Mauritius Court Shuts Down Hundreds Of "Ralph Lauren" Stores

Law360, New York (February 4, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Hundreds of Ralph Lauren outlets in Mauritius have been shut down after a court granted the fashion label an injunction against a flourishing cottage industry that had been using the trademark for years thanks to a government blunder.

On Friday, a judge gave Ralph Lauren a temporary injunction against all the shops in Mauritius that have been using the trademark and the famous polo player logo.

Ralph Lauren stores have sprouted all over the island thanks to a government blunder 12 years ago that granted the...
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