U.S. News | Jollychic Battle for Use of Copyrighted Textile Design


This past April, C&SM Int’l. filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California with case number 2: 18-cv-03648 against a Newark company,  Jollychic Inc., Haiyan Li and Does 1-10 alleging copyright infringement.

The plaintiff stated in the lawsuit that the Jollychic used a two-dimensional copyrighted textile design in fabric or garments tagged “Kay-25” without permission from the plaintiff.

The plaintiff alleges that the defendants purchased, sold and distributed fabric or garments having their design embedded without permission.

According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff has suffered damages, confusion of customers and unfair competition due to the infringed design.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendants and payment of damages and further relied as the court decides.

Case Information

Case Name: C&SM INT’L. v. JOLLYCHIC, INC. et al
Case Number – 2: 18-cv-03648
Court: U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Judge: Michael R Wilner
Case #: 2:18-cv-03648
Nature of Suit: Copyrights
Date of Filing: April 30, 2018

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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