Beverly Hills Trademark Attorneys File Trademark Infringement And Unfair Competition Lawsuit On Behalf of Venice, CA Based Mad Dogg Athletics Against Importer Regarding Use Of Its Exercise Equipment Trademark

Beverly Hills, CA – Trademark attorneys file trademark infringement and Lanham Act 43(a) unfair competition lawsuit against J&B Importers, Inc. to protect Mad Dogg Athletics’ exercise equipment trademark, in Los Angeles Federal District Court, alleging infringement of its USPTO registered trademarks. Mad Dogg Athletics registered its Spinning® trademark for use with “fitness education and traning program for use in connection with indoor cycling via stationary exercise bicycles. Mad Dogg Athletics also registered its Spintech® trademark for use on “stationary exercise bicycles and accessories related thereto, specifically, bicycle cleaning preparations and lubricants.”

The complaint alleges that J&B Importers has used Madd Dog Athletics’ Spintech® trademark on counterfeit bicycle lubricants. Plaintiff alleges that the activities of Defendant “constitute willful and intentional counterfeiting.” The complaint asserts the following causes of action: (1) Federal trademark infringement 15 U.S.C. §§ 1114; (2) Federal unfair competition and false designation of origin under section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1125(a); (3) Unfair competition under Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 ; and, (4) Constructive Trust Under Cal. Civ. Code § 2224. The case is titled Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. v. J & B Importers, Inc., CV08-01717 SVW (Central District Of California).