LOS ANGELES – Two garment vendors are accused of selling clothing with a design that is similar to a copyrighted fabric owned by a Los Angeles County company.
Standard Fabrics International Inc. filed a complaint on Nov. 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Jaxi's II Inc., doing business as FCNY Fashion, Forman Mills Inc. and Does 1 through 10 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business. The plaintiff holds Jaxi's II Inc., doing business as FCNY Fashion, Forman Mills Inc. and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly made an unauthorized reproduction of its 8039 design and sold it in garments.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks award damages and profits derived from the infringing act to the plaintiff, statutory damages, all legal fees and interest and any other relief as the court deems just. It 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-08500-AB-GJS