Unicolors Inc. Accuses Retail Store, Suppliers of Copyright Infringement

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Unicolors Inc. of Vernon, California, a Los Angeles County artwork design business has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Zara USA Inc. of New York City and Does 1-10, a retail store and suppliers, alleging copyright infringement and distribution of intellectual property without authority from owner.

The complaint, which was filed on September 18, 2017, allegest that Unicolors suffered monetary damages from the defendants in manufacturing and/or supplying garments comprised of a fabric printed with the plaintiff’s copyrighted two-dimensional graphic artworks without the plaintiff’s knowledge or consent. Unicolors have it that Zara USA Inc.  Induced, participated in, aided and abetted in and profited from the illegal reproduction, importation, purchase, marketing, advertisement, distribution and/or sales of a product featuring Unicolors’ design.

Attorneys C. Yong Jeong, Scott Satkin and John R. Baldivia of Jeong and Likens LC in Los Angeles who is representing Unicolors seeks for trial by jury, judgment against the defendants, profits from infringement, attorney fees, interest, costs of litigation, interest and all relief the court deems proper.

Case Info:

Unicolors, Inc. v. Zara USA, Inc. et al

Plaintiff: Unicolors, Inc.
Defendant: DOES and Zara USA, Inc.
Case Number: 2:2017cv06881
Filed: September 18, 2017
Court: California Central District Court

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