SAN FRANCISCO – An Italian corporation that manufacturers eyewear has filed a suit against a Haywood business over allegations it sells counterfeit products.
Luxottica Group S.p.A. filed a complaint on May 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Quik Gas 'N' Shop Inc., Jagjeet Singh Narula and Does 1-10, citing federal trademark infringement, false designation of origin, unfair competition and other claims.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business as a result of counterfeit copies of its products being distributed by the defendants at their Mission Chevron & Car Wash. The plaintiff holds Quik Gas 'N' Shop Inc., Jagjeet Singh Narula; and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly use and distributed counterfeit products bearing the Ray-Ban marks without the plaintiff's consent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunctive relief, an order for the defendant to recall all counterfeit products and deliver them to the plaintiff for destruction, all damages suffered by plaintiff, award all profits derived from using Ray-Ban marks to plaintiff, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Brent H. Blakely and Cindy Chan of Blakely Law Group in Manhattan Beach.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 5:16-cv-02455-NC