Court Says “Non” To Louis Vuitton’s Injunctive Request

Law360, New York (May 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After a favorable appeal, Louis Vuitton has suffered another defeat in district court in its long-standing case against retail chain Burlington Court Factory over a line of women's handbags alleged to be “confusingly similar” to the French fashion house’s signature design.

Earlier this week, a federal trial court rejected Vuitton’s motion for a preliminary injunction that would have prohibited Burlington Coat Factory from selling the beaded accessories.

The decision marks the second time in the trademark infringement case that the court has rejected Vuitton’s request, having...
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