Chooseco LLC v. Netflix, Inc. Featured Case

Plaintiff Chooseco LLC owns several federally registered trademarks that include the word mark CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE. The plaintiff sued Defendant Netflix, Inc. for trademark infringement, unfair competition, false designation of origin, and dilution under the Trademark Act of 1946 because plaintiff's interactive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch allegedly refers to a fictional book as a "Choose Your Own Adventure" book.

Plaintiff: Chooseco LLC
Defendant: Netflix, Inc.
Case Number: 2:2019cv00008
Filed: January 11, 2019
Court: US District Court for the District of Vermont
Presiding Judge: William K Sessions
Nature of Suit: Trademark
Cause of Action: 15:1051
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

Docket Report

This docket was last retrieved on February 7, 2019. A more recent docket listing may be available from PACER.

Date Filed Document Text
January 28, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 8 ORDER granting 7 STIPULATED MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint 1 . Signed by Judge William K. Sessions III on 1/28/2019. (This is a text-only Order.) (eae)
January 28, 2019 Filing 7 STIPULATED MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint filed by Netflix, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(Hemley, Robert)
January 28, 2019 Filing 6 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Robert B. Hemley, Esq on behalf of Netflix, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(Hemley, Robert)
January 11, 2019 Filing 5 SUMMONS RETURNED Executed. Netflix, Inc. served on 1/11/2019, answer due 2/1/2019.(Smith, Jr., Shapleigh) Party served corrected on 1/11/2019 (law).
January 11, 2019 Filing 4 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Kendall A. Hoechst, Esq on behalf of Chooseco LLC.(law)
January 11, 2019 Filing 3 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Shapleigh Smith, Jr., Esq on behalf of Chooseco LLC.(law)
January 11, 2019 Filing 2 MAILED Form AO 120 to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Document image is sealed). (law)
January 11, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against Netflix, Inc. filed by Chooseco LLC. Summons issued. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(law)

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Plaintiff: Chooseco LLC
Represented By: Shapleigh Smith, Jr., Esq.
Represented By: Kendall A. Hoechst, Esq.
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