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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc v. Marty Howard

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA


February 4, 2013

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT INC., PLAINTIFF,
v.
MARTY HOWARD, AN INDIVIDUAL AND D/B/A AS AMAZON.COM SELLER 123 COLLECTIBLES DVD'S & CD'S AND DOES 1-10, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. George H. Wu United States District Judge

CONSENT DECREE AND PERMANENT INJUNCTION

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. Home Entertainment Inc. ("Plaintiff") and Defendant Marty Howard, an individual and d/b/a as Amazon.com Seller 123 Collectibles DVD'S & CD's ("Defendant"), in this action, and good cause appearing therefore, hereby:

ORDERS that based on the Parties' stipulation and only as to Defendant, his 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 Defendant.

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, 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 Defendant has made unauthorized uses of Plaintiff's Works or substantially similar likenesses or colorable imitations thereof. 4) Defendant and his agents, servants, employees, representatives, successor and assigns, and all persons, firms, corporations or other entities in active concert or participation with him 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 Defendant 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 Defendant.

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 Defendant, be reopened should Defendant default under the terms of the Settlement Agreement.

11) This Court shall retain jurisdiction over Defendant 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.

PRESENTED BY:

J. Andrew Coombs, A Prof. Corp.

By: ____________________________

J. Andrew Coombs Annie S. Wang Attorneys for Plaintiff Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.

Marty Howard, an individual and d/b/a as Amazon.co Seller 123 Collectibles DVD'S & CD's

By: _______________________________

Marty Howard Defendant, in pro se

COPYRIGHT REGISTRATIONS

Registration No. Title Copyright Claimant

A Thin Line Between Love and Hate

New Line Productions,

PA 791-384

Inc.

RE 882-059;

Babe (Widescreen Special

Turner Entertainment Co.

LP 44-949

Edition)

(PWH)

New Line Productions,

PA 931-682 Blast From the Past

Inc.

Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat

RE 671-581

(Widescreen Edition) CBS Worldwide, Inc.

New Line Productions,

PA 951-217 Drop Dead Gorgeous

Inc.

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc. PA 39-609 It's Alive Larco Productions, Inc. PA 17-539 It's Alive 2: It Lives Again Larco Productions, Inc.

PA 415-590 Her Alibi

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc. R637954 Mighty Joe Young RKO Pictures, Inc.

PA 364-606 It's Alive 3: Island of the Alive

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Company & S L M

PA 142-980 Poltergeist

Entertainment, Ltd.

Purple Films Company &

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 227-976 Purple Rain

RE 704-367;

Turner Entertainment Co.

LP 34-487 The Dirty Dozen

(PWH)

Rankin/Bass Productions,

Inc. (1977);

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

PA 1-260-522

(1977);

PRE 000-005-992

Pictures Inc.; Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

(2012) The Hobbit (1977; 2012)

(2012)

The Lord of the Rings: The

New Line Productions,

PA 1-107-745

Fellowship of the Ring

Inc.

Lord Dritte Productions

Deutschland Filmproduktion, GmbH &

The Lord of the Rings: The

Co. KG & New Line

PA 1-201-547

Return of the King

Productions, Inc.

Lord Zweite Productions

Deutschland Filmproduktion, GmbH &

The Lord of the Rings: The

Two Towers (Four-Disc Special Extended Edition)

Co. KG & New Line

PA 1-119-134

Productions, Inc.X

New Line Productions,

PA 1-232-756 The Notebook

Inc.

The Polar Express (Widescreen Edition)

Warner Bros.

Entertainment, Inc.

PA 1-250-537

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 874-690 The Postman

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Chainsaw Productions II,

PAu003065408

(2006)

LLC

Morgan Creek Productions, Inc. (employer for hire)

True Romance (Unrated

PA 665-213

Director's Cut)

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 252-454 Vision Quest

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-795-517

Pilot

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Big Bran Hypothesis Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-964

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Fuzzy Boots Corollary Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-962

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Luminous Fish Effect Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-893

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Hamburger Postulate Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-876

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Middle Earth Paradigm Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-894

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Dumpling Paradox Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-868

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Grasshopper Experiment Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-872

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Cooper-Hofstadter

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-799-890

Polarization

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Loobenfeld Decay Warner Bros.

PA 1-800-073

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Pancake Batter Anomaly Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-897

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Jerusalem Duality Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-875

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Bat Jar Conjecture Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-899

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Nerdvana Annihilation Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-884

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Pork Chop Indeterminacy Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-886

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Peanut Reaction Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-887

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Tangerine Factor Warner Bros.

PA 1-799-865

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Vartabedian Conundrum Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-748

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Euclid Alternative Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-743

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Cooper-Nowitzki

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-696-733

Theorem

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Killer Robot Instability Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-749

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Dead Hooker

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-696-751

Juxtaposition

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-752

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Terminator Decoupling Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-753

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Lizard-Spock Expansion Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-755

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Griffin Equivalency Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-756

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Hofstadter Isotope Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-723

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Work Song Nanocluster Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-719

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Cushion Saturation Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-724

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Friendship Algorithm Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-726

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Monopolar Expedition Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-727

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Financial Permeability Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-730

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Barbarian Sublimation Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-734

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Vegas Renormailization Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-745

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Classified Materials Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-746

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Codpiece Topology Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-757

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Panty Pinata Polarization Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-758

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Bad Fish Paradigm Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-761

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The White Asparagus

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-696-763

Triangulation

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Maternal Capacitance Warner Bros.

PA 1-696-765

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Robotic Manipulaton Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-541

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Cruciferous Vegetable

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-801-374

Amplification

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Zazzy Substitution Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-411

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Hot Troll Deviation Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-531

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Desperation Emanation Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-539

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Irish Pub Formulation Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-425

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Apology Insufficiency Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-527

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The 21-Second Excitation Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-375

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Boyfriend Complexity Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-519

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Alien Parasite Hypothesis Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-401

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Justice League

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-801-430

Recombination

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Bus Pants Utilization Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-421

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Love Car Displacement Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-538

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Thespian Catalyst Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-521

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Benefactor Factor Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-406

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Cohabitation Formulation Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-403

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Toast Derivation Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-524

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Prestidigitation

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-801-407

Approximation

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Zarnecki Incursion Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-534

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: The Herb Garden Germination Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-522

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Agreement Dissection Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-382

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Wildebeest Implementation

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-801-424

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Engagement Reaction Warner Bros.

PA 1-801-540

Entertainment Inc.

THE BIG BANG THEORY:

The Roommate Transmorgrification

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-801-517

TRUE BLOOD:: She's Not

Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-747-825

There

TRUE BLOOD: You Smell

Home Box Office, Inc.

Like Dinner

PA 1-747-826

TRUE BLOOD: If You Love

Home Box Office, Inc.

Me, Why Am I Dyin?

PA 1-748-869

TRUE BLOOD: I'm Alive

Home Box Office, Inc.

And On Fire

PA 1-795-196

TRUE BLOOD: ME And The

Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-795-199

Devil

TRUE BLOOD: I Wish I Was

Home Box Office, Inc.

The Moon

PA 1-751-681

TRUE BLOOD: Cold Grey

Home Box Office, Inc.

Light Of Dawn

PA 1-756-282

PA 1-756-538 TRUE BLOOD: Spellbound Home Box Office, Inc.

TRUE BLOOD: Let's Get Out

Home Box Office, Inc.

Of Here

PA 1-756-541

TRUE BLOOD:: Burning

Home Box Office, Inc.

Down The House

PA 1-756-540

PA 1-765-849 TRUE BLOOD: Soul Of Fire Home Box Office, Inc.

TRUE BLOOD: And When I

Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-765-827

Die

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-611 SMALLVILLE: Exile

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-610 SMALLVILLE: PhoeniX

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-613 SMALLVILLE: Extinction

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-612 SMALLVILLE: Slumber

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-616 SMALLVILLE: Perry

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-615 SMALLVILLE: Relic

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-614 SMALLVILLE: Magnetic

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-609 SMALLVILLE: Shattered

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-608 SMALLVILLE: Asylum

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-607 SMALLVILLE: Whisper

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-597 SMALLVILLE: Delete

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-595 SMALLVILLE: Hereafter

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-598 SMALLVILLE: Velocity

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-596 SMALLVILLE: Obsession

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-599 SMALLVILLE: Resurrection

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-600 SMALLVILLE: Crisis

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-601 SMALLVILLE: Legacy

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-602 SMALLVILLE: Truth

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-603 SMALLVILLE: Memoria

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-604 SMALLVILLE: Talisman

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-605 SMALLVILLE: Forsaken

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-267-606 SMALLVILLE: Covenant

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

HARRY POTTER AND THE

PA 1-063-646

SORCERER'S STONE

HARRY POTTER AND THE

Miracle Productions

PA 1-105-748

CHAMBER OF SECRETS

GmbH & Co. KG

HARRY POTTER AND THE

P of A Productions

PA 1-222-542

PRISONER OF AZKABAN

Limited

HARRY POTTER AND THE

Patalex IV Productions

PA 1-279-121

GOBLET OF FIRE

Limited

HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-355-547

HARRY POTTER AND THE

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-647-906

HALF-BLOOD PRINCE

HARRY POTTER AND THE

DEATHLY HALLOWS

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-721-904

PART 1

HARRY POTTER AND THE

DEATHLY HALLOWS

Warner Bros.

Entertainment Inc.

PA 1-742-099

PART 2

GAME OF THRONES:

Home Box Office, Inc.

Winter Is Coming

PA 1-736-232

GAME OF THRONES: The

Home Box Office, Inc.

Kingsroad

PA 1-736-234

GAME OF THRONES: Lord

Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-737-694

Snow

GAME OF THRONES: Cripples, Bastards And Broken

Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-737-699

Things

GAME OF THRONES: The

Home Box Office, Inc.

Wolf And The Lion

PA 1-737-696

GAME OF THRONES: A

Home Box Office, Inc.

Golden Crown

PA 1-737-695

GAME OF THRONES: You

Home Box Office, Inc.

Win Or You Die

PA 1-750-434

GAME OF THRONES: The

Home Box Office, Inc.

Pointy End

PA 1-738-431

GAME OF THRONES:

Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-739-318

Baelor

GAME OF THRONES: Fire

Home Box Office, Inc.

And Blood

PA 1-740-116

JONNY QUEST: Peril of the

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 320-326

Reptilian

JONNY QUEST: Nightmares of Steel

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-619

JONNY QUEST: Aliens

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 327-582

Among Us

JONNY QUEST: Deadly

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-613

Junket

JONNY QUEST: Forty Fathoms Into Yesterday

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-635

JONNY QUEST: Vikong

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-623

Lives

JONNY QUEST: Secret of the

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-627

Clay Warriors

JONNY QUEST: The

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 328-482

Monolith Man

JONNY QUEST: Warlord of the Sky

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-878

JONNY QUEST: The Scourge of Skyborg

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-631

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

PA 321-612 JONNY QUEST: Skulduggery

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc. PA 321-614 JONNY QUEST: Creeping Hanna-Barbera

JONNY QUEST: Temple of

PA 321-615

Gloom

Unknown Productions, Inc.

PAu 2-231-862 OZ: The Routine Rysher Entertainment, Inc.

OZ: Visits, Conjugal and

PAu 2-231-865

Otherwise Rysher Entertainment, Inc.

PAu 2-231-864 OZ: God's Chillin' Rysher Entertainment, Inc. Pau 2-231-861 OZ: Capital P Rysher Entertainment, Inc. PAu 2-231-863 OZ: Straight Life Rysher Entertainment, Inc. PAu 2-231-868 OZ: To Your Health Rysher Entertainment, Inc. PAu 2-231-867 OZ: Plan B Rysher Entertainment, Inc. PAu 2-231-866 OZ: A Game of Checkers Rysher Entertainment, Inc. PA 1-037-283 SIX FEET UNDER: Pilot Home Box Office, Inc. PA 1-037-284 SIX FEET UNDER: The Will Home Box Office, Inc. PA 1-039-044 SIX FEET UNDER: The Foot Home Box Office, Inc. PA 1-037-285 SIX FEET UNDER: Familia Home Box Office, Inc.

SIX FEET UNDER: An Open

PA 1-036-670

Book Home Box Office, Inc.

SIX FEET UNDER: The

PA 1-036-671

Room Home Box Office, Inc.

SIX FEET UNDER:

PA 1-036-669

Brotherhood Home Box Office, Inc.

SIX FEET UNDER:

PA 1-037-286

Crossroads Home Box Office, Inc.

SIX FEET UNDER: Life's

PA 1-037-287

Too Short Home Box Office, Inc.

SIX FEET UNDER: The New

Person Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-037-289 SIX FEET UNDER: The Trip Home Box Office, Inc.

PA 1-037-288

SIX FEET UNDER: A Private

PA 1-037-290

Life Home Box Office, Inc.

SIX FEET UNDER: Knock,

PA 1-037-291

Knock Home Box Office, Inc.

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