LOS ANGELES – A Santa Monica corporation that sells sporting and recreation equipment alleges that San Francisco company contacted a Chinese manufacture to create knock-offs of its equipment.
Gym Rax International Inc. filed a complaint on June 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Fitness Anywhere LLC, doing business as TRX, and Does 1 through 10, alleging trademark infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it is the owner of the Gym Rax, Functional Training Ecosystem and Facilitating the Functional marks. The plaintiff holds Fitness Anywhere LLC and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly sold products that looked identical or similar to the plaintiff's products using the plaintiff's mark without authorization.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants, profits, actual damages, interest, enhanced damages, punitive damages, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. It is represented by Marvin H. Kleinberg and Michael W. Carwin of Kleinberg & Lerner LLP in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:17-cv-04361-R-AS