All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Louis Vuitton’
Louis Vuitton, the manufacturer of expensive handbags carried by thousands of people who usually cannot afford to do so, is asking a Florida court to put the hurt on hundreds of websites that sell knock-off Vitton products. Their targets: louiszvuitton.com, knockofflouisvuittonhandbags.com, and any other company that makes its money selling cheap imitations of their beloved products. However, Vitton isn’t just …
The European Court of Justice has ruled in Google’s favor with regards to a case Louis Vuitton brought against the search giant. According to the ECJ, Google did not violate trademark law by allowing advertisers to bid on keywords trademarked by other companies.
The Paris District Court ruled today that eBay is liable for harming the reputation of luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton through its use of trademarks, company name and domain name.
The Paris court has ordered eBay to stop using keywords which harm the reputation of the Louis Vuitton brand to promote its sites and will impose penalties of $1,372 (1,000 euros) for future violations.