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DOCKET 2:05cv05910
Case Name: Agrasanchez-Lopez et al v. Ground Zero Enterprises et al
Status: Terminated
Terminated: 07/09/2007
Disposition: Dismissed - Other
Filed: 8/12/2005
Court: California Central District Court
Assigned to: Manuel L. Real
Jury demand: Defendant
Amount demanded: $2,000.00
Nature of Suit: Property Rights - Copyrights (820)
Lead docket: 2:05-cv-01291-R-RZ
Jurisdiction: Federal Question
Basis: 28:1441 Notice of Removal
Origin: 5
Office: Western Division - Los Angeles
County: Los Angeles
Flags: (RZx), CLOSED, CONSOLTR, DISCOVERY, RELATED-G

PARTIES and ATTORNEYS
Plaintiff(s)
 Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Plaintiff
 Margarita Lopez-Rios, Plaintiff

Defendant(s)
 Alejandro Agrasanchez, Defendant
 Does, Defendant
 Ground Zero Enterprises, Defendant
 Ground Zero Entertainment Inc, Defendant
 Ground Zero Latino Inc, Defendant
 Ground Zero X-Treme, Defendant
 Marlene Frink, Defendant
 MovieMex International Inc, Defendant
 Phoenix Entertainment Group Inc, Defendant
 Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Defendant

ThirdParty Defendant(s)
 BCI Eclipse Company LLC, ThirdParty Defendant
 Cozumel Films LLC, ThirdParty Defendant
 Kaza Azteca America Inc, ThirdParty Defendant
 Navarre Corporation, ThirdParty Defendant
 Rebel Crew Films Inc, ThirdParty Defendant

DOCKET DETAIL
08-12-20051NOTICE OF REMOVAL from Los Angeles Superior Court, case number BC335696 with CONFORMED copy of summons and complaint. Case assigned to Judge Margaret M. Morrow, Discovery to Magistrate Judge Stephen J Hillman. (Filing fee $ 250 paid), filed by defendants Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez.(pj, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)

FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT 19
Summons Issued regarding First Amended Complaint as 19.1
ANSWER 22 23

08-12-20052DECLARATION of ANTHONY PEREZ CONSENTING TO THE REMOVAL AND CONSOLIDATION OF ACTION IN FEDERAL COURT filed by Defendants Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez. (pj, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08-12-20053CERTIFICATION of Interested Parties filed by Defendants Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez. (pj, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08-12-20054CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by defendants Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez OF NOTICE TO ADVERSE PARTY OF REMOVAL TO FEDEREAL COURT was served on 8/12/2005. (pj, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08-12-20055DEMAND for Jury Trial filed by defendants Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez.. (pj, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08-12-20056NOTICE of Related Case(s) filed by Defendants Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez. Related Case(s): CV 05-1291 R (RZx) (rn, ) (Entered: 08/18/2005)
08-12-20056.1FAX number for Attorney Christopher Q Pham, Fahed Sayegh is 310-895-1180. (pj, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08-12-20056.2FAX number for Attorney James E Blancarte, Alejandro Menchaca, Ole R Sandberg is 213-623-0032. (pj, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08-19-20056.3PREPARED ORDER RE TRANSFER Pursuant to General Order 224 (Related Case) by Clerk; related to CV 05-1291 R (RZx). (rn, ) (Entered: 08/19/2005)
08-24-20057ORDER RE TRANSFER PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 224 -Related Case- filed. Related Case No: CV 05-1291 R (RZx). Case transfered from Judge Stephen J. Hillman and Margaret M. Morrow to Judge Manuel L. Real and Ralph Zarefsky for all further proceedings. The case number will now reflect the initials of the transferee Judge CV 05-5910 R (RZx).Signed by Judge Manuel L. Real (rn, ) (Entered: 08/24/2005)
09-07-20058NOTICE TO COUNSEL by Judge Manuel L. Real,(bp, ) (Entered: 09/08/2005)
09-12-200510NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION for order remanding this matter to state court filed by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Margarita Lopez-Rios. Motion set for hearing on 10/3/2005 at 10:00 AM before Honorable Manuel L. Real. Lodged proposed order. (bp, ) (Entered: 09/20/2005)

MEMORANDUM, MOTION 11
OPPOSITION 12
REPLY MOTION 13

09-12-200511MEMORANDUM of points and authorities in Support of MOTION to Remand Case to State Court[10] filed by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Margarita Lopez-Rios. (bp, ) (Entered: 09/20/2005)
09-16-20059NOTICE TO COUNSEL RE: Copyright, Patent and Trademark Reporting Requirements Filed (bp, ) (Entered: 09/16/2005)
09-19-200512OPPOSITION to MOTION to Remand Case to State Court[10] filed by defendants' Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez. (bp, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09-26-200513REPLY in support of MOTION to Remand Case to State Court[10] filed by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez. (bp, ) (Entered: 09/29/2005)
09-30-200514RESPONSE to plaintiffs Ex Parte Application of rOrder Granting Leave to File a Second Amended Complaint filed by defendants Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez. (jp, ) (Entered: 10/04/2005)
10-03-200514.1PLACED IN FILE - NOT USED re proposed order remanding this matter to the state court submitted by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/14/2005)
10-03-200515MINUTES: Plaintiff's motion for order remanding this matter to state court. The court denies the motion. Defendant shall submit a proposed order. OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Judge Manuel L. Real : Court Reporter: Sandra Becerra. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/11/2005)
10-21-200517EX PARTE APPLICATION for Order Granting Leave to File a First Amended Complaint; Declaration of Ole R. Sandberg filed by plaintiffs Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Margarita Lopez-Rios. Lodged Proposed Order and First Amended Complaint. (jp, ) (Entered: 10/26/2005)

ORDER 18
MEMORANDUM 51

10-24-200516MINUTES ORDER IN CHAMBERS before Judge Manuel L. Real: CONSOLIDATING ACTIONS FOR PRE-TRIAL AND TRIAL, AND SETTING PRE-TRIAL AND TRIAL DATES: COUNSEL ARE NOTIFIED that these above-listed actions are ORDERED consolidated for pre-trial and trial, and further are hereby placed on calendar for Final Pretrial Conference set for 3/20/2006 11:00 AM. Memorandum of Contentions of Fact and Law, Exhibit Lists and Witness Lists shall be filed and served on or before 2/27/2006, whic date also serves as the Discovery Cut-Off Date in thise actions. There is no Motion Cut-Off Date set. Pretrial Conference Order shall be lodged with this Court on or before 3/13/2006. Jury Trial set for 5/2/2006 09:00 AM. IT IS SO ORDERED. Court Reporter: None Present. (jp, ) (Entered: 10/25/2005)
10-31-200518ORDER by Judge Manuel L. Real GRANTING [17] Ex Parte Application for Leave to File a First Amended Complaint and Plaintiffs First Amended shall be deemed filed and served on all parties that have appeared in this action as of the date of entry of this Order. (jp, ) (Entered: 10/31/2005)
10-31-200519FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT against defendants Marlene Frink, MovieMex International Inc, Phoenix Entertainment Group Inc, Ground Zero Enterprises, Ground Zero Latino Inc, Ground Zero X-Treme, Ground Zero Entertainment Inc, Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez, Does 4 through 10 amending Notice of Removal [1], filed by plaintiffs Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Margarita Lopez-Rios. (jp, ) (Entered: 11/01/2005)

Summons Issued regarding First Amended Complaint as 19.1
ANSWER 22 23

11-02-200519.1Summons Issued regarding First Amended Complaint, [19] as to Ground Zero Enterprises, Ground Zero Latino Inc, Ground Zero X-Treme, Ground Zero Entertainment Inc, Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez, Does, Marlene Frink, MovieMex International Inc, Phoenix Entertainment Group Inc. (bp, ) (Entered: 11/03/2005)
11-08-200520PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Margarita Lopez-Rios, upon Ground Zero Enterprises served on 8/20/2005, answer due 9/9/2005. The Summons and Complaint were served by personal service, by state statute, upon Anthony Perez, authorized agent. Due Dilligence declaration not attached. Original Summons not returned. (bp, ) (Entered: 11/14/2005)
11-08-200521PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Margarita Lopez-Rios, upon Ground Zero Entertainment Inc served on 8/27/2005, answer due 9/16/2005. The Summons and Complaint were served by personal service, by state statute, upon Mike Loureiro, agent for service of process. Due Dilligence declaration not attached. Original Summons not returned. (bp, ) (Entered: 11/14/2005)
11-10-200522ANSWER to First Amended Complaint, [19] filed by defendants' Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje, Alejandro Agrasanchez, MovieMex International Inc.(bp, ) (Entered: 11/15/2005)
11-15-200523ANSWER to First Amended Complaint, [19] filed by defendant Ground Zero Enterprises.(bp, ) (Entered: 11/17/2005)
11-21-200524CERTIFICATION of Interested Parties filed by Defendant Ground Zero Enterprises. (bp, ) (Entered: 11/28/2005)
12-14-200525PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, upon The Summons and Complaint were served by substituted service, by state statute, upon Jeni Schaller, office manager. Due Dilligence declaration not attached. Original Summons not returned. (bp, ) (Entered: 12/15/2005)
01-27-200626STIPULATION JOINT APPLICATION OF ALL PARTIES FOR ORDER CONTINUING TRIAL DATE, EXTEND DISCOVERY DEADLINES, AND RELATED MATTERS AND ORDER by Judge Manuel L. Real: Resetting Hearings and Deadlines as to Jury Trial set for 7/11/2006 09:00 AM before Judge Manuel L. Real. Final Pretrial Conference set for 5/22/2006 11:00 AM before Judge Manuel L. Real. Memoranda of Contentions of Fact and Law shall be filed by 5/1/2006. Discovery cut-off 5/1/2006. Proposed Pretrial Order due by 5/15/2006. Motions due by 5/1/2006. (gk, ) (Entered: 01/27/2006)
02-10-200627NOTICE OF DISMISSAL: Defendants JC-Film and defendant Juan Manuel Moreno, neither of whom has appeardd in the action, are hereby dismissed from both actions with prejudice filed by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez, Margarita Lopez-Rios pursuant to FRCP 41a(1) (bp, ) (Entered: 02/13/2006)
02-10-200628NOTICE of ruling filed by plaintiffs' New Latin Image and David Agrasanchez-Lopez. (bp, ) (Entered: 02/14/2006)
05-04-200629MINUTES: Counsel are notified that on the court's onw motion the: Final Pre-Trial Conference is hereby Ordered continued from 5/22/06 at 11:00 a.m. to 6/5/06 at 11:00 a.m. The proposed final pre-trial order shall be lodged with the court by 5/30/06. Judge Manuel L. Real.Court Reporter: None. (bp, ) (Entered: 05/04/2006)
05-09-200630STIPULATION AND ORDER by Judge Manuel L. Real : Proposed Pretrial Order due by 7/31/2006. Final Pretrial Conference reset for 8/7/2006 11:00 AM before Judge Manuel L. Real. Jury Trial reset for 8/29/2006 09:00 AM before Judge Manuel L. Real.(bp, ) (Entered: 05/10/2006)
06-05-200631MINUTES: 3rd party defendant Rebel Crew Films' motion to dismsis 3rd party complaint. The court denies the motion. 3rd party plaintiff shall submit a proposed order. Judge Manuel L. Real :Court Reporter: Walter Ledge. (bp, ) (Entered: 06/12/2006)
07-18-200632MEMORANDUM of CONTENTIONS of FACT and LAW filed by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez.. (bp, ) (Entered: 07/27/2006)
08-03-200636STATEMENT in lieu of final pretrial conference order filed by Plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez (bp, ) (Entered: 08/10/2006)
08-04-200633MINUTES: Counsel are notified that on the court's own motion the: Final Pre-Trial Conference is hereby ORDERED CONTINUED FROM AUGUST 7, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. TO AUGUST 14, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Judge Manuel L. Real.Court Reporter: None present. (bp, ) (Entered: 08/04/2006)
08-08-200634MINUTES: Counsel are notified that on the court's own motion the: Jury Trial is hereby ORDERED CONTINUED FROM 8/29/06 at 9:00 a.m. TO NOVEMBER 21, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Judge Manuel L. Real.Court Reporter: None Present. (bp, ) (Entered: 08/09/2006)
08-09-200635MINUTES: Final Pre-Trial Conference is hereby ORDERED CONTINUED FROM 8/14/06 AT 11:00 A.M. TO OCTOBER 16, 2006 AT 11:00 A.M. A PROPOSED FINAL PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE ORDER SHALL BE LODGED WITH THE COURT NO LATER THAN 10/10/06 Judge Manuel L. Real.Court Reporter: None present. (bp, ) (Entered: 08/09/2006)
10-05-200637MEMORANDUM of CONTENTIONS of FACT and LAW filed by plaintiffs' and third-party defendants Rebel Crew Films, Inc., Cozumel Films, LLC, Azteca America KAZA TV 54, KAZA Azteca America, Inc., BCI Eclipse Co., LLC and Navarre Corporation. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2006)
10-05-200638Witness List filed by plaintiffs and third-party defendants' Rebel Crew Films, Inc., Cozumel Films, LLC, Azteca America Kaza TV 54, Kaza Azteca America, Inc., Navarre Corporation and BCI Eclipse Co., LLC. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2006)
10-06-200639NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION for Order for compelling defendant Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje to attend his deposition and for related relief filed by plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez. Motion set for hearing on 11/6/2006 at 10:00 AM before Judge Manuel L. Real. Lodged proposed order. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2006) (LM)

JOINT STIPULATION RE NOTICE OF MOTION FOR ORDERS COMPELLING DEFENDANT ROGELIO AGRASANCHEZ LINAJE TO ATTEND HIS DEPOSITION 40
SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM MOTION 45

10-06-200640JOINT STIPULATION RE NOTICE OF MOTION FOR ORDERS COMPELLING DEFENDANT ROGELIO AGRASANCHEZ-LINAJE TO ATTEND HIS DEPOSITION [39] filed by plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2006)
10-11-200641NOTICE of addition/deletion of signatures on the final pretrial conference order (bp, ) (Entered: 10/16/2006)
10-16-200642MINUTES OF Initial Pretrial Conference held before Judge Manuel L. Real : The court finds that this action is not yet ready for pre-trial conference. The court re-sets the matter for Final Pre-Trial Conference to 1/22/07 at 11:00 a.m. The trial date is vacated, to be re-set at the pre-trial conference. The court appoints John Francis Carroll as special master in these consolidated actions, to preside over all discovery matters and settlement negotiations. Court Reporter: Sheri Kleeger. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/18/2006)
10-19-200643MINUTES: Plaintiffs' motion for order compelling Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje to attend his deposition is hereby ORDERED referred to Special Master John Francis Carroll for ruling on the merits. The parties are ordered to serve all papers as to this motion on the Special Master for disposition. The matter is therefore removed from the calendar of Judge Real and the hearing date of 11/6/06 at 10:00 a.m. is VACATED. Judge Manuel L. Real :Court Reporter: None present. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/20/2006)
10-23-200644NOTICE of ruling filed by plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/26/2006)
10-23-200645SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM in Support of MOTION for Order for compelling defendant Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje to attend his deposition and for related relief[39] filed by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez. (bp, ) (Entered: 10/26/2006)
01-03-200746MEMORANDUM of CONTENTIONS of FACT and LAW filed by plaintiffs' Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez.. (bp, ) (Entered: 01/16/2007)
01-03-200747Witness List filed by plaintiff Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez.. (bp, ) (Entered: 01/16/2007)
01-08-200748MEMORANDUM of CONTENTIONS of FACT and LAW filed by third-party defendants' BCI Eclipse Company LLC, Cozumel Films LLC, Kaza Azteca America Inc, Navarre Corporation, Rebel Crew Films Inc.. (bp, ) (Entered: 01/17/2007)
01-19-200749STIPULATION AND ORDER by Judge Manuel L. Real : Proposed Pretrial Order due by 2/26/2007. Final Pretrial Conference set for 3/26/2007 11:00 AM before Judge Manuel L. Real. Memorandum of contentions of fact and law shall be filed and served on or before 3/5/07. The parties shall conduct a supplement rule 26(f) conference no later than Feb. 26, 2007 and shall file a rule 26(f) report no later than 3/5/07.(bp, ) (Entered: 01/19/2007)
01-26-200750NOTICE of ruling on stipulation and joint application of all parties for order continuing trial date, extending discovery deadlines, and related matters filed by third-party plaintiffs' Cozumel Films LLC, Rebel Crew Films Inc. (bp, ) (Entered: 02/01/2007)
02-22-200751MEMORANDUM of Points Authorities in Opposition to EX PARTE APPLICATION for Leave to File a First Amended Complaint[17] Cozumel Films LLC, Rebel Crew Films Inc. (bp, ) (Entered: 02/26/2007)
03-26-200752MINUTES: FINAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE; Parties inform the Court that except as to certain 3rd party defendants of the Third Party complaint, both of the consolidated actions are in the process of settlement. Court continues the matter to 4/30/07 at 11:00 as to the remaining litigants in these actions for Final Pretrial Conference by Judge Manuel L. Real Court Reporter: Walter Ledge. (ir, ) (Entered: 03/27/2007)
03-29-200753NOTICE of ruling re final pretrial conference filed by plaintiffs and third-party defendants' BCI Eclipse Company LLC, Cozumel Films LLC, Rebel Crew Films Inc. (bp, ) (Entered: 04/13/2007)
04-26-200755STATUS REPORT re progress of implementation of settlement in lieu of final pretrial conference order filed by Third Party Defendants Cozumel Films LLC, Rebel Crew Films Inc. (bp, ) (Entered: 05/14/2007)
04-30-200754MINUTES OF Final Pretrial Conference held before Judge Manuel L. Real : The parties again inform the court that the vast majority of hte parties have settled the litigation and are in the process of finalizing settlement documents. The remaining parties have not lodged with the court a proposed pre-trial conference order. The court continues the matters to 5/14/2007 11:00 AM before Judge Manuel L. Real.Court Reporter: Sheri Kleeger. (bp, ) (Entered: 05/01/2007)
05-21-200756STIPULATION AND ORDER that plaintiffs Alma Rosa Agrasanchez-Lopez and Margarita Lopez-Rios' complaint against defendants Anthony Perez, Ground Zero Enterprises, Ground Zero Latino, Inc., and Ground Zero Xtreme be dismissed with prejudice, with each party bearing its own costs and attorneys' fees by Judge Manuel L. Real :, Ground Zero X-Treme; Ground Zero Enterprises and Ground Zero Latino Inc terminated.(bp, ) (Entered: 05/21/2007)
05-31-200757STIPULATION AND ORDER that defendants and counterclaimants Freyr Thor and Vanguard International Cinema, Inc.'s cross-claim against Cross-defendants JC-Films, Inc., and Juan Manuel Romero be dismissed with prejudice, with each party bearing its own costs and attorneys' fees by Judge Manuel L. Real :, (bp, ) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
05-31-200758STIPULATION AND ORDER that plaintiffs New Latin Image Corporation, David Agrasanchez and Groupo Agrasanchez's complaint against defendants JC-Films, Inc., and Juan Manuel Romero be dismissed with prejudice, with each party bearing its own costs and attorneys' fees by Judge Manuel L. Real :, (bp, ) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
06-11-200759MINUTES OF Final Pretrial Conference held before Judge Manuel L. Real : The court finds that the main case has settled, and that the cross-complaints and 3rd party complaints have not been procecuted properly, in that this is the 3rd final pre-trial conference where the remaining parties have failed to submit a proper proposed final pre-trial conference order. The court ORDERS each of the actions dismissed without prejudice, as to all remaining parties. Plaintiff shall submit a proposed order.Court Reporter: Sheri Kleeger.(bp) (Entered: 06/11/2007)
06-18-200760STIPULATION AND ORDER dismissing of plaintiffs' complaint against defendant with prejudice, and that defendant be dismissed from the action. Each party shall bear its own attorneys' fees and costs by Judge Manuel L. Real :, (bp) (Entered: 06/18/2007)
07-09-200761ORDER RE DISMISSAL OF ACTIONS CV 05-1291 R(RZx) and Cv 05-5910 R(RZx); Phoenix Entertainment Group and Marlene Frink are dismissed from the consolidated actions without prejudice; the third party complaint is dismissed in its entirety without prejudice; third party defendants KAZA Azteca TV, Inc, TV Azteca, S.A. de C.V., BCI Eclipse Co LLC, Navarre Corproation, Cozumel Films, LLC, Rebel Crew Films, Inc., Liberman Broadcasting, Inc, KRCA TF 62, Bela Broadcasting, LLC, KBEH TV 63, Condor Media, Inc., Blair & Associates, Ltd., VCI Entertainment, Ventura Distribution, Inc., Productora Y Comercialadora de Television, S.A de C.V., Excalibur Media Group, LLC, JC-Films, Inc and John Beale are dismissed, without prejudice; Agrasanchez defendants crossclaim against Excalibur Medial Group, LLC is dismissed without prejudice; third party defendant Bela Broadcasting LLC crossclaim against Excalibur Media Group LLC and Sergio Garcia is dismissed without prejudice; the Consolidated actions are each dismissed without prejudice; court further retains jurisdiction as to the Special Masters findings, rulings and recommendations in connection with Agrasanchez plaintiffs motion to compel defendant Rogelio Agrasanchez-Linaje to appear for his deposition and in connection with their efforts to compel the appearance of defendant Rogelio Agrasanchez at the post settlement conference with the special master held 6/2/07 and the conference before this court held 6/11/07 by Judge Manuel L. Real, (Made JS-6. Case Terminated.)(lc) (Entered: 07/09/2007)

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