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NEWS: Three Companies Fined $2.5-Million for Knock-Off Louis Vuitton and Burberry Bags

Posted by admin on Jul 5, 2011 12:08:15 PM
Three Canadian companies have been ordered to pay roughly $2.5- million for selling knock-off Louis Vuitton and Burberry handbags in what a Federal Court judge described as an “egregious” case of trademark infringement.

Vancouver-based companies Singga Enterprises Inc. and Carnation Fashion Company, along with Altec Productions of Toronto, were accused of importing, manufacturing and selling handbags bearing Louis Vuitton and Burberry logos.

Louis Vuitton and Burberry filed their lawsuit after using private investigators for two years to visit warehouses and purchase fake handbags in person and online.

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Topics: Counterfeiting, Luxury Goods