UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 2, 2011
MONSTER CABLE PRODUCTS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, KAPIL BHANDARI PLAINTIFF,
KAPIL BHANDARI, AN INDIVIDUAL, AND DOES 1-10, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Philip S. Gutierrez United States District Court Judge for the Central District of California
[PROPOSED] PERMANENT INJUNCTION AGAINST DEFENDANT
The Court, pursuant to the Stipulation For Entry of Permanent Injunction ("Stipulation"), and separate Settlement Agreement by and between Plaintiff MONSTER CABLE PRODUCTS, INC. ("Plaintiff") on the one hand, and Defendant KAPIL BHANDARI ("Defendant"), on the other, hereby ORDERS, ADJUDICATES and DECREES that a permanent injunction be entered against Defendant as follows:
1. PERMANENT INJUNCTION. Defendant and any person or entity acting in concert with, or at the direction of him, including any and all agents, servants, employees, partners, assignees, distributors, suppliers, resellers and any others over which he may exercise control, are hereby restrained and enjoined, pursuant to 15 U.S.C. § 1116, from engaging in, directly or indirectly, or authorizing or assisting any third party to engage in, any of the following activities in the United States and throughout the world:
a. copying, manufacturing, importing, exporting, marketing, sale, offering for sale, distributing or dealing in any product or service that uses, or otherwise making any use of, any of Plaintiff's MONSTER®, MONSTER CABLE®, M1000®, and MSERIES® trademarks, and/or any intellectual property that is confusingly or substantially similar to, or that constitutes a colorable imitation of, any of Plaintiff'sMONSTER®, MONSTER CABLE®, M1000®, and MSERIES® trademarks, whether such use is as, on, in or in connection with any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo, design, Internet use, website, domain name, metatags, advertising, promotions, solicitations, commercial exploitation, television, web-based or any other program, or any product or service, or otherwise;
b. performing or allowing others employed by or representing him, or under his control, to perform any act or thing which is likely to injure Plaintiff, any of Plaintiff'sMONSTER®, MONSTER CABLE®, M1000®, and MSERIES® trademarks, and/or Plaintiff'sbusiness reputation or goodwill;
c. engaging in any acts of federal and/or state trademark infringement, false designation of origin, unfair competition, dilution, or other act which would tend damage or injure Plaintiff; and/or
d. using any Internet domain name or website that includes any Plaintiff'sTrademarks, including but not limited to the MONSTER®, MONSTER CABLE®, M1000®, and MSERIES® marks.
2. Defendant is ordered to deliver immediately for destruction all unauthorized products, including counterfeit MONSTER®, MONSTER CABLE®, M1000®, and MSERIES® products and related products, labels, signs, prints, packages, wrappers, receptacles and advertisements relating thereto in his possession or under his control bearing any of Plaintiff's intellectual property or any simulation, reproduction, counterfeit, copy or colorable imitations thereof, and all plates, molds, heat transfers, screens, matrices and other means of making the same, to the extent that any of these items are in Defendant's possession.
3. This Permanent Injunction shall be deemed to have been served upon Defendant at the time of its execution by the Court.
4. The Court finds there is no just reason for delay in entering this Permanent Injunction, and, pursuant to Rule 54(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Court directs immediate entry of this Permanent Injunction against Defendant.
5. Defendant will be making agreed-upon payments to Plaintiff, as more particularly described in a separate Settlement Agreement.
6. NO APPEALS AND CONTINUING JURISDICTION. No appeals shall be taken from this Permanent Injunction. This Court expressly retains jurisdiction over this matter to enforce any violation of the terms of this Permanent Injunction.
7. NO FEES AND COSTS. Each party shall bear its/his own attorneys' fees and costs incurred in this matter.
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