Richemont International, the parent company of luxury jewellery brands Cartier and Montblanc, has targeted a group of counterfeiters for allegedly setting up online stores to sell fake goods.
A mobile phone accessory company has filed a trademark infringement and racketeering lawsuit against eBay and PayPal claiming that the companies “knowingly profited” from the sale of counterfeit goods.
Luxury brand Kering, the parent company of Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, has obtained a preliminary injunction against a series of companies that use online retailer Alibaba Group to sell counterfeit products.
Taylor Swift has reportedly teamed up with online retailer JD.com and Alibaba’s Tmall marketplace to sell authorised merchandise in China.
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has remanded a trademark dispute between military watch maker Multi Time Machine and Amazon over searches on the e-commerce company’s site.
A man from Corby in Northamptonshire has been fined £2,100 after pleading guilty to selling illegal and counterfeit cigarettes online.
UK fashion label Lipsy has settled two disputes in a week with websites accused of selling products that infringed its trademarks, designs and copyright.
The UK’s National Trading Standards has found success in the first few weeks of an enforcement operation targeted at abuses of intellectual property rights on social media.
Italian police have shut down more than 400 websites allegedly selling counterfeit high end luxury products and arrested 15 people who they believe are behind the sites.
A Canadian appeals court has reaffirmed a worldwide injunction requiring Google to remove links to websites selling counterfeit computer hardware.