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Deere & Co. v. Ohio Gear, 05-1990

Summary judgment for defendant in a contractual suit by a tractor manufacturer over the supply of tractor parts is reversed where the court abused its discretion by invoking a local court rule to treat a delay in plaintiff's response to the summary judgment motion as an admission.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/29/2005
  • Decided 08/29/2006
  • Published 08/29/2006


  • SYKES, Circuit Judge., Before MANION, WILLIAMS, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Barry Sullivan (argued), Kevin B. Duckworth, Jacob I. Corre, Martez M. Clark, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kevin G. Owens (argued), David M. Macksey, Garrett L. Boehm, Jr., Johnson & Bell, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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