French High Court Partially Reverses EBay Counterfeit Ruling

Law360, New York (May 3, 2012, 8:39 PM EDT) -- France's highest court on Thursday reportedly overturned part of a ruling against eBay Inc., which had been accused by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA of disrupting distribution networks and selling counterfeit goods.

The Cour de Cassation remanded the case to a lower appeals court, according to the Wall Street Journal.

EBay was originally fined €38 million ($50 million) in 2008 and ordered to stop sales of LVMH brand perfume like Christian Dior, Givenchy, Kenzo and Guerlain, the Journal reported. However, in 2010, another appeals court...
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