Hemp Rolling Paper Distributor Sues Over EBay Knockoffs

Law360 (August 17, 2020, 4:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. distributor of RAW brand cigarette and hemp rolling papers has filed suit against an eBay vendor that allegedly sold knockoff versions of the rolling papers, telling a Michigan federal court it is entitled to $2 million in damages per trademark.

BBK Tobacco & Foods LLP, doing business as HBI International, said in Friday's suit that the Georgia-based eBay seller Jillycut's Junk and its owners Mark and Dawn Giangiuli have been selling at least four types of counterfeit RAW brand rolling papers in violation of HBI's various trademarks and copyrights for the name and package design of the products.

"Defendants' counterfeit...

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