LOS ANGELES — A California garment maker has filed suit against Swoon Fashion, M&P Central Inc., Styles for Less Inc. and Does 1 through 10 citing alleged copyright infringement over a clothing pattern.
Unicolors Inc. filed a complaint on Aug. 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the defendants alleging that they manufactured garments bearing similar designs to the plaintiff.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it has suffered damages as the result of its design being used without authority. The plaintiff holds Swoon Fashion, M&P Central Inc., Styles for Less Inc. and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly manufactured and sold garments comprised of fabrics bearing the same designs as the plaintiff.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks award profits and damages derived from the unlawful act, enjoin the defendant from further infringing the plaintiff's designs, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems appropriate. Unicolors Inc. 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-05973