Verizon California Inc. et al v. Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc. et al. Featured Case

Plaintiffs Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC and Verizon Licensing Company alleged that Defendants Navigation Catalyst Systems Inc. and Basic Fusion Inc. have used an automated process to register and use over three million domain names, many of which are confusingly similar to famous or distinctive trademarks owned by others.

Plaintiff: Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC and Verizon Licensing Company
Defendant: Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc. and Basic Fusion, Inc.
Case Number: 2:2008cv02463
Filed: April 15, 2008
Court: US District Court for the Central District of California
Office: Western Division - Los Angeles Office
County: Ventura
Presiding Judge: Audrey B. Collins
Presiding Judge: Charles F. Eick
Nature of Suit: Trademark
Cause of Action: 15:1125 Trademark Infringement (Lanham Act)
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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Date Filed Document Text
November 4, 2008 Filing 48
REPORT ON THE DETERMINATION OF AN ACTION Regarding a Patent or Trademark. (Closing) (ir)
October 22, 2008 Opinion or Order Filing 47
STIPULATED ORDER for Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction 42 by Judge Audrey B. Collins: The parties, having reached a full settlement of this matter, hereby stipulate and agree to the entry of final judgment and permanent injunction as follows: 1. Defendants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc. and Basic Fusion, Inc. and their officers, agents, servants, employees, and attorneys, and those persons in active concert or participation with them who receive actual notice of this Order, shall be permanently enjoined. This Court has jurisdiction over the parties and the subject matter of this action. This Court shall retain jurisdiction to the extent necessary to enforcethis Permanent Injunction. All relief not expressly granted herein is DENIED. Each party shall bear its own costs, expenses and attorneys fees. This is a Final Judgment. (Made JS-6. Case Terminated.) (ir)
October 21, 2008 Filing 43
NOTICE OF MOTION AND Joint MOTION for Release of Funds filed by Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Returning Plaintiffs' Deposit Posted in Support of Preliminary Injunction)(Steele, David)
September 8, 2008 Opinion or Order Filing 41
CIVIL JURY TRIAL ORDER by Judge Audrey B. Collins: The above matter is set for trial before the Honorable Audrey B. Collins, Courtroom 680, Roybal Federal Building, 255 East Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. PRETRIAL AND TRIAL DATES 1. The Court orders the following dates: a. Cut-off date for filing motions to join other parties and amending the pleadings isDecember 1, 2009. b. Discovery cut-off is March 1, 2009; Expert Discovery cut-off is June 16, 2009. c. Cut-off date for motions to be filed is Monday, June 29, 2009. d. Final Pretrial Conference is set for Monday, September 28, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Trial counsel must be present. Note: Counsel must comply with Local Rule 16. e. Trial is set for Tuesday, October 13, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. PLEASE READ DOCUMENT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION (ca)
September 2, 2008 Filing 38
WITHDRAWAL of, Answer to Counterclaim, 21 , Answer to Complaint (Discovery), Answer to Complaint (Discovery), Counterclaim, 17 , filed by Counter Claimants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., Basic Fusion, Inc.. (Lewis, Brett)
August 29, 2008 Filing 37
JOINT REPORT Rule 26(f) Discovery Plan ; estimated length of trial 7-10 days, filed by Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC, Defendants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., Basic Fusion, Inc., Counter Claimants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., Basic Fusion, Inc., Counter Defendants Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC.. (Criona, Danielle)
July 21, 2008 Opinion or Order Filing 36
ORDER TO CONTINUE PRETRIAL/SCHEDULING CONFERENCE by Judge Audrey B. Collins, GRANTING Stipulation to Continue, 35 : ( Pretrial/Scheduling Conference set for 9/8/2008 at 10:00 AM before Judge Audrey B. Collins.) (ca)
July 18, 2008 Filing 35
STIPULATION to Continue Pretrial/Scheduling Conference from August 11, 2008 to September 8, 2008 filed by Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order to Continue Pretrial/Scheduling Conference)(Steele, David)
July 3, 2008 Filing 34
NOTICE AND REQUEST of Settlement Procedure Selection (Sp3); parties request to appear before a retired judicial officer or other dispute resolution body for mediation type settlement proceedings. Filed by Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC(Kroll, Howard)
June 30, 2008 Filing 33
MINUTES: Plaintiffs motion for Preliminary Injunction 22 . Motion granted in part and denied in part by Judge Audrey B. Collins Court Reporter: Katherine Stride. (ir)
June 23, 2008 Filing 31
REPLY in support of a MOTION for Preliminary Injunction re: registration of domain names 22 filed by Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC, Counter Defendants Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of David Steele in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction, # 2 Exhibit A-M to Declaration of D. Steele, # 3 Exhibit N-P to Declaration of D. Steele)(Steele, David)
June 19, 2008 Opinion or Order Filing 30
ORDER RE CONFERENCE: 1. PRETRIAL CONFERENCE PURSUANT TO F.R.CIV.P. 16 AND 26; AND LOCAL RULE 26; 2. MOTIONS & EX PARTE APPLICATIONS; 3. EFILING - COURTESY COPIES by Judge Audrey B. Collins, Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings: Pretrial/Scheduling Conference set for 8/11/2008 10:00 AM before Judge Audrey B. Collins. (See document for text of order.) (ps)
June 16, 2008 Filing 29
DECLARATION of Seth Jacoby in opposition to MOTION for Preliminary Injunction re: registration of domain names 22 filed by Defendants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., Basic Fusion, Inc., Counter Claimants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., Basic Fusion, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. A, # 2 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. D, # 3 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. E, # 4 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. F, # 5 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. G, # 6 Exhibit Jacoby Exhibit H, # 7 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. I, # 8 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. J, # 9 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. K, # 10 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. L, # 11 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. M, # 12 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. N, # 13 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. O, # 14 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. P, # 15 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. Q, # 16 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. B, # 17 Exhibit Jacoby Ex. C)(Lewis, Brett)
June 9, 2008 Filing 22
NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION for Preliminary Injunction re: registration of domain names filed by Plaintiffs/Counterclaim-Defendants Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. Motion set for hearing on 6/30/2008 at 10:00 AM before Judge Audrey B. Collins. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix Memorandum of Points & Authorities in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction, # 2 Declaration Declaration of Janis M. Manning in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction, # 3 Exhibit Exh. A to Manning Declaration, # 4 Exhibit Exh. B to Manning Declaration, # 5 Exhibit Exh. C to Manning Declaration, # 6 Exhibit Exh. D to Manning Declaration, # 7 Exhibit Exh. E to Manning Declaration, # 8 Exhibit Exh. F to Manning Declaration, # 9 Declaration Declaration of Anne F. Bradley in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction, # 10 Exhibit Exh. A to Bradley Declaration, # 11 Exhibit Exh. B to Bradley Declaration, # 12 Exhibit Exh. C to Bradley Declaration, # 13 Exhibit Exh. D-Pt.1 to Bradley Declaration, # 14 Exhibit Exh. D-Pt.2 Bradley Declaration, # 15 Exhibit Exh. D-Pt.3 Bradley Declaration, # 16 Exhibit Exh. D-Pt.4 to Bradley Declaration, # 17 Exhibit Exh. D-Pt.5 to Bradley Declaration, # 18 Exhibit Exh. E to Bradley Declaration, # 19 Exhibit Exh. F to Bradley Declaration, # 20 Exhibit Exh. G to Bradley Declaration, # 21 Exhibit Exh. H to Bradley Declaration, # 22 Exhibit Exh. I to Bradley Declaration, # 23 Exhibit Exh. J. to Bradley Declaration, # 24 Exhibit Exh. K to Bradley Declaration, # 25 Proposed Order Proposed Order for Preliminary Injunction)(Steele, David)
June 4, 2008 Filing 21
Plaintiffs' ANSWER to Answer to Complaint (Discovery), Answer to Complaint (Discovery), Counterclaim, 17 Answer to Counterclaims of Defendants filed by Plaintiffs/Counterclaim-Defendants Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC.(Steele, David)
May 20, 2008 Opinion or Order Filing 19
ORDER by Judge Audrey B. Collins Granting APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Brett E. Lewis for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. 16 by Brett E. Lewis to appear on behalf of Defendants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., Basic Fusion, Inc., Michael King and Janice Kroll are designated as local counsel. Fee NOT PAID. (es)
May 16, 2008 Filing 16
APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Brett E. Lewis for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. FEE NOT PAID. filed by Defendants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., Basic Fusion, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order on Brent Lewis Pro Hac Vice Application)(Givens, Elizabeth)
May 15, 2008 Filing 20
Certification and Notice of Interested Parties filed by defendants Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc. and Basic Fusion, Inc. (ps)
May 9, 2008 Filing 14
PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC, upon Basic Fusion, Inc. served on 4/23/2008, answer due 5/13/2008. Original Summons not returned. (Steele, David)
May 5, 2008 Opinion or Order Filing 10
ORDER by Judge Audrey B. Collins Granting APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Sarah B. Deutsch for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice 9 to appear on behalf of Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. Sarah B. Deutsch is designated as local counsel. Fee PAID. (bm)
May 2, 2008 Filing 9
APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Sarah B. Deutsch for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. FEE PAID, filed by plaintiff Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. (bm)
May 1, 2008 Filing 8
NOTICE of Manual Filing filed by Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC of Notice of Manual Filing of Applications of Non-Resident Attorney to Appear in a Specific Case and Proposed Orders for John Thorne and Sarah B. Deutsch. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order On Application of Non-Resident Attorney to Appear in a Specific Case for John Thorne# 2 Proposed Order On Application of Non-Resident Attorney to Appear in a Specific Case for Sarah B. Deutsch)(Steele, David)
April 18, 2008 Filing 6
NOTICE OF FILING FEE DUE on Pro Hac Vice Application mailed to attorney John Thorne for Plaintiffs Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. (ghap)
April 15, 2008 Filing 4
REPORT ON THE FILING OF AN ACTION Regarding a Patent or a Trademark (Initial Notification) filed by Verizon Licensing Company, Verizon California Inc., Verizon Trademark Services LLC. (ghap)
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