Ariana Grande-Butera et al v. Forever 21, Inc. et al Featured Case

Plaintiff Ariana Grande-Butera p/k/a Ariana Grande and GrandAri, Inc. alleged that defendants Forever 21, Inc. and Riley Rose LLC used her name, image, likeness and music without authorization to promote their brands and products by hiring a look-alike model and posting photos of that model in clothing and accessories that resemble clothing worn in Ariana Grande's music videos.

Plaintiff: GrandAri Inc. and Ariana Grande-Butera
Defendant: Riley Rose LLC, Does 1-10, inclusive and Forever 21, Inc.
Case Number: 2:2019cv07600
Filed: September 2, 2019
Court: US District Court for the Central District of California
Presiding Judge: Paul L Abrams
Nature of Suit: Trademark
Cause of Action: 15:1114
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
September 3, 2019 Filing 8 21 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), #1 as to Defendants Forever 21, Inc., Riley Rose LLC. (lh)
September 3, 2019 Filing 7 NOTICE TO COUNSEL re Magistrate Judge Direct Assignment Program. This case has been randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams. (Attachments: #1 CV-11C) (lh)
September 2, 2019 Filing 6 REPORT ON THE FILING OF AN ACTION regarding a copyright (Initial Notification) filed by GrandAri Inc., Ariana Grande-Butera. (Petrocelli, Daniel)
September 2, 2019 Filing 5 REPORT ON THE FILING OF AN ACTION Regarding a Patent or a Trademark (Initial Notification) filed by GrandAri Inc., Ariana Grande-Butera. (Petrocelli, Daniel)
September 2, 2019 Filing 4 Certification and Notice of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiff GrandAri Inc., Ariana Grande-Butera, (Petrocelli, Daniel)
September 2, 2019 Filing 3 Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), #1 filed by Plaintiff GrandAri Inc., Ariana Grande-Butera. (Petrocelli, Daniel)
September 2, 2019 Filing 2 CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Plaintiffs GrandAri Inc., Ariana Grande-Butera. (Petrocelli, Daniel)
September 2, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-24364455 - Fee: $400, filed by Plaintiff Ariana Grande-Butera, GrandAri Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit 1, #2 Exhibit 2, #3 Exhibit 3, #4 Exhibit 4, #5 Exhibit 5) (Attorney Daniel M Petrocelli added to party GrandAri Inc.(pty:pla), Attorney Daniel M Petrocelli added to party Ariana Grande-Butera(pty:pla))(Petrocelli, Daniel)
September 2, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-24364455 - Fee: $400, filed by Plaintiff Ariana Grande-Butera, GrandAri Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5) (Attorney Daniel M Petrocelli added to party GrandAri Inc.(pty:pla), Attorney Daniel M Petrocelli added to party Ariana Grande-Butera(pty:pla))(Petrocelli, Daniel)

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Plaintiff: GrandAri Inc.
Represented By: Daniel M Petrocelli
Represented By: Maya Zagayer
Represented By: Amy Riley Lucas
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Plaintiff: Ariana Grande-Butera
Represented By: Daniel M Petrocelli
Represented By: Maya Zagayer
Represented By: Amy Riley Lucas
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Defendant: Riley Rose LLC
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Defendant: Does 1-10, inclusive
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Defendant: Forever 21, Inc.
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