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Complaint

Documents D1 - D198 cited in the complaint









Sony Group companies, law firm Hogan Lovells and the United States Department of Justice defrauded the United States

Sony Group companies and law firm Hogan Lovells defrauded the United States

1. Sony Interactive Entertainment (before April 2016 known as Sony Computer Entertainment) manufactures Sony brand game consoles PlayStation Vita and markets said game consoles worldwide.

2. Sony Interactive Entertainment and Sony Corporation as parent company for Sony Interactive Entertainment get income from sales of game consoles PlayStation Vita worldwide.

3. At the end of 2011 Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment found out that the invention protected by the patent of the Russian Federation No.2427879 is used in game console PlayStation Vita and became legal obstacle in the way of sales of the game consoles in Russia.

4. Vitaly Pilkin, the author of this information, was one of two owners of the patent.

5. Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Entertainment and Hogan Lovells (CIS) conspired to undertake any possible acts, including the violation of criminal statute of the United States, in order to invalidate the patent. Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment involved Sony Electronics (Sony Group company in Russia) to implement said conspiracy and wrongdoing.

6. Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment repeatedly induced, abetted and aided Sony Electronics and corruptly persuaded several CEO of Sony Electronics:

a) to pay to Hogan Lovells (CIS) for its (i) fraudulent representations while the patent dispute had been considering in Rospatent and in the Russian courts, (ii) corrupting top executives of Rospatent and the Russian judges, (iii) wrongful influence on adjudications of Rospatent and the Russian courts, (iv) concealment of said criminal wrongdoing;
b)to conceal said criminal wrongdoing.

7. From the beginning of 2012 till the end of 2015 Sony Electronics repeatedly induced, corruptly persuaded and bribed Hogan Lovells (CIS) (i) to falsify proofs while the patent dispute had been considering in Rospatent and in the Russian courts and (ii) to corrupt top executives of Rospatent and the Russian judges, (iii) to influence wrongfully the adjudications of Rospatent and the Russian courts, (iv) to conceal said criminal wrongdoing.

8. From the beginning of 2012 till the end of 2015 Sony Electronics willfully and repeatedly paid to Hogan Lovells (CIS) for its (i) fraudulent representations while the patent dispute had been considering in Rospatent and in the Russian courts, (ii) corrupting top executives of Rospatent and the Russian judges, (iii) wrongful influence on the adjudications of Rospatent and the Russian courts, (iv) concealment of said conspiracy and criminal wrongdoing.

9. While the patent dispute had been considering in Rospatent and in the Russian courts Hogan Lovells (CIS) (i) falsified proofs, (ii) corrupted top executives of Rospatent and the Russian judges, (iii) wrongfully influenced the adjudications of Rospatent and the Russian courts and (iv) concealed said criminal wrongdoing.

10. Hogan Lovells (CIS) repeatedly corruptly persuaded lawyers of Hogan Lovells (CIS) (i) to falsify proofs while the patent dispute had been considering in Rospatent and in the Russian courts, (ii) to conceal said criminal wrongdoing.

11. Hogan Lovells US LLP and Hogan Lovells International LLP repeatedly induced, abetted and aided Hogan Lovells (CIS) and corruptly persuaded lawyers of Hogan Lovells (CIS) (i) to falsify proofs while the patent dispute had been considering in the Russian courts, (ii) to corrupt the Russian judges while the patent dispute had been considering in the Russian courts, (iii) to influence wrongfully the adjudications of the Russian courts and (iv) to conceal said criminal wrongdoing.

12. Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Entertainment (until April 2016), Sony Interactive Entertainment (since April 2016), Hogan Lovells US LLP and Hogan Lovells International LLP knowingly and willfully induced, abetted and aided Sony Electronics and Hogan Lovells (CIS) to violate the criminal statute of the United States and to conceal said criminal wrongdoing.

13. Sony Corporation, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Hogan Lovells US LLP in concert with their affiliates conspired to conceal and concealed the above violation of criminal statutes of the United States, obstructed criminal investigations and thus defrauded the United States.

14. As a result of the above criminal wrongdoing Sony Electronics, Hogan Lovells (CIS), Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Entertainment (until April 2016), Sony Interactive Entertainment (since April 2016), Hogan Lovells US LLP, Hogan Lovells International LLP in concert with their top executives, employees, lawyers and partners knowingly and willfully violated in total the following provisions of the US federal statute: 15 U.S.C. §78dd-1 (f)(2)(B), 18 U.S.C. §2, 18 U.S.C. §201(b)(1)(C), 18 U.S.C. §371, 18 U.S.C. §1001, 18 U.S.C. §1341, 18 U.S.C. §1343, 18 U.S.C. §1510(a), 18 U.S.C. §1512(b)(1), 18 U.S.C. §1512(b)(3), 18 U.S.C. §1961(A), 18 U.S.C. §1961(B), 18 U.S.C. §1961(1), 18 U.S.C. §1962(d).

15. The above paragraphs [1] - [14] are confirmed by facts and evidence disclosed in counts 1 - 22, 26 - 28 of the Complaint and supporting documents D12 - D153 placed in the left column.

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) headed by the Attorney General Loretta Lynch defrauded the United States

16. In violation of federal statute, DOJ headed by the Attorney General Loretta Lynch refused to investigate information which evidence that Sony Corporation, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony Electronics, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells (CIS) and their employees and lawyers committed federal offenses.

17. By commission of acts that obstructed a lawful governmental function by means that were dishonest, DOJ aided Sony Group companies and Hogan Lovells to commit said federal offenses, to avoid liability for commission of said federal offenses.

18. The Attorney General Loretta Lynch committed acts that obstructed a lawful governmental function by means that were dishonest.

19. The above paragraphs [16] - [18] are confirmed by facts and evidence disclosed in counts 23 - 24 of the Complaint and supporting documents D154 - D167 placed in the left column.

DOJ headed by the Attorney General Jeff Sessions defrauded the United States

20. By concealing:
(a) federal offenses committed by Sony Corporation, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony Electronics, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells (CIS) and their top managers, employees and lawyers,
(b) misconduct inside DOJ,
the United States Department of Justice headed by the Attorney General Jeff Sessions knowingly and willfully aided Sony Group companies, Hogan Lovells and their employees and lawyers to commit said federal offenses, to avoid liability for committed federal offenses.

21. DOJ committed acts that obstructed a lawful governmental function by means that were dishonest.

22. The above paragraphs [20] - [21] are confirmed by facts and evidence disclosed in count 25 of the Complaint and supporting documents D168 - D193 placed in the left column.

Grounds for placement of the above information:

✓ the above information is true and confirmed by evidence disclosed in the Complaint and accompanied documents D1 - D198;
✓ the US Department of Justice did not provide equal justice under law;
✓ the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed civil action against the US Department of Justice without considering the matter on the merits - see Doc 8 in section 'Judicial documents' https://vitalypilkin.blogspot.com/
✓ FOIA: the basic function of the Freedom of Information Act is to ensure informed citizens, vital to the functioning of a democratic society.



Vitaly Pilkin:
vitalypilkin@gmail.com

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