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Here is a complex timeline of the multiple lawsuits, appeals and counter-appeals surrounding the Sex.com case. Unless you really want to know the fine detail though, you'd be advised to review the far simpler and clearer event timeline here.


             
10 Jul: [1] Sues Cohen for theft of Sex.com (98-cv-20718)

16 Oct: First Amended Complaint [1]

1998
 
26 Apr: Second Amended Complaint [1]
1999
  1999 29 Jul: [2] Sues Myraid for trademark infringement (99-cv-01078)

29 Jul:
[3] Sues National A1 Advertising for trademark infringement (99-cv-01079)
12 Oct: Third Amended Complaint [1]

           
 
2000
  2000 11 Jan: [4] Sues Voice Media for trademark infringement (00-cv-00059)

15 Feb:
[5] Sues Carreon and Kremen for defamation (00-cv-00235)
7 Mar : Intervenes in trademark cases [2][3][4]

           
12 Sep: Fourth Amended Complaint [1]

           

27 Nov 2000
Sex.com handed back to Kremen [1]

            4 Dec: Appeals [1]

14 Dec: [1-1]
Court of Appeals considers appeal (00-17408)

28 Dec:
Case dismissed [/5]

 
2001
  2001 16 Jan: Case dismissed [/4]

26 Jan: [6] Sued by Teleglobal for stealing $1.1m
12 Feb: [7] Sues Cohen for access to assets (01-mc-00093)

8 Mar:
[8] Sued by Carreon for 15 percent of Sex.com (01-cv-20195)
           
 
      30 Mar: Appeal dismissed [/1-1]


3 April 2001

Judge awards Kremen $65m [1]

10 Apr: Intervenes in Teleglobal case [6]
           
            2 May: Appeals against main decision [1]

          8 May: [2-1] Court of Appeals considers appeal (01-15886)
9 May: [3-1] Court of Appeals considers appeal from NSI (01-15889)
           
            12 Jun: Cases dismissed [/2][/3]

            27 Jun: Appeals against injunction on San Diego mansion [1]




          6 Jul: [9] Sues Ron Levi for contempt over Kremen case (01-cv-05948)

            11 Jul: [10] Applies for bankruptcy on San Diego mansion (01-07263)

          12 Jul: [4-1] Court of Appeals considers San Diego mansion appeal (01-16258)

            14 Aug: Appeal dismissed [/4-1]

            24 Sep : Bankruptcy dismissed [/10]

            12 Oct : Teleglobal case dismissed [/6]
17 Oct : [5-1] Court of Appeals considers appeal against Cohen's mansion appeal (01-17034)
           
            24 Oct: Case terminated [/9]
             
4 Feb: [11] Countersues Carreon (02-cv-00615)


2002
 
2002
 

30 August 2002

Court of Appeals decides against Cohen
[/2-1][/5-1]

           

 
2003
 
2003
2 Apr: [6-1] Appeals to Supreme Court (02-1462)

            9 Jun: Appeal dismissed [/6-1]
25 Jul: NSI found culpable of handing over Sex.com [3-1]

           
30 Jun : Kremen and Carreon reach settlement [/8][/11]
           
             


2004
  2004  

23 March 2004

Main case dismissed
[/1]

21 Apr: NSI settles out of court [/3-1]

           
          8 Nov : [7-1] Appeals against dismissal (04-17214)

 
2005
  2005 24 Mar: Appeal dismissed [/7-1]
28 Jun: [12] Sues Cohen's daughter, Jhuliana (05-cv-01319)
           
            22 Jul: [8-1] Appeals to Supreme Court (05-129)

3 Oct : Appeal dismissed [/8-1]

27 Oct:
Arrested in Tijuana. Handed over to US marshals

 

 

 

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