LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County company claims two of its textile designs were unlawfully used in garments.
Unicolors Inc. filed a complaint on Feb. 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against One Step Up LTD, Chaps Inc., Fashion Flair LLC, et al. citing copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business from having its copyrighted GS435 and SC929 designs used on other fabrics. The plaintiff holds One Step Up LTD, Chaps Inc., Fashion Flair LLC, et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly sold garments in their stores that feature fabrics that bear plaintiff's designs without authorization.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants, profits and damages, statutory damages, all legal fees plus interest and any other relief as this 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 2:17-cv-00813-PJW