MIAMI – A New York luxury goods company alleges several online businesses are selling counterfeit goods.
Chanel Inc. filed a complaint on Nov. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against orderchanel.com, doryum.net, nicebags4u.com, et al. alleging trademark infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business and reputation. The plaintiff holds orderchanel.com, doryum.net, nicebags4u.com, et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly sells goods that are similar imitations of its products and use the Chanel marks without permission.
The plaintiff seeks enjoin the defendant from further infringing plaintiff's trademark, order transferring the defendants' domain under plaintiff's control, pay the plaintiff all profits and damages derived from the unlawful act, statutory damages in the amount of $2 million per each counterfeit trademark, statutory damages of $100,000 per cybersquatted domain name, all legal fees and interest plus 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 0:16-cv-62648-MGC