Realnetworks, Inc. et al v. DVD Copy Control Association, Inc. et al

Filing 8

MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND EX PARTE APPLICATION OF DEFENDANTS FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE: PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION filed by Disney Enterprises, Inc., Paramount Pictures Corp., Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit)(Lynch, Rebecca) (Filed on 10/3/2008)

Realnetworks, Inc. et al v. DVD Copy Control Association, Inc. et al Doc. 8 1 2 3 4 5 GLENN D. POMERANTZ (SBN 112503) Glenn. Pomerantz@mto.com BART H. WILLIAMS (SBN 134009) Bart. Williams@mto.com KELLY M. KLAUS (SBN 161091) Kelly. Klaus@mto.com M U N G E R , T O L L E S & O L S O N LLP 355 South Grand Avenue, Thirty-Fifth Floor Los A n g e l e s , C A 9 0 0 7 1 - 1 5 6 0 Tel: (213) 683-9100; Fax: (213) 687-3702 ROBERT H. ROTSTEIN (SBN 72452) rxr@mskcom ERIC J. GERMAN (SBN 224557) ejg@mskcom B E T S Y A. Z E D E K ( S B N 2 4 1 6 5 3 ) baz@mskcom MITCHELL SILBERBERG & KNUPP LLP 11377 West Olympic Boulevard L o s Angeles, C a l i f o r n i a 90064-1683 Tel: (310) 312-2000; Fax: (310) 312-3100 GREGORY P. GOECKNER (SBN 103693) gregory_goeckner@mpaa.org DANIEL E. ROBBINS (SBN 156934) dan_robbins@mpaa.org 15301 Ventura Boulevard, Building E Sherman Oaks, California 91403-3102 Tel: (818) 995-6600; Fax: (818) 285-4403 Attorneys for Defendants D I S N E Y E N T E R P R I S E S , INC., PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORP., TWENTIETH C E N T U R Y F O X FILM CORP., WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, INC UNITED STATES DISTRICT C O U R T 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 21 22 23 24 25 REALNETWORKS, INC. AND REALNETWORKS H O M E E N T E R T A I N M E N T , INC., Plaintiffs, vs. DVD C O P Y C O N T R O L A S S O C I A T I O N , INC., D I S N E Y E N T E R P R I S E S , INC., P A R A M O U N T P I C T U R E S CORP. S O N Y C A S E NO. C - 0 8 - 4 5 4 8 - H R L 26 27 PUBLIC REDACTED VERSION N O T I C E O F A P P L I C A T I O N AND E X PARTE A P P L I C A T I O N O F DEFENDANTS F O R T E M P O R A R Y R E S T R A I N I N G O R D E R AND O R D E R T O SHOW CAUSE RE: PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION 28 N O T I C E & APPL. O F D E F E N D A N T S F O R T R O A N D O R D E R T O SHOW CAUSE Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 P I C T U R E S E N T E R T A I N M E N T , INC., T W E N T I E T H C E N T U R Y F O X FILM CORP., N B C U N I V E R S A L , INC., W A R N E R BROS. E N T E R T A I N M E N T , I N C . , V I A C O M , INC. Defendants. II----------------l Date: N/A 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 N O T I C E & APPL. O F D E F E N D A N T S F O R T R O A N D O R D E R TO SHOW CAUSE 1 EX P A R T E APPLICATION Defendants Disney Enterprises, Inc., Paramount Pictures Corp., Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., and Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., (collectively, "the Studios,,)1 hereby apply e x p a r t e to this Court for: 2 3 4 5 1. A t e m p o r a r y r e s t r a i n i n g o r d e r ( " T R O " ) r e s t r a i n i n g and e n j o i n i n g P l a i n t i f f s 6 7 RealNetworks, Inc. and RealNetworks Home Entertainment, Inc. ("Real") and all o f their o f f i c e r s , agents, s e r v a n t s , e m p l o y e e s , a n d a t t o r n e y s , a n d t h o s e p e r s o n s in a c t i v e c o n c e r t o r p a r t i c i p a t i o n o r p r i v i t y w i t h a n y o f t h e m , from s e l l i n g , o f f e r i n g , m a r k e t i n g o r o t h e r w i s e trafficking in the software product known as ReaIDVD, or any product with substantially similar functionality. 8 9 10 11 2. A n o r d e r t o s h o w c a u s e w h y a p r e l i m i n a r y i n j u n c t i o n , a g a i n s t t h e same p e r s o n s 12 13 14 and restraining the same activities, should not issue. T h i s a p p l i c a t i o n h a s a l r e a d y b e e n f u l l y b r i e f e d . T h e S t u d i o s filed a n i d e n t i c a l E x P a r t e A p p l i c a t i o n in t h e C e n t r a l D i s t r i c t o f C a l i f o r n i a o n S e p t e m b e r 30, 2 0 0 8 , t h e s a m e d a y o n w h i c h they filed their Complaint For Violation O f Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 1201, Et Seq. And For Breach o f Contract against Real. The Central District action was assigned to the Honorable S. James Otero as Case No. CV08-06412 SJO AJWx. T h e S t u d i o s p r o v i d e d n o t i c e t o t h e P l a i n t i f f s last w e e k t h a t t h e y w o u l d b e s e e k i n g a T R O in the Central District. The Application was then fully briefed over the past week. Today, Judge Otero issued an Order Transferring Action to the Northern District o f California, which is attached to the non-confidential version o f this Application as Exhibit 11. He did not issue a decision on the Studios' application for a temporary restraining order. The Studios are thus re-filing their application and supporting papers in this Court along with the opposition brief, declarations, and supporting papers filed by Plaintiffs. The Studios submit that this Application can and should be immediately ruled upon. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 I Universal City Studios Productions LLLP, Sony Pictures Television Inc. and Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. will be seeking to j o i n this TRO application and the counterclaim filed herewith as p r o m p t l y as p o s s i b l e . 1 N O T I C E & APPL. O F D E F E N D A N T S F O R T R O A N D O R D E R T O S H O W CAUSE 1 2 G o o d c a u s e e x i s t s for t h e f o r e g o i n g O r d e r . A s s e t forth i n t h e a c c o m p a n y i n g M e m o r a n d u m o f P o i n t s a n d A u t h o r i t i e s a n d s u p p o r t i n g p a p e r s f i l e d h e r e w i t h , R e a l is v i o l a t i n g a n d w i l l c o n t i n u e t o v i o l a t e 17 U . S . C . 1 2 0 1 , e t s e q . , b y m a n u f a c t u r i n g , o f f e r i n g t o t h e p u b l i c , providing, o r otherwise trafficking in a software p r o d u c t entitled " R e a I D V D . " RealDVD (a) is p r i m a r i l y d e s i g n e d a n d p r o d u c e d , ( b ) is m a r k e t e d b y R e a l a n d ( c ) h a s n o c o m m e r c i a l l y s i g n i f i c a n t use o t h e r than t o c i r c u m v e n t t h e C o n t e n t S c r a m b l e S y s t e m t e c h n o l o g y t h a t c o n t r o l s a c c e s s t o a n d c o p y i n g o f the S t u d i o s ' c o p y r i g h t e d w o r k s w h e n t h o s e w o r k s are e n c r y p t e d o n t o DVDs. As f u r t h e r set f o r t h i n t h e S t u d i o s ' M e m o r a n d u m o f P o i n t s a n d A u t h o r i t i e s a n d s u p p o r t i n g p a p e r s , R e a l ' s c o n d u c t is c a u s i n g a n d u n l e s s r e s t r a i n e d w i l l c o n t i n u e t o c a u s e i m m e d i a t e a n d i r r e p a r a b l e h a r m t o t h e Studios, i n c l u d i n g t o t h e i r D V D r e n t a l a n d sale m a r k e t s , a n d t o m a n y o t h e r y o u n g a n d d e v e l o p i n g m a r k e t s f o r t h e d i s t r i b u t i o n o f P l a i n t i f f s ' w o r k s i n digital f o n n a t . Further, R e a l will s u f f e r no c o g n i z a b l e h a r d s h i p i n w a i t i n g f o r t h e v e r y b r i e f p e r i o d u n t i l a p r e l i m i n a r y i n j u n c t i o n m o t i o n c a n b e b r i e f e d i s real a n d i m m e d i a t e . T h i s A p p l i c a t i o n is b a s e d o n t h e f o l l o w i n g p l e a d i n g s filed i n t h e C e n t r a l D i s t r i c t o f C a l i f o r n i a a n d a t t a c h e d t o t h e n o n - c o n f i d e n t i a l v e r s i o n o f this E x P a r t e A p p l i c a t i o n : the M e m o r a n d u m o f Points a n d Authorities (Exh. 1); the Declarations o f G l e n n D. P o m e r a n t z ( " P o m e r a n t z D e c l . " ) ( E x h . 2), A l a n B e l l ( " B e l l D e c l . " ) ( E x h . 3), M i c h a e l D u n n ( " D u n n D e c l . " ) (Exh. 4), J o h n P. J. Kelly ( " K e l l y Decl.") (Exh. 5) and in Support o f the S t u d i o s ' Application for Temporary Restraining O r d e r and O r d e r t o S h o w Cause Re: Preliminary Injunction; the S t u d i o s ' Reply B r i e f I n Support o f Ex Parte A p p l i c a t i o n F o r TRO (Exh. 10). This Application is based a l s o o n t h e following p l e a d i n g s a t t a c h e d t o t h e confidential version o f t h i s E x Parte Application: the confidential v e r s i o n o f the M e m o r a n d u m o f P o i n t s a n d A u t h o r i t i e s a n d t h e confidential v e r s i o n o f t h e D e c l a r a t i o n o f G l e n n D. P o m e r a n t z . Also attached to the non-confidential version o f this E x Parte Application are R e a l ' s opposition papers a n d supporting declarations: R e a l ' s O p p o s i t i o n t o t h e S t u d i o s ' E x Parte Application for a T R O (Exh. 6); the Declarations o f Jacqueline Lang (Exh. 7), Jeffrey Buzzard (Exh. 8), and Gordon Klein (Exh. 9) In S u p p o r t o f R e a l ' s Opposition to the S t u d i o s ' E x Parte Application F o r A TRO. 2 N O T I C E & APPL. O F P L A I N T I F F S F O R T R O A N D O R D E R T O SHOW C A U S E 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 I n a d d i t i o n t o t h e n o t i c e p r o v i d e d t o Plaintiffs o f t h e p r o c e e d i n g s in t h e Central D i s t r i c t o f California, t h i s m o r n i n g t h e S t u d i o s p r o v i d e d written n o t i c e o f t h i s A p p l i c a t i o n , v i a e - m a i l a n d fax to the following addressees: J a m e s A. D i B o i s e W i l s o n Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati O n e M a r k e t Street S p e a r Tower, Suite 3300 San Francisco, California 9 4 1 0 5 - 1 1 2 6 jdiboise@wsgr.com Tel: (415) 947-2114 Facsimile: (415) 947-2099 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 See Pomerantz Decl. ~ 2 & Exs. A & D. T h i s A p p l i c a t i o n a n d all a c c o m p a n y i n g p a p e r s h a v e b e e n s e r v e d b y e - m a i l a n d f a x o n c o u n s e l for t h e D e f e n d a n t s . 11 12 13 14 15 16 DATED: October 3, 2008 M U N G E R , T O L L E S & O L S O N LLP M I T C H E L L S I L B E R B E R G & KNUPP L L P GREGORYP.GOECKNER DA N IEL E. ROBBINS By: /s/ G L E N N D. P O M E R A N T Z Attorneys for Plaintiffs 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 N O T I C E & APPL. O F P L A I N T I F F S F O R T R O A N D O R D E R T O SHOW CAUSE