LOS ANGELES – The makers of
pomegranate products allege their trademark is being used by a New Jersey
company for a tea beverage.
Pom Wonderful LLC and The Wonderful Co. LLC,
filed a complaint on Jan. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Central
District of California against Bai Brands LLC alleging trademark infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs
allege that they suffered damages to their business and reputation from having
their mark used on other competing products. The plaintiffs holds Bai Brands
LLC responsible because the defendant markets its products with the SuperTea
mark which infringes plaintiffs' Super Tea trademark and continued to use it
despite being notified by the plaintiffs.
The plaintiffs seek enjoin the defendant from
further infringing plaintiff's trademark, order the destruction of all
allegedly infringing materials, all legal fees and any other relief as the
court deems just. They are represented by J.P. Pecht, Michael M. Vasseghi,
Christa M. Demeke and Kristina M. Diaz of Roll Law Group PC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District
of California, Western Division Case number 2:17-cv-00691-JFW-SS