FORT LAUDERDALE – An Ohio clothing retailer alleges counterfeit goods are being sold online.
Abercrombie and Fitch Trading Co. filed a complaint on Feb. 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against abercrombieandfitchsale.us, abercrombie-and-fitch.us, abercrombieoutlet.us, et al. alleging trademark infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business and reputation as the result of its mark being used on other products. The plaintiff holds abercrombieandfitchsale.us, abercrombie-and-fitch.us, abercrombieoutlet.us, et al.
responsible because the defendants allegedly are selling counterfeit goods using the plaintiff's mark online.
The plaintiff seeks to enjoin the defendants from further infringing plaintiff's mark, transfer all domain names used by the defendant under the plaintiff's control, pay all profits and damages to the plaintiff, treble damages, statutory damages of $2 million per counterfeit trademark used, all legal fees, interest and any other relief as the court deems just. It is 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 0:17-cv-60394-DPG