Amazon Prohibited From Selling Allegedly Counterfeit Facemasks

May 4, 2021, 4:17 PM

A court order is appropriate to prevent Amazon.com Inc. from selling or posting allegedly counterfeit Suncoo-branded disposable facemasks on its website because it relisted its own supply of the items three times after agreeing to stop, a federal court in California ruled.

Amazon claimed the relistings were inadvertent, but its “conduct establishes a likelihood that it will infringe the SUNCOO mark again, be it via carelessness or otherwise,” Judge Otis D. Wright II said Monday for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Amazon also can’t allow vendors other than trademark owner Kinsley Technology Co.'s authorized distributor ...

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