This is an interesting
man-bites-dog case, in which an accused counterfeiter who claims to have sold
authentic Coach products on eBay sued Coach under a state consumer protection
statute, among other claims, asserting that "Coach is trying to...
eBay took measures to cut
down on the sale of counterfeit goods. However, Tiffany felt that the measures
did not go far enough and demanded that eBay discontinue all Tiffany auctions
on its site. eBay refused. The Second Circuit in Tiffany Inc. v....
IN THE UNITED STATES
FOR THE NORTHERN
DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
and COACH SERVICES, INC.,
Plaintiffs, Case No.
CHARLIE'S OF ILLINOIS, INC.
The Second Circuit's April 1, 2010 opinion in Tiffany
v. eBay , both affirmed and remanded portions of the decision of
the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that addressed
whether the online marketplace site eBay may be...
Recently, the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New
York, awarded $164 million in damages to clothing designer Tory Burch. Tory
Burch's lawsuit, filed December 2010, involved hundreds of rogue websites
selling counterfeit versions of Tory...
long-running litigation between Tiffany & Co, and eBay, in which Tiffany
sought to hold eBay liable for counterfeit Tiffany goods sold on eBay's
Internet auction site appears finally to have come
to a close, not with a bang, but with a...
F.3d 93, *; 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 6735, **;
94 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1188; 2010-1 Trade Cas.
INC. and TIFFANY and COMPANY, Plaintiffs-Appellants, - v. - eBay, Inc.,
Docket No. 08-3947...
learned that counterfeits of our client's goods were in the marketplace. Until
then, our client had the erroneous belief that counterfeiting was primarily a
problem in the recording, clothing and accessory fields. We needed to determine...
By Ashlee Froese of Gilbert's LLP
With the International Chamber of Commerce's recent report stating that the counterfeit goods industry may reach $1.75 trillion (US) by 2012, INTA has decided to step up its game. ( For those of you not in the...
Christian Louboutin filed suit on Monday in the Southern District of
New York, claiming federal trademark infringement, trademark counterfeiting,
trademark dilution, unfair competition and false designation of origin. The shoe company has also raised...
COURT UPDATE: how eBay avoided liability for sales of counterfeit goods on its
You might think that eBay had much to
fear when it was sued in federal court by Tiffany & Company, famed purveyor
of luxury jewelry. After all, eBay...
City Council Member Margaret
Chin today introduced a bill to criminalize the purchase of counterfeit
goods. The bill targets
purchasers when they should know a purchase is counterfeit based on an item's
cost or quality or a sale's...
A New York court recently pierced the corporate veil and
refused to dismiss Burberry Limited / Burberry USA's complaint against an
Burberry commenced the action against Asher Horowitz, the
sole owner and officer of Designers...
Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the controversial decision in
the Chloé v. Queen Bee case, in which the U.S. District Court for the
Southern District of New York refused to exercise jurisdiction over an Internet