SOURCE: The Jewelry Exchange

April 07, 2006 12:55 ET

The Jewelry Exchange Seeks Damages for Infringement on Their Trade Names

TUSTIN, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 7, 2006 --Goldenwest Diamond Corporation, the parent company of the Jewelry Exchange, Jewelry Factory, and Jewelry Source, announced today that they will more aggressively defend their trademarks, including seeking injunctions and damages against offenders.

The company has retained a leading national law firm to investigate and pursue litigation against violators. "Our trademark and trade names are legally protected," a company spokesman stated. "We intend to find every company using any of our trade names, in any and all uses, and prosecute to the fullest extent, for both civil liabilities as well as possible criminal penalties."

In fact, Goldenwest Diamond Corporation brought legal action against an infringer of their trade name, the Jewelry Exchange. The end result was that Goldenwest Diamond Corporation was successful in that litigation and was awarded a judgment in excess of $2 million dollars, plus was granted a permanent injunction against the offending company.

Goldenwest Diamond Corporation has been operating for over 25 years as the Jewelry Exchange, with locations in the Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Dallas and Tampa metropolitan areas. The company operates as the Jewelry Factory in the Philadelphia, Washington D.C., New York, Detroit and Cleveland metropolitan areas. And in Houston, the company operates the Jewelry Source.

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