LOS ANGELES – A Commerce corporation alleges a Florida business has unlawfully used one of its textile designs.
Jitrade Inc. filed a complaint on May 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Giti Online Inc., Edward Chong and Does 1-10 alleging that they violated the United States Copyright Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it is the owner of a unique two-dimensional graphic artwork for use on textiles and garments titled "SND1412_3."
The plaintiff holds Giti Online Inc. Chong and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly manufactured and supplied garments comprised of fabric printed with plaintiff’s copyrighted design without plaintiff’s knowledge or consent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks an award for all profits of defendants plus all losses of plaintiff, attorneys’ fees, costs, prejudgment interest and such other legal and equitable relief. It is represented by C. Yong Jeong and Regina S. Zernay of Jeong & Likens LC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:18-cv-04276-DSF-AFM