Chronicle Books, LLC et al v. Audible, Inc.
Plaintiff: Chronicle Books, LLC, Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Scholastic Inc., Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Simon & Schuster, Inc. and Penguin Random House LLC
Defendant: Audible, Inc.
Case Number: 1:2019cv07913
Filed: August 23, 2019
Court: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Presiding Judge: Valerie E Caproni
Nature of Suit: Copyright
Cause of Action: 17:101
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
August 23, 2019 Filing 19 DECLARATION of Douglas E. Stambaugh in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 18 DECLARATION of Lori Benton in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 17 DECLARATION of Jonathan Yaged in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 16 DECLARATION of Chantal Restivo-Alessi in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 15 DECLARATION of Michael Pietsch in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 14 DECLARATION of Tyrrell Mahoney in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 13 DECLARATION of Jeffrey Weber in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit 1 - USA Today Article, #2 Exhibit 2 - Other Press, #3 Exhibit 3 - Audible Captions)(Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 ***NOTICE TO COURT REGARDING PROPOSED ORDER. Document No. #12 Proposed Order, was reviewed and approved as to form. (dt)
August 23, 2019 Filing 12 PROPOSED ORDER. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. Related Document Number: #3 . (Cendali, Dale) Proposed Order to be reviewed by Clerk's Office staff.
August 23, 2019 Filing 11 MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,, . Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 10 DECLARATION of Dale M. Cendali in Support re: #3 Order to Show Cause, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,,,,,,. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 9 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Jordan Miner Romanoff on behalf of Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Romanoff, Jordan)
August 23, 2019 Filing 8 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Joshua Levicoff Simmons on behalf of Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Simmons, Joshua)
August 23, 2019 Filing 7 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Dale Margaret Cendali on behalf of Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.. (Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 6 AO 121 FORM COPYRIGHT - NOTICE OF SUBMISSION BY ATTORNEY. AO 121 Form Copyright for case opening submitted to court for review.(Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 5 RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. Identifying Corporate Parent Macmillan Holdings, LLC for Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC; Other Affiliate Hachette Livre USA, Inc. for Hachette Book Group, Inc.; Other Affiliate Scholastic Corporation for Scholastic Inc.; Other Affiliate CBS Corporation, Other Affiliate National Amusements, Inc. for Simon & Schuster, Inc.; Corporate Parent The McEvoy Group, LLC for Chronicle Books, LLC; Other Affiliate Pearson Plc, Other Affiliate Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA for Penguin Random House LLC; Corporate Parent News Corporation for Harpercollins Publishers LLC. Document filed by Chronicle Books, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC, Scholastic Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc..(Cendali, Dale)
August 23, 2019 Filing 4 ENDORSED LETTER: addressed to Judge Valerie E. Caproni from Dale M. Cendali, P.C. dated 8/23/2019 re: Accordingly, we respectfully seek leave from this Court to file these physical exhibits with the Clerk. ENDORSEMENT: Application Granted. (Signed by Judge Valerie E. Caproni on 8/23/2019) (ama)
August 23, 2019 Set/Reset Deadlines: Replies due by 9/3/2019. (ama)
August 23, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 3 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND EXPEDITED BRIEFING SCHEDULE: ORDERED: that Defendant Audible, Inc. ("Audible") show cause before the Honorable Paul Crotty (Part I), U.S.D.J., located at the United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, in the City, County and State of New York, Courtroom 14C, on Sept 5, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. as to why a Preliminary Injunction Order pursuant to Section 502 of the U.S. Copyrights Act, 17 U.S.C. 502 and Rule 65 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, should not be entered, once briefing is completed and the Court has the opportunity to weigh in on the parties' arguments, granting Plaintiffs' preliminary injunction as follows: as set forth herein. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant's answering papers shall be filed and served upon Plaintiffs' counsel by email to KEPublishers-Audible@kirkland.com, by the 28 day of august, 2019 and any reply papers shall be filed and served on Defendant by Sept. 3, 2019. SO ORDERED., ( Service due by 8/23/2019.) Show Cause Hearing set for 9/5/2019 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 14C, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge Valerie E. Caproni. Show Cause Response due by 8/28/2019. (Signed by Judge Valerie E. Caproni on 8/23/2019) (ama)
August 23, 2019 ***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY TO SUBMIT AO 121 FORM COPYRIGHT. Notice to Attorney Dale Margaret Cendali to submit a completed AO 121 Form Copyright to court for review. Use the event type AO 121 Copyright - Notice of Submission by Attorney found under the event list Other Documents. (pne)
August 23, 2019 SUMMONS ISSUED as to Audible, Inc.. (pne)
August 23, 2019 Case Designated ECF. (pne)
August 23, 2019 Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: #http://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms.php. (pne)
August 23, 2019 Filing 2 CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (pne) (pne).
August 23, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against Audible, Inc.. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 465401242690)Document filed by Scholastic Inc., Harpercollins Publishers LLC, Simon & Schuster, Inc., Hachette Book Group, Inc., Chronicle Books, LLC, Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, Penguin Random House LLC.(pne) (Additional attachment(s) added on 8/23/2019: #1 Exhibit 1, #2 Exhibit 2, #3 Exhibit 3) (pne).

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