LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles textile business alleges a retailer is selling garments using its copyrighted fabric designs without permission.
Gold Value International Textile, doing business as Fiesta Fabric, filed a complaint on Sept. 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Forever 21 Inc. and Does 1-10 citing copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages from having its two-dimensional graphic artworks used on other fabrics without its consent. The plaintiff holds Forever 21 Inc. and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly sold garments using fabrics that bear plaintiff's copyrighted designs.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant from further infringing plaintiff's designs, award plaintiff all profits, all legal fees plus interest and any other relief as this court deems just. It is represented by C. Yong Jeong of Jeong & Likens LC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-07174-RSWL-AJW