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having a principal place of business at 4250 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles,California, 90010.5.
Plaintiff Ken Block is an individual resident of Utah.6.
Upon information and belief, Defendant Mad Media LLC is aLimited Liability Company organized and existing under the laws of the State of California, having a principal place of business at 2554 Pahvant Street,Oceanside, CA 92054.7.
Upon information and belief, Mad Media is regularly engaged in the business of video production and advertising services in the State of California.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
This is an action for false designation of origin and dilution arisingunder the Lanham Act of the United States, 15 U.S.C. § 1125(a) & (c), violationof the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (“ACPA”) of the UnitedStates, 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d), and for various causes of action arising under California state law
This Court has subject matter jurisdiction pursuant to at least 15U.S.C. § 1121 and 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1367(a). This Court hassupplemental jurisdiction over the California statutory and common law claims pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1367(a) because the state law claims are so related tothe federal claim that they form part of the same case or controversy.10.
This Court has personal jurisdiction over Mad Media by virtue of itssystematic and continuous contacts with California and by the actions inCalifornia giving rise to this Complaint, including in this Judicial District.11.
Venue is proper in this Judicial District pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b) and (c), and by Plaintiffs’ choice of venue./ / // / // / /