SAN FRANCISCO – An Alameda company is suing two Texas residents over allegations of trademark infringement.
Mission Trading Co. Inc. filed a complaint on March 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division against David Vincent Lewis, Sandra Gallagher Lewis and Does 1-10, citing trademark infringement, false advertising and designation of origin, unjust enrichment and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business due to its trademark illegally being used. The suit states the defendants operate an Amazon store and other online stores using the plaintiff's trademarks, but when customers make a purchase, are sent the defendants' products instead. The plaintiff alleges that the defendants use infringing advertisements using its brand to damage it, and as a way for the defendant to promote its own brand.
The plaintiff seeks the following: interest, permanent injunction, legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just and proper. It is represented by Sunita Kapoor of the Law Offices of Sunita Kapoor in Danville.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division Case number 4:16-cv-01110-KAW