Disney Federal District Court Decisions

Joyner et al v. Bulova Technologies Group, Inc. et al

Filed: November 6, 2017 as 3:2017cv01995
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: Bulova Technologies Group, Inc., BT-Twiss Transport, LLC, Twiss Transport, Inc., Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., Robert Edwin Haines
Plaintiff: Lucille Joyner, Robert Dressler, Jason McCloe
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle

MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry).Signed by Honorable A. Richard Caputo on 11/6/17. (dw)

Joyner et al v. Bulova Technologies Group, Inc. et al

Filed: November 6, 2017 as 3:2017cv01995
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: Bulova Technologies Group, Inc., BT-Twiss Transport, LLC, Twiss Transport, Inc., Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., Robert Edwin Haines
Plaintiff: Lucille Joyner, Robert Dressler, Jason McCloe
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle

ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry). Plaintiffs are given leave to file an amended complaint within 21 days from the date of entry of this Order. If Plaintiffs fail to do so, the action will be dismissed.Signed by Honorable A. Richard Caputo on 11/6/17. (dw)

Disney Enterprises, Inc. et al v. VidAngel Inc.

Filed: October 31, 2017 as 2:2016cv04109
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: VidAngel Inc.
Plaintiff: Disney Enterprises, Inc., Lucasfilm Ltd LLC, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Warner Bros Entertainment Inc
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

JUDGMENT PURSUANT TO RULE 54(b) by Judge Andre Birotte Jr.: Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b), a final partial judgment is hereby entered dismissing Defendant and Counterclaimant VidAngel, Inc.'s First, Second and Third Counterclaims 203 for the reasons set forth in the Order Granting VidAngel's Motion for Entry of Final Judgment Dismissing VidAngel's First, Second and Third Counterclaims (ECF No. 266), attached hereto as Exhibit A. (gk)

RN'D Productions, Inc v. Walt Disney Records

Filed: October 30, 2017 as 4:2017cv00142
Court: Texas Southern District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Records, A Division of ABC, Inc.
Plaintiff: RN'D Productions, Inc
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

MEMORANDUM OPINION granting 18 MOTION to Dismiss 17 Amended Complaint/Counterclaim/Crossclaim etc. Defendant Walt Disney Records Direct's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint for Lack of Subject-Matter Jurisdiction, Lack of Personal Jurisdiction, (Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy K Johnson) Parties notified.(sjones, 4)

Topol v. HCL America, Inc. et al

Filed: September 14, 2017 as 6:2017cv00091
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: HCL America, Inc., Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Donald J. Ross
Plaintiff: Jeffrey Topol
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER adopting 69 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 68 Joint MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically approval of Settlement Agreement (Renewed) filed by HCL America, Inc. The Renewed Joint Motion by Plaintiff and Defendants for Approval of Settlement Agreement and Dismissal of Plaintiff's Action (Doc. 68) is GRANTED IN PART. The Court FINDS that the parties' Settlement Agreement (Doc. 68-1) is a fair and reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute under the F…

Mallett v. Walt Disney Pixar

Filed: September 14, 2017 as 1:2017cv00126
Court: Texas Northern District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Pixar
Plaintiff: Kimberly Mallett
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

Order. It is ORDERED that the findings and conclusions of the Report and Recommendation are hereby ADOPTED as the findings and conclusions of the Court. For the reasons stated therein, Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis is GRANTED, and the above-styled and -numbered civil action is DISMISSED without prejudice for lack of jurisdiction. (Ordered by Senior Judge Sam R Cummings on 9/14/2017) (jak)

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

Filed: August 30, 2017 as 2:2016cv02393
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Does, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.
Plaintiff: Alexander Cabrera

ORDER by Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald: The Stipulation to Dismiss Case 42 is GRANTED. (Case Terminated. Made JS-6.) (cw)

Antonio Vernon v. CBS Television Studios et al

Filed: August 28, 2017 as 1:2017cv00568
Court: Illinois Northern District Court
Defendant: CBS Television Studios, CBS Corporation, Anthony Zuiker, ABC Studios, The Walt Disney Company, Dare to Pass, Yahoo, Michael Seitzman, Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Erica Messner, Cinema Gypsy, Laurence Fishburne, Rose Catherine Pinkney, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci
Plaintiff: Antonio Vernon
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

MEMORANDUM Order: Accordingly, as forecast in Dkt. No. 41, this action is dismissed for want of prosecution. If Vernon or his counsel wishes to undo the effect of that dismissal, Fed. R. Civ. P. 59(e) permits the filing of a motion to alter or amend the judgment no later than 28 days after today's entry. Civil case terminated. Signed by the Honorable Milton I. Shadur on 8/28/2017:Mailed notice(srn, )

Quigley v. Yelp, Inc. et al

Filed: August 7, 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 Jay Quigley
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

ORDER by Judge Richard Seeborg denying motions to dismiss [#17], [#20], [#25] as moot.(cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/7/2017)

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

Filed: July 24, 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

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER..IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that defendant Johnson & Johnson's motion to stay (#7) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant Imeryss motion to join Johnson & Johnson's motion to stay (#24) is GRANTED.IT IS FURTHER ORDE RED that plaintiffs' motion to remand (#15) and to expedite motion to remand (#17) are DENIED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiffs' motions to stay pending discovery on personal jurisdiction (#18, #25) are DENIED. IT IS FINALLY…

S.G. v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.

Filed: July 19, 2017 as 6:2014cv01899
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: S.G.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER sustaining in part and overruling in part Defendant's Objections to 94 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 89 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Review Clerk's Action on Bill of Costs, Objections to Bill of Costs and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by S.G. See PDF for full details. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 7/18/2017. (JLC)

J.B. et al v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.

Filed: July 19, 2017 as 6:2014cv01900
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: J.B., K.B.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER sustaining in part and overruling in part Defendant's Objections to 95 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 90 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Review Clerk's Action on Bill of Costs, Objections to Bill of Costs and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by J.B. See PDF for full details. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 7/19/2017. (JLC)

J.L.B. et al v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.

Filed: July 19, 2017 as 6:2014cv01943
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: J.L.B., C.M.B., H.M.B.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER sustaining in part and overruling in part Defendant's Objections to 95 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 90 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Review Clerk's Action on Bill of Costs, Objections to Bill of Costs and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by J.L.B. See PDF for full details. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 7/19/2017. (JLC)

L.D.J. et al v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.

Filed: July 19, 2017 as 6:2014cv01926
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: L.D.J., T.M.J., D.A.J.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER sustaining in part and overruling in part Defendant's Objections to 91 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 86 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Review Clerk's Action on Bill of Costs, Objections to Bill of Costs and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by L.D.J. See PDF for full details. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 7/19/2017. (JLC)

C.M.J. et al v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.

Filed: July 19, 2017 as 6:2014cv01898
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: C.M.J., D.M.J.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER sustaining in part and overruling in part Defendant's Objections to 95 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 90 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Review Clerk's Action on Bill of Costs, Objections to Bill of Costs and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by C.M.J., D.M.J. See PDF for additional details. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 7/18/2017. (JLC)

M.D.B. et al v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.

Filed: July 19, 2017 as 6:2014cv01942
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: M.D.B., T.M.B.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER sustaining in part and overruling in part Defendant's Objections to 89 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 84 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Review Clerk's Action on Bill of Costs, Objections to Bill of Costs and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by M.D.B.. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 7/19/2017. (JLC)

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

Filed: July 19, 2017 as 6:2014cv01921
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.
Plaintiff: L.T.T., L.J.T.
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER sustaining in part and overruling in part Defendant's Objections to 89 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 84 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Review Clerk's Action on Bill of Costs, Objections to Bill of Costs and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by L.T.T. See PDF for full details. Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway on 7/19/2017. (JLC)

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)