LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles corporation and a Seattle company are accused of using a textile design in garments without authorization.
Unicolors Inc. filed a complaint on May 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Mystree Inc., individually and doing business as Hem & Thread; Zulily LLC; and Does 1 through 10 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages from having its MG1175 design copied by the defendants. The plaintiff holds Mystree Inc., individually and doing business as Hem & Thread; Zulily LLC; and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly sold or manufactured garments made out of fabrics that bear plaintiff's two dimensional design.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants, all profits, monetary damages, statutory damages and any other relief as the 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-04074-MRW