Friday, September 20, 2013
L. Vuitton Wins Privacy Case against Australian Importer
"French fashion giant Louis Vuitton has won a David and Goliath battle against a local importer who was caught selling fake products to Australian retailers," according to a Herald Sun report on News.Com.Au. "The famed luxury retailer took Federal Court action against Sonya Valentine Pty. Ltd. after the company was caught selling fake Louis Vuitton sunglasses emblazoned with the renown floral emblem of the high-end brand. Louis Vuitton products have long been the target of sophisticated global counterfeit operations because of their high price-tag and popularity with celebrities. The court heard the wholesale company imported the fake sunglasses from China in two shipments between May and July last year before selling them on to local retailers." Read more.