LOS ANGELES – A Korean corporation doing business in Los Angeles County claims Rue 21 unlawfully used its textile designs.
Texkhan Inc., doing business as Hyup Sung T.R.D., filed a complaint on Feb. 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Rue 21 Inc. and Does 1 through 10 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business from having its designs copied and used on other products. The plaintiff holds Rue 21 Inc. and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendant allegedly sells garments made out of fabrics that bear plaintiff's designs.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant from further infringing plaintiff's designs, profits, damages, statutory damages, all legal fees, interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Stephen M. Doniger, Scott Alan 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-00993-MWF-E