MIAMI – Two New York companies allege that online sellers are distributing counterfeit copies of its goods.
Marc Jacobs Trademarks LLC and Marc Jacobs International LLC filed a complaint on June 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against dkmarcjacobstasker.com, adidrivingforce.co.uk, alwny.org, et al. alleging trademark infringement, false designation of origin and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages to their business as the result of counterfeit copies of their products being distributed. The plaintiffs hold dkmarcjacobstasker.com, adidrivingforce.co.uk, alwny.org, et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly used internet websites and domains to distribute products that bear the same mark as plaintiff's.
The plaintiffs seek injunction against the defendants, enjoin the defendants, transfer all domain names to plaintiff, account and pay plaintiff all profits and damages, statutory damages from each defendant in the amount of $2 million per each counterfeit, all profits and damages derived from the defendant's cybersquatting, 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-61467-WJZ