Case Details

CourtEastern District of Virginia
Docket number1:17-cv-00970
Date case filed2017-08-29
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toDistrict Judge Leonie M. Brinkema
Case cause15:1051 Trademark Infringement
Nature of suit840 Trademark
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Volkswagen AG
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Daniel Yonan
Attorney Contact:
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC
1100 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-772-8899
Fax: 202-371-2600
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Monica Riva Talley
Attorney Contact:
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP
901 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413
(202) 408-4000
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Audi AG
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Daniel Yonan
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Monica Riva Talley
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Daniel Yonan
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Monica Riva Talley
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Unincorporated Associations
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 09/25/2017
Party: Syed Iqbal
Party type: Defendant
Party: Marshall King
Party type: Defendant
Party: David Seal
Party type: Defendant
Party: Peter Spera
Party type: Defendant
Party: Sai Wai Lam
Party type: Defendant
Party: Ehsan Shareeff
Party type: Defendant
Party: Jeffrey Carwile
Party type: Defendant
Party: Shariq Syed
Party type: Defendant
Party: Said Awad
Party type: Defendant
Party: Jason Li
Party type: Defendant
Party: Randal Weiland
Party type: Defendant
Party: Saood Abbasi
Party type: Defendant
Party: Kashif Islam
Party type: Defendant
Party: Ben Suidman
Party type: Defendant
Party: Dimo Karaboyukov
Party type: Defendant
Party: Peppa Li
Party type: Defendant

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12017-08-29 COMPLAINT against Unincorporated Associations ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0422-5687663.), filed by Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(dvanm, ) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
22017-08-29 Report on the filing or determination of an action. (Attachments: # 1 Report 2, # 2 Report 3, # 3 Report 4)(dvanm, ) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
32017-09-01 MOTION to Seal by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
42017-09-01 Memorandum in Support re 3 MOTION to Seal filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
52017-09-01 Notice of Filing Sealing Motion LCvR5(C) by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. re 3 MOTION to Seal (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
62017-09-01 Waiver of re 3 MOTION to Seal Waiver of Hearing by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
72017-09-01 Attachment/Exhibit(s) re 1 Complaint,. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 3, # 2 Exhibit 4, # 3 Exhibit 5 (1 of 3), # 4 Exhibit 5 (2 of 3), # 5 Exhibit 5 (3 of 3), # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8)(Yonan, Daniel) Modified on 9/19/2017 to unseal as directed DE# 19 Order (gwalk, ). (Entered: 09/01/2017)
82017-09-01 Ex Parte MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Yonan, Daniel) Modified text on 9/5/2017 (klau, ). (Entered: 09/01/2017)
92017-09-01 Memorandum in Support re 8 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order . (Yonan, Daniel) Modified on 9/19/2017 to unseal as directed DE# 19 Order (gwalk, ). (Entered: 09/01/2017)
102017-09-01 Waiver of re 8 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order Waiver of Hearing by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
112017-09-05 ORDER granting 3 Motion to Seal, ORDERED that once the temporary restraining order ha been served on the relevant parties and the requested actions taken, Plaintiffs shall move to unseal these documents. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 9/5/17. (klau, ) (Entered: 09/06/2017)
122017-09-05 ORDER granting 8 Motion for TRO, ORDERED that PayPal shall immediately freeze all PayPal accounts associated with Defendants and the email accounts identified in Schedule A to the Verified Complaint and restrain and enjoin from transfer any monies held in such accounts until further ordered by this Court ------ (see order for details). Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 9/5/17. (klau, ) (Entered: 09/06/2017)
132017-09-15 NOTICE of Appearance by Monica Riva Talley on behalf of Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Talley, Monica) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
142017-09-15 Motion to appear Pro Hac Vice by Daniel S. Block and Certification of Local Counsel Daniel E. Yonan Filing fee $ 75, receipt number 0422-5714901. by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
152017-09-15 MOTION to Unseal Document 7 Sealed Attachment/Exhibit(s) filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., 9 Sealed Memorandum in Support filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
162017-09-15 Memorandum in Support re 15 MOTION to Unseal Document 7 Sealed Attachment/Exhibit(s) filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., 9 Sealed Memorandum in Support filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
172017-09-15 Waiver of re 15 MOTION to Unseal Document 7 Sealed Attachment/Exhibit(s) filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., 9 Sealed Memorandum in Support filed by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
182017-09-15 Proposed Summons by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Summons, # 2 Proposed Summons, # 3 Proposed Summons, # 4 Proposed Summons, # 5 Proposed Summons, # 6 Proposed Summons, # 7 Proposed Summons, # 8 Proposed Summons, # 9 Proposed Summons, # 10 Proposed Summons, # 11 Proposed Summons, # 12 Proposed Summons, # 13 Proposed Summons, # 14 Proposed Summons, # 15 Proposed Summons)(Yonan, Daniel) (Main Document 18 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 1 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 2 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 3 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 4 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 5 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 6 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 7 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 8 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 9 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 10 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 11 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 12 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 13 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 14 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Attachment 15 replaced on 9/18/2017) (klau, ). (Entered: 09/15/2017)
192017-09-15 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Motion shall be, and hereby is, granted; and it is further ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court shall unseal (I) Schedule A to the Complaint, (2) Exhibits 3 and 4 to the Complaint, (3) Exhibits 5 and 6 to the Complaint, (4) Exhibits 7 and 8 to the Complaint, and (5) Plaintiffs memorandum of law in support of its ex parte motion for a temporary restraining order including temporary asset restraint and expedited discovery. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 9/15/17. (gwalk, ) (Entered: 09/18/2017)
202017-09-19 ORDER granting 14 Motion for Pro hac vice by Daniel S. Block. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 9/19/17. (gwalk, ) (Entered: 09/19/2017)
212017-09-25 FIRST AMENDED VERIFIED COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8)(Yonan, Daniel) Modified text on 9/26/2017 (klau, ). (Entered: 09/25/2017)
222017-09-25 Financial Interest Disclosure Statement (Local Rule 7.1) by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/25/2017)
232017-09-25 CERTIFICATE of Service re 21 Amended Complaint, 22 Financial Disclosure Statement by Daniel Yonan on behalf of All Plaintiffs (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/25/2017)
242017-09-25 Proposed Summons re 21 Amended Complaint, by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Summons - King, # 2 Summons - Seal, # 3 Summons - Spera, # 4 Summons - Lam, # 5 Summons - Shareef, # 6 Summons - Carwile, # 7 Summons - Syed, # 8 Summons - Awad, # 9 Summons - J Li, # 10 Summons - Weiland, # 11 Summons - Abbasi, # 12 Summons - Islam, # 13 Summons - Suidman, # 14 Summons - Karaboyukov, # 15 Summons - P Li)(Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/25/2017)
252017-09-26 CERTIFICATE of Service re 21 Amended Complaint, 22 Financial Disclosure Statement by Daniel Yonan on behalf of All Plaintiffs (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 09/26/2017)
262017-09-27 Summons Issued for Amended Complaint for service by SPS as to Saood Abbasi, Said Awad, Jeffrey Carwile, Syed Iqbal, Kashif Islam, Dimo Karaboyukov, Marshall King, Sai Wai Lam, Jason Li, Peppa Li, David Seal, Ehsan Shareeff, Peter Spera, Ben Suidman, Shariq Syed, Randal Weiland. NOTICE TO ATTORNEY: Print out two electronically issued summons and one copy of the attachments for each defendant to be served with the original complaint and Amended Complaint. (Attachments: # 1 Notice to Attorney)(klau, ) (Entered: 09/27/2017)
272017-10-18 Affidavit of Service Returned Executed as to Dimo Karaboyukov served on 10/5/2017, answer due 10/26/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Letter)(klau, ) (Entered: 10/19/2017)
282017-11-01 ORDER that plaintiffs immediately obtain an entry of default from the Clerk pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 55(a). ORDERED that promptly after obtaining the entry of default, plaintiffs file a motion for default judgment and an accompanying memorandum setting forth the factual and legal support for findings. ORDERED that plaintiffs file a Notice setting the hearing of the motion for default judgment for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017, before the magistrate judge to whom this action is referred---- (see order for details). Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 11/1/17. Copy mailed to defendant by chambers.(klau, ) (Entered: 11/01/2017)
292017-10-31 Affidavit of Service Returned Executed for amended complaint as to David Seal served on 10/16/2017, answer due 11/6/2017 (klau, ) (Entered: 11/02/2017)
302017-11-06 NOTICE by Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. re 28 Order,, (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 11/06/2017)
312017-11-06 CERTIFICATE of Service re 30 NOTICE by Daniel Yonan on behalf of All Plaintiffs (Yonan, Daniel) (Entered: 11/06/2017)
322017-11-06 ORDER that the Court's Order [Dkt. No. 28] be and is HELD IN ABEYANCE until November 20, 2017. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 11/6/17. (klau, ) (Entered: 11/06/2017)
332017-11-06 Affidavit of Service Returned Executed as to Said Awad served on 10/8/2017, answer due 10/30/2017 (klau, ) (Entered: 11/09/2017)