Coach Hits Chicago With Suit Over Counterfeit Goods

Law360, New York (May 24, 2010, 3:25 PM EDT) -- Coach Services Inc. has launched a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Chicago, claiming the city's failure to crack down on vendors selling counterfeit goods at a local outdoor market has violated dozens of trademarks and copyrights owned by the luxury accessories company.

Coach alleges the city's inaction amounts to trademark and trade dress infringement under the Lanham Act, trademark dilution and unfair competition under state laws, and copyright infringement, among other claims, according to a complaint lodged Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
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