LOS ANGELES – Two Santa Barbara companies allege that a New York company and its subsidiary advertises and sells products that infringes plaintiffs' patent.
Liqwd Inc. and Olaplex LLC filed a complaint on Nov. 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the L'Oreal USA Inc., L'Oreal USA Products. Inc., L'Oreal USA S/D Inc., and Redken 5th avenue NYC LLC alleging patent infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs manufacture Olaplex Bond Multiplier, a treatment used in hair salons to protect color-treated hair during the bleaching process. The plaintiffs hold L'Oreal USA Inc., L'Oreal USA Products. Inc., L'Oreal USA S/D Inc., and Redken 5th avenue NYC LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly infringes one or more claim of plaintiffs' patents with its Matrix Bond Ultim8 and other products.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek enjoin the defendants, award damages to the plaintiff, supplemental damages, treble damages, all damages sufficient to compensate the plaintiffs, all legal fees and interest plus any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Matthew K. Blackburn of Diamond McCarthy LLP in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-08708-R-AFM