MIAMI – A St. Lucie
West automotive parts business is accused of selling counterfeit Bosch parts.
Robert Bosch GMBH and
Robert Bosch LLC filed a complaint on Jan. 27 in the U.S. District Court
for the Southern District of Florida against SIC Autoparts LLC alleging
According to the complaint, the
plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages to their business and
reputation. The plaintiffs holds SIC Autoparts LLC responsible because
the defendant allegedly sells canister purge valves that bear
plaintiff's Bosch marks that are not genuine, which the plaintiffs claim
causes confusion among consumers and damages their reputation.
plaintiffs seek to enjoin the defendant from further using plaintiffs'
mark, pay the plaintiffs all profits, treble damages, actual damages,
statutory damages of up to $2 million for each type of product sold,
deliver up for destruction all infringing materials, pay the plaintiff
for no less than $10,000, all legal fees and any other relief as the
court deems just.
They are represented by Robert H. Thornburg
and Cameron C. Murphy of Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist,
P.A. in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 2:17-cv-14030-DMM