Breaking News. Louis Vuitton Wins Landmark Victory Against eBay

June 30, 2008 • Fashion


According to WWD, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton today in French court won a against eBay for allowing the sale of counterfeit goods.

eBay has been ordered to pay LVMH Moet Hennessy around 40
million euros, or $63.2 million at current exchange, for selling
counterfeit items on its online auction site, and for selling genuine
products outside their desired retail channel.

Vuitton received the most and was awarded 19.3 million euros,
or $30.5 million; Christian Dior Couture received 17.4 million euros,
or $27.5 million, and Parfums Christian Dior, Parfums Kenzo, Guerlain
and Parfums Givenchy, were awarded around 3 million euros, or $4.7

EBay was ordered to stop selling fragrances and
cosmetics from those brands immediately, or face a fine of 50,000
euros, or $79,000, a day.

Source: WWD

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