Disney Enterprises Inc et al v. Sophia Shih et al

PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION ORDER (mat) Modified on 8/16/2012 (ab). Modified on 8/16/2012

Central District of California, cacd-2:2012-cv-05601

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- Envelope Dalya CLEAK, US ULSTRICT COURT JULIO 2012 I dva ma w no CALIFORNIA DEPUTY Case | 2: 12 - cv - 0560LH Lohnt 1 ORICINA age 106 48 Page ID #: 441 J. Andrew Coombs (SBN 123881) andy @ coombspc. com Nicole L. Drey (SBN 250235) nicole @ coombspc. com J. Andrew Coombs, A Prof. Corn 517 East Wilson Ave ., Suite 202 CLERK,U.S. Glendale, California 01206 Telephone: (818) 500 - 3200 Facsimile: (818) 500 - 3201 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Disney CENTLY Enterprises, Inc ., Warner Bros. BY Entertainment Inc ., DC Comics and Sanrio, Inc. Dann L. Duncan (SBN 153259) loodld @ yahoo. com Law Office of Dann L. Duncan 136 North Grand Avenue # 318 | | P. O. Box 4308 West Covina, California 91791 Telephone: (626) 339 - 4976 Facsimile: (626) 339 - 4976 Attorney for Defendant Sophia Shih a / k / a Sophia Shi, an individual and d / b / a Auto Mates and Auto Mates and More UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA UNDER SEAL y SE FUTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA L JUL 10 2012 CLERK,U.S. DISTRICT COURT LODGED Disney Enterprises, Inc ., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc ., DC Comics and Sanrio, Inc ., Plaintiffs,) 1 (Filing Under Seal ] No. CV12 - 5601 ABC (OPx) [ PROPOSED ] PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION Sophia Shih a / k / a Sophia Shi, an individual and d / b / a Auto Mates and Auto Mates and More and Does 1 - 10, inclusive, Defendants. CONFIDENTIAL / FILED UNDER SEAL NOT TO BE OPENED EXCEPT BY ORDER OF THE COURT Disney, et al. v. Shih (Auto Mates) .: [ Proposed ] Preliminary Injunction - 1 8 Page ID #: 442. ne pomenina - FILED CLERK,U.S. DISTRICT COURT: ou T 02012 RNIA DEPUTY CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA J. Andrew Coombs (SBN 123881) andy @ coombspc. com Nicole L. Drey (SBN 250235) nicole @ coombspc. com J. Andrew Coombs, A Prof. (517 East Wilson Ave ., Suite 20 % Glendale, California 91206 Telephone: (818) 500 - 3200 Facsimile: (818) 500 - 3201 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Disney VENTRW DLY Enterprises, Inc ., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc ., DC Comics and / Sanrio, Inc. Dann L. Duncan (SBN 153259) loodld @ yahoo. com Law Office of Dann L. Duncan | | 136 North Grand Avenue # 318 P. O. Box 4308 West Covina, California 91791 Telephone: (626) 339 - 4976 Facsimile: (626) 339 - 4976 Attorney for Defendant Sophia Shih a / k / a Sophia Shi, an individual and d / b / a Auto Mates and Auto Mates and More UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA JUL 10 2012 CLERK,U.S. DISTRICT COURT TODGED M. S. COITUT) Disney Enterprises, Inc ., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc ., DC Comics and Sanrio, Inc ., Plaintiffs, [ Filing Under Seal ] No. CV12 - 5601 ABC (OPx) (PRORISED PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION Sophia Shih a / k / a Sophia Shi, an individual and d / b / a Auto Mates and Auto Mates and More and Does 1 - 10, inclusive, Defendants. CONFIDENTIAL / FILED UNDER SEAL NOT TO BE OPENED EXCEPT BY ORDER OF THE COURT - 1. Disney, et al. v. Shih (Auto Mates) .: [ Proposed ] Preliminary Injunction Case #: 12 - CV - 05601 - ABC - OP Document 18 Filed 07 / 10 / 12 Page 3 of 48 Page ID #: 443 This Court, having considered the Joint Stipulation re Preliminary Injunction filed by Plaintiffs Disney Enterprises, Inc ., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc ., DC Comics and Sanrio, Inc. (collectively " Plaintiffs"), on the one hand, and Defendant Sophia Shih a / k / a Sophia Shi, an individual and d / b / a Auto Mates and Auto Mates and More ("Defendant"), on the other hand, and finding good cause therefore, IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED THAT: 1. Defendant and her agents, servants, employees and attorneys, and all persons in active concert and participation with her, are hereby restrained and enjoined from directly or indirectly infringing Plaintiffs ' Copyrights (representative lists of copyright registrations are attached hereto as Exhibits A, C, E & G) and Plaintiffs ' Trademarks (representative lists of trademark registrations are attached hereto as Exhibits B, D, F & H) (collectively " Plaintiffs ' Properties") in any manner, including generally, but not limited to, the unauthorized manufacture, importation, distribution, advertising, selling and / or offering for sale of any bags, apparel, toys, stickers, key chains, lanyards, pillows, jewelry, cell phone accessories, hair accessories, personal accessories, auto accessories, and other products bearing Plaintiffs ' Properties ("Unauthorized Products"), and specifically: a. Unauthorized importing, manufacturing, distributing, advertising, selling and / or offering for sale the Unauthorized Products or any other unauthorized products which picture, reproduce, copy or use the likenesses of or bear a substantial similarity to any of Plaintiffs ' Properties; Unauthorized importing, manufacturing, distributing, advertising, selling and / or offering for sale in connection thereto any promotional materials, labels, packaging or containers which picture, reproduce, copy or use the likenesses of or bear a substantial similarity to Plaintiffs ' Properties; Disney, et al. v. Shih (Auto Mates): [ Proposed ] Preliminary Injunction 1 - 2 Case # 12 - CV - 05601 - ABC - OP Document 18 Filed 07 / 10 / 12 Page 4 of 48 Page ID #: 444 c. d. e. Engaging in any conduct that tends falsely to represent that, or is likely to confuse, mislead or deceive purchasers, Defendant's customers and / or members of the public to believe, the actions of Defendant, the unauthorized products sold by Defendant, or Defendant herself are connected with Plaintiffs, are sponsored, approved or licensed by Plaintiffs, or are in some way affiliated with Plaintiffs; Unauthorized affixing, applying, annexing or using in connection with the importation, manufacture, distribution, advertising, sale and / or offer for sale or other use of any goods or services, a false description or representation, including words or other symbols, tending to falsely describe or represent such goods as being those of Plaintiffs; Destroying or otherwise disposing of: i. Unauthorized merchandise falsely bearing Plaintiffs ' Properties; ii. Any other unauthorized products which picture, reproduce, copy or use the likenesses of or bear a substantial similarity to any of Plaintiffs ' Properties; iii. Any labels, packages, wrappers, containers or any other unauthorized promotion or advertising material item which reproduces, copies, counterfeits, imitates or bears any of Plaintiffs ' Properties; iv. Any unauthorized molds, screens, patterns, plates, negatives or other elements used for making or manufacturing products bearing Plaintiffs ' Properties; Any sales and supply of customer journals, ledgers, invoices, purchase orders, inventory control documents, bank records, catalogs and all other business records, believed to concern the V .: Disney, et al. v. Shih (Auto Mates): [ Proposed ] Preliminary Injunction - 3 Case #: 12 - CV - 05601 - ABC - OP Document 18 Filed 07 / 10 / 12 Page 5 of 48 Page ID #: 445 2. c. unauthorized manufacture, purchase, advertising, sale or offering for sale of the Unauthorized Products; and Defendant further agrees to preserve during the pendency of this action: All Unauthorized Products bearing Plaintiffs ' Properties, or likenesses thereof; Any other unauthorized products which reproduce, copy, counterfeit, imitate or bear any of Plaintiffs ' Properties or which picture, reproduce, copy or use the likeness of or bear a substantial similarity to Plaintiffs ' Properties; Any labels, packages, wrappers, containers and any other unauthorized promotional or advertising material which reproduce, copy, counterfeit, imitate or bear any of Plaintiffs ' Properties or which picture, reproduce copy or use the likeness of or bear a substantial similarity to Plaintiffs ' . Properties; Any unauthorized molds, screens, patterns, plates, negatives, equipment, machinery or other elements used for making or manufacturing the Unauthorized Products or unauthorized items which bear Plaintiffs ' Properties or which bear a substantial similarity to any of Plaintiffs ' Properties; and Any sales and supply of customer journals, ledgers, invoices, purchase orders, inventory control documents, bank records, catalogs and all other business records believed to concern the manufacture, purchase, advertising, sale or offering for sale of the Unauthorized Products. 3. This Preliminary Injunction is issued without the posting by Plaintiffs of any additional bond. 4. Upon entry hereof, the Temporary Restraining Order herein, dated June 27, 2012, is vacated. Disney, et al. v. Shih (Auto Mates): [ Proposed ] Preliminary Injunction - 4 DLL 909 - 868 - 9919 p. 1 8 Page ID #: 446 5. This Order shall be deemed to have been served upon Defendant at the time of the signing thereof by the Court. 6. The hearing on the Order to Show Cause set for July 11, 2012, is vacated. 7. The Sealing Order entered by the Court may be lifted. 8. This matter will remain open and pending before the Court to resolve any remaining issues. IT IS SO ORDERED: Dated: Jug 1o, dove C ' edy B Coleria Hon. Audrey B. Collins United States District Judge PRESENTED BY: J. Andrew Coombs, A Prof. Corp. 2 ore a By: Micut B. Andrew Coombs wa Nicole L. Drey Attorneys for Plaintiffs Disney Enterprises, Inc ., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc ., DC Comics and Sanrio, Inc. Law Office of Dann L. Duncan By: Dann L. Duncan Attorney for Defendant Sophia Shih a / k / a Sophia Shi, an individual and d / b / a Auto Mates and Auto Mates and More Disney, et al. v. Shih (Auto Mates): [ Proposed ] Preliminary Injunction - S. 8 Page ID #: 447 EXHIBIT A 8 Page ID #: 448 EXHIBIT A DEI'S COPYRIGHTED DESIGNS Type of Work Copyright Registration VA 58 937 VA 58 938 184 VA 58 933 VA 58 936 Gp 80 192 VAu 64 814 VAu 64 814 VAu 73 216 VAu 73 217 VAu 83 225 VAu 73 219 R 48 971 RE 424 728 Gp 105 126 R 567 615 R 567 614 VA 184 345 Gp 105 128 RE 636 587 RE 718 378 VA 58 940 Gp 81 528 Title of Work (Character) Mickey - 1 (Mickey Mouse Minnie - 1 (Minnie Mouse) Donald Duck Daisy - 1 (Daisy Duck) Goofy - 1 (Goofy) Pluto Baby Mickey Baby Minnie Baby Donald Duck Baby Daisy Duck Baby Goofy Baby Pluto's Uncle Scrooge in On Old Man Walt Disney's Ludwig von Drake. Horace Horsecollar Chip Dale Huey, Dewey & Louie - 1 Clarabelle Cow Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day Pooh - 1 (Winnie the Pooh) Model Sheet Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Comic Strip Comic Strip Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Model Sheet Motion Picture Motion Picture Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Publications Model Sheet Motion Picture Drawings Drawings Drawings Rabbit Gp 81 528 Gp 85 651 Gp 81 528 Gp 81 528 Owl Kanga and Roo Eeyore Piglet Gopher Tigger Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Bashful Doc Dopey Gp 81 528 Gp 81 527 R 354 235 R 346 870 R 346 869 R 346 875 Disney, et al. v. Shih (Auto Mates): (Proposed ] Preliminary Injunction Case # 12 - CV - 05601 - ABC - OP Document 18 Filed 07 / 10 / 12 Page 9 of 48 Page ID #: 449 R 346 876 R 346 871 R 346 874 R 346 873 R 346 872 R 346 868 R 406 910 Gp 80 186 Grumpy Happy Sleepy Sneezy Snow White Snow White " Witch " Pinocchio Pinocchio Mother o suggeumbo Gp 80 188 R 427 860 R 433 627 R 442 538 R 428 428 R 428 420 R 428 430 R 428 427 R 428 426 R 428 432 R 458 260 R 433 645 R 433 630 R 433 631 R 433 636 R 433 632 R 433 633 R 467 541 R 464 785 R 516 560 R 550 316 R 557 922 R 548 629 R 548 626 R 577 489 R 605 180 R 636 303 R 648 396 R 632 319 R 632 319 R 632 319 R 632 319 R 632 319 R 632 319 R 632 319 R632 319 R632 319 RE 27 746 Jiminy Cricket Fantasia The Reluctant Dragon Dumbo Dumbo Suggestions for Dumbo Mother Elephant Suggestions for " Dumbo " Dumbo Ringmaster Suggestions 1348 Dumbo - Stork Suggestions Timothy Mouse Suggestions Dumbo " Miscellaneous Crows " - 2006 Bambi Bambi - Bambi Bambi - Final Th