August 17, 2015 Judge Robert Mariani issued a permanent injunction restraining Eric Kovaleski, Robert Kovaleski and ANYONE ELSE acting in concert with them from infringing MOO DUK KWAN® trademarks and he also entered a $115,560 judgment against Eric Kovaleski, Robert Kovaleski and Tang Soo Karate School, Inc. for Infringing MOO DUK KWAN® trademarks
State and local authorities charged three people in connection with fake clothing being sold at vendor booths during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest, according to a news release from the S.C. Secretary of State’s Office.
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Coach, Inc. et al v. Frederick Goodfellow ,no. 12-5666 (6th Cir. 2013) confirmed a district court’s award of $5,000,000 in damages and an additional $186, 000 in attorneys’ fees to Coach for a flea market owner’s failure to stop his vendors from selling counterfeit Coach goods.
Trademark counterfeiting conspiracy occurs when multiple parties traffic in trademark counterfeit items, such as patches, flags, banners, rank certificates, etc. Under revised Federal statutes, martial art instructors and/or martial art school owners may be found guilty of trademark counterfeiting conspiracy merely by participating in the illegal act such as receiving, distributing, selling, etc. any item […]