L'Oreal Appeals French EBay Win In Fake Goods Fight

Law360, New York (June 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- L'Oreal SA lodged an appeal Wednesday of a French court's decision that eBay Inc. is not liable to the cosmetic company for sales of counterfeit perfumes and other products on the auction site, though L'Oreal said it remained committed to using mediation to resolve the dispute.

The Paris-based cosmetics manufacturer said the appeal was meant "to protect the group's rights" in the case.

On May 13, Paris' Tribunal de Grande Instance handed eBay its first French victory in a dispute over counterfeit luxury goods, rejecting L'Oreal's...
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