Beats Electronics, LLC v. The Partnerships and Unincorporated Associations Identified on Schedule “A” – Case No. 13-cv-8590

 

NOTICE TO CONSUMER

 

This domain was previously held for the sale of alleged counterfeit Beats Electronics, LLC (“Beats”) products. Control of this domain has been transferred to Beats, the rightful owner of the BEATS Trademarks, pursuant to a temporary court order. Beats took this action to protect the Beats brand and the consumer from unknowingly purchasing counterfeit products.  The websites listed in the complaint are not affiliated with the genuine Beats brand.  Beats and its counsel cannot provide any additional information regarding any orders placed with any of the websites.  

 

To purchase genuine Beats products, please visit beatsbydre.com.  To learn more about why sites advertising outlet, cheap, or discounted Beats products for sale could be one of the indications of counterfeit product, visit the Beats Safe Buying Guide at beatsbydre.com.

 

If you believe that you have been victimized and you used a credit card, we suggest that you request a refund from your credit card company by calling the telephone number on the back of your credit card or on your monthly statement.  In addition, you should NOT have to pay any shipping or restocking charges to send counterfeit products back to the defendants.   

 

If you would like to provide additional information regarding your purchase, please email reportfakes@gbcinternetenforcement.net and include information such as:

 

  • Website name
  • Product(s) purchased
  • Date and amount of purchase
  • The name of defendants’ company as it appears on your credit card statement
  • Payment type (e.g. Visa, MasterCard, Western Union, etc.)
  • Addresses provided by the defendants to return products
  • Email correspondence with defendants
  • New websites or domain names operated by defendants

 

You will not receive a response, but any information may be useful for continued anticounterfeiting efforts.

 

  

NOTICE TO DEFENDANT

 

The defendants operating the Defendant Internet Stores listed in Schedule A to the Complaint are hereby advised: 
  
Plaintiff has charged Defendants with violations of United States federal and state laws prohibiting trademark infringement and counterfeiting.  A copy of the Complaint and other legal documents may be obtained from Plaintiff’s attorney, Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd., attorney [at] gbcinternetenforcement.net, 312.987.2928, and on this website.  See links below.

 

Any answer or other response to the Complaint should be filed with the Clerk of the Court, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Chicago, Illinois within twenty-one (21) days from January 3, 2014. If no appearance or pleading is filed, the Court may render a judgment against the defendants. 

  

Defendants are advised to seek legal counsel. 

 

Complaint (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Schedule A (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Memorandum in Support of a Temporary Restraining Order (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Temporary Restraining Order (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Extension of Temporary Restraining Order (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

 

Motion for a Preliminary Injunction (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Memorandum in Support of Preliminary Injunction (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Notice of Motion for Preliminary Injunction (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Preliminary Injunction (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

 

Motion for Default Judgment (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Memorandum in Support of Motion (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Notice of Motion (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)

Default Judgment (VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF)