Disney Federal District Court Decisions

Disney Enterprises, Inc. et al v. Hollywood Entertainment Group LLC et al

Filed: June 20, 2017 as 2:2016cv09432
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Craig Banaszewski, Hollywood Entertainment Group LLC
Plaintiff: Disney Enterprises, Inc., Lucasfilm Entertainment Company LLC, Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, MVL Film Finance LLC, Marvel Characters, Inc., NBCUniversal Media, LLC, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Universal City Studios LLC, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

ORDER ENTERING PERMANENT INJUNCTION AGAINST DEFENDANTS AND DISMISSING ACTION WITH PREJUDICE by Judge John F. Walter. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED, ADJUDICATED AND DECREED that, a permanent injunction shall be and hereby is entered against Defendants as fo llows: Defendants, and each of Defendants' respective officers, agents, servants, employees, successors and assigns, and all those acting in concert or participation with any such persons, including any company owned or controlled…

Medved v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Incorporated et al

Filed: June 9, 2017 as 2:2017cv00381
Court: Arizona District Court
Defendant: Dreamworks Animation SKG Incorporated, Arc Entertainment LLC, Sony Pictures Releasing Incorporated, Entertainment One Limited, Kandor Graphics SL, Aliwood Mediterraneo Producciones SL, Walt Disney Company, Sony Pictures Classics Incorporated, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Universal Studios Incorporated, Comcast Corporation, Lionsgate Entertainment Incorporated, Nintendo of America Incorporated, Game Freak Incorporated, Pokemon Company International Incorporated, Columbia Pictures Industries Incorporated, Rovio Entertainment Limited, Sony Pictures Image Works Incorporated, Sony Picture Classics Incorporated, Netflix Incorporated, Aardman Animations Limited, Focus Film Features LLC, National Football League Incorporated, Major League Baseball Properties Incorporated, National Basketball Association Incorporated, NHL Enterprises LP
Plaintiff: Justin Sloan Medved
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

ORDER granting 2 Plaintiff's Application to Proceed in District Court without Prepaying Fees or Costs. ORDERED dismissing the Complaint (Doc. 1 ) with prejudice. ORDERED denying as moot Plaintiff's: (i) Motion to Allow Electronic Fili ng By a Party Appearing without an Attorney (Doc. 5 ); (ii) Motion to Serve Summons (Doc. 6 ); and (iii) Plaintiff's "Motion to add additional points listed in this motion to original pleadings to save costs" (Doc. 7 ).…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

Filed: June 5, 2017 as 3:2014cv04062
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Pixar, Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, The Walt Disney Company, Digital Domain 3.0, Inc., ImageMovers, ImageMovers Digital, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Movant: David Wentworth
Plaintiff: Robert A. Nitsch, Jr.
Nature of Suit: Antitrust

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting (388) Motion for Final Approval in case 5:14-cv-04062-LHK.Associated Cases: 5:14-cv-04062-LHK, 5:14-cv-04203-LHK, 5:14-cv-04422-LHK(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/5/2017)

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

Filed: June 5, 2017 as 3:2014cv04062
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Pixar, Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, The Walt Disney Company, Digital Domain 3.0, Inc., ImageMovers, ImageMovers Digital, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Movant: David Wentworth
Plaintiff: Robert A. Nitsch, Jr.
Nature of Suit: Antitrust

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting in Part and Denying in Part (385) Motion for Attorney's Fees in case 5:14-cv-04062-LHK.Associated Cases: 5:14-cv-04062-LHK, 5:14-cv-04203-LHK, 5:14-cv-04422-LHK(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/5/2017)

United States of America, et al v. Abex Aerospace et al

Filed: May 10, 2017 as 2:2016cv02696
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: L.A. Supply Company, dba Label House, ABM CMS, Inc., Abex Aerospace, Air Conditioning Company, Inc., Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Aircraft Cylinder and Turbine, Inc., Alcoa Inc., Allen Foam Corporation, Allen L Bender, Inc., Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, Anzon Company, Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, Appropriate Technologies II, Inc., Arlon Products Inc., Armor All Products Corporation, Arrowhead Brass Products, Inc, Astro Aluminum Treating Co. Inc., Atlantic Richfield Company, Avery Dennison Corporation, BASF Corporation, BC Laboratories, Inc., BP Amoco Chemical Company, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Bell Industries, Inc., Betterbilt Chemicals, Boeing Satellite Systems, Inc., Bonanza Aluminum Corp., Bourns, Inc., Bowen Printing, Inc., Broadway Stores, Inc., Building Materials Corporation of America GAF, Burke Street LLC and others
Plaintiff: State of California, United States of America
Nature of Suit: Environmental Matters

ORDER RE: DISMISSAL ANDRETENTION OFJURISDICTION by Judge George H. Wu, re Stipulation to Dismiss Case 44 . Case Terminated. Made JS-6. (mrgo)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: April 21, 2017 as 2:2016cv02251
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

JUDGMENT by Judge Percy Anderson, Related to: Order on Motion for Order, 73 . IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that Defendants shall have judgment in their favor against Plaintiffs. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that Plaintiffs' claims are dismissed with prejudice. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that Plaintiffs take nothing and that Defendants shall have their costs of suit. (MD JS-6, Case Terminated). (mrgo)

Horizon Comics Productions Inc v. Marvel Entertainment LLC et al

Filed: March 27, 2017 as 1:2016cv02499
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: Marvel Entertainment, LLC, Marvel Worldwide, Inc., Marvel Studios, LLC, DMG Entertainment LLC, MVL Film Finance, LLC, Paramount Pictures Corp., Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Inc., does 1-10
Plaintiff: Horizon Comics Productions Inc
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

OPINION AND ORDER: re: 35 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint. filed by Marvel Worldwide, Inc., Marvel Entertainment, LLC, Paramount Pictures Corp., Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Inc., DMG Entertainment LLC, MVL Film Finance, LLC, Ma rvel Studios, LLC. For the foregoing reasons, Marvels motion to dismiss the complaint is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. The Clerk of Court is directed to close the motion at Dkt. No. 35. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge J. Paul Oetken on…

Johnny Galvan v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. et al

Filed: March 17, 2017 as 2:2017cv00323
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Does, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.
Plaintiff: Johnny Galvan, Sandy Mumma, Stavros Patsalos
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

MINUTES (IN CHAMBERS) Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Remand by Judge Andre Birotte Jr.: The Court finds Defendant has not established by a preponderance of the evidence that the amount in controversy in this case exceeds $75,000. Accordingly, the Court GRANTS Plaintiffs' Motion to Remand 15 . Case Remanded to Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC642901. ( MD JS-6. Case Terminated. ) Court Reporter: N/A. (gk)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: February 8, 2017 as 1:2014cv00187
Court: Michigan Western District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

OPINION AND ORDER reversing the denial of disability benefits; signed by District Judge Paul L. Maloney (Judge Paul L. Maloney, cmc)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: February 8, 2017 as 1:2014cv00187
Court: Michigan Western District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

JUDGMENT; signed by District Judge Paul L. Maloney (Judge Paul L. Maloney, cmc)

Alexander Cabrera v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.

Filed: January 20, 2017 as 2:2016cv02393
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Does, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.
Plaintiff: Alexander Cabrera

PROTECTIVE ORDER RE: NONDISCLOSURE OF CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION by Magistrate Judge Jean P. Rosenbluth. (See Order for details) 30 , 31 (bem)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: January 4, 2017 as 6:2015cv01526
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Fair Labor Standards Act

ORDER adopting 67 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 56 Joint MOTION to Dismiss Without Prejudice filed by Jeffrey Topol. The Clerk is DIRECTED to close the file. Signed by Judge Paul G. Byron on 1/4/2017. (MMW)

Towers v. Iger et al

Filed: December 13, 2016 as 5:2015cv04609
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: 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
Plaintiff: Eugene F. Towers
Nature of Suit: Stockholders Suits

ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART 60 PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO FILE UNDER SEAL. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 12/13/2016. (blflc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/13/2016)

Banks v. Disney et al

Filed: November 30, 2016 as 1:2016cv23288
Court: Florida Southern District Court
Defendant: Disney, Disney Resorts, Orlando Police Department, Sean Longford, John Mina, Ronald Hopper, Danny Banks, CNN, Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI), United States Marshal Service, John Brennan, Barack Hussein Obama, Donald Trump, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senate Select Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, Paul Ryan, Central Intelligence Agency, Mark Hornak, Booz Allen Hamilton, Robert Cessar, City of Orlando, United States of America, Robert Werner
Plaintiff: Frederick Banks
Nature of Suit: Mandamus and Other

ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S APPLICATION TO PROCEED WITHOUT PREPAYING FEES AND DISMISSING COMPLAINT denying 3 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis filed by Frederick Banks. Closing Case. Motions terminated: 3 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis filed by Frederick Banks. Signed by Judge Marcia G. Cooke on 11/30/2016. (tm) NOTICE: If there are sealed documents in this case, they may be unsealed after 1 year or as directed by Court Order, unless they…

Forsyth v. Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) et al

Filed: November 28, 2016 as 3:2016cv00935
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., The Walt Disney Company, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Universal City Studios LLC, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., National Association of Theatre Owners
Plaintiff: Timothy Forsyth
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud

STIPULATION AND ORDER 60 re Entry of Judgment and Defendants' Deadline to File Motion for Attorneys' Fees.Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 11/28/16. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/28/2016)

A.T.W. et al v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.

Filed: November 28, 2016 as 6:2014cv01917
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: A.T.W., T.L.R., T.W.R., R.C.R.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER adopting recommendation re: 68 Order on motion to extend time. The recommendation filed November 10, 2016 is ADOPTED and CONFIRMED and made a part of this Order. This case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE and the Clerk is directed to CLOSE the file. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 11/28/2016. (JLC)

Sanrio, Inc. et al v. Ronnie Home Textile, Inc. et al

Filed: November 22, 2016 as 2:2014cv06369
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Kenneth J. Doeing, Does, QinQin Pan, Ronnie Home Textile, Inc.
Plaintiff: Disney Enterprises, Inc., Sanrio, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

JUDGMENT AND PERMANENT INJUNCTION as to Defendants Kenneth J. Doeing a/k/a Kenneth James Doeing and QinQin Pan a/k/a PanQing Qing a/k/a Tiffany Qing a/k/a Tiffany Pan a/k/a Maria Pan by Judge Ronald S.W. Lew 80 . SEE DOCUMENT FOR FURTHER AND COMPLETE DETAILS. (jre)

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

Filed: November 11, 2016 as 3:2014cv04062
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Pixar, Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, The Walt Disney Company, Digital Domain 3.0, Inc., ImageMovers, ImageMovers Digital, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Movant: David Wentworth
Plaintiff: Robert A. Nitsch, Jr.
Nature of Suit: Antitrust

Final Judgment as to Defendants Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc., Sony Pictures Animation Inc., and Blue Sky Studios Inc. Signed by Judge Lucy H. Koh on 11/11/16. (lhklc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/11/2016)

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

Filed: November 11, 2016 as 3:2014cv04062
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Pixar, Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, The Walt Disney Company, Digital Domain 3.0, Inc., ImageMovers, ImageMovers Digital, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Movant: David Wentworth
Plaintiff: Robert A. Nitsch, Jr.
Nature of Suit: Antitrust

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting 331 Motion for Attorney Fees.(lhklc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/11/2016)

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

Filed: November 11, 2016 as 3:2014cv04062
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Pixar, Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, The Walt Disney Company, Digital Domain 3.0, Inc., ImageMovers, ImageMovers Digital, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Movant: David Wentworth
Plaintiff: Robert A. Nitsch, Jr.
Nature of Suit: Antitrust

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting 336 Motion for Final Approval of Settlement with Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc., Sony Pictures Animation Inc., and Blue Sky Studios Inc.(lhklc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/11/2016)