RIVERSIDE – A Rialto individual is accused of selling counterfeit exercise DVDs and kits on eBay.
Beachbody LLC filed a complaint on April 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Eastern Division against Jamie Christopher and Does 1-10 alleging trademark and copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants are selling fake, pirated or counterfeit versions of its Cize and Country Heat fitness products through eBay. It alleges the defendants did not and failed to obtain the plaintiff's authorization or consent to distribute, mark and sell the products.
The plaintiff seeks an award for all damages in an amount to be proven at the trial, destruction of the infringing articles, attorney's fees, costs of suit and for such other relief as the court may deem just and equitable. It is represented by Christopher D. Johnson, Christoper Q. Pham and Marcus F. Chaney of Johnson and Pham LLP in Woodland Hills.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Eastern Division Case number 5:17-cv-00683