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Toon Boom Wins Restraining Order Against BauhausBauhaus? use of Toon Boom?s name was not authorized by Toon Boom (January 20, 2006)
Emmy-award winning, Toon Boom Animation Inc., the worldwide leader of animation software solutions, is proud of its reputation for delivering quality, efficiency and reliability to the animation community from Hollywood studios creating blockbuster animated films to individual animators creating their first masterpieces.
Toon Boom Animation has obtained a temporary restraining order in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas against Bauhaus Software, Inc. The temporary restraining order prevents Bauhaus from continuing to advertise product promotions that prominently feature the Toon Boom name. Toon Boom has no business relationship with Bauhaus, and has no plans to form such an alliance. Bauhaus use of Toon Booms name was not authorized by Toon Boom, and Bauhaus products are not endorsed, supported, approved or otherwise sponsored by Toon Boom.
About Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Winner of the 2005 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award, Toon Boom Animation Inc. is the worldwide leader of animation software solutions with high-tech tools such as morphing, inverse kinematics and glue. Toon Boom carries several leading animation products, including Harmony, Opus, Solo and Studio. Harmony is a revolutionary solution designed to meet digital animation production needs, whether it is cut-out or paperless. Its superior toolset, with morphing, inverse kinematics and glue, makes it the solution for any studio wanting to create the highest-quality animation cost-effectively. Toon Boom Opus is the industry standard for traditional animation production. From scanning, inking and painting, to compositing and rendering, its powerful features translate into significant savings throughout the production process. Designed to meet the needs of small studios and independent filmmakers, Toon Boom Solo brings the power of Toon Booms most advanced applications into this stand-alone animation software solution. As for Toon Boom Studio, this application is the ideal tool for individuals. Toon Boom also offers consulting and training services dedicated to increasing animation production efficiency and quality. With these great offerings, Toon Boom Animation is well-poised to continue delivering quality, efficiency and reliability to the animation community - for all animation styles and formats.
Toon Boom's client base ranges from major studios creating Hollywood blockbuster animated films to individual animators creating their first masterpieces. Market-leading studios using Toon Boom's products include Nelvana, Klasky Csupo, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Universal, Mercury Filmworks, Wild Brain, King Camera, Cromosoma and Lanterna Magica, to name a few. Some of the prestigious productions done with Toon Booms technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Rugrats, and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.
In 2004, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry honored Ms. Vogelesang, President and Chief Executive Officer of Toon Boom Animation, with the Life Time Achievement Award for promoting the Indian Animation Sector globally. Since 1999, Toon Boom has advocated the potential of India as an animation destination and has established a great working relationship with many successful studios.
For additional information, visit Toon Boom at www.toonboom.com.
Opus, Solo, Studio and Harmony are trademarks of Toon Boom Animation Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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