SANTA ANA – A Minnesota beauty company alleges an Orange County company has copied the designs of its makeup brushes.
Sigma Enterprises LLC filed a complaint on June 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division against Alluring Deals LLC, doing business as K.T.B. Cosmetics; Hugo Sanchez; and Does 1 through 20 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants have unlawfully copied "nearly every aspect" of its makeup brushes, including the shape and color. It also alleges the defendants have copied its marketing materials and copyrighted product descriptions.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory and statutory damages, enjoin the defendants, enhanced damages, interest, treble damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Lynnda A. McGlinn of Dorsey & Whiteney LLP in Costa Mesa.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division case number 8:17-cv-01074-DOC-JCG