Audi has sued another car parts company for allegedly selling counterfeit goods designed to convey the “false impression that the company is associated with Audi
Audi has sued a Florida-based car parts company, stating that the goods it sells online are counterfeit and designed to convey the “false impression that the company is associated with Audi”.
A group of US sports associations which united in September to tackle counterfeiters has been granted a default judgment against an “interrelated group” of counterfeiters.
Nearly 28,000 internet stores are suspected of marketing trademark-infringing goods in Sweden, Germany, the UK and Spain, according to a study.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has revealed that since 2014, more than 4,000 websites set up with stolen identities in order to sell counterfeit goods have been shut down in the UK.
Luxury brand Louis Vuitton has taken action against nearly 70 defendants accused of selling counterfeit versions of its goods online.