Kule has sued the Clare Vivier brand over the use of stripes, while LVMH goes to court over web sites selling fake Hublot and Tag Heuer watches.
Matthew Bassiur, head of global IP enforcement for Alibaba Group, shares insights into protecting a brand’s IP.
The case is said to be the largest single IP win by a foreign firm in China.
The companies may be on opposite ends of the fashion spectrum, but they’re both going after counterfeiters on Amazon and elsewhere for tens of millions of dollars.
The e-commerce firm unveiled enhancements to its Intellectual Property Protection platform.
As Kering and Alibaba make peace, the president gets set to take on China over IP, and another suit against Kim Kardashian raises questions over motives.
The week’s legal action included a case involving Coty’s attempts to limit distribution and a deceptive pricing suit against Forever 21.
When is a product a parody and when is it a knockoff is the question in cases involving Louis Vuitton and Titleist.
The number of seized items grew and counterfeit beauty products, apparel and accessories made up about half of the value.
The German company wants Forever 21 to stop using stripe designs similar to its trademarked version once and for all.
Louis Vuitton’s recent $23 million judgment in a counterfeit case shows how brands have to continually fight the plague, while questions arise over whether the FTC is serious about enforcing influencers’ disclosure rules.
The luxury house went after more than 200 web sites selling counterfeit goods in the U.S.
The luxury powerhouse got a multimillion-dollar judgment against Amazon stores offering knock-off goods.