In an industry where we’ve seen an increasing number of illegal knock-off manufacturers, we consider this permanent infringement injunction a big win for all the innovators in the world
San Gabriel, CA (PRWEB) February 2, 2011
Odyssey Innovative Designs (Odyssey), a leading design and manufacturer of cases and accessories for the audio market, has won an infringement lawsuit brought against another accessories manufacturer, Rack in the Cases Limited, its affiliates and distributors.
The trademark lawsuit involves the defendant’s usage of the Odyssey brand and the identical production of its product concepts. As a result, the United States District Court / Central District of California (case no. CV10-3411DSF) ruled in favor of Odyssey, ordering Rack in the Cases, its affiliates and distributors, to pay Odyssey $2,000,000 in statutory damages and be enjoined from using Odyssey’s trademark. The defendant must also immediately cease all usage of the Odyssey brand, including but not limited to the termination of its online sales.
“In an industry where we’ve seen an increasing number of illegal knock-off manufacturers, we consider this permanent infringement injunction a big win for all the innovators in the world,” said John Hsiao, CEO of Odyssey Innovative Designs.
Odyssey Innovative Designs (http://www.odysseycases.com) is an industry-leading design and manufacturer of professional mobile accessory solutions for the DJ, musical instruments, and pro audio markets. Founded in 1995, Odyssey has brought to market hundreds of unique solutions and continues to lead the industry with innovative patents. With numerous technology and design awards, Odyssey has established a worldwide reputation for innovation, quality and design. The Odyssey group of companies includes Show Solutions (http://www.showsolutions.com) and BC Cases (http://www.bccases.com).