May 13, 2013
ROVIO ENTERTAINMENT LTD, Plaintiff,
ROYAL PLUSH TOYS, INC., et al., Defendants.
ORDER REGARDING DEFENDANT JONG K. PARK'S APPEARANCE AT THE HEARING ON PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR DEFAULT JUDGMENT
LAUREL BEELER, Magistrate Judge.
Plaintiff Rovio Entertainment Ltd. ("Rovio"), which is the developer of the video game "Angry Birds, " filed suit against defendants Royal Plush Toys, Inc., Western Sales and Services Inc., Royal Trade Int'l Inc., and Jong K. Park (collectively, "Defendants") for selling counterfeit versions of Angry Birds-themed plush toys. See generally Complaint, ECF No. 1. Defendants' default was entered and now Rovio moves for default judgment against them. Motion for Default Judgment, ECF No. 45. The district court referred Rovio's motion to the undersigned for a report and recommendation. 3/13/2013 Order, ECF No. 41; Notice of Referral, ECF No. 42. Oral argument on the motion is scheduled to take place at 9:30 a.m. on May 15, 2013 in Courtroom C, 15th Floor, United States District Court, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California, 94102.
On May 13, 2013, the undersigned received an email from Mr. Park (attached). In it, Mr. Park states that he wishes to attend the May 15, 2013 hearing. He may do so on behalf of himself, of course, see N.D. Cal. L.R. 3-9(a), but he may not appear on behalf of Royal Plush Toys, Inc., Western Sales and Services Inc., Royal Trade Int'l Inc. because"[a] corporation, unincorporated association, partnership or other such entity may appear only through a member of the bar of this Court, " see N.D. Cal. L.R. 3-9(b).
This order will be e-filed so that it appears on ECF and also will be emailed to Mr. Park.
IT IS SO ORDERED.