Louis Vuitton Seeks 337 Probe Of Chinese, Calif. Cos.

Law360, New York (December 6, 2010, 5:30 PM EST) -- Louis Vuitton Malletier SA is asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to open a Section 337 investigation against companies spread across China, Texas and California allegedly making, distributing or selling knock-off handbags, luggage, accessories and packaging.

The Paris-based luxury goods maker submitted its complaint with the ITC on Friday, claiming the infringement of several of its famous Toile Monogram trademarks.

The proposed respondents in Louis Vuitton's complaint are T&T Handbag Industrial Co. Ltd. and Sanjiu Leather Co. Ltd., both of China; Jianyong Zheng, Alice Bei Wang,...
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