It names, not 1-10, but 1-5,000 John Doe defendants. The complaint — filed by producers of the motion picture “The Hurt Locker” — is over alleged copyright infringement. Targeted are all the currently unnamed individuals who used the BitTorrent peer-to-peer Internet protocol to illegally download the film, despite its copyright.
"John Doe" and "Jane Doe" (for females) are multiple-use names that are used when the true name of a person is unknown or is being intentionally concealed.   In the context of law enforcement in the United States , such names are often used to refer to a corpse whose identity is unknown or unconfirmed.
Yes, to reiterate, a "DOE" defendant, as in "John Doe" is a defendant that is sued under that name because there may be people who you have not yet identified that are liable in the lawsuit. If you do not sue the DOE defendants, then you cannot later add a defendant in the lawsuit.
Following the decision of the Delaware Supreme Court in John Doe No. 1 v. Cahill, the Texas Court of Appeals holds that to obtain the identity of an anonymous individual who allegedly posted defamatory statements online, a plaintiff must submit evidence of the validity of his defamation claim sufficient to survive a motion for summary judgment.
John Doe. John Doe is a mysterious man who rises from the water off an isolated island possessing knowledge of literally everything in the world, yet having no memory of who -- or even what -- he is.
JOHN DOE PRINTERS 1-10, )) Defendants ) * * * APPEARANCES: MAURICE HARMON, ESQUIRE On behalf of Plaintiffs DEBORAH H. SIMON, ESQUIRE On behalf of Defendant John Wiley ...
New West Paving and John Doe 1-10, Adv. Proc. No. 10-54995(PJW) [the “New West Action”]. MEMORANDUM OPINION WALSH, J. This opinion is with regard to nine motions (the
Dr. John Doe is a doctor employed by Jones Memorial, and at all relevant times was the plaintiff's treating physician. The identity of the treating physician is unknown to the plaintiff despite the plaintiff's best efforts to identify the doctor.