Investment Property Realty Group, LLC v. Block Real Estate Group LLC et al
Plaintiff: Investment Property Realty Group, LLC
Defendant: Block Real Estate Group LLC, Sean Mashihi, Gabriel Kates, Daniel Shawah and Serge Sarkisian
Case Number: 1:2022cv08943
Filed: October 20, 2022
Court: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Presiding Judge: Gregory H Woods
Nature of Suit: Defend Trade Secrets Act (of 2016)
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
October 20, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 19 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION: It is ORDERED that Defendants or their attorneys show cause at a hearing before this Court at Courtroom 12C, U.S. Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, on November 10, 2022, at 9 a.m., or as soon after as counsel can be heard, why the Court should not issue a preliminary injunction pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 65(a) and the Court's inherent power to order such equitable relief pending a trial in this matter should not be issued enjoining each of the Defendants, as well as their employers, agents, employees, contractors, affiliates, subsidiaries, parents, and all persons acting in concert with any of them, from: 1. directly or indirectly accessing, using, copying, publishing, disclosing, discriminating, appropriating, transferring, alienating, licensing, or selling IPRG's proprietary, confidential, and trade secret information or other confidential proprietary information, includingany information forming all or part of the IPRG's 'shared information database' and any other information that may be determined not to be trade secret information and from obtaining any commercial advantage or unjust enrichment from their misappropriation of IPRG's proprietary, confidential, and/or trade secret information through any other acts; As further set forth in this Order. ORDERED that Plaintiff shall cause to be delivered of a copy of this Order and supporting papers by overnight delivery service and email to Defendants or Defendants' counsel no later than 5 p.m on October 25, 2022, which shall be deemed good and sufficient service and notice thereof; and it is further ORDERED that, Defendants shall file with the Court and serve any responsive papers by filing on ECF and overnight delivery and email on IPRG's counsel, Craig Flanders, Esq., Blank Rome LLP, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10020, craig.flanders@blankrome.com, on or before 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2022. ORDERED, Plaintiff shall file with the Court and serve any reply papers by overnight delivery and email on Defendants' counsel, on or before 12:00 P.m. on November 5, 2022; and it is further ORDERED that a hearing on Plaintiff's motion for preliminary injunction shall be held before the Court in this Courtroom 12C, United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, on November 10, 2022 at 9 a.m. and shall continue day to day until completed. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Gregory H. Woods on 10/20/2022) ( Responses due by 11/1/2022, Replies due by 11/5/2022.) Show Cause Hearing set for 11/10/2022 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 12C, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge Gregory H. Woods. (ks)
October 20, 2022 Filing 18 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Christopher Dyess on behalf of Daniel Shawah..(Dyess, Christopher)
October 20, 2022 Filing 17 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Daniel Shawah. (vf)
October 20, 2022 Filing 16 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Serge Sarkisian. (vf)
October 20, 2022 Filing 15 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Sean Mashihi. (vf)
October 20, 2022 Filing 14 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Gabriel Kates. (vf)
October 20, 2022 Filing 13 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Block Real Estate Group LLC. (vf)
October 20, 2022 Filing 12 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Daniel Shawah, re: #1 Complaint,,. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 11 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Serge Sarkisian, re: #1 Complaint,,. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 10 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Sean Mashihi, re: #1 Complaint,,. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 9 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Gabriel Kates, re: #1 Complaint,,. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 8 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Block Real Estate Group LLC, re: #1 Complaint,,. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 7 DECLARATION of Craig M. Flanders, Esq. in Support re: #4 Proposed Order to Show Cause With Emergency Relief,. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit 1 - Oct. 13, 2022 Cease and Desist Letters, #2 Exhibit 2 - Oct. 18, 2022 Notice to Defendants of IPRG's Intent to Seek Emergency Relief).(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 6 DECLARATION of Derek S. Bestreich in Support re: #4 Proposed Order to Show Cause With Emergency Relief,. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit A - Oct. 12, 2022 Sarkisian Data Export Image, #2 Exhibit B - Oct. 3, 2022 Sarkisian Key Fob Access, #3 Exhibit C - Oct. 17, 2022 Shawah Marketing Materials).(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 5 MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: #4 Proposed Order to Show Cause With Emergency Relief, in support of motion for temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 4 PROPOSED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE WITH EMERGENCY RELIEF. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC. Related Document Number: #1 ..(Flanders, Craig) Proposed Order to Show Cause to be reviewed by Clerk's Office staff.
October 20, 2022 Filing 3 RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 2 CIVIL COVER SHEET filed..(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against Block Real Estate Group LLC, Gabriel Kates, Sean Mashihi, Serge Sarkisian, Daniel Shawah. (Filing Fee $ 402.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-26844623)Document filed by Investment Property Realty Group, LLC. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit 1 - Feb. 22, 2021 Mashihi Agreement, #2 Exhibit 2 - Dec. 12, 2017 Kates Agreement, #3 Exhibit 3 - Jan. 2, 2019 Shawah Agreement, #4 Exhibit 4 - Mar. 8, 2016 Sarkisian Agreement, #5 Exhibit 5 - Broker Manual, #6 Exhibit 6 - Employee Manual, #7 Exhibit 7 - Oct. 12, 2022 Sarkisian Data Export Image, #8 Exhibit 8 - Oct. 13, 2022 Cease and Desist Letters).(Flanders, Craig)
October 20, 2022 Set/Reset Deadlines as to Motion Hearing set for 11/10/2022 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 12C, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge Gregory H. Woods. (ks)
October 20, 2022 Magistrate Judge Valerie Figueredo 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: #https://nysd.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/2018-06/AO-3.pdf. (vf)
October 20, 2022 ***NOTICE TO COURT REGARDING PROPOSED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE WITH EMERGENCY RELIEF. Document No. #4 Proposed Order to Show Cause With Emergency Relief, was reviewed and approved as to form. (nd)
October 20, 2022 Case Designated ECF. (vf)
October 20, 2022 CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Gregory H. Woods. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at #https://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/district-judges. Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at #https://nysd.uscourts.gov/rules/ecf-related-instructions..(vf)

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