Cree Wins Permanent Injunction: Cree, Inc. v. LEDwise Technology, Inc. et al

05-25-2017 – Cree wins a permanent injunction against Modocholic Autowerks,     Inc. and Edmond Wailam Leung.

 

Case 8:16-cv-02279-AG-DFM Document 37 Filed 05/17/17 Page 1 of 3 Page ID #:206

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  1. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
  2. CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
  3. SOUTHERN DIVISION

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14Case No.: 8:16-cv-02279 AG (DFMx)

15[PERMANENT INJUNCTIONXXXXXXXXXXPROPOSED]

16AGAINST MODOCHOLIC AUTOWERKS, DEFENDANTS

17INC. AND EDMOND WAILAM LEUNG AND DISMISSAL, WITH

    18PREJUDICE    [32]

19Honorable Judge Andrew J. Guilford

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The Court, pursuant to the Stipulation for Entry of Permanent Injunction and

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Dismissal, between Plaintiff Cree, Inc. (“Plaintiff”), on the one hand, and

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    Defendants     Modocholic     Autowerks,     Inc.     and     Edmond     Wailam     Leung

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(“Defendants“), on the other hand, hereby ORDERS, ADJUDICATES and

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DECREES that a permanent injunction shall be and hereby is entered against

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Defendants as follows:

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Case 8:16-cv-02279-AG-DFM Document 37 Filed 05/17/17 Page 2 of 3 Page ID #:207

 

         1.     PERMANENT INJUNCTION. Defendants and any person or entity

acting in concert with, or at their direction, including any and all agents, servants, employees, partners, assignees, distributors, suppliers, resellers and any others over which they may exercise control, are hereby restrained and enjoined, pursuant to

15 United States Code (“U.S.C.”) §1116(a), from engaging in, directly or indirectly, or authorizing or assisting any third party to engage in, any of the following activities:

(i) copying, manufacturing, importing, exporting, purchasing, marketing, advertising, offering for sale, selling, receiving, storing, fulfilling, distributing or dealing in any product or service that uses, or otherwise makes any use of, any of Plaintiffs’ intellectual properties, including but not limited to, the CREE® word and design trademarks (Reg. Nos. 2,440,530; 2,452,761; 3,935,628; 3,935,629; 3,938,970; 4,026,756; 3,935,630; 3,935,631; 3,938,971; 2,922,689;

3,998,141; 3,998,142; 4,233,855; 4,234,124; 4,641,937; 4,597,310; 4,597,311; 4,767,107; 4,771,402; 4,787,288), CREE LEDS® word and design trademarks (Reg. Nos. 3,360,315; 4,558,924), CREE LED LIGHT® word and design trademarks (Reg. No. 3,327,299), CREE LED LIGHTING® word and design trademarks (Reg. Nos. 3,891,756; 3,891,765), CREE LED LIGHTING SOLUTIONS® word and design trademarks (Reg. No. 3,526,887), CREE TRUEWHITE® word and design trademarks (Reg. Nos. 4,029,469; 4,091,530), CREE TRUEWHITE TECHNOLOGY® word and design trademarks (Reg.

Nos. 4,286,398; 4,099,381), and the XM-L™ word mark (Serial No. 87218890) currently pending registration with the USPTO and collectively affixed to

Plaintiff’s Complaint for Damages as Exhibits A EE (ECF Dkt. 1, ¶40, Pages 8-

13) (collectively, “Plaintiff’s Intellectual Properties”);

    (ii)     using,     advertising     or     displaying     Plaintiff’s     Intellectual Properties to suggest that non-genuine CREE LEDs and/or LED lighting products, including but not limited to automotive LED bulbs and related lighting products,

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Case 8:16-cv-02279-AG-DFM Document 37 Filed 05/17/17 Page 3 of 3 Page ID #:208

1 have been manufactured, sponsored or endorsed by Plaintiff or an authorized 2 licensee of Plaintiff; and/or

  1. (iii)     owning or controlling any Internet domain name, website or
  2. auction website account or ID that uses any of Plaintiff‘s Intellectual Properties in 5    advertising.

6 2. This Permanent Injunction shall be deemed to have been served upon 7 Defendants at the time of its execution by the Court.

8 3. The Court finds there is no just reason for delay in entering this 9 Permanent Injunction against Defendants, and the Court directs immediate entry of 10 this Permanent Injunction against Defendants.

  1. 4.    NO APPEALS AND CONTINUING JURISDICTION.    No

12 appeals shall be taken from this Permanent Injunction, and the parties waive all 13 rights to appeal. This Court expressly retains jurisdiction over this matter to 14 enforce any violation of the terms of this Permanent Injunction by Defendants.

  1. 5.    NO FEES AND COSTS. Each party shall bear its/his own attorneys’
  2. fees and costs incurred in this matter.
  3. 6.    DISMISSAL OF ACTION. Upon entry of this Permanent Injunction
  4. against Defendants, the case shall be dismissed, with prejudice, as to Defendants.

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  1. May IT IS SO ORDERED, ADJUDICATED and DECREED this ____ day of 17th
  2. April, 2017. XXXX

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  1. HON. ANDREW J. GUILFORD
  2. United States District Judge

    Central District of California

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