Surnamed Liang, Liang, and Han were accused by Louis Vuitton Malletier , the “LV” trademark holder, to the court for selling fake scarves, purses, shoes and other goods of “LV” trademark in Taobao shop, being asked to stop trademark infringement and a compensation for economic loss of 250,000 yuan. Recently, the Beijing Haidian District People’s Court received the case.
Since July 2011, Liang started selling all kinds of counterfeit trademark clothing, shoes, bags and so on in his Taobao shop, and he was responsible for the purchase of goods, pricing and production of graphic description, and another surnamed Liang was responsible for daily management, taking orders and so on. Since February 2013, Liang had purchased counterfeited “LV” trademark goods for resale from Han, involving a total of more than 1 million yuan. In 2014, due to the sale of counterfeited trademark goods of Louis Vuitton Malletier, surnamed Liang, Liang, and Han were prosecuted for the criminal behaviors.
Louis Vuitton Malletier held that, according to the relevant provisions of China Trademark Law, surnamed Liang, Liang and Han should also undertake corresponding civil liability, and suited to the court.
At present, the case is under further investigation.
(by Huang Xiaoyu)