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Comp]aiint:

NA.l'lTRE OF TilE ACTioN

JURISDICTION AND VEN1:IE,'

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. S tates)~ 28 USC I§ B3 8(aJ J( aets -bf CongrfiSs rel~'ing ··.t,@ c(lipyrigj!lts ·andu'ademar-ks],. and :2 g -. qsc

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THE P ARTlIES.

. K.ew Forest Lane, Apt. '~EA., F~[es't 1'-1]1[:;, New Y:ork [] 3:75. <lAd 19 in ~liiga:ged.ln the business ,of

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video ~m"'d· p·~'e:l"'rI!l'li-Yel·oi-· 'nro,' 11T''''''''''''TDl' '-'~'1i:1 0 """"d'O'.i,;,-pc l-l'~'''' -'dA~'l' On

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friendly AVoen1:i~~ Bui~d~n"f~ Two, Uoil: F~ Htl::~,sboto, NI(~: 274·1 (I and ~eeks',alld does besiaess 'wi,~h]J:iJ. ·flnis.distri',cJ~~ and hasemered . fifo :contracts, witbln Ne,w'Yort and has: committed acts ,of

,ji'ACTSCOMMON TO ALL CAUSES OF ACrJ:ON,

. toot nav~ga~s,tl]fO~l avirmal envirenment •. ,a¥o]d]ng rumge:rs and·oov~nc:i~g. to ,agoaM witbth~ ~:tayer· bein'g ,awarded porn~s, based' em decLsiQn~" land ,thep]~yets qwck: ~b.lflki,rig responses .. The:

,appl"]ea, -~o ,~ wi;;op_ag,e; 's¢1Ung p~a:iJitifr:s gameas ;sb~,wn. }{l Exn~bi t lB .rrof~nd~nfs 'g,~e .]8 .about :8J

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COUNT ONE

UNFAIR COMPETITION ANU FALSEDESCRJPl'lON

l L As a cause of ac:ti~. and' ground for relief~ p'lainliff alleges and lucorpmatces by

reference Paragraphs 1 through lOaf tills Complaint as a part of this Count.

l"Z. ASTRONUr 3D1, the tiUeofHarper's.vLdoo.game product tg wid,ely recognized

prodiucL

13. Defendanrs use in eommerce ~Qf the alleged ASTRONlIT trademark for

Defendant's 'copied video gameprcduct is likely to cause confusion, .DefeTl;dan'lls~nITingrn;g sets

or as to theorigin, sponsorship, Of approval of-Defendan:es goods .. services or conenercial

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14,. Asa direct and preximate result' of Defendant's unfair cotnpetitid:itlWi.th Plaintiffs

exacerbated by the fact that Defendant has advertisedand continues to.advertiseits wnfringing

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prod.uct in the same channe I sof d~stributiiofi' as Plainritf, Upon womwti<:m and belief.

MOf:1eover.theAp:ple store p~avide5 runple OI::lportl.miit~rO'fi~sU:S.er5·'~O -search lor ,ex.lstLng

. products and becausea snllp[e sesreh ~fOu.ld; .have revealed-the prior existenee of Pb~,nllff's

:COUNT TWO

COf'YRJGHT J.NFRlNG~El\fENT

under] 7 U,S.c., lIO] et seq. of the CQPYrJ!,g)1it Act oft976,

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re 'fl" snati "' .. -1' S·cl~I~r.= ed as '''0' ·1- ]"'- vs: ·C. .'" -, JJ~I'5' '·4- ,f1f'12·· "5"12' '~I (Ei ["'A' II ,,' ,/',! '21'1 'I '1)

'bl" ,.f ..,1:u~ ~ :_, ,L""",.II,.UL. "'<. I~, ,:Al. ~ '. ,'4"e, '(t 1~ -,. . ",,':;0' ...... m· .['JlOJl, J'anu8!!lry '" _ V l .U .•

:a~fQn.au~ chata(."te.tr"Gtatinfla.r,o~ndpbty.sica:Uy ru:sp:rop(H~iGlfta!!ct world? andasteroids; {2) 'the

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asj~oo.rJ<iut charaCter jlllllrpiIag fiiom p}ooe~[~ planet; (3), thephmet5 £ea:lute v,~ $PUvltadonai

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vm. ofthe . fact tbat the i\'pplie Store provides amprn~ {)jp.~port1tmny for UiS users 10 search rOlf"

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De·fe:l1J"d~ll:l.".( t),[)~fen.:d:alJt 'haS",~na:nd win Iccultinue to becuujustly.eJ'u'ichecm, both on :a.cr~""OU!ml,t of

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uriles~ roo~raimedj Uef~ndrul't ha.s. ,and. :\-Vm ,oof:itinhe to divert :l)~fJiroesi$frnm,ruamtj H~lbe~j:us;tly

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COUNT mUE

attached at Exhibit A to tbisr COlllpiaint

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l'~l The E~' aa.r'H~g.f:'llp;h d, ,rovide.cs' in. 'rtjl]evaln part."tbrot theIieensee a_gr"l.'>r;;;s 'that t!he

determined. at trial,

PRAYER FOR RELIEF

AS'IRXJNUT s6ft,wa're" and (3)1 o;tl1et1.vlse - tn'fringing P'bt[ntif:fs .ri'gtit'.S fn tbe Videa Game in

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:rlew]] ess and. cu:Stome[s my and an jmlinging copies ornefwdan.fs Game, and: t10 diwon'l:inue:

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,Deli"end~i1!ll:'s~·rlfrim-l.ge\meut of P1mnt~:rfs c;opYfights~ lnc-l.udJng :the sale .of 'copj,es of .htfil:hlg~n;g :matetia:ls~ ,hlcbJ,dii:nl5?. wifll,()lu,t ~lm.imti_ofi. D~fenda_n'L~S. AS mONUT game.,

J.. 'M1Defe;~daut pay tQPla.irI~ifLnl1..a..m..(liwtto~e ~iete ... rmined .a~ 'Ltial~ for

7. That ~hi~:Co1!r~ g~.t. and enter .~ j udgment t'haHhe' al~(J¥.e~ re:.feE.nced wpyri~:i

regi stmrhlJn owned byPlajll..~~ff is valid. at liww· and .infringed. by Defendant andtlat Defendant. and

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all persons ,acting mcnnoerr with it be enjoined from makln,g and selling ,~d otherwise infring~ng

upon the' Copyrights, of Plainti ff.

:8, Ther Defendant pay to Plaintiff its reasonable attorneys - fees and the costsof this

action.

Dated: Janua1y 1- o, 2m 1

That .this Conn ,oKier such other ~elht writ l~Y deem just

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By: /jJ~ .

.Anthony H.,HandaW~ Esq. (AH3104) Handal & Mot(irsky, LLC

420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 300 ' New Yoik, NY hOl70

(917) 'g'8()~OS'] :1

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EXHIBIT A

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