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Louis Vitton Doesn't See the Humor

Posted on December 15, 2017 at 10:15 AM

A hand bag company called My Other Bag (MOB) has been engaged in a long legal battle with Louis Vitton.  The company claimed that MOB's canvas tote bags depicting images of Louis Vitton bags was an infringing use of their copyrights and trademarks and was diluting their brands. The District Court for the Southern District of New York held that such use amounted to parody and was an acceptable use.  The Second Circuit affirmed and the Supreme Court rejected Louis Vitton's appeal.  CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE





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