LOS ANGELES – Ross Stores Inc. is accused of using a Vernon company's copyrighted textile design without authorization.
Unicolors Inc. filed a complaint on Jan. 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Ross Stores Inc., doing business as DDs Discounts, and Does 1-10 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business from having its copyrighted designs used by another business. The plaintiff holds Ross Stores Inc., doing business as DDs Discounts, and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly marketed garments that feature plaintiff's EH 101 design.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant, all profits and damages, statutory damages, all legal fees, interest and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by C. Yong Jeong, Amy J. Choe and Ryan N. Ostrowski of Jeong & Likens, L.C. in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-00233-PSG-SS