LOS ANGELES – The manufacturer of Ray-Ban products alleges counterfeit products are being sold online.
Luxottica Group S.p.A filed a complaint on April 30 in the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California against Alexander Cheung and Does 1-10 alleging trademark infringement and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants are offering counterfeit reproductions of Ray-Ban marks for sale on online marketplaces.
The plaintiff holds Cheung and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly disregarded plaintiff's rights to control its intellectual property and misappropriated plaintiff's trademark, name, reputation and goodwill,.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendants; injunctive relief; award of applicable interest amounts; costs; disbursements; and/or attorneys’ fees; award of profits, damages and fees; punitive damages; and other relief as may be just. It is represented by Brent H. Blakely and Jessica C. Covington of Blakely Law Group in Manhattan Beach.
US District Court of the Central District of California case number 2:18-cv-03649