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Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc v. Horace Dotson


June 23, 2011


The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. George H. King Judge, United States District Court for the Central District of California



The Court, having read and considered the Joint Stipulation for Entry of Consent Decree and Permanent Injunction that has been executed by Plaintiff Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. ("Plaintiff") and Defendants Horace Dotson and Sherry Dotson, individuals and d/b/a (collectively "Defendants"), in this action, and good cause appearing therefore, hereby:

ORDERS that based on the Parties' stipulation and only as to Defendants, their successors, heirs, and assignees, this Injunction 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., and 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1338.

Service of process was properly made against Defendants.

2) Plaintiff owns or controls the copyright or pertinent exclusive right to distribute or license the distribution of home video and digital products, including video home cassettes (VHS) as well as optical discs, including, but not limited to, video compact discs (VCDs), digital versatile discs (DVDs) and Blu-ray discs (collectively "Media Products") incorporating the motion picture or television titles subject to the copyright registrations listed in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference (collectively referred to herein as "Plaintiff's Works").

3) Plaintiff has alleged that Defendants have made unauthorized uses of Plaintiff's Works or substantially similar likenesses or colorable imitations thereof.

4) Defendants and their agents, servants, employees, representatives, successor and assigns, and all persons, firms, corporations or other entities in active concert or participation with them who receive actual notice of the Injunction are hereby restrained and permanently enjoined from infringing -- directly, contributorily or vicariously -- or enabling, facilitating, permitting, assisting, soliciting, encouraging, inducing, authorizing, aiding or abetting, materially contributing to, or persuading anyone to infringe in any manner Plaintiff's Works, including, but not limited to, the following:

a) Copying, reproducing, downloading, distributing, uploading, linking to, transmitting, or publicly performing, or using trademarks, trade names or logos in connection with unauthorized Media Products containing any of Plaintiff's Works;

b) Enabling, facilitating, permitting, assisting, soliciting, encouraging, abetting, or inducing any person or entity to copy, reproduce, download, distribute, upload, link to, transmit, or publicly perform any of Plaintiff's Works; or

c) Profiting from the unauthorized copying, reproduction, downloading, distribution, uploading, linking to, transmission, or public performance of any of Plaintiff's Works while declining to exercise a right to stop or limit such unauthorized copying, reproduction, downloading, distribution, uploading, linking to, transmission, or public performance of any of Plaintiff's Works.

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

6) Except as provided herein, all claims alleged in the Complaint are dismissed with prejudice.

7) This Injunction shall be deemed to have been served upon Defendants at the time of its execution by the Court.

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

9) 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 Injunction.

10) The above-captioned action, shall, upon filing by Plaintiff of the Settlement Agreement, Stipulation for Entry of Judgment and Judgment Pursuant to Stipulation, and requesting entry of judgment against Defendants, be reopened should Defendants default under the terms of the Settlement Agreement.

11) This Court shall retain jurisdiction over Defendants for the purpose of making further orders necessary or proper for the construction or modification of this consent decree and judgment; the enforcement hereof; the punishment of any violations hereof; and for the possible entry of a further Judgment Pursuant to Stipulation in this action.


J. Andrew Coombs, A Prof. Corp.


J. Andrew Coombs Nicole L. Drey Attorneys for Plaintiff Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Horace Dotson, an individual and d/b/a


Horace Dotson, an individual and d/b/a Defendant, in pro se Sherry Dotson, an individual and d/b/a


Sherry Dotson, an individual and d/b/a Defendant, in pro se




80 Steps to Jonah (1969) R766975 Abbott and Costello meet Captain Kidd (1952) RE 73‐597 Above and Beyond 1952 R43631 COMPILATION S. 1, Ep. 1: SUPERMAN ON EARTH: RE 20625; S. 6, Ep. 11: THE BRAINY BURRO: RE279374 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1939 R379514 Affair with a Stranger (1953) RE 104286 After Hours (1935) R 291452 Age of Consent DVD R242097 Al Capone (1959) RE 347‐611 Alfred the Great RE759719 All Mine to Give (1957) RE 244‐571 Anne of Green Gables 1934 R286608 Anthony Adverse (1936) LP6465 Arnelo Affair, The (1947) R 570‐212 Adv. of SUPERMAN (1952‐1958) TV Series COMPILATION Pt. 1 PA17544 Pt. 2 PA17545 Pt. 3 PA17546 Awakening Land, The Babe Ruth Story 1948, The R615166 Bachelor Mother Ginger Rogers. (1939) R393972 Bad Little Angel (1939) R 396125 Bad Man, The (1941) R432288 Bad Men of Missouri R460018 Bad Seed, The 1985 TV Movie R432288 Barbarian 1933, The R257277 Barretts of Wimpole Street, The (1934) R281164


S. 1, Ep. 1: "Hi Diddle Riddle" RE683406; S. 2, Ep. 1: "Shoot a Crooked Arrow" RE683401; S. 3, Ep. 1: "Enter Batgirl, Exit Penguin" Batman (1960s) RE707067.

Battle Circus (1953) RE 43693 Beast of the City (1932) R 230552 Beast With Five Fingers (1946) R 571691 1937: R341280 1944: R519495 Beyond the Forest 1949 R647871 Big Circus, The 1959 RE347614 Big City Blues 1932 R242624 Big Shot, The (1942) R474639 Black Fury (1935) R 294791 Black Hand, The (1950) R 653591 Blackmail (1939) R 392863 Blood on the Moon (1948) R627222 Blue Knight, The (1973) RE 851551

Between Two Women


S. 1, Ep.1: "Two to Make Deadly" RE903283;

S. 2, Ep. 10: "Death Echo" RE903285 Bluebeard's Ten Honeymoons RE391713 Bombardier (1943) R486272 Bombshell (1933) R 264160 Born to Be Bad (1950) RE 5‐324 Born to Kill (1947) R575635 Bright Leaf (1950) R671969 Bright Road 1953 RE77525 Brighton Strangler, The (1945) R529253 Burning Hills, The RE210269 Bye Bye Braverman RE703859 Cabin In the Sky (1943) R479072 Caged (1950) R666337 Canterville Ghost, The R506846 Captain Nemo and the Underwater City RE759720 Captain Sinbad (1963) RE543416 Carbine Williams (1952) RE 43‐675 Carbine Williams 1952 James Stewart RE43675 Case of the Black Cat (1936) R 333681 Case of the Curious Bride (1935) R 294790 Case of the Howling Dog (1934) R 286403 Case of the Lucky Legs (1935) R 304094 Case of the Velvet Claws (1936) R 320087 Cass Timberlane (1947) R591703 Cast a Dark Shadow PA1133464 Castle on the Hudson (1940) R 428500 Castle on the Hudson (1977) R428500 Christmas in Connecticut R539214

Blue Knight, The (1975)

Church Mouse (1934) R 286417 Coast of Skeletons 1964 Richard Todd PA1338992 Code of the Secret (1939) R 408952 Command, The 1954 RE163882 Comrade X (1940) R 424633 Conflict (1945) R538967 Convicts 4 1962 RE508875 Corky 1972 Robert Blake RE830207 Cornered 1945 Dick Powell R545419 Count the Hours 1953 RE104284 Crescendo 1970 Stephanie Powers. RE767263 Crest of the Wave (1954) RE116757 Crossroads (1942) R545419 Dallas 1950 RE4541 Dangerous Mission 1954 RE148081 Dangerous Partners (1945) R533876 Dangerous Profession, A R648103 Dangerously They live (1942) R474620 Daring Doberman's, The PA47240 Daughters Courageous (1939) R410593 Day of the Evil Gun (1968) RE 731524 Days of Glory (1944) R 506040 Deadly Tower, The (1975) RE882057 Dear Heart RE586376 Death in California, A (1985) PA 265817 Deception (1946) R562332 Deep Valley (1947) R585006 Desert Song (1953) RE 50823 Desire Me (1947) R 583370 Devil Thumbs a Ride, The (1947) R575632 Devil's Doorway (1950) R 661657 Diane (1955) RE 151‐741 Divorcee, The (1930) R197584 Doberman Gang, The (1972) RE842774 Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975) RE 882‐805 Doctor X (1932) R 239927 Doctor You've Got to be Kidding (1967) RE621443 Don't Make Waves. RE704366 Double Confession/ White Cargo R468645 Doughgirls, The (1944) R 533123 Dr Crippen RE484442 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) R 428502 East of the River R448119 Easy Living R646634 Eddie Cantor Story, The (1953) RE82039 Edge of the City (1957) RE 189‐393 Enchanted Cottage, The(1945) R529248 Escape 1940 Drama R421563 Escape from East Berlin (1962) RE489844 Experiment Perilous R522303 Fallen Sparrow, The (1943) R493276 Fastest Gun Alive 1956, The RE189378 Fighter Squadron 1948 R619709 Finger Points, The R215568 First Traveling Saleslady RE222928 Five Star Final (1931) R 221914 Flaxy Martin (1949) R 629496 Fools for Scandal (1938) R 359667 Fort Dobbs (1958) RE288105 Fox, The (1968) RE703915 Friendly Persuasion (1956) RE210170 1977: Pt. 1‐PA277927 1979: Pt. 2‐PA277928 Gathering, The (1977) RE 921‐779 Gay Sisters, The (1942) R474645 Giant (1956) RE221536 Girl From Jones Beach, The (1949) R638351 Girl Rush (1944) R 522300 Girls of Huntington House, The ( 1973) PA84957 Girls on Probation (1938) R 380521 Glass Slipper, The (1955) RE116764 Glory Alley (1952) RE43672 Going Hollywood (1933) R268124 Grand Central Murder (1942) R 460949 Great Day in the Morning (1956) R 222926 Great Lie, The (1941) R 452 014 Green Eyes (1977) RE902320 Guilty Hands (1931) R 219653 Happy Years, The (1950) R 663 154 Hard Way, The (1943) R498968 Gathering, The Pt 1: PA104869;

Haywire (1980) Pt 2: PA104868 Heavenly Days (1944) R513133 Hell's Highway (1932) R250807 Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) R 532018 Here Comes the Navy (1934) R 452009 Hoaxters, The (1952) RE43636 Hold Your Man (1933) R 258805 Hollywood Hotel (1937) R359663 Honolulu R379511 Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) R 538964 Hot Rods to Hell RE621441 How the West was Won RE489853 Hysteria (1965) RE 588133 I take this Woman (1940)/HM Pulliam Esquire (1941) R402775 Imitation General (1958) RE279853 Impossible Years, The (1968) RE 731 533 Inside Daisy Clover (1965) R552901 Interrupted Melody (1955) RE151754 Invisible Stripes (1939) R423747 Irish In Us, The (1935) R304087 Iron Mistress, The (1952) RE50815 It all came True (1940) R428508 9 episodes, all registered. Pilot ep.: PA722812; final ep.: "Just Hold:" PAu1986397

It Had to be You

It's A Date R407778 It's Love I'm After (1937) R359647 Jack the Ripper PA403958 Janie R524612 Janie Gets Married R555067 Jigsaw (1962) R457489 Joy in the Morning (1965) RE 584419 June Bride (1948) R619708 Key to the City R653083 Killer McCoy R588392 Kind Lady (1951) RE 10047 Kings Row R474631 Knute Rockne R436894 Lace 1 PA214248 Lace 2 PA252136 Lady Without a Passport (1950) R 667096 Last Challenge, The (1967) RE704365 Last Days of Pompei, The R316914 Last Hunt, The (1956) RE 151751 Laughing Sinners (1931) R215858 Locket, The (1946) R570313


Pilot ep. (Parts 1, 2): PA758057;

S. 2, Ep. 1: "Madame Ex:" PA775237 S. 3, Ep. 1: "We Have a Lot to Talk About:" PA819242 Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman S. 4, Ep. 1: "Lord of the Flys:" PA854414 Long Gone Pau 1033833 Long Long Trailer, The (1954) RE116742 Love Crazy (1941) R435824 Mad Miss Manton, The (1938) R373953 Madame X (1929) R189160 Made in Paris RE630125 Mail Order Bride (1964) RE537337 Maisie (1939) R 387245 Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) R462538 Maisie Goes to Reno (1944) R509581 Maisie Was a Lady (1940) R428243


Pilot ep.: PA1‐207‐838;

S. 1, ep. 17: DEADLY CARNIVAL: PA 1‐207‐848

Man From Atlantis (1977)

Man in the Brown Suit, The (1989) PA405181 Man Who Came to Dinner, The (1942) R474618 Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, The (1973) RE848695 Man with a Cloak, The (1951) RE10236 Many Rivers to Cross RE151764 Marlowe RE759716 Mask of Dimitrios, The (1944) R524609 Mating Game, The (1959) RE340286 Merrill's Marauders (1962) RE484433 Merry Andrew RE234943 Merry Widow, The (1925) R115459 Miracle 1959, The RE342422 Miracle in the Rain (1956) RE164527 Miracle, The RE342422 Miracle, The (1959) RE342422 Montana R650851 Mortal Storm, The R412107 Mountain Justice (1937) R333679 Mr Lucky/ Ladies Should Listen R486267 Murder on a Honeymoon (1935) R297486 Murder on the Blackboard (1934) R281533 My Brother Talks to Horses (1947) R 561 504 My Reputation (1946) R545560 My Wild Irish Rose (1947) R595447 Napolean and Josephine PA380893 Night of the Lepus (1972) RE 829‐267 No Time for Sergeants (1958) RE 253‐387 Of Human Hearts (1938) R356574 Oklahoma Kid, The (1939) R 406262 One on One (1977) RE918031 Onionhead (1959) RE 288109 Our Mother's House (1967) RE704371 Out of the Fog R460015 Paid (1930) R207788 Parnell (1937) R338639 Parrish Troy Donahue (1961) RE 381 051 People Against O'hara, The (1951) RE10228 Perfect Specimen, The (1937) R359646 Phoenix City Story (1955) RE163421 Picture of Dorian Gray, The (1945) R524740 Pillow to Post (1945) R538966 Plot to Kill Hitler, The PA542070 Plymouth Adventure (1952) RE 43629 Pretty Maids All In A Row (1971) RE 811078 Primrose Path (1940) R412542 Princess O'Rourke R498977 PT 109 RE528583 Purchase Price, The R240864 Purple Gang, The (1959) RE347610 Purple Hearts PA213310 Rachel and the Stranger (1948) R627227 Rafter Romance/ Professional Sweetheart R267280 Rage in Heaven (1941) R430335 Rebecca/Suspicion R457478 Red Dust (1932) R246164 Reformer and the Redhead, The (1950) R 656957 Return of the Badmen (1948) R609092 Romance of Rosy Ridge, The (1947) R 577228 Romance on the High Seas (1948) R609169 Rome Adventure (1962) RE 484 434 Room For One More (1952) RE12215 Roughly Speaking (1945) R538960 Run of the Arrow (1957) RE244567 Santiago (1956) RE210266 Secret Heart, The (1946) R 565237 Secret Six, The (1931) R 213542 Sergeant York (1941) R460028 Sergeant, The (1968) RE730355 Seven Days Leave R480067 Seven Sweethearts (1942) R467145 Seventh Sin, The RE234926 Shadow on the Wall (1950) R646601 She Went to the Races (1945) R537509 Sheepman, The (1958) RE279851 Shine on Harvest moon (1944) R 521 030 Shining Victory (1941) R460014 Side Street (1950)/ Shadow on the Wall (1950) R650456 Silver River (1948) R 607177 Sins of Dorian Gray, The PA844992 Sisters (1938)/ Joe Smith American, The (1942) R 380522 Skyjacked 1972 Charlton Heston RE829266 Slight Case Of Larceny, A (1953) RE77530 So Well Remembered (1947) R605231 Someone's Watching Me (1978) PA 36‐465 Son of Sinbad (1955) RE 183022 Split Second (1953) RE104285 Sporting Blood (1931) R 219710 Stablemates (1938) R369480 Stallion Road (1947) R576592 Stars in My Crown (1950) R 653 592 Storm Warning (1951) R681309 Strangers May Kiss R212007 Successful Calamity, A (1932) R242629


S. 1, Ep. 1: BRANNIGAN'S BOOTS: RE 254513;

S. 4, Ep. 9: TROUBLE AT SAN SPRINGS: RE374222 Sugarfoot (35 DVDs Complete 69 eps) (1957‐61) Summer Place, A 1959 RE342423 Sunday in New York (1963) RE 543418 Susan Slade (1961) RE 434 240 Susan Slade (1961) RE 434 240 Susan Slept Here (1954) RE148079 Suspicion/Rebecca R457478 Swing Your Lady (1938) R359654 Sybil (1976) RE 902‐324 Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) R530952 Tarzan and the She Devil (1953) RE82‐031 Tarzan Triumphs (1943) R498517 Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943) R516498 Tenderfoot 1932, The R238215 Tension (1949) R646600 That Hagen Girl (1947) R592812 Black Widow Murders, The: The Blanche T. Moore story. (1993) PA 676‐184 Golden moment, The: an Olympic love story (1980) PA 124000 Life of Jimmy Dolan, The (1933) R258572 These Wilder Years (1956) RE189382 They Drive by Night 1938 R435878 They Live by Night (1949) R632498 They Only Kill their Masters 1972 James Garner. RE829270 Three Cheers for the Irish 1940 R428504 Three Daring Daughters R596216 Three Wise Fools R 553495 Thunder of Drums, A RE442636 Til We Meet Again (1940) R432332 Till the End of Time (1946) R 560800 TORPEDO RUN (1958) RE279856 Tovarich (1937) R359660 Traveling Executioner, The (1970) RE782036 Travels With My Aunt (1972) RE 829271 Trog (1970) R 765‐235 Tunnel of Love (1958) RE279855 Tuttles of Tahiti (1942) R457487 Two Mrs Carrolls, The (1947) Humphery Bogart R578352 Two Mrs. Grenvilles, The PA329382 Two on a Guillotine (1965) RE 643‐139 Undercover Maisie (1947) R 571439 Union Depot (1932) R235205 Unsuspected, The (1947) R590796 Until They Sail (1957) RE 234938 Valley Of Decision (1945) R528389 Velvet Touch, The (1948) R 627223 Vivacious Lady (1938) R 369581 Watch on the Rhine R498972 Westward the Women (1951) RE 10247 White Cliffs of Dover (1944) R505583 White Sister, The (1933) R254845 Window, The (1949) R637957 Woman on Pier 13 (1950) R646636 Woman Wanted 1935 R299553 Yank At Eton, A (1942) R 467146 Yellow Rolls Royce, The (1965) RE 584 422 Yellowstone Kelly (1959) RE 342 420 You'll Find Out 1940 R435613 Young Cassidy (1965) RE633799 Young Tom Edison (1940) R407776 Your Cheatin Heart (1964) RE 588129 Zuma Beach (1978) PA36464


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