Disney Federal Litigation Filings

Rearden LLC et al v. The Walt Disney Company et al

Filed: July 17, 2017 as 3:2017cv04006
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: The Walt Disney Company, Buena Vista Home Entertainment Inc, Marvel Studios LLC, Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group Inc., Mandeville Films Inc.
Plaintiff: Rearden LLC, MOVA LLC
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

Paiva vs. Disney Vacation Development, Inc.

Filed: July 10, 2017 as 1:2017cv00321
Court: Hawaii District Court
Defendant: Disney Vacation Development, Inc.
Plaintiff: Teresa L. Paiva
Nature of Suit: Employment

Disney v. Carnival Corporation

Filed: July 5, 2017 as 1:2017cv22493
Court: Florida Southern District Court
Defendant: Carnival Corporation
Plaintiff: Nancy Disney
Nature of Suit: Marine

Jeremiah William Balik v. Walt Disney Company, Inc. et al

Filed: July 5, 2017 as 2:2017cv04906
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Mattel, Inc., Spriral Toys, Inc., Walt Disney Company, Inc.
Plaintiff: Jeremiah William Balik
Nature of Suit: Other

GARRETT et al v. BURGLORD et al

Filed: June 30, 2017 as 5:2017cv00251
Court: Georgia Middle District Court
Defendant: RELLZ BURGLORD, DISNEY, CBS, TV PRODUCERS
Plaintiff: JOHNNIE GARRETT, MELVIN GARRETT, MCCLAIN
Nature of Suit: Prison Condition

Quigley v. Yelp, Inc. et al

Filed: June 30, 2017 as 4:2017cv03771
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Yelp, Inc., Walt Disney Company, The, Twitter, Inc., Media Matters For America, Disqus, Inc., Facebook, Inc., Washington Times, LLC
Plaintiff: Rodney J. Quigley
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

Engel v Gray Television & Subsidiaries, et al

Filed: June 26, 2017 as 6:2017cv03190
Court: Missouri Western District Court
Defendant: Gray Television & Subsidiaries, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., FOX Network & Subsidiaries, Disney Shareholder Services v/o Broadrige Corporate Issuer Solutions, General Electric, Time Warner Inc., Viacom & Subsidiaries, CBS Corporation, NBC, The Hearst Corporation & Subsidiaries, Journal Media Group, MundoMax, Univision Communications, ZGS Communications, USA Today, Gannett Co., Inc., iHeartMedia & Subsidiaries, Allbritton Communications Company, President Donald J. Trump, Trump Organization, R. Marco Rubio, R. Mitch McConnell, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Malia Obama, Republican National Committee, Democratic National Committee, Chick Fil A, Exxon Mobil, Sodexo USA, College Of The Ozarks, Branson, Missouri City Hall and others
Plaintiff: Noel John Paul Engel
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

Vaultet LLC v. Disney Store USA, LLC

Filed: June 16, 2017 as 6:2017cv00362
Court: Texas Eastern District Court
Defendant: Disney Store USA, LLC
Plaintiff: Vaultet LLC
Nature of Suit: Patent

Gallardo et al v. Johnson & Johnson, Inc. et al

Filed: June 2, 2017 as MOE/4:17-cv-01601
Court: Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
Defendant: Johnson & Johnson, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., Imerys Talc America, Inc.
Plaintiff: Anna Gallardo, Marcia Beadle, Pamela Blake, Leslie Blei, Joseph Bowman, Kimberly Boykins, Sarah Bradfield, Susan Brock, Irene Brown, Katey Brust, Scott Burns, Louise Carle, Virginia Carlisle, Lauren Covington, Rhonda Kay Davis, Deborah Dawson, Rebecca Dioso, Richard Disney, Sr., Claudia Duffy, Karen Dutton, Renee Edmonds, William Enterline, Antonia Fitzhugh, Brenda Lee Flack, Lottie Frank, Georgette Girard, Mildred Godwin, Crystal Willoughby, Wendy Hawkins, Lola Luce, Steven Howard, Kathleen Hubbard and others
Nature of Suit: Other

Gallardo et al v. Johnson & Johnson, Inc. et al

Filed: June 1, 2017 as 4:2017cv01601
Court: Missouri Eastern District Court
Defendant: Johnson & Johnson, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., Imerys Talc America, Inc.
Plaintiff: Anna Gallardo, Marcia Beadle, Pamela Blake, Leslie Blei, Joseph Bowman, Kimberly Boykins, Sarah Bradfield, Susan Brock, Irene Brown, Katey Brust, Scott Burns, Louise Carle, Virginia Carlisle, Lauren Covington, Rhonda Kay Davis, Deborah Dawson, Rebecca Dioso, Richard Disney, Sr., Claudia Duffy, Karen Dutton, Renee Edmonds, William Enterline, Antonia Fitzhugh, Brenda Lee Flack, Lottie Frank, Georgette Girard, Mildred Godwin, Crystal Willoughby, Wendy Hawkins, Lola Luce, Steven Howard, Kathleen Hubbard and others
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

YOCOM v. THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY, INC. et al

Filed: May 30, 2017 as 2:2017cv02422
Court: Pennsylvania Eastern District Court
Defendant: THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY, INC.
Plaintiff: TIMOTHY YOCOM
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Injury

Franklin Wright v. The Walt Disney Company, et al

Filed: May 23, 2017 as 17-55737
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Defendant - Appellee: THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY, NBCUNIVERSAL MEDIA, LLC, PARAMOUNT PICTURES, THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY, BELN MEDIA GROUP, COLUMBIA PICTURES, WARNER BROTHERS INC., FOX ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, INC.
Plaintiff - Appellant: FRANKLIN H. WRIGHT, AKA Arthur Thyme

Jack Wilson, et al v. Fidelity Management Trust Co., et al

Filed: May 22, 2017 as 17-55726
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Defendant - Appellee: FIDELITY MANAGEMENT TRUST COMPANY, THE INVESTMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE OF THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY SPONSORED QUALIFIED BENEFIT PLANS AND KEY EMPLOYEES DEFERRED COMPENSATION AND RETIREMENT PLAN, CHRISTINE MCCARTHY, MARY JAYNE PARKER, JEFFREY E. SHAPIRO, JAMES A. RASULO, ALAN N. BRAVERMAN, BRENT WOODFORD, JONATHAN S. HEADLEY
Plaintiff - Appellant: JACK WILSON, WILLIAM GAUDETTE, PATRICIA DU VALL, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, and on behalf of the Disney Savings and Investment Plan

Franklin Wright v. USDC-CALA

Filed: May 12, 2017 as 17-71381
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
: In re: FRANKLIN H. WRIGHT
Petitioner: FRANKLIN H. WRIGHT, AKA Arthur Thyme
Real Party In Interest: THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
Respondent: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Nature of Suit: Other

Montes v. Chiquita Brands International Inc. et al

Filed: April 28, 2017 as 9:2017cv80535
Court: Florida Southern District Court
Defendant: Chiquita Brands International Inc., Robert W Olson, Robert F Kistinger, William A Tsacalis, Charles Keiser, Steven G Warshaw, Cyrus Freidheim, Keith E Lindner, John A Ordman, Fernando Aguirre, Does 1 through 20, Doe Corporations 21 through 25
Plaintiff: Angela Maria Henao Montes, Aura Maria Ocampo Ocampo, Beatriz Helena Arcila Rincon, Gloria Elena Botero Ocampo, Maria Rosmira Velez de Henao, Martha Elena Valencia Correa, Monica Bedoya Gaviria Gaviria, Ada Luz Teheran Herrera, Alba Rocio Soto Acevedo, Ana Emilcen Diaz Escobar, Ana Waitoto Gamboa, Diana Maria Vargas Hernandez, Emilia Blandon, Fanny de Jesus Gracia Torres, Flor Elena Lopez Guerra, Gustavo Miguel Villadie Martinez, Jhon Jairo Torres Varelas, Luz Elena Parra Morales, Jose Saturnino Muril Moreno, Luz Everly Moreno Obregon, Linda Disney Morano Perea, Luz Marina Cordona Perez, Magnolia Trujillo, Maria del Carmen Gonz Cordoba, Maria Juliana Poveda de Murillo, Maria de Jesus Monsa de Avendano, Maria Leonor Chaverra de Rendon, Martha Alicia Murillo Mosquera, Martha Isabel Alvarez Grisales, Nelsa Rosa Ortiz Padilla, Nur Ernedis Gomez Guerrero, Graciela Leon de la Hoz and others
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Injury

Williams et al v. The Walt Disney Company

Filed: April 21, 2017 as 2:2017cv03042
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Does, The Walt Disney Company
Plaintiff: Alice Goldstone, Charles Williams
Nature of Suit: Antitrust

Eugene Towers v. Robert Iger, et al

Filed: April 19, 2017 as 17-15770
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Defendant - Appellee: ROBERT A. IGER, ALAN BERGMAN, EDWIN CATMULL, JAMES A. RASULO, THOMAS O. STAGGS, SUSAN E. ARNOLD, JOHN S. CHEN, JACK DORSEY, FRED H. LANGHAMMER, AYLWIN B. LEWIS, MONICA C. LOZANO, ROBERT W. MATSCHULLAT, SHERYL SANDBERG, ORIN C. SMITH, RICHARD W. COOK, THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY, a Delaware corporation, Nominal Defendant
Plaintiff - Appellant: EUGENE F. TOWERS, Derivatively on Behalf of The Walt Disney Company

The Wave Studio, LLC v. General Hotel Management Ltd.

Filed: April 7, 2017 as 17-1018
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Defendant: VFM Leonardo, Inc., About, Inc., DBA About.com, Lexyl Travel Technologies, DBA Hotelplanner.com, Alliance Reservations Network, DBA Reservetravel.com, Ana Cristina Marun, DBA Vipluxuryrentals.com, Budgetworks, Inc., DBA Setaicondorentals.com, Delta Air Lines, Inc., DBA Delta.com, Esslinger Wooten Maxwell, Inc., DBA Nelsongonzalez.com, I4SITES, DBA I4SANUR.COM, Jet Set Omnimedia, DBA Jetsetreport.com, Jetblue Airways Corporation, DBA Jetblue.com, Frommer Media, DBA Frommers.com, Kayak Software Corporation, DBA Kayak.com, Kevin Tomlinson, DBA Kevintomlinson.com, Kristine Hall, DBA Luxuryrentalsmiamibeach.com, Linda Gustafson, DBA Lindagproperties.com, Lorraine Travel, DBA Whatahotel.com, Mysobe.com, DBA Mysobe.com, Netadvantage.com, DBA Ihsadvantage.com, Orbitz Worldwide, LLC, DBA Orbitz.com, Questex Media LLC, DBA Fivestaralliance.com, Cedora, Inc., DBA Realadventures.com, Reef & Rainforest Dive & Adventure Travel, DBA Reefrainforest.com, Setai Owners LLC, DBA Setai.com, DBA Setai-realty.com, Spa Finder, Inc., DBA Spafinder.com, The Leading Hotels of the World, DBA LHW.com, This Exit LLC, DBA Roadsideamerica.com, Track Entertainment, DBA Clubplanet.com, Vacationidea Inc., DBA Vacationidea.com, Room77, DBA Room77.com, Expedia, Inc., DBA Expedia.com, Hotels.com GP, LLC, DBA Hotels.com, DBA Travelnow.com, Inc. and others
Defendant - Appellee: General Hotel Management Ltd.
Plaintiff - Appellant: The Wave Studio, LLC

Arthur Thyme v. NBCUniversal Media LLC et al

Filed: March 29, 2017 as 2:2017cv02453
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Columbia Pictures, Fox Entertainment Group, -, NBCUniversal Media LLC, Paramount Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, The Weinstein Company, Warner Brothers, Inc, beln Group
Plaintiff: Arthur Thyme
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

Esplanade Productions, Inc. v. The Walt Disney Company et al

Filed: March 21, 2017 as 2:2017cv02185
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: ABC, Inc., Buena Vista Books, Inc., Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., Disney Book Group, LLC, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Inc., Disney Consumer Products, Inc., Disney Enterprises, Inc., Disney Interactive Studios, Inc., Disney Shopping, Inc., Disney Store USA, LLC, Does, The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Pictures
Plaintiff: Esplanade Productions, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Copyrights