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Hologram USA, Inc. v. Pulse Evolution Corp.

United States District Court, D. Nevada

April 25, 2018

HOLOGRAM USA, INC; ANAKANDO LIMITED; and UWE MAASS, Plaintiffs,
v.
PULSE EVOLUTION CORPORATION; PULSE ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION; JOHN C. TEXTOR; DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS, INC.; JOHN BRANCA and JOHN MCCLAIN; MJJ PRODUCTIONS, INC.; MUSION EVENTS LTD.; MUSION 3D LTD.; WILLIAM JAMES ROCK; IAN CHRISTOPHER O'CONNELL; and DOES 1 through 10, Defendants. IAN CHRISTOPHER O'CONNELL; MUSION EVENTS LTD.; and MUSION 3D LTD., Counterclaimants,
v.
HOLOGRAM USA, INC.; ANAKANDO LIMITED; and UWE MAASS, Counter-Defendants.

          Craig A. Newby, Esq. (NSBN 8591) McDONALD CARANO LLP Ryan G. Baker (admitted pro hac vice) rbaker@bakermarquart.com BAKER MARQUART LLP Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Counterdefendants Hologram USA, Inc., Anakando Limited and Uwe Maass

          JOINT STIPULATION OF DISMISSAL PURSUANT TO FEDERAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 41(a)(1)(A)(ii)

          Gloria M. Navarro, Chief Judge United States District Court

         Plaintiffs and counter-defendants Hologram USA, Inc. (“Hologram USA”), Anakando Limited (“Anakando”) and Uwe Maass (“Maass”) (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) and defendants and counterclaimants Ian Christopher O'Connell (“O'Connell”), Musion Events Ltd. (“Musion Events”), and Musion 3D Ltd. (“Musion 3D”) (collectively, the “O'Connell Defendants”), by and through their undersigned counsel and pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 41(a)(1)(A)(ii), state as follows:

         WHEREAS, on May 15, 2014, Hologram USA, Maass and MDH Hologram Limited (“MDH”) initiated this action (Dkt. No. 1), and Anakando later substituted into this action in place of MDH (Dkt. No. 474);

         WHEREAS, on January 30, 2015, Plaintiffs filed a Second Amended and Supplemental Complaint (Dk. No. 188) (the operative complaint in this case);

         WHEREAS, on September 3, 2015 and September 11, 2015, Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe issued two orders that imposed sanctions against Plaintiffs' lead trial counsel, Mr. Ryan Baker (“Baker”), and Maass jointly and severally in the amount of $17, 236 for Maass' failure to appear in person at a mandatory settlement conference. (Dkt. Nos. 287, 295.) The amount of the sanctions award reflected the sums that Defendants incurred in costs and attorneys' fees in preparation for the vacated settlement conference (Dkt. Nos. 295);

         WHEREAS, Baker was required to, and did, report the judicial sanctions imposed upon him to the State Bar of California pursuant to California Business & Professions Code section 6068(o)(3), which requires that an attorney report certain sanctions equal to or more than one thousand dollars;

         WHEREAS, on November 10, 2015, Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed without prejudice former defendants dick clark productions, inc., MJJ Productions, Inc., and John Branca and John McClain in their capacities as co-executors of the estate of Michael J. Jackson (Dkt. No. 323);

         WHEREAS, on May 11, 2015, this Court denied a Motion for Reconsideration of the orders that imposed sanctions on Plaintiffs' lead trial counsel, Ryan Baker (Dkt. No. 386);

         WHEREAS, on March 13, 2016, the O'Connell Defendants filed their Second Amended Answer and Counterclaims (Dkt. No. 349) (the operative answer and counterclaims in this case);

         WHEREAS, on April 22, 2016, Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed without prejudice former defendant William James Rock (Dkt. No. 367);

         WHEREAS, on June 9, 2016, Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed former defendants Pulse Evolution Corporation, Pulse Entertainment Corporation and John Textor with prejudice (Dkt. No. 403);

         WHEREAS, on January 31, 2017, the court ordered that the O'Connell Defendants' second counterclaim for declaratory relief be stricken without leave to amend (Dkt. No. 438);

         WHEREAS, on October 2, 2017, pursuant to a stipulation, this Court dismissed Hologram USA's eighth cause of action for intentional interference with prospective economic advantage, MDH's ninth cause of action for breach of fiduciary duty, Plaintiffs' tenth cause of action for false ...


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