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Walmart, Olaplex Get Counterfeit Hair Products Suit Tossed

May 15, 2020, 5:49 PM

A federal judge in California dropped a hair product company’s complaint that Walmart Inc. infringed its trademarks by allegedly selling counterfeit products online after the parties called it quits.

Olaplex LLC and Liqwd Inc. sued Wal-Mart.com USA LLC and Walmart Inc. last year for allegedly distributing and selling counterfeit Olaplex products. Liqwd owned the trademarks and licensed them to its affiliate Olaplex, the complaint said.

The companies earlier this week told the court they were voluntarily dismissing the suit with prejudice. U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald of the Central District of California then dismissed the case, noting the parties...

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