NEW YORK -- A Federal Court judge, here, has issued a default judgment finding three apparel wholesalers -- Union Textile of New York, T-Shirts International Corp. and Jerzees Corp. - infringed on Calvin Klein's trademarks for men's and women's apparel.

The three, according to Stanley J. Yavner, counsel to Klein, illegally used the CK or Calvin Klein mark on T-shirts and sweatshirts. According to Yavner, Jerzees Corp. is not related to Russell Corp., which owns the mass market Jerzees brand.

Judge Sonia Sotomayor signed the judgment after the defendants failed to answer any of Klein's charges.

As part of the judgment, the defendants are permanently prohibited from selling any merchandise bearing any marks confusingly similar with Klein's. The decision also allows Klein to destroy all infringing material already seized from the defendants.

Yavner noted that his client and the three defendants had agreed to a settlement regarding money damages prior to the judgment. Yavner would not reveal the terms of the agreement, and officials from the three defendant companies could not be reached.

In the original complaint, filed in August 1993, Klein sought $3 million in damages from the three wholesalers.

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