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Adidas seeks injunction against more than 250 alleged counterfeiters


Adidas has asked the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida to enjoin more than 250 defendants from allegedly selling counterfeit versions of its goods across hundreds of websites.

Adult entertainment site takes action over illegal downloading


Adult entertainment website Strike Holdings has filed a copyright infringement complaint against an IP address it has accused of “stealing works on a grand scale” through BitTorrent.

Photographer sues Associated Press over Jennifer Lopez picture


A professional photographer has sued the Associated Press for using a picture he took of singer Jennifer Lopez without permission, with the picture going on to feature on the Daily Mail news website.

eBay launches authentication service for $500 designer bags


eBay has launched a service where “industry experts” can verify the authenticity of a seller’s designer handbag before it is shipped to the buyer.

Costco wins transfer of domain name at WIPO


Wholesaler Costco has won the transfer of a domain name from an Australian citizen, despite him saying it made “no sense” to continue proceedings as he would willingly transfer the domain.

Chanel sues group based in ‘lax’ jurisdictions


French fashion company Chanel has filed a complaint against 20 defendants who “operate in foreign jurisdictions with lax trademark systems” for allegedly selling counterfeit goods online.

Smiley face symbol beams as trademark granted


The Smiley Company, which licenses the famous yellow smiley face emoticon, has won a trademark battle in Chile.

Richemont takes on Chloé and Cartier counterfeiters


Luxury goods company Richemont, which owns brands such as Chloé and Cartier, has sued a group of Chinese citizens running internet stores allegedly designed to fool customers into thinking they are licensed sellers.

Change needed to tackle ‘fake lawyers’: report


Lawyers should begin switching to a .law domain name to protect themselves from the growing threat of “fake lawyers”, a report has said.

Pirate ad revenue halved by ‘industry efforts’: report


Advertising revenue for websites showing pirated content in the US has been slashed by between 48% and 61% in the past year, according to a report by the Trustworthy Accountability Group.

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