Facebook Inc. v. Tarquini Featured Case

Facebook filed this lawsuit against Christopher Tarquini, who allegedly posted fake links to a supposed sex tape of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. The lawsuit alleges that Tarquini violated Facebook's use policies by using software scripts to gain unauthorized access to the service.

Defendant: Christopher Peter Tarquini
Plaintiff: Facebook Inc.
 
Case Number: 3:2013cv05312
Filed: November 15, 2013
 
Court: California Northern District Court
Office: San Francisco Office
County: San Mateo
Presiding Judge: Edward M. Chen
 
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions
Cause of Action: 28:1331
Jury Demanded By: Both

Docket Report

We have record of the following docket entries for this case
Date Filed#Document Text
March 21, 2014 29 ADR Clerks Notice Vacating Appointment of Mediator Robert D. Links 28 . The ADR Unit will appoint another Mediator to this matter as soon as possible. (cmf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/21/2014)
March 18, 2014 28 ADR Clerks Notice Appointing Robert D. Links as Mediator. (cmf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/18/2014)
March 7, 2014 27 Minute Entry: Initial Case Management Conference held on 3/6/2014 before Judge Edward M. Chen (Date Filed: 3/7/2014). Case Management Statement due by 6/26/2014. Further Case Management Conference set for 7/3/2014 10:30 AM in Courtroom 5, 17th Floor, San Francisco. (Recording #914-925.) (bpfS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 3/7/2014)
March 3, 2014 26 Featured Case ORDER by Judge Edward M. Chen granting 23 Motion to Appear by Telephone (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/3/2014)
February 27, 2014 25 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Facebook Inc. re 22 Case Management Statement, 24 Declaration in Support, 23 MOTION to Appear by Telephone (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 2/27/2014)
February 27, 2014 24 Declaration of Laura T. Ewbank in Support of 23 MOTION to Appear by Telephone filed byFacebook Inc.. (Related document(s) 23 ) (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 2/27/2014)
February 27, 2014 23 MOTION to Appear by Telephone filed by Facebook Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Granting Agreed Motion to Appear by Telephone at Case Management Conference)(Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 2/27/2014)
February 27, 2014 22 CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT filed by Facebook Inc.. (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 2/27/2014)
February 20, 2014 21 Featured Case ORDER REFERRING CASE to Mediation. Mediation to be completed within 120 days. STIPULATION AND ORDER re 19 STIPULATION and Proposed Order selecting Mediation by Facebook Inc. filed by Facebook Inc.. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 2/20/14. (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/20/2014)
February 13, 2014 20 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Facebook Inc. re 18 ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b)of discussion of ADR options, 19 STIPULATION and Proposed Order selecting Mediation by Facebook Inc. (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 2/13/2014)
February 13, 2014 19 STIPULATION and Proposed Order selecting Mediation by Facebook Inc. filed by Facebook Inc.. (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 2/13/2014)
February 13, 2014 18 ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 2/13/2014)
January 13, 2014 17 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Facebook Inc. re 14 Case Management Scheduling Order, (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 1/13/2014)
January 10, 2014 16 CLERKS NOTICE - LETTER FROM JUDGE CHEN RE: CONSENT BEFORE MAGISTRATE JUDGE (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/10/2014)
January 10, 2014 15 Featured Case STANDING ORDER. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 1/10/14. (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/10/2014)
January 10, 2014 14 Featured Case CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER: Case Management Statement due by 2/27/2014. Case Management Conference set for 3/6/2014 09:00 AM in Courtroom 5, 17th Floor, San Francisco.. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 1/10/14. (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/10/2014)
December 26, 2013 13 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Facebook Inc. (Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 12/26/2013)
December 6, 2013 12 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by Christopher Peter Tarquini. (slhS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/6/2013)
December 3, 2013 11 Featured Case ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned to Judge Hon. Edward M. Chen for all further proceedings. Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero no longer assigned to the case. Signed by Executive Committee on 12/3/13. (sv, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/3/2013)
December 3, 2013 10 Featured Case ORDER by Judge Jeffrey S. White granting 9 Motion for Pro Hac Vice for Laura T. Ewbank (jjoS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/3/2013)
December 2, 2013 9 MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 305, receipt number 0971-8199144.) filed by Facebook Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Good Standing)(Ewbank, Laura) (Filed on 12/2/2013)
December 2, 2013 8 *** FILED IN ERROR. PLEASE SEE DOCKET # 11 . *** ORDER, Case reassigned to Hon. Jeffrey S. White. Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero no longer assigned to the case.. Signed by Executive Committee on 12/2/13. (ha, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/2/2013) Modified on 12/3/2013 (wv, COURT STAFF).
December 2, 2013 7 CLERK'S NOTICE of Impending Reassignment to U.S. District Judge (klhS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/2/2013)
November 26, 2013 6 CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by Facebook Inc... (Hennessy, Brian) (Filed on 11/26/2013)
November 15, 2013 5 ADR SCHEDULING ORDER: Case Management Statement due by 2/7/2014. Case Management Conference set for 2/14/2014 01:30 PM in Courtroom G, 15th Floor, San Francisco. (Attachments: # 1 Standing Order) (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/15/2013)
November 15, 2013 4 Summons Issued as to Christopher Peter Tarquini. (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/15/2013)
November 15, 2013 3 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Facebook Inc.. (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/15/2013)
November 15, 2013 2 Certificate of Interested Entities by Facebook Inc. (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/15/2013)
November 15, 2013 1 COMPLAINT for Breach of Contract; Demand for Jury Trial against Christopher Peter Tarquini (Filing fee $ 400.00., Receipt Number 34611091393). Filed by Facebook Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/15/2013)

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Defendant: Christopher Peter Tarquini
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Plaintiff: Facebook Inc.
Represented By: Brian Patrick Hennessy
Represented By: Laura Ewbank
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