LOS ANGELES – A clothing manufacturer and a retailer are being accused of copying fabric designs for garments without authorization by a Los Angeles company.
Standards Fabrics International Inc. filed a complaint on Nov. 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Ocean Drive Clothing Co., The TJX Cos. Inc., individually and doing business as T.J. Maxx; and Does 1 through 10
alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business as the result of the infringement. The plaintiff holds
Ocean Drive Clothing Co., The TJX Cos. Inc., individually and doing business as T.J. Maxx; and Does 1 through 10
responsible because the defendants allegedly manufactured and distributed garments using fabrics bearing plaintiff's designs.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant from further infringing plaintiff's copyrights, award all damages and profits to the plaintiff, statutory damages, all legal fees and interest and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Stephen M. Doniger, Scott A. Burroughs, Trevor W. Barrett and Justin M. Gomes of Doniger/Burroughs in Venice.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-08139-MRW