LOS ANGELES – Two retailers with ecommerce websites are accused of selling infringing pendants.
L.A. Gem & Jewelry Design Inc. filed a complaint on March 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Ashley Jewels, Boardwalk Buy and Does 1-10 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that L.A. Gem & Jewelry Design Inc. suffered damages to its business from having its pendant jewelry designs copied without its consent. The plaintiff holds Ashley Jewels, Boardwalk Buy and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly distribute jewelry products that are substantially similar to the plaintiff's designs.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants, award damages, actual damages or statutory damages, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Milord A. Keshishian and J. Nicolas Anwandter of Milord & Associates PC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-02417-CAS-JEM