-PLA Peermusic, III, Ltd. et al v. LiveUniverse, Inc. et al, No. 2:2009cv06160 - Document 219 (C.D. Cal. 2012)

Court Description: FINAL JUDGMENT by Judge George H Wu, 218 As a result, Defendants shall pay Plaintiffs statutory damages in the amount of $12,500 for each of the aforementioned 528 songs, or a total of$6,600,000. 3. Defendants shall also pay Plaintiffs attorneys fees incurred in thisaction, in the amount of $727,839.00 and costs in the sum of $28, 459.00. (pj)
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-PLA Peermusic, III, Ltd. et al v. LiveUniverse, Inc. et al Doc. 219 Paul M. Fakler (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) Ross J. Charap (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) Eric Roman (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) ARENT FOX LLP 1675 Broadway New York, NY 10019 Telephone: 212.484-3900 Facsimile: 212.484.3990 E-mails: fakler.paul@arentfox.com; charap.ross@arentfox.com; roman.eric@arentfox.com Michael L. Turrill (CA Bar No. 185263) Jeffrey R. Makin (CA Bar No. 252426) ARENT FOX LLP 555 West Fifth Street, 48th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90013-1065 Telephone: 213.629-7400 Facsimile: 213.629-7401 E-mails: turrill.michael@arentfox.com; makin.jeffrey@arentfox.com Attorneys for Plaintiffs UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA WESTERN DIVISION Peermusic, III, Ltd., et al., Plaintiffs, Case No. CV 09-6160-GW (PLAx) FINAL JUDGMENT v. LiveUniverse, Inc., et al., Defendants. On September 26, 2011, the Court heard Plaintiffs’ Motion For Final Default Judgment Against Defendants (the “Motion”). Having reviewed and considered the Motion, the record of the proceedings in this case, all supporting documents, and for good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that: JUDGMENT CASE NO. CV 09-6160-GW (PLAx) Dockets.Justia.com 1. Defendants’ infringement of Plaintiffs’ copyrights, including Plaintiffs’ copyright in the lyrics of each of the 528 songs specifically identified by Plaintiffs in the Motion, was willful and in bad faith. 2. As a result, Defendants shall pay Plaintiffs statutory damages in the amount of $12,500 for each of the aforementioned 528 songs, or a total of $6,600,000. 3. Defendants shall also pay Plaintiffs’ attorney’s fees incurred in this action, in the amount of $727,839.00 and costs in the sum of $28, 459.00. 4. In addition, Defendants, and each of their officers, directors, agents, servants, employees and representatives, and those persons in active concert or participation with them or any of them, are hereby immediately and permanently enjoined from reproducing, publicly displaying or publicly distributing the lyrics to any musical composition owned by Plaintiffs by any means including, but not limited to, allowing public access to any website owned, operated, licensed, authorized or controlled by Defendants that reproduces, publicly displays or publicly distributes such lyrics including without limitation the websites located at www.lyricsdownload.com, www.completealbumlyrics.com and www.lyricsandsongs.com. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 30, 2012 By: __ HON. GEORGE H. WU UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE