LOS ANGELES – A North Carolina company alleges that the operators of the New Wave Restaurant in Bellflower, 80's Bar & Grille in Fullerton and That 80's Bar in Montclair used counterfeit karaoke accompaniment tracks.
Phoenix Entertainment Partners LLC filed a complaint on Oct. 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Morel Sand LLC, Local Motion OC LLC, Living S & G Inc. and Does 1-10 alleging trademark infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges it manufactures the Sound Choice karaoke tracks and graphics. The plaintiff holds Morel Sand LLC, Local Motion OC LLC, Living S & G Inc. and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly used counterfeit products bearing plaintiff's trademark, which it alleges is likely to cause confusion with customers.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks award plaintiff all profits and damages sustained from the unlawful act; statutory damages of no less than $50,000 per defendant; award treble, punitive and enhanced damages to plaintiff; order the defendant to deliver up for destruction all computer disk drives which contains counterfeit media; all legal fees; and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Larry Zerner of Law Offices of Larry Zerner in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-07488-MRW