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, attorneysâ€™ fees, investigatorsâ€™ fees and costs from defendants for each of Plaintiffâ€™s marks that Defendants have willfully and maliciously counterfeited. Defendants were sued by Rolex as a result of Defendantsâ€™ sale, offers for sale, distribution, promotion and advertisement of watches bearing counterfeits and infringements of Rolexâ€™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.