Italian newspapers reported that last Sunday, June 6 2010, an Austrian
tourist who bought a 7 Euro fake Louis Vuitton purse from a beach vendor in
Jesolo, an Italian beach resort near Venice, got slapped with a 1,000 Euro
Under Article 1(7) of Law No. 80/2005 and subsequent amendments, an...
Barbara Kolsun is General Counsel
of Stuart Weitzman, LLC, where she started the company's first in-house legal
department. She has devoted significant time and effort to the protection of
intellectual property, serving as Chairman of the Board of the International
From the US Customs and Border Protection More than $60,000 of Counterfeit Sports Apparel Seized Los Angeles - Cracking down on unlicensed merchandise
arriving from China, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers
and import specialists confiscated fifteen parcels containing
Source is a critical signal of value in the fashion
industry. This value is often a vulnerability, however, as the industry's most
coveted brands struggle to maintain the appeal and exclusivity of their marks
amid a thriving gray market for knock-off goods. Recently, the Benjamin N.
By Tyler Baker
Luxury brand titan Louis Vuitton recently achieved a significant victory over counterfeiting of its designer products. In an action brought in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Louis Vuitton sued the Eisenhauer Road Flea Market, its owner, Bruce L. Gore, and...