MIAMI – Several sportswear manufacturers have filed suit against online sellers alleging they are selling counterfeit copies of their goods.
Adidas AG, Adidas International Marketing BV, Adidas America Inc., Reebok International Limited, Reebok International LTD, and Sports Licensed Division of the Adidas Group LLC filed a complaint on July 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against adidasboost350yeezyshoes.top, 2016nikeairmaxchaussure.top, 2016premium.top, et al. alleging trademark infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages to their business as the result of their products being infringed and sold to consumers by the defendants. The plaintiffs hold the defendants responsible because the defendants allegedly use online domains to sell and distribute counterfeit copies of plaintiffs' products.
The plaintiffs seek permanent injunction against the defendants, enjoin the defendants, payment for all profits and damages derived from the allegedly unlawful acts, $2 million as statutory damages per each counterfeit trademark, $100,000 per cybersquatted domain name used, all legal fees and interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Stephen M. Gaffigan, Virgilio Gigante and T. Raquel Rodriguez-Albizu of Stephen M. Gaffigan PA in Fort Lauderdale.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 0:16-cv-61684-RNS