60 Day Notice 2019-00885

AG Number: 
2019-00885
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
04/24/2019
Noticing Party: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Alleged Violators: 
Amazon.com Inc.
Robo 3D Inc.
Monoprice Inc.
Staples, Inc.
Print-Rite, N.A. Inc.
Afinia 3D
Microboards Technology LLc
Flashforge USA, Inc.
Walmart Inc.
TEVO 3D Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
XYZPRINTING, INC.
Kinpo Group
Chemicals: 
styrene
Source: 
3D pens w/ABS filaments
NOTE: 
RET

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00885
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/24/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Staples, Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-584232
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Staples, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
attorneys fees and costs
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Comments: 
AG website prevented adding other Plaintiff attorney Ecology Law Center and other Defendants Bestbuy.com and Wobbleworks, Inc.
Supplemental Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00885
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/03/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-582924
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Ecology Law Center
Defendant: 
Monoprice Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
attorneys fees and costs
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00885
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
02/13/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice, Inc.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-582924
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Monoprice, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
650-219-3187
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00885
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
10/15/2019
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Ecology Law Center
Defendant: 
Monoprice Inc. et al
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
injunctive
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00885
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
08/13/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice, Inc. et al
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Walmart
Injunctive Relief: 
Covered Products not sold on Walmart.com in California.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 17,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 18,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00885
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/23/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Staples, Inc.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-584232
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Staples, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on covered products, online warnings.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 9,750.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 10,750.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00885
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
03/11/2021
Case Name: 
Litigation was not filed
Court Name: 
Litigation was not filed
Court Docket Number: 
Litigation was not filed
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Print-Rite N.A., Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on covered products, online warnings.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 18,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 21,500.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 90044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00885
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
01/20/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-582924
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Monoprice, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on covered products, online warnings, notice and warning labels to downstream distributors, customers, retailers
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 6,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 64,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 70,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
PACIFICA, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00885
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
01/20/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-582924
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Monoprice, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on covered products, online warnings, notice and warning labels to downstream distributors, customers, retailers
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 6,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 64,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 70,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
PACIFICA, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00885
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
08/13/2020
Case Name: 
Not Applicable
Court Name: 
Not Applicable
Court Docket Number: 
Not Applicable
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
XYZprinting, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on Covered Products, Online Warnings, Notice to past customers, warnings to current customer and warning labels for inventory
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 36,675.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 25,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 61,675.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
650 219 3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00885
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/06/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Ecology Law Center
Defendant: 
Afinia 3D
MICROBOARDS TECHNOLOGY LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on products and notices to Downstream Releasees
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 23,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 53,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00885
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
10/04/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 08/13/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice, Inc. et al
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Walmart
Injunctive Relief: 
Covered Products not sold on Walmart.com in California.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 17,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 18,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00885
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
10/04/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 08/13/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice, Inc. et al
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Walmart
Injunctive Relief: 
Covered Products not sold on Walmart.com in California
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 17,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 18,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00885
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
10/04/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 08/13/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice, Inc. et al
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Walmart
Injunctive Relief: 
Covered Products not sold on Walmart.com in California
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 17,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 18,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
No
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old Country Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00885
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
10/04/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 08/13/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice, Inc. et al
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Walmart
Injunctive Relief: 
Covered Products not sold on Walmart.com in California
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 17,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 18,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
No
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old Country Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00885
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
06/21/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 04/23/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Staples, Inc.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20584232
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Staples, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on covered products, online warnings.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 9,750.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 10,750.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00885
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
03/15/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Wed, 01/20/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice, Inc.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-582924
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Monoprice, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on covered products, online warnings, notice and warning labels to downstream distributors, customers, retailers.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 6,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 64,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 70,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187


* A non-contingent civil penalty is the civil penalty that must be paid pursuant to the settlement, regardless of future events or actions of the defendant. If a settlement includes a contingent penalty, the plaintiff should report the additional penalty amount when it becomes due.