Chooseco LLC v. Netflix, Inc.

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COMPLAINT against Netflix, Inc. filed by Chooseco LLC. Summons issued. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(law)

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CIVIL COVER SHEET JS 44 (Rev. 06/17) The JS 44 civil cover sheet and the information contained herein neither replace nor supplement the filing and service of pleadin&s or other papers as required by law, except as provided by local rules of court. This form, approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States in September 1974, is required for the use of the Clerk of Court for the purpose of initiating the civil docket sheet. (SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON NEXI' PAGE OF THIS FORM.) I. (a) PLAINTIFFS DEFENDANTS Chooseco LLC Netflix, Inc. (b) County of Residence of First Listed Plaintiff Washington, Vermont County of Residence of First Listed Defendant (EXCEPT IN US. PLAINTIFF CASES) NOTE: (C) Santa Clara, California (IN US. PLAINTIFF CASES ONLY) IN LAND CONDEMNATION CASES. USE THE LOCATION OF THE TRACT OF LAND INVOLVED. Attorneys (If Known) Attorneys (Firm Name, Address, and Telephone Number) Shapleigh Smith, Jr., Esq. and Kendall Hoechst, Esq.; Dinse P.C.; 209 Battery Street, P.O. Box 988, Burlington, VT 05402; 802-864-5751 II. BASIS OF JURISDICTION (Placean • I ~3 U.S. Government Plaintiff III. CITIZENSHIP OF PRINCIPAL PARTIES (Place an "X" in One Box/or Plaintiff "X"inOneBoxOnly) (For Diversity Cases Only) PTF Federal Question (US. Government Not a Party) and One Box/or Defendant) PTF DEF DEF • U.S. Government Defendant 4 IV NATURE OF SUIT (Place an ·: .· . CONTRACT< .. ;'\.h\c. I • • • • TORTS • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 2 IO Land Condemnation 220 Foreclosure 230 Rent Lease & Ejectrnent 0 240 Torts to Land 245 Tort Product Liability 290 All Other Real Property • • 0 440 Other Civil Rights • • • • • • V. 0 RIG IN (Place an ~I Original Proceeding • I Incmporated or Principal Place of Business In This State • 2 • 2 3 • 3 441 Voting 442 Employment 443 Housing/ Accommodations 445 Amer. w/Disabilities Employment 446 Amer. w/Disabilities Other 448 Education • • • • • • • • • 625 Drug Related Seizure of Property 21 USC 881 690 Other • • • • • • • • • 4 Incoiporated and Principal Place of Business In Another State • 5 • 5 Foreign Nation • 6 • 6 • • 422 Appeal 28 USC 158 423 Withdrawal 28 USC 157 • • • 820 Copyrights 830 Patent 835 Patent - Abbreviated New Drug Application M 840 Trademark • 710 Fair Labor Standards Act 720 Labor/Management Relations 740 Railway Labor Act 751 Family and Medical Leave Act 790 Other Labor Litigation 0 79 I Employee Retirement Income Security Act • • • • Habeas Corpus: 463 Alien Detainee 5 IO Motions to Vacate Sentence 530 General 535 Death Penalty Other: 540 Mandamus & Other 550 Civil Rights 555 Prison Condition 560 Civil Detainee Conditions of Confinement 4 1T•-------- ·•. ". .............. :; . PERSONAL INJURY 365 Personal Injury Product Liability 367 Health Care/ Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability 368 Asbestos Personal Injury Product Liability PERSONAL PROPERTY 370 Other Fraud 371 Truth in Lending 380 Other Personal Property Damage 385 Property Damage Product Liability • Click here for: Nature ofSmt Code Descnot1ons. BA 'A'·•·•r•·11A "X" in One Box Only) y<,;,;,":'hG'" 110 Insurance PERSONAL INJURY 120 Marine O 310 Airplane 130 Miller Act 315 Airplane Product 140 Negotiable Instrument Liability 0 150 Recovery of Overpayment 320 Assault, Libel & Slander & Enforcement of Judgment 151 Medicare Act 330 Federal Employers' 152 Recovery of Defaulted Liability Student Loans 340 Marine (Excludes Veterans) 345 Marine Product 153 Recovery ofOveipayment Liability of Veteran's Benefits 350 Motor Vehicle 160 Stockholders' Suits 355 Motor Vehicle 190 Other Contract Product Liability 195 Contract Product Liability 360 Other Personal 196 Franchise Injury 362 Personal Injury Medical Maloractice • • I Citizen of Another State Diversity (Indicate Citizenship of Parties in Item III) • • 0 2 Citizen of lbis State • • • • • 861 862 863 864 865 HIA (1395ft) Black Lung (923) DIWC/DIWW (405(g)) SSID Title XVI RSI (405(g)) :;::,~=::::.,.:::-~~ ... • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • =·•·J)='=Jll:;:RA::,::' ":r,"::,'f:::-:~~: l'e,-,,,,.::. .. .... • • 870 Taxes (U.S. Plaintiff or Defendant) 871 IRS-Third Party 26 USC 7609 • • .0:1,::: ·1MMJGRATION • • I 37 5 False Claims Act 376 Qui Tam (3 I USC 3729(a)) 400 State Reapportiomnent 410 Antitrust 430 Banks and Banking 450 Commerce 460 Deportation 470 Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations 480 Consumer Credit 490 Cable/Sat TV 850 Securities/Commodities/ Exchange 890 Other Statutory Actions 89 I Agricultural Acts 893 Environmental Matters 895 Freedom oflnformation Act 896 Arbitration 899 Administrative Procedure Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision 0 950 Constitutionality of State Statutes 462 Naturalization Application 465 Other Immigration Actions "X" in One Box Only) O 2 Removed from 0 3 State Court 0 4 Reinstated or Remanded from Appellate Court Reopened 0 5 Transferred from Another District 0 6 Multidistrict 0 8 Multidistrict Litigation Direct File Litigation Transfer (specify) Cite the U.S. Civil Statute under which you are filing (Do not cite jurisdictional statutes unless diversity): 15 VI. CAUSE OF ACTION 1-B.:.;~ie.::~:.:.-::::sc.:.::·~~i~...i o 1 . : n L . o ~ f ~ c a ~ u ~ s e ~ : ~ : : ! : 1 . : . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - r t Trademark infrin ement, unfair com etition, false desi nation of ori in, and dilution VII. REQUESTED IN 0 COMPLAINT: VIII. RELATED CASE(S) IF ANY CHECK IF THIS IS A CLASS ACTION UNDER RULE 23, F.RCv P 25,000,000.00 JURY DEMAND: ~ Yes ONo (See instructions): JUDGE DATE DOCKET NUMBER SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY OF RECORD 01/11/2019 FOR OFFICE us_E ONLY . RECEIPT-04 CHECK YES only if demanded in complaint: DEMAND$ q3~ .LL 0\) AMOUN~-+~~rn~-- (uJJ/~ APPL YING IFP JUDGE /ss Suv>1m Io, I MAG.JUDGE _ _ _ _ __ 2'- (9-CV· <f5

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