesday, December 9, 1997 Panel: Nygaard, Alito, Lay and Circuit Judges. (TE)
12/10/1997   Letter dated 12/9/97 from Robert L. Byer counsel for appellant, received for the information of the court. (SMA)
07/21/1998   PUBLISHED OPINION (Nygaard, Authoring Judge, Alito, Lay*, Circuit Judges,*Sitting by designation), filed. (AMENDED Published Opinion filed 8/6/98) (SMA)
07/21/1998   JUDGMENT Reversing and remanding to the District Court. Costs taxed against appellees, filed. (SMA)
07/27/1998   Letter dated 7/23/98 treated as MOTION by Appellant to amend opinion, filed. Answer due 8/6/98. Certificate of Service dated 7/27/98. (CLC)
08/05/1998   ORDER (Nygaard, Authoring Judge, Alito, Lay, Circuit Judges) granting motion to amend opinion to reflect additional counsel by Appellant Titan Sports Inc., filed. (CLC)
08/06/1998   Notice of telephone request. Called Mr. Pope advising him that within 3 days he needs to get a motion to file the petition for rehearing out of time and extension of the page limit. He also needs to provide us with 5 more copies. Response due in 3 days. (CLC)
08/06/1998   AMENDED PUBLISHED OPINION (Nygaard, Authoring Judge, Alito, Lay*, Circuit Judges), filed. *The Honorable Donald P. Lay, Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, sitting by designation. (CLC)
08/10/1998   MOTION by Appellees Mark Madden and World Championship to file in banc petition for rehearing out of time AND for leave to file the petition with excess pages, filed. Answer due 8/17/98. Certificate of Service dated 8/7/98. (SMA)
08/11/1998   ORDER (Clerk) denying untimely bill of costs by appellant, filed. (SMA)
10/01/1998   ORDER (Nygaard, Authoring Judge, Circuit Judge) granting motion by appellees for leave to file in banc petition for rehearing out of time AND for leave to file the petition with excess pages, filed. (SMA)
10/01/1998   PETITION by Appellees for rehearing in banc, filed. Certificate of service dated 8/4/98. (SMA)
10/19/1998   REPORTER at 151 F.3d: 125 (AWI)
12/15/1998   ORDER (Becker, Chief Judge, Sloviter, Stapleton, Greenberg, Scirica, Nygaard, Authoring Judge, Alito, Roth, Lewis, McKee, Rendell, Lay*, Circuit Judges *voted as to panel rehearing only) denying for in banc rehearing by appellees, filed. (SMA)
12/23/1998   MANDATE ISSUED, filed. (SMA)
12/23/1998   RECORD released. (SMA)
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