IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 21, 2008
ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, PLAINTIFF,
COREY C. RESSLER, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR ENTRY OF DEFAULT JUDGMENT; VACATING HEARING
Before the Court is plaintiff Adobe Systems Incorporated's "Motion for Entry of Default Judgment," filed July 1, 2008. Defendants Corey C. Ressler and Paul A. Ressler, although served with the motion, have not filed a response.
In its motion, plaintiff seeks an award of statutory damages and post-judgment interest thereon, as well as a permanent injunction to prohibit defendants from selling unauthorized copies of plaintiff's copyrighted software and from infringing plaintiff's trademarks. (See Mot. at ii. ¶ 6, 1:12-15). Having read and considered the papers filed in support of the motion, the Court finds the matter suitable decision thereon, VACATES the hearing scheduled for August 8, 2008, and, for the reasons stated by plaintiff, GRANTS the motion, as follows:
1. Defendants are jointly and severally liable to plaintiff for damages in the amount of $250,000, plus post-judgment interest thereon.
2. Defendants, their agents, servants, employees and all persons in active concert and participation with them who receive actual notice of this injunction are hereby restrained and enjoined from infringing plaintiff's Copyrights, identified in Exhibit A attached hereto, and Trademarks, identified in Exhibit B attached hereto, either directly or contributorily in any manner, including generally, but not limited to, manufacturing, importing, distributing, advertising, selling and/or offering for sale any merchandise that features any of plaintiff's Copyrights and Trademarks, and, specifically, from:
a. Importing, manufacturing, distributing, advertising, selling and/or offering for sale unauthorized counterfeit products or any other unauthorized products that picture, reproduce, copy or use the likenesses of or bear a substantial similarity to any of plaintiff's Copyrights and Trademarks;
b. Importing, manufacturing, distributing, advertising, selling and/or offering for sale in connection thereto any unauthorized promotional materials, labels, packaging or containers that picture, reproduce, copy or use the likenesses of or bear a confusing similarity to any of plaintiff's Copyrights and Trademarks;
c. Engaging in any conduct that tends to falsely represent, or is likely to confuse, mislead or deceive purchasers, customers and/or members of the public into believing, that the actions of defendants, the products sold by defendants, or defendants themselves are connected or affiliated with, or sponsored, approved or licensed by, plaintiff; and/or
d. 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 plaintiff.
3. The Clerk is directed to enter a final judgment and to close the case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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