High Court Won't Hear Tiffany IP Claims Against EBay

Law360, New York (November 29, 2010, 1:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has elected not to hear an appeal from Tiffany & Co. in a trademark dispute with eBay Inc., effectively ending a six-year court battle over the sale of counterfeit Tiffany jewelry on the online auctioneer's website.

The high court denied Tiffany's petition for a writ of certiorari without comment on Monday, upholding rulings by two lower courts that eBay was not responsible for preemptively policing its site for possible fraud.

Tiffany filed its cert petition after the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
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