Louis Vuitton, Burberry Win $2.5M In Counterfeit Case

Law360, New York (July 6, 2011, 2:11 PM EDT) -- Louis Vuitton and Burberry Ltd. announced Wednesday that a Canadian court had awarded them CA$2.5 million (US$2.59 million) in a trademark and copyright suit against several companies that allegedly sold counterfeit versions of handbags sold by the luxury brands.

According to Louis Vuitton, the June 27 ruling by Justice James Russell of the Federal Court of Canada represents the largest-ever judgment in a counterfeiting case in Canada.

The judge ordered Singga Enterprises (Canada) Inc. and Carnation Fashion Co., both based in Burnaby, British Columbia, and Altec...
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