LA Idol Pocket Designs Barred For Now In Copyright Suit

Law360, San Diego (October 12, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT) -- A California federal court on Tuesday barred LA Idol Fashion Inc. from using rear-pocket designs on jeans that likely infringe seven designs by Sweet People Apparel Inc. and RCRV Inc.

U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson issued a preliminary injunction against LA Idol, determining in an in-chambers order that the plaintiffs showed that they would likely be successful on their copyright and trademark infringement claims and noted that the close resemblance between the plaintiffs’ jean pockets and the defendant's products strongly suggested copying. In addition, the court...
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