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Warner Bros. v. Wtv Systems

August 15, 2011

WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC., COLUMBIA PICTURES INDUSTRIES, INC., DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC., PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION, TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION, AND UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS LLLP, PLAINTIFFS,
v.
WTV SYSTEMS, INC. AND WTV SYSTEMS, LLC D/B/A ZEDIVA, AND VENKATESH SRINIVASAN, DEFENDANTS.



The opinion of the court was delivered by: The Honorable John F. Walter United States District Judge

NOTE: CHANGES MADE BY THE COURT

CC: Fiscal

PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

On August 1, 2011, the Court entered an Order Granting the Motion of Plaintiffs Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Disney Enterprises, Inc., Paramount Pictures Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, and Universal City Studios Productions LLLP (collectively "Plaintiffs") for a Preliminary Injunction against Defendants WTV Systems, Inc. and WTV Systems, LLC d/b/a Zediva, and Venkatesh Srinivasan (collectively "Defendants"). Dkt. No. 52 (hereinafter "Order"). The Court incorporates the Order in its entirety herein.

NOTE: CHANGES MADE BY THE COURT

CC: Fiscal

Having determined that a Preliminary Injunction should issue for all of the reasons set forth in the Order, the Court hereby enters the following Preliminary Injunction and ORDERS as follows:

1. For purposes of this Preliminary Injunction, the following definitions shall apply:

a. "Defendants" shall mean WTV Systems, Inc., WTV Systems, LLC, and Venkatesh Srinivasan, whether acting jointly or individually, and whether or not utilizing the name "Zediva" in connection with any of their actions.

b. "Zediva Service" shall mean the service that Defendants offer to customers through the website www.zediva.com, and that operates substantially as follows:

When a customer requests a particular Copyrighted Work, Defendants, through their Zediva service: (1) start the play process on a particular DVD player holding the requested Copyrighted Work; (2) convert the analog video signal from the DVD player holding the requested Copyrighted Work; (3) feed the digital signal into a DVD control server which converts the digital signal to a form suitable for streaming across the internet; (4) convert the digital signal to a format that can be viewed in the player created by Defendants and used on their website; (5) transmit the performance via the internet to the customer; and (6) provide the customer with a custom viewer necessary to view the video stream.

Order at 3.

c. "Comparable Service" shall mean any website, system or software that provides comparable functionality to the Zediva Service in terms of transmitting performances from DVDs embodying copies of Copyrighted Works to users via the internet.

d. "Copyrighted Works" shall mean each of those works, or portions thereof, whether now in existence or later created, in which any Plaintiff (or parent, subsidiary or affiliate of any Plaintiff) owns or controls an exclusive right under the ...


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