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Sanrio, Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc v. Photallica Inc. D/B/A Photallica A/K/A Photoallica A/K/A Photallica 2

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA


January 31, 2011

SANRIO, INC. AND WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC., PLAINTIFFS,
v.
PHOTALLICA INC. D/B/A PHOTALLICA A/K/A PHOTOALLICA A/K/A PHOTALLICA 2 A/K/A PHOTALLICA II A/K/A DHOCALLICA; ET AL., DEFENDANTS.

CONSENT DECREE PURSUANT TO STIPULATION [43]

The Court, having read and considered the Joint Stipulation for Entry of Consent Decree that has been executed on behalf of Plaintiffs Sanrio, Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (collectively "Plaintiffs"), on the one hand, and Defendants Photallica and Saquib Shoaib (collectively "Defendants"), on the other hand, and good cause appearing therefor, hereby:

ORDERS that this Consent Decree shall be and is hereby entered in the within action as follows:

1) This Court has jurisdiction over the parties to this action and over the subject matter hereof pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 101 et seq., 17 U.S.C. § 501, 15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq., 15 U.S.C. § 1121, 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1338, and 28 U.S.C. § 1367.

2) Sanrio, Inc. is the owner of all rights in and to the copyright and trademark registrations listed in Exhibits "A" and "B", attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference, and the copyrights and trademarks associated with the same.

3) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is the owner of all rights in and to the copyright and trademark registrations listed in Exhibits "C" and "D" attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference, and the copyrights and trademarks associated with the same. (The characters, images, trademarks and copyrights identified in Exhibits A, B, C and D are collectively referred to herein as "Plaintiffs' Properties.")

4) Plaintiffs have expended considerable resources in the creation and commercial exploitation of Plaintiffs' Properties on merchandise such as clothing and other products, and in the enforcement of their intellectual property rights in Plaintiffs' Properties.

5) Plaintiffs have alleged that Defendants, and each of them, have made unauthorized uses of Plaintiffs' Properties or substantially similar likenesses or colorable imitations thereof.

6) Defendants and their agents, servants, employees and all persons in active concert and participation with them who receive actual notice of the injunction are hereby restrained and enjoined from:

a) Infringing Plaintiffs' copyrights and trademarks in Plaintiffs' Properties, either directly or contributorily, in any manner, including generally, but not limited to manufacturing, importing, distributing, advertising, selling, offering for sale, any unauthorized product which features any of Plaintiffs' Properties ("Unauthorized Products"), and, specifically:

b) Importing, manufacturing, distributing, advertising, selling, offering for sale, the Unauthorized Products or any other unauthorized products which picture, reproduce, copy or use the likenesses of or bear a substantial similarity to any of Plaintiffs' Properties;

c) Importing, manufacturing, distributing, advertising, selling, offering for sale, renting or offering to rent in connection thereto any unauthorized promotional materials, labels, packaging or containers which picture, reproduce, copy or use the likenesses of or bear a confusing similarity to any of Plaintiffs' Properties;

d) Engaging in any conduct that tends falsely to represent that, or is likely to confuse, mislead or deceive purchasers, Defendants' customers and/or members of the public to believe, the actions of Defendants, the products sold by Defendants, or Defendants themselves are connected with Plaintiffs, are sponsored, approved or licensed by Plaintiffs, or are affiliated with Plaintiffs;

e) Affixing, applying, annexing or using in connection with the importation, manufacture, distribution, advertising, selling, offering 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 Plaintiffs.

7) Each side shall bear its own fees and costs of suit.

8) This Consent Decree shall be deemed to have been served upon Defendants, and each of them, at the time of its execution by the Court.

9) The Court finds there is no just reason for delay in entering this Consent Decree and, pursuant to Rule 54(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Court directs immediate entry of this Consent Decree against Defendants.

10) The Court shall retain jurisdiction of this action to entertain such further proceedings and to enter such further orders as may be necessary or appropriate to implement and enforce the provisions of this Consent Decree.

Dated: January 31, 2011 Presented By: J. Andrew Coombs, A Prof. Corp.

By: J. Andrew Coombs Nicole L. Drey Attorneys for Plaintiffs Sanrio, Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Photallica

By: Its: Defendant Saquib Shoaib

By:Saquib Shoaib Defendant and on behalf of Photallica

DOLLY M. GEE United States District Judge

EXHIBIT A SANRIO CO.'S COPYRIGHTED DESIGNS

Copyright Registration Title of Work (Character) Type of Work VA 1 296 115 2004 -- 100 Characters Graphic Artwork VA 811 440 Bad Badtz Maru Graphic Artwork VAu 498 617 Chococat Art original VA 130 420 Hello Kitty Graphic Artwork VA 636 579 KeroKeroKeroppi Sticker Book VA 246 421 Little Twin Stars Stickers VA 840 495 Monkichi Graphic Artwork VA 130 419 My Melody Graphic Artwork VA 130 421 Patty & Jimmy Graphic Artwork VA 636 582 Pekkle Graphic Artwork VA 840 496 Picke Bicke Graphic Artwork VA 636 580 Pochacco Sticker Book VA 148 625 Tuxedo Sam Stickers VA 840 494 Winkipinki Graphic Artwork VA 636-581 Zashikibuta Stickers

EXHIBIT B SANRIO'S TRADEMARKS

Trademark Registration Trademark Mark Drawing Code Trademark Registration No. Date Chococat Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,842,707 5/18/04 Chococat Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,707,592 4/15/03 Chococat Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,705,164 4/8/03 Chococat Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,714,130 5/6/03 Chococat Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,952,043 5/17/05 Chococat Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,845,315 5/25/04 Hello Kitty Design Only 1,200,083 7/6/82 Hello Kitty Design Only 1,277,721 5/15/84 Hello Kitty Typed Drawing 1,215,436 11/9/82 Hello Kitty Typed Drawing 1,279,486 5/29/84 Hello Kitty Typed Drawing 1,391,550 4/29/86 Hello Kitty Design Only 1,370,105 11/12/85 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,531,383 11/11/08 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,181,350 12/5/06 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,531,382 11/11/08 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,181,349 12/5/06 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,436,548 5/27/08 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,181,348 12/5/06 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,181,347 12/5/06 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,449,938 6/17/08 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,531,381 11/11/08 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,531,380 11/11/08 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,181,346 12/5/06 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,423,288 5/6/08 Keroppi Standard Character Mark 3,181,345 12/5/06 Little Twin Stars Typed Drawing 1,341,864 6/18/85 Little Twin Stars Typed Drawing 1,192,946 4/6/82 Little Twin Stars Standard Character Mark 3,245,999 5/29/07 Little Twin Stars Standard Character Mark 3,245,998 5/29/07 Little Twin Stars Standard Character Mark 3,245,997 5/29/07 Little Twin Stars Standard Character Mark 3,245,994 5/29/07 Little Twin Stars Standard Character Mark 3,245,993 5/29/07 Little Twin Stars Standard Character Mark 3,245,992 5/29/07 Little Twin Stars Standard Character Mark 3,245,991 5/29/07 Monkichi Standard Character Mark Serial Number 77,154,633 n/a Monkichi Standard Character Mark Serial Number 77,154,635 n/a My Melody Typed Drawing 1,305,637 11/20/84 My Melody Typed Drawing 1,210,192 9/28/82 Pekkle Typed Drawing 2,327,584 3/14/00 Pekkle Typed Drawing 2,053,346 4/15/97 Pochacco Typed Drawing 2,236,507 4/6/99 Pochacco Typed Drawing 1,985,358 7/9/96 Sanrio Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,506,705 11/13/01 Sanrio Typed Drawing 2,506,577 11/13/01 Sanrio Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,721,680 6/3/03 Sanrio Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,742,381 7/29/03 Sanrio Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,721,679 6/3/03 Sanrio Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,693,639 3/4/03 Sanrio Design Plus Words, Letters, and/or Numbers 2,696,063 3/11/03

EXHIBIT C WARNER BROS.' COPYRIGHTED DESIGNS

Copyright Registration Title Of Work (Character) Type of Work VA32-457 Tasmanian Devil Drawing VA31-867 Sylvester Stuffed, plush VA31-868 Bugs Bunny Stuffed, plush VA31-869 Tweety Stuffed, plush VA31-870 Wile E. Coyote Stuffed, plush TXU 550963 Bugs Bunny (1992) Style Guide TXU 550472 Sylvester (1992) Style Guide TXU 550958 Sylvester Jr. (1992) Style Guide TXU 550444 Taz-Mania (1991) Style Guide TXU 550812 Tweety (1992) Style Guide TXU 550953 Wile E. Coyote (1992) Style Guide TXU 550962 Yosemite Sam (1992) Style Guide TXU 550471 Acme Road Gear (1992) Style Guide TXU-550463 Daffy Duck (1992) Style Guide TXU 550960 Elmer Fudd (1992) Style Guide TXU 550470 Looney Tunes Guidelines (1992) Style Guide TXU 550961 Marc Antony & Pussyfoot (1992) Style Guide TXU 550959 Marvin The Martian (1992) Style Guide TXU 550957 Pepe Le Pew & Penelope (1992) Style Guide TXU 551162 Porky Pig & Petunia Pig (1992) Style Guide TXU 550955 Road Runner (1992) Style Guide TXU 550964 Speedy Gonzales (1992) Style Guide TXU 557335 Tasmanian Devil (1992) Style Guide TXU 568671 The Warner Brothers (1992) Style Guide

EXHIBIT D WARNER BROS. TRADEMARKS

Trademark Name Registration No Reg. Date BUGS BUNNY 950381 January 9, 1973 BUGS BUNNY 2046053 March 18, 1997 DAFFY DUCK 1998415 September 3, 1996 ELMER FUDD 1997173 August 27, 1996 LOONEY TUNES 1574797 January 2, 1990 PORKY PIG 2062712 May 20, 1997 ROAD RUNNER 2000037 September 10, 1996 TASMANIAN DEVIL 2033589 January 28, 1997 TWEETY 1997174 August 27, 1996

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