Brighton Collectibles Sues Pedre Watch For Watch Design Copyright Infringement

San Diego, CA – Brighton Collectibles designs and manufactures fashion accessories, including a watch sold under the Laguna trademark. Brighton registered the copyright in its Laguna watch design in March of 2000.


Defendant Pedre Watch Company is accused of making a less expensive imitation. As a result, Brighton claims that “the Infringing Watch has been advertised, marketed and/or sold to a substantial number of consumers, thus lessening the uniqueness of Plaintiff’s Laguna Watch. The case is Brighton Collectibles, Inc. v. Pedre Watch Co., Inc., CV11-0637 BEN (S.D. Cal. 2011).