TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- mophie, LLC, a global company that is the market leader in the smartphone and tablet portable power management segment, filed a lawsuit Monday in a California federal court against LivingSocial, Inc. and Source Vista for selling knock-off products. The suit alleges infringement of mophie's trade dress and trademarks and seeks monetary damages and an injunction against further infringing sales of products.
"mophie has invested years developing proprietary technology and building intellectual property to design and produce innovative, attractive and cutting-edge products so users can get the most out of their portable computing devices," said Daniel Huang, CEO of mophie. "The sale of imitation products by LivingSocial and Source Vista are an affront to us and an insult to our valued customers. We intend to vigorously enforce our intellectual property rights on a global scale to ensure that consumers can have confidence in the quality and integrity of the mophie products they purchase."
mophie filed a complaint for Trademark Infringement, False Designation of Origin, Trademark Dilution, Trade Dress Infringement, Unfair Competition and Copyright Infringement. The company also made demand for a jury trial.
mophie is widely known for its innovative juice pack battery case, which integrates a rechargeable external battery into a stylish protective case. For more information on mophie and its portfolio of products, please visit www.mophie.com.
mophie is a California-based, award-winning designer and manufacturer of mobile intelligent devices and accessories. Widely acclaimed for innovative solutions, mophie is the proud developer of the juice pack, the first ever "Works With iPhone" portable battery solution certified by Apple Inc. mophie products are recognized for style, engineered for performance and created to provide a seamless integration of industrial hardware, electronic software and artistic design. mophie has operations in California, Michigan and China, and its products are available through a variety of channels, including Apple stores and select retailers in over 100 countries. Visit mophie.com or join at facebook.com/mophie and on Twitter and Instagram @mophie