LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County fabric business is suing garment vendors, alleging copyright infringement.
Fabric Selection Inc. filed a complaint Aug. 17 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Zulily LLC, Buy in America, Inc., Moderat, Inc., Yanagi Trading LLC, and Does 1 through 50, alleging they illegally copied and reproduced the plaintiff's fabric designs.
According to the complaint, Fabric Selection suffered damages from having its designs copied without its consent. The plaintiff alleges the defendants illegally sold garments made out of fabrics that bear the plaintiff's designs.
Fabric Selection seeks trial by jury, permanent injunction, the recall and destruction of all infringing garments, actual damages, statutory damages of $150,000 for each violation, legal fees and all other relief the court deems just. It is represented by attorney Michael C. Baum of Resch Polster & Berger LLP in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:17-cv-06102-CAS-FFM