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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

 

 

CHANEL, INC., a New York corporation,

 

Plaintiff,

 

v.

 

XXXXXXX a/k/a XXXXXXXXX d/b/a

REDTAGPARTY.COM d/b/a

SURISBOUTIQUE.COM d/b/a

WALLETFASHION.COM d/b/a

SURIBOUTIQUE d/b/a TX02006 d/b/a

YBAGS.COM, WEIXING LI d/b/a

REDTAGPARTY.COM d/b/a

SURISBOUTIQUE.COM d/b/a

WALLETFASHION.COM d/b/a

SURIBOUTIQUE d/b/a TX02006 d/b/a

YBAGS.COM, and DOES 1-10,

 

Defendants.

FINAL DEFAULT JUDGMENT

 

Complaint Filed: September 11, 2007

 

 

ORDER

THIS MATTER having come before the Court upon motion by Plaintiff, Chanel, Inc. (ďChanelĒ), for a final default judgment of its claims against Defendant XXXXXXX a/k/a XXXXXXXXX d/b/a Redtagparty.com d/b/a Surisboutique.com d/b/a Walletfashion.com d/b/a Surisboutique d/b/a Tx02006 d/b/a Ybags.com (ďDefendantĒ) pursuant to Rule 55(b)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; and the Court having reviewed and considered the moving papers and there being no opposition thereto;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Chanelís Motion for Default Judgment is GRANTED, and judgment is entered in favor of Plaintiff, Chanel, Inc., a New York corporation, with its principal place of business in the United States located at 9 West 57th Street, New York, New York 10019, and against Defendant XXXXXXX, last known to be residing at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, San Diego, CA 92123;

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED:

1. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. ß 1117(c) Chanel is awarded statutory damages against Defendant XXXXXXX in the amount of Six Million, Nine Hundred, Six Thousand, Nine Hundred,

Seventy-One Dollars and Forty Cents ($6,906,971.40), for which let execution issue;

2. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. ß 1117(a) Chanel is awarded attorneysí fees against Defendant XXXXXXX in the amount of Twelve Thousand, Five Hundred, Seventy Dollars and Zero Cents ($12,570.00), for which let execution issue;

3. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. ß 1117(a) Chanel is awarded investigative fees against Defendant XXXXXXX in the amount of One Thousand, Four Hundred, Twenty-Four Dollars and Zero Cents ($1,424.00) for which let execution issue;

4. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. ß 1117(a) Chanel is awarded costs against Defendant XXXXXXX in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($500.00), for which let execution issue;

5. Interest from the date this action was filed shall accrue at the legal rate;

6. In order to give practical effect to this Courtís concurrently issued Permanent Injunction, the domain names WalletFashion.com, RedTagParty.com, SurisBoutique.com, YBags.com, UBestBags.com, and DesignersFusion.com are hereby ordered to be immediately transferred by the Defendant and Registrar to Chanelís control. To the extent the current Registrar refuses to recognize this Courtís authority and transfer the domain names to Chanelís control, the United States based Registry shall transfer the domain names to a United States based Registrar of Chanelís choosing, and that Registrar shall transfer the domain names to Chanel. Any domain names, online businesses or Internet stores proven by Chanel by competent evidence to be registered, created, maintained, owned or controlled by XXXXXXX, his agents or representatives in violation of this Permanent Injunction shall be immediately transferred by the Registrar or controlling person to Chanelís control, and, to the extent the Registrar refuses to recognize this Courtís authority and transfer any such new domain names to Chanelís control, the Registry shall transfer the domain names to a United States based Registrar of Chanelís choosing, and that Registrar shall transfer the domain names to Chanel.