60 Day Notice 2019-00886

AG Number: 
2019-00886
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
04/24/2019
Noticing Party: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Alleged Violators: 
Afinia 3D
Microboards Technology LLC
Amazon.com Inc.
3D Print North America, Inc.
BASF Corporation
Shenzhen Esun Industrial Co., Ltd.
Keene Village Plastics, Ltd.
Eastman Kodak Company
M3D LLC
Office Depot, Inc.
Makerbot Industries, LLC
Makergear, LLC
Media Supply, Inc.
Profound 3D
Monoprice Inc.
Print-Rite N.A., Inc.
Prusa Research S.R.O.
Robo 3D Inc.
SHAXON INDUSTRIES, Inc.
FRY'SELECTRONICS, Inc.
DYNAMISM.COM
Ultimaker USA Inc.
XYZPRINTING, INC.
Kinpo Group
Zortrax S.A.
Chemicals: 
styrene
Source: 
3D pens w/ABS filaments
NOTE: 
RET

60-Day Notice Document

Supplemental Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00886
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:
2019-00886
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, CO 94044
Phone Number:
650-219-3187
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00886
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
10/15/2019
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Ecology Law Center
Defendant: 
3D PRINT OF NORTH AMERICA, 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:
2019-00886
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:
2019-00886
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
Corrected Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00886
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
01/08/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Makergear LLC
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:
$ 1,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 20,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 21,500.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
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
Comments: 
revised [proposed] consent judgment modifying release language
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00886
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
12/01/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D Print of North America
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Makergear, LLC
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:
$ 1,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 20,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 21,500.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
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:
2019-00886
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
09/17/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foudation v 3D PRINT OF NORTH AMERICA
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Ultimaker USA Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on Covered Products, Online Warnings, Notice to downstream retailers, and warning labels for inventory.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 25,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 28,500.00
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:
2019-00886
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:
2019-00886
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
07/02/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v 3D Print of North America, In
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
BASF Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on Covered Products, Online Warnings, Notice to Downstream Releasees and stick-on labels for inventory
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 10,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 40,000.00
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:
2019-00886
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
06/16/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Makerbot Industries, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on Covered Products, Online Warnings, Notice to Downstream Releasees and stick-on labels for inventory.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 18,750.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 48,750.00
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 Rd., Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00886
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
05/27/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Shaxon Industries, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on products and packaging, notice to downstream releasees
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 12,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 42,000.00
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
Comments: 
other Plaintiff counsel - Ecology Law Center
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-00886
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/06/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
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 & notice 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:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
03/15/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Wed, 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: 
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 90044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
01/25/2021
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 01/07/2021
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Makergear LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on covered products, online warnings, notice and warning labels to downstream distributors, customers, retailers
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 20,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 21,500.00
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 RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
PACIFICA, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
11/09/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 09/17/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D Print of North America
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Ultimaker USA, 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:
$ 3,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 25,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 28,500.00
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:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
11/09/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 09/17/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D Print of North America
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Ultimaker USA, 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:
$ 3,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 25,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 28,500.00
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:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
09/15/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 07/02/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D Print of North America
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
BASF Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on Covered Products, Online Warnings, Notice to Downstream Releasees and stick-on labels for inventory
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 10,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 40,000.00
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, Ste. 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
650-219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
08/07/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Mon, 04/06/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Afinia 3D
MICROBOARDS TECHNOLOGY LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on products & notice 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
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 Rd, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
08/10/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Tue, 06/16/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Makerbot Industries, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on Covered Products, Online Warnings, Notice to Downstream Releasees and stick-on labels for inventory.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 18,750.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 48,750.00
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 Rd., Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00886
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
08/07/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Wed, 05/27/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D Print et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-580009
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Shaxon Industries, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on products and packaging, notice to downstream releasees
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 12,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 42,000.00
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 RD, 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.