THE Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the U.S. affirmed a landmark ruling in favor of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, which held Web hosts and other third parties accountable for the sale of counterfeit products.
The 2007 case was filed in the Northern District of California and was appealed following a jury ruling in favor of LVMH in 2009. The company was awarded damages of $32.4 million.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"