Goes International, AB v. Dodur Ltd. et al

Filing 116

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Order to Show Cause Hearing set for 3/9/2017 09:30 AM. The attached order sets a hearing on 3/9/2017 at 9:30 a.m. (as opposed to the previously scheduled 11:00 hearing) for Dodur to show cause why it has not responded to the co urt's discovery order and why it has not named new counsel to represent it. The order authorizes telephone appearances by all parties and sets forth the procedures for arranging telephone participation. The order also requires counsel for Goes and previous counsel for Dodur to serve Dodur and to file proof of service within two business days. (Beeler, Laurel) (Filed on 2/26/2017)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 San Francisco Division United States District Court Northern District of California 11 GOES INTERNATIONAL, AB, a corporation, 12 Plaintiff, 13 v. Case No. 3:14-cv-05666-LB ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR FAILURE TO PROSECUTE 14 17 DODUR LTD. (天津市多徳科技有限公司), a business entity; ZHOU MING (周明), an individual; LI ZHE (喆李), an individual; JOHN DOES 1-10, 18 Defendants. 15 16 19 Goes International is a Swedish company that sells a bubble-shooting video game called 20 Bubble Bust! (First Amended Complaint – ECF No. 127, 2, 5–8, 29.)1 It sued Dodur Ltd. and its 21 shareholders/game developers for copyright infringement, claiming that they copied Bubble Bust! 22 and marketed infringing games called Puzzle Bubble Free! and Puzzle Bubble Sea! (Id. ¶¶ 1, 3, 23 12–15.) The defendants moved to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction; the court granted the 24 motion in part, dismissing the individual defendants but finding personal jurisdiction against 25 Dodur based on its distribution of games in the U.S., resulting in revenues generated from U.S. 26 players, including from ads targeted to that U.S. audience. (Order – ECF No. 51 at 19.) 27 1 28 Record citations refer to material in the Electronic Case File (“ECF”); pinpoint citations are to the ECF-generated page numbers at the top of documents. ORDER — No. 14-cv-05666-LB  

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