LOS ANGELES – A Vernon company claims one of its fabric designs was used in clothing without its permission.
Inc. filed a complaint on March 9 in the U.S. District Court for the
Central District of California against Gogo Apparel Inc., doing business
as Indulge; Himansu Vermani; Minneapolis Rag Stock Co.; and Does 1-10
alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that its two-dimensional artwork GD201, or Flower
2009, was used without obtaining any form of authorization or license
from plaintiff. The plaintiff holds
Gogo Apparel Inc., doing business as Indulge; Himansu Vermani;
Minneapolis Rag Stock Co.; and Does 1-10
responsible because the defendants allegedly manufactured or sold
garments with the plaintiff's design.
The plaintiff requests a
trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendants, all profits of
defendants, attorneys’ fees, interest, costs of litigation, special and
general damages, and further relief as the court deems proper. It is
represented by C. Yong Jeong, Amy Choe and Ryan N. Ostrowski of Jeong
& Likens in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01921