Better technology and more accommodating courts are helping brands punch back harder against online counterfeiters.
Manhattan federal judge William Pauley signed off on a request from Compagnie Financière Richemont SA to disable more than 2,700 “rogue” Web sites selling counterfeit goods, according to a court order on March 1, which was unsealed Monday and obtained by WWD. The sites sold counterfeit watches, jewelry, sunglasses and handbags bearing a number of Richemont’s brands, including Cartier, A. Lange & Söhne, Officine Panerai, Roger Dubuis and Alfred Dunhill.
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