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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 1 of 21 Page ID #:137

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JOHNSON & PHAM, LLP


Christopher D. Johnson, SBN: 222698
E-mail: cjohnson@johnsonpham.com
Christopher Q. Pham, SBN: 206697
E-mail: cpham@johnsonpham.com
Marcus F. Chaney, SBN: 245227
E-mail: mchaney@johnsonpham.com
Hung Q. Pham, SBN: 276613
E-mail: ppham@johnsonpham.com
6355 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Suite 326
Woodland Hills, California 91367
Telephone: (818) 888-7540
Facsimile: (818) 888-7544
Attorneys for Plaintiff
SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN, LLC
d/b/a SPECK PRODUCTS

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

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CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

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WESTERN DIVISION

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SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN,


LLC d/b/a SPECK PRODUCTS, a
California Limited Liability Company,

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Case No.: 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLAx


FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT
FOR DAMAGES AND
DECLARATORY RELIEF:

Plaintiff,
v.

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(1) FEDERAL TRADEMARK


INFRINGEMENT [15 U.S.C.
1114/Lanham Act 43(a)];
(2) FALSE DESIGNATION OF
ORIGIN/UNFAIR
COMPETITION/FALSE OR
MISLEADING ADVERTISING
[15 U.S.C. 1125(a)];
(3) TRADEMARK DILUTION [15
U.S.C. 1125(c)];
(4) UNFAIR BUSINESS
PRACTICES [CALIFORNIA
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONS
CODE 17200];
(5) FEDERAL COPYRIGHT
INFRINGEMENT [17 U.S.C.
501(a)];and
(6) FEDERAL PATENT
INFRINGEMENT [35 U.S.C.
271]

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[DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL]

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PATRICK MATTSON, an Individual;


STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES,
LLC, a Texas Limited Liability
Company; MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, a
Business Entity of Unknown Status; and
DOES 1-10, Inclusive,
Defendants.

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COMES NOW, Plaintiff SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN, LLC d/b/a

SPECK PRODUCTS (hereinafter Plaintiff and/or SPECK), and hereby

alleges as follows:
PARTIES

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Plaintiff, is now, and was at the time of the filing of the Complaint,

and at all intervening times, a California Limited Liability Company, duly

authorized and licensed to conduct business in the State of California with its

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principal place of business located in San Mateo, California.


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Plaintiff alleges, on information and belief, that Defendant PATRICK

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MATTSON, is now, and was at the time of the filing of the Complaint an

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individual residing in and doing business from McKinney, Texas.

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Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that Defendant

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PATRICK MATTSON is the alter-ego, owner and operator of Defendants STU

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DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC and MD5 TECHNOLOGIES.

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Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that Defendant

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STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, is now, and was at the time of the filing

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of the Complaint, a Texas Limited Liability Company, with its principal place of

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business located in McKinney, Texas.

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Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that Defendant

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MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, is now, and was at the time of the filing of the

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Complaint, a business entity of unknown status doing business from McKinney,

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Texas.

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Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that at the time of

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their creation, now, and at all times relevant to this Complaint, Defendants STU

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DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC and MD5 TECHNOLOGIES did not and do

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not have sufficient funding to assume responsibility for their foreseeable and
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actual liabilities.
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Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that since the time

of their creation, now, and at all times relevant to this Complaint, Defendants STU

DISTRIBUTION

undercapitalized.
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SERVICES,

LLC

and

MD5

TECHNOLOGIES

were

Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that since the time

of their creation, now, and at all times relevant to this Complaint, Defendants STU

DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC and MD5 TECHNOLOGIES have failed to

observe corporate formalities required by law.


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Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that Defendants

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PATRICK MATTSON, STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5

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TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-10, inclusive, conduct business within the

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jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Central District of

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California by offering counterfeit goods for sale and distributing said goods to

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consumers within the Central District of California utilizing services provided by

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third-party entities located in the State of California, that infringe upon Plaintiffs

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federally registered trademarks, copyright, and design patent.


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The true names and capacities, whether individual, corporate,

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associate or otherwise, of defendants herein named as DOES 1-10, inclusive, are

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unknown to Plaintiff. Plaintiff therefore sues said defendants by such fictitious

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names.

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ascertained, Plaintiff will amend this pleading accordingly.


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When the true names and capacities of said defendants have been

Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that Defendants

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PATRICK MATTSON, STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5

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TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-10, inclusive, sued herein by fictitious names are

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jointly, severally and concurrently liable and responsible with the named

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Defendants upon the causes of action hereinafter set forth.

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Plaintiff further alleges, on information and belief, that at all times

mentioned herein Defendants PATRICK MATTSON, STU DISTRIBUTION

SERVICES, LLC, MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-10, inclusive, and each

of them, were the agents, servants and employees of every other Defendant and

the acts of each defendant, as alleged herein, were performed within the course

and scope of that agency, service or employment (hereinafter collectively

Defendants).
JURISDICTION / VENUE

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This Court has Federal subject matter jurisdiction over this matter

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pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1331 and 1338(a) and (b), in that the case arises out of

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claims for trademark infringement, false designation of origin, unfair competition

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and dilution under the Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq.), copyright

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infringement under the Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. 501(a)), and design patent

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infringement under the U.S. Patent Act (35 U.S.C. 1 et seq.); and this Court has

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supplemental jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1367(a) and 1338 (a)(b).

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This Court has personal jurisdiction over Defendants since

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Defendants have committed the tortious and illegal activities of trademark

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infringement, copyright infringement, patent infringement, and unfair competition

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in this district and/or Defendants have sufficient minimum contacts with this

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district such that the exercise of jurisdiction over Defendants by this Court does

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not offend traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice. Among other

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things, Defendants have advertised, offered to sell, sold, and distributed products

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that infringe the trademarks, copyrights, and design patents of Plaintiff to

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consumers within this judicial district. Defendants have also offered to sell, sold,

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and distributed counterfeit products (described more fully below) using an

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interactive internet website knowing or having reason to know that consumers

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throughout the United States, including within this judicial district, would

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purchase said counterfeit goods from Defendants, believing that they were
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authentic goods manufactured and distributed by Plaintiff or its authorized

manufacturers.

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Additionally, supplemental jurisdiction exists over Defendants

because, on information and belief, Defendants conduct business in California and

in this judicial district, have purposefully directed action to California and this

district, or have otherwise availed themselves of the privileges and protections of

the laws of the State of California, such that this Courts assertion of jurisdiction

over Defendants does not offend traditional notions of fair play and due process.

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Venue is proper, inter alia, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1391(b) because

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on information and belief, a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise

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to the claim occurred in this judicial district, and has caused damages to Plaintiff

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in this district. The counterfeit Speck-branded products were purchased from

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California and Defendants purposefully shipped these counterfeit products into

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California. Defendants actions within this district directly interfere with and

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damage Plaintiffs commercial efforts and endeavors and harm Plaintiffs

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goodwill within this venue. Additionally, Plaintiff conducts substantial business

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within this venue.

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GENERAL ALLEGATIONS

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Plaintiff and its Famous Speck-Branded Products

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Plaintiff is a privately held U.S. corporation founded in Palo Alto

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California in 2001 as a form fit cellular telephone case company. Plaintiff creates

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cases for the mobile accessories market.

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Plaintiff is one of the leading companies in their industry and has

gained numerous awards and recognition for its innovative products and designs.
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Plaintiff is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of protective

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carrying cases for electronic devices, including but not limited to, portable

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electronic listening devices and music players, namely, mp3 players, and for

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portable computers, global positioning systems (GPS devices), mobile and cellular
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telephones, portable media players, and personal digital assistants.


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Plaintiff develops and manufactures protective carrying cases for

products such as the Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Apple iPod, Apple

MacBook, Notebook bags and sleeves, Smartphones including Blackberry,

HTC, Sharp, Samsung, and Motorola models, TomTom GPS navigation

devices, portable hard drives such as WD My Passport Elite/Essential, and the

Kindle 3.

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Plaintiff is continually striving to discover and develop new,

advanced technologies and designs to meet the needs of the ever-advancing

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consumer electronics industry. Plaintiff offers over 250 products which are sold

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in over 75 countries worldwide.

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Plaintiff has spent substantial time, money and effort in developing

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consumer recognition and awareness of its marks. Through the extensive use of

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the Plaintiffs marks, Plaintiff has built up and developed significant goodwill in

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its entire product line. A wide array of newspapers, magazines and television

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networks has included advertising of Plaintiffs products, which are immediately

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identified by Plaintiffs marks.

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Plaintiff is the exclusive owner of federally-registered and common

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law trademarks. The following is a partial (non-exhaustive) list of the registered

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trademarks owned by Plaintiff:

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SPECK, registered trademark number 3,663,010, registered on

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August 4, 2009, for use on or in connection with protective carrying cases for

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portable electronic listening devices and music players, namely, mp3 players, and

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for portable computers, global positioning systems (GPS devices), mobile and

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cellular telephones, portable media players, and personal digital assistants, in

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Class 9 (U.S. CLS. 21, 23, 26, 36 and 38);

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[Design Mark], registered trademark number 3,666,082,

registered on August 11, 2009, consisting of an asterisk between parentheses


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followed by the word SPECK in stylized letters; for use on or in connection

with protective carrying cases for portable electronic listening devices and music

players, namely, mp3 players, and for portable computers, global positioning

systems (GPS devices), mobile and cellular telephones, portable media players,

and personal digital assistants, in Class 9 (U.S. CLS. 21, 23, 26, 36 and 38);

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[Design Mark], registered trademark number 3,666,072,

registered on August 11, 2009, consisting of an asterisk between parentheses; for

use on or in connection with protective carrying cases for portable electronic

listening devices and music players, namely, mp3 players, and for portable

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computers, global positioning systems (GPS devices), mobile and cellular

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telephones, portable media players, and personal digital assistants, in Class 9 (U.S.

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CLS. 21, 23, 26, 36 and 38); and

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CANDYSHELL, registered trademark number 3,817,709,

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registered on July 13, 2010, for use on or in connection with protective carrying

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cases for mp3 players, mobile and cellular telephones, portable media players, and

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personal digital assistants in Class 9 (U.S. CLS. 21, 23, 26, 36 and 38). Attached

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hereto as Exhibits A-D are true and correct copies of the certificates of

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registration for each of the above referenced federally-registered trademarks

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owned by Plaintiff (hereinafter Plaintiffs Marks).

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24. Plaintiff is also the owner of several international trademarks in the

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following locations: Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Malaysia,

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European Community, Hong Kong, Intl Registration Madrid Protocol, Taiwan,

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Australia, Singapore, Japan, Russian Federation, Thailand, and the Peoples

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Republic of China.

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25. Plaintiff is also the exclusive owner of federally-registered copyrights

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related to and used in connection with the packaging of its SPECK-branded

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products, with the following (non-exhaustive) copyright names, registration

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numbers, and registration dates:


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May 6, 2011);
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iPhone 5 CandyShell SATIN Core2 Wedge2- Cardstock,

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VA1879076 (Registered November 20, 2012);


iPhone 5 CandyShell Apple Packaging Milk Carton,

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iPhone 5 CandyShell GRIP Core2 Wedge2- Cardstock,

VA1879031 (Registered November 20, 2012);

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iPhone 5 CandyShell FLIP Core2 Wedge2- Cardstock,

VA1879012 (Registered November 20, 2012);

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iPhone 5 CandyShell Core2 Wedge2- Cardstock, VA1879028

(Registered November 20, 2012);

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CANDYSHELL FOR iPHONE 4, VA1772394 (Registered

VA1879009 (Registered November 20, 2012); and


G.

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VA1879036

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Copyrights).
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iPhone 5 CandyShell Card Apple Packaging Milk Carton,

(Registered

November

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2012)

(hereinafter

Plaintiffs

Additionally, Plaintiff owns a valid and lawfully issued United States

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Patent, patent no. US 8,204,561 B2, for its one piece co-formed exterior hard

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shell case with an elastomeric liner for mobile electronic devices. Attached

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hereto as Exhibit E is a true and correct copy of Plaintiffs registration certificate

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for patent no. US 8,204,561 B2 (hereinafter Plaintiffs Patent).


Defendants Wrongful and Infringing Conduct

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Defendants use, amongst other things, the Internet auction website

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known as www.ebay.com (eBay) to sell and distribute products, including

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counterfeit hard goods bearing Plaintiffs Marks, embodying Plaintiffs

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Copyrights, and utilizing Plaintiffs Patent described above, to consumers. At any

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given time, there are millions of items listed on eBay.com for purchase by its

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more than 200 million registered users.

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Beginning on a date that is currently unknown to Plaintiff and

continuing to the present, Defendants have, without the consent of Plaintiff,

offered to sell and sold within the United States (including within this judicial

district) goods that were neither made by Plaintiff nor by a manufacturer

authorized by Plaintiff (such goods are hereafter referred to as Counterfeit

Goods) using reproductions, counterfeits, copies and/or colorable imitations of

one or more of Plaintiffs Marks, Plaintiffs Copyrights, and Plaintiffs Patent.

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On information and belief, Plaintiff further alleges that Defendants

imported said Counterfeit Goods into the United States, or encouraged others to

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import said Counterfeit Goods into the United States, for the purpose of reselling

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the Counterfeit Goods in the United States and within the Central District of

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California.

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Defendants own and operate at least two (2) known web stores on

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eBay using the seller IDs drsmartphonesgroup and md5technologies. Through

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these web stores, Defendants regularly and systematically used Plaintiffs Marks

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in advertising and marketing and distributed and sold Counterfeit Goods bearing

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Plaintiffs Marks, embodying Plaintiffs Copyrights, and comprised of Plaintiffs

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Design Patent.

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On or about January 29, 2013, Plaintiff purchased a purported

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IPHONE 5 SPECK CANDYSHELL WHITE / BLUE COLOR. NEW, USA

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SELLER (Item #300852917445) from Defendants, under eBay seller ID

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drsmartphonesgroup, for a cost of $13.53, shipping inclusive, charged to the

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PayPal electronic payment account of Plaintiff.

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payment receipt clearly identifies Plaintiffs payment was made to STU

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Distribution Services with a Customer Service URL of http://www.md5tech.com,

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and PayPal ID igor.pogorely@md5tech.com.

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shipped by Defendants into Los Angeles, California within this Courts

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jurisdiction and were received with a shipping label identifying the sender as
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Plaintiffs PayPal electronic

The Counterfeit Goods were

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Patrick Mattson. A true and correct copy of the PayPal electronic payment

receipt is attached hereto as Exhibit F.

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The purported IPHONE 5 SPECK CANDYSHELL WHITE / BLUE

COLOR. NEW, USA SELLER (Item #300852917445) purchased from

Defendants was inspected by Plaintiff to determine authenticity.

inspection of the purchased item using security measures confirmed that the item

Defendants sold to Plaintiff was, in fact, a counterfeit SPECK-branded

CANDYSHELL product.

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Plaintiffs

On or about January 29, 2013, Plaintiff purchased a purported

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IPHONE 5 SPECK CANDYSHELL DEEP VIOLET / AQUA COLOR. NEW,

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USA SELLER (Item #271164615042) from Defendants, under eBay seller ID

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md5technologies, for a cost of $18.75, shipping inclusive, charged to the PayPal

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electronic payment account of Plaintiff. Plaintiffs PayPal electronic payment

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receipt clearly identifies Plaintiffs payment was made to STU Distribution

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Services, with a Customer Service URL of http://www.md5tech.com, and

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PayPal ID igor.pogorely@md5tech.com. The Counterfeit Goods were shipped

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by Defendants into Los Angeles, California within this Courts jurisdiction and

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were received with a shipping label identifying the sender as MD5

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TECHNOLOGIES. A true and correct copy of the PayPal electronic payment

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receipt is attached hereto as Exhibit G.

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The purported IPHONE 5 SPECK CANDYSHELL DEEP VIOLET

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/ AQUA COLOR. NEW, USA SELLER (Item #271164615042) purchased from

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Defendants was inspected by Plaintiff to determine authenticity.

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inspection of the purchased item using security measures confirmed that the item

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Defendants sold to Plaintiff was, in fact, a counterfeit SPECK-branded

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CANDYSHELL product.

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Plaintiffs

Defendants intentionally and knowingly accepted Plaintiffs money

from a financial institution located in the State of California.


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Defendants

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intentionally and

knowingly delivered

the

Counterfeit Goods into the State of California.


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Through such business activities, Defendants purposely derived

benefit from their interstate commerce activities by expressly targeting

foreseeable purchasers in the State of California. But for Defendants advertising,

soliciting and selling of counterfeit SPECK-branded CANDYSHELL products,

Plaintiff would not have been able to make a purchase of the subject products.

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Defendants use images and names confusingly similar or identical to

Plaintiffs Marks to confuse consumers and aid in the promotion and sales of their

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unauthorized and Counterfeit Goods. Defendants use Plaintiffs Marks, Plaintiffs

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Copyrights, and Plaintiffs Patent, without authorization, to import, advertise,

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display, offer to sell, sell, and distribute Counterfeit Goods.

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Defendants use began long after Plaintiffs adoption and use of

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Plaintiffs Marks, and after Plaintiff obtained trademark, copyright, and patent

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registrations alleged above. Neither Plaintiff nor any authorized agents have

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consented to Defendants use of Plaintiffs Marks, Plaintiffs Copyrights, or

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Plaintiffs Patent.

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Defendants actions have confused and deceived, or threatened to

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confuse and deceive, the consuming public concerning the source and sponsorship

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of the Counterfeit Goods sold and distributed by Defendants. By their wrongful

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conduct, Defendants have traded upon and diminished Plaintiffs goodwill.

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Furthermore, the sale and distribution of Counterfeit Goods by Defendants have

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infringed upon Plaintiffs Marks, Plaintiffs Copyrights and/or Plaintiffs Patent.

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Defendants offering to sell, selling, importing and encouraging

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others to import Counterfeit Goods in this manner was and is likely to cause

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confusion or to cause mistake and/or to deceive consumers who purchase the

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Counterfeit Goods.

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encouraged others to import for purpose of resale within the United States

Defendants also offered to sell, sold, imported, and/or

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Counterfeit Goods consisting of reproductions and/or copies of products bearing

Plaintiffs Marks, embodying Plaintiffs Copyrights, and utilizing Plaintiffs

Patent. Defendants use of such marks, copyrights, and patent was done without

Plaintiffs authorization.

FIRST CAUSE OF ACTION

(Trademark Infringement Against Defendants PATRICK MATTSON, STU

DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-

10, Inclusive)

[15 U.S.C. 1114/Lanham Act 43(a)]


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Plaintiff hereby incorporates by reference each of the other

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allegations set forth elsewhere in this First Amended Complaint as though fully

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set forth in this cause of action.


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Defendants actions as described herein constitute direct and/or

contributory trademark infringement in violation of 15 U.S.C. 1114(1)(a).


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As a proximate result of Defendants trademark infringement,

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Plaintiff has been damaged in an amount to be proven at trial. Further, Plaintiff

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alleges on information and belief that, as a proximate result of Defendants

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trademark infringement, Defendants have unlawfully profited in an amount to be

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proven at trial.
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At all relevant times, Defendants acted intentionally and/or willfully

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in using Plaintiffs Marks on the Counterfeit Goods, knowing that Plaintiffs

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Marks belonged to Plaintiff, that the Counterfeit Goods were in fact counterfeit,

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and that Defendants were not authorized to use Plaintiffs Marks on the

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Counterfeit Goods. Plaintiff is therefore entitled to recovery of treble damages

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pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1117(a). Further, Defendants knowing, intentional and/or

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willful actions make this an exceptional case, entitling Plaintiff to an award of

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reasonable attorney fees pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1117(a).

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Defendants actions also constitute the use by Defendants of one or

more counterfeit marks as defined in 15 U.S.C. 1116(d)(1)(B).

therefore reserves the right to elect, at any time before final judgment is entered in

this case, an award of statutory damages pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1117(c)(1) and/or

(2).

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Plaintiff

The acts of direct and/or contributory trademark infringement

committed by Defendants have caused, and will continue to cause, Plaintiff

irreparable harm unless they are enjoined by this Court.

SECOND CAUSE OF ACTION

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(False Designation of Origin, False or Misleading Advertising Against

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Defendants PATRICK MATTSON, STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC,

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MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-10, Inclusive)

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[15 U.S.C. 1125 (a)]

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Plaintiff hereby incorporates by reference each of the other

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allegations set forth elsewhere in this First Amended Complaint as thought fully

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set forth in this cause of action.

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Defendants actions as described herein constitute direct and/or

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contributory violation of 15 U.S.C. 1125(a)(1)(A), as such actions are likely to

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cause confusion, or to cause mistake, or to deceive as to the affiliation,

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connection, or association of Defendants with Plaintiff and/or as to the origin,

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sponsorship, and/or approval of such Counterfeit Goods by Plaintiff.

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As a proximate result of Defendants violation as described herein,

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Plaintiff has been damaged in an amount to be proven at trial. Further, Plaintiff

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alleges on information and belief that, as a proximate result of defendants direct

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and/or contributory trademark infringement, Defendants have unlawfully profited,

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in an amount to be proven at trial.

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Defendants acts of violating, directly and/or contributorily 15 U.S.C.

1125 have caused, and will continue to cause, Plaintiff irreparable harm unless
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they are enjoined by this Court.

THIRD CAUSE OF ACTION

(Trademark Dilution Against Defendants PATRICK MATTSON, STU

DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-

10, Inclusive)

[15 U.S.C. 1125(c)]

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Plaintiff hereby incorporates by reference each of the other

allegations set forth elsewhere in this First Amended Complaint as though fully

set forth in this cause of action.

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Plaintiffs Marks are distinctive and famous within the meaning of

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the Lanham Act.

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Upon information and belief, Defendants unlawful actions began

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long after Plaintiffs Marks became famous, and Defendants acted knowingly,

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deliberately and willfully with the intent to trade on Plaintiffs reputation and to

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dilute Plaintiffs Marks. Defendants conduct is willful, wanton and egregious.

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Defendants intentional sale of fake, pirated Counterfeit Goods

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bearing Plaintiffs Marks is likely to cause confusion, mistake, or to deceive,

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mislead, betray, and defraud consumers to believe that the substandard imitations

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are genuine products manufactured by Plaintiff.

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complained of herein have diluted and will continue to dilute Plaintiffs Marks,

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and are likely to impair the distinctiveness, strength and value of Plaintiffs

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Marks, and injure the business reputation of Plaintiff and its marks.

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The actions of Defendants

Defendants acts have caused and will continue to cause Plaintiff

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irreparable harm. Plaintiff has no adequate remedy at law to compensate it fully

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for the damages that have been caused and which will continue to be caused by

26

Defendants unlawful acts, unless they are enjoined by this Court.

27
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57.

As the acts alleged herein constitute a willful violation of section

43(c) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. 1125(c), Plaintiff is entitled to injunctive


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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 15 of 21 Page ID #:151

relief as well as monetary damages and other remedies provided by 15 U.S.C.

1116, 1117, 1118, and 1125(c), including Defendants profits, treble damages,

reasonable attorneys fees, costs and prejudgment interest.

FOURTH CAUSE OF ACTION

(Unfair Competition Against Defendants PATRICK MATTSON, STU

DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-

10, Inclusive)

California Business & Professions Code 17200 et seq.


58.

Plaintiff hereby incorporates by reference each of the other

10

allegations set forth elsewhere in this First Amended Complaint as thought fully

11

set forth in this cause of action.


59.

12

Defendants actions described herein constitute unlawful, unfair

13

and/or fraudulent business acts or practices. Defendants actions thus constitute

14

unfair competition pursuant to California Business & Professions Code 17200.


60.

15

As a proximate result of Defendants actions, Plaintiff has suffered an

16

injury in fact, including without limitation, damages in an amount to be proven at

17

trial, loss of money or property, and diminution in the value of its trademarks,

18

copyrights, and patent.

19

pursuant to California Business & Professions Code 17204.


61.

20

Plaintiff therefore has standing to assert this claim

Defendants actions have caused, and will continue to cause Plaintiff

21

to suffer irreparable harm unless enjoined by this Court pursuant to California

22

Business & Professions Code 17203. In addition, Plaintiff requests that the

23

Court order that Defendants disgorges all profits wrongfully obtained as a result of

24

Defendants unfair competition, and order that defendant pay restitution to

25

Plaintiff in an amount to be proven at trial.

26

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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 16 of 21 Page ID #:152

FIFTH CAUSE OF ACTION

(Federal Copyright Infringement Against Defendants PATRICK

MATTSON, STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5

TECHNOLOGIES, and DOES 1-10, Inclusive)

[17 U.S.C. 501(a)]

62.

Plaintiff hereby incorporates by reference each of the other

allegations set forth elsewhere in this First Amended Complaint as thought fully

set forth in this cause of action.

63.

Plaintiff is the exclusive owner of copyrights in and related to the

10

packaging of SPECK-branded CANDYSHELL products, among others,

11

having numerous registrations and applications relating to the same pending with

12

the United States Copyright Office.

13

64.

Defendants did not seek and failed to obtain Plaintiffs consent or

14

authorization to utilize, manufacture, reproduce, copy, display, prepare derivative

15

works, distribute, sell, transfer, rent, perform, and/or market packaging

16

embodying Plaintiffs Copyrights.

17

65.

Without permission, Defendants intentionally and knowingly

18

imported, reproduced, counterfeited, copied, displayed, and/or manufactured

19

Plaintiffs protected works by offering, advertising, promoting, retailing, selling,

20

and distributing counterfeit SPECK-branded CANDYSHELL products

21

contained within packaging which is at a minimum substantially similar to

22

Plaintiffs Copyrights.

23

66.

Defendants acts as alleged herein, constitute infringement of

24

Plaintiffs Copyrights, including Plaintiffs exclusive rights to reproduce,

25

distribute and/or sell such protected material.

26

67.

Defendants knowing and intentional copyright infringement as

27

alleged herein has caused and will continue to cause substantial and irreparable

28

harm to Plaintiff and has and will continue to cause damage to Plaintiff. Plaintiff
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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 17 of 21 Page ID #:153

is therefore entitled to injunctive relief, damages, Defendants profits, increased

damages, and reasonable attorneys fees and costs.

SIXTH CAUSE OF ACTION

(Federal Patent Infringement Against Defendants PATRICK MATTSON,

STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5 TECHNOLOGIES, and

DOES 1-10, Inclusive)

[35 U.S.C. 71]


68.

8
9
10

allegations set forth elsewhere in this First Amended Complaint as though fully
set forth in this cause of action.
69.

11
12

Plaintiff hereby incorporates by reference each of the other

Plaintiff is the owner of the federally registered utility patent with the

USPTO Registration No.: US 8,204,561 B2.


70.

13

Defendants have infringed and continue to infringe Plaintiffs Patent

14

by using, selling and/or offering to sell, in the United States and/or importing into

15

the United States, Counterfeit Goods which utilize Plaintiffs Patent. By their

16

conduct, Defendants have violated 35 U.S.C. 271 by direct infringement of

17

Plaintiffs Patent.
71.

18
19

On the basis allege, Defendants have gained profits by virtue of its

infringement of Plaintiffs Patent.


72.

20

As a direct and legal result of Defendants wrongful conduct,

21

Plaintiff has been and will be irreparably and permanently harmed; wherefore

22

Plaintiff is without an adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, Plaintiff is entitled

23

to, among other things, an order enjoining and restraining Defendants from further

24

engaging in the infringement of Plaintiffs Patent.


73.

25

Defendants infringement of Plaintiffs Patent is and has been willful.

26

Accordingly, Plaintiff is entitled to its monetary damages, in an amount to be

27

proven at trial, and award of treble damages, and its reasonable attorneys fees and

28

costs.
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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 18 of 21 Page ID #:154

REQUEST FOR RELIEF

1
2

WHEREFORE, Plaintiff SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN, LLC

hereby respectfully requests the following relief against Defendants PATRICK

MATTSON, STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC, MD5 TECHNOLOGIES,

and DOES 1-10, inclusive, and each of them as follows:

1. For an award of Defendants profits and Plaintiffs damages in an amount

to be proven at trial for trademark infringement under 15 U.S.C.

1114(a);

2. For an award of Defendants profits and Plaintiffs damages in an amount

10

to be proven at trial for false designation of origin and unfair competition

11

under 15 U.S.C. 1125(a);

12

3. For an award of Defendants profits and Plaintiffs damages in an amount

13

to be proven at trial for trademark dilution under 15 U.S.C. 1125(c);

14

4. For treble damages suffered by Plaintiff as a result of the willful and

15

intentional infringements and acts of counterfeiting engaged in by

16

Defendants, under 15 U.S.C. 1117(b);

17

5. In the alternative to actual damages and Defendants profits for the

18

infringement and counterfeiting of Plaintiffs trademarks pursuant to the

19

Lanham Act, for statutory damages pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1117(c),

20

which election Plaintiff will make prior to the rendering of final

21

judgment;

22
23
24
25

6. For $2,000,000 per counterfeit mark, per type of goods sold, offered for
sale, or distributed under 15 U.S.C. 1117(c)(2);
7. For an award of Defendants profits and Plaintiffs damages in an amount
to be proven at trial for copyright infringement under 17 U.S.C. 501(a);

26

8. In the alternative to actual damages and Defendants profits pursuant to

27

17 U.S.C. 504(b), for statutory damages pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 504(c),

28

which election Plaintiff will make prior to the rendering of final


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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 19 of 21 Page ID #:155

judgment;

9. For $150,000 per work under 17 U.S.C. 504(c)(2);

10.For restitution in an amount to be proven at trial for unfair, fraudulent

and illegal business practices under Business and Professions Code

17200;

11.For damages to be proven at trial for common law unfair competition;

12.For an injunction by this Court prohibiting Defendants from engaging or

continuing to engage in the unlawful, unfair, or fraudulent business acts

or practices described herein, including the advertising and/or dealing in

10

any Counterfeit Goods; the unauthorized use of any mark, copyright or

11

other intellectual property right of Plaintiff; acts of trademark

12

infringement or dilution; acts of copyright infringement; false designation

13

of origin; unfair competition; patent infringement; and any other act in

14

derogation of Plaintiffs rights;

15

13.For an order from the Court requiring that Defendants provide complete

16

accountings and for equitable relief, including that Defendants disgorge

17

and return or pay their ill-gotten gains obtained from the illegal

18

transactions entered into and or pay restitution, including the amount of

19

monies that should have been paid if Defendants complied with their

20

legal obligations, or as equity requires;

21

14.For an order from the Court that an asset freeze or constructive trust be

22

imposed over all monies and profits in Defendants possession which

23

rightfully belong to Plaintiff;

24
25

15.For destruction of the infringing articles in Defendants possession under


15 U.S.C. 1118 and 17 U.S.C. 503;

26

16.An order and judgment preliminary and permanently enjoining

27

Defendants and their officers, directors, agents, servants, employees,

28

affiliates, attorneys, and all others acting in privity or in concert with


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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 20 of 21 Page ID #:156

them, and their parents, subsidiaries, divisions, successors and assigns

from further acts of infringement of Plaintiffs Patent;

17.For an award of Plaintiffs damages and Defendants profits adequate to

compensate Plaintiff for Defendants infringement of Plaintiffs Patent,

and in no event less than a reasonable royalty for Defendants acts of

infringement, including all pre-judgment and post-judgment interest as

the maximum rate permitted by law;

18.For an award of all damages, including treble damages, based on any

infringement found to be willful, pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284, together

10
11
12

with prejudgment interest;


19.For an award of all profits, pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 289 together with
prejudgment interest;

13

20.For damages in an amount to be proven at trial for unjust enrichment;

14

21.For an award of exemplary or punitive damages in an amount to be

15

determined by the Court;

16

22.For Plaintiffs reasonable attorneys fees;

17

23.For all costs of suit; and

18

24.For such other and further relief as the Court may deem just and

19

equitable.

20

DATED: November 25, 2014

JOHNSON & PHAM, LLP

21
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24

By: __/s/Marcus F. Chaney__________


Marcus F. Chaney, Esq.
Attorneys for Plaintiff
SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN,
LLC d/b/a SPECK PRODUCTS

25
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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29 Filed 11/25/14 Page 21 of 21 Page ID #:157

DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL

1
2

Plaintiff SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN, LLC, dba SPECK

PRODUCTS, respectfully demands a trial by jury in this action pursuant to Local

Rule 38-1.

DATED: November 25, 2014

JOHNSON & PHAM, LLP

6
7
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By: __/s/Marcus F. Chaney__________


Marcus F. Chaney, Esq.
Attorneys for Plaintiff
SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN,
LLC d/b/a SPECK PRODUCTS

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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 1 of 25 Page ID #:158

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Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 3 of 25 Page ID #:160

Exhibit B

Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 4 of 25 Page ID #:161

Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 5 of 25 Page ID #:162

Exhibit C

Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 6 of 25 Page ID #:163

Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 7 of 25 Page ID #:164

Exhibit D

Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 8 of 25 Page ID #:165

Case 2:14-cv-06465-ODW-PLA Document 29-1 Filed 11/25/14 Page 9 of 25 Page ID #:166

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ltebrdlmrccrivccxtcdnrshcllofdl'prcscotisv@0oob!!

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low cocfficicntofllictior1 Tbis alloNs th! dcviccro cosily bc


$lirpral h llod our of poEkcc catily wi$oul bccdt{ng
ollscLld or wi$oul Ercxt rcsist&le.lo clolhjoE EDleri!|s. r1
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rrujor coElhiql.lioE cuErtrl (,'lilstc@criu q.lsc usJrs.

lho c.se lmgl! by lbc ltlccnl iuvcrtioD br's trn inlcrior


Tbis lpplication i5 0 coMINUAIoN of u.s. pltctrt
Dppticali;; Scr, No. U.,lf6,?69, lllq.d f.cb, 6 | 200r, ll.!; cD!- cla onc;c lortior lh!l. Frovid6.shork Prclecliod for lhc
r0 da'icc f|!D1 d'ofFr.E8; ljrls' or olhcr iftlnta TlL i!te'io'
d;b of which is iDcolronltb l"r"ir ry

'ILOIMCAI- lil|jLD

OF TIIE

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INVLN]ION

o c{rsurcs thc dcvicc ond thD tasc Jit


q$c is ! singlc pictc ossetbly,
Io lhollc DEd fcEI6
IIID cre b!3 0 vcry Eolid mnorcliotl
lalrcErly hilh quDlily ud li8lnvciShl
\{lul mokcs lLdr cascdiJlcrc[l ie lhcgcollclry !!der!u_

clustoncdc loaion

rogerlrlrrviu !o

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guire us tho

lo

1tc prEstlr iqvcotloE rluca $inoElly ro llldbrld Eobilu


elect$iic drviujr. sucll I|J{ pcr:onaldicitol ossislopl, ccllu. 15
Ior rdlcplouq lab top compirtcn nr poiobl rliBitr Ercdh frcluritrgofthecsre Thcc](lcliorhltJdsll!:llnsd ic lorucd to
lil lhc tlq.jrc cl0$sly wilh n lnnqll olTFet lmn tho dcviccs
plryv.
ttlorc 4ccifiirlly llie pnscoi iouurion nlotcs ro a
'arulriph+oopincnr
pnxrcLivi: crsc for mobilc qlc{trcnic curlsca T[c cxlsrior hard sllcli rJls lJotlnd Lha cd8cf oltltc
du'icc it is lbrmd for. lo lllow *rc 6hcll to bc ablc lo bc
dEviar,
:o lDo olcd on d$ devlcc tllc corluls ot lhc blJtl Ehcll all, cur
BACKCIROIJND OF 1'I IJi IIWENIION
opus- Tlis alloivs coc)r sidqf,all 10 fls ovty whc! ! d$,ie is
i'$cncd srd snlr bnEL orcc ir iE io CocllTtDuEiflc r+nr
nr th'E crs is rhnl 6c elndomeriE malrdd ls formud in

Tlcru ilro m!$y sJscs for lEndheld elcclrloic dcviccs.


]l'ry tall iolD fuu! Elin crlssedcr F:hstolrutidtublcr
ekirs, llJd plarric rhilk, cu! lld sLN $rlctidls lld cobilItjori of fte5c, In gcncn l lbRclaslomcd!crscs llc ! tiodc
ski! wUc!, blx[usc ofttc flcxjhle lBlurE ofdru nulcd0l, m!
uu\ily hc sucrched ovu' tlc devico rnd dlfr oncc illndlql
collorm closely tu tI(. sbq,o ol Uo qcvicc, Tle rubtsry
rrurcriul trrD pr$vidclcry EDorl $o!krEiiellucu. ll)c do$'lsidc offtesc rypcq ofc,acr ii lbal &c dlnorcric llllerial lns
a lriglr ! .ftED friclon scmcilat. tt!-c lruJils fiis ryFc oI
crse dilficuk lu

righl

!llE!

Uru!rlcriorhlrd!!cll nn tll! inlcriorof tllEcncrior


hud slcl, thu cl!!loolL=lE ltilluri!l lllls ir Utc goF ctd(cd ol
ibe corqcrs ollbc srtcdor hdrd $cl) L rll'iw dic Ldrd r[cl to
uddillon lo

Ilcx for!]0untioB, Tlc chsllE ric roalcriul is Frovidcd inl-hls


loEr!ion tc.auu it hll! mucl, gE1rlst inlcrcrt fl$db:liry t0n
lhc trhrlic Drnul lollic cxlcdor blral shull !!d it slilctcs
sulEuicntly to .rlLrw drc sirlc*nlls ofdrc qlctior hard shcu 10
eljll IL* r]ray on mourtilg.Thk cl(stcsa olc..pic'cc c[scdrol
wtats orDuld !phoru oro rumobilc clectronic dcvicc crto
on l,ollllrg Dod plsvcds difl md Ruid! fmo cnrcrioE whur'
cvlr bossible. 'l be clD5toharic lincrolso can bo ftmcd olEr
uru b'r:ttDns 0n thc drouu whufti! u us!.simply pirrll5 rbE
clnnofteric linErmrEr!nndils lo ll)c Iloaioo of Gc mb;lc
cbcrNDlc dLryhc lnput dlol lrdcsircd.

io Dsd rEeovc liom pockcGltodolhci


is r devicc ltul oncre llerery

th@. Whrris nrL{d

cft Lelirflrtricerrcwi$oul w hid]


slrlucc t iclior .ocllicicot mo$rs il morc cowcqil.Ilcc for

good stoElirlj3;Irunccofu n

Ijhrd lloltic rlulls norDouy Bro Ennui0ctlfcd lls roorc


ElnonBplecelosllow tlEdevircl0 Flideinln thcc4qcfu loru
y,ill a0
bElDgcloscd jo\r,jlhrsEcoEdlrypllts,Additiunrllythcf
oftco llrvc s lilcr ofclllromcric Eulfdul, Nhldr h!l!s Io
cuslion te iLvicc. Tb! .r! bo co-mold.d, Irlo cldy
sluclEd nrlloaliog rrith thc ne*:fibly. Cul nad S!"w ce{:s &c
soEtlllly d0dD lloh flli rto![ matcrid, wL]cfi k cut jrlo
lalrenls uod 0rs!!L'wtriDlo u Elups lbrllhc dLaie co! ilido rr
futo.'ftc dcaicc lE dl,n llcld iD lluuo, by friclion or ll dlrnl of
soEc fDrE.'l-hc downsids !o ttlsc dcviccs isrhut it clln bc
difrlulr ro lulchcd u dr{ic{ to ! rigiLl c$e, or+hrfli n casc
hls D sEcoodrry llEcc for $jcurlng s &vicc, it cln !&i bull Io
d'cmmbinndon oldrc dcvlcD qrd cIrE mnkitrg it imtnctic0l, l0
AdditioEllt Ur! nni ullcur! ofcarc'! which uc rlqul$tl to
bc cul uod sc\rh togcthcr gIthdy hclcurcs cosl wh!( is
lll.dlxl G a trrEu tLat combinut bor! lad slcli cEscs oDd
closluEcric E criul! llr ii clry lo Floducc ald ruqulrEs

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TIrc srrompDnyhg dD$in8s, whjc! &c ircorloFlcd
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delicllo!

Dod unor

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illills io rc crt co(llerg ofthc'etlertll hrd 5Ic1l hyq;


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ol thc pnrcor lnvmdon slrnvi!8 rhu dcrcnl cr!-lllcd by *t!
inner cl0nancric ldyF lor sccudsg ! dsvice in ro c!sc;
yls of a budlcld dcvicc
$lO, r :s ll lop
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ciro vhctc is filh i-o lhr cul comels oI l! cKcrnll L0td shcll
hycr !!dllllsddilionll I orBo cllstoDc[ic ovcrltnd tor sccirn
whcrc

'[tu llrtlrn! illvclrtion is un implowncn! Dwr Oe exigllng


ldg o dcvic!;
flscs bc{ausc il coEbioL.s ll:bcstfEaNftcoIbolhb dcusu! 6!
l;l(1, { iF sl:cLiooul vi!w oIUe pmlEclivc c!5c Ltftlc pt!tctr
pln,
hN'cndo! slowi!8 tlru )urEc closloEctic ovsbrnd for s8!ur'
and thc duroEcriE 6cc \vhjlc tr-ilB ooly r siEsic
iog r duYicli
which i5 lJrdicrlt,lrly uscfbl fro@ i cnnsus]cr vicrvpo_lll lte
ljlc.5 is n pc$pLYlivc vlc? of thc FtDtrttivc c05c oflhc
nrcscor iovcrdon pmvldcr s hld prulcclivc cxlcrior sLtcil,
'Ilir hld Frutccdvc cxlljrior slrEll allow3 $c dcvlcr muxlniE.icD! Invcnrion brfurc dsviEc ir su-Un:] dluI[in;
llC. 6 is Il pc!I!!'cdvlt vjcw ollhc Irutuclivc clls(tlllucbcd
rDuE luolcclio lrom idpacrs wiur slurp Dljclli ]!e bllfd d,
lo a sompls dcvic! shorv'irg &c dclcol crslcd by lbc iolcr
Fml{cdvccxlcdorrbcllEjD cs UicnnirholsEislirgphoncr,
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tbe prescot ilvudlloll iE dcllncd oDly by dle qrlcldcd
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'I]uiDvllriouwi tunv lcdescriLdwitl rEfun:!!! to
dcvicE 19 rruy hc irclirdLrlindclrDtcrLivc cnsc 10 so th[t o
dcvfuc vro!ld bc slippEd uldcr ord sc.urd lbcrcby si{r sod)o
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loro ofudd$c{l o! lbc olpo6itc c[d NbucrEoldcd'r.nto drc
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15 cncmalbrd ltull luycrl? or dlc iElcr Ehsloduric hycr 1:l.
lNoDrl ilterior cluslu![cric l!y!'r t3. II0 [Nl lrftmli
As slllv! h lilcs.3 !nds, tu (lcraEl]r&dsllulllryL"rlz
shcll Isycr 12 $nd r sccold inlcdor closl!!rcric Inyc.13
dcfrlcs r fucd ovity 22 finedto chsp ooto q device 19 3!d
coDbiuLal ro iodllaldcady ![!ch lo r hnldllu)d drvlcE
ircorForqcs s dErolr 20 ro Fosurc a EsuB 0!d eci.ue iil, Thc
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ovcr dsyice bu[ons, l]Eccsriihlc ll10rEh hol':3 h 6c !ord
plolr)ctivc
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18 0nd 26. This
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devicc lD0ximum l'rorcrtio! hrn imltlcls wilh sfilrp
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pbolcr, lvlF3/4 lluyeF, nld orlfi,'rnobllc clcluodc dcviccl.
f0ctudDg oI Uc (nse 1le frelall hlnl sltll Joyq Iz i3
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rr,-lllu q(t|5!!l hurd rlrcll Inyer13 otllc !rcscll 'ravc[liDE dr! cdScs ofu dsvicc I9 il i5 forEsd Ior. To dlow toq(lcra[l
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lrsrd slcll ldlcr 12 to be ablc ro b! motrlcd Dn ! dsviEc 1.9 lbc
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cblmicll boadi.Dg, haoLi!& liaqt u!-JLed cllcmiclk
shcll lqtr12.'1!c illcrchslosrctic bycrl3 Ellt itrdc80Fs
oiher mErD! lsow IIl tle 0t1 a{rich pontrllnl.r ly lltdch
crcotcd !t the .oEetl 23 ollbe e cmll hlrd shall llyer U lo
crEmll
rliu l0ycr 12 to lhc llilarior ehsioE{:rjc
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'Ilc i!!cl cllsoEcriE loycr 13 ls lFvidcd i! lhi! lscrtis[
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jrlcrior
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PROOF OF SERVICE

I am a resident of the State of California, over the age of eighteen years, and
not a party to the within action. My business address is Johnson & Pham, LLP,
6355 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Suite 326, Woodland Hills, California 91367. On
November 25, 2014, I served the within document(s):

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FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES AND


DECLARATORY RELIEF

FACSIMILE - by transmitting via facsimile the document(s) listed


above to the fax number(s) set forth on the attached Telecommunications Cover
Page(s) on this date before 5:00 p.m.

MAIL - by causing the document(s) listed above to be placed in a


sealed envelope with postage thereon fully prepaid, in the United States mail at
Woodland Hills, California addressed as set forth below.

PERSONAL SERVICE - by personally delivering the document(s)


listed above to the person(s) at the address(es) set forth below.

OVERNIGHT COURIER - by placing the document(s) listed above


in a sealed envelope with shipping prepaid, and depositing in a collection box for
next day delivery to the person(s) at the address(es) set forth below via UNITED
PARCEL SERVICE.

BY E-MAIL/ELECTRONIC DELIVERY - by causing such


document(s) to be transmitted by electronic mail transmission to the appropriate
electronic mail address(es) set forth below.
Marina L. Lang, Esq.
mlang@socalip.com
SoCal IP Law Group, LLP
310 N. Westlake Blvd., Suite 120
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone: (805) 230-1350
Fax: (805) 230-1355

STU DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, LLC


6803 Preston Rd., Suite 138
Frisco, TX 75034
MD5 TECHNOLOGIES
6803 Preston Rd., Suite 138
Frisco, TX 75034

Attorneys for Defendant


PATRICK MATTSON
I declare that I am a member of the bar of this court.
Executed on November 25, 2014, at Woodland Hills, California.
By: __/s/Marcus F. Chaney__________
Marcus F. Chaney

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