UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA - WESTERN DIVISION
August 25, 2011
SPIN MASTER LTD., A CANADIAN CORPORATION; LEONARD R. CLARK, JR., AN INDIVIDUAL; AND H. PETER GREENE, JR., AN INDIVIDUAL PLAINTIFFS,
GEOSPACE PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC., A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, AND DENNIS BINKLEY, AN INDIVIDUAL, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Christina A. Snyder U.S. District Court Central District of California
Stipulation for Entry of Permanent Injunction and Dismissal Filed Concurrently Herewith Judge: Hon. Christina A. SnyderHaving considered the Stipulation for Entry of a Permanent Injunction and Dismissal of Action submitted by Plaintiffs Spin Master Ltd., Leonard R. Clark Jr., and H. Peter Greene (collectively, "Plaintiffs") and Defendants Geospace Products Company, Inc. and Dennis Binkley (collectively, "Defendants"):
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED THAT:
1. Except as provided in paragraph 2, Defendants, their successors, assigns, owners, principals, partners, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, servants, employees, any and all persons acting in concert or participation with Defendants are immediately and permanently enjoined from:
a. Making, using, selling, offering for sale, importing into the United States, marketing, reproducing, distributing, receiving, forwarding, shipping, displaying (on websites or otherwise), or in any way commercially exploiting the "R/C Gecko" as depicted in Exhibit 1, or any other toy carthat is a copy of or substantially similar to the car protected by U.S. Copyright Registration No. VA 1-645-949;
b. Making, using, selling, offering for sale, importing into the United States, marketing, reproducing, distributing, receiving, forwarding, shipping, displaying (on websites or otherwise), or in any way commercially exploiting any toy cars that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,753,755, including but not limited to, the "R/C Gecko" or "R/C Gecko 2.0" depicted in Exhibits 1 - 2;
c. Assisting, aiding or abetting another person or business entity in engaging in or performing any of the activities enumerated in subparagraphs (a) through
2. Defendants shall have until September 30, 2011 to sell their remaining inventory of the "R/C Gecko 2.0" consisting of approximately 3,500 units. Defendants shall cease any sale, offer for sale, advertisement, or display of the "R/C Gecko 2.0" on October 1, 2011.
3. This Court has personal jurisdiction over the parties with respect to this Civil Action and this Stipulated Permanent Injunction.
4. This Court has jurisdiction over the subject matter of this Civil Action.
5. Each party shall bear its own attorney's fees and costs in connection with this action; provided, however, that in the event any party files a motion, action or other proceeding to enforce or interpret the terms of this Stipulated Permanent Injunction or the Settlement Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all attorney's fees and other fees and costs incurred in connection with such a motion, action or enforcement proceeding.
6. This Court retains jurisdiction over this matter and to the extent necessary to interpret or enforce this Stipulated Permanent Injunction and to determine any issues which may arise concerning this Stipulated Permanent Injunction or the Settlement Agreement.
7. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(a)(1)(A)(ii), all claims in this Civil Action are hereby dismissed with prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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