17 USC 1322
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In general. A court having jurisdiction over actions under this chapter [17 USC § §1301 et seq.] may grant injunctions in accordance with the principles of equity to prevent infringement of a design under this chapter [17 USC § §1301 et seq.], including, in its discretion, prompt relief by temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
Damages for injunctive relief wrongfully obtained. A seller or distributor who suffers damage by reason of injunctive relief wrongfully obtained under this section has a cause of action against the applicant for such injunctive relief and may recover such relief as may be appropriate, including damages for lost profits, cost of materials, loss of good will, and punitive damages in instances where the injunctive relief was sought in bad faith, and, unless the court finds extenuating circumstances, reasonable attorney's fees.