"The plaintiffs’ claim is dismissed. The counterclaim of the defendants is granted and the plaintiffs shall pay to the defendant Room Full of Spoons Inc. US$550,000 in compensatory damages, plus CDN$200,000 in punitive damages. The defendants are entitled to their costs."
The plaintiff is Tommy Wiseau. The defendants are yours truly, Room Full of Spoons.
Thank you, everyone, for all of your support over the years. To our incredible legal teams at Dentons Canada LLP and Taylor, Oballa, Murray, Leyland LLP: Thank you all for having faith in our case, and bringing your best. A big thank you to Damages Expert, Doug Bania at Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants, for his expert testimony.
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For everyone who enjoys reading legal documents... here is the official judgement, all 53 pages of it: Reasons for Judgement - April 23rd, 2020
The Room Full of Spoons team
If you are interested in the Civil Suit, please click on the links below:
Statement of Claim - Wiseau Studio, LLC
June 13th, 2017
Statement of Defence - Room Full of Spoons Inc.
August 9th, 2017
June 4th, 2019
Defendants' Motion to Dismiss
November 25th, 2019
Trial Management Issues
December 10th, 2019
Plaintiffs Motion to Adjourn Trial
December 31st, 2019
Plaintiffs Motion to Discontinue Main Action
January 3rd, 2020
Reasons for Judgement
April 23rd, 2020
-The Room Full of Spoons Team
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