UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 25, 2010
TI BEVERAGE GROUP, LTD, PLAINTIFF,
MARWAL ART INDUSTRIES, INC., ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. S. James Otero Judge Of The United States District Court
CONSENT DECREE AND ORDER OF PERMANENT INJUNCTION AGAINST DEFENDANTS MARWAL ART INDUSTRIES AND MARCEL WALDER
This matter is before the court upon the agreement and consent decree for entry of Permanent Injunction made on the record of the Court by and between Plaintiff TI BEVERAGE GROUP, LTD and Defendants MARWAL ART INDUSTRIES, INC doing business as ROM VIN IMPORT CO., and MARCEL WALDER, an individual, (individually and collectively "MARWAL") which defendants expressly deny liability or fault in this action.
GOOD CAUSE APPEARING THEREFORE, the Court hereby orders that a Permanent Injunction issue and be entered as against the above-identified Defendants, and each of them, as follows:
1. By agreement, Defendants MARWAL ART INDUSTRIES, INC. (doing business as Rom Vin Import Co.), MARCEL WALDER, and each of them, including their respective employees, principals, officers, directors, agents, representatives, attorneys, trustees, subsidiaries, successors, heirs, affiliates, transferees, and assigns, and each of them, and all those in active concert, privity, and/or participation with any of them, (hereinafter collectively referred to as 'MARWAL") who shall received actual notice of this Order are hereby PERMANENTLY ENJOINED from engaging in the following activities, or in any of them, throughout the universe, to wit:
1.1. Infringing upon the name, business reputation, and/or goodwill associated with TI BEVERAGE GROUP LTD'S licensed trademarks VAMPIRE, DRACULA, CHATEAU DU VAMPIRE, VAMPIRE VINEYARDS, VAMPYRE, VAMP, DRACOLA, TASTE OF IMMORTALITY, and SIP THE BLOOD OF THE VINE. For the purposes of this Permanent Injunction, the terms "infringe," "infringing" and "infringement" shall be deemed to expressly include, without limitation, the sale and/or commercial exploitation of any beverage product (including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic products) or beverage related product bearing any of the aforementioned marks as well as the sale of any beverage product or beverage related product that bears the names vampire or Dracula or is sold with a vampire theme.
1.2. Selling or offering for sale beverage products bearing any of the following trademarks: VAMPIRE, DRACULA, CHATEAU DU VAMPIRE, VAMPIRE VINEYARDS, VAMPYRE, VAMP, DRACOLA, TASTE OF IMMORTALITY, SIP THE BLOOD OF THE VINE.
1.3 Selling or offering for sale beverage products bearing a trademark confusingly similar to any of the following trademarks: VAMPIRE, DRACULA, CHATEAU DU VAMPIRE, VAMPIRE VINEYARDS, VAMPYRE, VAMP, DRACOLA, TASTE OF IMMORTALITY, SIP THE BLOOD OF THE VINE.
1.4 Selling or offering for sale beverage products marketed with a vampire or Dracula related theme;
1.5 Using the words vampire or Dracula to advertise, promote, market, offer for sale or sell any beverage, glassware, or food product or service.
APPROVED AS TO FORM AND CONTENT
August 25, 2010 By: By: Bruce Altshuler, Attorney for Error! Reference source not found. Attorney for Defendants Marwal Art Industries, Inc., Plaintiff TI Beverage Group, Ltd. and Marcel Walder
IT IS SO ORDERED
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