Rolex Watch U.S.A., Inc. v. Rozenfeld (D.N.J.)

Ronald David Coleman

Case Conclusion Date:December 5, 2007

Practice Area:Trademark Infringement

Outcome:Rolex awarded over $1 million

Description:A suit by Rolex against various defendants for preliminary and permanent injunctions, statutory damages, treble damages or profits, compensatory damages, punitive damages, pre-judgment interest, attorneys’ fees, investigators’ fees and costs from defendants for each of Plaintiff’s marks that Defendants have willfully and maliciously counterfeited. Defendants were sued by Rolex as a result of Defendants’ sale, offers for sale, distribution, promotion and advertisement of watches bearing counterfeits and infringements of Rolex’s federally registered Rolex trademarks. The unlawful acts of Defendants constituted federal trademark infringement and counterfeiting, false designation of origin and false description and unfair competition under New Jersey common law.