Star Fabrics Accuses J.C. Penny of Copyright Infringement

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Star Fabrics Inc, a Los Angeles fabrics business is suing J.C. Penny and other garment vendors, alleging copyright infringement.

Star Fabrics Inc. filed a complaint on September 5 at the United States District Court for the Central District of California with case no case number 2:17-cv-06535-SS against Cejon Accessories Inc., J.C. Penny Company, Inc., and Does 1 through 10, alleging that they illegally copied and reproduced the plaintiff’s floral fabric designs.

Star Fabrics claims in the complaint that it suffered damages from having its floral fabric designs copied by the other garment vendors.

According to the complaint, Star Fabrics alleges that the defendants have been engaged in the illegal sale of garments made out of fabrics that bear the plaintiff’s designs. The plaintiff is seeking a trial by jury, and to enjoin the defendants. The plaintiff is also seeking all profits, statutory damages, legal fees, interest and all other relief the court deems just.

The case is currently pending.

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Nathaniel is a News Reporting Intern at Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW). He has a passion for writing, capacity building and social media marketing. He is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna, where he graduated with BTECHAGRIC. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and the National Union of Campus Journalist (NUCJ). Nathaniel has served as Editor-in-Chief for a number of magazines and as a contributor to various online repositories. Email: anathaniel@nlipw.com

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