Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2011 WL 31191, No. C–09–05969 JCS (N.D.Cal., Jan. 3, 2011)
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[AMENDED] REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION RE MOTION FOR FINAL DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST DEFENDANT [Docket No. 28]
JOSEPH C. SPERO, United States Magistrate Judge.
In this trademark infringement action, Plaintiffs Gucci America, Inc. (“Gucci”), Bottega Veneta International, S.A.R.L. (“Bottega”), and Balenciaga S.A. (“Balenciaga”) bring a Motion for Final Default Judgment Against Defendant (“Motion” or “Default Judgment Motion”) in which they seek default judgment, an award of statutory damages, costs of the suit and a permanent injunction against Defendant Wang Huoqing. A hearing on the Motion was held on October 8, 2010. For the reasons stated below, it is recommended that the Motion be GRANTED.
Plaintiff Gucci is a New York corporation with its principal place of business located at 685 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10022. First Amended Complaint (First Am. Compl.) ¶ 3; see also Declaration of Stacy Feldman in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for Final Default Judgment Against Defendant (“Feldman Decl.”) ¶ 2. Gucci manufactures and distributes high quality luxury goods, including footwear, belts, sunglasses, handbags, wallets, hats, jewelry, scarves, ties, and umbrellas, which are sold throughout the United States and worldwide. First Am. Compl. ¶ 3; Feldman Decl. ¶ 3. Gucci operates boutiques within this judicial district. First Am. Compl. ¶ 3. Gucci owns twenty-one federally registered trademarks consisting of the word “Gucci” and other symbols, which are used in connection with the manufacture and distribution of its products (the “Gucci Marks”). First Am. Compl. ¶ 13; Feldman Decl. ¶ 4; Request for Judicial Notice in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Final Default Judgment (“RJN”), Ex. A (“Gucci Trademark Registrations”).
Plaintiff Bottega is a foreign corporation organized under the laws...