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  • 29
    Oct
    The value of “made in …”
    Introduction On September 29 2010 the EU International Trade Committee approved a proposal for an EU-wide system of origin labelling for goods imported from third countries. The proposed EU regulation would affect specific categories of goods, such as clothing, textiles, footwear, ceramics and jewellery, and would apply to products destined for end users. It aims…
    Article filed under: Fashion, Intellectual Property
  • 1
    Nov
    What happens when goods slip through the selective distribution net?
    On April 23, 2009, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that if a licensee puts luxury goods on the market in contravention of a provision in a licensing agreement, even if it can be deemed to have done so with the trademark owner’s consent on the basis of Article 7 of the EU Trademark…
    Article filed under: Fashion
  • 16
    Jun
    Can luxury companies successfully oppose sales in discount stores?
    What happens when a licensee sells goods to a discount store in disregard of a provision in the licensing agreement? A balance must be struck between: the legitimate interest of the proprietor of the trade mark covered by the licensing agreement in being protected against a discount store which does not form part of the…
    Article filed under: Fashion
  • 11
    Jul
    Memorandum informativo – il caso Louis Vuitton vs. Ebay
    1. La sentenza del Tribunale di Commercio di Parigi Il 30 giugno 2008 il Tribunale di Commercio di Parigi ha condannato in solido eBay Inc. e eBay International AG a risarcire alla società Louis Vuitton Malletier SA, società interna al gruppo francese leader nel settore del lusso LVMH, i danni derivanti dall’aver consentito la vendita…
    Article filed under: Fashion
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