By  on October 29, 2007

Chanel filed a lawsuit against Terence Jackson, who operates TJ’s Purses and tjspurses.com, for allegedly selling counterfeit Chanel products. The case was filed on Oct. 19 in federal court in the Western District of Tennessee. According to legal documents Chanel alleged that Jackson sold earrings, watches, sunglasses, wallets, handbags, fragrances and other items bearing fake Chanel trademarks. Chanel asked the court for preliminary and permanent injunctions, damages and trial costs. Jackson could not be reached for comment.

Chanel filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Southern District of Indiana against Deji Nunayon and KMD Holdings for alleged trademark counterfeiting and infringement on Oct. 19. Nunayon and KMD Holdings operate newestbags.net, Newestbags, enticingshop.com and Enticing Shop. According to court documents Chanel asked for permanent and temporary injunctions, damages and trial costs. Defendants could not be reached for comment by press time.

On Oct. 16, Chanel filed a trademark counterfeiting and infringement lawsuit against Minran Pu, who operates under a number of names including 100ibuy.com, 100ibuy, 100ibuy Co. Ltd., USAebuy.com Inc. and USAebuy.com. The complaint was filed in federal court in Kansas. Chanel alleged the defendant sold counterfeit handbags, wallets, eyeglass frames and key chains. The luxury company asked the court for preliminary and permanent injunction, damages and trial costs. The defendant could not be reached for comment.

Estée Lauder Cosmetics and Make-Up Art Cosmetics filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Sang Chung and Se Chung, who do business as Basic, on Oct. 16 in federal court in Nevada. According to legal documents Lauder and Make-Up Art alleged that the defendants sold products with trademarks that were confusingly similar to MAC and Viva Glam products. The complaint included claims of trademark infringement, false designation of origin, false advertising and deceptive trade practices. Lauder and Make-Up Art asked the court for preliminary and permanent injunctions, damages and trial costs. Defendants could not be reached.

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