United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
J. Pechman, United States Senior District Judge.
Marsha J. Pechman Upon consent of Plaintiff Quality Products,
Inc.'s (“Quality Products” or
“Plaintiff”) and Defendants Verka Food Products,
Ltd. (“VFP”), Gagandeep Singh Matta
(“Matta”), and Verka Food International, Ltd.
(“VFI”) (collectively “Defendants”)
and as part of the resolution of all claims asserted in this
action between them and pursuant to their Stipulation for
Final Judgment and separate written Settlement Agreement, the
Court makes the following findings of fact and conclusions of
Quality Products is the owner of the VERKA, VERKA DAHI and
VERKA PANEER trademarks (collectively, the “VERKA
a. No. 4, 438, 391 for the VERKA mark in IC 029 and 030;
b. No. 3, 135, 724 for the VERKA mark in IC 029
c. No. 2, 810, 753 for the VERKA PANEER mark in IC 029
d. No. 2, 899, 544 for the VERKA DAHI mark in IC 029
Quality Products has used the VERKA and VERKA PANEER marks in
commerce since at least 2002, and its VERKA DAHI mark since
at least 2003 to market its food, and more recently non-food,
products. Quality Products' use has been substantially
continuous and exclusive.
Beginning in late 2016, Verka Food International, Ltd., owned
by Gagandeep Singh Matta began to sell products in the United
States that included a trademark bearing the
“Verka” name (the “VFI Verka Mark”).
Quality Products filed this action as a result of this
parties waive the right to appeal the entry of this Judgment
or contest the validity of any clause, term, or provision
herein in any subsequent proceeding.
parties have agreed to the entry of a Final Judgment and
Injunction pursuant to a Settlement Agreement and
the Court hereby ORDERS, ADJUDGES AND DECREES:
Defendants and their respective current and future
subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents,
servants, employees, attorneys, and other persons who are in
active concert or participation with them or individuals
within any Defendant's control ...