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October 5: Gray Goods and Fake Goods 2010 - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by Conferences New York City

Barbara Kolsun 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... Read More

Zero Tolerance this Summer in Italy for Buyers of Fake Luxury Goods
Posted on 18 Jun 2010 by Pier Luigi Roncaglia

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 fine. Under Article 1(7... Read More

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Louis Vuitton Achieves Genuine Victory Over Flea Market's Phony Sales
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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... Read More

CBP Kicks Fake NFL, NBA, MLB Jerseys Out for Season
Posted on 25 Oct 2010 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

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... Read More

Video: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's Intellectual Property Program – Grey Goods & Fake Goods 2010
Posted on 30 Nov 2010 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

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... Read More